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🔗Sesquicentennial History Project – Request for Proposals

  • Part Time
  • Thousand Island Park, NY
  • US$18,000.00 plus US$3,000.00 for expenses, paid semi-annually. USD / Year
  • November 15, 2022
  • Department: Writing
  • Job Qualifications:

    The successful Proponent should possess the qualifications, experience and skills to provide the Deliverables and must exhibit these in their proposal. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, are required.

    The successful Proponent will show that they have the research and writing experience and skills to complete the project, including the ability to work with documentary and oral methods. This will include primary and secondary source research, interviews and other approaches as required.

    Further guidance is provided in Appendix A.

    Ideally, the successful Proponent will have a graduate or undergraduate degree specializing in any of the following: social history, architectural history, art history, the history of religious campgrounds in North America, or journalism. Academic experience in the time period under study (1975 onwards) is a strong asset.

    Proponents will include in their proposal:
    • A curriculum vitae outlining education and employment history.
    • electronic copies of, or links to, two published works that exhibit the skills and experience described in this RFP.
    • a list of relevant publications, including where published.

    Please consult Section 6 and Appendix A (pg.8) for more detail.

    Experience working with a volunteer steering committee is desired.
    The successful Proponent must have the ability to travel to Thousand Island Park, NY, and to other sources of data and information as needed.

  • How to Apply:

    Proposals must be submitted electronically to Merissa Gagne at mgagne@tiparkcorp.com   by midnight on November 15, 2022.   All proponents will be sent a confirmation email when their proposal is received.  Both the successful proponent and those who are unsuccessful will be notified regarding their proposal no later than January 2, 2022.

  • Contact Name: Merissa Gagne
  • Application Email: mgagne@tiparkcorp.com

Website Thousand Island Park Landmark Society

Thousand Island Park (TI Park), New York, is a late 19th/early 20th century cottage community on Wellesley Island along the St. Lawrence River. TI Park began as a Methodist Camp Meeting Association in 1875 and grew from a collection of tents and tent platforms to a vibrant community of summer cottages. TI Park is now operated as a privately held, non-denominational community by the Thousand Island Park Corporation. TI Park has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1982 and has recently had a re-application with updated information approved by the New York State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) and the National Register. In 2020, SHPO gave the Landmark Society a Historic Preservation Award “for excellence in the preservation and rejuvenation of New York’s historic and cultural treasures”. The Thousand Island Park Landmark Society is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation located in Thousand Island Park. More information is available at thousandislandparklandmarksociety.org

https://www.tiparkcorp.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/RFP.TIP_.History.out_.23Aug.22.pdf

This is an invitation by the Thousand Island Park Landmark Society (“Landmark”) to prospective proponents to submit proposals for the research and writing of a history of Thousand Island Park from 1975 to the present, asfurther described in Part B: The Deliverables in the PDF file. This project will be part of the celebration of the 150th anniversary (sesquicentennial) of the founding of Thousand Island Park.

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