Job Opening, Alabama Preservation Alliance
- EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR,
ALABAMA PRESERVATION ALLIANCE (APA)
Executive Director (ED) for private, nonprofit membership corporation and
Statewide Partner of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. ED serves
as the APA's chief executive officer, responsible to the Board of Directors.
Responsibilities include development and implementation of a strategic plan
process; financial management; administration of operations and programs;
responding to calls for assistance and information; and membership and
funding development working with board of directors. Serves as chief
spokesperson and represents the APA in public forums and with the
legislature. Experience and demonstrated abilities in these areas essential.
APA is the only grassroots citizens group that provides a statewide voice
for preservation of historic properties, sites, and cultural resources that
contribute to Alabama's heritage. Active program of outreach and assistance,
rambles, workshops, and events associated with annual meeting held in
conjunction with Alabama Historical Commission (the SHPO). Cosponsors annual
most endangered list and has a small revolving fund. APA budget is
approximately $100,000. APA has had an Executive Director since 1998.
Contact Alice Bowsher, Search Committee Chair, 5 Norman Drive, Birmingham,
AL 35213, email TurboAMB@..., for full job description and additional
information, or see posting at alabamapreservation.tripod.com. Qualified
candidates should send a cover letter and resume that address the
requirements in the full job description to be received no later than
February 27, 2001 (if resume is sent by email, paste it into the document
rather than as an attachment.) Applications will be held in confidence.
Please make contact by mail or telephone only.
Personal interviews are anticipated April 6.