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