Projects Manager


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 Projects Manager is responsible for and oversees most functions of HistoriCorps field operations. This individual will develop, plan, manage, and write and submit reports on multiple concurrent preservation projects. The Projects Manager facilitates all aspects of HistoriCorps projects that involve the maintenance, repair, and preservation of historic structures. The Projects Manager may at times fill in for field staff on, or lead, preservation projects.

The Projects Manager works under the supervision of the Director of Operations and in close association with all members of HistoriCorps administrative team especially the Operations Manager, the Workforce Engagement and Communications Team, and Finance. In all aspects of their role, the Project Manager upholds and advances HistoriCorps’ commitment to its core values.


Bachelor’s Degree in Historic Preservation, Architecture, Architectural History, Construction Management or closely related field, or equivalent construction management/ technical preservation experience
Minimum of ten years of experience on-site in preservation or related construction field
OSHA 10 Construction Training certification
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
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
Exhibit 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, interpersonal and management 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 $50,000-$60,000 annually.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

For your application to be considered, it must include:

A cover letter (one-page maximum) that
describes the reasons for your interest in the Projects Manager 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: Projects Manager Position.

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