🔗Neighborhood Preservation Coordinator
Website Historic Staunton Foundation
MISSION Historic Staunton Foundation provides leadership, education and advocacy to preserve diverse historic places and revitalize our community. VISION Our vision is to partner with the Staunton community to support policies and programs that protect, maintain and enhance the sense of place created by our historic structures and the built environment.
The Neighborhood Preservation Coordinator will represent HSF in an engaging, professional manner while performing historic preservation activities as directed by the Executive Director and in conjunction with activities of the Board of Directors. The position supports the daily operation of the office while providing direct assistance for programs and events including providing content, interacting with donors, and community members.
Proactive analytical skills, actions, and private project confidentiality reflecting the mission and vision of the organization are required. The position develops reports and facilitates communication including social media, website, email, digital, and print publications. Insightful and proactive analysis of historic buildings and neighborhoods is key to understanding and communicating the historic character of the community.
The Neighborhood Preservation Coordinator will provide direct assistance to the City of Staunton Historic Preservation Commission. This includes written reviews of all project applications as well as guidance for potential projects. All reviews will be completed accurately and on time. Knowledge and consistent application of the Secretary of Interior Standards and Guidelines for Rehabilitation and Staunton’s Historic District Guidelines are central to the process. Consistent application and communication of rehabilitation best practices and design review are important.
The Neighborhood Preservation Coordinator will assist in ongoing effort to document historic buildings and landscapes. Utilizing established resources, the individual will provide daily guidance for inquiries concerning dating properties, identifying architectural periods, preservation treatments, neighborhood revitalization, historical information, and images.
This is a customer-facing position and is not eligible for remote work.