Historic New England

141 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA 02114

Date Posted:
November 27, 2018

Eastern Massachusetts



Regional Site Manager, Metro Boston


Location: Otis House, Boston, Mass.

Historic New England seeks a dynamic candidate to fill the position of regional site manager in Metro Boston. The regional site manager serves as Historic New England’s liaison to Metro Boston communities and operates the museums located in the region in conjunction with other Historic New England teams and within procedures established by Historic New England leadership. The regional site manager is responsible for the management and marketing of Otis House in Boston, the Lyman Estate in Waltham and Winslow Crocker House in Yarmouthport, and the supervision of two additional site managers who are responsible for five other historic museum properties in the Metro Boston region.

The primary goals of the regional site manager are to provide the greatest public access to Metro Boston sites and programs through initiatives that conform to site preservation standards and meet revenue and attendance targets set by the organization and to guide the site managers reporting to him/her to do the same


The successful candidate will possess strong administrative, management, and organizational skills; adjust easily to changing priorities; and have the ability to work independently. They will have a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and at least four years of job-related and/or translatable experience with non-profit institutions managing historic site operations, including financial skills. Requires fully competent computer skills including skilled use of MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel spreadsheet functions, and email. Must be able to operate effectively in a team environment, where communication within and among the teams is essential to success. Ability to interact diplomatically and communicate effectively orally and in writing is essential. The position requires a valid driver’s license and means of transportation as well the ability to work evening and weekend hours as required.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in a relevant field is preferred as are experience developing and leading interpretive tours, creating innovative public programs and volunteer programs, and experience with fundraising and development work as well as with collections care.

Work Environment: As typically performed, this position regularly involves talking, hearing, sitting, standing, walking, and bending/stooping. The position also involves lifting up to fifty pounds. The employee must perform functions including basic keyboarding and electronic and paper database/file management, operation of basic hand tools, and handling of artifacts, each of which typically requires manual dexterity in combination with eye-hand coordination. The position also requires constantly reading documents for general understanding. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

How To Apply:
Please send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements toJobs@HistoricNewEngland.org.
Apply by:
January 04, 2019
About this Organization:
Historic New England is a museum of cultural history that collects and preserves buildings, landscapes, and objects dating from the seventeenth century to the present and uses them to keep history alive and to help people develop a deeper understanding and enjoyment of new England life and appreciation for its preservation.

Historic New England is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to supporting equality of opportunity and respect for diversity. We are committed to providing equal opportunity in employment to all qualified persons without regard to non-work-related factors such as race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

Historic New England offers generous and comprehensive vacation, holiday, and health and wellness benefit packages.