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Posted: 07/30/2012

Employer
Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Buildings and Grounds

Tudor Place Foundation operates a historic property located in the heart of Washington’s Georgetown area. Firmly rooted in the community, Tudor Place Foundation’s mission is to educate the public about American history and culture. Its focus is on the historical development of the Federal City and the Nation’s Capitol Region from the 18th century as seen through the lens of Tudor Place, home of Martha Washington’s granddaughter and six generations of her descendants, the Custis-Peter family. The Foundation is committed to protecting, preserving, maintaining, and interpreting the historic property and the collections, while instilling the value of the past in the public perception.


Position
Preservation Manager
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
Washington, DC
Details
 

 The Tudor Place Foundation, Inc. in Washington, D.C. seeks a full-time Preservation Manager.

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Preservation Manager will manage conservation of the exteriors and interiors of the site’s diverse structures and archaeological program. The Preservation Manager will coordinate all preservation initiatives in accordance with the Secretary of the Interiors Standards, the New Orleans Charter for Joint Preservation of Historic Structures and Artifacts, the Williamsburg Resolution on Architectural Fragments, and the Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works. The Preservation Manager will act as liaison with the DCSHPO and the National Park Service. For a full description of the position, please consult the Tudor Place website.

The successful candidate must have an advanced degree in historic preservation and three to five years of experience working in preservation project management or historic site management.

The position requires the candidate to have knowledge of project specification development and project management experience; working knowledge of historic construction techniques, tools, materials, and historic structure research, analysis, and documentation; the ability to complete measured drawings according to HABS standards; excellent written and oral communication skills; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; computer literacy including database software such as AutoCAD, GIS, Google Sketch-Up, Adobe Photoshop, and the ability to perform basic building maintenance.

Tudor Place employees are required to undergo a background check.

This is a full-time salaried position. Benefits include medical insurance and vacation and holiday pay. Salary is commensurate with experience.

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
More information about Tudor Place can be found at: http://tudorplace.org/ Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter including salary requirements to: info@tudorplace.org Resumes will be reviewed as received. Interviews will be granted as interesting candidates are identified. To be considered complete, applications must include a cover letter describing your interest and qualifications, and your resume. In order to expedite the internal sorting and reviewing process, please write your name (i.e., Smith, Jane) and the position in the subject line of your email. Tudor Place is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Phone: 202-965-0400 ext. 10
ADDRESS
1644 31st Street NW
Washignton, DC 20007

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