Management and administration of the Cultural Resources Office (CRO) and its five member staff and interns.
Include a high volume (with some seasonal fluctuations) of building permit reviews (demolitions, renovations, new construction) with review time requirements;
Section 106 reviews;
Initiated projects; mitigation reports, creation of historic districts, research and field studies, etc.
Support and manage the staffing needs of the nine member
Preservation Board in the execution of its duties.
Make recommendations, with the assistance of staff, regarding historic districts and landmarks to the Preservation Board;
Preparation, with staff, of materials regarding permit applicant appeals presented at regular monthly public meetings of the Preservation Board.
Provide technical preservation assistance in the form of advice and design review to property owners, developers, local officials and organizations involved in preservation projects.
Maintain the status of the Cultural Resources Office as a Certified Local Government.
Serves as primary contact between the Cultural Resources Office and elected officials and Preservation Board members.
Promotion of historic/cultural resources as amenities and assets of the City of St. Louis as protected by various laws and regulations.
Skillful application of knowledge, experience and understanding of the current context in forging win-win solutions when needed.
Supervision of consultants and grant funded projects.
Identify potential funding sources that can assist the CRO in achieving its goals
Be available for meetings and events that occur in the evenings and on weekends.
Advocacy of use of technology in the conduct of the Cultural Resources Office including the supervision of CRO maintained websites.
Other duties as assigned.