Historic New England seeks applications for the position of Preservation Services Manager, Northern New England, which manages the organization's preservation easements in Maine, New Hampshire, and parts of Massachusetts. The person in this position serves as the institutuional expert on assigned properties in Historic New England's easement program, including their historic significance, maintenence chronology, and easement regulation. The Preservation Services Manager will routinely perform conditions assessments of historic properties, make recommendations about appropriate maintenence and treatment options, and engage with owners and contractors regarding proposals to make alterations to protected properties.
As a part of the preservation services team, this position also responds to public inquiries about preservation easements, documents properties for inclusion in the easement program, and makes internal and public presentations about preservation easements. The Preservation Services Manager fosters positive relationships with external preservation partners and serves as a local resource for preservation issues wthin the assigned region of responsibility.
This position may be headquartered in either South Berwick, Maine, or Haverhill, Mass.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in historic preservation, art history, or architectural history with at least two years of job-related experience required. A master's degree in the fields listed above is preferred. Fully competent computer skills including the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint; internet research; and email is required. GIS and CAD experience is preferred. Basic digital photography skills are required. This position requires regular travel to locations throughout New England. A valid driver's license, a means of transportation, and ability to drive are required.