Assists the Director with the day-to-day management of the National Trusts Easement Program through a wide range of administrative and professional responsibilities, including increasing office efficiency, maintaining files, and updating contact lists.. The National Trusts Easement Program administers easements on over 120 historic properties located across the country and also includes oversight of preservation services agreements with several non-profit preservation groups.
This is a one year position, full time, with eligibility for full beneifts during the one year period.
· Track, organize and maintain easement program files for each easement property and improve accessibility and management of the Easement Program
· Develop and maintain an Easement Program monitoring and enforcement calendar
· Assist the Director in completing routine property inspection reports, documentation, and easement owner follow-up for easement properties, including processing documentation from the Easement Directors site visits and inspections
· Conduct initial review and evaluation of easement-owner requests for small alterations as well as proposals for larger-scale rehabilitation or restoration projects, using The Secretary's Standards and Guidelines for the Treatment of Historic Properties (or other standards stated in easement documents); prepare recommendations for review by the Easement Director and National Trust Easement Program Committee
· Review and evaluate requests under Preservation Services Agreements from a select number of non-profit preservation organizations for small alterations as well as larger-scale rehabilitation or restoration projects, using The Secretary's Standards and Guidelines for the Treatment of Historic Properties (or other standards stated in easement documents); prepare recommendations for review by the Easement Director and National Trust Easement Program Committee; coordinate invoices related to providing these services
· Assist in preparing written descriptions and photographic documentation of potential incoming easement properties, including those in the National Trusts planned giving pipeline
· Research and develop background material related to the Easement Program and easement properties
· Assist the Director in developing and implementing best-practice easement program standards, policies, and practices, as needed
· As assigned, provide guidance and technical assistance information on historic building materials, restoration treatments and tools, new preservation technologies, and historic preservation standards and local preservation regulations, as needed
· As assigned, conduct inspections of easement properties, including documentary photography
· Other duties as assigned
· Bachelor's degree in historic preservation with at least three years of demonstrable professional activity at an historic preservation organization, governmental agency, or other professional institution. Graduate degree in Historic Preservation strongly preferred
· Demonstrated experience working with digital photography