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Posted: 11/10/2017

Center for Environmental Management Military Lands
Colorado State University

The Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) is a research, education and service unit within the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University (CSU). CEMML applies the latest and most appropriate science to promote the sustainable management of natural and cultural resources on Department of Defense (DoD) and other public lands. We provide technical support, conduct applied research, and offer career development and learning opportunities to support resource stewardship. We collaborate with our sponsors and within CSU to resolve complex environmental issues, leaving a legacy of science-based decisions that sustain our resources for future generations. To learn more about CEMMLís contributions to land management, our mission, vision, and values, visit http://www.cemml.colostate.edu/.

Historic Preservation Specialist
Professional Opportunity
Fort Bragg, NC
$33,000 - $43,000
Open Until


As Historic Preservation Specialist on the Fort Bragg Cultural Resources Management team, this position reviews construction, rehabilitation, and renovation projects on Fort Bragg for compliance with federal and army preservation laws and regulations. Prepares HABS/HAER documentation and National Register for Historic Places eligibility assessments and nominations for historic buildings, structures, and districts on U.S. Army land holdings on Fort Bragg and its sub-installation, Camp Mackall. Prepares staff reports, evaluations, and other documentation.

Support Fort Bragg in implementation of the Fort Bragg and Camp Mackall Integrated Cultural Resources Management Plan. Under direction of the Installation Cultural Resources Manager and Architectural Historian, assist with preparation of architectural survey update reports, historic properties adaptive reuse plans and National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) eligibility studies for historic buildings, structures, landscape features and districts located at Fort Bragg and its sub-installation, Camp Mackall. Assist with preparation of historic property inspections and condition assessments. Assist in routine coordination with various Directorate of Public Works (DPW) divisions / branches, or other Installation units and organizations, in the review and execution of building / structure repair, rehabilitation, renovation and construction projects at Fort Bragg to facilitate Army compliance with applicable historic preservation laws and regulations.
Assist DPW staff with preparation of project-related scopes-of-work, designs and contractual documents. Assist with preparation of consultation documentation for NHPA Section 106 consultations with the State Historic Preservation Officer, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, and other parties.


  • BS/BA in historic preservation, architectural history, public history, history, or a related field, plus at least two years or more of related work experience in the area of cultural resources management.
  • Demonstrated general knowledge of current cultural resources management and historic preservation laws, policies and practices. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States by proposed
  • start date. CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position. Must have a valid drivers license or the ability to obtain a drivers license by the employment start date. Must be able to obtain a Department of Defense (DoD) contractor security clearance, and qualify for the acquisition of a DoD ID / Common Access Card (CAC).


  • MS/MA in historic preservation, architectural history, public history, history, or a related field.
  • Field experience with documentation of and research on historic properties, including preparation of NRHP eligibility evaluations, historic property condition assessments, and Historic American Buildings Survey / Historic American Engineering Record (HABS/HAER) documentation.
  • Practical experience with the daily management of historic properties, including: the development and implementation of historic district design guidelines; preparation of project scopes-of-work and related contractual documents; reviewing repair / rehabilitation designs; and, working closely with project team members (architects, engineers, project managers, NEPA analysts, planners, tenants) to develop and execute construction or land development projects with the potential to directly or indirectly affect historic properties.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and general familiarity with Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, Outlook, Publisher, Word) and ESRI ArcGIS programs.
  • Experience with cultural resources management / historic preservation on a military installation.

How to apply
SALARY Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Annual salary range $33,000 - $43,000. This is a full-time position at Fort Bragg. Continuation of the position beyond the initial 12-months is dependent on the receipt of funding from the sponsor for historic preservation efforts at Fort Bragg, NC. BENEFITS Colorado State University offers a generous benefits package including 24 days of paid vacation leave, tuition credits, excellent health insurance (including vision and dental), and retirement plans with 11.5% matching. For more information on Administrative Professional benefits, visit http://www.hrs.colostate.edu/benefits/. APPLICATION Prospective candidates should apply online at http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/51173. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered for hire. Apply no later than November 19, 2017, for full consideration. Upload each of the items below individually as a Word Document (.doc), PDF (.pdf), or Rich Text Format (.rtf). Please note that incomplete applications cannot be considered. Please remove social security numbers and birthdates from application materials. A complete application consists of: 1) Statement of Qualifications (one page letter addressing each qualification described in announcement) 2) Resume 3) Transcripts (for each degree earned that is listed under qualifications) 4) Degree Conferral (copy of diploma if transcripts do not include confirmation that degree was awarded) 5) References (contact information for professional references including at least one supervisor, references will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates) Colorado State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce, and complies with all federal and Colorado state laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.
Colorado State University
CEMML - 1490 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, CO 80523

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