Colorado State University
|Classification Title||Temporary Hourly|
|Is this an Hourly position?||Yes|
|Position Location||Fort Collins, CO 80523|
|Does this position qualify for hybrid or remote work?||No|
|Description of Work Unit||CEMML is a research, education and service unit within the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University (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/.
|Search Contact Email||[email protected]|
|Position Summary||The Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) seeks to hire a Temporary Hourly Historic Preservation Technician with combined training or experience in architecture/engineering and/or construction management to support an on-going project to develop treatment guidelines for historic buildings and structures.
CEMML is looking for a self-directed and creative individual (accepting applications from recent graduates, entry-level, and experienced professionals) with combined training and/or experience in historic preservation and architecture/engineering or construction management. A successful applicant will demonstrate creativity, exceptional organizational and analytical skills, and the ability to write clearly for multiple audiences with varying levels of technical expertise.
The Historic Preservation Technician will assist in the research and development of rehabilitation treatment guides for historic buildings and structures. Using readily available sources, including design specification templates; Secretary of the Interior Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties; and other standards/guidelines published by DoD, GSA, NPS, UFGS, and WBDG, the Historic Preservation Technician will develop a consolidated set of Treatments guides, updated to reflect current scholarship and A&E industry standards (e.g. tools & materials, step-by-step methodology, etc.), and present it in an accessible, user-friendly digital format (Adobe InDesign or comparable program) using graphics tools to enhance accessibility and readability; to include, but not limited to, adaptive layouts, images, tables, animations, highlights, and dynamic links.
The project shall include thorough research regarding common causes of deterioration in wood, iron/steel, stucco, brick, stone and concrete masonry elements; appropriate rehabilitation treatments for windows and doors, roofs, and foundations; and emerging repair technologies or devices. The Historic Preservation Technician will be independently responsible for developing treatment standards, under the direction of the cultural resources principal investigator and other CEMML research associates. Good communication skills are essential for written and oral reporting.
This is a Temporary Hourly position; flexible work schedule, but with weekly check-in and other relevant meetings to be held via video-conference. Compensation for sick leave or additional leave is not available. Start and end dates are flexible and work will continue for 4-6 months.
Beginning Monday, August 16, 2021, CSU 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 at: https://covid.colostate.edu/.
|Position Minimum Qualifications||• Bachelor Degree in Preservation Engineering, Architecture (Historic), Historic Preservation, Construction Management (repair and rehabilitation emphasis), Engineering (preservation or restoration emphasis), or closely related field.
• The successful candidate must demonstrate a broad knowledge of concepts, principles, and practices related to historic preservation and rehabilitation treatments, as gained through education and relevant job experience.
• Must be proficient with Adobe as well as Microsoft Office.
• Must be detail-oriented with strong organizational skills, self-motivated, resourceful, and proactive.
• Must be adaptable and comfortable working both collaboratively and independently.
• Must possess skills in graphic design and written communication sufficient to receive and convey information, communicate effectively with diverse group of people, and provide concise and thorough guidance.
|Preferred Qualifications||• Master’s Degree in Preservation Engineering, Architecture (Historic), Historic Preservation, Construction Management (repair and rehabilitation emphasis), Engineering (preservation or restoration emphasis), or closely related field.
• Highly qualified candidates will demonstrate a solid understanding of historic building systems and materials.
• Knowledge and ability to read and comprehend design and construction specifications, as well as building plans.
• Ability to prioritize, manage, and carry out duties efficiently and within established timeframes is strongly desired.
• Preferred candidates will possess experience assessing historic buildings and structures to identify sources of deterioration.
• Preferred candidates will possess technical writing skills related to Historic Structures Reports (HSRs) and Rehabilitation Treatment Plans.
• Experience performing tasks under tight deadlines and managing shifting priorities is desirable.
• Demonstrated familiarity with investigative techniques (invasive and non-destructive testing) is useful, but not required.
|Working Title||Historic Preservation Technician – Fort Collins, CO|
|Salary Range||$20-$30 per hour, commensurate with experience and qualifications.|
|Employee Benefits||Visit CSU’s Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for temporary employees in the following University benefit area: https://hr.colostate.edu/hr-community-and-supervisors/benefits/benefits-eligibility/|
|Special Instructions to Applicants||For full consideration, please apply on-line by January 20, 2023, by visiting https://jobs.colostate.edu/. A complete application consists of:
1) Cover letter addressing each qualification described in the job announcement
3) Contact information for three professional references, including one current or former supervisor
References will not be contacted without prior notification to applicant.
|Background Check Policy Statement||Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks for the finalist before a final offer. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.|
|EEO Statement||Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or pregnancy in its employment, programs, services and activities, and admissions, and, in certain circumstances, marriage to a co-worker. The University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity and equal access institution and affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.
The Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, [email protected] .
The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, [email protected] .
The Coordinator for any other forms of misconduct prohibited by the University’s Policy on Discrimination and Harassment is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, Co. 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, [email protected] .
Any person may report sex discrimination under Title IX to the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Education .
|Diversity Statement||Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.|
Essential Job Duties
|Job Duty Category||Preservation Technician Support|
|Duty/Responsibility||The Historic Preservation Technician will:
• Assist in the research and development of rehabilitation treatment guides for historic buildings and structures
• Develop a consolidated set of Treatments guides, and present it in an accessible, user-friendly digital format (Adobe InDesign or comparable program) using graphics tools to enhance accessibility and readability; to include, but not limited to, adaptive layouts, images, tables, animations, highlights, and dynamic links.
• Conduct research regarding common causes of deterioration in wood, iron/steel, stucco, brick, stone and concrete masonry elements; appropriate rehabilitation treatments for windows and doors, roofs, and foundations; and emerging repair technologies or devices; will be independently responsible for developing treatment standards, under the direction of the cultural resources principal investigator and other CEMML research associates.
|Percentage Of Time||100|
|Minimum References Required||3|
|Maximum References Required||3|
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