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PA State Historic Preservation Office Seeking Community Preservation Coordinator – Central Region

The Central PA Community Preservation Coordinator is responsible for a comprehensive range of technical assistance including delivery of the PA State Historic Preservation Office’s (PA SHPO) programs within a defined region.

The Central PA Community Preservation Coordinator has responsibilities to support the statewide Certified Local Government Program and is the lead for collaborating with state agencies and statewide nonprofit organizations as well as providing guidance and training to municipalities and local organizations. The position also has responsibilities that support the PA SHPO’s Preservation Incentives Division.

Two or more years of experience working on an architectural survey, an architectural restoration and preservation project or program, and a bachelor’s degree in architectural history, American history, art history, or course work in Pennsylvania history; or

Any equivalent combination of experience and training.

Additional Requirements:

Meet or exceed the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards, published in the Code of Federal Regulations, 36 CFR Part 61.

Experience providing technical preservation or planning assistance to municipalities, non-profits, and/or individuals.

Demonstrable experience interpreting and applying National Park Service guidance and the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties.

Experience in outreach and public speaking, preparing and delivering public presentations.

Experience in writing and/or reviewing zoning, ordinances, or preservation plans.

Demonstrate excellent ability working with a team of individuals and independently.

Demonstrate experience in determining the eligibility of resources for listing in the National Register of Historic Places.

Preferred Qualifications (not required):
Excellent computer and word processing skills using MS Office products and data management systems such as PA-SHARE.

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