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Posted: 03/18/2019

Employer
North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office
North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources

Department Information: 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 quality of life by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature throughout North Carolina. The Department works to stimulate learning, inspire creativity, preserve the state's history, conserve the state's natural heritage, encourage recreation and cultural tourism, and promote economic development. Our goal is to promote equity and inclusion among our employees and our programming to reflect and celebrate our state's diverse population, culture, and history by expanding engagement with diverse individuals and communities. We encourage you to apply to become a part of our team. Division/Section Information: The North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office (HPO) 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 archaeology. 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 Survey and National Register Branch of the HPO coordinates activities in three major program areas related to the preservation of historic structures in North Carolina: (1) the statewide historic building survey, (2) the National Register of Historic Places program, and (3) public information and assistance.


Position
Survey & National Register Branch Supervisor
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
Raleigh, NC
Details
Open Until
04/05/2019
 
  • This position is a supervisory role for the programs of the State Historic Preservation Office in the identification, evaluation, and promotion of historic properties in North Carolina that are not of archaeological significance. These include the architectural survey and evaluation of historic resources and the maintenance of paper and digital records and the HPO's GIS; the National Register of Historic Places; and public education as well as the supervision of staff responsible for these programs.
  • The position provides professional expertise in architectural history to the HPO in the study of North Carolina's historic properties and in the development of standards and methodologies for the identification, recording, research, and evaluation of such properties. In this capacity, the position supervises the promotion and planning of historic properties surveys in the state, critical for new National Register listings, environmental review consideration for infrastructure projects, and economic development through the use of the historic rehabilitation tax credit program.
  • The position is responsible for the hiring, training, and supervision of branch staff. The position conducts work planning and evaluates staff performance day-to-day through interaction with staff, monthly and special reports, and semi-annual performance reviews. With support of other staff as appropriate, the position also is responsible for the recruiting, training, and supervision of consultants and principal investigators contracted for survey and National Register projects funded with federal or state grants.
  • The position has primary responsibility for organization and planning of long-term branch goals and regularly reviews the objectives and priorities for the branch. This includes primary supervisory responsibility in the identification, recording, and evaluation of historic properties and architectural survey and survey publication manuscript projects, coordinating the selection of potential survey and National Register projects for federal HPF sub-grant awards, making determination of statewide significance under NCGS 160A-400.14(c), and overseeing Survey and National Register Branch staff's involvement in programs of other HPO branches, including review of Part 1 Tax Act certification applications, environmental review reports, local designation reports, Certified Local Government applications and annual reports.
  • The position serves as the initial public contact person for the HPO in its assigned service area of up to 16 counties, responding to inquiries about historic properties and state and federal preservation programs and assistance. The position also provides public lectures, prepares articles, fact sheets, or other written materials on various aspects of the HPO's programs and the state's architectural history, edits material as assigned, and participates in the planning, coordination, and conducting of branch-sponsored workshops.
  • The position prepares monthly and biennial reports and miscellaneous administrative reports as required by section and departmental administration and provides special reports and documents on program activities and needs as requested. The position also keeps the Division Director and other senior staff as appropriate informed of controversial and sensitive issues.
  • The position must be able to supervise and review the work of others; comprehend technical language and concepts pertaining to architecture and restoration of buildings and communicate effectively in oral and written form.
 

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. 

In order to qualify for this position, you must meet ALL the following KSA's listed below:
  1.  Extensive knowledge of North Carolina and American architectural history;
  2.  Extensive experience with the policies, procedures, and operations of national, state, and local preservation programs;
  3.  Ability to supervise and review the work of others;
  4.  Demonstrated experience with organizing projects and determining the time frames for completion while establishing and maintaining effective working relationships;
  5.  Valid NC Driver's License or be able to obtain one within 30 days of employment.
Management preferences:
  1. Strong expertise in the National Register of Historic Places;
  2. Experience in architectural survey;
  3. Knowledge of historic tax credit Part I reviews;
  4. Knowledge of historic tax credit Part I reviews;
  5. Five (5)  years or more of supervisory experience in historic preservation context.
 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Master's degree in historic preservation, planning, architectural history, or a closely related field from an appropriately accredited institution and four years of progressive experience in historic preservation;

or

Bachelor's degree in history, planning, or architectural history, or a closely related field from an appropriately accredited institution and five years of progressive experience in historic preservation;

or

an equivalent combination of education and experience.


How to apply
https://agency.governmentjobs.com/northcarolina/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=2388217
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