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Posted: 10/04/2017

PA Historical and Museum Commission
Architecture and Conservation

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission’s Division of Architecture and Preservation is seeking a skilled preservation architect to join its Harrisburg office as an Architectural Consultant. The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission is responsible for more than 450 buildings across 34 historic sites and museums throughout the commonwealth, including the State Museum of Pennsylvania and the State Archives. The Architectural Consultant hired for this position will serve as a project coordinator for large-scale architectural and engineering projects as well as a designer for small-scale preservation projects across these sites.

Chief of Division of Architecture and Conservation
Professional Opportunity
Harrisburg, PA

The Division Chief oversees a staff of 7 - 10 architects and preservation specialists.  In addition to directing staff, the Chief is responsible for administering contracted professional services such as architecture and engineering.  The Division Chief also directly manages design and contruction projects, so the ability not only to review but also to develop construction drawings and specifications is essential.


The successful candidate will have extensive preservation experience as well as a strong architectural backgroun.  In-depth experience in applying the Secretary of the Interior's Standards is critical.  The Division Chief works closely with senior staff, site staff, other agencies and Friends groups; excellent communications skills are imperative.  Expertise in managing budget and personnel, strategic thinking and the ability to multi-task and prioritize are vital.

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How to apply
Please note that PHMC is currently hiring in another architecture position: Architectural Consultant. Applying for one position will not qualify you for the other; candidates interested in working with PHMC’s Division of Architecture and Preservation are strongly encouraged to apply for both positions. A complete position description, qualification requirements, and salary information can be found at:
Andrea Lowery

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