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Historic Preservation Specialist - FEMA

Historic Preservation Specialist

Hunter Research, Inc.

Hunter Research, Inc. is accepting applications for the position of Historian.

Candidates should have a Masters Degree in American History, Architectural History or a related field and up to five years of related experience. Hunter Research is a cultural resources management firm based in downtown Trenton, New Jersey.

This position requires exceptional research and writing skills. Responsibilities include research in support of archaeological and historic architectural investigations, the organization and maintenance of in-house research materials, and technical report writing. Familiarity with government agencies, libraries and archives in the Mid-Atlantic and New England states is a plus. Proficiency with deed searches, historic maps and cartographic sources considered essential. Experience with historic architectural survey is desirable but not required.

The Historian position is based at the company offices in Trenton with regular weekday work hours. Some local travel will be required for research and field work. Weekend and overnight stays to distant project sites may be required from time to time but are not typical. Flexibility is a plus. Applicants should possess a driver’s license and their own car. Computer proficiency in MS Office is required. Knowledge of ArcGIS, Citation and DeedMapper software is advantageous, as is experience using on-line historic databases and research tools. Applicant should have a basic knowledge of federal and state guidelines and regulations as they apply to cultural resources management.

This is a full-time entry-level position, benefits package available. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Minority and women applicants encouraged to apply. Hunter Research is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Send cover letter, resume and writing sample (no more than 10 pages total) to: Attn: Patrick Harshbarger Principal Historian/Architectural Historian Hunter Research, Inc. 120 West State Street Trenton, NJ 08608 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (electronic submissions accepted)

Deadline for Applications is May 10, 2015

The Lawyers' Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation

Administrator-Development Assistant Job Description:

The Lawyers’ Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation seeks an Administrator-Development Assistant, starting on June 1, 2015. At present, the position is part-time, approximately 15 hours per week, with a goal that the Administrator will assist in seeking funding to grow the position to be a full-time position. Candidates for the Administrator-Development Assistant position should have the following experience and abilities:

  • Researching fundraising opportunities, supporting fundraising initiatives, and administering fundraising activities
  • Non-profit/NGO administration experience, including budget planning
  • Membership development and management
  • Event/conference planning and administration
  • Website management
  • Strong writing and oral communication skills
  • Familiarity with word processing, spreadsheet, accounting, graphic design, and web design software
  • Marketing
  • Interest in cultural heritage preservation, law and policies

Duties of the Administrator–Development Assistant

Under the direction of the Officers and Board of Directors (“Board”), the Administrator-Development Assistant is responsible for furthering LCCHP’s mission and financial objectives. The key roles of the Administrator-Development Assistant are focused on fundraising opportunities, initiatives, and activities, and on administering the operational functions of the organization.


The Administrator-Development Assistant is expected to provide the following services:

a. Budget and Finance:

1. Research fundraising opportunities, support fundraising initiatives, and administer fundraising activities.

2. Reconcile income and expenditures; create the annual budget.

3. Monitor compliance with applicable not-for-profit law and prepare filings as needed.

4. Keep the Board fully informed on the financial condition of the organization and all important factors influencing it.


b. Program Development and Administration:

1. Coordinate LCCHP activities.

2. Work flexible hours, to accommodate needs of LCCHP, averaging 15 hours per week.

3. Maintain and update web site with upcoming events, special announcements, advocacy efforts, resources, etc.

4. Track memberships and renewals; send reminder messages to and follow up with those who do not renew.

5. Maintain and update the LCCHP social media websites.

6. Refer inquiries concerning LCCHP and the field of cultural heritage law to LCCHP Board members, where appropriate.

7. Plan logistical aspects of the annual conference and additional regional conferences and events as they arise.

8. Participate, either in person or by phone, in all board meetings scheduled by the President and the LCCHP Board.

9. Oversee interns.


c. Committee Responsibilities:

1. Schedule Board and Committee Meetings.

2. Take minutes and ensure all participants receive the agenda, minutes and financials at least 10 days before the next meeting.


The salary will be $15,000, with potential expansion of position upon LCCHP developing a more robust financial condition. This position is a contractor position with a one year contract. There will be a probationary period of 90 days with a subsequent review at six months. Interested persons should send cover letter, curriculum vitae and references by e-mail by May 15, 2015 to Elizabeth Varner, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and Diane Edelman, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Architectural Historian - (138944)
Location: Englewood CO, Vienna VA, or Dallas TX


HDR is an architectural, engineering and consulting firm that excels at complex projects and solving challenges for clients.

More than 9,200 professionals, including architects, engineers, consultants, scientists, planners and construction managers, in over 200 locations worldwide, pool their solutions beyond the scope of traditional A/E/C firms.

The primary duties of the Architectural Historian are to perform complex assignments involving historical research, building surveys, writing reports and forms and other duties as needed.


All candidates must send resume and two writing samples to Ann Keen at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for consideration.



  • M.A. in History or Architectural History or Historic Preservation or related degree
  • 0-2+ years architectural survey experience
  • Knowledge of Section 106 compliance
  • Experience evaluating properties for National Register of Historic Places eligibility
  • Excellent historical research skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must
Department of Art History
Voorhees Hall
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
  Phone 848.932.7041
Fax 732.932.1261