Job Announcement: Project Coordinator, Historic Preservation Grant Program, City of Austin Economic Development Department Heritage Tourism Division (Austin, TX)
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Project Coordinator - Historic Preservation Grant Program
Salary Range: $30.14 – $37.68 per hour
Job Close Date: April 17, 2023
The City of Austin Economic Development Department
Heritage Tourism Division provides leadership and management for the City’s
heritage tourism programs that derive community and economic benefits while
honoring and preserving Austin as a place of personal heritage.
The Project Coordinator position is responsible for
administering preservation grant program guidelines and procedures that restore
historic sites and promote Austin's heritage tourism activities.
The dynamic position requires experience in
monitoring and providing direction for preservation techniques consistent with
national and local standards for the treatment of historic properties.
Experience with the interpretation of projects that lead with a lens of equity
is highly encouraged.
Collaborates and communicates
project and/or program information with internal and external customers;
Monitors and evaluates grant program
effectiveness and implements improvement strategies;
Determines grant program goals,
objectives, and resource requirements;
Assists in the development and
monitoring of project and/or program budgets;
Assists in the development of
short/long-range plan recommendations on projects or work on routine
projects whereby preservation techniques used are well known and present
no unusual engineering problems - all capital projects will also undergo
an additional preservation architectural review;
Provides preservation technical
advice and assistance to division and department management, field
personnel, contractors, etc.
Experience with grants
administration, strategy development, and contract compliance;
Regulatory project review experience
interpreting and applying local and national historic design standards,
and/or applicable preservation ordinances and best practices for
preserving, rehabilitating, restoring, and reconstructing historic
buildings, sites, or districts;
Experience providing preservation
technical assistance for historic sites or historic districts;
Skill in planning, coordinating, and
executing assignments, projects and programs;
Skill in data analysis and
Monitors milestones and critical
dates for preservation projects and activities working directly with
architects, contractors, and/or historic property managers to recommend
appropriate historic treatments and tourism amplification to ensure
compliance with contractual obligations.
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Keywords: historic preservation, grants management, project coordination,
Posted: March 21, 2023
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