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🔗Historic Preservation Program Manager

  • Full Time
  • Duluth, MN
  • $50,000-60,000 USD / Year
  • Job Summary: Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps is seeking an experienced leader to direct programs focused on developing workforce skills through historic preservation and outdoor service work.
  • Job Qualifications:

    Qualifications

    Requirements:

    Bachelor’s in Anthropology, Construction Management, History, Historic Preservation, or similar and/or equivalent combination of education, certifications, and experience and/or training.
    Strong understanding of evaluation processes.
    Experience and/or training in managing programs geared towards youth and young adults.
    Excellent written and verbal communication skills, organizational, time management and planning, teamwork, and leadership skills.
    Strong awareness of workplace safety and risk management strategies.
    Demonstrated experience using effective project communication strategies with diverse stakeholders.
    Strong commitment to respecting the ideas and intelligence of young adults and an ability to relate to and support a diverse group of people.
    Ability to be flexible working in a fast-paced changing environment.
    Valid driver’s license and ability to pass criminal background and motor vehicle record check. “Pass” means no major moving violations or DUIs in the past five years, no positive hits on the NSOPW (the Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website), and no history of violent offenses or crimes of dishonesty.

    Preferred:

    Knowledge of the Secretary of Interior’s standards and preservation briefs.
    Demonstrated experience with non-profit programming or closely related field, including young adult supervision and programming such as AmeriCorps or National Service programs.
    Familiarity with and appreciation for Minnesota’s historic preservation efforts, culture and places.
    Preservation trades skills knowledge.

  • How to Apply:

    To Apply: Email resume, cover, and three professional references to admin@northernbedrockcorps.org. Please include “Program Manager” in the subject line. This position will remain open until filled. The selection process will begin on July 15th; the anticipated start date is late August.

  • Physical Demands / Work Environment: Work Environment:  CONSTANT: Near and mid-range vision; depth perception; field of vision; visual accommodation; color vision; talk/speak; walk on uneven or steep terrain; walk and work inside. FREQUENT: Lift and carry up to 25 pounds; far vision; hear; bend neck; climb stairs; feel; use fingers; grasp; handle; move about; reach; reach above shoulder; rotate neck; sit; stand; stoop/bend; twist at waist; turn wrists; extreme temperatures and noise; and work with or around others. OCCASIONAL: Lift and carry up to 50 pounds; climb ladders or scaffolding; crawl; crouch; kneel; maintain posture; squat; static neck position; exposure to weather; extreme wet or humid conditions; vibration; elevated or slippery surfaces; moving objects; work alone; shift work; extended days and driving.
  • Contact Name: Charley Langowski
  • Application Email: admin@northernbedrockcorps.org
  • Application Phone #: 2184610423
  • Application Address: 1205 93rd Ave W Duluth, MN 55808

Website Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps

Historic Preservation Program Manager Description:

Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps is seeking an experienced leader to direct programs focused on developing workforce skills through historic preservation and outdoor service work.

The Historic Preservation Program Manager is responsible for young adult AmeriCorps and public programming. Responsibilities include securing and managing preservation service projects, recruiting, hiring, and training crew leaders and crew members, managing human resource responsibilities (onboarding, background checks, etc), assisting with grant writing and reporting, creating and maintaining a positive culture, and prioritizing a safe work environment. Requires working knowledge of other volunteer-related or AmeriCorps programming, historic preservation and project management experience, knowledge of preservation trade skills, and the ability to learn and utilize the organization’s technology. Strong relationship and communication skills with a desire to work in a team environment are also required.

This position will work collaboratively with the Historic Preservation Project Manager and Outreach Coordinator to solicit, assess, scope, and execute service projects, train AmeriCorps Members, and develop new programming models.

Full-time, exempt position reporting to the Executive Director.

Compensation:

Salary: $50,000 to $60,000 annually; commensurate with experience

Benefits: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Generous PTO, Long-term Disability, Life Insurance, IRA matching up to 3%

Position Responsibilities:

Historic Preservation Program Development (50%):

Develop long-term project calendars by building relationships with Project Hosts, Technical Instructors, and community partners.
Meet with potential Project Hosts to discuss the desired outcomes.
Coordinate with the Project Manager and Technical Instructors to assess future projects.
Negotiate Service Project Agreements with Project Hosts; work with Project Manager to develop Scopes of Work.
Effectively communicate the Project Hosts’ expectations to the Project Manager; collaboratively determine feasibility.
In collaboration with the Executive Director, develop multi-year/long-term project agreements with State and Federal Partners.
Coordinate, facilitate, and manage workshops to engage the public.
Manage staff or AmeriCorps Members in recruiting positions.
Perform administrative and field-based functions necessary for the successful implementation of programs.
Working with Executive Director, identify ways to grow Historic Preservation Training Programs
Ensure projects are accomplished in an efficient, safe, and consistent manner and comply with NBHPC and AmeriCorps policies.
Evaluate and enhance the program to ensure a high-quality program that meets the needs of communities, project partners, and participants.

Crew Training (20%):

Develop, coordinate, and conduct Member onboarding, and training collaboratively with Project Manager and Outreach Coordinator.
Develop continuing education training throughout the field season.
Act as Technical Instructor for applicable projects.
Provide career development training.
Provide guidance on the use of AmeriCorps Education Award.

Crew Personnel Management (20%):

Work with the Outreach Coordinator to develop and execute a recruitment plan.
Manage Member recruitment – including overseeing the hiring process, hiring materials, job postings, interviewing, and onboarding.
Maintain and manage Member handbooks and policies.
Manage Member files.

Communication (10%):

Maintain consistent and effective communication with all NBHPC team members.
Coordinate and generate project information for reporting and project management.
Assist in grant and partnership writing in conjunction with other team members.
Interact with volunteers, community members, technical specialists, project hosts, and the media as an organizational representative/ambassador to the public.
Develop Field Season report in collaboration with Executive Director and Project Manager.
Commit to active participation in a highly effective team at NBHPC.
Communicate respectfully with diverse groups of people both within and outside of the organization.

Additional responsibilities may be assigned as necessary.

Travel Requirements:

Program Managers travel to project sites as needed for project development meetings, Corpsmember management, and project follow-up. This includes travel by car throughout the service area. Work vehicles and rental cars are provided as necessary. Travel often includes camping overnight in rural areas.
Travel is confirmed and communicated as far in advance as possible. The Program Manager’s schedule is taken into consideration when planning projects and travel dates.

Qualifications

Requirements:

Bachelor’s in Anthropology, Construction Management, History, Historic Preservation, or similar and/or equivalent combination of education, certifications, and experience and/or training.
Strong understanding of evaluation processes.
Experience and/or training in managing programs geared towards youth and young adults.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, organizational, time management and planning, teamwork, and leadership skills.
Strong awareness of workplace safety and risk management strategies.
Demonstrated experience using effective project communication strategies with diverse stakeholders.
Strong commitment to respecting the ideas and intelligence of young adults and an ability to relate to and support a diverse group of people.
Ability to be flexible working in a fast-paced changing environment.
Valid driver’s license and ability to pass criminal background and motor vehicle record check. “Pass” means no major moving violations or DUIs in the past five years, no positive hits on the NSOPW (the Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website), and no history of violent offenses or crimes of dishonesty.

Preferred:

Knowledge of the Secretary of Interior’s standards and preservation briefs.
Demonstrated experience with non-profit programming or closely related field, including young adult supervision and programming such as AmeriCorps or National Service programs.
Familiarity with and appreciation for Minnesota’s historic preservation efforts, culture and places.
Preservation trades skills knowledge.

 

Northern Bedrock is an equal opportunity employer and offers all persons the benefit of participating in its programs and employment regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, familial status, public assistance, age, disability, sexual orientation, and/or membership in local human rights activities.

To Apply: Email resume, cover, and three professional references to admin@northernbedrockcorps.org. Please include “Program Manager” in the subject line. This position will remain open until filled. The selection process will begin on July 15th; the anticipated start date is late August.

To learn more about Northern Bedrock, please visit our website at www.northernbedrockcorps.org.