Mead & Hunt

Senior Cultural Resource Specialist/Project Manager

Job Locations US | US-NC-Raleigh | US-WI-Madison | US-MN-Minneapolis | US-TX-Austin | US-OK-Tulsa | US-CA-Sacramento | US
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3 months ago(8/28/2023 12:30 PM)
Cultural Resources


Mead & Hunt, a nationally recognized professional services consulting firm, is seeking a highly motivated senior cultural resource specialist/project manager to join our established team of architectural historians. This exciting opportunity allows for professional growth through challenging and rewarding projects for a variety of state and federal agencies nationwide. Mead & Hunt has a strong and thriving people-focused culture that values diversity, inclusion, and connection.  We offer competitive pay based on experience and a variety of valuable benefits, including retirement plan (401(k)) with employer match, health insurance, disability insurance, paid vacation and sick time, paid caregiver leave, paid time for community service projects, support for participation in professional conferences and organizations, and much more. 


Responsibilities will consist of completing and leading Section 106 compliance projects, including research and survey efforts, evaluation of cultural resources, and report preparation; guiding preparation of historic contexts and thematic studies; managing projects, project teams and clients; business development activities, including proposals and professional organization involvement. Preferred locations for this position would be based in one of our existing offices in Raleigh, NC, Madison, WI, Minneapolis, MN, Austin, TX, Tulsa, OK, or Sacramento, CA.  However, we want to find the most qualified person that can contribute to our team, and we are open to other locations throughout the U.S. and the possibility of remote work depending on candidate experience and qualifications. A valid driver’s license some travel will be required no matter your location.  


The successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in historic preservation or a related field such as history, architectural history, public history; AND at least twelve years of relevant experience


  •  Master’s degree in historic preservation or related field such as history, architectural history, public history; AND at least ten years of relevant experience 

The ideal candidate will have experience with any/all of the following:

  • Research and resource identification of the recent past and/or topics related to underrepresented groups
  • Cultural resource management activities for Section 106 compliance
  • Historic bridge evaluations and rehabilitation management experience
  • Transportation projects, including Section 4(f)
  • Project management experience, including leading a team, client management and adhering to schedule and budget

If you have strong communication and organizational skills, are self-motivated, and can work well both independently and as part of a team, complete the online application process for this job posting at Interviews are awarded based on our review of your ability to meet the qualifications in the paragraphs describing the “successful” candidate and “ideal” candidate.  Mead & Hunt will not sponsor a visa (H-1B, etc.) for this position.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected veteran status, disability, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.


Starting Salary Range: $70,000-$90,000 – Actual compensation may vary due to other factors such as: experience, skill set and location.




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