Heritage Tourism Program Development Specialist (Program Specialist III)

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JOB OBJECTIVE: Work as a part of a team and under the lead of the Heritage Tourism Program Coordinator (HTPC) to develop and promote tourism to heritage sites across the state as a means of preservation and economic development, and to provide technical assistance in the development of regional heritage tourism programs. Assist the team in implementing the goals and strategies of the 2020-2025 Heritage Tourism Strategic Plan. Assist the team on the following initiatives: to produce, update or expand print and digital cultural travel guides on heritage sites of Texas; community tourism workshops; and create enhanced digital content and location-based interpretation related to significant historical Texas locations and themes. Assist with planning, implementation and administration of contracts for heritage tourism product development. Assist in the administration and updating of heritage tourism digital products.  Working in conjunction with the nationally acclaimed Texas Heritage Trails Program (THTP), utilize print and digital media to interpret and package the state’s history and places for travelers.  Develop methods of promoting the tourism-related Texas Treasure Business Award winners. Work under general supervision of the HTPC with moderate limited latitude for use of initiative and independent judgment.

21-12 Heritage Tourism Program Development Specialist (CHD).pdf

Job Vacancy Notice
Position Title: Heritage Tourism Program Development Specialist
Classification Title: Program Specialist III
Job Posting Number: 21-12
Salary: $4,200.00-$4,900.00/Month
Salary Group/Class#: B19/1572
FLSA: Exempt
Opening Date: 11/05/2020
Closing Date: Until filled
Duration: Regular, Full-time
Hours/Week: 40
Work Location Address: 1304 Colorado, Austin, Texas 78701

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