The Historic Trust currently employs five full-time historic preservation specialists. The temporary employees primary function is to serve as program assistant to this staff.
The assistants responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Communication with grantees and applicants
Preparing grant contracts, reviewing funding applications
Assist with mailings and communication regarding preservation easements
Maintaining accurate database and project files
Preparation of publications and presentations
Preparation of materials for exhibits and educational workshops
Support for the annual historic preservation conference
The ideal candidate must be self-motivated, possess strong verbal and written communication skills, and work well independently.
The ideal candidate will meet the Historic Preservation Professional Qualification Standards, have an undergraduate degree in historic preservation or a related field, and demonstrate experience in historic preservation planning, architectural preservation, cultural resource management, or a related field. Familiarity in applying the Secretary of the Interior`s Standards for Rehabilitation is desirable.
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite is required (Word, Access, PowerPoint, Excel).
This is a temporary position hired through an employment agency. $24/per hour for up to 35 hours weekly. Transition to a permanent full time Historic Preservation Specialist position may be possible.