Program Supervisor III (Site Manager)

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General Information

Job Posting ID 6585465 Creation Date Oct 13, 2017
Employer Posting No 18-1100-26 Closing Date Open Until Filled
Job Site Address CASTROVILLE, Texas 78009 Employer Type State Government
Openings 1

Job Description


JOB OBJECTIVE: Under the direction of the Historic Sites Supervisor, the Site Manager is responsible for effective administration, management and operation of the Landmark Inn State Historic Site. In addition, the Site Manager is responsible for effective administration, management and operation of the Landmark Inn 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; operation of the eight-room historic inn, including laundry and breakfast services; 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 site’s 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. Develops and implements effective techniques for evaluation of operation and programs.
5. Studies and analyzes operations and problems, and prepares reports of findings and recommendations.
6. Prepares justifications for and assists in implementing procedural changes and policy compliance.
7. Works with program staff in determining trends and resolving technical problems.
8. Works with and speaks 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 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 assists them in annual planning, submission of annual program and timely reporting to Division as required.
18. Represent THC and the Historic Sites Division as needed in public meetings, seminars and other events.
19. Coordinate public relations, media and marketing activities with Public Information and Education Division.
20. Oversee collections care and management in consultation with the Division of Historic Sites’ Chief Curator, to insure that artifact and paper collections are under the site’s physical and intellectual control, appropriately stored and documented collections include historic buildings and features of the site.
21. Oversee maintenance and preservation planning and identify needed projects and appropriate resources to accomplish them.
22. Implement cyclical maintenance program for the historic site.
23. Direct the interpretive program for the site, including research, planning, development of programs and exhibits and conducting special and educational programs and audience research needed.
24. Provide subject matter expertise related to the historic site and its period of Texas history and insures the accuracy of material produced about the program or site.
25. Prepare annual budget proposal, monitor site expenditures to prevent overspending and approve expenditures from site budget.
26. May develop procedure manuals and planning documents.
27. May train others.
28. Adheres to established work schedule with regular attendance.
29. Follows all THC safety guidelines, policies and procedures and ethics requirements.

30. Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS (The application must specifically state how each of the following qualifications are met):
• Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in Business, History, American Studies, Archeology, Museum Studies or closely related field that included course work in museum studies;
• Minimum four years’ work experience in the museum field with one year of administrative and supervisory experience in directing a museum or historic site;
- Must have experience in managing museums and historic sites' and demonstrated success in developing business operations.
- Valid driver’s license, acceptable driving record and ability to drive a state vehicle; and
• Required to travel up to 10% of the work period.

• Master’s degree in History, American Studies, Archeology, Museum Studies or a closely related field that included museum studies course work with two years’ work experience in the museum field;
Supervisory Experience Required Yes
Pay Between $3,883.34 / MO and $4,800.00 / MO
Additional Pay Details The majority of state employees are paid once per month. Employees who are paid monthly will be paid on the first workday of each month following the payroll period. Example: If an employee worked in December, he or she would be paid on the first workday following January 1st because January 1st is a holiday.
Shift Days (First) Duration Regular
Workweek Full Time
Additional Workweek Details ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL CONDITIONS: Workplace setting is a historic site, in an office and outdoor setting where occasional exposure to weather, dust, insects, and traveling on uneven and unpaved surfaces, and lack of environmental control are part of the working conditions. Required to work 40 hours per week including flexible scheduled hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with days off other than Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Required to live on-site in 2B/2B home, nominal rent established by oversight agencies and may change according to market value, paid utilities. Must be able to safely lift up to 30 pounds and required to respond to emergency situations. Require to travel with an occasional overnight stay.
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Medical/Health Insurance Plan
  • Other Insurance Plans
  • Other Paid Leave
  • Pre-Tax Programs for Child and Health Care
  • Retirement Plan
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation Leave
Veterans Only No
Federal Contractor No
Eagle Ford Shale Job No
Is this job related to Hurricane Harvey Clean-up/Restoration? No

Job Requirements

Occupation General and Operations Managers
Minimum Experience and Education  4 yrs   0 mos and Bachelors Degree
- OR -
 2 yrs   0 mos and Masters Degree

- OR -

Occupation Historians
Minimum Experience and Education  4 yrs   0 mos and Bachelors Degree
- OR -
 2 yrs   0 mos and Masters Degree

Additional Requirements

Basic Computer Skills
  • Database Software (Oracle, Access, etc)
  • EMail Software (Outlook, Thunderbird, etc)
  • Personal Computers
  • Spreadsheet Software (Calc, Excel, etc)
  • Word Processing Software (Word, WordPerfect, etc)
Specific Computer Skills Please visit our website for important KSA requirements at
Driver's License Type Class C - Standard Driver's License

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Job Title Program Supervisor III (Site Manager)
Job Closing Date Dec 27, 2017
Open Until Filled Yes

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