Cultural Resources Technical Lead: Fort Collins, Colorado

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Fort Collins, COLORADO
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 10 Oct 2022

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Agency
Colorado State University - Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands
Location
Fort Collins, Colorado
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
$65,000-75,000. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Last Date to Apply
10/10/2022
Website
https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/112760
Description
Title: Cultural Resources Technical Lead Location: Fort Collins, CO Full job description: https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/112760 Full Consideration Application Date: 10/10/2022 Salary Range: $65,000-75,000. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Position Summary: CEMML is a research, education and service unit within the Warner College of Natural Resources at CSU. CEMML applies the latest and most appropriate science to promote the sustainable management of natural and cultural resources on Department of Defense (DOD) and other public lands. We provide technical support, conduct applied research, and offer career development and learning opportunities to support resource stewardship. We collaborate with our sponsors and within CSU to resolve complex environmental issues, leaving a legacy of science-based decisions that sustain our resources for future generations. To learn more about CEMML’s contributions to land management, our mission, vision, and values, visit http://www.cemml.colostate.edu/. A Cultural Resources Technical Lead (hereafter Technical Lead) position is available with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML). The Technical Lead will be a key member of a group of interdisciplinary specialists that collect and analyze information and resources regarding potential impacts of climate change on cultural resources to help inform adaptation planning for military installations. This position is located at Colorado State University’s (CSU) main campus in Fort Collins, Colorado. Telework arrangements may be considered but are subject to being modified or discontinued. As part of an interdisciplinary team of social and natural scientists, this position will provide cultural resources technical expertise to conduct analyses of climate change vulnerabilities of cultural resources. In addition, this position will assist with cultural resources management planning and advise on climate change adaptation strategies. These activities require collection and analysis of large amounts of supporting data and information from complex studies; preparation and review of required documents/reports; interfacing with multiple offices, specialists, and Subject-Matter-Experts. This position will be responsible for developing, reviewing and editing climate change reports and identifying relevant information for integration into Integrated Cultural Resources Management Plans (ICRMPs). As such, excellent scientific synthesis, writing, and communication skills are required. The Technical Lead will provide technical expertise for the development and review of documents, including ICRMPs, National Environmental Policy Act analyses, climate change impact assessments and mitigation strategies, GIS data/maps, and other cultural resources-related documents. This position will collaborate with Department of Defense (DoD) cultural resources managers to review the goals, objectives, and projects in ICRMPs and develop recommendations that are both scientifically sound and guided by regulations or mission drivers. Therefore, an understanding of cultural resources management on military lands is a critical component of this position. This position will hire and supervise additional staff, as needed, to complete project requirements. This position will develop timelines to achieve project milestones, assign tasks, coordinate with other planning and climate assessment activities, and ensure that work is completed as required. Additionally, this position will be responsible for the QA/QC of all draft and final deliverables and submitting deliverables to Cooperative Agreement and project points of contact (POCs). Travel to military installations across the United States to conduct site visits and meet with clientele may be required. Beginning Monday, August 16, 2021, Colorado State University has mandated vaccinations against COVID-19. Faculty and staff are required to submit their vaccine status or declare an exemption. More information about the vaccination mandate can be found on the CSU COVID-19 Information & Resources site here, https://covid.colostate.edu/pandemic-preparedness-team-broad-guidance-for-all-summer-and-fall-2021-activities/. Though this position is based in Fort Collins, Colorado, there is potential to be fully remote Employee Benefits: Colorado State University (CSU) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU’s Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas: https://hr.colostate.edu/hr-community-and-supervisors/benefits/benefits-eligibility/ & https://hr.colostate.edu/prospective-employees/our-perks/. Colorado State University conducts background checks on all final candidates. CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer.
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: • Masters Degree in a relevant field (e.g. digital humanities, anthropology, archaeology, history, public history, historic preservation, etc.); OR a Bachelors Degree in one of those fields plus a minimum of three years of professional experience. • Demonstrated experience carrying out consultation and compliance activities related to U.S. federal laws and regulations that govern environmental compliance, cultural resource management, historic preservation, and tribal consultation. • Experience analyzing data, formulating and documenting management recommendations, and summarizing technical information for clients and/or the public. • Ability to establish effective working relationships with colleagues and sponsors, including the ability to effectively lead and coordinate team activities as they relate to project tasks. • Experience preparing, reviewing, and updating cultural resources planning documents, such as cultural resource management plans. • Experience reviewing the work of others and providing constructive feedback. • Excellent writing and editing skills. • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat Pro. • Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license by the employment start date. • The successful candidate must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. by proposed start date; CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.
Contact Person
Jessica Horvath

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