Location: Gov. John Langdon House <http://www.historicnewengland.org/historic-properties/homes/gov.-john-langdon-house> , Portsmouth, N.H.
Description and responsibilities: The regional site manager serves as Historic New England’s liaison to Northern New England 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 Langdon House, Rundlet-May House <http://www.historicnewengland.org/historic-properties/homes/rundlet-may-house> , and Jackson House <http://www.historicnewengland.org/historic-properties/homes/jackson-house> in Portsmouth, N.H.; Gilman Garrison House <http://www.historicnewengland.org/historic-properties/homes/gilman-garrison-house> in Exeter, N.H.; and Barrett House <http://www.historicnewengland.org/historic-properties/homes/barrett-house> in New Ipswich, N.H.; and the supervision of two additional site managers who are responsible for six historic museum properties in the region. This position also oversees Historic New England’s Northern New England regional center at Jewett-Eastman House in South Berwick, Maine. The primary goals of the regional site manager are to provide the greatest public access to 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.
Qualifications: Master’s degree in a relevant field, preferably in American history, business, art or cultural history, historic preservation, or museum studies. Four years job-related experience and the ability to work independently. Experience with non-profit institutions managing historic site operations, including financial management. Experience developing and leading interpretive tours and creating innovative public programs. Prior supervisory experience, problem solving and multi-tasking ability, and familiarity with team approach. Requires excellent communication skills. Word processing and spreadsheet skills. Ability to drive and a valid driver’s license required.
Applications: Please send resume and cover letter to Jobs@HistoricNewEngland.org.
Historic New England is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.