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🔗Survey and Outreach Coordinator

  • Full Time
  • Topeka, KS
  • 20.13 USD / Hour
  • Applications have closed
  • Department: Kansas State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO)
  • Job Reference #: Job ID 207247
  • Job Summary: Coordinate the state survey and inventory program. Serve as the department coordinator for outreach efforts.
  • Job Qualifications:

    A graduate degree in Architectural History, Art History, History, Historic Preservation or closely related field of study including coursework in American Architectural History, plus a minimum of two (2) years full-time professional experience applying the theories, methods, and practices of Architectural History that enables professional judgments to be made about the identification, evaluation, documentation, registration, or treatment of historic properties in the United States; and products and activities that demonstrate the successful application of acquired proficiencies in the discipline to the practice of historic preservation.

    OR

    An undergraduate degree in Architectural History, Art History, Historic Preservation or closely related field of study plus a minimum of four (4) years of full-time professional experience applying the theories, methods, and practices of Architectural History that enables professional judgments to be made about the identification, evaluation, documentation, registration, or treatment of historic properties in the United States; and products and activities that demonstrate the successful application of acquired proficiencies in the discipline to the practice of historic preservation.

  • How to Apply:

    The full position description and application instructions can be found at the URL below. Applications must be submitted through the State of Kansas Careers Portal.

  • Job benefits: State health plan, paid state holidays, state retirement plan
  • Physical Demands / Work Environment: Position requires on-site inspection of historic buildings from roof to basement or crawl space. Access of some spaces may require use of ladders, scaffolds, elevators, etc. Some buildings to be inspected may be in poor or dangerous condition. Normal risks associated with highway driving. Some exposure to environmental discomfort associated with field work such as extreme temperatures, insects, poison ivy, etc.
  • Application URL: https://jobs.sok.ks.gov/psp/sokhrprdcg/APPLICANT/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=207247&PostingSeq=1

Website Kansas Historical Society - Kansas State Preservation Office

The Kansas SHPO is hiring a new position to assist with survey and inventory programs, coordinate the historic markers program, and provide general outreach services to the public about SHPO programs. The employee will assist with review of submitted inventory forms and survey reports, help guide the development of historic context statements, and respond to requests for general information about SHPO programs from the public. As an experienced architectural historian/historian, this person will be one of the staff experts on architectural history/history. The employee is expected to provide excellent customer service in dealing with property owners, government officials, developers, consultants, preservationists, and others.



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