Consultant Opportunities FAQ

Requirements

  • Extensive knowledge of New York State history including the creation of government and legal records.
  • Ability to identify primary sources for historical research.
  • Knowledge of location of primary sources to assist grantees in their search. 
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Patience and demonstrated ability to work with a variety of individuals and personalities with various levels of knowledge of historical records.
  • Excellent online research skills.
  • Ability to use grant software.
  • Preferred graduate level study in history or related fields.
Categories: Consultant Opportunities

Scope of Work

  • Assist grant applicants in locating documentation needed to validate text of proposed historic marker.
  • Assist grant applicants in rewriting marker inscription to meet Foundation requirements.
  • Work directly with applicants including local governments, public historians, historical societies and other not-for-profit organizations via telephone, email and Foundation’s online grant management system.
  • Communicate with Foundation staff on a regular and timely basis.
  • Submit progress reports as requested by Foundation.
  • Complete work within assigned timeline.   
Categories: Consultant Opportunities