Heritage Tourism Program Coordinator (HTPC)

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JOB OBJECTIVE:  The HTPC will lead the agency’s heritage tourism outreach and development efforts and the primary heritage tourism team of three additional professional staff. The commission is charged to promote heritage tourism by assisting persons, including local governments, organizations, and individuals, in the preservation, enhancement, and promotion of heritage and cultural attractions in this state.  The program must include efforts to raise the standards of heritage and cultural attractions around this state; foster heritage preservation and education; encourage regional cooperation and promotion of heritage and cultural attractions; and foster effective local tourism leadership and organizational skills.

The Texas Historical Commission’s work includes the Texas Heritage Trails Program with a 20-year award-winning track record; print and digital tools such as www.TexasTimeTravel.com , Texas Time Travel Tours, Texas Heritage Travel Guide, a cultural guide series and various thematic guides for heritage travelers. The HTPC will provide program leadership and daily operations under the guidance and limited supervision of the Community Heritage Development Division Director with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement. Work involves planning, developing, and implementing major agency program(s) and providing consultative services and technical assistance to program staff, governmental agencies, community organizations, or the general public.  Train, lead, assign, and/or prioritize the work of the heritage tourism team. 

19-15 Heritage Tourism (Program Specialist V-CHD).pdf

Job Vacancy Notice
Position Title: Heritage Tourism Program Coordinator (HTPC)
Classification Title: Program Specialist V
Job Posting Number: 19-15
Salary: $5,000.00-$5,900.00/Monthly
Salary Group/Class#: B21/1574
FLSA: Exempt
Opening Date: 10/09/2018
Closing Date: Until filled 
Duration: Regular, Full-time
Hours/Week: 40 hours
Work Location Address: 1304 Colorado, Austin, TX 78701

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