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Posted: 03/23/2016


US/ICOMOS fosters heritage conservation and historic preservation at the national and international levels through education and training, international exchanges of people and information, technical assistance, documentation, advocacy and other activities consistent with the goals of ICOMOS and through collaboration with other organizations. US/ICOMOS is a private, non-profit, non-governmental organization with 501(c)(3) status. The U.S. National Committee of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (US/ICOMOS) is one of numerous national committees forming a worldwide alliance for the study and conservation of historic buildings, districts, and sites. It is the focus of international cultural resources exchange in the United States, working to share preservation information and expertise worldwide. It also highlights and interprets the unique American preservation system: the partnership between private organizations and federal, state, and local governments, and the cooperation between the academic community, professionals and civic volunteers. The U.S. National Committee is one of the largest national committees of ICOMOS. As the only U.S. professional preservation organization with a global focus, US/ICOMOS is the gateway for U.S. professionals to participate in worldwide heritage conservation. With over 700 members, US/ICOMOS promotes strong ties between national, regional, private, and governmental organizations within the U.S. and the international preservation community.

Executive Director
Professional Opportunity
Washington, DC

The Executive Director is responsible for leadership and management of the U.S. National Committee of ICOMOS (US/ICOMOS), reporting to the Board of Trustees.  Working in concert with the Trustees, staff and volunteers, the Executive Director is charged to move US/ICOMOS forward in the development and implementation of internal and external goals reflecting the vision, mission and business plan of US/ICOMOS. The Executive Director is responsible for planning, organizational growth, financial oversight, fundraising and implementation of programs in the organizations key focus areas of advocacy, development, and education. The Executive Director serves as a credible and enthusiastic spokesperson for stewardship of our cultural heritage.  Along with the Board of Trustees, the Executive Director employs new and traditional media, public presentations, and communications to advance the mission of US/ICOMOS.  A comprehensive outline of the qualifications and responsibilities of the US/ICOMOS Executive Director is found in the job announcement link below. 

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How to apply
Applicants should submit electronically a letter of interest, three professional references, and supporting documents addressing the qualifications and responsibilities specified to nominations@usicomos.org. Please indicate “Executive Director Recruitment” in the email-subject line. Please submit all applications by close of business on May 2, 2016.
Andrew Potts
Phone: 2024631291
Fax: 2024631291
1307 New Hampshire Avenue, NW
Third Floor

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