This position is located in the Cultural Resources, Partnerships and Science Directorate, Office of the Associate Director, Stewardship and Science, Park History Program. The Program formulates and provides professional support for (1) internal historic research and education; (2) inventories of study and research needs; (3) historical research program standards and procedures: and (4) development and delivery of training to related to National Park Service (NPS) history and historic preservation activities.
In support of the NPS mission, this position will manage the Maritime History Program with the Maritime Administration (MARAD), and provide expert advice to maritime resouces; such as the MARAD, National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration(NOAA), Coast Guard, and other government agencies as it relate to NPS maritime history; maritime landscapes, traditional cultural properties, ships, lighthouses, life saving stations, etc.
You will manage the Maritime History Program with the Maritime Administration (MARAD). Provide the Maritime History Program leadership and coordination. Formulate Service wide strategies, goals and objectives. You will act as an advocate for and provide expertise relating to NPS maritime history in all of its forms including maritime landscapes, traditional cultural properties, ships, lighthouses, life saving stations, underwater resources, river boats, inland lakes and canals, etc. Consult with and shares expertise with Federal and State agencies with maritime resources, such as the MARAD, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Coast Guard, Department of Defense and other agencies.