🔗SHPO Office Administrative Specialist
Website MN Department of Administration/State Historic Preservation Office
The National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 provides a network of historic preservation offices in every state to spearhead state preservation initiatives and help carry out the nation's historic preservation program. Minnesota's State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) was created by state statute in 1969 to provide statewide leadership.
This position must follow notification and processing procedures outlined in federal preservation regulations and support the State Historic Preservation Review Board who meets four (4) times per year. This position tracks applications for the state and federal Historic Tax Credit programs, assists in issuing tax program certification documentation, maintains program data, follows federal and state procedures, and invoices/processes fees paid by applicants. Often, this position is the first point of contact for a wide variety of inquiries and will need to become knowledgeable of historic preservation programs in order to act as a resource and forward customers to the appropriate team member(s) for additional assistance. In addition, this position will also manage and track purchasing and payments, maintain office equipment, and handle central mail.
To promote a culture of flexibility, we offer staff a hybrid work environment that varies by team, position, and business needs. Completion of a telework agreement will be required. With this position, a minimum of three (3) days per week in the office will be required. In addition, this position will be required to travel and work occasional evenings and weekends.