MHA is seeking a Junior Associate for its Chicago office to assist with client services and project management for federal and state historic tax credit applications. MHA offers a fast-paced and stimulating work environment that is deadline-driven.
The chosen candidate will:
assist in preparing federal Historic Preservation Certification Application Parts 1, 2, and 3;
research and assist in writing National Register nominations and landmark designation reports;
provide support to MHA project managers for historic rehabilitation projects;
interface with clients, project team members, and federal, state, and local regulators;
and help with administrative tasks necessary for the smooth operation of a small office.
A Master's degree in historic preservation or a closely related field;
Work experience in federal, state or local preservation programs is preferred but not required;
Familiarity with the Secretary of Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation;
Strong organizational skills and initiative;
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing;
Keen attention to detail;
Proficiency in historical and online research;
Ability to multi-task and work independently in a deadline-driven and often fast-paced environment;
Proficiency in Microsoft Office software;
Proficiency with digital photography and image-editing software, including Adobe Creative Suite; and
Ability to travel.
Required Application Materials:
Letter of interest
*Attach .pdf or .doc files to the email that is generated by clicking the “Apply” button below. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Deadline to Apply: Friday, October 25, 2019 @ 5pm Central