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Preservation Utah is Hiring!

Historic Properties Programs Manager

Description Compensation Type: Annual salary Job Type:Full Time Hybrid (remote and in-person) Pay Range: $40,000-$42,000 Organization's Mission: Keep the past alive, not only for preservation but to inspire and provoke a more creative present and sustainable future. Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: Preservation Utah is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other protected status. Position Summary: The Historic Properties Programs Manager is pivotal in furthering Preservation Utah's mission of safeguarding historical structures and promoting preservation efforts. This position primarily focuses on managing the Historic Properties Committee (HPC), overseeing the Easement Program, and administering the Revolving Fund Loan Program. The role involves facilitating committee meetings, guiding easement donations, administering loan funds, conducting educational workshops, and supporting various preservation initiatives. This position is open until filled and this job post was last updated 9/1/23. Primary Responsibilities: Historic Properties Committee (HPC): The HPC provides expertise & guidance to Preservation Utah’s Revolving Loan Fund Program (RLFP) & Easement Program. Additionally, they support preservation training. The committee comprises a minimum of 5 members & maximum of 15 members. Easement Program: The Easement Program intends to prevent anyone from demolishing or severely altering a historic building that has an easement without the permission of Preservation Utah. As of 2023, Preservation Utah holds 127 preservation easements statewide. Revolving Fund Loan Program (RFLP): The RFLP provides property owners with financing to restore and rehabilitate significant historical or architectural properties. The program consists of separate funds structured to meet the needs of property owners and property types throughout the state. Preservation Education: We, in conjunction with our partners throughout the state and the wider region, organize workshops, seminars, webinars, and conferences with the aim of expanding awareness and fostering a deeper appreciation for historic preservation. These events highlight the diverse applications, advantages, and collaborative opportunities in preserving our heritage.

Desired Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Historic Preservation, Architecture, History, or related field OR equivalent experience. Strong knowledge of historic preservation principles, practices, and regulations. Familiarity with architectural and historical research. Experience in committee management and coordination. Excellent organizational and project management skills. Effective communication and presentation abilities. Proficiency in record-keeping and documentation. Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Willingness to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, to support events and programs as required.

Benefits / Why Work With Us: We pay 100% of employee's premium for medical and dental insurance, offer a Simple IRA with a 3% match, and hybrid work options.

How to Apply: Email Cover Letter and Resume to Brandy Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Location: Memorial House in Memory Grove

Organization Website: Visit website Contact: Brandy Strand Email: director@preservationutah.org Phone: 8015330858

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