POSTED BY: Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands
Archaeologist/SHPO Liaison – Guam
Position will serve as an independent liaison between Department of the Navy (DON) and Guam State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) to assist with coordination, communication, and document preparation and review during the construction phase of military buildup on Guam. The successful incumbent will support project review and assessment of impacts on archaeological sites and historic properties, and coordinate with project proponents and managers, as well as other programs/offices. Primary duties include coordinating with DON personnel/offices to collect and respond to SHPO requests for additional information, and preparing/consolidating project data and information for SHPO review and consultation in accordance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and agency implementing regulations. Relocation expenses may be available; conditions apply.
The successful incumbent will operate as a team member within the Guam SHPO’s Office located in Agana Heights, Guam, which requires excellent interpersonal skills, collaboration, flexibility, organization, and attention to detail. A high degree of diplomacy, initiative, and resourcefulness; team-building capabilities; and excellent oral and written communication skills are key to success in this position. The DON manages thousands of known terrestrial (and submerged) cultural resources on Guam and within the Joint Region Marianas Area of Responsibility, including Chamorro (prehistoric), Spanish-era, and World War II era historic properties retaining a high degree of historical integrity.
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· MA/MS degree in anthropology/archaeology, historic preservation, public history, cultural resources management, or closely related field.
· Minimum of two (2) years of post-graduate archeological work experience that demonstrates a thorough knowledge of the fundamental principles and theories of professional archeology. Experience should include a combination of professional knowledge and experience working with applicable federal (most specifically Section 106 and 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act), and state regulations.
· Experience that demonstrates knowledge and application of the principles and theories of cultural resources management. Experience should include a combination of professional knowledge and experience working with applicable federal (especially Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act) and state regulations.
· Demonstrate experience collating, tracking, reviewing, and commenting on data and reports prepared by others to ensure that all documentation and deliverables are complete and comply with professional/contractual standards.
- Have a thorough understanding of most standard computer programs..
- Highly qualified candidates will possess post-graduate archeological work experience that demonstrates a thorough knowledge of the fundamental principles and theories of professional archeology.
- Demonstrated familiarity with cultural resource issues on U.S. military installations and knowledge of Department of Defense processes related to historic preservation and cultural resources management is desirable.
- Working knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS/ArcGIS Pro software is a plus.
- Experience with all aspects of archaeological research, including research design, mitigation plans, analysis, and report and site form preparation is desirable.
- Working experience organizing and managing workflows associated with review processes (particularly historic preservation reviews) is highly desirable.
- Highly qualified candidates will have previous field experience in the Pacific region, particularly the Mariana Islands.
- Familiarity with Guam’s Comprehensive Historic Preservation Plan and pertinent regulations, guidelines, and executive orders is beneficial.
- Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work to a deadline is also beneficial.
- Ability to act with diplomacy and discretion at all organizational levels with excellent judgment, interpersonal, and communication skills is highly desirable.
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Annual salary range: $60,000 – $70,000.
How to apply:
Interested applicants apply online at https://jobs.colostate.edu/hr/postings/107215 no later than July 18, 2022 for full consideration; position closes on August 8, 2022.
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy. CEMML/Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce, and complies with all federal and Colorado state laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action.