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Posted: 09/23/2009

Kentucky Heritage Council (SHPO)
Site Protection

As Kentuckys State Historic Preservation Office, the staff of the Kentucky Heritage Council work to identify, preserve, and protect the cultural resources of Kentucky. By working with other state and federal agencies, local communities, and interested citizens, the Council seeks to build a greater awareness of Kentucky's past and to encourage the long-term preservation of Kentucky's significant cultural resources. Through its various programs the Council strives to show how historic resources contribute to the heritage, economy, and quality of life of all Kentuckians.

Archaeology Liaison for Transportation
Professional Opportunity
Frankfort, KY

The Kentucky Heritage Council (SHPO) seeks to hire an archaeologist, whose primary responsibility will be to review and comment on Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) projects undertaken pursuant to Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966. Full time position (37.5 hrs/wk): Reviews archaeological reports/documents pursuant to federal and state historic preservation laws and regulations. Prepares letters for directors signature. Attends meetings and site visits as needed. Meets on a regular basis with KYTC archaeologists to discuss projects and issues related to Kentucky Transportation Cabinet projects. Works with other Council staff as needed to complete reviews.

Masters degree in Anthropology, Archaeology, or cultural resource management or related field supplemented by one year of archaeology or anthropology experience concentrated in the United States or Ph.D. in anthropology with an emphasis in archaeology, United States prehistory, or cultural resource management.

OPen until
none given

How to apply
Applicants are required to submit a letter of interest along with a copy of their vita either electronically or hard copy to Craig Potts, Site Protection Program Manager, Kentucky Heritage Council, 300 Washington Street, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, or to craig.potts@ky.gov no later than October 12, 2009.
Craig Potts
Phone: (502) 564-7005
300 Washington Street
Frankfort, KY 40601

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