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Posted: 06/05/2013

California Preservation Foundation

Established in 1977, CPF is the only statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of California's diverse cultural and architectural heritage. CPF works with its extensive network of 1,200 members to provide statewide leadership, advocacy, and education.

Field Services Director
Professional Opportunity
San Francisco, CA

This position is responsible for managing all activities related to the development, implementation and evaluation of CPFs education, outreach and advocacy programs. The Field Services Director must have direct contact with the constituencies served and the general public; network with peers from various fields; strengthen ties with the regional preservation organizations; and, ensure quality educational programs for a wide range of professionals. Delivery of field services is achieved through onsite programs, online training, and outreach activities. The Field Services Director must be aware of new ideas and developments within the historic preservation and education communities, particularly in the area of delivering content via the internet. The ability to identify appropriate audiences for programs and create ways for CPF to reach them is essential.


The Field Services Director must have previous experience in leading and managing a preservation-related advocacy and education program within a small staff environment. The Field Services Director must have proven management ability with excellent team-building skills and the aptitude to expand the CPF advocacy and education resources. The successful candidate must have a passion for the mission of the California Preservation Foundation and constantly seek improvements in all aspects of our programs. The ability to identify funding opportunities and create strategic partnerships with other organizations is important.

Masters Degree in historic preservation, urban planning, architectural history, architecture with preservation experience, archeology or law. Knowledge of and expertise regarding historic and cultural sites and the built environment of California is essential. May substitute 3-5 years of practical experience in historic preservation with a Bachelors degree in an applicable discipline
Experience in creating and executing continuing education programs for working professionals in a classroom setting.
Experience with the delivery of innovative Web-based educational programs including distance learning, Webinars, blogs, online forums, chat rooms, etc. is highly desirable.
Excellent writing skills that can be adapted for different audiences
Is well informed of the latest ideas, trends and predictions in the field
Credible, confident and engaging public speaker
Effectively organizes, assembles and arranges resources to meet goals
Works harmoniously and effectively with staff, board and committees
Familiarity with Adobe Photoshop, MS Office, including Outlook, Word, and Excel
Experience in creating and maintaining budgets
Flexibility, ability to prioritize quickly, self-directed and goal-oriented
Must be able to lift minimum of 25 pounds
Must be able to travel and work nights and weekends
Flexibility, ability to prioritize quickly, self-directed and goal-oriented
Valid California drivers license required, good driving record, with proof of insurance.

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Phone: 2038095285
Fax: New York
United States, NY 10003

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