Topic ID #34676 - posted 1/31/2015 1:11 AM

Historic Preservation Coordinator - Kentucky Heritage Council

Jennifer Palmer

Auto req ID 38681BR
Minimum Requirement - Primary Education :    Graduate of a college or university with a master's degree in architectural history, American studies, American civilization, folklore, cultural geography, historic preservation, early American culture, museum management, art history or a related field.
Minimum Requirement - Primary Experience :    Must have four years experience in historic preservation programs.
Education Substitution :    None
Experience Substitution :    Additional experience in historic preservation will substitute for the master's degree on a year-for-year basis.
Special Requirements :    None
Agency :    50 - Tourism, Arts, & Heritage Cabinet
Department/Division/Branch/Address :    Kentucky Heritage Council 
300 Washington St 
Frankfort, KY 40601
Location :    Franklin County
Agency Contact :    ((see listing))
# of Vacancies :    1
Position Type :    Full-time Merit (18A)
Work Schedule :    1st Shift
Vacancy Type :    Competitive - Open To All Candidates
Work Week :    37.5 hr/wk
FLSA Designation    NON-EXEMPT - The position(s) is/are not exempt from FLSA requirements for time and a half overtime compensation. The employee(s) will earn time and a half for time worked in excess of 40 hours per work week.
Pay Grade :    14
Salary Range:    Pay Grade 14 (MIN-MID) $35,246.40 - $46,690.80 yearly at 37.5 hour work week
Special Entrance Rate :    No
Description of Job Duties    This Historic Preservation Coordinator position (Survey Program Coordinator) is responsible for maintaining the Kentucky Historic Resources Inventory, working closely with the Kentucky Heritage Council’s Data Coordinator/GIS Team and other KHC staff. This position ensures that survey data are standardized in terms of architectural/historic information and properly recorded with accurate mapping data. Training and practical experience working with GIS applications and software is preferred to manage a growing database. This position performs public outreach, promotes survey related projects statewide, develops and maintains educational materials, assists in the development of agency publications, provides advice and guidance to the public regarding the identification of cultural resources, and supports the proper management of information derived from Section 106 surveys. The position also works closely with the Public Information Officer on the management of the agency’s survey webpage and develops educational content. The position administers grant-in-aid projects, assists with the management of survey grants, and organizes conference sessions, symposia, and survey related workshops. While work is typically performed in an office setting, extended field investigations and in-state travel is occasionally required. Prefer candidates to have experience developing historic contexts and applying National Register criteria in the evaluation of cultural resources and that understand the broad patterns of regional history and architectural history.
Characteristics of the Class :    Coordinates employees and all administrative functions of a Historic Preservation Program(s) on a statewide basis OR coordinates and monitors historic preservation projects and inventory on historic state-owned properties. Provides professional technical assistance and consultative services regarding historic preservation; and performs other duties as required.
Typical Working Conditions and Unique Physical Requirements :    Work is typically performed in an office setting.
Additional Requirements :    Upon appointment, employees in this class may be required to maintain a valid driver's license and required to drive a licensed vehicle. This status may be necessary for the length of time in this class. If this is necessary it will be listed in the specific position description for that position. Applicants and employees in this classification may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check. Applicants and employees in positions which perform job duties that may require contact with offenders in the custody or supervision of the Department of Corrections or with youth in the care, custody, or supervision of the Department of Juvenile Justice must meet qualifications pursuant to the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act, 28 C.F.R.115.17 and 115.317.
Post Date :    01/31/2015
Post Ending Date :    02/09/2015

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