Managing Principal – Cultural Resources
Applied EarthWorks, Inc. (Æ) has an immediate opening for a full-time Cultural Resources Management expert to lead business development and operations from our Hemet, California office. Æ is a leading consulting firm specializing in history, archaeology, cultural resources management (CRM), and paleontology. We recognize that our staff is our greatest asset and we are committed to providing a collegial, professional, and positive work environment. We take pride in providing a great place to work and we seek a qualified individual to join our team of stellar professionals.
The successful candidate will manage and direct cultural resources projects throughout southern California working closely with Senior Managers in the Pasadena office as well as throughout the company. They will report to the President to carry out their job duties including: track the distribution of work; recruit and maintain a quality staff; assess market conditions, track regional business trends, and identify new business opportunities; make bid/no bid decisions in consultation with others; participate in corporate discussions, calls, and meetings and share the information with their staff, as appropriate; ensure the administrative needs of the office are met; work closely with corporate officers to achieve strategic goals and ensure financial viability of their office/region.
• Proven ability to manage large, complex CRM projects, including budgets, supervising personnel, and task management;
• Strong work ethic, demonstrated leadership ability, and excellent oral and written communication skills;
• Proven success in marketing, business development, and proposal writing;
• Ability to review RFPs and contracts, identify potential pitfalls, and make sound bid/no-bid decisions;
• Demonstrated ability to generate work for staff;
• Excellent technical writing skills with a record of completing technical reports in a timely fashion;
• Strong report reviewing and editing skills;
• Ability to adapt quickly to changes in project needs, agency requests, and more.
• Thorough understanding of the CEQA, NEPA, NHPA Section 106, and other laws and regulations governing cultural resource management;
• Experience negotiating agreement documents;
• Ability to handle diverse personalities and make and enforce difficult decisions.
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a variety of colleagues, clients, agency and tribal representatives, construction contractors, and other project stakeholders and to resolve conflicts when they arise.
• Expertise in tribal consultation and working with descendent communities.
• Advanced degree in anthropology, archaeology, historical archaeology, or related field required.
• Minimum of 15 years of progressively responsible employment in CRM which includes demonstrated management experience.
• Regional expertise in Æ service area desired.
• Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) certification required.
Applied EarthWorks offers a wide range of benefits and a competitive compensation package. Eligibility for benefits is earned with length of service and includes paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, and professional development time; 401(k); and health, dental, vision, and life insurance. Æ additionally offers an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) which provides employee-owners with a direct stake in Æ’s success by means of a retirement benefit. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, current vitae, salary requirements, a technical writing sample, and at least three references via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note position title in the subject line.
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Æ is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability (mental or physical), gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion or creed, sex, sexual orientation, or any other factor that is not related to the job.