Cultural Resources Program Director

SWCA Environmental Consultants   •  

Broomfield, CO

5 - 7 years

Posted 241 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Requisition Number 2018-10270

About the opportunity

SWCA Environmental Consultants is seeking applicants who are interested in leading the business development, team building, and operational management of a team of managers, scientists, and technical specialists. The selected candidatewill report to the Denver Principal and be responsible for expanding our current market services, leading the team, and working with the Principal to meet financial goals.  The position is a regular, full-time, salaried position with salarybased on individual qualifications and experience.


The Denver office is a part of SWCA’s Rocky Mountain-Pacific Northwest Region, one the company’s most robust regions. The successful candidate willcoordinate with peers throughout the other six regional offices. This position offers a great opportunity for team leadership as well as business and professional development in this expanding market.


Please submit cover letter along with resume. 

What you will accomplish

  • Provide overall leadership for and management of SWCA’s Cultural Resources Program in Denver and the surrounding region. Be an integral member of the Denver office Leadership and Management Team.
  • Lead business and client development. Expand the Denver offices’ client base and revenue in the areas of cultural resources and other broad-based historical and architectural sciences.
  • Mentor and develop staff within the Cultural Resources Program. Ensure professional and technical excellence through management of projectstaffing and QA/QC assignments. Promote a culture of leadership, teamwork, engagement, high-quality service, and customer satisfaction.
  • Mentor/develop employees by establishing goals and development/career plans through continuous and collaborative performance management.
  • Coordinate with project managers and allocate company resources, including personnel, vehicles, supplies, and equipment.
  • Assist with employee compensation planning and the annual business plan process.
  • Maintain a collaborative work environment between SWCA offices, staff, subcontractors, and clients.
  • Enhance SWCA’s professional reputation, and demonstrate creativity and innovation while representing SWCA in a professional manner.

Experience and qualifications for success

Qualified candidates will demonstrate an appropriate combination of the following additional competencies and skills:

  • minimum of a Bachelor’ degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a related field required; Master’s degree preferred.

  • Minimum of seven (5) years of experience in natural or cultural resourceproject management, planning, science, or a related field.

  • Working knowledge of environmental consulting and markets in the Rocky Mountain Plains region.

  • Demonstrated experience in developing new business and leading major proposal efforts.

  • Proven success of leading a team of environmental professionals.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations pertainingto cultural resources, such as National Environmental Policy Act, the Clean Water Act, and the National Historic Preservation Act.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.


SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.