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🔗ARCHITECTURAL HISTORIAN – FLAGSTAFF/FORT COLLINS/TEMPE/TUCSON/SALT LAKE CITY

Website Logan Simpson

Logan Simpson, an environmental planning, cultural resource, planning, and landscape architectural design firm, has an immediate opening for a regular full-time Architectural Historian based in any of our offices located in Salt Lake City, Utah; Fort Collins, Colorado; Reno, Nevada, or in Flagstaff, Tempe, or Tucson, Arizona. We will also consider qualified applicants who are located in the greater Los Angeles, California area, and who are willing to work from their home.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducting and assisting with historic preservation and other cultural resources fieldwork, including documentation of historic buildings and structures;
  • Conducting historical background research;
  • Preparing reports and other document production, such as Architectural Surveys and National Register of Historic Places nominations.

Position Requires:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architectural History, History, Public History, Historic Preservation, or closely related field or at least 5 years of equivalent professional work experience;
  • Demonstrable experience in conducting archival research, building and/or cultural landscape and trails inventories, and reporting;
  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Architectural History, Historic Preservation, Public History, or closely related field;
  • Meets the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards for Architectural History and/or History;
  • Experience with preparing nominations for the National Register of Historic Places;
  • Familiarity with Historic American Building Survey and Historic American Engineering Record documentation;
  • Experience with National Historic Trails.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Compensation in all states, but California, will range from $48,000 – $58,000 annually – depending on experience. If a candidate from California is selected, then the salary range will vary depending on the physical location;
  • Work on a variety of interesting projects across the West, including:
  • National Historic Trails Inventories
  • Cultural Landscape Reports
  • NRHP nominations
  • HABS/HAEAR/HALS surveys
  • Historic preservation master plans
  • Architectural surveys, neighborhood design guidelines, interpretive materials, oral histories and public outreach
  • Rehabilitation tax credit projects;
  • Support for professional conference attendance;
  • Internal professional development program;
  • On-the-job training opportunities;
  • Bonus programs for publishing, employee referrals, and academic achievements;
  • Babies-At-Work Program;
  • 401K with firm match;
  • Subsidized medical and dental plans, firm-paid Life/AD&D, and Long-Term
  • Disability coverage;
  • Paid holidays and personal time off;
  • Paid parking, travel, and cell-phone reimbursements;
  • Paid Costco membership

If interested, please apply online at http://www.logansimpson.com/careers/ and attach a resume, a cover letter that includes salary expectations, and writing samples to demonstrate this experience.

Logan Simpson is proud to be an EEO/AA employer

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