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Posted: 11/06/2014

Employer
Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands

CEMML is a research, education and service unit within the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University (CSU). CEMML applies the latest and most appropriate science to promote the sustainable management of natural and cultural resources on Department of Defense (DoD) and other public lands. We provide technical support, conduct applied research, and offer career development and learning opportunities to support resource stewardship. We collaborate with our sponsors and within CSU to resolve complex environmental issues, leaving a legacy of science-based decisions that sustain our resources for future generations.


Position
Historic Preservation Specialist/Principal Investigator
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
Fort Collins, CO
Details
$74,000-76,000
 

POSITION

Historic Preservation Specialist/Principal Investigator (Research Associate IV Special) position is available with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML). The selected applicant will serve as a Principal Investigator and project manager within the Cultural Resources Program at the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands on the CSU campus in Fort Collins, CO.

ORGANIZATION

CEMML is a research, education and service unit within the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University (CSU). CEMML applies the latest and most appropriate science to promote the sustainable management of natural and cultural resources on Department of Defense (DoD) and other public lands. We provide technical support, conduct applied research, and offer career development and learning opportunities to support resource stewardship. We collaborate with our sponsors and within CSU to resolve complex environmental issues, leaving a legacy of science-based decisions that sustain our resources for future generations.

LOCATION

Work will be in Fort Collins, population 130,000, which has received the following awards and recognitions: Best Places to Live (Money Magazine), Best Places for Business and Career (Forbes Magazine), one of 18 Perfect Towns (Outside magazine) and 100 Affordable Communities/Best Places to Raise Your Family (Frommers). See http://www.visitftcollins.com/media for a complete list of Fort Collins awards. In addition, Fort Collins also has excellent schools, 300+ days of sunshine, a, thriving art scene, eclectic shops and restaurants, hundreds of miles of walking and biking paths, and a plethora of outdoor activities.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist the CEMML Associate Director for Cultural Resources (ADCR) in managing the Center's Cultural Resource Program, including hiring actions, developing technical proposals and accompanying budget estimates, and overseeing project coordination, execution, and monitoring at multiple US military installations around the United States.

Have primary oversight responsibility on projects involving the development of historic preservation Agreement Documents (e.g., Memoranda of Agreement, Memoranda of Understanding, Programmatic Agreements, Comprehensive Agreements, etc.), and major cultural resources management planning documents (e.g., installation Mitigation Plans and Integrated Cultural Resources Management Plans).

As a CEMML Principal Investigator, demonstrate initiative to independently seek funding opportunities for CRM projects in the Department of Defense or other Federal agencies and be responsible for all budgeting, proposal generation, and project execution tasks.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate must demonstrate U.S. employment eligibility. CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position. An MA in historic preservation or an MA in anthropology, archaeology, history, architecture or closely related field with concentration in historic preservation or cultural resource management is required. Five years of experience in historic preservation is necessary with demonstrated knowledge of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) of 1966 (as amended). The successful candidate must possess or be able to obtain a valid drivers license.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

Ph.D. in historic preservation, history, anthropology, archaeology, architecture, or related field is desired. Demonstrated knowledge of and expertise in Federal historic preservation law and policy, including the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), Archaeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA), Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), and American Indian Religious Freedom Act (AIRFA), is preferred. Demonstrated experience with cultural resources management and historic preservation policy issues at the federal level; demonstrated experience in budgeting, planning, and forecasting in the area of historic preservation and cultural resources management; and demonstrated knowledge of Department of Defense policy regarding historic preservation, cultural resources management, and Native American/Native Hawaiian/Alaska Native consultation are desirable. Previous CRM job experience on a U.S. military installation a plus. Proven leadership skills in complex project management and team-building capabilities; a high degree of analytic acumen, initiative, and resourcefulness; and excellent oral and written communication skills are beneficial.

OPen until
11/11/2014

How to apply
Prospective candidates should apply online at https://warnercnr.colostate.edu/jobs/. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered. Apply no later than November 9, 2014, for full consideration. Upload each of the items below individually as a Word Document (.doc), PDF (.pdf), or Rich Text Format (.rtf). Please note that incomplete applications cannot be considered. Please remove social security numbers and birthdates from application materials. A complete application consists of: 1) Statement of Qualifications (one page letter addressing each qualification described in announcement) 2) Resume 3) Transcripts (for each degree earned that is listed under qualifications) 4) Degree Conferral (copy of diploma if transcripts do not include confirmation that degree was awarded) 5) References (contact information for professional references including at least one supervisor, references will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates) Colorado State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce, and complies with all federal and Colorado state laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services. Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and inclusion.
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