Regional Site Manager, Metro Boston
Location: Otis House,
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
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.
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.
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.
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, or sexual orientation.
People of color are encouraged to apply. Historic New England offers generous and comprehensive vacation, holiday,
and health and wellness benefit packages.