A Historic Preservation Specialist/Cultural Resources Manager (Senior Research Associate Special) position is available with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands. This position is located at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland.
The Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands is a research, education and service unit within the Warner College of Natural Resources at CSU. CEMML applies the latest and most appropriate science to promote the sustainable management of natural and cultural resources on Department of Defense (DOD) and other public lands. We provide technical support, conduct applied research, and offer career development and learning opportunities to support resource stewardship. We collaborate with our sponsors and within CSU to resolve complex environmental issues, leaving a legacy of science-based decisions that sustain our resources for future generations.
To learn more about CEMMLs contributions to land management, our mission, vision, and values, visit http://www.cemml.colostate.edu/.
Joint Base Andrews is located just a few miles southeast of Washington, DC near the town of Morningside. The base is under the jurisdiction of the United States Air Force 11th Wing. Operating on 6.9 square miles, Joint Base Andrews also hosts support from the U.S. Army, Air Force Reserve Command, Air National Guard, Marine Corps Reserve, Navy Reserve, and Civil Air Patrol. As of the census in 2000, there were 7,925 people, including 1,864 families, residing on base.
Travel to installations representing the environmental branch of the Air National Guard. All cultural resource management activities will be coordinated with the program manager for cultural resources. Work products required include the following: develop agreement documents; manage inventories and studies; oversee development of plans; review drafts, draft final, and final documents; provide comments and coordinate comments from other reviewers; represent the Army National Guard interests and ensure all deliverables are submitted and meet generally-accepted professional standards.
Responsible for coordination efforts with installation-level staff, interfacing with State Historic Preservation Offices, the Advisory Council for Historic Preservation, local historical associations, friends groups, tribal representatives, the National Park Service, and other Federal and local governmental entities. Conduct training or presentations as needed, provide technical assistance to installation staff on-site or electronically, and review any documents or projects that require cultural resources coordination and/or approval. Participate in National Environmental Policy Act reviews and act as a technical advisor on environmental assessments and environmental impact statements, as well as installation master plans and other environmental actions. Manage and oversee approximately 40+ contracted projects per annum; advise and inform base level environmental managers regarding cultural and environmental requirements through Virtual Environmental Management Office (VEMO) and/or other electronic means.
MS/MA in historic preservation, archaeology, or another related field. Knowledge and experience with historic preservation, archaeology, planning, and cultural resources management as well as other training pertaining to the position. Knowledge of U.S. federal historic preservation laws and programs.Must have or be able to obtain a valid U.S. driver's license. Must be available to begin employment within 3 weeks of job offer.
Experience with cultural resource management and US federal historic preservation laws and policies. Experience with historic preservation management planning. Knowledge of most standard computer programs as well as proficiency in database management and SharePoint software. Experience working with the Air National Guard as well as extensive knowledge of Department of Defense, U.S. Air Force, National Guard Bureau policies and processes relating to historic preservation and cultural resources management. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Colorado State University is com