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Posted: 02/17/2016

Historic Preservation Division
Georgia Department of Natural Resources

Curator / Preservationist 3
Professional Opportunity
Stockbridge, GA


The incumbent in this position will serve as the African American Program Coordinator and Historic Preservation Divisions liaison to the Georgia African American Historic Preservation Network (GAAHPN). Responsibilities and duties include assisting communities in identifying and planning for the preservation, maintenance, and interpretation of African American historic sites and properties, developing outreach programs and strategies to highlight African American heritage in Georgia, including strategies to initiate, promote, and increase community engagement. The incumbent will manage major projects, including the Rosenwald school, equalization school, and Civil Rights site research and identification initiatives. The incumbent will coordinate the production of the Reflections quarterly newsletter, develop and implement educational programs and special events, including lectures, classroom, engagements and community and public meetings, act as liason between neighborhood groups, city officials, and HPD, advise HPD on African American issues and projects and supports other HPD program areas as necessary. Supports and participates in special projects as necessary.


Bachelors degree in Natural Resource Management, Environmental Science, Historic Preservation or a closely related field from an accredited college or university


One year of experience in a directly related field.


Two years of experience at a level equivalent to Curator/Preservationist 2 (NRP031).



Preference may be given to applicants with:

A Master's degree in Historic Preservation, Planning, Architectural History, History, American Studies, African American Studies, or closely related field

Demonstrated knowledge and familiarity with African American heritage and historic resources

Experience creating or coordinating African American heritage programs

Experience preparing preservation plans and relaying technical preservation information

Experience developing community outreach initiatives while engaging and educating the public, community groups, and local officials

Experience forming and facilitating partnerships between community, municipal, and non-profit organizations

Experience working with a core SHPO program areas such as Tax Incentives, National Register, Certified Local Governments, or Environmental Review on a consultant basis or as state/local agency staff


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How to apply
If interested in applying for this position, please submit a DNR Application for Employment, a resume, and cover letter electronically to the e-mail address highlighted below: Georgia Department of Natural Resources Historic Preservation Division ATTN: Allison Asbrock 2610 GA Hwy 155, SW Stockbridge, GA 30281 allison.asbrock@dnr.ga.gov
Allison Asbrock

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