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Posted: 07/15/2011

Tennessee Historical Commission

State Historic Preservation Office

Historic Preservation Specialist 2 - Certified Local Government
Professional Opportunity
Nashville, TN

The Certified Local Government Coordinator is responsible for advising and working with local governments across the state that are attempting to establish and administer local historic preservation programs and related responsibilities as more completely described below.

The annual salary for this position is $30,372. Requirements are a Bachelors Degree in History, Architectural History, Historic Preservation or a closely related field and one year of relevant professional experience. A graduate degree may serve in lieu of the required experience.

Specific duties include:

The development and refinement of policies, procedures, and guidelines for the operation of the Certified Local Government Program. The position works with local governments to assist them in establishing and operating local governmental programs for historic preservation and/or to become Certified Local Governments.

The administration of the Certified Local Government Program, including processing applications for certified status and the regular review and evaluation of the performance of Certified Local Governments

The development and implementation of a general program of technical assistance and training for historic preservation programs at the local government level

The evaluation of requests for grant funding for historic preservation projects submitted from local governments

To serve as a liaison between state and local governments to coordinate and maximize the effectiveness of state and local efforts and programs.

This position involves travel in the state.

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
The position will open on July 27, 2011 and the online application can be found at http://www.tn.gov/dohr/employment/career.html. Follow the instructions for submitting the application to the Department of Human Resources (DHR). The position is listed as “Historical Pres Specialist 2*.” Please mail or email a copy of your application, a resume, and a writing sample to E. Patrick McIntyre, Jr., Executive Director, Tennessee Historical Commission, 2941 Lebanon Road, Nashville, TN 37214 or Patrick.mcintyre@tn.gov. You can submit the resume and writing sample to the Tennessee Historical Commission before you complete the online application.
Patrick McIntyre
Phone: (615) 532-1550

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