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Architectural Historian Position Available (Full Time), Richard Grubb & Associates, Inc. (Wake Forest, NC)
Contributed By: Alice Domm
Architectural Historian – Richard Grubb
& Associates, Inc. (Wake Forest, North Carolina)
Richard Grubb & Associates,
Inc. (RGA) is seeking an entry level Architectural Historian to join our North
Carolina team of historians and archaeologists. This is an excellent opportunity for an early
career professional to learn the cultural resources management industry from
experienced practitioners and to work on a wide variety of projects.
This position is based out of our Wake
Forest, North Carolina office. Remote work is a possibility and travel is
required for site visits, research, and fieldwork. The successful candidate must
be a strong writer and possess superior organizational skills. Candidates are well served by curiosity about
the built environment and familiarity with architectural types and styles of
the southeastern U.S. Candidates will ideally
have a Master’s Degree in Anthropology, History,
Architectural History, Historic Preservation, Folklore (or a closely
related field). Candidates who are
nearing completion of their degree are encouraged to apply as are
non-traditional candidates. Experience
meeting the Secretary of the Interior Professional Qualifications Standards is
-Write both short and long form physical descriptions for a variety of historic resources, including buildings, structures, objects, landscapes, etc.
-Manage survey data.
-Conduct primary and secondary source historical research and synthesize research into architecturally relevant background histories; analyze research results and contextualize historic resources within their relevant historical themes, geographical areas, and chronological periods.
-Prepare architectural survey forms and associated materials such as maps, site plans, and digital photographs.
-Master’s Degree in Anthropology, History, Architectural History, Historic Preservation, Folklore (or closely related field, or demonstrated equivalent experience, such as a Bachelor’s degree and relevant internship or work experience.
-Familiarity with the regional history and the cultural and built environment of the South and Mid-Atlantic.
-Strong writing skills.
-Organize large amounts survey data; knowledge of FilemakerPro, Microsoft Access, and GIS is desired but not required.
-Ability to work independently when needed; willingness to engage with professional mentors.
-Strong self-starter attitude with a keen attention to detail.
-Effective multi-tasking abilities while managing priorities and meeting project deadlines and budgets.
-Valid driver’s license.
To be considered for this
opportunity, please email a cover letter and resume or CV detailing education
and work experience to:
Ellen Turco, Principal
applicants may be asked to submit a writing sample.
full-time position includes a competitive pay and benefits package. The base salary for this position is $41,600. Benefits
include paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; group medical, dental, and
vision insurance; and a 401k plan with employer contribution. RGA is committed
to supporting professional development through training, professional
memberships, conference attendance, and continuing education.
is one of the largest cultural resource consulting firms in the Mid-Atlantic,
with a staff of Historians, Architectural Historians, and Archaeologists. RGA
is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a
variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can
flourish. RGA is an equal-opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status,
sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by
law. RGA is a Drug-Free Workplace. RGA participates in E-Verify.
is a certified WBE/DBE/SBE. Learn more about RGA at www.rgaincorporated.com.
Keywords: Architectural History
Posted: January 12, 2023
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