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RESEARCH & PRESERVATION SPECIALIST II

MHT MHAA Outreach Coordinator

Recruitment #22-005407-0002

Introduction

The Maryland Historical Trust is the state agency dedicated to preserving and interpreting the legacy of Maryland’s past. Through research, conservation and education, the Maryland Historical Trust assists the people of Maryland in understanding their historical and cultural heritage. Part of the Maryland Department of Planning, the Maryland Historical Trust serves as Maryland’s State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) pursuant to the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.

The Maryland Heritage Areas Program is governed by the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority (MHAA) and administered by the Maryland Historical Trust within the Office of Planning, Education and Outreach. MHAA provides targeted financial and technical assistance within thirteen locally designated Heritage Areas, each of which has a distinct focus or theme that represents a unique aspect of Maryland’s character.

GRADE

14

LOCATION OF POSITION

100 Community Place, Crownsville, MD 21032

POSITION DUTIES

The main purpose of this position is to provide support to MHT and MHAA programs by assisting with many of our public-facing activities, including constituent outreach and engagement, educational programs, social media, reports, marketing materials, the annual Maryland Preservation Awards, and the statewide preservation plan. The position also provides logistical and administrative assistance to the Office of Preservation, Education, and Outreach, which may include assistance with grants processing as required.

Assist with on- and off-site and online outreach activities, meetings, and events, including scheduling, logistics, live streaming, and presenting information about MHT’s programs

Create social media posts and develop online content

Create marketing materials

Format reports and other documents

Assist with the MHT Board of Trustees’ Maryland Preservation Awards, including developing the nomination and brochure, compiling materials for Board review, and assisting with logistics and implementation of award events

Assist with the development and production of the statewide preservation plan

Assist with grants processing as required

Provide logistical and administrative support for the Office of Preservation, Education, and Outreach

Additional duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university.

Experience: One year of experience in administrative or professional work.

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute additional experience in administrative staff or professional work on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester credit hours for each year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work that included regular use of independent judgement and analysis in applying and interpreting complex administrative plans, policies, rules or regulations or analysis of operational programs or procedures with recommendations for improvement on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Communications, Marketing, Design, Anthropology, Archaeology, Folklore, History, Historic Preservation, Architecture, Architectural History, Museum Studies, Planning, Public History, or other closely related field.

Experience developing and producing written and visual content related to history, heritage tourism, architecture, archaeology, cultural heritage, or related subjects.

Experience hosting events and managing event logistics.

Experience with producing marketing materials and formatting documents using desktop publishing software such as Adobe InDesign.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. 

All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date.

Successful candidates will be placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training and experience related to the requirements of the position.  It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service needs to be provided before hire. 

All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date. 

The on-line application process is STRONGLY preferred.  If you are not able to apply online, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire (by the closing date) to:

Department of Budget and Management

Recruitment and Examination Division

301 W. Preston St., Suite 608

Baltimore, MD  21201

Attn:  For inquiries regarding this recruitment, please call 410.767-7950.

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the on-line or paper application.  As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling 410-767-3623.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. 

Bilingual applicants are also encouraged to apply.

TTY  Users: call via Maryland Relay



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