George Ranch Historical Park Site Director

  • 06 Jan 2020 12:42 PM
    Message # 8494374

    Position Summary

    The George Ranch Historical Park (GRHP) Site Director is a newly created role that will lead the pursuit of the park’s mission to deliver a compelling educational experience to students and the community through the history, legacy, and land of a pioneer Texas family.

    The George Ranch Historical Park is a 471-acre history experience owned by The George Foundation, which has a Management Services Agreement in place with the Fort Bend History Association (FBHA) to deliver educational programming and serve as the park’s operator. The FBHA delivers a multi-dimensional educational experience to include living history, site tours, and hands on learning. Building a strong partnership with the FBHA staff will be critical to success in the role.

    The Site Director will provide leadership and oversight to three primary areas of responsibility operated by the FBHA – Educational Programming, Visitors Services & Hospitality, and Special Events.

    Position Duties

    • Responsible for daily operations of the George Ranch Historical Park
    • Provide leadership to 50+ Fort Bend History Association (FBHA) staff members in pursuit of park’s mission
    • P&L responsibility of $1.5M budget
    • Partner with FBHA staff to deliver a memorable, high impact, student learning experience
    • Cultivate buy-in from school districts and other stakeholders to drive visitation
    • Engage the community through Saturday programming
    • Build a culture of hospitality to enhance guest experience
    • Prioritize and coordinate maintenance and capital projects
    • Develop income opportunities through admissions, sponsorships, grants, and special events
    • Serve as an ambassador for The George Foundation and the GRHP
    • Candidates must be available and willing to work a Tuesday – Saturday schedule
    Position Qualifications
    • College degree required
    • Track record of strong leadership
    • Previous P&L experience
    • Experience as a museum professional or leadership experience with business operations or program delivery preferred, but not required
    • Ability to manage large-scale projects
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Experience with successful change management within an organization
    • Strong written and verbal communication
    • Professional appearance
    • Great attitude and strong work ethic
    • Proficient in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
    • Satisfactory background check and credit history report

    Interested candidates send resumes to roger@thegeorgefoundation.org

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