Job Opening for Assistant Architectural Historian, The Public Archaeology Laboratory, Inc. (Pawtucket, RI)
Contributed By: Donna Callahan
PAL, a leading cultural resource management and historic preservation planning consulting firm in New England, has an opening for an Assistant Architectural Historian (AAH) to be an integral member of PAL’s dynamic and innovative Historic Preservation Team. This entry-level position offers an outstanding opportunity to acquire the skills and experience necessary to develop into an accomplished historic preservation professional. This is a full-time position and requires the ability to travel throughout the New England, including occasional
The AAH provides essential support for a variety of projects with PAL’s Architectural and Industrial Historians in a collegial team setting with opportunities for professional growth. Specific duties include archival research, architectural field survey (resource identification, mapping, data collection, and photography support role), data entry, graphics production, selected occasional writing, and administrative tasks. AAHs are expected to be detail-oriented and operate in an efficient manner to produce accurate, high-quality work products.
Qualified AAH applicants will have an undergraduate degree in historic preservation, history, art history, or a related field, and a demonstrated background of independent study or other experience relevant to historic preservation. Applicants considered for the position will possess outstanding organizational and communication skills; aptitude with Microsoft Suite programs, including Word, Access, Excel, and Outlook; ability to travel on assignments for up to a week at a time; a valid driver’s license; and digital photography skills. Persons with proven technical writing skills and experience conducting historic property survey and research will be given preference.
Located in the greater Providence area, PAL offers a competitive salary and benefits package. We seek motivated self-starters who have the desire to work on a diverse range of projects and the organizational skills to handle multiple assignments in a team environment. If you have the qualifications and desire to work with the best, please send a letter of interest with resume, writing sample, and list of references to:
Human Resources Manager
26 Main Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860
This position will remain open until filled.
PAL is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Keywords: Architectural Historian, Job Opening
Posted: January 4, 2019
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