Historic Site Director

Johnston Farm & Indian Agency


The Board of Trustees of the Johnston Farm Council is seeking a strategic, dynamic, visionary, and collaborative leader to direct the day-today operations of the multi-faceted historic site located in West Central Ohio. The selected individual will succeed a long-term director who has served the site for more than a quarter century. 


The Johnston Farm & Indian Agency site includes the Maintenance and management of the Lockington Locks, located nearby. The dual sites include:

Established fifty years ago as one of the 58 sites owned by the State of Ohio and operated by Ohio History Connection, the site annually attracted thousand of visitors from across the United States and foreign countries. 

Recent Achievements:





EEO Statement:

The Johnston Farm Council Board ("Board"), agents of Ohio History Connection ("OHC"), will recruit, hire and maintain a diverse workforce allowing for the inclusion of every employee's unique value, contribution and potential. The Board is committed not only to the principle of equal employment opportunity but also to the letter and spirit of the law. The Board, as an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate in its employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, and/or related conditions, national origin, ethnicity, age, veteran status, genetic information, medical condition, physical or mental disability, or on any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. The Board ensures that equal employment opportunity applies to all areas of employment including hiring, promotion, demotion, transfer, recruitment, selection, discipline, termination, compensation, benefits and training.

ADA Compliance:

The Johnston Farm Council Board ("Board"), agents of Ohio History Connection ("OHC") is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, the Board will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to preform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the OHC Human Resources Department at  614-297-2390 or by email at


A letter of interest and resume including three professional references must be received no later than Friend, February 10, 2023. The application packet must be submitted to:

Michael Gutmann, President
Johnston Farm Council Board
Post Office Box 910 
Piqua, Ohio 45356


First round interviews are anticipated to be scheduled Monday, February 20 through Friday, March 3, 2023.

Second round of interviews are anticipated to be scheduled Monday, March 6 through Friday, March 17, 2023. 

Start Date:

May 15, 2023.

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