MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
PRESERVATION TECHNICAL SERVICES OUTREACH MANAGER:
Serve as the preservation subject matter expert and provide preservation technical assistance to communities throughout the state of Colorado.
Coordinate with our preservation partners to facilitate implementation of the plan outside of the agency as well as working to identify opportunities to advance preservation across the state.
Developing and managing the Unit budget and managing outreach personnel as the program grows.
PRESERVATION PLAN IMPLEMENTATION:
Work with the various divisions of History Colorado to identify priorities of the state preservation plan and implementing activities which achieve these priorities
Assist local communities with issues related to historic preservation, establishing local preservation programs, and working with individuals on the preservation of individual buildings.
Coordination of Certified Local Government Program:
Primary point of contact for the Certified Local Government program and will administer the CLG program.
Administer the CLG grants program, conducting annual CLG evaluations, and organizing CLG training workshops.
Recruit and develop new CLG communities.
Assist the State Historical Fund in outreach activities.
Identify potential SHF grant projects and working with grant applicants to develop successful applications.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, SUBSTITUTIONS, CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT & APPEAL RIGHTS:
Bachelor's degree, preferable a Master's degree in Planning, Historic Preservation, and a minimum 3 years experience working in the area of historic preservation planning and/or advocacy. Demonstrated experience working with local communities on complex preservation issues.
HIGHLY DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
Preferred experience includes working with communities in the state of Colorado and a working knowledge of the Colorado State Historic Preservation Office and State Historical Fund.