Topic ID #35585 - posted 4/16/2015 2:36 AM

Program Specialist I - Concord, NH

Jennifer Palmer

Location    US:NH:CONCORD    Post Date    04/14/2015
Category    PROFESSIONAL & MANAGERIAL    Close Date    04/21/2015
Employment Type      
Salary    18.980-22.360   USD
State of New Hampshire Job Posting
Department of Cultural Resources
Division of Historical Resources
19 Pillsbury St, Concord, NH
Labor grade 19
Position # TMPPT4690
Not to exceed 25 hours per week
To provide technical support to Division staff in the creation, implementation and ongoing management of a Geographic Information System (GIS) and other digital records on historical properties in New Hampshire. To research, develop and prepare relevant policies, procedures, manuals and/or general guidance on the use and ongoing management of the historical properties GIS and other digital records at the Division, in collaboration with appropriate DHR staff.
*Assist the Cultural Resources Records Coordinator and other appropriate staff to review and organize survey files, reports and other historical property written records and photographs for conversion to digital formats and secure backup.
*Assist the Cultural Resources Records Coordinator and other appropriate staff in rectifying locational information and updating other data on known historical properties in the state, using a variety of methods and sources in the office, online and in the field.
*Assist contractors hired by the division to scan historical records, update databases and create a historical properties GIS, serving as a liaison to resolve minor issues and forwarding larger issues to appropriate staff as needed.
*Research, develop and prepare policies, procedures and general guidance on the ongoing management of the historical properties GIS and other digital records for in-house use.
*Research, develop and prepare policies, procedures and general guidance on the public's use and access to digital historical properties records at the Division, in conformance with applicable state and federal laws that protect sensitive archaeological resources.
*Respond to agency staff on questions or issues regarding the management and use of digital records at the division, in order to provide continuity between these resources and other program needs and goals at the division.
*Assist DHR staff and the department's Public Information Officer in promoting the use of the division's historical properties GIS through programming, web information and outreach efforts.
Education: Bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university with major study in historical preservation, architectural history, archaeology, anthropology, history, archival studies, or a closely related field. Each additional year of approved formal education may be substituted for one year of required work experience.
Experience: Two years of professional or paraprofessional experience in the historic preservation, architectural history, archaeology, history, anthropology or a closely related field, with responsibility for organizing and maintaining digital records, databases and/or a geographic information system. Each additional year of approved work experience may be substituted for one year of required formal education.

License/Certification: Must be eligible to hold a New Hampshire driver's license and have access to transportation for use in extensive statewide travel.
Demonstrated ability to organize and manage large amounts of complex data with high levels of accuracy and consistency in a busy office environment. Ability to explain and produce written guidance on technical issues in a simple and understandable manner. Ability to develop and prepare project-related policies, procedures and documentation. Working knowledge of Access and ArcGIS. Ability to communicate effectively and establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, public agencies, professional contractors and consultants, and the public. Must be willing to maintain an appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the Division.
Employees may be required to pay an agency/union fee.
In order to receive credit for post-secondary education, a copy of official transcripts with a seal and/or a signature should be included with the application.  If copies of transcripts have been requested please reference this and have them forwarded to the Human Resources office for the agency listed above. 

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