Alabama Historical Commission, Alabama SHPO

Employment Opportunities

The Alabama Historical Commission is a nationally recognized state agency dedicated to protecting, maintaining, developing, and interpreting Alabama's historic sites.

Director of Historic Sites

The Alabama Historical Commission has a job opening for a Historic Sites Director located at our Main Office in Montgomery, Alabama.

Salary Range: $52,663.20 to $80,287.20 Annually

The Alabama Historical Commission is seeking a Historic Sites Director with a STRONG business management background to oversee the management of 11 sites across the state of Alabama. To get more information on our sites visit our website at The successful candidate must have excellent written and oral communication skills. The site director will improve the historic sites profitability by increasing revenue and historical site visitation. The director will spend a considerable time at the sites to ensure that sites are well maintained and kept in a condition presentable to the public.

Employ innovation and technology to track and improve historic sites profitability by increasing revenue 10% per year and historical site attendance by 5% per year.

Prepares and recommends annual operating and capital budgets to executive director and administers approved budget

Ensures historic sites are maintained and kept in a condition which is presentable to the public and presents a positive image to the State of Alabama.

Provides leadership to site directors, guiding and directing their activities to ensure they support the overall mission of the Commission

Displays initiative in managing and improving day-to-day operations at historic sites

Employee will work independently under the general direction of the executive director

The Alabama Historical Commission will receive applications for this position until the close of business on May 29, 2015. Please send resume and letter of interest to the following address:

Alabama Historical Commission
Attn: Clara Nobles
Personnel Director
468. South Perry Street
Montgomery, AL 36130-0900
Fax: (334)240-3477

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