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Eastern Massachusetts Circuit Rider [Preservation Massachusetts]

on MUSEUM STUDIES at Tufts University

by Tegan Kehoe

2 hours, 4 minutes ago

Preservation Massachusetts is seeking to hire a preservation Circuit Rider in Eastern Massachusetts.  Founded in 1985, Preservation Massachusetts is the statewide non-profit organization that actively promotes the preservation of historic buildings and landscapes as a positive force for economic development and the retention of community character. The Circuit Rider position is an “in the field” position and a direct service of Preservation Massachusetts’ advocacy mission. For more information on Preservation Massachusetts please visit www.preservationmass.org.   Job Description: Title: Eastern Massachusetts Preservation Circuit Rider Supervisor: James Igoe, Preservation Massachusetts WORK OBJECTIVES:  Representing Preservation Massachusetts, provide direct services to local organizations and communities which are actively involved in historic preservation efforts, and to build a strong ongoing presence for preservation in communities throughout the Commonwealth. DUTIES:  1. Provide guidance on a variety of subjects including preservation techniques and approaches, fundraising, organizational development, capacity building, community relations and politics, community development, conservation issues, public relations, and the availability of preservation resources. 2. Represent Preservation Massachusetts to communities throughout Massachusetts and make  assistance available from the organization (or relevant partners) to those communities whenever appropriate.   3. Develop a network of preservation supporters throughout the Commonwealth who are willing and able to assist one another with preservation knowledge and experience, and serve as a link between such persons to those needing their assistance through individualized communication, new e-communication networks, workshops and conferences.   4. Participate in regular meetings and programs of Preservation Massachusetts.  Assist with the Preservation Massachusetts’ communication efforts that relate to Circuit Rider services.  Identify opportunities for Preservation Massachusetts program assistance, such as the annual Massachusetts Most Endangered list, potential Revolving Fund projects, preservation workshops, advocacy support, etc. 5. Represent Preservation Massachusetts with various partner organizations across the state and participate in programs, workshops, conferences is necessary and applicable.   6. Work actively to build constituent support for Preservation Massachusetts by maintaining records of contacts made, photographs of projects, through online databases and file storage.   Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS:  -Strong leadership and presence, with excellent leadership and communication skills. -The ability to work collegially with a wide variety of interests, constituencies and partners. -Independent work ability and ethic, able to juggle many tasks and responsibilities. -Substantial experience in community organizing and activism, networking, preservation, fundraising, law, real estate, planning, development, government, journalism and or/advocacy. -Travel around the region is mandatory and access to a vehicle is necessary. Some evening and weekend work may be required. -Undergraduate degree in preservation or related field preferred. Masters degree desirable. How To Apply: Send cover letter, resume and references addressed to James Igoe, Preservation Massachusetts, Old City Hall, 45 School Street, Boston, MA  02108 or submit via email to ekelly@preservationmass.org. Please submit any questions via email.   Apply by: March 13, 2015 Salary: Salary commensurate with experience About this Organization: Preservation Massachusetts is the statewide non-profit historic preservation organization dedicated to preserving the Commonwealth’s historic and cultural heritage. Preservation Massachusetts, originally called Historic Massachusetts, Inc., was established in 1985 by citizens concerned with preserving our heritage. In 1989, Preservation Massachusetts allied with the Architectural Conservation Trust and the Massachusetts Association of Olmsted Parks to strengthen advocacy for our state’s valuable historic resources: our neighborhoods, buildings and landscapes.

Marketing Coordinator [Edward M. Kennedy Institute For The United States Senate]

on MUSEUM STUDIES at Tufts University

by Tegan Kehoe

2 hours, 6 minutes ago

The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate (the EMK Institute) is dedicated to educating the public about our government, invigorating public discourse, encouraging participatory democracy, and […]

Harry Lime’s Escape Plans As Portrayed Through Setting, Visual Landscape, and Metaphor

on Ben Meyerson's Film Noir Blog

by Benjamin Meyerson

2 hours, 14 minutes ago

When we first see Harry Lime he is illuminated out of the shadows, standing in the doorway of a building. With just his eyes, he looks at the window where the light came on and then at Holly, and then back at the […]

Brutal Techniques Part of ISIS' Recruitment Strategy, Attempts to Provoke Regional Ground War

on The Fletcher School Dean Stavridis' Blog

by Admin2

4 hours, 31 minutes ago

While in DC this past weekend, as news about the identity of "Jihadi John" was breaking, I was a guest on CNN Jake Tapper's The Lead. We discussed how ISIS continues to make headlines using brutal techniques and […]

The Third Man (1949)

on Michael Ferdico's Film Noir Page

by Michael Ferdico

21 hours, 5 minutes ago