The Director manages the State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD) and associated GIS web mapping application. You will also organize the annual statewide historic preservation conference. This position is partially funded by the Federal Historic Preservation Fund grant.
A Day in the Life: The essential functions of this role are as follows:
Update SHAARD datasets and GIS mapping for aboveground structures, national register listings, cemeteries and archaeological sites and reports.
Fix errors in SHAARD and GIS mapping
Manage SHAARD account access and provide data for external users
Maintain the Qualified Professional roster for historians, architectural historians, architects, and archaeologists.
Coordinate the annual preservation conference in collaboration with Indiana Landmarks and Indiana University
Update Division website
Manage social media posts and content
Coordinate Division outreach activities including Division newsletters
Manage special projects
Serve as the Division internship coordinator
The job profile is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time. What You'll Need for Success:
You must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment:
A college degree from an accredited university or college in historic preservation, architectural history, art history, public history, anthropology, archaeology, or a closely related field
Knowledge and experience with research, public outreach, and preservation
Knowledge of database and GIS systems
Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations dealing with historic preservation, including Indiana Code 14-21-1, the National Historic Preservation Act (54 U.S.C. § 306108) and 36 C.F.R. Part 800.
Proficiency in written and oral communication skills
Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of stakeholders
Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This role may serve as a team lead for an assigned work group.
Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:
The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:
Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans
Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards)
Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution
Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities
Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
150 hours of paid new parent leave
Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave
Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off
12 paid holidays, 14 on election years
Education Reimbursement Program
Group life insurance
Referral Bonus program
Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
Free Parking for most positions
Free LinkedIn Learning access
This position traditionally starts at $37,778 - $41,555 per year and may be commensurate with education and/or experience.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.