†The Preservation & Education Coordinator is a full-time entry level position responsible for fulfilling our mission by providing professional preservation expertise to support all of the organizations programming.† This employee is responsible for creating rehabilitation plans, completing National Register district listings or updates, planning and executing educational events and assisting with general administrative tasks.† This position reports to the Executive Director and works closely with staff, Board members and numerous committee members and volunteers.† Because this position involves raising fee-for-service income for the organization, the employee will be prohibited from conducting outside or free-lance consulting.
†The successful employee will be focused, well-organized, efficient and thorough.† The employee will also be an excellent researcher, who is capable of effectively communicating preservation research and theory to the general public.† We are looking for a team member who brings professional skills in historic preservation, along with an interest and ability to plan and execute a busy schedule of lectures and literary salons.
-Bachelors degree in historic preservation, architectural history or related field
†-Advanced computer literacy
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
†-Proficiency in the following is strongly desired.
-Experience nominating individual resources and districts to the National Register of Historic Places
†-Experience writing rehabilitation plans, preferably as approved for federal Rehabilitation Tax Credits (RTC)
-Basic event planning experience, such as charrettes, lectures or public presentations
-Effectively and efficiently contract, manage and complete application process for state and federal tax incentives for local clients on approximately 100 properties per year- 50% of job
-Manage Historic Macons educational programming, primarily by planning and executing well-attended, informative and engaging approximately 15 Sidneys Salons events per year.- 15% of job
-Complete at least one National Register district listing or update per year- 10% of job
-Undertake extensive archival research, preparing comprehensive reports and articles about local history- 10% of job
-Oversee preservation project contracts with outside vendors under grant programs for National Register nomination, interpretive exhibits and other educational programs- 5% of job
-Coordinate fundraising and programs for Friends of Rose Hill Cemetery- 5% of job
-Provide consulting advice to Historic Macons staff, Board and members on preservation research and practice- 5% of job