Architectural Historian - Permanent Full time

Elena Houk

Position Summary

Quality Services, Inc., Rapid City, South Dakota, is seeking a Secretary of the Interior standards qualified principal investigator Architectural Historian.  The position involves historic structures survey, National Register of Historic Places and analysis, directing field surveys and research tasks, writing Section 106 reports including determinations of eligibility and effects, historic context studies, Memoranda of Agreement, and HABS/HAER documentation.  Applicants may be required to walk in rough terrain, carry up to 40 lbs., and deal with variable and inclement weather conditions, be able to sit, stoop, bend, and climb, and to use hand tools, shovels and screening and other field equipment.


Minimum Requirements

·                     Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in architectural history, history, historic preservation,

              American studies, or a related discipline.

·                      One to three years of experience in architectural history and historic preservation.

·                     Knowledge of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and the necessary                     

              regulatory steps as it applies to historic properties

·                     Ability to direct/conduct architectural history field surveys and focused architectural research


Preferred Qualifications

·                     Master’s degree in architectural history, history, historic preservation, American studies, or           

              related discipline

·                     Ability to interact with project managers, clients, and review agencies in a professional

              consulting environment

·                     Ability to manage multiple projects effectively and professionally with limited oversight

·                     HABS/HAER experience

·                     Experience in preparation of National Register of Historic Places structure nominations

·                     SHPO review experience



·                     Strong technical writing and oral communication skills

·                     Self-motivated, positive, energetic, with ability to work and participate on a team or

              individually in a fast-paced environment

·                     Knowledge of federal, state, and local historic preservation regulations


How to Apply

Please submit your resume/vita, writing samples, and references to ehouk@...



Thank You!


Elena Houk

Office: 605-388-5309

Cell: 605-430-1045


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Quality Services, Inc.

Archeology, Architectural History, Geophysics, History & Paleontology

1621 Sheridan Lake Road, Suite A

Rapid City, South Dakota 57702-3432

Phone  605-388-5309

Fax  605-388-5319




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