2015 Visitor Services Director Positions
|2015 Jurisdictional Scan: Visitor Services Director|
|Does your jurisdiction have any examples of job descriptions for Directors (or Executive Director) Positions for Visitor Services/Visitor Experience?|
|B.C PARKS||✅||YES||Not Available|
|COMMENTS: Sent Parks Executive Director Visitor Services description, see resources below|
|SASKATCHEWAN PARKS||Inquiring Jurisdiction||Twyla MacGougall|
|COMMENTS: Original Email (CPC Request): Saskatchewan’s Assistant Deputy Minister for Parks has requested our assistance in providing examples of job descriptions for Directors (or Executive Director) Positions for Visitor Services/Visitor Experience. Many FPT park agencies have positions with similar titles, and it would be greatly appreciated if you could share a job description with Ms. MacDougall <firstname.lastname@example.org> and myself as soon as possible.|
|ONTARIO PARKS||✅||NO||Bruce Bateman|
|COMMENTS: Does not have any such positions in organization|
|NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR||X|
|PARKS NEW BRUNSWICK||X|
|GOVERNMENT OF NORTHWEST TERRITORIES||✅||NO||Tara Tompkins (for Richard Zieba)|
|COMMENTS: We just have a Director of Tourism and Parks|
|YUKON PARKS||✅||NO||Dan Paleczny|
|COMMENTS: We don’t have any such director positions in our organization|
Response Rate: 3/13 for 23%
- Most jurisdictions that responded did not have a Director of Visitor Services/Experience or a position they deemed similar
Future Questions to Ask:
- Would a Director of Visitor Services/Experience be a valuable addition to your jurisdictions team?
- Have jurisdictions with Directors of Visitor Services/Experience noticed a significant benefit to their results?
- What steps would need to be taken to create such a position within a jurisdiction? What kind of resources would be required?
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