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Posted: 10/11/2018

History Nebraska
Nebraska SHPO

History Nebraska is seeking a dynamic and passionate architectural history advocate to serve as the NHTC Outreach Coordinator. Under limited supervision, the Nebraska Historic Tax Credit Outreach Coordinator will promote state and federal Tax Credit programs and the National Register of Historic Places throughout the state, establishing relationships with community leaders, preservation advocates and owners of historic properties to encourage participation in the programs. The coordinator will travel extensively throughout the state to work with interested citizens on site and coordinates with local groups, including Certified Local Governments and preservation organizations. Performs related work as assigned. History Nebraska is a statewide educational institution that connects people to the past through our library and research center, conservation facility, interpretive sites, and the state archeology and historic preservation offices. History Nebraska preserves and interprets our state's past, contributes to the education of its citizens, and uses the tools of history to shape a better future for all Nebraskans.

State Tax Credit Outreach Coordinator
Professional Opportunity
Lincoln, NE
$$23.47 Hourly
Open Until

Examples of Work


Consults with buildings, architects, engineers, municipalities, homeowners and business owners relating to projects that may qualify for Nebraska Historic Tax Credits and other agency programs. Inspects buildings, construction projects in progress, or plan specifications of proposed projects for the purposes of assessing compliance with specific agency programs. Confers and advises with involved parties, recommends changes for compliance. Provides technical assistance to builders, architects, engineers, homeowners, business owners and state or federal agencies relating to specific programs. May generate diagrams and/or renderings to aid in project reviews. Conducts public outreach and provides education in regards to our programs, including the National Register of Historic Places and the Nebraska Historic Tax Credit. Must be travel statewide on a frequent basis. 


Qualifications / Requirements


REQUIREMENTS:  Bachelors degree in architecture, construction management or related field AND 2-5 years' experience working with technical building program elements.

PREFERRED: Bachelors degree in historical preservation, history, architectural history, or communication. Familiarity with the operations of a State Historic Preservation Office. 

OTHER: Valid driver's license or able to provide independent authorized transportation. 


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

The position requires a dynamic and enthusiastic person to bring these programs to a wider audience. The ideal candidate will have a commitment to the value and benefits of preservation as a tool in economic development, community identity and pride. Sharing a commitment to historic preservation as a shared community value will be a key part of the job. Top candidates will be highly organized self-starters with the ability to learn about a wide range of programs and be able to answer questions about all of them. Qualified candidates will be knowledgeable about specific, complex program requirements, regulations, architectural drawings, construction, the building process, architecture, building codes and building programs. If not currently familiar with SHPO programs, the candidate must be able to learn, interpret, and apply agency policies and procedures. The candidate will have the ability to communicate effectively with both groups and individuals, and will possess strong writing skills.

How to apply
Apply on the State of Nebraska website below.
Jill Dolberg
Phone: (402) 471-4773
1500 R Street
Lincoln, NE 68508

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