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Posted: 09/08/2014

Employer
NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission
Historic Preservation Grant Program


Position
College Aide
Type
Internship Opportunity
Location
New York, NY
Details
$9.60-$13.15/hr
 

The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) is looking for a College Aide for the Historic Preservation Grant Program (HPGP) for the 2014 2015 academic year. Interested candidates should be enrolled in a college or university in one of the following fields: historic preservation, urban planning, research, grants administration, community outreach, statistics, GIS or a related field.

 

Established in 1977, the Historic Preservation Grant Program offers grants for façade restoration to non-profit organizations and income-eligible owners of designated New York City landmarked buildings. The grants are funded through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG).

 

Responsibilities include:

Gathering, tracking, and analyzing data on low- and moderate-income neighborhoods/historic districts in New York City

Conducting research on nonprofit organizations within historic districts in New York City

Assisting with the development of a targeted outreach plan based on data analysis

Conducting site visits to grantee projects with program staff

Assisting with review of grant applications from homeowners and nonprofit organizations

Retrieving current and archival information from LPCs files

Assisting with other program tasks as needed

 

Required Qualifications:

Current matriculation in a college or university, in one of the above fields or a closely related field of study. Continued enrollment is a condition of employment.

Proficient with MS Office applications (MS Excel and Access required)

Excellent research and data analysis skills

Ability to learn quickly and work independently

Detail-oriented and collaborative

 

Preferred Qualifications:

Graduate degree candidate preferred

Knowledge of GIS

Experience working with large datasets

Knowledge of Historic Preservation

 

Commitment: 14 - 17 hours per week

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
Please submit resume and cover letter to: NYC Careers at https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/ While we appreciate every applicant's interest, only those under consideration will be contacted. NO PHONE CALLS
Margaret McMahon
ADDRESS
1 Centre Street
9th Floor
New York, NY 10007

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