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Job Opportunity – TX, Director of Interpretive Services

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD)– State Parks Division
Manager V – Director of Interpretive Services
Austin, Texas Posting # 16-00608 $7995.00/mo
Closing Date 6/21/16 11:59 p.m.
Under the direction of the State Parks Deputy Director, the Director of Interpretive Services is responsible for leadership and management of the State Parks Interpretive Services (IS) Program to meet division interpretive and education goals and standards. Provides oversight and supervision to the following IS Program Teams: Interpretive Planners, Exhibit Design and Fabrication, Regional Interpretive Specialists, Buffalo Soldiers, Outdoor Education and Outreach, Administrative Support Personnel and State Parks Web Team. Maintains a strategic plan for the Program and ensures IS teams fulfill their short and long term goals. Works to ensure IS teams provide high quality interpretive training, products, events and resources based on industry standards. Evaluates IS work and provides feedback to teams. Coordinates with other SP Programs, inter-agency teams, and other Divisions to build support for interpretation in State Parks. Responsible for the planning and oversight of IS program budgets. Maintains detailed report of interpretive activities in State Parks, provides reports to division and agency leadership. Engages with professional organizations, government entities and the public in support of interpretive and educational initiatives. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division and Branch rules, regulations and procedures.

Electronic application must be submitted through TPWD’s online employment system by the closing date for consideration. For the complete job posting and electronic application, please click on the following link:  http://agency.governmentjobs.com/tpwd/default.cfm

More information:

Lori Reiley
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
State Parks Division
Personnel Services & Intern Coordinator
4200 Smith School Road
Austin, Texas 78744
p. 512.389.4746
f. 512.389.4895
lori.reiley@tpwd.texas.gov

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