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Posted: 08/22/2017

ASC Group, Inc.

ASC Group, Inc., a certified, women-owned cultural and environmental resources consulting company.

Architectural Historian
Professional Opportunity
Harrisburg, PA

Seeking a highly motivated and qualified candidate for the role of full-time Architectural Historian. The Architectural Historian is responsible for evaluating the eligibility of historic buildings for listing in the National Register of Historic Places, for Section 106 compliance, and Section 4(f) documentation. This position works with a team including archaeologists and environmental scientists. The Architectural Historian provides expertise in architectural history to the office.

Responsibilities include:

·         Perform literature review and records checks.

·         Research archival/ historical documents.

·         Conduct field work based on contracted projects.

·         Complete Historic Research Survey Forms.

·         Complete Determination of Effect Evaluations.

·         Resolve adverse effects.

·         Complete Section 4(f) Documents.

·         Coordinate and communicate with consulting partners and clients.

·         Complete/file Historic Architectural Building Survey (HABS) documents, Federal and State Level.

·         Coordinating with state agencies (primarily State DOT and State SHPO).

·         Conduct light marketing.

·         Attend client/agency, consulting party, and public meetings.


Essential Skills

The ideal candidate:

·         Has knowledge of architectural history (building types and styles) and will be familiar with regional historic architecture.

·         Must have experience applying the NRHP Criteria for Evaluation and knowledge of Section 106 compliance.

·         Should meet the Secretary of the Interiors Professional Qualifications (36 CFR 61) for Architectural History.

·         Must have or obtain a valid driver's license.




A Bachelors degree in Architectural History, Historic Preservation, History, or a related field is required. The preferred candidate will have a Masters degree in Architectural History, Historic Preservation, History, or a closely related field. A minimum of 3-4 years of cultural resource management with an emphasis on Section 106 regulations and compliance, determinations of eligibility for the National Register of Historic Places, and Section 4(f) documentation.  Must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship. 

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How to apply
To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter outlining your salary expectations, along with a résumé, to HR@ascgroup.net
Phone: 614-268-2514
Fax: 6143103551
800 Freeway Drive N
Suite 101
Columbus, OH 43229

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