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Posted: 09/10/2012

Oklahoma State Historic Preservation Office

The Oklahoma State Historic Preservation Office, a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society (a State agency), is continuing its search for 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. As further detailed in the recruitment notice below, 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. Job Code/Level: U14C/Level III Pay Band/Hiring Range: L $2,919.33 - $4,865.58

HIstoric Preservation Specialist - Archeologist
Professional Opportunity
Oklahoma City, OK
Key Duties:
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 cultural resources.
Supervises special projects for the identification and study of significant cultural resources.

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 inarcheology anthropology, or closely related field plus: (1) at least three years of full-time professional 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.
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Until Filled

How to apply
All applicants must apply through the State of Oklahoma's Office of Personnel Management (OPM) by September 27, 2012 (However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.). For details go to the OPM website at http://www.opm.state.ok.us. The Office of Personnel Management must qualify all applicants.

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