Cultural Resources Specialist (full time) at Fort Campbell, KY ($63-70K/year)

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Posting Details

Reference original posting here: https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/72870

Posting Detail Information:

Working Title

Cultural Resources Specialist-Fort Campbell, KY

Position Location

Fort Campbell, KY

Research Professional Position

Yes

Posting Number

201901052AP

Position Type

Admin Professional/ Research Professional

Number of Vacancies

1

Work Hours/Week

40

Proposed Annual Salary Range

$63,000 - $70,000

Desired Start Date

12/23/2019

Position End Date (if temporary)

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on

12/01/2019

Description of Work Unit

CEMML is a research, education, and service unit within the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University (CSU). CEMML applies the latest and most appropriate science to promote the sustainable management of natural and cultural resources on Department of Defense (DOD) and other public lands. We provide technical support, conduct applied research, and offer career development and learning opportunities to support resource stewardship. We collaborate with our sponsors and within CSU to resolve complex environmental issues, leaving a legacy of science-based decisions that sustain our resources for future generations.

Position Summary

A Cultural Resources Specialist position is available with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML). This position will be located at Fort Campbell, KY. The position will be responsible for implementing cultural resource management and archaeological documentation for the military installation. Specific duties will include coordination of archaeological surveys, site documentation, coordination with state agencies and carrying out cultural resource compliance documentation.

Required Job Qualifications

  • A MS/MA in anthropology, archaeology, historic preservation or closely related field and completion of an archaeological field school.
  • The applicant must have at least one year of professional experience in archaeology, involving archaeological survey and excavation methodology, resource significance assessment, technical report preparation, project impact assessment, and cultural resource management.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to cultural resource management, including NHPA and 36 CFR 800 is a must.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license by the employment start date.
  • The successful candidate must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. by proposed start date; CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.

Preferred Job Qualifications

  • At least two years of professional experience in archaeology, involving archaeological survey and excavation methodology, resource significance assessment, technical report preparation, project impact assessment, and cultural resource management.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of historic preservation law and policy.
  • Experience working with CRM issues on military installations.
  • Experience with archaeological field methods and techniques associated with cultural resource management.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Southeastern US history and prehistory.
  • Experience with office software packages, including database management, spatial analysis (GIS) and presentation graphics.
  • Experience evaluating pre-historic and historic properties for National Register eligibility.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category

Cultural Resource Management Program Support

Duty/Responsibility

The Cultural Resource Specialist will support the Fort Campbell Cultural Resources Manager (CRM) by ensuring the Army’s compliance with cultural resources laws, primarily Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA). S/he will assist with implementing Army policies, procedures, and management plans. Compliance will require developing technical analyses and associated reports as well as coordinating the actions of other cultural resources contractors. Position will review projects and dig requests to determine the potential impacts to archaeological and historic resources, sacred sites, and cultural objects. S/he will assist Fort Campbell’s CRM by completing necessary Section 106 compliance actions, including monitoring and mitigation of impacted resources.

Percentage Of Time

65

 

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category

Archaeological fieldwork

Duty/Responsibility

Perform research and fieldwork including surveying, testing, and data recovery necessary for the identification, documentation, evaluation, and reporting of cultural resources, especially archaeological sites and historic properties. The Cultural Resources Specialist will prepare National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) site evaluations, technical reports, and documents; conduct data analysis; and contribute to research designs.

Percentage Of Time

23

 

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category

Archaeological collection management

Duty/Responsibility

Maintain adequate storage and curation of Fort Campbell’s archaeological artifacts, historic documents and archaeological records. Maintain document databases for collection and conduct periodic inventories.

Percentage Of Time

8

 

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category

Supervision and reporting

Duty/Responsibility

Oversee cultural resources technician including approval of time. Develop quarterly reports that include accomplishments of all project tasks. Coordinate with federal counterparts to set priorities for program management.

Percentage Of Time

4

 

Application Details

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered for hire. Apply no later than December 1, 2019 for full consideration at jobs.colostate.edu. Mailed or emailed applications will not be accepted.

Upload each of the items below individually as a Word Document (.doc), PDF (.pdf), or Rich Text Format (.rtf). Please note that incomplete applications cannot be considered. Please remove social security numbers and birthdates from application materials. A complete application consists of:

1) Statement of Qualifications (one-page letter addressing each qualification described in the announcement) uploaded in the ‘Cover Letter’ slot.
2) Resume
3) Transcripts (for each degree earned that is listed under qualifications) uploaded in the ‘Official Transcripts’ or ‘Unofficial Transcripts’ slot.
4) Degree Conferral (copy of diploma if transcripts do not include confirmation that degree was awarded) uploaded in the ‘Other’ slot.
5) References – please include within your application contact information for 3 professional references including at least one supervisor.

References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Conditions of Employment

Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires), Valid Driver’s License, Special Requirements/Other - Candidate must be able to comply with all applicable regulations to obtain a Department of Defense Common Access Card (CAC) and public trust clearance. Furthermore, candidates are required at a minimum to complete a NACI/SF85 and successfully pass a feder

Search Contact

Mindy Clarke mindy.clarke@...

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Acting Title IX Coordinator is the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, 201 Administration Building, Fort Collins, CO. 80523-8004, (970) 491-5312.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

References Requested

References Requested

Minimum Requested

3

Maximum Requested

3

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a MS/MA in anthropology, archaeology, historic preservation or closely related field and completion of an archaeological field school?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have at least one year of professional experience in archaeology, involving archaeological survey and excavation methodology, resource significance assessment, technical report preparation, project impact assessment, and cultural resource management?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have demonstrated knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to cultural resource management, including NHPA and 36 CFR 800?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license by the employment start date (estimated to be after Dec 22nd)?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * The successful candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States by the proposed start date; CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position. Will you be legally authorized to work in the U.S. by proposed start date (estimated to be after Dec 22nd)?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Unofficial Transcripts

Optional Documents

  1. Other
  2. Official Transcripts

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