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Posted: 01/12/2017

North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office
NC Dept of Natural and Cultural Resources

The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) vision is to be the leader in using the state's natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. Our mission is to improve the quality of life in our state by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature in North Carolina by stimulating learning, inspiring creativity, preserving the state's history, conserving the state's natural heritage, encouraging recreation and cultural tourism, and promoting economic development. Division Information: The North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office assists private citizens, private institutions, local governments, and agencies of state and federal government in the identification, evaluation, protection, and enhancement of properties significant in North Carolina history and archeology. The agency carries out state and federal preservation programs and is a section within the Division of Historical Resources, Office of Archives and History, North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources(NCDNCR). The office serves as the staff of the state historic preservation officer, who is the NCDNCR Deputy Secretary for the Office of Archives and History, and as staff of the North Carolina Historical Commission in the review of state and federal development projects that might affect historic North Carolina properties. The chief services of the State Historic Preservation Office are: The statewide survey of historic buildings, districts, and landscapes. The HPO is the repository of field notes, photographs, research reports, National Register nominations, and other materials related to the statewide survey. Published information on historic places in North Carolina may be found in scores of state and local architectural survey publications. (Note: The Office of State Archeology, which conducts the statewide survey of archeological sites, is a separate section within the Office of Archives and History.) Nominations of eligible properties to the National Register of Historic Places. Environmental Review of state and federal actions affecting historic and archeological properties. Technical assistance to owners in the restoration of historic properties, including those owners seeking state and federal rehabilitation income tax credits. Grant assistance for historic preservation projects. Technical assistance to local preservation commissions, including administration of the Certified Local Government (CLG) program. Historic preservation education, including publication of preservation plan updates and the HPO newsletter, Worth Saving.

National Register Coordinator
Professional Opportunity
Raleigh, NC

This is an anticipated vacancy in the Survey and National Register branch of the State Historic Preservation Office. Senior position responsible for coordinating nominations from North Carolina to the National Register of Historic Places. Supervises professional consultants and novice preparers in preparation of National Register nominations and reviews and edits all nominations for North Carolina properties; including architectural survey database records required for historic district nomination inventory lists. Responsible for fulfilling all National Register procedural requirements under 36 CFR Part 60. Conducts public information meetings for National Register nominations, organizes and conducts tri-yearly meetings of the North Carolina National Register Advisory Committee. Supervises consultants in grant-funded National Register projects. Supervises National Register Assistant position. Participates in comprehensive planning, public education, environmental review, and tax certification programs. Provides public information services in the form of lectures and written materials. Must meet requirements of the Secretary of the Interior's Professional Qualifications Standards for history or architectural history as specified by federal regulations.

Management Prefers:
Additional training or experience in historic preservation is highly recommended.Particularly full-time experience working in the National Register program of a state or federal historic preservation office as a National Register coordinator or reviewer, with exposure to the inspection, analysis and evaluation of historic buildings.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

**To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must provide the information on the application form. Any information omitted from the application form, listed as general statements, listed under the text resume section, or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit.**

  1. Advanced demonstrated experience with the National Register of Historic Places program including familiarity with the criteria, documentation standards and all procedural requirements.
  2. Demonstrated ability in writing and editing National Register nominations.
  3. Demonstrated knowledge of American architectural history; including vernacular architecture.
  4. Demonstrated knowledge of national and state historic preservation programs.
  5. Demonstrated experience with photography skills.
  6. Must have superior written and verbal communication skills.
  7. Demonstrated experience as a public speaker.
  8. Must have ability to work with the public with dexterity, tact, and discretion on difficult and sometimes controversial topics.
  9. Must have ability to communicate effectively with employees, co-workers and superiors.
  10. Must be willing to travel.
  11. Must have ability to organize time and meetings.
  12. Must have ability to comprehend technical language and concepts.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Master's degree in historic preservation, planning, architectural history, or a closely related field and three years of experience in historic preservation; or graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in history, planning, or architectural history, or a closely related field and four years of experience in historic preservation; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

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How to apply
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/northcarolina/jobs/1603714/national-register-coordinator Supplemental and Contact Information The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) selects applicants for employment based on required education and experience and job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, political affiliation or political influence. Please be sure to complete the application in full. Resumes may be uploaded with your application, but will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application and will not be considered for qualifying credit. "See Resume" or "See Attachment" will NOT be accepted. Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Transcripts, and degree evaluations may be uploaded with your application. To obtain veterans preference, you must scan and upload a copy of your DD-214 or discharge orders. Technical issues submitting your application, please call the NeoGov Help Line at 855-524-5627. Applicants requesting and receiving an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are eligible to submit paper applications via mail or by fax. Please call the human resources office for assistance. If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the closing date will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on the closing date. Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account. Upon the closing date, applications are "Under Review" and will be screened by Human Resources for the qualified applicants. The hiring process may take an average of 6 8 weeks. It is the policy of the State of North Carolina and the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources that all employees provide proof of employment eligibility (immigration and naturalization) on the first day of employment. We participate in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility Verification System).
Phone: 9198076583
Fax: 9198076583
4617 MSC
NC Dept of Cultural Resources

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