Job Listing: Superintendent of Historical Services

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City of Newport News, Newport News, VA


The City of Newport News is recruiting for a Superintendent of Historical Services.  Under general supervision, this position is responsible for the oversight and management of all city operated historic sites and museums.


Oversees the operations, management of historic artifacts, restoration efforts, regulatory compliance and programming for all city operated historic sites and museums.  


Responsible for the effective supervision and administration of the historical sites and museums including completing required reports, public education, marketing, budgeting, sustainability, purchasing and financial transactions to include revenue collection and fundraising, staff organization and development, performance evaluations, employee relations, prioritizing and assigning work and related activities.


Requires a Master’s Degree in History Museum Management or a closely related field and 3-5 years of progressively responsible experience in museum or historic site administration and management with 1-2 years of supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  To apply, logon to by 9/30/2019.   EOE