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Architectural Historian

Company: Logan Simpson
Location: Tempe
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Logan Simpson is an award-winning, multidisciplinary consulting firm that specializes in environmental consulting, cultural resource management, community planning, and landscape architecture design services. Our goal remains simple: to help guide responsible change. From the beginning, our founders were focused on protecting natural resources and advancing the wellbeing of our communities.

We are seeking a candidate who will contribute to our diverse, collaborative, and innovative team; maximize the opportunity to learn new techniques and skills; and bring new tools and ideas to the table.

Logan Simpson has an immediate opening for a regular full-time Architectural Historian to work a hybrid schedule based out of our downtown Tempe, Arizona office.

Responsibilities Include:

Conducting and assisting with historic preservation and other cultural resources fieldwork, including documentation of historic buildings, structures, sites, objects, and districts.
Conducting historical background research.
Evaluating properties according to the National Register of Historic Places Criteria for Evaluation.
Preparing reports and other work products, such as historic contexts, architectural surveys, historic property inventory forms, Historic Property Certification Application documentation, and National Register of Historic Places nominations.

Position Requires:

Bachelor's degree in Architectural History, History, Historic Preservation, or closely related field.
Demonstrable experience in conducting archival research, building and cultural landscape / trails inventories, and surveys of the built environment.
Strong familiarity with architectural terms and styles typical to the western United States.
Be able to work cooperatively in a team-oriented setting.
Must be able to travel and work out-of-town.
Possess a valid driver's license and a clean driving record.
Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions from vaccination may be considered for medical reasons or for a sincerely held religious belief.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree in Architectural History, Historic Preservation, History, or closely related field.
Currently meet the Secretary of the Interior's Professional Qualification Standards for Architectural History; meeting both Architectural History and History qualifications standards strongly preferred.
Experience preparing Historic American Buildings Survey, Historic American Engineering Record, Historic American Landscape Survey, and National Historic Trails documentation.
Familiarity with Arizona/western U.S. history.


This is a full-time position paid on a salaried basis. The annual compensation range begins at $45,000; the salary range is upwardly flexible so as to ensure compensation commensurate with one's experience and education.

Logan Simpson offers the following benefits and perks:

A Comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental and vision plans, firm paid Life/AD&D, Long-Term Disability coverage, and a 401(k) with a firm match.
Paid time off starting at 16 days off per year, and 7 paid holidays plus 1 floating holiday.
Work on a variety of interesting projects.
Support for professional conference attendance and external trainings.
Internal professional development program.
Tuition reimbursement program.
Babies-at-Work program.
Paid Costco memberships, paid parking, and reimbursement for public transit costs.

If interested, please apply and attach a r--sum--, a cover letter, and writing samples to demonstrate your skill and experience.

Diversity, inclusion, and respect are at the core of our values. Here at Logan Simpson, we believe we have a responsibility as a firm to promote and guide responsible change. To do that, we embrace the unique perspectives and experiences of each of our talented staff members. We strive to create an inclusive workplace to connect us closer to our clients and the communities we serve.

Logan Simpson is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. No staff member or applicant is ever denied equal opportunity or discriminated against because of race (including hair style), color, religion (includes religious dress and grooming practices), sex, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, parental status, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation or belief, military or veteran status, or any other prohibited factor, including equal pay for staff members who perform equal work. Staff members are recruited, hired, and promoted based on the individual who is the most qualified for that particular position.%2794282%

Keywords: Logan Simpson, Tempe , Architectural Historian, Other , Tempe, Arizona

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