Senior Cultural Resource Specialist/Project Manager

—Columbia (MD); Richmond or Fredericksburg (VA); Wilmington (DE), Raleigh (NC); or Washington (DC) —

Mead & Hunt, a nationally recognized professional services consulting firm, is seeking a highly motivated senior cultural resource specialist/project manager to join our established team. This exciting opportunity allows for professional growth through challenging and rewarding projects for a variety of agencies in the mid-Atlantic and beyond. Mead & Hunt has a strong and thriving people-focused culture that values diversity and inclusion. We offer competitive pay and other valuable benefits, including retirement plan (401(k)) with employer match, health insurance, disability insurance, paid vacation and sick time, paid caregiver leave, paid time for community service projects, support for participation in professional conferences and organizations, and more.

Responsibilities will consist of leading cultural resource projects done under federal, state, and local guidelines, including managing projects, project teams and clients; agency coordination; and business development activities, including proposals and professional organization involvement. Will also include completing some technical studies done under their research specialty (archaeology, architectural history or history). Preferred locations for this position would be Virginia, Maryland, Raleigh (NC) or Washington DC.  However, we want to find the most qualified person that can contribute to our team, and we are open to other locations throughout the U.S. who have had notable mid-Atlantic experience. The possibility of remote work may be available depending on candidate experience and qualifications. A valid driver’s license and some travel will be required no matter your location.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in historic preservation or a related field such as history, architectural history, public history, anthropology, archaeology; AND at least ten (10) years of relevant experience


  • Master’s degree in historic preservation or related field such as history, architectural history, public history, anthropology, archaeology; AND at least seven (7) years of relevant experience


  • Meets Secretary of Interior Standards in their respective field; and
  • Has a valid driver’s license

The ideal candidate will have experience with any/all of the following:

  • Extensive knowledge of one of the following three technical arenas: archaeology, architectural history or history
  • Ability to guide clients on compliance with National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) and various state and local regulations, preferably in the mid-Atlantic
  • Consultation with agencies and consulting parties
  • Project management experience, including leading a team, client management, and adhering to schedule and budget

If you have strong communication and organizational skills, are self-motivated, and can work well both independently and as part of a team, complete the online application process for this job posting at

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected veteran status, disability, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Starting Salary Range: $80,000-$110,000 – Actual compensation may vary due to other factors such as: experience, skill set and location.