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Posted: 01/19/2017

MacRostie Historic Advisors
MHA West

Since 2003, MacRostie Historic Advisors LLC has been a national leader in historic tax credit consulting; assisting real estate developers nationwide obtain project equity through federal and state historic tax credit programs. Our partners have over 60 years of combined experience in the field of historic preservation and have managed more than 1,000 federal historic rehabilitation tax credit certification applications for developments in 39 states across the country, including Alaska and Hawaii. Our diverse portfolio of work includes consulting for affordable housing, market-rate housing, student housing, military housing, hotels, commercial office and retail space, arts and entertainment venues, civic and educational facilities, and research and technology campuses.

Professional Opportunity
San Jose, CA

MHA is seeking an Associate for its West office based in San Jose, CA to provide client services and project management for federal and state historic tax credit applications. MHA offers a fast-paced and stimulating work environment that is deadline-driven

The Associate will: prepare federal Historic Preservation Certification Application Parts 1, 2, and 3; research and write National Register nominations and landmark designation reports; and serve as project manager for historic rehabilitation projects across the country, requiring interface with building owners, architects, engineers, and contractors, and federal, state, and local regulators.


The successful candidate must have:


   A Master's degree in historic preservation or a closely related field;

   A minimum of 3 years relevant work experience;

   Familiarity with the Secretary of Interiors Standards for Rehabilitation;

   Ability to read architectural plans and communicate effectively with building owners, architects, engineers, and contractors;

   Knowledge of and work experience in federal, state, and local preservation programs is preferred but not required;

   Strong organizational skills and initiative;

   Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing;

   Proficiency in historical and online research;

   Ability to multi-task and work independently;

   Proficiency in Microsoft Office software;

   Comfort working with digital images and image software, including Adobe Creative Suite;

   And the ability to travel.


Prior experience with tax credit applications is preferred.

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How to apply
Applications for the position must be received no later than Friday, February 10, 2017 by 5pm (PST). Please send a letter of interest, resume, and writing sample to Jennifer Hembree, Senior Associate, at jhembree@mac-ha.com. No telephone calls please.
Jen Hembree

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