Historic New England

141 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA 02114

Date Posted:
February 24, 2020

Eastern Massachusetts



Preservation Services Manager, Northern New England


Historic New England seeks applications for the position ofPreservation Services Manager, Northern New England, which manages the organization's preservation easements in Maine, New Hampshire, and parts of Massachusetts:

  • Serves as the institutional expert on assigned properties enrolled within Historic New England’s easement program, including their historic significance, maintenance chronology, and easement regulation;

  • Routinely performs conditions assessments of historic properties, makes recommendations about appropriate maintenance and treatment options, and engages with owners and contractors regarding proposals to make changes to protected properties;

  • As part of the Preservation Services Team, responds to public inquiries about preservation easements, documents properties for inclusion in the easement program, and makes internal and public presentations about preservation easements.

The preservation services manager is also a member of a regional cross-team work group led by a regional site administrator. This group bring together expertise from a variety of disciplines across the organization, working together to prioritize and accomplish the work in the region. The Preservation Services Manager fosters positive relationships with external preservation partners and serves as local resource for preservation issues within the region.

Location: Haverhill Regional Office, Haverhill, Mass.

Salary: Low $40,000’s

Must have abachelor’s degree in Historic Preservation, Art History, of Architectural History with at least two (2) years of job-related experience. A Master’s degree in those fields listed above is preferred. Fully-competent computer skills including use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint, internet research, and email is required. GIS and CAD experience is preferred. Basic Digital photography skills are required. This position requires regular travel to locations throughout New England. A valid driver’s license, a means of transportation, and ability to drive are requirements of the position.
How To Apply:
Please send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Jobs@HistoricNewEngland.org
Apply by:
April 20, 2020
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, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

Historic New England offers generous and comprehensive vacation, holiday, and health and wellness benefit packages.