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Posted: 10/22/2014

The Public Archaeology Laboratory, Inc. (PAL)

The Public Archaeology Laboratory, Inc.(PAL) is a leading authority in cultural resource management and specializes in archaeology, architectural history, research and documentation, and preservation planning throughout New England and the Mid-Atlantic. An indepen¬dent, non-profit corporation with offices and laboratories located in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, PAL has successfully completed more than 3,000 projects in the areas of cultural resource management, historic preservation planning, and regulatory consultation and compliance. Our clients include federal, state, and local agencies; non-profit institutions; and private developers. Established in 1982, PAL has steadily grown to become the largest private cultural resource management firm in New England with a staff of more than 50 people. The firm has a proven record of timely, quality products that withstand rigorous technical reviews. The staff has developed innovative planning and project management strategies tailored to each clientís needs. Our reputation is built upon facilitating large, complex projects efficiently and effectively while maintaining the highest caliber of standards. PALís approach relies on integration, blending the skills of historic, prehistoric, and industrial archaeologists, architectural and industrial historians, historians, preservation planners, conservators, and technical support staff. Clients rely on PAL for our ability to rapidly mobilize staff and resources to conduct cultural resource surveys, preservation planning studies, eligibility determinations, environmen¬tal impact assessments, regulatory compliance, and consultation.

Assistant Architectural Historian
Professional Opportunity
Pawtucket, RI

PAL, a leading cultural resource management and historic preservation planning consulting firm in New England, has an opening for an Assistant Architectural Historian (AAH) to be an integral member of PALs dynamic and innovative Historic Preservation Team. This entry-level position offers an outstanding opportunity to acquire the skills and experience necessary to develop into an accomplished historic preservation professional.

The AAH provides essential support and works on a variety of projects in conjunction with PALs Architectural and Industrial Historians in a collaborative and collegial team setting with opportunities for professional growth.Specific duties include archival research, architectural field survey, data entry, graphics production, writing, and administrative tasks.AAHs are expected to have a strict attention to detail and operate in a careful and efficient manner that consistently produces accurate, high quality work products within established budgets and schedules for PALs clients.Project examples include architectural field survey and research, historic tax credit rehabilitations, community preservation plans, private developments, and large-scale transportation projects throughout New England and the Mid-Atlantic region.

Qualified AAH applicants will have a graduate or undergraduate degree in historic preservation, history, art history, or a related field, or a demonstrated background of independent study or other experience relevant to historic preservation.Successful applicants will also possess a demonstrated ability to conduct, understand, and communicate research techniques, results, and objectives with other team members and will possess basic organizational and data entry/word processing/graphic skills.

Located in the greater Providence area, PAL offers a competitive salary and benefits package.We seek motivated self-starters who have the desire to work on a diverse range of projects and the organizational skills to handle multiple assignments.

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
Send a letter of interest with resume, writing sample, and list of references to: Donna Callahan Human Resources Manager PAL 26 Main Street Pawtucket, RI 02860 E-mail: dcallahan@palinc.com Telephone: 401.728.8780 Fax: 401.728.8784 Website: www.palinc.com This position will remain open until filled. PAL is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Donna Callahan
26 Main Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860

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