Technical Preservation Services Manager

Position Details

Type Full Time
Offered By Ohio Historical Society
800 E. 17th Ave.
Columbus, Ohio
Salary $3,630 -$3,739/month
Deadline until filled
For More
Fax: 614-297-2293

Responsible for a variety of duties, including reviewing federal Rehabilitation Investment Tax Credit and Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credit projects, providing technical preservation information, delivering lectures and other presentations on historic rehabilitation techniques, and managing special programs and projects as assigned.


  • Conducting professional, detailed reviews of rehabilitation projects for which federal Rehabilitation Investment Tax Credits and/or Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credits are being sought.
  • Exercises independent management and review responsibility.
  • Providing technical preservation (building conservation) information, such as appropriate preservation techniques, product information, and reference materials to program applicants and the general public.
  • Delivering "Building Doctor Program" technical lectures and other presentations. Traveling to historic buildings to advise owners and others on preservation matters as part of "Building Doctor Program" and on request.
  • Manage special programs and projects as assigned.
  • Assisting in development and implementation of technical preservation education and assistance. This can include written material, workshops, conferences, seminars, and training sessions.


Education and/or Experience: A graduate degree in history, architectural history, architecture, historical architecture, historic preservation or a closely-related preservation field, or its equivalent in education and experience, plus a minimum of four years of work experience in a professional capacity in the relevant discipline, or must meet the professional qualifications standards in 36 CFR 61, Appendix A. Familiarity with the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards and national historic preservation laws, regulations and guidelines. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Supervisory Responsibilities: May require the oversight and supervision of volunteers, interns, and temporary staff.

Certificates and/or Licensures: Requires a valid Ohio driver’s license.

Language Skills: Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with a wide range of internal and external preservation constituents in both the public and private sectors.

Mathematical Skills: Basic mathematical skills with the ability to apply mathematical concepts to practical situations.

Technical Skills: Ability to use Microsoft Office or equivalent business software such as spreadsheet, database, and word processing applications. Ability to use Windows and Windows-based PCs and peripherals.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to implement, plan, and critically evaluate research. Ability to review, understand, and interpret a variety of technical data such as engineering drawings and specifications, primary and secondary research sources, and maps.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Requires prolonged sitting, frequent standing, and bending, stooping and occasional lifting up to 25pounds. Requires normal range of eyesight, hearing and manual dexterity sufficient to operate keyboard, telephone, photocopier and other office equipment.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Normal office environment. Occasional evening or weekend work. Work may be stressful at times. Requires ability to travel, sometimes with overnight stays. Work may involve attendance at public meetings and site visits.

How to Apply

Visit Mail, email, fax or personally deliver your completed application, cover letter and resume to: Human Resources Office Ohio Historical Society 800 E. 17th Ave. Columbus, OH 43211 E-mail: Fax: 614-297-2293 website: The Ohio Historical Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer