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Posted: 06/15/2010

Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities

THe Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities (SPLIA) is an independent, not-for-profit membership organization dedicated to preserving Long Islandís cultural heritage and historic environments. This is achieved through the interpretation of house museums, advocacy and other preservation services, collections, publications, exhibitions, and education.

Preservation Associate (p/t)
Professional Opportunity
Cold Spring Harbor, NY

Position Description

The Preservation Associate will assist the Director of Preservation Services in implementing preservation advocacy initiatives and special projects. The candidate will also engage in some archival and collections management activities. Responsibilities include:

  • coordination of the organizationís Endangered Sites Program
  • development and management of social media networks and content
  • evaluation and augmentation of current website
  • creation of digital image collections for website
  • liaison with community groups, local governments, and individuals to assist and support local preservation efforts
  • public program development
  • contribution to the Societyís newsletter
  • Qualifications

    This position requires a self-motivated person with excellent writing skills and experience in developing, sourcing, and managing web-based content. The candidate must have a strong knowledge of historic preservation and/or social or architectural history, and good verbal communication skills. An advanced degree in historic preservation or related field is required. Experience with GIS, Microsoft Excel, and archive management software is a plus.

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    How to apply
    The preservation Associate is currently a part-time one-year position (2-3 days per week). Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume via e-mail to awolfe@splia.org or by mail to the Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities, 161 Main Street, P.O. Box 148, Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724.
    Alexandra Wolfe
    Phone: (631) 692-4664
    Fax: (631) 692-5265
    161 Main Street
    P.O. Box 148
    Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11363

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