Overview

Village Preservation (formerly the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation) seeks a highly
organized, detailoriented, selfstarter to conduct diverse research, writing, and education projects. Village
Preservation was founded in 1980 to preserve and celebrate the architectural and cultural heritage of
Greenwich Village, the East Village, and NoHo. A growing organization with an annual budget of $1.5 mil. and
fulltime staff of 9, the position will work primarily with the Director of Research while occasionally collaborating
with other staff members on special projects and board memberled committees.

Responsibilities:
Researching, compiling, and writing building histories

Researching and writing about historically and culturally significant figures connected to our area

Managing and updating various online public engagement tools, including interactive maps and virtual
tours hosted on Urban Archive and ArcGIS

Writing about the history, culture, and architecture of our neighborhoods for our blog

Helping to organize, research, and make accessible our historic image archive and other archival
materials

Assist with data management and with geospatial analysis on ArcGIS in connection with research projects.

Research and outreach to secure scholarly and other support for preservation efforts

Assist with design and execution of programs related to areas of research performed

General research to support other ongoing advocacy, education, and programming work of the
organization

Taking and revising minutes for staff meetings and board memberled committees

Attending public meetings and giving public testimony when necessary

Applicant should have at least a BA (preferably with course work in art and architectural history, urban
planning, and/or historic preservation). Hours are flexible and could accommodate a current graduate student.
Strong research and writing skills, comfort and experience with public speaking, knowledge of and interest in
the history and architecture of New York City, especially Greenwich Village, the East Village, and NoHo, as
well as historic preservation are essential.

Knowledge of Google Workspace Programs, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, WordPress,
familiarity with GIS, and social media proficiency are important to success in this role. Strong understanding of
research repositories, organizational skills, and a proven track record of managing and completing projects in a
fastpaced work environment are a must. Ability to juggle multiple tasks and maintain flexibility is key.
Occasional weekend and evening work.

Compensation package includes full medical benefits, vacation, etc. Salary approximately $45,000. This is
currently a hybrid inoffice/remote position, subject to change as per Village Preservation’s Remote Work
Policy. Send resume, cover letter, and writing samples to info@villagepreservation.org.

To apply for this job email your details to info@villagepreservation.org