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🔗Director of Research and Preservation

  • Full Time
  • New York, NY
  • $80,000-$90,000 USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Job Qualifications:

    Candidates for the position must:
    • Have a demonstrated knowledge of historic preservation, the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission, and architectural history and styles
    • Be knowledgeable about historic building research techniques, esp. for NYC buildings
    • Have a familiarity with the Greenwich Village, NoHo, and East Village community and the cultural history associated with them
    • Have strong writing skills
    • Be a highly motivated, meticulous, detail-oriented self-starter willing to work more than 40 hours/week and occasional weekends and evenings as needed
    • Be comfortable speaking in public, in both formal and informal settings

  • How to Apply:

    Send resume, cover letter, and work samples to

  • Job benefits: Full health care benefits, disability, paid sick and vacation
  • Application Email:

Website Village Preservation

Duties include:
• Overseeing and coordinating historic buildings research and managing research interns and staff
• Overseeing and coordinating design review of proposed new construction and changes to historic buildings
• Overseeing and coordinating the organization’s landmarks applications webpage
• Drafting requests for evaluation to the Landmarks Preservation Commission
• Drafting testimony for public hearings, and representing the organization at public hearings, community meetings, and other events
• Creating and updating on-line and printed materials illustrating research and preservation work
• Responding to questions from the public regarding history, research, and landmark status and regulation
• Track and seek resolution on landmarks and buildings code violations