Gray & Pape, a national and international cultural heritage management firm, is seeking a full-time Practice Leader – Maritime Services in our Providence, RI, office. The successful candidate will possess the skills, abilities, education, and experience to lead the Maritime Services practice group, foster innovation in marine projects, lead and mentor members of the practice group, and provide quality control in all Maritime projects and proposals. The Practice Leader – Maritime Services functions as a Principal-in-Charge, Project Manager, and/or Principal Investigator on all projects, and assures that all work products address the RFP/SOW requirements and provide professionally defensible methods. The Practice Leader – Maritime Services will be responsible for developing business, fostering productive relationships with new and existing clients, preparing/reviewing proposals, and growing internal capabilities to meet our clients’ needs. Responsibilities will also include community outreach and tribal engagement.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a minimum of M.A./M.S. in Anthropology, or related field, with an emphasis in underwater archaeology, plus 15 years CRM supervisory and project management experience in maritime archaeology; at least three years’ experience as a professional, consulting marine archaeologist in the Northeast and Middle Atlantic US is preferred. The successful candidate must be a Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA) and be able to function as a Qualified Marine Archaeologist (QMA) to Bureau of Ocean Energy Management standards regarding identification and treatment of historic properties in federal waters.