Job Title and Level: Historian 9-11 (Cultural Resource Protection Specialist)
Type of Employment: Full-Time
Pay Grade and Annual Salary: $21.73 – $33.11 Hourly
Brief Job Description:
At MEDC, we help Michiganders prosper by investing in our businesses and communities, enabling the growth of good jobs and promoting Michigan’s reputation as a world-class business location and travel destination. By joining our team, you will play an integral role in directly supporting Michigan’s success, where you work, live and play. Come be part of the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) team as a Historian.
This position will serve as a Historian and provide analysis and review of statewide Federal historic preservation projects as required under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) of 1966. This includes evaluating the effects of projects as they affect historic resources and involves analysis of project applications and documentation. This position works with internal and external stakeholders to provide customer service, case management, research assistance, and complete project reviews.
Preferred candidate will have:
- At least 2 years’ experience working with Section 106 in consulting or review capacity.
- At least 2 years’ experience working with complex databases
- Experience working with GIS platforms.
- Experience conducting historical research and handling archival materials.
- Basic knowledge of federal historic preservation law and regulations, the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards, the National Register of Historic Places criteria, knowledge of Midwestern architectural styles or archaeological resources, particularly those found in Michigan.
Business Unit: Economic Incentives & Services; State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO)
Supervisor: Scott Slagor, Manager of Cultural Resource Protection
Minimum Education Required:
Possession of a master’s degree in history, art history, museum studies, anthropology, American Studies, architectural history, historic preservation, or archival management.
Minimum Experience Required:
No specific type or amount is required.
One year of professional experience involving the study, preservation, analysis, interpretation, and preservation of history, historical artifacts, records, and sites equivalent to an Historian 9.
Two years of professional experience involving the study, preservation, analysis, interpretation, and preservation of history, historical artifacts, records, and sites equivalent to an Historian, including one year equivalent to an Historian 10; or, three years of professional experience recording, preserving, and presenting Michigan history, historical artifacts, records, and sites at a museum, historical site, archives, publication office, or historical site preservation office equivalent to a History Specialist 10.
How to Apply:
More information and how to apply is available here.
Deadline for Response: Oct 19, 2022