Regional Site Manager, Northern New England

Employment Opportunity

Classification: Regular/full-time

Location: Governor John Langdon House, Portsmouth, N.H.

Description: Historic New England seeks a dynamic candidate to fill the position of regional site manager in Northern New England. 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 Governor John Langdon House, Rundlet-May House, and Jackson House in Portsmouth, N.H.; Gilman Garrison House in Exeter, N.H.; and 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 Northern New England region.

The primary goals of the regional site manager are:

Qualifications: 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.

Applications: Please send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Jo[email protected].

Historic New England offers a competitive vacation, benefits, and retirement package.

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.