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Architectural Historian III
TerraXplorations, Inc. (TerraX) is a Cultural Resources Management firm specializing in public and private-sector archaeology and architectural history. Since 2012, we’ve combined the latest mapping and research tools with digging holes and knocking on doors to unearth our collective history and guide its future. Throughout the 400+ projects we annually complete, TerraX focuses on balancing development with documenting and preserving cultural resources for generations to come.
TerraX is seeking an Architectural Historian III to remotely work 40 hours per week evaluating historic resources for compliance review projects, specifically Section 106 projects. The ideal candidate will have prior experience completing compliance review projects, including initial research, fieldwork, and technical report writing for cultural resource assessment reports in the Southeast. Travel to project sites may be needed if they are within a reasonable distance from the Architectural Historian’s location and may account for up to approximately 15 percent of the workload. As this position is remote, the applicant must have the ability to be self-motivated, the ability to prioritize projects while remaining flexible with shifting deadlines, and have reliable internet access.
- Perform basic fieldwork and technical report writing with limited supervision
Complete relevant forms and documentation per state and federal guidelines
- Effectively and professionally communicate with remote colleagues across disciplines to ensure each step of the survey process is executed on time and within budget
- Maintain project tracking including accurately accounting for time spent on work tasks, expenses during fieldwork, and the completion of project tasks/goals
- Ability to travel regionally to conduct fieldwork, as needed based on project requirements and location feasibility (up to 15 percent)
- SOI-qualified in Architectural History with a minimum of three years of experience working in historic preservation, Cultural Resources Management, or other related fields
- Familiarity with the Society for American Archaeology (SAA) and/or Chicago citation styles
- Demonstrated ability to conduct historical research and write technical reports
- Education: Graduate degree in Architectural History, Art History, Historic Preservation, or a closely related field with coursework in American Architectural History
- Three to five years of experience working in historic preservation, Cultural Resources Management, or other related fields
- Experience reading architectural and/or engineering plans
- Working knowledge of architectural styles and types commonly found within the Southeast
- Familiarity with industry software including Microsoft Office, Google Suite, Google Earth, and Adobe InDesign
- Proficiency in digital photography
Following a 90-day probationary period, the Architectural Historian III full-time position provides the following benefits:
- Paid time off
- Paid holidays
- Medical, dental, and vision insurance packages
- 401k plan with up to 4% employer matching
The Architectural Historian III position is full-time and paid salary. Compensation will be $50,000—$65,000, commensurate with experience. To apply, send your resume/CV, professional references, and two writing samples to our Human Resources Department at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Architectural Historian III Job Opening.” The position will be open until filled.
Keywords: Architectural History, Remote, CRM, Cultural Resources Management
Posted: January 12, 2024
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