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FHL E-Mail Newsletter
March 12, 2004

IN THIS ISSUE
Monday, March 15: Final Day to Submit RFQ Questions
Answers to First RFQ Questions Posted on RFQ Q+A Page
FHL Seeks Project Manager for High Line Master Plan
FHL Seeks Community Engagement Manager
Save the Date: July 14, 2004; FHL's Summer Benefit


MONDAY, MARCH 15: FINAL DAY TO SUBMIT RFQ QUESTIONS
All questions related to the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) issued on March 1, 2004, must be received by Monday, March 15, 2004. Please e-mail questions to rfq@thehighline.org or fax them to (212) 206-9118. Questions will be answered on a rolling basis and posted on the the RFQ Q+A page until Monday, March 22, when the final list of questions and answers will be posted. RFQ Q+A page.


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ANSWERS TO FIRST RFQ QUESTIONS POSTED ON RFQ Q+A PAGE
Answers to the first RFQ questions submitted by potential RFQ respondents have been posted on the RFQ Q+A page of the RFQ Web site, http://www.thehighline.org/rfq.


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FHL SEEKS PROJECT MANAGER FOR HIGH LINE MASTER PLAN
A design master plan for the High Line's conversion to public open space will be developed between now and Winter 2004/5 under the guidance of a steering committee comprised of representatives from FHL and the City of New York. FHL seeks a Project Manager to manage FHL's role in the master plan's development.

Primary Responsibilities of the Project Manager

Act as primary liaison between design team and working group made up of FHL and City representatives
Create and manage a schedule of design deliverables, public meetings, site visits, and working group/steering committee review meetings and work sessions
Coordinate production of documents requiring input from multiple working group members
Research and evaluate NYC code requirements and prepare briefings
Manage project budget and City, State, and Federal funding applications
Coordinate community input sessions with design team and community representatives
Oversee production of all meeting materials and presentation and exhibition materials related to design process

Desired Experience for the Project Manager
3 years work experience in a relevant field(s), including government relations, community outreach, architecture, landscape, and/or planning
Excellent project management skills
Experience administering contracts
Excellent skills in MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, MS Word, and MS Project (or equivalent)

Salary
Commensurate with experience

To Apply
Send resume, cover letter, and three professional reference contacts via postal mail and/or e-mail to:

Friends of the High Line
Attn: Human Resources - Project Manager
430 West 14th Street, Suite 304
New York, NY 10014
jobs@thehighline.org

No phone calls, please.
FHL is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.



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FHL SEEKS COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT MANAGER
Friends of the High Line (FHL) seeks to build on its foundation as a grass-roots, community-based organization through the planning, implementation, and management of an innovatively designed, creatively run community engagement program. A Community Engagement Manager is sought to manage the development and implementation of this program.

Primary responsibilities of the Community Engagement Manager
Oversee creation of a community engagement program that sets new standards for the field and is as innovative and creative as the High Line project as a whole, including:

Create and manage programs and events that engage community members in development of a design master plan for the High Line (now to Winter 2004/5, in coordination with design team and project manager)
Create and manage programs and events that build community engagement with the High Line project as a whole prior the start of construction
Attend all meetings of relevant community groups (often evenings)
Develop strategy for engaging active participation of lower income, minority, and senior community residents in design, programming, and operating decisions
Oversee and expand volunteer program, including volunteer management in public programs such as street fairs and events (often weekends or evenings)

Desired Experience for Community Engagement Manager
3 years experience in community outreach and engagement, with emphasis on mobilizing lower income and minority groups
Familiarity with community-building in lower-income and/or publicly subsidized housing complexes
Development and management of volunteer programs

Salary
Commensurate with experience

To Apply
Send resume, cover letter, and three professional reference contacts via postal mail and/or e-mail to:

Friends of the High Line
Attn: Human Resources - Community Engagement Manager
430 West 14th Street, Suite 304
New York, NY 10014
jobs@thehighline.org

No phone calls, please.
FHL is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.



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SAVE THE DATE: JULY 14, 2004; FHL'S SUMMER BENEFIT
FHL's 4th Annual Summer Benefit, chaired by Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel, Diane von Furstenberg, and Edward Norton, with Alexandre von Furstenberg and Bronson van Wyck heading up the Steering Committee, will be held the evening of Wednesday, July 14, 2004. It promises to be FHL's best party ever. If you would like to join a benefit committee to help FHL sell tickets, please e-mail or telephone Juliet Page: juliet@thehighline.org or (212) 206-9922, x360.


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DONATE TO FRIENDS OF THE HIGH LINE
Though the future of the High Line looks much brighter now that the City of New York stands firmly behind efforts to create a great new public space on the structure, we still face many legal and financial challenges. By making an online donation, you will become part of an ever-growing group of supporters and will be invited to every major Friends of the High Line public event.


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Click the DONATE button above and fill in the secure form to donate online by check or credit card (American Express, Discover, Mastercard and Visa). Friends of the High Line uses PayPal, which lets any individual or business with an e-mail address securely send donations online.


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CONTACT INFORMATION


430 West 14th Street, Suite 304
New York, NY 10014
(212) 206-9922
(212) 206-9118 fax
info@thehighline.org
http://www.thehighline.org






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