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NEBRASKA STATE GOVERNMENT
invites applications for the position of:

   

Director/CEO
Nebraska State Historical Society

 



An Equal Opportunity Employer

SALARY:

See Position Description

 

OPENING DATE: 03/09/16

 

CLOSING DATE: 04/08/16 11:59 PM

 

JOB TYPE: PERM FULL TIME

 

LOCATION: Lincoln

 

AGENCY: Historical Society

 

DESCRIPTION:

The Nebraska State Historical Society (NSHS), one of the nation's most distinguished historical institutions, seeks qualified candidates for the position of Director and Chief Executive Officer. The mission of the NSHS is "to collect, preserve, and open to all the histories we share."
 

The NSHS, an agency of the State of Nebraska, provides a broad range of historical services to the people of the State. Those include archeology, the State Archives, the Nebraska History Library, historic preservation, seven historic sites, the AAM-accredited Nebraska History Museum, book and periodical publications and the Gerald R. Ford Conservation Center. Founded in 1878, the NSHS in the 21st century sparks curiosity about the past and preserves historical resources to foster learning Nebraskans can use to build their futures.
 

The Director will report to a fifteen-member board of trustees.

Candidates for this position should submit a cover letter, resume, and appropriate references by April 8 to:  Bryan & Jordan Consulting, LLC Meredith Handakas, Associate meredith@bryanandjordan.com

Position is headquartered at Nebraska State Historical Society, 1500  R  Street, Lincoln NE.  Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

 

 

EXAMPLES OF WORK:

Key Responsibilities and Qualifications: * Visionary thinking with the strategic and managements skills to make the vision a reality * An eye for talent and an ability to attract, develop, and retain a first-rate staff * Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously * Awareness of how contemporary technologies can be used to preserve and share historical resources and attract new audiences * Astute financial management skills * Superior public and private fundraising skills * The ability and confidence to work with a strong board and staff, donors, government officials and the general public * Effective communicator to serve as the public face of the Nebraska State Historical Society * Strong professional connections.

 

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:

Professional Qualifications: * Education: Advanced degree preferred in history or a field directly relevant to the responsibilities of Director and CEO and to the mission of the NSHS * Experience: Minimum of five years of successful and progressively responsible experience; relevant executive experience working with a board and leading a staff.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Personal Characteristics: * Integrity, trustworthiness and credibility * Excellent communicator with people at every level * Tactful and diplomatic * Proven success in leadership * A passion for, and understanding of, history with a talent to tell its stories.

 

 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://statejobs.nebraska.gov

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
1526 K Street, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508
402-471-2075
state.jobs@nebraska.gov

An Equal Opportunity Employer

                                                          

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NEBRASKA STATE GOVERNMENT
invites applications for the position of:

    Building Program Specialist



An Equal Opportunity Employer

SALARY:

$22.69 /Hour

 

OPENING DATE: 03/18/16

 

CLOSING DATE: 04/11/16 11:59 PM

 

JOB TYPE: PERM FULL TIME

 

LOCATION: Lincoln

 

AGENCY: Historical Society

 

DESCRIPTION:

Positions in this class provide technical expertise to builders, architects, homeowners developers and business owners for purposes of achieving compliance with state or federal program requirements; often times relating to complex criteria relating to state or federal tax incentives or special designation status. Positions in this class are the technical expert on the assigned building programs.

 

 

EXAMPLES OF WORK:

Reviews plans and specifications of proposed construction or remodeling projects for purposes of compliance to specific agency programs. Consults with builders, developers, architects, engineers, municipalities, homeowners and business owners relating to projects that may qualify for state and federal tax incentives or special designation status. Inspects buildings, construction projects in progress, or plan specifications of proposed projects for purposes of assessing compliance with specific agency programs. Confers and advises with involved parties, recommends changes for compliance. Provides technical assistance to builders, developers, architects, engineers, homeowners, business owners and state or federal agencies relating to agency specific programs. Works in a liaison capacity with Federal agencies and/or other state agencies regarding state and federal programs relating to building program components. Provides information to local government entities, trade organizations, or the public regarding the complex criteria to qualify for federal or state tax incentives programs. Prepare reports specific to building program components. Works with Federal program officials. May generate diagrams and/or renderings to aid in project reviews Positions in this class must comply with all statutes and Nebraska Administration Code relating to the State of Nebraska Engineers and Architects Regulation Act, including, but not limited to Neb. Rev. Statutes 81-3401-81-3455, with particular emphasis to 81-3420 and 81-3421.professional connections.

 

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors degree in architecture, construction management or related field is preferred AND 2-5 years experience working with technical building program elements. Other: Any combination of degree or experience that is based on Secretary of the Interior Professional Qualification Standards (36 CFR Part 61 Appendix A).

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of: the agency, its organizations, mission and goals. Specific complex program requirements, regulations, architecture drawings, construction, the building process, architecture, building codes, building programs. Ability to: present complex program information and requirements to professionals, homeowners, developers architects, engineers, business owners, government officials, and agency staff; analyze and make judgments and recommendations based on review of plans, visual inspection, and dialogue with others; interpret regulations and laws. Ability to: work on multiple projects at a time, meet expected timeframes.

 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://statejobs.nebraska.gov

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
1526 K Street, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508
402-471-2075
state.jobs@nebraska.gov

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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NEBRASKA STATE GOVERNMENT
invites applications for the position of:

    Preservation Associate



An Equal Opportunity Employer

SALARY:

$19.10 /Hour

 

OPENING DATE: 03/18/16

 

CLOSING DATE: 04/11/16 11:59 PM

 

JOB TYPE: PERM FULL TIME

 

LOCATION: Lincoln

 

AGENCY: Historical Society

 

DESCRIPTION:

Under limited supervision, conducts surveys of archeological properties, evaluates properties for conformance to National Register guidelines; writes National Register nominations; and reviews and comments on federal undertakings all in accordance with the policies and procedures of the State Historical Society and federal regulations promulgated under the National Historic Preservation Act.

 

 

EXAMPLES OF WORK:

Oversees contract staff, interns and volunteers performing professional archeological projects. Advises, consults and serves as a liaison to constituents, local governments, organizations, and archeologists on historic preservation. Reviews federal undertakings, evaluates historical or archeological significance and analyzes project impacts in accordance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and other pertinent laws and regulations. Conducts surveys of potential archeological or culturally significant resources in Nebraska. Performs research to determine sufficient justification exists for listing/eligibility on or to the National Register; prepares and submits nomination forms for application to the National Register of Historic Places. Prepares and manages contracts for professional services. Provides input into the State historic preservation plan and other agency planning processes and develops procedures as necessary. Conducts public outreach and provides education on archeology. Some travel.

 

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).

OTHER: Valid driver's license or able to provide independent authorized transportation.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of: principles and practices of historic preservation, research methods and procedures; local and regional archeology defined by federal regulations and guidelines promulgated under the National Historic Preservation Act. Skill in: conducting archeological research; writing reports, correspondence and other documentation. Ability to: learn, interpret and apply agency policies and procedures; research and document findings; plan and manage projects and work plans; communicate effectively to convey messages; prepare articles of related work.

 

 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://statejobs.nebraska.gov

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
1526 K Street, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508
402-471-2075
state.jobs@nebraska.gov

An Equal Opportunity Employer

 


 

                   

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