The architectural historian coordinates with staff and clients concerning cultural resource related activities related to documenting historic buildings and structures. Multiple positions are available, working remotely on a part-time on-call basis. Opportunities for full-time positions may be available.
Position responsibilities will include directing or supporting tasks including:
- Conduct pedestrian inventory, Class III survey of historic buildings, to include photographs.
- Identification, recordation, and NRHP eligibility recommendations of historic period building sites and features.
- Prepare Historic Contexts and Research Designs.
- Field and research analysis of site characteristics.
- Accurately record field data and observations as legible handwritten notes and form entries or via standard digital field recording devices.
- Technical writing and editing.
- Other tasks as assigned.
- Communicate regularly with project manager to ensure that a projects timetable and budgets are being met.
- A graduate degree in architectural history, art history, historic preservation, or a closely related field, with coursework in American architectural history; or
- A Bachelor's degree in architectural history, art history, historic preservation, or a closely related field plus one of the following:
- at least two years full-time experience in research, writing or teaching in American architectural history or restoration architecture with an academic institution, historical organization or agency, museum or other professional institution; or
- substantial contribution through research and publication to the body of scholarly knowledge in the field of American architectural history.
- 5+ years of experience in the cultural resources/historic preservation/architectural historian field. Familiarity with Department of Defense Cold War Architecture highly desirable.
- Excellent technical writing and time management skills
- Experience with North Dakota State Historic Preservation Office and North Dakota Historic Preservation Review Board is desired but not required.
- Must qualify for a North Dakota State Historical Society permit as outlined in CHAPTER 55-03 PROTECTION OF PREHISTORIC SITES AND DEPOSITS.
- Ability to travel and conduct fieldwork activities in a safe and responsible manner.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
Please submit a cover letter, indicating salary requirements and availability, along with your CV/resume as a PDF or Word file to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.