Topic ID #37172 - posted 7/5/2016 3:38 AM

Historic Preservation Specialist III - Oklahoma Historical Society

Jennifer Palmer

Historic Preservation Specialist III
Recruitment #160628-U14C-03
Department    Historical Society
County Location    Oklahoma OK 
Date Opened    6/28/2016 8:00:00 AM
Filing Deadline    Continuous
Salary    $2,919.34 - $5,352.13/month
Full or Part Time    Full-Time 

Positions in this job family are responsible for identification, evaluation, documentation, registration, planning, education and treatment programs and activities designed to protect Oklahoma’s significant archeological and historic properties.  The activities and programs are carried out in accordance with the National Historic Preservation Act and the associated regulations, standards, and guidelines established by the U.S. Department of the Interior and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.
NOTE:  Under the National Historic Preservation Act, the Governor of each State designates the State Historic Preservation Officer to carry out the duties and responsibilities of the federal preservation programs for that State.  The SHPO employs professional staff, in accordance with federal standards, to perform the related duties.  In Oklahoma, the program is assigned to the Oklahoma Historical Society.  The agency receives an annual allocation from the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Historic Preservation Fund which partially covers the program costs (60%), and the State of Oklahoma is responsible for the balance of these costs (40%).
The Historic Preservation Specialist job family consists of three levels which are distinguished on the basis of the responsibility and complexity of work, experience required and the responsibility assigned for the development and coordination of assigned programs.
Level III:    
This position is responsible for the development and coordination of at least two major division programs and works with a high degree of independence.  Responsibilities may include supervision of other historic preservation specialists, as well as temporary employees.  The majority of the incumbent’s time is spent developing priorities for major division programs, developing scopes of work for professional services contracts and administration/monitoring of contract performance, reviewing highly complex and technical reports and other documents prepared by professional consultants and others related to a specific major division program, consulting with clients/customers on a wide range of historic preservation topics, and developing and presenting public education and technical assistance programs.
Level III:    
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a master’s degree in anthropology, archeology, architectural history, art history, historic preservation, history or a closely related academic area and three years of experience in related research, project administration or management; or a bachelor’s degree in architecture with four years of professional experience in historic preservation or restoration projects. 
At least one professionally qualified incumbent in each of the disciplines of archeology, architectural history, architecture, and history must be included on the State Historical Preservation Office staff to maintain program certification.  The Oklahoma Historical Society will specify the discipline in which candidates for employment must be qualified.
The Oklahoma Historical Society has been authorized to utilize the following selective qualification for this announcement.

"Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in architecture and four years of professional experience in historic preservation or restoration; or a master’s degree in architectural history, historic preservation, or construction science and three years of experience in related research, project administration, or management."
Scores based on:  100% Qualification Review

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