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Posted: 07/19/2017

Archeological & Historical Services, Eastern Washington University

The Archeological & Historical Services (AHS) program at Eastern Washington University invites applications for a Historian. Since 1980, Archaeological and Historical Services (AHS) has provided cultural resources management services for all aspects of project planning and development. AHS is a grant/contract research program at Eastern Washington University that specializes in aiding private, city, county, state, and federal clients in meeting local, state, and federal compliance requirements pertaining to the inventory, protection, and enhancement of archaeological and historical resources in the Northwestern United States. In addition to project findings reports, our professional staff contribute to historic preservation and archaeological research through the publication of findings in research journals and presentations at regional and national conferences. For more information on AHS, visit our department home located here: https://sites.ewu.edu/ahs

Professional Opportunity
Cheney, WA

The Historian position implements historic and historic architectural cultural resources projects, leads projects and crews, and prepares professional reports of findings. The Historian prepares proposals, responds to client needs, and to the media to meet project goals.

Screening of applications will begin 7/25/2017. Materials will be held in confidence, and references will not be contacted prior to candidate notification.

Required Qualifications

Masters degree in history, architectural history training

At least two years of experience in cultural resource management (including evaluating historic resources for potential listing in the National Register of Historic Places and HABS/HAER documentation)

Historic preservation experience.

Ability to complete essential functions as demonstrated through years of experience.

Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal accessibility, of our students, faculty, staff and the public.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred candidate will have experience in Pacific Northwest History, bridge documentation and evaluation

Two years full-time relevant professional experience

Experience with GIS (ArcMap v10.4.1)

Experience with Filemaker Pro software


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How to apply
To be considered for this position, candidates must provide: -Cover letter explaining how you meet the qualifications, and experience you offer performing the key responsibilities of the position -Resume -Writing sample from a technical report for which you served as the primary author (limit sample to 5 pages not including the report title page) – attach to the link labeled “Other Document #1” -An example of a standing structure inventory form (include photos) – attach to the link labeled “Other Document #2” -List of professional references; note: references will not be contacted without candidate notification. If you have trouble attaching any of your documents, please contact Lori Livingstone at llivingstone@ewu.edu or by phone at 509-359-6931. Thank you!

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