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Posted: 05/22/2010

Employer
Nebraska Dept of Roads / Nebraska State Historical Society


Position
Historical Society Program Associate / Architectural Historian
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
Lincoln, NE
Details
$18.37 / hr
 

This position is an architectural historian within the Nebraska Highway Archeology Program based on a cooperative agreement between the Nebraska Department of Roads and the Nebraska State Historical Society. Conduct statewide archival research and field surveys of proposed highway projects to identify historic architectural and structural properties and districts. Document such properties and evaluating their potential for eligibility to the National Register of Historic Places. Writing cultural resource survey and evaluation reports for submittal to state and federal transportation agencies and the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and other laws/regulations. Completing mitigation studies that meet HABS/HAER standards. Assist in developing procedures and methods for implementation of the Highway Archeology Program in accordance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. Attending meetings with governmental officials, consultants, the public and other parties interested in historic preservation and transportation undertakings. Attending and teaching training seminars and workshops.

REQUIREMENTS: The applicant must have extensive educational and practical experience in historic preservation and cultural resource management. Specific requirements include: Meeting the Secretary of Interior Standards for Architectural History (36 CFR Part 61). The minimum professional qualifications in architectural history are a graduate degree in architectural history, art history, historic preservation, or closely related field, with coursework in American architectural history, or a Bachelors 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. Knowledge of Nebraska history and style and trends of state architecture and engineering through time. Knowledge of: cultural resource methodology; standards for survey, inventory, and evaluation; historic preservation program requirements; technical preservation systems and standards. Ability to effectively communicate through reports, correspondence, and presentations; organize and complete projects involving staff, constituents, and others; analyze research, data, or procedures and formulate recommendations. Valid driverís license or ability to provide independent authorized transportation.

OPen until
06/14/2010

How to apply
http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov/

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