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Posted: 08/28/2009

Employer
Minnesota Department of Transportation
Office of Environmental Services

Core Values: *Maintain safety as a priority *Enhance trust with transparency and accountability *Promote collaboration, research and innovation *Value diversity and cultural capital through inclusion and opportunity *Commit to employee well-being, development and success *Recognize that employees are integral to Mn/DOTs success Vision *Global leader in transportation, committed to upholding public needs and collaboration with internal and external partners to create a safe, efficient and sustainable transportation system for the future. Mission Provide the highest quality, dependable multi-modal transportation system through ingenuity, integrity, alliance and accountability.


Position
Historian
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
St. Paul, MN
Details
$53,265  $79,198/year.
 

Duties: Manage statewide cultural resource contracts and provide consultant training and liaison activities related to federally funded transportation projects and historical properties within a strong collegial atmosphere. Act on behalf of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) in conducting inventories and evaluations of historic properties, including actual site work, analysis, development of mitigation plans and federal cultural resource clearances for projects or oversee consultants (contracts) performing these activities. Work extensively with other Mn/DOT staff and closely with SHPO, Historical Society, Counties, Cities and other stakeholders to carry out the Section 106 process.

Qualifications: Applicants must have education and experience sufficient to meet or exceed the Secretary of the Interiors PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION STANDARDS, as set forth in federal statute 36 CFR Part 61, in order to act on behalf of the FHWA.

History

A Graduate degree in history or closely related field; or a bachelors degree in history or closely related field plus one of the following:

At least two years of full-time experience in research, writing, teaching, interpretation, or other demonstrable professional activity with an academic institution, historic organization or agency, museum, or other professional institution;

Or - Substantial contribution through research and publication to the body of scholarly knowledge in the field of history.

OR

Architectural History

Graduate degree in architectural history, art history, historic preservation, or closely related field, with coursework in American architectural history, or a bachelor's degree in architectural history, art history, historic preservation or closely related field plus one of the following:

At least two years of full-time experience in research, writing, or teaching in American architectural history or restoration architecture with an academic institution, historical organization or agency, museum, or other professional institution;

Or - Substantial contribution through research and publication to the body of scholarly knowledge in the field of American architectural history.

In addition, applicants must have three years advanced professional experience conducting architectural survey work and historic context preparation.

Benefits: Employer paid medical, dental and life insurance. Defined benefit pension plan. Optional life insurance, STD and LTD is also available.

OPen until
09/15/2009

How to apply
Benefits: Employer paid medical, dental and life insurance. Defined benefit pension plan. Optional life insurance, STD and LTD is also available. To apply: Send your curriculum vitae to christine.fisher@dot.state.mn.us Questions? Contact Christine Fisher at 651/366-3410.
Christine Fisher
Phone: (651) 366-3410
Fax: (651) 366-3407
ADDRESS
395 John Ireland Blvd.
M.S. 200
St. Paul, MN 55155

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