Village Preservation (formerly the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation) seeks a highly–
organized, detail–oriented, self–starter 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
full–time 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 member–led committees.
● 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
● 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
● Taking and revising minutes for staff meetings and board member–led 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
fast–paced 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 in–office/remote position, subject to change as per Village Preservation’s Remote Work
Policy. Send resume, cover letter, and writing samples to email@example.com.
To apply for this job email your details to firstname.lastname@example.org