Architectural Historian

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General summary

This is a professional architectural historian position accountable for planning and conducting architectural surveys to identify, record, and preserve architectural sites.  Employees will be responsible for reviewing cultural resource clearance requests, assuring compliance with state and federal preservation laws, directing architectural surveys, and conducting related educational and outreach functions. Additional duties include overseeing and mentoring lower-level positions, including volunteers, temporary employees, and paraprofessionals, participating in architectural surveys or excavations, and curating artifacts.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous levels: Skill in the preservation of architectural sites. Ability to conduct research and plan preservation activities. Ability to create clear and thorough historic assessments and other technical writings. 

Typical qualifications

Master’s degree and 1 year of relevant experience. (Substitutions may be allowed.)

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