Program Manager- Job Corps Program


About the organization

HistoriCorps®, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, works to foster a preservation ethic in all through training volunteers, students, and youth in historic preservation skills, and then puts those skills to work to save historic places for generations to come. HistoriCorps partners with federal, state and local land management agencies to provide educational and outdoor opportunities and preserve historic resources. From our Morrison, CO headquarters, we coordinate and instruct projects on public lands throughout the United States.


The Program Manager is responsible for developing and managing the HistoriCorps/USDA-USFS/Job Corps Program (“Job Corps Program”) and all activities associated with its implementation. This individual will develop, plan, manage, and write and submit reports on multiple preservation projects in accordance with the statement of work set forth in the program agreement. The Program Manager facilitates all aspects of Job Corps Program projects that involve the engagement of Job Corps students in the maintenance, repair, and preservation of historic structures on USFS lands. The Program Manager may at times be required to lead preservation projects in the field.
The Program Manager works under the supervision of the Director of Operations in association with all members of HistoriCorps’ administrative team, especially the Director of Workforce Engagement and Communications, Operations Manager, and Finance. In all aspects of their role, the Program Manager upholds and advances HistoriCorps’ commitment to its core values.
In coordination with USDA-USFS and Job Corps, develop suitable projects and scopes of work for the Job Corps Program matching the educational goals of students and Job Corps Centers with preservation needs of Forest units.
Coordinate with academic partners to provide educational benefits for program participants.
Provide regular reports and updates to USFS Washington Office Job Corps Program Manager
Supervise a part-time Program Assistant


Bachelor’s Degree in Historic Preservation, Architecture, Architectural History, Construction Management or closely related field, or equivalent construction management/ technical preservation experience. Minimum of 10 years’ experience on-site in preservation or related construction field
Working knowledge of, and experience with, The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties (SOIS), with Guidelines for Preserving, Rehabilitating, Restoring, & Reconstructing Historic Buildings
OSHA 30 Construction Training Program preferred; OSHA 10 accepted
Ability to fully comprehend construction documents, architectural drawings and specifications, and legal contracts and agreements, using them as a reference when change orders, discrepancies, or disagreements arise in the field
Skilled with project management tools, e.g., Gantt charts, Critical Path Scheduling and Management, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office
Advanced understanding of project methods, processes, and supervision of construction crews
Clear, proven leadership and conflict management skills, with an emphasis on resolving conflicting approaches and competing priorities in a given situation
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Experience managing vendors, contractors, and clients
Ability to analyze operational performance and produce reports that outline areas of improvement
Ability to work to deadlines and handle multiple priorities


Pay range is $60,000-70,000 annually

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

How to Apply:

For your application to be considered, it must include:

A cover letter (one-page maximum) that
describes the reasons for your interest in the Program Manager – Job Corps Program position
includes your email address and phone number
A descriptive resume tailored to the position description and requirements
Submit all materials electronically to: Liz Rice, Director of Workforce Engagement and Communications at [email protected] Subject line: Program Manager – Job Corps Program Position.

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