Classified/Non-Examined 
Class Code Pay Plan Class Title Eff.Date
5873  AR - 26 NATIONAL REGISTER SPECIALIST (ARCHITECTURAL HISTORIAN)  Nov 11, 2016
PURPOSE OF CLASS:
In the Department of Economic and Community Development and the Department of Transportation, this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks participating in the implementation of the State's historic preservation program in accordance with the National Register Program of the National Park Service.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Works under the general supervision of the Director of Culture (Deputy State Historical Preservation Officer) or an employee of a higher grade.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
May supervise professional and clerical staff as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Prepares or reviews, edits, and processes National and State Registers of Historic Places nominations; conducts or supervises documentary research and on site evaluation of historic sites, buildings, structures and districts; assists in preparation of the State Plan for Historic Preservation; coordinates activities of and provides technical assistance to local organizations and municipalities; supervises National Park Service grant-in aid program as it relates to survey and restoration of State historical and architectural resources and planning for preservation; assists in planning and review of projects falling under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and the Connecticut Environmental Policy Act; maintains and updates the Statewide Historic Resources Inventory; conducts on site inspections and makes assessments; speaks before groups concerning preservation of historic places; writes reports and informational literature; provides technical expert testimony at public hearings; conducts training workshops; performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
Considerable knowledge of relevant State and Federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge in architectural history and historic preservation; knowledge of American history with particular emphasis on history and architectural history of Connecticut; knowledge of restoration techniques and practices; considerable oral and written communication skills; interpersonal skills; ability to read and interpret written materials.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
General Experience:
A Master's degree in architectural history, art history, historic preservation, or closely related field and coursework on a graduate level in American architectural history.
Substitutions Allowed:
A bachelor's degree in architectural history, art history, historic preservation, or closely related field plus one of the following may be substituted for the General Experience.
1.
At least two years of full-time experience in research, writing, or teaching in American architectural history or restoration architecture with an academic institution, historical organization or agency, museum, or other professional institution; OR
2.
Substantial contribution through research and publication to the body of scholarly knowledge in the field of American architectural history.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
NOTE:
Non-Examined refers to Section 5-219 of the Connecticut General Statues which permits appointment of candidates to competitive positions without formal examination when a professional license, professional degree, accreditation of certificate is a mandatory requirement for appointment to a class.

The National Park Service is the bureau of the Department of Interior to which the Secretary of Interior has responsibility for administering the National Register Program and defines the professional qualification standards in accordance with the Code of Federal Regulations, 36 CFR Part 61 and Section 106 of the National Historical Preservation Act.

This replaces the existing specification of the same class in Salary Group AR 26 approved effective January 13, 2012. (Revised to change Service Status to Non-Examined)

5873A 11/18/16 cm
CC Final#  Occup. Group Bargaining Unit EEO
5873  2355  (19)-Library and Curatorial Services
(16)-ADMIN & RESID (P-5)
(2)-Professional