Preservation Job Board

(VT) President, Preservation Trust of Vermont 

12 days ago

Deadline: Jun 19, 2020
Offered By (Name of Organization): Eos Transition Partners
Location (City, State): Burlington, VT 05401
Type: Full-Time
Salary: $100,000-$125,000
Organization Website:

Please include a brief (1-2 paragraph) description of the position: The President will have the opportunity to lead a well-established, highly respected, and nationally prominent state-wide preservation nonprofit committed to helping Vermont communities save and use historic places while promoting community building, economic development, and the revitalization of downtowns and village centers, ultimately with the goal of preserving the essential character of Vermont. Utilizing PTV’s creative and flexible approach to preservation, high priorities for the President include: 

  • Managing effectively and efficiently the ongoing operations of a mission-driven, nonprofit with a $1.8 annual operating budget.
  • Directing and empowering a team of highly skilled, experienced, and field-based preservation professionals, while also creating and implementing essential systems and processes to streamline their work and improve institution-wide efficiency.
  • Building on the successful efforts to date by PTV’s Interim President, continuing to transition long-held relationships from PTV’s founding President and building new relationships with state-wide and local community leaders as well as funders to ensure PTV remains the foremost preservation organization in Vermont.
  • Networking throughout Vermont to forge trusted partnerships and discovering and encouraging preservation and community revitalization projects for which PTV can provide support and guidance.
  • Presenting to all constituencies as the articulate and passionate public spokesperson for PTV to raise awareness of and support for preservation as well as community revitalization and economic development.
  • Sustaining PTV’s robust fundraising program, while transitioning the program from one solely led by the former President to one that leverages the network, input, and participation of board members, other staff, and supporters.
  • Improving and utilizing technology and digital media to create greater awareness of PTV.
  • Determining how PTV should respond to the COVID pandemic and its impact on PTV’s programs and earned income.
  • Working collaboratively with the Board of Directors to determine and implement a strategy to stabilize PTV’s ownership of the Marble Museum.
  • Expanding the diversity of the Board of Directors. D
Desired Credentials/Profile of the Ideal Candidate
  • A minimum of five years of senior leadership, or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of, passion for and commitment to historic preservation, the built environment, community building and economic development
  • Commitment to or experience in states like Vermont and/or rural communities 

Please find the full position description and application instructions on the Eos Transition Partners website at the link below.

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