Director of Cultural Resources – Salt Lake City

Logan Simpson is an award-winning, multidisciplinary consulting firm that specializes in environmental consulting, cultural resource management, community planning, and landscape architecture design services. Our goal remains simple: to help guide responsible change. From the beginning, our founders were focused on protecting natural resources and advancing the wellbeing of our communities.

We are seeking a candidate who will contribute to our diverse, collaborative, and innovative team; maximize the opportunity to learn new techniques and skills; and bring new tools and ideas to the table.

Logan Simpson has an immediate opening for a regular full-time Director of Cultural Resources to work out of our Salt Lake City, Utah office.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage a team of archaeologists, historians, and architectural historians in multiple states.
  • Direct cultural resources operations in Utah, Nevada, Colorado, Idaho, and Oregon.
  • Achieve efficient, profitable, timely, and technically excellent performance from the cultural team through effective leadership, mentoring, training, and supervision.
  • Demonstrate success in a management position while having frequent client and agency contact in a decision-making role.

Position Requires:

  • Master’s degree in Anthropology or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • 12+ years of Southwestern or Great Basin archaeology consulting or agency experience.
  • 4+ years of management or supervisory experience in cultural resources management.
  • Registered Professional Archaeologist (or qualify for the Register) and meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards for Archaeology.
  • Expert knowledge about Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and 36 CFR 800.
  • Excellent technical writing, verbal communication, and public speaking skills.
  • Residence in Salt Lake City or willingness to relocate.
  • Ability to capably manage a diverse group of cultural resources professionals across multiple states.
  • Be able to work cooperatively in a team-oriented setting.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions from vaccination may be considered for medical reasons or for a sincerely held religious belief.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Qualifications for Principal Investigator permitted by the Utah Public Lands Policy Coordination Office.
  • Qualifications for Principal Investigator permitted by the Bureau of Land Management in Utah, Nevada, and/or Colorado.


This is a full-time position paid on a salaried basis between $76,960 to $83,200 annually, depending on experience and education.

Logan Simpson offers the following benefits and perks:

  • A Comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental and vision plans, firm paid Life/AD&D, Long-Term Disability coverage, and a 401(k) with a firm match. 
  • Paid time off starting at 16 days off per year, and 7 paid holidays plus 1 floating holiday.
  • Work on a variety of interesting projects.
  • Support for professional conference attendance and external trainings.
  • Internal professional development program.
  • Tuition reimbursement program.
  • Babies-at-Work program.
  • Paid Costco memberships, paid parking, and reimbursement for public transit costs.

If interested, please apply and attach a resume and a cover letter.

Diversity, inclusion, and respect are at the core of our values. Here at Logan Simpson, we believe we have a responsibility as a firm to promote and guide responsible change. To do that, we embrace the unique perspectives and experiences of each of our talented staff members. We strive to create an inclusive workplace to connect us closer to our clients and the communities we serve.

Logan Simpson is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. No staff member or applicant is ever denied equal opportunity or discriminated against because of race (including hair style), color, religion (includes religious dress and grooming practices), sex, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, parental status, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation or belief, military or veteran status, or any other prohibited factor, including equal pay for staff members who perform equal work. Staff members are recruited, hired, and promoted based on the individual who is the most qualified for that particular position.