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Division seeks applicants for Historic Property Research Center manager

Are you a cultural resource professional seeking an opportunity to promote historic preservation through stewardship of and improving access to historic property information? If so, the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs’ State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) has a job opportunity for you. We are looking for a detail-oriented individual who enjoys working with the public to manage our Historic Property Research Center. The position’s primary responsibilities include maintaining, managing, and overseeing access to Delaware’s statewide inventory of historic properties and its associated records, databases, and online GIS mapping portal (CHRIS).

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Qualified applicants will meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards in History, Archaeology, or Architectural History (or a closely related field), and have experience in working with cultural resource data and data management systems. Preference will be given to applicants with specific experience in creating/managing GIS data and data quality control measures. The successful candidate will receive training from staff currently performing the job duties.

This is a full time contractual position, supported by special funds for a period of one year with possibility of renewal, contingent on the availability of funds. The position will be contracted through Goodwill of Delaware Staffing Services and includes benefits.

Go to the following for a full job description and position details.

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume by March 29, 2019 to:

Gwenyth A. Davis
Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer
Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs
21 the Green
Dover, DE 19901


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