Coordinate the Virginia Department of Historic Resources (DHR) architectural survey program and oversee the architectural component of the agency’s Data Sharing System (DSS), the statewide database of historic resources developed and utilized by a wide range of internal and external clients, including all agency programs, federal and state agencies, local governments, preservation and environmental consultants, developers, and property owners. Enhance and preserve digital and paper collections pertaining to historic resources throughout Virginia. Provide training and technical assistance to clients and users of the DSS. To work with the DSS manager and other staff in the preparation of specialized reports in conjunction with survey reviewers, other staff, and clients to meet agency and customer needs. Assist the agency Archivist with accessioning and maintaining architectural survey records, reports and maps. Assist agency staff and the general public with their use of various agency databases, reports, maps, and file materials in the DHR Central Office library.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in historic preservation, architecture, architectural history or a closely related field. Knowledge of and work experience in one or more historic preservation disciplines and in the potential uses of spatial data to assist in environmental decision making and regulatory compliance, and other aspects of an applied historic preservation context. Knowledge and understanding of architectural survey methods and practices and the management and uses of survey data. Knowledge of and experience with database management and GIS. Demonstrated skill in the development, management, and use of environmental tabular and spatial data, and program training for diverse staff and customers. Ability to provide business and technical support to environmental staff utilizing resource and spatial data for environmental decision-making. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to promote innovation, teamwork, and consensus between diverse customers and professional specialties, and to provide timely, efficient and thorough customer service. Fluent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
Graduate degree in history, architecture or architectural history. Demonstrated experience in providing review and guidance for the work of others engaged in historic preservation activities, preferably in historic resource survey and evaluation projects.
Applications will only be accepted on-line through the Recruit Management System. Applications submitted via e-mail, postal mail or fax will not be considered. Resumes may be attached but may not substitute for an on-line state application.
The Virginia Department of Historic Resources (DHR) is an Equal Opportunity Employer by both policy and practice. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or against otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. It is the intent of DHR’s employment and personnel practices to conform to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations regarding non-discrimination.
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Working Title: Architectural Survey Manager
Role Title: Hist/Arch & Preserv III – 29033
Job Open Date: 08-03-2011
Job Close Date: Jobs close at 5pm EST. 09-02-2011
Job Type Detail: Full-Time Salaried – Non-Faculty- FTS-1
Hiring Range: $40,959-$45,262 depending on experience
Agency: Dept of Historic Resources (423)
Agency Website: http://www.dhr.virginia.gov
Location: Richmond (City) – 760
Position Number: 00005
Job Posting Number: 0049379