Annual Salary: Grade 20, starting salary $54,009-$70,384 progressing to $86,718
Full time position with the Maryland State Government in a Special Appointment status. Full state benefit package available.
The Maryland Historical Trust is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic preservation professional to work at the Maryland Historical Trust, the Maryland state historic preservation office. The Chief of the Office of Preservation Planning and Museum Programs will work under the supervision of the Deputy Director to oversee development and implementation of the Divisions preservation planning, heritage area, museum advancement, and archeological assistance programs and to provide technical assistance and educational outreach to local governments and non-profit organizations. This position will be directly involved in preparation of the Maryland Historic Preservation Plan, administration of the Certified Local Government Program and Non Capital Historic Preservation Grant Program, development of the MHT website and annual awards program, and state and federal reporting activities.
Masters degree from an accredited college or university in Historic Preservation, Architectural History, History, Planning or closely related field plus five years professional experience in historic preservation or public historical agency administration. Preference will be given to individuals with direct involvement in historic preservation activities within a State Historic Preservation Office (or equivalent preservation agency) or involvement with local governments, community planning, and grants administration. Demonstrated writing and public speaking skills, strong interpersonal abilities, and problem-solving skills are essential. Familiarity with html is desirable. Applicant must have a Maryland drivers license and the ability to attend occasional evening or weekend meetings.
Experience as defined must have been full-time, or its equivalent, in order to be considered as qualifying. Such duties performed occasionally are defined as incidental.