Coordinates the National Register of Historic Places and Certified Local Government programs.
Examples of Work
Oversees National Register program. Writes nominations and consults on formal determinations of eligibility for Section 106. Reviews applications and statewide survey activities to evaluate properties potentially eligible for the National Register of Historic Places using National Register criteria and associated research. Oversees Nebraska Certified Local Government (CLG) program. Advises, consults and serves as a liaison to local government historic preservation programs. Oversees contract staff, interns and trains volunteers performing professional services. Answers questions from the public and other officials about division's programs. Provides expertise in American architectural history. Implements, maintains, and manages procedural systems for the programs assigned. Conducts public outreach activities, including meetings, workshops and other public forums. Researches, writes and edits articles for newsletters and other publications. Performs duties under agency's strategic and statewide planning goals. Occasional to frequent traveling with overnight stays.
Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIREMENTS: Masters degree in history, architectural history or closely related field OR Bachelors degree in any of the above noted fields plus one of the following: a) two years experience in research, writing or teaching in a related field or b) substantial contribution through research and publication to the body of scholarly knowledge as determined applicable based on Secretary of the Interior Professional Qualifications Standards (36 CFR Part 61, Appendix A).
OTHER: Valid driver's license or able to provide independent authorized transportation.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of programs administered by State Historic Preservation Office, including policies, principles, practices, guidelines and procedures under federal regulations governing the National Historic Preservation Act. Knowledge of architectural history. Ability to research, edit, write-up findings and communicate orally and in writing. Skill in producing training materials and coordinating training on preservation topics. Skill in conducting historical research. Any combination of experience or education that will enable the incumbent to possess the required knowledge, abilities and/or skills.