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Posted: 09/25/2017

Kosrae State Historic Preservation Office

Professional Anthropologist, Archaeologist or Historian
professional Opportunity
Tofol, Kosrae State

Position Summary:
Kosrae State Historic Preservation Office (KSHPO) is seeking an independent contractor to assist in a primary capacity in efforts to complete existing and future projects. These projects are to help preserve, restore and maintain historical sites and artifacts in the state of Kosrae, Micronesia.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Professional contractor must provide 2 technical reports meeting DOI Secretary’s standards and must be approved by NPS, DOI. The reports must be based on projects agreed to by and between the contractor and KSHPO with concurrence/approval from NPS, DOI
  • Must be willing and capable to apply for grants for historic/cultural preservation needs/purposes on behalf of KSHPO or communities
  • Capable of and willing to train field workers and/or KSHPO’s staffs
  • Must work with, for, and under NPS and DOI programs and regulations. There will be related duties per this relationship.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • At least 2 years of full-time professional experience or equivalent specialized training in ethnography research, administration or management.
  • At least 1 year of unsupervised field and analytic experience in general ethnography (preferably in the Pacific region).
  • Ability to carry out a research project.
  • At least one year of full-time experience at a supervisory level in the study, evaluation and publication of ethnographic resources.
  • The ability to apply for grants on behalf of KSHPO.
  • Experience in the Pacific region preferred.
  • Organized and experience with NPS and HPF

Education and Experience:

  • Degree in Archaeology, Anthropology or Historic Preservation
  • Master’s or Doctorate required (MA, MS or PhD)
  • Applicant must be able to provide evidence of prior professional work (books, articles, etc.), if and when required by KSHPO, NPS or DOI.
  • 1 to 2 years experience in Micronesia and at least 1 year experience in Kosrae
  • MaxQDA and ArcGIS program experience

Salary and Accommodations:

  • $45,000 - $50,000 per year (based on qualifications)
  • Housing provided by Kosrae State Government
  • Recruitment and repatriation costs (including air fare, layover costs, etc.)


  • Initial contract will be for at least 6 months and is eligible for extension, depending on the need and willingness of contractor and KSHPO.
  • Hired employee cannot participate in any other personal, academic, or professional activity during working hours or devote time to or engage in such activities, which may compromise his/her, official duties with KSHPO.

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How to apply
To apply for the position or obtain additional information, send a cover letter along a resume or Curriculum vitae to: ksahpo@mail.fm and andrewstandon@gmail.com. No telephone calls please. Micronesian and American citizens are given preference or priority. Deadline to respond to this job announcement is on or before November 20, 2017 (Kosrae Time).

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