Historic Preservation Planner

Austin, Texas

Posted: 12/13/22
Deadline: 3/13/23

About This Organization


Provide historic preservation and conservation expertise in order to lead and/or support master, program, and project planning efforts. Provide input on the historic strategies, designs, and standards that impact all scales of campus projects.

Job Duties

• Responsible for directing and managing preservation project planning and feasibility studies to develop capital projects by establishing project scope, schedule, budget for concurrent multiple projects. Support plans with input on the technical, financial, operational, and aesthetic impact of historic preservation practices.
• Develop, maintain, and enforce compliance with historic standards and guidelines.Coordinate with Technical Review Team to establish and maintain review process for standards. Coordinate with Campus Construction teams on construction protocols. Work with Facilities Operation and Maintenance for data on success of historic standards via building monitoring and other related data.
• Support capital renewal efforts through assessment of existing building and infrastructure conditions and impact on preservation goals and strategies. Provide guidelines and participate in Replacement and Renewal program to integrate preservation goals into ongoing updates on campus infrastructure. Manage integration of campus preservation goals into Comprehensive Master Plan development.
• Schedule and forecast multiple complex projects or a program of projects for maximum project execution.
• Secure/maintain required discipline license including any continued education criterion. Maintain applicable credentials as required to fulfill the requirements of the position. Engage in relevant professional organizations, conferences and other activities to remaining aware of current best practices and opportunities for historic preservation.
• Other related functions as assigned

Required Qualifications

Master’s Degree or advanced degree in Engineering, Architecture, or related field. Three to five (5) or more years’ experience in project management to include collecting, analyzing, synthesizing, and documenting requirements for a project prior to design. Professional engineer or Architectural license or ability to obtain within one year of employment. Demonstrated ability to provide effective project leadership in terms of setting project objectives/expectations and working with multiple stakeholders to execute. Well-developed computer literacy specifically including MS Office suite, Bluebeam, Primavera Suite (both 3.1 and Enterprise(P6), MS Project (Gantt charts).