Cultural Resource Historian | Up to $94,001/annually
Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to get your foot in the door with State of MN?
If so, come join our team at MnDOT in St. Paul, MN!
This position will have the flexibility to telecommute, work a hybrid schedule, or work in the office. The incumbent will be required to complete a telework agreement. The incumbent will be expected to work in the office one day a week.
The Cultural Resource Historian position exists to aid in the performance of statewide cultural resources consultation, contract management, training and liaison activities related to FHWA funded (both state and local) and MnDOT funded projects. The individual in this position wors to ensure compliance with federal and state historic preservation laws, rules, procedures, and policies that must be satisfied for transportation projects within the state of Minnesota.
WHY WORK FOR US:
We offer excellent employee benefits, such as low-cost health & dental insurance, & affordable dependent coverage. Here are some of our amazing benefits:
· 12 paid holidays per year
· Earn up to 29 paid vacation days a year
· Earn 13 days paid sick time
· Defined pension plan
· Paid life insurance
· Paid parental leave available
Applicants must have education and experience sufficient to meet or exceed the Secretary of the Interior’s PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION STANDARDS, as set forth in federal statute 36 CFR Part 61, in order to act on behalf of the FHWA. https://www.nps.gov/articles/sec-standards-prof-quals.htm
You must meet one of the following qualifying focuses from the federal statute 36 CFR Part 61:
A Graduate degree in history or closely related field; or a bachelor’s degree in history or closely related field plus one of the following:
At least two years of full-time experience in research, writing, teaching, interpretation, or other demonstrated professional activity with an academic institution, historic 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 history.
Architectural History focus:
Graduate degree in architectural history, art history, historic preservation, or closely related field, with coursework in American architectural history, or a bachelor's degree in architectural history, art history, historic preservation, or closely related field plus one of the following:
At least two years of 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.
If you meet the above criteria, you must also meet the following:
Two years of advanced professional experience serving as a Historian or Architectural Historian in:
Federal historical procedures and guidelines related to cultural resources reviews, especially Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended.
The individual in this position must be familiar with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 and must have an understanding of the Secretary of the Interior Standards for Identification and Evaluation of Historic Properties and the Treatment of Historic Properties, MnSHPO’s consultant guidelines, and other relevant processes.