Date Posted: Jun 24, 2022
Requisition ID: 364922
Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204
Work for Indiana
Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.
At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.
Next Level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.
About the Indiana Department of Natural Resources:
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources protects, enhances, and preserves natural, cultural, and recreational resources for Indiana residents. This extends to reclaiming former mining areas, evaluating the impact of land development on waterways and wildlife, and sustaining gaming areas. DNR is also a leader in environmental education.
About the Department of Historic Preservation and Archeology:
The Indiana Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology promotes the conservation of Indiana’s cultural resources through public education efforts, financial incentives including several grant and tax credit programs, and the administration of state and federally mandated legislation.
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.