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🔗Entry-Level Cultural Resource Specialist

  • Full Time
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • $47,000-$55,000 USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Job Reference #: 2023-5752
  • Job Qualifications:

    The successful candidate must have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in historic preservation or related field such as history, architectural history, or public history from an accredited four-year college or university or the ability to obtain the degree within five months of hire.

    The ideal candidate will have any/all of the following:

    • Master’s degree in historic preservation or related field (see above)
    • 12 months of relevant experience (e.g., internships, volunteer work, etc.)
    • Experience preparing building descriptions and historic contexts
    • Experience conducting research and field surveys
    • Experience photographing buildings
    • Knowledge of architectural styles and ability to “read” a building to identify features, style and circa date of construction
    • Experience applying the National Register Criteria and preparing statements of significance
    • Ability to self-manage assigned tasks and schedules
    • Experience with outreach to traditionally underrepresented groups, neighborhoods, and communities and/or researching and evaluating associated historic resources
    • Spanish language proficiency
  • How to Apply:

    If you have strong communication and organizational skills, are self-motivated, detail-oriented, and can work well both independently and as part of a team, complete the online application process for this job posting at  Interviews are awarded based on our review of your ability to meet the qualifications in the paragraphs describing the “successful” candidate and “ideal” candidate. Mead & Hunt will not sponsor a visa (H-1B, etc.) for this position.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected veteran status, disability, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

    Starting Salary Range: $47,000-$55,000 – Actual compensation may vary due to other factors such as: experience, skill set or location.

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Website Mead & Hunt

Nationwide Firm with Roots in Renewable Energy: Mead & Hunt is a national, full-service architectural, engineering, planning, and construction firm that has been serving our clients for well over a century. The firm was established by hydroelectric and hydraulic engineer Daniel Mead in 1900. Since its founding, Mead & Hunt has grown significantly in size and diversity. The growth of the company has mirrored the changing markets of the country—as infrastructure needs expanded, so did we. Today, the firm provides services nationwide and employs approximately 1,200 people.

Mead & Hunt, Inc., is looking for a talented, collaborative, and motivated individuals, including recent or upcoming 2023 graduates, to join our nationally recognized team of architectural historians and begin building a dynamic career in cultural resource consulting.   This exciting opportunity allows for professional growth through challenging and rewarding projects for a variety of state and federal agencies nationwide and a team of knowledgeable and fun colleagues to learn from and support you. Mead & Hunt has a strong and thriving people-focused culture that values diversity, inclusion, and connection.  We offer competitive pay based on experience and a variety of valuable benefits, such as a retirement plan (401(k)) with employer match, health insurance, disability insurance, opportunities for bonuses, paid vacation and sick time, paid time for community service projects, support for technical training and professional growth through conferences and networking opportunities, both internally and externally, an Employee Assistance Program that provides our team with resources and support in situations that may come up in their personal lives, and much more.

Responsibilities for this position include identifying, documenting and evaluating a variety of historic resources; conducting research and field surveys, including photography of resources; preparing reports, including historic contexts, property descriptions, inventory forms, and National Register evaluations; and working with clients and project managers on Section 106 compliance, various cultural resource projects, and mitigation. Travel and a valid driver’s license are required for this position. This position will be based in a Mead & Hunt office (Minneapolis, MN; Madison, WI) to facilitate team collaboration and mentoring but there is opportunity for some amount of remote work.