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Thursday, 18 March 2010

Job vacancy at the UAHS

Our colleagues at the UAHS seek a Heritage Projects Officer:



HERITAGE PROJECTS OFFICER

(Initially 3 years, 36¼ hours per week)
Salary £20,000-£22,000

The Ulster Architectural Heritage Society (UAHS), Ulster’s leading built heritage charity, is seeking a person with a deep interest in, and commitment to, the protection of the built heritage of Northern Ireland.

This post is designed to develop opportunities created by a partnership agreement between the UAHS and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency. The post holder will manage and update the online Built Heritage at Risk Northern Ireland register. A core task will be to broker the successful conservation of listed buildings at risk using a range of mechanisms tailored to individual cases. The post holder will also undertake supplementary activities aimed at encouraging owners to conserve and re-use built heritage at risk.

Applicants should possess an honours degree in architecture, history of art or architecture, or an equivalent or higher qualification in a relevant subject, such as building conservation, or show evidence of significant relevant experience.

A knowledge of Ulster’s architectural history and a familiarity with legislation, policy and practice relating to historic buildings and conservation areas will be desirable. Applicants should have excellent oral and written communication skills and must possess a high level of competence in IT applications and be able to work on their own initiative.

Further details including an application form and job description are available to download from the Society’s website www.uahs.org.uk or
contact the Administrator at info@uahs.org.uk or tel. 028 9055 0213

Completed application forms must be returned to
UAHS, 66 Donegal Pass, Belfast, BT7 1BU
to arrive no later than 5pm on Friday 9th April 2010.


More info: uahs.org.uk

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