The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) is the New York City agency responsible for protecting and preserving New York City’s architecturally, historically and culturally significant buildings and sites. LPC is the largest municipal preservation agency in the United States. Additional information concerning LPC is available at www.nyc.gov/landmarks.
The LPC seeks to hire an executive director to oversee its more than $7 million budget and 80 employees and to develop and implement strategies to improve the agency’s performance. In addition to working with the agency Chair in setting and carrying out the priorities of the agency, the executive director will oversee the agency’s operations, budget, technology, staffing, communications and public outreach; will develop, implement and disseminate agency policies and directives; and will initiate and coordinate special projects, typically multi-department or multi-agency in nature.
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. A Masters Degree in historic preservation, architecture, urban planning, public administration, or a related field, and five years of full-time experience working in the field of historic preservation, non-profit or government management, or a similar field; or
2. A Bachelors of Arts Degree with specialization in one of the fields listed above, and ten years of fulltime related experience; or
3. Education and/or experience equivalent to 1 & 2 above.
The preferred candidate will have a demonstrable interest in the field of historic preservation, architecture, urban planning, public administration or a related field, and will possess knowledge of the city’s historic built environment and New York City government. The preferred candidate will have significant managerial experience, an ability to work independently, excellent communication skills, and a demonstrable record of leadership and creative problem solving.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission will only respond to qualified candidates.
Please submit resume and cover letter to: NYC Careers at https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/
Current City employees must apply through Employee Self Service (ESS) at http://cityshare.nycnet/ess, under Recruiting Activities/Careers/136-2019-368639
While we appreciate every applicant's interest, only those under consideration will be contacted.
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.