Play a strategic role in managing key capital projects that are focused on the capital renewal, deferred maintenance, as well as aspirational capital improvements associated with our building portfolio.
In This Role You Will
Collaborate across program leadership to assemble a team of consultants and contractors to develop an implementation strategy for site developments
Manage permitting processes across town and state regulations
Ensure compliance with building codes
Work closely with Property Directors to support community outreach and communication associated with permitting
Work closely with stewardship staff on site logistics, and post-project stewardship requirements
Work closely with finance staff to track budget needs and contracts
Work closely with development staff to support donor communication and updates
Manage tracking and internal communications regarding performance against goals for pipeline and project budget
Provide regular updates and quarterly reports on project status and achievements
Conduct ongoing resource assessments identifying and prioritizing stewardship needs and develop cost projections for repairs
5-6 years of professional experience
Proven experience managing and facilitating communications on large scale, multi-year projects
Demonstrated experience using project management tools and best practices
Experience working with design process and managing consultants throughout a project
Experience managing permitting for large scale projects.
Problem-solving skills and experience developing systems for data analysis associated with programs or initiatives
Proven knowledge and experience in managing building systems and familiarity with the various building trades
Experience in cost estimating
Experience in initiating and oversite of construction contracts
Excellent interpersonal communication skills for both internal and external audiences
Familiarity with the principles and practices of historic preservation
Familiarity with the Trustees mission and properties
Experience working with grant-funded projects or non-profit organizations is a plus
Compensation and Benefits
In addition to competitive pay, The Trustees offers the opportunity to be part of a dedicated team across New England who believe in celebrating and protecting our special places, for everyone, forever.
In support of our staff and their families, we provide comprehensive top-notch benefits and an array of special perks. Full-time, year-round staff can enjoy:
Medical, dental, and vision insurance with employer premium contributions ranging from 75%-85%
Traditional and Roth 401(k) plan with 5% employer match after one year of employment
Employer-paid life and disability plans
Paid vacation, sick and personal time; thirteen paid holidays; eight early release Fridays
Day of Service to travel to another site to work in a division and location other than your own in a fun group project such as reinforcing beach shorebird fences, planting seedlings or bulbs, organizing archival documents, or making phone calls to thank donors
Day of Wonder to explore the wonders of any of our Trustees properties
Complimentary Member-level access and discounts and 50% discount for Trustees summer camps
Reciprocity program offering free and discounted admissions and memberships to more than 50 Massachusetts museums and cultural institutions
And much more!
About The Trustees
The Trustees of Reservations is one of Massachusetts’ largest non-profits and the nation’s first conservation and preservation organization. Today, the places we care about are going fast, and the forces undermining them, including climate change, are moving faster. Our passion is to protect and share with everyone the irreplaceable natural and cultural treasures under our care. We are funded and supported entirely by our visitors, supporters, volunteers, and more than 60,000 member households.
The Trustees has been featured in the Top 100 Women-Led Organizations in Massachusetts for six consecutive years.
In addition to being an Equal Opportunity Employer, The Trustees aims to create a thriving, inclusive workplace that values each member of its team. We aspire to reflect and effectively serve the residents and communities of Massachusetts who are at the core of our mission.
The Trustees is a signer of the Boston Women’s Workforce Council and a Member of the Boston College Center for Work and Family.
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