The Oklahoma State Historic Preservation Office, a division of the Oklahoma
Historical Society (a State agency), is seeking candidates for a Historic
Preservation Specialist position (must meet the Secretary of the Interior's
Professional Qualification Standards for Historic Archeologist). This is a
senior level position, and the person will work under the supervision of the
Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer. The primary focus of the position's duties relate to the SHPO's review and compliance (Section 106) program, archeological survey program, public outreach, and technical assistance programs.
Coordinates the Review and Compliance Program and evaluates federal
undertakings for impact on cultural resources in accordance with federal
laws, regulations, and standards and established division procedures.
Develops scopes of work for archeological survey and archeological site
National Register Nominations and reviews the results of such projects.
Performs on-site monitoring of cultural resources for the Oklahoma
Historical Society, other state agencies, federal agencies, and
organizations as appropriate.
Reviews technical reports, scopes of work, and other documents concerning
cultural resources for the Society and other agencies.
Performs field and archival research, develops historic contexts, and
prepares and reviews National Register of Historic Places nominations and
other documentation of cultural resources.
Develops and presents workshops and other public education programs on
federal laws, regulations, and standards concerning the treatment of
Supervises special projects for the identification and study of significant
Qualification and Experience Requirements: Requirements for Historic
Preservation Specialists at this level consist of a masters degree in
anthropology, archeology, architectural history, art history, historic
preservation, history or a closely related academic area and three years of
experience in related research, project administration or management; or a
bachelors degree in architecture with four years of professional experience
in historic preservation or restoration projects.
Selective Qualification: The candidate must have at least a master's
degree in archeologyanthropology, or closely related field plus: (1) at least three years of full-timeprofessional experience or equivalent specialized training in
archeological research, administration or management with at least one year
of full-time professional experience at a supervisory level in the study of
archeological resources of the historic period; (2) at least four months of
supervised field and analytic experience in general North American
archeology; and, (3) demonstrated ability to carry research to completion.
There is no substitution for the degree.