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Architectural Historian at Horne LLP in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Since 2008, when Hurricane Katrina impacted the Mississippi Gulf Coast, HORNE has become a leader in disaster recovery efforts. HORNE now provides services, with 13 locations across the US and Puerto Rico. The driving force of our accounting and business advisory firm is--and always will be--our close personal attention to those affected by natural disasters. Emphasizing innovation and forward-looking ideas, HORNE is a top 100 firm in the nation and a top 10 firm in the Southeast.


HORNE Values…

  • A forward thinking, anticipatory professional driven by a passion to pursue your full potential and dreams.

  • A work environment that promotes collaboration, consistency and community service to empower people.

  • An inclusive culture that promotes career/life integration and invests in developing people in areas of focused expertise.

HORNE Offers…

  • An unrivaled distinctive, special culture that values collaboration, innovation and positive energy which HORNE calls the Wise Firm©.

  • A team of professionals grounded in strong, personal relationships and a sense of belonging to a common purpose for adding value and making a difference.

  • A dedicated team of individuals from diverse backgrounds working together to leave our clients better than we found them.

  • “Fearless Unrivaled Flexibility” – It’s about results, not the hours you work.

Title: Architectural Historian

HORNE's Government Services focus area is searching for an SOI-qualified architectural historian to assist in implementing programs related to disaster recovery, specifically for the Section 106 component.

Location: Baton Rouge or Remote

Terms: Direct-Hire

How you impact HORNE and our clients…

  • Work in a team environment that implement strategies, processes and solutions.

  • Support the project team with National Environmental Policy Act environmental reviews for HUD Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery projects.

  • Communicate progress of tasks, problems, and resolutions to team members.

  • Research and identify project issues or problems.

HORNE is looking for…

  • Standard of Interior-qualified Architectural Historian.

  • Knowledge of architectural history in the South and Southeast, with experience in Texas preferred.

  • A minimum of 2-5 years’ experience.

  • The ideal candidate will possess an advanced degree in Architectural History, Historic Preservation or a closely related field.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Support the Historic Preservation (HP) staff on HUD Section 106 environmental reviews as it pertains to architectural history. This will entail performing desktop reviews. While occasional travel may be needed, it will be limited.

  • Perform year built verifications for structures.

  • Review executed Programmatic Agreement and apply appropriate allowances based on each individual case, where applicable.

  • Prepare consultation forms for submission to the State Historic Preservation Office.

  • Assist with documenting and assessing internal controls for state and local governmental entities.

  • Communicate progress of projects, problems, and resolutions to the senior HP staff and team.

  • Research and identify complex program issues or problems.

  • Make recommendations for and coordinate resolutions and improvements.

Required Skills:

  • Proficiency in MS Office applications, including Word and Excel.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Must pay excellent attention to detail.

  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines and workflows.

Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge of ESRI software (i.e. ArcGIS, ArcGIS Online, etc).