Two Temporary Job Openings for Southern WV Research Project

Aurora Research Associates, LLC is hiring for two temporary architectural survey positions

Approximately three weeks of field work, not necessarily continuous, will take place in southern West Virginia in the fall of 2016.  Completion of survey inventory forms will continue through 2017.

Candidates should be willing and able to travel for field work and to work from home completing forms and historic research.  Knowledge of coal-related history and resources a plus.

Job title: Architectural History Field Surveyor  Job Description: 

Temporary contract position assisting with architectural history survey in southern West Virginia.  Surveyor will work with team in the field documenting historic resources, including architectural features, materials, alterations, additions, and other data.

Must be available approximately 3 weeks of field work in West Virginia fall 2016.  Will also work at home in office completing West Virginia Historic Property Inventory forms; must have computer and internet connection for telecommuting.

Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in historic preservation, architectural history, architecture, history or related field.
  • Willingness to learn architectural history and terms. Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Flexible for travel for field work.
  • Comfortable using iPad mobile applications, Microsoft Work and photo- editing software such as Photoshop.
  • Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and database software a plus.
  • Valid driver’s license and transportation required.

Compensation: $15/hr

To apply, please send cover letter, resume and writing sample by September 30, 2016 to:  Courtney Zimmerman  Aurora Research Associates, LLC  1436 Graham Road  Silver Lake, OH 44224   or   courtney@aurora‐llc.com

 

Job title: Architectural Historian

Temporary contract position assisting with architectural history survey in southern West Virginia.  Architectural historian will work with team in the field documenting historic resources including architectural features, materials, alterations, additions, and other data.

Must be available approximately 3 weeks of field work in West Virginia fall 2016.  Will also work at home or in office 1436 Graham Rod Silver Lake, OH 44224 completing and reviewing West Virginia Historic Property Inventory forms and assisting and writing; must have computer and internet connection for telecommuting.

Qualifications:  

  • Graduate degree in architectural history, art history, historic preservation, or closely-related field, with coursework in American architectural history, or a bachelor’s degree in architectural history, art history, historic preservation or closely related field plus at least two years of full-time experience in research, writing, or teaching in American architectural history.
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Flexible for travel for field work.
  • Comfortable using iPad mobile applications, Microsfot Word, and photo-editing software such as Photoshop.
  • Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and database software a plus.
  • Valid driver’s license and transportation required.

Compensation: $30/hr

To apply, please send cover letter, resume and writing sample by September 30, 2016 to:  Courtney Zimmerman  Aurora Research Associates, LLC  1436 Graham Road  Silver Lake, OH 44224   or   courtney@aurora‐llc.com

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