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Posted: 02/12/2015


The Landmarks Preservation Commission is the New York City agency that is responsible for identifying and designating the City's landmarks and the buildings in the City's historic districts. The Commission also regulates changes to designated buildings.

Professional Opportunity
$90,000 to $105,000, commensurate with e


Job Description

Under the supervision of the Chair and the Executive Director, with latitude for independent initiative and independent judgment, the selected candidate will be responsible for managing special projects related to strategic planning, public outreach, research and surveys. Duties will include, but will not be limited to, coordinating and supervising the survey, research and regulatory work of the Research, Archeology and Environmental Review Departments, managing special research projects, analyzing data and executing planning exercises related to high level agency and interagency projects and delivering final products to the Chair and Executive Director, and representing the Commission in interagency and legislative affairs, community meetings and events at professional organizations.



Minimum Qualification Requirements


1. A Master's Degree from an accredited college with a major in historic preservation, architectural history, art history, architecture or civil engineering and five years of full-time paid experience in architecture, restoration or preservation of historic structures, research in architectural history or in teaching architecture, preservation or architectural history, at least two years of which must have been in a supervisory or administrative capacity; or


2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college with a major as described above and six years of experience as described above, at least two years of which must have been in a supervisory or administrative capacity; or


3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" and "2". However, all candidates must have a baccalaureate degree as described above and at least two years of full-time paid experience as described above, one year of which must have been in a supervisory or administrative capacity.



 Preferred Qualifications: The preferred candidate will have a demonstrated interest in the field of historic preservation, architecture, urban planning or a related field and will possess knowledge of the city's historic built environment, preservation practices and the Commission's research and regulatory work. The preferred candidate will have significant managerial, project management, and presentation experience, an ability to work independently, excellent communication skills, strong organizational skills with an ability to strategically prioritize tasks, expertise and experience handling sensitive and controversial issues, experience managing multiple assignments in short timeframes and delivering high-quality results, and a demonstrable record of leadership and creative problem solving.


 The Landmarks Preservation Commission will only respond to qualified candidates.


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How to apply
Please submit resume and cover letter to: NYC Careers at https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/ City employees must apply via Employee Self Service, under Recruiting Activities/Careers/136-2015-183060 While we appreciate every applicant's interest, only those under consideration will be contacted. NO PHONE CALLS APPOINTMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO OVERSIGHT AND BUDGET APPROVAL. If you were educated in a foreign school, you must submit an evaluation of your foreign education from an approved organization. The City of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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