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Museum/Historic Site Supervisor - Cooch’s Bridge Historic Site - Newark, DE

  • 15 Oct 2021 10:03 AM
    Message # 11492095

    Museum/Historic Site Supervisor

    Cooch’s Bridge Historic Site

    Newark, DE

    The position is a full-time, merit position and will require weekend and some evening work. The position is based just outside of Newark, Delaware, with a hiring salary range of $34,984.00 – $37,064.25. Posting closes on Tuesday, October 26.

    The Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs (Department of State) seeks an enthusiastic and experienced individual to provide leadership within the Cooch’s Bridge Historic Site.

    Working with a variety of colleagues from the Division, and under the direction of the Historic Sites Team Manager, the Museum/Historic Site Supervisor is responsible for the daily operations, project coordination, and public programming at the Cooch’s Bridge Historic Site, a new site for the Division.

    The Museum/Historic Site Supervisor will participate in and oversee all aspects of site operations and interpretive and education programming related to individuals, groups, and schools. This programming will occur on-site, off-site, and virtually. This position will work to raise awareness of the programs offered that highlight the history of the site in regional and national topics. Additionally, this position will be the on-site coordinator of the transition of this property to a public historic site. This involves supervising contractors, working with volunteers, and acting as the Division’s liaison to the local community.

    The Cooch’s Bridge Historic Site covers a wide swath of history from pre-contact to the Industrial Revolution. Particular emphasis is on the use of the land and river, the Battle of Cooch’s Bridge (Delaware’s only land battle of the Revolutionary War), milling history, and all the people who lived and worked in the area. The site is in the process of transitioning from private land to a public site. The Site Supervisor will have a key role in formally opening the sixth museum operated by the State of Delaware under the Division

    Follow this hyperlink for the full position description with duties and information about how to apply. 

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