Ohio History Connection
  • Columbus, OH, USA
  • 43,500 - 49,500
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/AD&D, Short & Long-Term disability, OPERS, Deferred compensation, paid sick & vacation, paid holidays, paid parental leave

The Ohio History Connection's mission is to
Spark Discovery of Ohio's stories.
Embrace the present, share the past and transform the future.

Position: Technical Preservation Services (TPS) Manager

Department: State Historic Preservation Office, Columbus, OH

Term of Position: Two-year position with possibility for extension, full time

Salary: $43,500 - $49,595/year

Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, Life/Disability, retirement savings options and state pension, paid vacation and sick time, paid holidays, free museum membership and discounts

About Ohio History Connection:

The Ohio History Connection, formerly the Ohio Historical Society, is a statewide history organization with the mission to spark discovery of Ohio's stories. Chartered in 1885, the OHC carries out history services for Ohio and its citizens focused on preserving and sharing the state's history. This includes housing the state historic preservation office, the official state archives, local history office and managing more than 50 sites and museums across Ohio.

Position Summary:

TPS Managers are responsible for reviewing federal Rehabilitation Investment Tax Credit and Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credit projects, providing technical preservation information, delivering lectures and other presentations on historic rehabilitation techniques, and managing special programs and projects as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conducts professional, detailed reviews of rehabilitation projects for which federal Rehabilitation Investment Tax Credits and/or Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credits are being sought.
  • Exercises independent management and review responsibility.
  • Provides technical preservation (building conservation) information, such as appropriate preservation techniques, product information, and reference materials to program applicants and the general public.
  • Delivers "Building Doctor Program" technical lectures and other presentations.
  • Travels to historic buildings to advise owners and others on preservation matters as part of "Building Doctor Program," tax project reviews and on request.
  • Manages special programs and projects as assigned.
  • Assists in development and implementation of technical preservation education and assistance. This can include written material, workshops, conferences, seminars, and training sessions.

Education and Experience:

  • Must meet the professional qualifications standards in 36 CFR 61, Appendix A in history, architectural history, architecture, historical architecture, historic preservation or a closely-related preservation field. (https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/CFR-1998-title36-vol1/pdf/CFR-1998-title36-vol1-part61-appA.pdf). Additional relevant work experience a plus.
  • Familiarity with the Secretary of the Interior's Standards and national historic preservation laws, regulations and guidelines preferred.

To apply: Please submit application materials through the Ohio History Connection application portal https://www.ohiohistory.org/jobs. Resume, cover letter, and other supporting documents can be attached in the "Resume" section. Please direct inquiries and accommodation requests to Human Resources, applicant@ohiohistory.org.

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