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Posted: 04/03/2013

Employer
Oklahoma Historical Society
Museum and Sites Division

The Oklahoma Historical Society was founded in 1893 by members of the Oklahoma Territory Press Association. In 1918 OHS was relocated to the State Capitol, and in 1930 moved to the Wiley Post building. Over the years OHS has developed numerous collections and programs and now has 35 museums and historic sites statewide. In 2005 came the opening of the Oklahoma History Center, with world-class museum exhibits and a state of the art Research Center.


Position
Construction Administrator
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
Oklahoma City, OK
Details
$3,596.92-$4,795.83/month w/benefits
 
The Oklahoma Historical Society is looking for a Construction Administrator to direct the construction and maintenance department of the Museums and Historic Sites Division. This position oversees construction, restoration, repair, and maintenance projects at 28 properties administered through the Division. Duties include:
  • Serving as the primary division contact with architects, engineers, and contractors and review all plans, specifications and project scopes to ensure the agency receives best value on projects; assure that projects meet current building code and conform to the Secretary of Interior's Standards where applicable.
  • Visiting  and inspecting facilities to compile prioritized list of agency repair and maintenance needs
  • Prioritizing projects and working with staff and contractors to keep projects on schedule and in budget
  • Organizing training for Museums and Historic Sites staff on proper preservation, and repair techniques
  • Developing or approving a scope of work for project bidding
  • Ensuring all projects meet state and agency procedures for bidding, procurement, and contracting
  • Coordinating the development of exhibit construction schedules
Necessary skills include the ability to establish and maintain effective working relations, to communicate effective both orally and in writing; to interpret, analyze and resolve highly complex administrative problems; to plan and coordinate projects; proficiency with computers. The position requires a Bachelors degree and five years of experience in construction administration. Historic Preservation experience and an architectural license are preferred. The position requires a valid Oklahoma drivers license since travel is required. 
OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
For more information, contact Kathy Dickson at kdickson@okhistory.org or 405-522-5231. To apply, go to http://jobaps.com/ok to complete the Official State of Oklahoma Employment Application online.
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