Because the Nebraska State Historical Society is a state agency, all regular paid position openings must be posted through the state of Nebraska's personnel system and all applications must be made through the Division of State Personnel, located on the mall level of the State Office Building, 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln. They can be contacted by clicking on the link below, by calling 402-471-2075, or by writing to Division of State Personnel, P.O. Box 94905, Lincoln NE 68509-4905.
Division of State Personnel handles all requests for information on available paid positions and all applications.
NEBRASKA STATE GOVERNMENT
invites applications for the position of:
OPENING DATE: 09/27/13
CLOSING DATE: 10/27/13 11:59 PM
JOB TYPE: PERM FULL TIME
LOCATION: Historical Society
AGENCY: Nebraska State Historical Society
Under limited supervision of the associate director for the division, coordinates the National Register of Historic Places and Certified Local Government programs. Hours: 8-5, Monday - Friday.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:Oversees National Register program. Writes nominations and consults on formal "determinations of eligibility" for Section 106. Reviews applications and statewide survey activities to evaluate properties potentially eligible for the National Register of Historic Places using National Register criteria and associated research. Oversees Nebraska Certified Local Government (CLG) program. Advises, consults and serves as a liaison to local government historic preservation programs. Oversees contract staff, interns and volunteers performing professional services. Answers questions from the public and other officials about division's programs. Provides expertise in American architectural history. Implements, maintains, and manages procedural systems for the programs assigned. Conducts public outreach activities, including meetings, workshops and other public forums. Researches, writes and edits articles for newsletters and other publications. Performs duties under agency's strategic and statewide planning goals. Occasional to frequent traveling with overnight stays.
QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:
REQUIREMENTS: Masters degree in history, archeology, architectural history or closely related field OR Bachelors degree in any of the above noted fields plus one of the following: a) two years experience in research, writing or teaching in a related field or b) substantial contribution through research and publication to the body of scholarly knowledge as determined applicable based on Secretary of the Interior Professional Qualifications Standards (36 CFR Part 61, Appendix A). PREFERRED: Knowledge of GIS. Valid driver's license or able to provide indpendent authorized transportation.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of programs administered by State Historic Preservation Office, including policies, principles, practices, guidelines and procedures under federal regulations governing the National Historic Preservation Act. Knowledge of architectural history. Ability to research, write-up findings and communicate orally and in writing. Skill in conducting historical research. Any combination of experience or education that will enable the incumbent to possess the required knowledge, abilities and/or skills.
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
STATE JOBS OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
301 Centennial Mall South
PO Box 94905
Lincoln, NE 68509-4905
Online Job Application at the Division of State Personnel
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