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Posted: 07/06/2016

ARCH, Inc.

ARCH is a not-for-profit organization committed to the preservation of Allen County and northeast Indiana’s architectural heritage. In 1975, local citizens saw a need for an organization to serve as an advocate for the preservation of and education about significant properties and landscapes related to the heritage of the immediate and surrounding areas. Since that time, ARCH has worked diligently to fulfill its mission by initiating events, programs, and discussions about the preservation of historic architecture across all geographical and social sectors of the community for present and future generations. Currently ARCH has a staff of 5.5 employees, owns five buildings in our active rehabilitation program, and has a balanced budget of over $300,000.

Executive Director
Professional Opportunity
Fort Wayne, IN

Job Description

Reporting to a 19-member Board of Directors, the Executive Director acts as Chief Executive Officer of ARCH.  This includes responsibility for achieving the goals outlined in ARCHs Strategic Plan and working with the Board to ensure that the Strategic Plan remains current. The Executive Director is directly responsible for administration of all programs, events, and activities; supervision of staff and volunteers; grant application and management; development and fundraising, and financial and regulatory management of the organization including compliance with all governmental regulations.


Also included in the duties are business development of ARCHs full line of for-fee historic preservation professional services (NRHP Nominations, Historic Tax Credit Certifications, Historic Structures Reports, etc.) and management of ARCHs active rehabilitation projects including securing funding for rehabilitation.


The successful candidate will be able to maintain positive working relationships with a diverse array of private, non-profit and governmental groups involved in historic preservation; increase ARCHs professional reputation locally and in the Historic Preservation field and serve as Project Coordinator for the ongoing Allen County Survey including reimbursement and state reporting requirements.


The Executive Director is responsible for supervision of ARCHs Community Education programs and services; supervision of Membership data management, recruitment and services; coordination of ARCHs marketing efforts and public relations including serving as the public spokesman for ARCH, and supervision of ARCHs advocacy efforts and Section 106 oversight.



Masters of Science in Historic Preservation degree or equivalent preferred; Bachelors degree


Excellent command of Microsoft Office suite required,  Adobe Creative Suite and Autodesk

   AutoCAD/Revit preferred.

A solid track record of seeing projects through to successful completion.

Strong organizational and administrative skills.

Development, Grant Writing and Fundraising experience preferred.

A valid Indiana Drivers License



Compensation commensurate with experience.  Health and Life insurance available.

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How to apply
Contact Send resume and cover letter to mgalbraith@archfw.org Or ARCH, Inc. Attn: Michael Galbraith 818 Lafayette Street Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Michael Galbraith
Phone: 260.426.5117
818 Lafayette Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802

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