Cultural Resource Management:
Conduct and guide historic research involving cultural affiliation overviews, the Archaeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA), the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA)-related inventories, and evaluations.
Prepare agreement documents pertaining to native stakeholder issues such as NAGPRA-related Comprehensive Agreements and Plans of Action, Programmatic Agreements regarding access to sacred sites, etc.
Conduct and guide field surveys identifying and documenting Traditional Cultural Properties (TCPs) pertaining to indigenous peoples.
Conduct workshops on cultural competence issues for U.S. military personnel and Native American consultation, and participate in heritage interpretation and partnership development projects.
Conduct long-term consultation with Native American, Alaska Native, and/or Native Hawaiian stakeholders on a wide variety of heritage resource and environmental justice issues in accordance with DoD and service-specific regulations and guidelines.
MA degree in applied anthropology, cultural anthropology, Ethnic Studies, or closely related field, with specialization in Native American issues, and at least two years of relevant experience; or J.D. degree in Law with specialization in Federal Indian law and policy.
The successful candidate must have demonstrated experience in area of Native American, Alaska Native, and/or Native Hawaiian research and consultation.
Additionally, demonstrated experience with tribal consultation protocols, thorough knowledge of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), and experience with the repatriation of Native American human remains is required.
The successful candidate may be required to travel frequently.
The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States by proposed start date. CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.
Desirable qualifications include demonstrated knowledge of federal environmental and historic preservation law and their implications for native peoples, including but not limited to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), the Archaeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA), the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), The American Indian Religious Freedom Act, and Executive Order 13007.
Experience with established approaches and procedures for conducting long-term consultation with Native American and/or Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian stakeholders with respect to heritage resource management (HRM) and environmental justice (EJ) issues is beneficial.
Excellent written and oral communication skills are a plus.
Colorado State University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle history.
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Annual salary range $46,000 to $50,000. Continuation of the position is dependent on the receipt of funding from the sponsor.
Colorado State University offers a generous benefits package including 24 days of paid vacation leave, tuition credits, excellent health insurance (including vision and dental), and retirement plans with 9% matching. For more information on Administrative Professional benefits, visit