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Posted: 03/13/2015

MacRostie Historic Advisors LLC
Midwest Office

MacRostie Historic Advisors LLC (MHA) is a nationally-recognized historic preservation consulting firm providing professional services to a variety of clients seeking federal, state, and local tax incentives for the rehabilitation of historic income-producing real estate.

Professional Opportunity
Chicago, IL
Commensurate with experience

MHA is seeking an Associate for its Midwest office based in Chicago to provide client services and project management for federal and state historic tax credit applications. MHA offers a fast-paced and stimulating work environment that is deadline-driven.

The Associate will: prepare federal Historic Preservation Certification Application Parts 1, 2, and 3; research and write National Register nominations and landmark designation reports; and serve as project manager for historic rehabilitation projects across the Midwest, requiring interface with building owners, architects, engineers, and contractors, and federal, state, and local regulators.

The successful candidate must have:

  • A Master's degree in historic preservation or a closely related field;
  • A minimum of 3 years relevant work experience;
  • Successfully taken a National Register nomination through the formal listing process;
  • Ability to read architectural plans and communicate effectively with building owners, architects, engineers, and contractors;
  • Knowledge of and work experience in federal, state, and local preservation programs is preferred but not required;
  • Strong organizational skills and initiative;
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing;
  • Proficiency in historical and online research;
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software;
  • Comfort working with digital images and image software, including Adobe Creative Suite;
  • Ability to travel
OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
Applications for the position must be received no later than Friday, April 24, 2015 by 5 PM (CST). Please send a letter of interest, resume, and writing sample to Allen Johnson, Director of Midwest Office at ajohnson@mac-ha.com. No telephone calls please.
Allen Johnson
53 West Jackson Blvd.
Suite 1323
Chicago, IL 60604

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