The Roseland Cottage site manager is responsible for the management and marketing of Roseland Cottage in Woodstock, Connecticut, and Merwin House in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. This position serves as Historic New England’s liaison to the communities and operates the museums in conjunction with other Historic New England teams and within procedures established by headquarters in Boston. The primary goals of the site manager are to provide the greatest public access to the sites through museum initiatives that conform to site preservation standards and to meet the revenue and attendance targets set by the organization.
The Roseland Cottage site manager develops, promotes, implements, and evaluates innovative interpretive and educational public programs; manages the museum tour operation and museum shop; coordinates with development staff to identify and secure local funding; develops and manages site budgets. The Roseland Cottage site manager is also responsible for the supervision of museum guides, landscape staff, and an active volunteer corps.
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, preferably in American history, art or cultural history, historic preservation, or museum studies. Two years job-related experience required; four years preferred. Ability to work independently, solve problems, and multi-task. Familiarity with team approach. Requires excellent communication skills, word processing and spread sheet skills. Ability to drive and a valid driver’s license required.
How To Apply
Please send resume and cover letter to Jobs@HistoricNewEngland.org, fax to 617-227-9204, or mail to Historic New England, 141 Cambridge Street, Boston, Mass. 02114, Attn: Human Resources. Position open until filled.