My Profile

Visitor Services and Public Programs Manager

  • December 31, 2018 1:55 PM
    Message # 6978147
    MANY Staff (Administrator)

    Company Name:

    Geneva Historical Society

    Approximate Salary: 

    24000.00 - 30000.00 Per Year 


    Geneva, New York


    United States

    Position Type:

    Full Time

    Required Experience:

    2 - 5 years

    Required Education:

    Bachelor's Degree

    Job Title: 

    Visitor Services and Public Programs Manager

    Visitor Services and Public Programs Manager

    The Visitor Services and Public Programs Manager is a key member of a small team which collaborates in the effective operations of the Geneva Historical Society.

     Salary and Benefits

    The position is full time with an annual salary between $24,000 and of $30,000, health insurance and other benefits.  For security purposes, the Manager is required to live in the Carriage House at Rose Hill.

    Training and Experience

    Bachelor’s degree in Education, Museum Studies, History or related field required.  A minimum of two years’ work experience in a museum setting.  Experience planning and implementing educational programming in a museum, historic site, or related setting.   Proficient in using technology, including social media and Microsoft Office.  Strong written and verbal skills (including the ability to present information in a variety of formats and to a variety of audiences) and the ability to effectively deal with staff and the general public.   Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail and the ability to work independently and collaboratively on multiple projects.

    Specific Responsibilities

    The primary responsibility of the Visitor Services and Public Programs Manager is overseeing the visitor experience and development of public programming at Rose Hill Mansion and the Johnston House. Other duties include assisting with school programming, training and overseeing those involved in the interpretation of Rose Hill and Johnston House, managing the day-to-day operation of the Carriage House Gift Shop and Visitor Center at Rose Hill, managing group tours, and coordinating outside rentals of Rose Hill.    For security purposes, the Manager is required to live in the Carriage House at Rose Hill.

    For a complete job description, go to


    To apply: Send cover letter, resume and three references to Kerry Lippincott, Executive Director, Geneva Historical Society, 543 South Main Street, Geneva, NY 14456 or director@genevahistoricalsociety.com.

    Founded in 1883 the Geneva Historical Society tells the stories of Geneva, New York.  The Historical Society preserves and interprets these stories through three historic house museums - the Geneva History Museum at the Prouty-Chew House, Rose Hill Mansion, and Johnston House. 

The Museum Association of New York strengthens the capacity of New York State’s cultural community by supporting professional standards and organizational development. We provide advocacy, training, and networking opportunities so that museums and museum professionals may better serve their missions and communities.

Museum Association of New York is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization. 

265 River Street
Troy, NY 12180 USA

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software