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🔗Technical Preservation Coordinator

  • Full Time
  • Nashville, Tennessee
  • $59,700 – $89,496 USD / Year
  • August 5, 2024
  • Department: State Historic Preservation Office
  • Job Summary: Position will support mission to protect and preserve historic resources. The successful candidate will also be responsible for administering the Certified Local Government program, preservation grants, and providing technical assistance.
  • Job Qualifications:

    Preferred candidates will have a strong knowledge of Tennessee and vernacular architecture, the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards, and GIS. The preferred candidate will have a master’s degree in historic preservation or a bachelor’s degree in historic preservation with two years of experience. Day and overnight travel throughout the state will be required as needed.

  • How to Apply:

    Applications open July 16-August 5, 2024.  To apply for this preferred service position visit:

  • Job benefits: Health Insurance, 2 weeks sick and annual leave per year, hybrid retirement plan
  • Contact Name: Holly Barnett
  • Application Email:
  • Application URL:
  • Application Phone #: 615-770-1089
  • Application Address: 2941 Lebanon Pike, Nashville, TN 37243

Website Tennessee Historical Commission

The mission of the Tennessee Historical Commission is to encourage the inclusive diverse study of Tennessee’s history for the benefit of future generations; to protect, preserve, interpret, operate, maintain, and administer historic sites; to mark important locations, persons, and events in Tennessee history; to assist in worthy publication projects; to review, comment on and identify projects that will potentially impact state-owned and non-state-owned historic properties; to locate, identify, record and nominate to the National Register of Historic Places all properties which meet National Register criteria, and to implement other programs of the national Historic Preservation Act of 1966 as amended.

  • Highlighted Responsibilities:
    Administer the Certified Local Government program providing
    guidance and education about preservation programs to
  • Lead preservation grants and provide technical assistance to
    grantees throughout grant cycles.
  • Review grant and other rehabilitation projects according to the
    Secretary of the Interior’s Standards.
  •  Organize survey projects in CLG communities statewide and assist
    with the processing digital survey data.
  • Present to groups and individuals throughout the state about the
    federal preservation programs.