Historic New England

141 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA 02114

Date Posted:
August 01, 2018

Eastern Massachusetts



Preservation Manager, Cape Ann


Location:Work stations at Cogswell’s Grant, Essex, Mass. and Coolidge Point, Manchester, Mass.

Historic New England is looking for a dynamic applicant to fill the position of preservation manager, Cape Ann. This position is responsible for the overall care and preservation of the structures and landscapesatBeauport, the Sleeper-McCann House; Coolidge Point, the Thomas Jefferson Memorial; and Cogswell’s Grant. The preservation manager is responsible for developing and implementing the work plan that includes basic repairs and maintenance, projects and capital improvements and coordinating within the property care team and with other Historic New England teams as necessary. The preservation manager works closely with site staff on all property related issues affecting the properties and the development staff on fundraising opportunities.


Bachelor’s degree in historic preservation, architecture, engineering, conservation or a related field and at least two years of experience is required. Requires fully competent computer skills including skilled use of MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel spreadsheet functions, e-mail, and digital photography. Must be able to operate effectively both individually and in a team environment, where communication within and among the teams is essential to success. Requires problem solving skills and ability to effectively plan and implement work processes to complete tasks according to schedule. Requires a valid driver’s license and means of transportation. Experience with facility management, project management, HVAC, other mechanical systems and security equipment is desirable. Use of minor tools and ability to perform minor maintenance a plus.

How To Apply:

Please send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Jobs@HistoricNewEngland.org.

Apply by:
September 14, 2018
About this Organization:
Historic New England is a museum of cultural history that collects and preserves buildings, landscapes, and objects dating from the seventeenth century to the present and uses them to keep history alive and to help people develop a deeper understanding and enjoyment of new England life and appreciation for its preservation.

Historic New England is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to supporting equality of opportunity and respect for diversity. We are committed to providing equal opportunity in employment to all qualified persons without regard to non-work-related factors such as race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, or sexual orientation. People of color are encouraged to apply. Historic New England offers generous and comprehensive vacation, holiday, and health and wellness benefit packages.