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🔗Main Street Statewide Coordinator

  • Full Time
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Hourly USD / Year
  • August 10, 2022
  • Department: CCE
  • Job Reference #: 33144
  • Hourly Salary ($): $22.19 - $33.32 Hourly
  • Job Qualifications:

    Preferred Qualifications
    The best person for this position is someone who has:
    Qualified applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in community and/or economic development, planning, public policy/administration, business administration, political science, historic preservation or a related field.
    Two years of community and/or economic development experience and demonstrated knowledge of Main Street program methodology and tools.
    Requires a valid driver’s license.
    In addition to the minimum qualifications, the preferred applicant will have the following competencies as specifically demonstrated on the employment application and resume:Strong organizational skills
    Experience with grant administration
    Ability to present and provide technical assistance
    Experience with training and knowledge of curriculum development
    Experience with spreadsheets and databases
    Experience with web and social media communications
    Experience in working with local communities and organizations to help them succeed with their goals
    Understanding of the structure and workings of local and state governments and of non-profit organizations
    Experience in networking with government agencies and other organizations that provide Main Street-type services to communities
    Excellent oral and written communications skills
    Political sensitivity and experience working with rural communities
    Proficiency with MS Office suite and Google Suite
    Demonstrated appreciation for Historic Preservation

  • How to Apply:

    If you are interested in this position, please go to the State of Utah – Career Page and apply online or go to the following link to be taken directly to the application and apply online.[0]=710%20Department%20of%20Cultural%20and%20Community%20Engagement&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

  • Job benefits: This position is eligible for a full benefits package.
  • Physical Demands / Work Environment: Risks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc. Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work; however, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items; driving an automobile, etc. Special physical demands are not required to perform the work.
  • Contact Name: Shannon Hughes
  • Application Email:
  • Application URL:
  • Application Address: 3760 S Highland Drive, Salt Lake City, UT

Website UT State Historic Preservation Office

The Utah State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) within the Department of Cultural and Community Engagement (CCE) is seeking qualified applicants for a new full-time, benefitted position to coordinate the Utah Main Street Program (UMSP).

This position has the ability to operate on or off the Wasatch Front through telework agreements. This position also will require travel away from home base to communities and events throughout the state.

The Utah State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) within the Department of Cultural and Community Engagement (CCE) is seeking qualified applicants for a new full-time, benefitted position to coordinate the Utah Main Street Program (UMSP). The State of Utah is a member of the National Main Street Program, with 16 communities already committed to the program principles of economic vitality, promotions, design, and organization. This Statewide Coordinator position would serve as the main point of contact for the Utah Main Street Program (UMSP), develop and implement trainings, ensure community success in the program, manage the administrative needs of the program including grant administration and contracting, develop and maintain a data system to track and manage the program and its metrics, engage with planning departments, and in all ways promote the importance of the Main Street Program. Other duties will be to support the preservation efforts of the SHPO and its various program areas.

This position has the ability to operate on or off the Wasatch Front through telework agreements. This position also will require travel away from home base to communities and events throughout the state.

Suggested Pay Range: $22 – $27/hour plus benefits

Principle Duties

Support the UMSP Advisory Committee and assist in convening appropriate state-level subcommittees.
Ensures maintenance of files, records, policies, procedures, and other reference material important to the efficient operations.
Manages the Main Street Program budget.
Provides excellent customer service and responds courteously and professionally by phone, mail, email, and in-person to inquiries.
Main Street Coordinator will sometimes be required to work outside the traditional work week/schedule dependent on community partner needs.
Tracks and evaluates state and local program progress, and based on this information, recommends necessary changes to program policy development;
Leads and educates communities on program reporting, and analyzes local program performance and gaps;
Develops communications and outreach tools and promotes the program statewide to partners and interested communities, including web and social media content;
Reviews applications for initial program acceptance and subsequent status advancement or lowering based on the established Tier system and requirements;
Researches and analyzes best practices from other states that could be applied to program management, metrics, and educational efforts;
Improves documents and forms necessary to keep the program running efficiently;
Provides training, technical expertise and assistance to the Main Street communities and partner agencies; develops and/or offers workshops, webinars, coaching, and on-site assistance either independently or with partners, and
Coordinates and develops training curriculum; plans and customizes training based on program tiers, community needs and work plans.
Coordinates closely with SHPO historic buildings staff to maximize the effectiveness of UMSP and other SHPO historic preservation programs;
Supports Historic Preservation efforts statewide both in Main Street and beyond.

  • NCPE Internships: Eligibility & How to Apply


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    The successful candidate is responsible for finding and paying for travel to and housing at the internship location; some exceptions apply. The supervising office may be able to assist in locating housing but it is ultimately up to the individual accepting the internship to find accommodation.

    The National Council requires all interns working in-person at Federal facilities and/or with Federal employees receive the Covid-19 vaccination. Please be advised that you may also be required to wear a mask, depending on the protocols adopted by your work site. Also be aware that, due to Government-wide security requirements, a background check will be required if you are selected for a position. This will include providing information about recent housing and employment history. The position supervisor will have more information about these requirements and procedures at the time of hiring. You may direct any questions to NCPE's Internship Program Director, Julee Johnson, at

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