Job Summary

The Executive Director of the Jamaica National Heritage Trust (JNHT) is responsible for preserving and promoting Jamaica’s heritage guided by established policies, goals and objectives approved by the Board of Trustees and /or the relevant Ministry.

These policies, goals and objectives will be operationalized through projects, programmes and services deemed to be vital to understanding and protecting Jamaica’s material cultural heritage and will include the participation of a diverse group of engaged citizens as well as representatives of heritage organizations both local and international who will play a crucial role in discussions, planning and development.

Minimum Required Qualification and Experience

  • A Masters degree in Humanities or Cultural Studies or Heritage Studies or Cultural Resource Management or Anthropology or its equivalent from a recognized tertiary institution. OR
  • A Masters Degree in Business Administration, Management or its equivalent from a recognized tertiary institution.
  • Ten (10) years experience in a senior position in a cultural, heritage or development organization.
  • Fluency in another language spoken within the Caribbean Region would be an asset.

Click for a complete description of the position: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Proposed Job Description

Applications accompanied by resumes should be received no later than Friday, 24th March 2017.

Human Resource Department

Jamaica National Heritage Trust

79 Duke Street



Tel: 922-1287/8 or 922-3990

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.