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Posted: 04/02/2015

Employer
Samuel Plato Academy of Historic Preservation Trades

The Samuel Plato Academy of Historic Preservation Trades (SPA) is a new historic preservation trades, educational program designed to provide underserved individuals from Louisville Kentucky with a one year certificate in Historic Preservation Trades Technology. Underserved individuals who reside in neighborhoods located on the west side of Jefferson County, Kentucky will be the primary target for recruitment for this program.


Position
Historic Preservation Trades Instructor
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
Louisville, KY
Details
$Negotiable
 

 

Title: Historic Preservation Trades Instructor

Organization Name: Samuel Plato Academy of Historic Preservation Trades (SPA)

Location: Building C, Kentucky Center for African-American Heritage, 1701 West Muhammad Ali Boulevard, Louisville, KY 40203

 

Duties:

 

  • The Executive Director (ED) will be the sole supervisor for this position. A yearly employment evaluation will be conducted by the ED.

 

  • Under the direction of the ED, teach all classroom, shop and field classes for the SPA.

 

  • Under the direction of the ED, work with SPA's not-for-profit fiscal partner as needed.

 

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word.

 

  • Work with instructor from JCTC as needed to coordinate the learning experience for the students from classroom to field school.

 

  • Under the direction of the ED, assist with the setup of the SPA facility in Building C at the Kentucky Center for African-American Heritage. The end use of this space will include a classroom, woodworking shop, offices, kitchen, storage area and serve as a base for the preservation, hands-on field school.

 

  • Under the direction of the ED, teach the field school portion of the  program. This includes approximately 20% classroom/shop and 80% field work.

 

  • Under the direction of the ED, using students and sub-contractors, facilitate the rehabilitation of one historic structure in a neighborhood located in Louisville's west end each year. This includes working with the ED to identify and utilize local sub-contractors willing to work on the project house rehabilitations with students.

 

  • Attend 10 days of programmatic training in Louisville, Kentucky in the summer of 2015. Dates to be determined. 

 

Required Qualifications:

 

Associate degree and/or ten years of demonstrated experience in the construction trades or rehabilitation of  historic properties. Experience in the following areas is also required:

 

 

Other Qualifications:

 

  • Demonstrated experience successfully managing historic preservation rehabilitation projects in a quality and efficient manner.

 

  • Proficiency in carpentry, masonry, roofing, drywall, plaster repair, wood floor restoration, ceramic tile and woodworking.

  • Understanding of electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems.

  • Experience working with building codes and building code officials.

  • Certification from the EPA in lead paint management or willingness to become certified by August 15, 2015.

  • Demonstrated expertise with the Secretary of the Interiors Standards for Rehabilitation.

  • Excellent organization skills.

  • Ability to write well.

  • Intimate understanding of all the different trades involved in historic preservation rehabilitation of historic properties.

  • Demonstrated experience teaching. 

  • This is a full time, at-will, salaried position that reports directly to the ED.          

 

Other Qualifications:

 

  • Demonstrated experience successfully managing historic preservation rehabilitation projects in a quality and efficient manner.

  • Proficiency in carpentry, masonry, roofing, drywall, plaster repair, wood floor restoration, ceramic tile and woodworking. Understanding of electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems.

  • Experience working with building codes and building code officials.

  • Certification from the EPA in lead paint management or willingness to become certified by August 15, 2015.

  • Demonstrated expertise with the Secretary of the Interiors Standards for Rehabilitation.

  • Excellent organization skills.

  • Ability to write well.

  • Intimate understanding of all the different trades involved in historic preservation rehabilitation of historic properties.

  • Demonstrated experience teaching. 

  • This is a full time, at-will, salaried position that reports directly to the ED.          

 

          

OPen until
04/30/2015

How to apply
Submit resume and cover letter by April 30, 2015 to: Craig Potts, Executive Director, Kentucky Heritage Council and State Historic Preservation Officer, 300 Washington Street, Frankfort, KY 40601, 502-564-7005 x 111 or submit by email at craig.potts@ky.gov. For additional information or questions contact Bob Yapp, yapperman@msn.com or 217-474-6052 The position begins July 1, 2015 The Samuel Plato Academy of Historic Preservation Trades is an equal educational and employment opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of; race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, family medical history, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, military service, any other non-merit based factor or genetic information.
Bob Yapp
Phone: 217-474-6052
ADDRESS
521 Bird Street
Hannibal, MO 63401

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