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Posted: 01/21/2010

Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands

Professional Architectural Historian - FWA/HIST/2/18/10
Professional Opportunity
Fort Wainwright, AK


Professional Architectural Historian position (Research Associate II Special) available with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands, to be assigned at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, in support of the U.S. Army Alaska Cultural Resources Program. Position is contingent on the availability of funds.


MS/MA in history, architectural history, historic preservation, or closely related field. One year of professional experience in historic preservation, involving historical and archival research, resource significance assessment, technical report preparation, project impact assessment, and cultural resource management. Experience supervising projects, writing NRHP determinations of eligibility, producing historical context reports, and/or conducting basic research. Demonstrated knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to cultural resource management and historic preservation, including, but not limited to, NHPA and 36 CFR 800. U.S. citizenship required. CSU conducts a background check on all final candidates.


Experience working on Army installations or knowledge of Army cultural resource management policies. Experience conducting HABS/HAER documentation and/or building inventories. Experience with history of Alaska; specifically military, World War II, and Cold War history. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with proficiency in Microsoft software. Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to manage diverse, concurrent responsibilities.


Assist with ensuring Army compliance with cultural resource laws, primarily Section 106 of the NHPA. Assist with implementing Army policies, procedures, and management plans. Review projects to determine impacts to historic resources and complete necessary Section 106 compliance actions, including mitigation and monitoring of impacted resources. Perform research and fieldwork necessary for the identification, documentation, evaluation, and reporting of historic resources, especially historic buildings. Prepare NRHP site evaluations, historical reports, and other technical documents; contribute to research designs; and develop historical contexts. Maintain historic building inventories, installation histories, and files relating to history projects. Provide technical assistance and expertise as resource specialist for NEPA or related projects. Assist with public outreach and education; public meetings or scoping; and working group meetings. Take initiative and solve problems to ensure tasks are completed in the most effective manner. Actively participate as a member of an interdisciplinary team and contribute to team efforts in project completion. Effectively coordinate with and communicate closely with individuals in environmental resources, public works, and military operations in support of the Army mission. Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Cultural Resources Manager.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Detailed job listings at http://www.cemml.colostate.edu/Jobs/cemmljob.htm

CSU is an EO/AA employer.


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How to apply
APPLY: Please remove all social security numbers and birthdates from application materials. Apply on-line at http://www.cemml.colostate.edu/ no later than February 18, 2010, for full consideration. 1) LETTER OF INTENT- a letter stating your interest in the position; 2) CV- resume; 3) TRANSCRIPTS-transcripts for each degree earned listed in the qualifications, (Masters); 4) DEGREE CONFERRAL- if transcripts do not include confirmation that degree was awarded, include a copy of diploma; 5) REFERENCES- contact information for professional references, including at least one supervisor; and 6) STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS-a letter responding to the minimum and desirable criteria in the announcement.

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