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Cultural Resource Senior Project Manager

Employer
Environmental Consulting & Technology, Inc
Location
Detroit, Michigan
Closing date
Jul 10, 2022

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Position Type
Dean / Department Head
Discipline
Cultural Anthropology
Hours
Full Time
Specialty
Environmental Anthropology
Organization Type
Business
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Job Description
An interesting and challenging opportunity awaits you with Environmental Consulting & Technology (ECT), Inc. We are proud to be an industry leader in environmental solutions throughout the United States while offering a culture that encourages work-life balance and opportunities to learn and grow your career. Our work involves a multitude of unique projects, both small and large to offer variety, yet our company is small enough for your voice to be heard. We are looking for new members to join our professional team of scientists, planners, and project managers and help us build our service lines.

Job Summary:

This position requires candidates with strong project management capabilities, technical expertise, and a sound understanding of client service and business development as part of delivering exceptional consulting expertise. Candidates with experience in the Midwest are preferred. Experience in other regions including the Central Atlantic and Northeast will be considered as well.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Assist in the continued growth of a high-performance CR consulting team.
  • Collaborate with other cultural resources professionals at ECT to direct and promote a successful regional and national cultural resource practice.
  • Assist in the implementation and continued development of technical and methodological standards for the cultural resource practice and ensure QA/QC standards meet or exceed professional standards.
  • Identify and secure internal and external resources that can assist in the provision of CR consulting services in a cost-effective, sustainable, and profitable business model
  • Develop and maintain productive business relationships with agency, client, and industry contacts.
  • Prepare documents to support Section 106 consultation for a variety of federal agencies
  • Manage projects effectively to assist the organization in achieving a higher level of performance.
  • Represent ECT at archaeological conferences and networking events as a speaker.


Experience and Qualifications for Success:
  • Master's degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a related field and 5 to 7 or more years of progressively responsible experience in business development, managing projects, fieldwork, and consulting, including developing and implementing budgets, schedules, and scopes of work from pre-field tasks to final report preparation.
  • Emphasis in archaeology, with experience conducting and leading archaeological projects.
  • A minimum one year of full-time professional experience or equivalent specialized training in archaeological research, administration, or management
  • A minimum of four months of supervised field and analytic experience in general North American archaeology and demonstrated ability to carry research to completion.
  • Demonstrated expertise in cultural resource project management, staff supervision, management of client relations, scope and budget preparation, and other related consulting tasks.
  • Possess skills and knowledge in one or more specialty scientific areas (e.g., lithic, ceramic, or faunal analysis; osteology; historical archaeology).
  • Demonstrated experience in supervising, mentoring, and providing leadership for other cultural resource professionals and the development of a high-performance consulting team.
  • Strong business development skills as a "seller/doer" to develop productive business relationships with agency, client, and industry contacts.
  • Strong technical writing and oral communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, positive, energetic, and the ability to work with and supervise teams.


Preferred Experience and Qualifications:
  • Must meet the Secretary of the Interior's Professional Qualification Standards for Archaeology.
  • Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) certified preferred
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local historic preservation and cultural resource regulations and demonstrated area of analytical expertise and/or archaeological research interest.
  • Experience preparing NEPA documents to support Section 106 consultation for a variety of federal agencies.
  • Involvement with regional and national professional historic or archaeological societies.
  • Basic knowledge of soils and sediments.
  • Technical report first author examples.
  • Report and documents editing and review experience.
  • Basic GIS knowledge and experience.
  • Possess a valid driver's license and the ability to pass a motor vehicle record screening.


Currently, ECT does not require vaccination from COVID-19 as a condition of employment; however, this position is subject to change with the nature of the pandemic and related legal and client-oriented requirements. Please discuss any concerns you may have on this topic with the recruiter or hiring managers as necessary during your interview process.

ECT is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.
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