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Director – Historical Architect

Posted Tuesday, August 31


New History



Salary / Compensation

New History provides above-market compensation, including: annual salary in the range of $75,000-$90,000, substantial opportunities for bonuses, retirement plan (401k) with employer matching, health insurance, long-term disability insurance, parental leave, support for continuing education, and other benefits. New History offers a highly collaborative work environment with a high-performing team, a flexible work schedule including remote work, and substantial leadership and growth opportunities.


Directors are the core team members and project leaders for New History. They act as the internal project manager for their projects and bring their advanced problem-solving skills and expertise to the entire team. Directors actively engage with clients, manage all project communication, develop and execute strategic project solutions, and participate in business development.

A Historical Architect is expected to bring the following expertise: • Historical Architecture: Thorough knowledge of historic materials and features, extensive experience with the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties (“the Standards”), and design and construction administration experience.

• Design Services: Ability to collaborate with project teams to develop design solutions to meet project requirements and historic preservation approvals. • Historic Tax Credit Applications: Advising on and completing applications for state and federal historic tax credits. • Building Assessments: Historic materials surveys and condition assessments, documentation of existing conditions, and development of prioritized recommendations for repair. •

Construction Services: Review of construction for compliance with historic preservation approvals; review of field conditions and development of recommendations for repair. • Project Management: Client service, project communication, and execution of project strategies, including active collaboration with team members, clients, reviewing agencies, and stakeholders. • Business Development: Active participation in client relationships and business development.

Minimum Qualifications • Advanced degree in architecture, historic preservation, or related field with 5+ years of experience • Professional licensure to practice architecture, strongly preferred • Valid driver’s license and capacity to travel • Desire to be part of a small, highly competent, self-managed team in a mix of remote, in-person, and on-site work environments • Strong relationship and client management skills, and excellent written and verbal communication • Passion for historic building redevelopment


Meghan Elliott