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Posted: 07/18/2016

Texas Historical Commission
Magoffin Home State Historic Site

The Texas Historical Commission (THC) is the state agency for historic preservation. We save the real places that tell the real stories of Texas. THC employees consult with citizens and organizations to preserve Texas’ architectural, archeological, and cultural landmarks. The agency is recognized nationally for its preservation programs. Agency employees work in various fields, including archeology, architecture, history, economic development, heritage tourism, public administration, and urban planning. We employ dedicated and professional people who are committed to the utilization of the latest best practices and technology in delivering statewide services to our customers.

Program Supervisor III (Site Manager) - Magoffin Home State Historic
Professional Opportunity
El Paso, TX
$3,883.34 - $4,800 (Monthly)

Under the direction of the Historic Sites Supervisor, the Site Manager is responsible for effective administration, management and operation of the Magoffin Home State Historic Site.  In addition, the Site Manager is responsible for effective administration, management and operation of the Magoffin Home State Historic Site. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: budget development and management; maintenance of site; resource management and curatorial care of original and reproduction artifacts and exhibits; visitor services, interpretive and educational program planning, development, scheduling, production and evaluation; development of beneficial partnerships, volunteer management, media relations, promotional and marketing activities; records management and reporting; management of minor repair and maintenance projects; and personnel management. The Site Manager assists the Historic Sites Supervisor and Division Director with effective coordination and interaction with headquarters staff, community stake holders, and local government entities on matters affecting the site. Provide leadership to site staff, volunteers and other stakeholders to successfully manage and conserve the sites natural and cultural resources. Work under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.



1.       Hiring and supervision of site staff, including an Educator, Administrative Assistant, and Maintenance staff.

2.       Direct the day-to-day operations of the site, including visitor services, programs, safety and security.

3.       Responsible for program planning, development, and implementation.

4.       Develop and implement effective techniques for evaluation of operation and programs.

5.       Study and analyze operations and problems, and prepare reports of findings and recommendations.

6.       Prepare justifications for and assist in implementing procedural changes and policy compliance.

7.       Work with program staff in determining trends and resolving technical problems.

8.       Work with and speak to community and professional groups to coordinate, improve, and stimulate interest in the program and to secure support for local programs.

9.       Evaluate employee performance and identify mentoring, coaching and training opportunities for staff members.

10.   Provide recommendations on staffing needs and organization.

11.   Communicate Texas Historical Commission (THC) policy, business and information to staff in a timely basis.

12.   Communicate issues, opportunities, Friends group ideas and initiatives to supervisor in a timely and effective way.

13.   Maintain knowledge of current historic preservation and museum best practices.

14.   Participate with the Division, THC leadership and Commission in defining site mission.

15.   Communicate mission to stakeholders, Friends and community.

16.   Identify priorities and resources in annual and long range planning for the program.

17.   Provide effective liaison with site Friends group and assist them in annual planning, submission of annual program and timely reporting to Division as required.

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Until Filled

How to apply
State of Texas application must be submitted through the Work In Texas website at www.workintexas.com. You must have a Work In Texas profile in order to login and complete the application. If you have questions regarding the application process, please contact your local Work in Texas office. Only applicants interviewed will be notified of their selection or non-selection. Resumes will NOT be accepted in place of a completed application.
Egina Siddall
Phone: 5123056729
P O Box 12276
Austin, TX 78711

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