Jekyll Island Management Institute
Congratulations to JIMI Class of 2012
From left to right:
From left to right: William Lear, Illinois State Military Museum, Springfield, IL; Martha Battle Jackson, JIMI Administrator; Renee Walker-Tuttle, International Tennis Hall of Fame, Newport, RI; Alice Donahue, National Electronics Museum, Baltimore, MD; Josh White, Massie Heritage Center, Savannah, GA; Anita E. Heggli-Swenson, Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC; Julie Harris, River Discovery Center, Paducah, KY; Mary Hauser, Gregg Museum of Art & Design, Raleigh, NC; Karen Utz, Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, Birmingham, AL; Charles Grow, National Museum of the Marine Corps, Triangle, VA; Danyelle McNeill, Old State House Museum, Little Rock, AR; Catherine M. Pears, Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA; John M. Sherrer, III, Historic Columbia Foundation, Columbia, SC; Pody Gay, Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale, AR; Deitrah J. Taylor, Museum of Arts and Sciences, Perry, GA; Stewart Reeve, Illinois State Military Museum, Springfield, IL; Erin Harney, The Gorgas House Museum, Tuscaloosa, AL; Hassan Najjar, Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN; Robert A Dermann, Washington National Guard Museum, Tacoma, WA; John S. Lancaster, JIMI Facilitator
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The Jekyll Island Management Institute (JIMI) seeks to provide affordable leadership and management training to museum professionals. At JIMI, participants have the opportunity to learn current methods in the field and build networks with other museum professionals. Faculty members provide subject area expertise and practical approaches to administrative challenges. To learn more about the institute, click here to download the JIMI 2013 Brochure
To Apply for JIMI 2013, click here
This annual Institute provides an eight-day, total immersion environment professionals to learn more about general administration and operations. JIMI gives administrators the key resources imperative to orchestrating personnel efficiency, staff morale and overall organizational improvement.
JIMI offers opportunities for participants to learn management skills through presentations, small group discussions, projects and participatory exercises. Participants discover their management styles through self-tests and activities, groups project assignments and presentations.
JIMI 2013 will be held Tuesday, January 22 through Tuesday, January 29. Tuition of $650 for SEMC Members, $700 for non-members includes all materials, continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks, and the final banquet.
Rooms have been reserved at the beautiful seaside Beachview Club on Jekyll Island, GA. Single rooms will be approximately $85-$105/per night, and suites are approximately $120/per night, including taxes.
Peter La Paglia Scholarship Fund
Thanks to the generosity of friends and colleagues of the late Peter S. LaPaglia (co-founder of JIMI), the Southeastern Museums Conference (SEMC) and JIMI are pleased to offer a tuition scholarship. For information on how to apply for this scholarship, click here
Additional JIMI Scholarships
Other scholarships may be offered if funds are available. To apply, submit a one-page letter of justification, including estimated expenses, the amount your institution can afford, and the amount of your scholarship request.
Include this letter with the JIMI application packet
SEMC and JIMI gratefully thank the Arkansas Museums Association, the North Carolina Museums Council, the Mississippi Museums Association, and the South Carolina Federation of Museums for providing scholarship support for its members. In addition, the John and Cynthia Lancaster JIMI Scholarship provides funding for a museum professional from Tennessee. In 2012, Gaylord Brothers, Inc. also provided a tuition scholarship.
Tuition refunds will be issued only when a written cancellation is received in the SEMC Central Office via mail, fax, or email by 14 January 2013. A 25% cancellation fee will be deducted. Refund checks will be sent after 31 January 2013. After 14 January 2013, no refunds will be given. SEMC is not responsible for cancellations that were not received. Applicants may chose to delay participation for one year for a $100 fee.
For additional information, contact either:
Southeastern Museums Conference
|Martha Battle Jackson
Jekyll Island Management Institute
NC State Historic Sites
4620 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-4620
Phone: 919.733.7862 ext. 236