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Posted: 08/12/2009

Baltimore Heritage

Preservation Field Position
Professional Opportunity
Baltimore, MD

Baltimore Heritage, Inc. is seeking a full-time field officer to lead the organizations efforts to preserve and revitalize Baltimores predominately African American historic neighborhoods. Baltimore Heritage, Inc. is Baltimores city-wide non-profit historic preservation organization. Founded in 1960, our mission is to preserve and promote historic buildings and neighborhoods.

Salary is in the low to mid $30s.


* Assist homeowners in developing and implementing home maintenance plans

* Assist homeowners in completing historic rehabilitation tax credit applications

* Organize walking tours, heritage talks, and other education programming in historic African American neighborhoods

* Assist neighborhood associations in historic preservation projects

* Work with neighborhood associations and others in developing preservation-based economic development strategies

* Work with city and state officials on redevelopment planning


Required qualifications:

* B.A. or B.S. from an accredited four-year college in historic preservation, community organizing, or a related field

* An ability to get to locations throughout Baltimore City (valid drivers license and car preferred)

* An ability to work evenings and weekends as needed

Qualified candidates will also exhibit the following:

* Passion for history and urban neighborhoods, and a strong desire to teach and learn about Baltimores history

* Ability and desire to work with a diverse array of people

* Experience or desire to create and implement a strong grass-roots network using historic preservation principles

* Ability to conceptualize and implement new programs with little supervision

* Ability to maintain positive relationships with other staff and board of directors

* Good oral communications skills and comfort with public speaking

* Strong writing ability

* Computer literacy in Microsoft products

* Understanding of web site design and maintenance is a plus

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
Please send a resume and cover letter to: Mr. Johns W. Hopkins, Executive Director, Baltimore Heritage, 11 ¬? W. Chase St., Baltimore, MD 21201 or hopkins@baltimoreheritage.org For information, call Baltimore Heritage at 410-332-9992 or visit www.baltimoreheritage.org

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