Historic Preservation Specialist

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado
10 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
19 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Historic Preservation Specialist - Fort Bragg, NC

Research Professional Position Yes

Posting Number 201700882AP

Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional Number of Vacancies 1 Work Hours/Week 40 Proposed Annual Salary Range $33,000 - $43,000 Desired Start Date 12/11/2017 Position End Date (if temporary) Open Posting Date Open Until Filled Yes To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 11/19/2017

Description of Work Unit 

CEMML is a research, education and service unit within the Warner College of Natural Resources at 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

Position Summary

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.

Required Job Qualifications

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 driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s 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).

Preferred Job Qualifications

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.

Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Architectural History/ Compliance Duty/Responsibility

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.

Percentage Of Time 70% Job Duty Category Cultural Resource Management Duty/Responsibility

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.

Percentage Of Time 30% Application Details

Special Instructions to Applicants 

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered for hire. Apply no later than November 19, 2017, 11:59 pm (MT) 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 birth dates 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) uploaded in the ‘Other’ slot.

References – please include within your application contact information for 3 professional references including at least one supervisor. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires), Valid Driver’s License Search Contact Sabrina Broderick, WCNR_HR@mail.colostate.edu EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. 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.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Background Check Policy Statement 

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

References Requested 

Minimum Requested 3 Maximum Requested 3 Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please affirm your knowledge that this position is physically located at Fort Bragg, NC.
    • Yes

Applicant Documents Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume or CV
  3. Unofficial Transcripts

Optional Documents

  1. Official Transcripts
  2. Other