Director of Preservation, Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation (Atlanta, GA)
Contributed By: Traci Clark
The Director of Preservation develops and implements the Trust’s delivery of general preservation programs while advocating for the protection of historic resources in Georgia’s communities. This position is directly responsible for supervision of staff, statewide programs and working with board committees.
President and CEO
Revolving Fund for Historic Properties
Preservation Awards, Scholarships, Fellowships & Places in Peril
- Protect properties by acquiring easements through donations, options, bargain sales and purchase historic properties for resale and easements.
- Research, market and resell properties working with properties owners.
- Work with architects and Historic Preservation Division staff to develop preservation plans and feasibility studies.
- Coordinate with Revolving Fund committee on acquisition resale and status of new properties
- Provide technical assistance to the public regarding real estate financing, funding sources and tax incentives.
Statewide Preservation Network
- Network with statewide community to encourage applications to these lists.
- Coordinate media and promotional materials with communications staff.
- Develop action plan for properties on the Places in Peril list and coordinate activity with preservation staff.
- Organize Academic Scholarships, Neel Reid Prize and Elizabeth Lyon Fellowship applicants.
- Build the program and network with statewide contacts by working with Department of Community Affairs, Historic Preservation Division, the RDC preservation planners and local preservation organizations.
- Represent the organization with Georgian’s for Preservation Action (GaPA) and Georgia Preservation Non-Profits.
- Staff committees of the Georgia Trust’s Board of Trustees to develop the organizations preservation activities and policies.
- Present program orientations and achievements to Board committees and in public meetings.
The director should have a minimum of five years of preservation experience along with knowledge of real estate theory and practice along with a working knowledge of building construction and preservation practice. Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in preservation-related field preferred. Excellent communications and people skills and computer proficiency mandatory. Commitment to historic preservation and positive attitude.
Submit cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
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Posted: September 5, 2018
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