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🔗Architectural Historian

  • Full Time
  • Tempe, AZ
  • Range starts at $45,000 USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Department: Cultural Resources
  • Job Summary: Conducting and assisting with historic preservation and other cultural resources fieldwork, including documentation of historic buildings, structures, sites, objects, and districts. See listing for full description.
  • Job Qualifications:

    Position Requires:

    Bachelor’s degree in Architectural History, History, Historic Preservation, or closely related field.

    Demonstrable experience in conducting archival research, building and cultural landscape / trails inventories, and surveys of the built environment.

    Strong familiarity with architectural terms and styles typical to the western United States.

    Be able to work cooperatively in a team-oriented setting.

    Must be able to travel and work out-of-town.

    Possess a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.

    Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions from vaccination may be considered for medical reasons or for a sincerely held religious belief.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Master’s degree in Architectural History, Historic Preservation, History, or closely related field.

    Currently meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards for Architectural History; meeting both Architectural History and History qualifications standards strongly preferred.

    Experience preparing Historic American Buildings Survey, Historic American Engineering Record, Historic American Landscape Survey, and National Historic Trails documentation.

    Familiarity with Arizona/western U.S. history.

  • How to Apply:

    Applications are being accepted online. Please visit

  • Job benefits: This is a full-time position paid on a salaried basis. The annual compensation range begins at $45,000; the salary range is upwardly flexible so as to ensure compensation commensurate with one’s experience and education. Logan Simpson offers the following benefits and perks: A Comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, and vision plans, firm paid life/AD&D, long-term disability coverage, and a 401(k) with a firm match. Paid time off starting at 16 days off per year, 7 paid holidays, and 1 floating holiday. Work on a variety of interesting projects. Support for professional conference attendance and external trainings. Internal professional development program. Tuition reimbursement program. Babies-at-Work program. Paid Costco membership, paid parking, and reimbursement for public transit costs.
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Website Logan Simpson

Logan Simpson is an award-winning, multidisciplinary consulting firm that specializes in environmental consulting, cultural resource management, community planning, and landscape architecture design services. Our goal remains simple: to help guide responsible change. From the beginning, our founders were focused on protecting natural resources and advancing the wellbeing of our communities.

Logan Simpson has an immediate opening for a regular full-time Architectural Historian to work a hybrid schedule based out of our downtown Tempe, Arizona office.

Responsibilities Include:

Conducting and assisting with historic preservation and other cultural resources fieldwork, including documentation of historic buildings, structures, sites, objects, and districts.

Conducting historical background research.

Evaluating properties according to the National Register of Historic Places Criteria for Evaluation.

Preparing reports and other work products, such as historical contexts, architectural surveys, historic property inventory forms, Historic Property Certification Application documentation, and National Register of Historic Places nominations.

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