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Posted: 03/14/2016

Employer
City of St. Louis
Cultural Resource Office; Planning and Urban Design Agency

This is the upper level management position of the Cultural Resources Office. The Cultural Resources Director reports to the Planning and Urban Design Agency Director. The Cultural Resources Office (CRO) is responsible for the designation of historic districts and landmarks; will administer federal and local regulations pertaining to construction, alteration and demolition of structures in historic districts and structures that are designated as landmarks; provide design review of construction of public places; maintain the status of the CRO as a Certified Local Government; manage Cultural Resources staff and provide assistance to the Preservation Board in the execution of its duties. The Director will oversee a high volume of building permit reviews, Section 106 reviews, mitigation reports, urban design research and field studies; will make recommendations regarding historic districts and permit applicant appeals at the public meetings of the Preservation Board; provide technical preservation assistance in the form of advice and design review to property owners, developers, local officials and organizations involved in preservation projects. The incumbent will oversee the CRO maintained websites and attend occasional evening and weekend events.


Position
Cultural Resource Director
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
St. Louis, MO
Uni
Details
$72,202.00 - $111,618.00
 

Duties

Management and administration of the Cultural Resources Office (CRO) and its five member staff and interns.

    Staff duties:

    Include a high volume (with some seasonal fluctuations) of building permit reviews (demolitions, renovations, new construction) with review time requirements;

    Section 106 reviews;

    Initiated projects; mitigation reports, creation of historic districts, research and field studies, etc.

Support and manage the staffing needs of the nine member

Preservation Board in the execution of its duties.

    Make recommendations, with the assistance of staff, regarding historic districts and landmarks to the Preservation Board;  

    Preparation, with staff, of materials regarding permit applicant appeals presented at regular monthly public meetings of the Preservation Board.

Provide technical preservation assistance in the form of advice and design review to property owners, developers, local officials and organizations involved in preservation projects.

Maintain the status of the Cultural Resources Office as a Certified Local Government.

Serves as primary contact between the Cultural Resources Office and elected officials and Preservation Board members.

Promotion of historic/cultural resources as amenities and assets of the City of St. Louis as protected by various laws and regulations.

Skillful application of knowledge, experience and understanding of the current context in forging win-win solutions when needed.

Supervision of consultants and grant funded projects.

Identify potential funding sources that can assist the CRO in achieving its goals

Be available for meetings and events that occur in the evenings and on weekends.

Advocacy of use of technology in the conduct of the Cultural Resources Office including the supervision of CRO maintained websites.

Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications<

OPen until
03/25/2016

How to apply
https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/jobs/job-detail.cfm?job=1860&detail=1
Don Roe
Phone: (314) 657-3848
Fax: (314) 657-3871
ADDRESS
1520 Market Street, Suite 2000
St. Louis, MO 63103
Uni

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