Archaeologist/SHPO Liaison – Guam

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Fort Collins, COLORADO
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 08 Aug 2022

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Agency
Colorado State University
Location
Fort Collins, CO
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
DOE
Last Date to Apply
08/08/2022
Website
https://apptrkr.com/3197143
Description
Archaeologist/SHPO Liaison - Guam Colorado State University Position Location Guam Research Professional Position Yes Posting Number 202201001AP Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional Classification Title Research Associate III Number of Vacancies 1 Work Hours/Week 40 Proposed Annual Salary Range $60,000-70,000 Employee Benefits Colorado State University (CSU) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU's Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas: https://hr.colostate.edu/hr-community-and-supervisors/benefits/benefits-eligibility/ & https://hr.colostate.edu/prospective-employees/our-perks/. Desired Start Date 08/08/2022 To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 07/18/2022 Description of Work Unit The Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) is a research, education and service unit within the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University (CSU). CEMML applies the latest and most appropriate science to promote the sustainable management of natural and cultural resources on Department of Defense (DoD) and other public lands. We provide technical support, conduct applied research, and offer career development and learning opportunities to support resource stewardship. We collaborate with our sponsors and within CSU to resolve complex environmental issues, leaving a legacy of science-based decisions that sustain our resources for future generations. To learn more about CEMML's contributions to land management, our mission, vision, and values, visit http://www.cemml.colostate.edu/ LOCATION: This position is located on the island of Guam, a self-governing territory of the United States located 3,300 miles west of Hawaii and 1,500 miles east of the Philippines. Guam averages 86 degrees (F) year-round with a multitude of activities, including diving and snorkeling at Tumon Bay Marine Park, sky diving, beautiful hiking trails; as well as three shopping malls and four movie theaters. Joint Region Marianas (JRM) was established in 2009 as the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force on Guam combined headquarters. The Department of the Navy manages thousands of known terrestrial (and submerged) cultural resources on Guam and within the JRM AOR, including Chamorro (prehistoric), Spanish-era, and World War II era historic properties retaining a high degree of historical integrity. Position Summary 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. Required Job Qualifications • 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. • Meet the Secretary of Interior's professional qualification standards (36 CFR, part 61). • 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. • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States by proposed start date. CEMML will not provide sponsorship for this position. • Ability to pass a federal background check in order to obtain a DoD Common Access Card (CAC). • Must have a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain a driver's license by the employment start date. Preferred Job Qualifications • 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. e. • 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. Diversity Statement • Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and inclusion. Essential Duties Job Duty Category Consultation and coordination between DON and SHPO Duty/Responsibility Serve as the principal POC and to assist with coordination, communication, and document preparation and review as per the 2011 Programmatic Agreement (PA) for Military Relocation to Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Consolidate information, track, and coordinate DON cases and associated materials under SHPO review. Ensure all DON requests for review and/or concurrence by the SHPO staff are sufficiently documented by DON per 36 CFR §800.11(e) and (f) as per the PA. Identify and understand SHPO workflows and tasks for performing reviews in compliance with Section 106 process of National Historic Preservation Act. Attend meetings and project-specific meetings between SHPO and MCBCB teams, provide related notes, and facilitate communications between teams. Attend the Programmatic Agreement Annual Workshop and provide in-meeting support as well as minutes to the project stakeholders. Percentage Of Time 20 Job Duty Category Document Preparation and Data Entry Review and Compliance Tasks Duty/Responsibility Working closely with SHPO and DON staff, obtain, prepare, and review consultation documents for the Guam SHPO in accordance with Section 106 and applicable federal and state cultural resources laws, regulations, and policies. Data entry into SHPO tracking database system. Research SHPO library documents (e.g. reports, letters, etc.) that will provide necessary consultation data and extract this data for section 106 review process. Percentage Of Time 70 Job Duty Category GIS support and data management Duty/Responsibility Working closely with SHPO, DON, and CSU CEMML staff, obtain, develop, maintain, and provide GIS data necessary for the consultation and completion of SHPO reviews of DON projects as per POC as per the DON project Statement of Work (N40192-19-R-8002). Regularly update SHPO with all DON eligible and ineligible sites and updated GIS files and project maps. Percentage Of Time 5 Job Duty Category Reporting Duty/Responsibility Provide quarterly activity reports to DON Project POC as per the DON project Statement of Work. Provide weekly reports to the SHPO and Guam State Archeologist. Provide weekly tracking updates via the MCBCB-GSHPO tracker. Provide a Final Annual Report at the end of the period of performance. Percentage Of Time 5 Application Details Special Instructions to Applicants Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered for hire. Apply no later than July 18, 2022 for full consideration at jobs.colostate.edu. Mailed or emailed applications will not be accepted. Upload each of the items below individually as a Word Document (.doc), PDF (.pdf), or Rich Text Format (.rtf). Please note that incomplete applications cannot be considered. Please remove social security numbers and birth dates from application materials. A complete application consists of: 1) Statement of Qualifications (one-page letter addressing each qualification described in the announcement) uploaded in the ‘Cover Letter' slot. 2) Resume 3) References - please include within your application contact information for 3 professional references including at least one supervisor. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires), Valid Driver's License, Special Requirements/Other - Must be able to comply with all applicable regulations to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC). Furthermore, candidates are required at a minimum to complete a NACI/SF85 and successfully pass a federal background check to remain eligible for employment. Search Contact Tom Mathies, mailto:Tom.Mathies@colostate.edu EEO Statement Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or pregnancy in its employment, programs, services and activities, and admissions, and, in certain circumstances, marriage to a co-worker. The University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity and equal access institution and 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. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services. The Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, mailto:titleix@colostate.edu. The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, mailto:oeo@colostate.edu. The Coordinator for any other forms of misconduct prohibited by the University's Policy on Discrimination and Harassment is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, Co. 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, mailto:oeo@colostate.edu. Any person may report sex discrimination under Title IX to the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Education. Background Check Policy Statement Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks for the finalist before a final offer. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so. References Requested Minimum Requested 2 Maximum Requested 2 Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). 1 * These positions will be located in Guam, please affirm your knowledge that work will be performed at that work location. • Yes Applicant Documents Required Documents 1. Resume 2. Cover Letter To apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/3197143 Copyright ©2022 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved. https://www.jobelephant.com/
Qualifications
Required Job Qualifications • 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. • Meet the Secretary of Interior's professional qualification standards (36 CFR, part 61). • 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. • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States by proposed start date. CEMML will not provide sponsorship for this position. • Ability to pass a federal background check in order to obtain a DoD Common Access Card (CAC). • Must have a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain a driver's license by the employment start date.
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