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Date:  Nov 24, 2021
Req ID:  13224

Little Rock, AR, US, 72201

Anticipated Starting Salary:  36,155


Position #: 22092798                        

Grade:   GS06                                     

Min. Salary: $36,155

Location:  Arkansas Historic Preservation Program

Req#:  13224

Closing Date: Until filled



Job Description:  Advise and consult with building professionals, constituents, and government agency representatives providing technical assistance regarding the proper methods and materials for the maintenance, restoration and rehabilitation work to historic buildings, structures and sites in accordance with the Secretary of the Interior’s for Rehabilitation.  Provide architectural preservation and assistance to Main Street Arkansas and Arkansas Downtown Network programs through telephone and email consultations, site visits, written recommendations, photo-realistic renderings, Power Point presentations and the review of architectural plans and specifications.  Develop and conduct trainings and presentations on design to Main Street Arkansas and Arkansas Downtown Network programs as it pertains to the Main Street Four Point Approach as well as other general design and planning issues.  Integrate National Register, state and federal tax credits, easements and CLG programs into Main Street activities, coordinating with other AHPP staff, private consultants and local Main Street program staff and participants.   Assist in the training of executive directors, design committees, building and property owners and merchants in Main Street Arkansas and Arkansas Downtown Network cities in preservation rehabilitation and design. Make Main Street design training materials available to those who request them.  Respond to all design inquiries on downtown revitalization in a prompt, concise and courteous manner and, in the case of media requests, according to DAH guidelines.  Assist in the coordination of quarterly trainings.  Plan and conduct workshops and informational sessions regarding historic preservation technical issues.


Required Qualifications:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in historic preservation, history, English, education, general business, public administration, or a related field; plus two years of experience in a DAH specific program related area.


Preferred Qualifications:  A bachelor’s degree in architecture, historic preservation, architectural studies, interior design, or related field.


Position is eligible for full benefits package including health and life insurance, retirement, paid holidays, and annual and sick leave.


EOE/AA/ADA.  Minorities and women encouraged to apply.

The Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism has three major divisions: Arkansas State Parks, Arkansas Heritage and Arkansas Tourism. Arkansas State Parks manages 52 state parks and promotes Arkansas as a tourist destination for people around the country. Arkansas Heritage preserves and promotes Arkansas’s natural and cultural history and heritage through four historic museums and four cultural preservation agencies. Arkansas Tourism improves the state’s economy by generating travel and enhancing the image of the state.

Position Information

Class Code: G186C

Grade: GS06


Salary Range: $36,155.00 - $52,425.00


The Department of Arkansas Heritage (DAH) Program Coordinator is responsible for adherence to division/department program policies and procedures, service delivery of statewide or department wide programs, and participating in the strategic planning process. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.


Applies goals and objectives of programs according to established state laws and agency policy/regulations. Performs cost analyses for grants and forecasts service needs. Provides technical support to various departmental agencies, including preparing, reviewing, and recommending related educational and resource materials. Monitors and evaluates program effectiveness and recommends methods of program improvements. Writes program publications and develops and conducts public presentations on program areas. Maintains appropriate contact with federal, state, and local officials and other members of the community. Represents the agency in meetings, conferences, and workgroups. Performs other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of community and state resources. Knowledge of computer programs. Ability to monitor the effectiveness of programs and services. Ability to prepare oral and written information and reports. Ability to communicate to a diverse group of people.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in historic preservation, history, English, education, general business, public administration, or a related field; plus two years of experience in a specific program related area. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.



The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock