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Posted: 09/08/2015

Employer
Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands
Colorado State University

A Native American/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian Consultation Specialist (Research Associate III, Special) position is available with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML). This position is located at Fort Collins, Colorado. 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. 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/.


Position
Native American/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian Consultation Specialist
201500545AP
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
Fort Collins, CO
Details
$46,000 to $50,000
 

RESPONSIBILITES

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.

Consultation:

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.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 
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 
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.

BACKGROUND CHECK 
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 
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.

BENEFITS  
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 
http://www.hrs.colostate.edu/benefits/.

OPen until
09/20/2015

How to apply
APPLICATION: Prospective candidates should apply online at http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/17735. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered. Apply no later than September 20, 2015, for full consideration. 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 birthdates from application materials. A complete application consists of: 1) Statement of Qualifications (one page letter addressing each qualification described in announcement) 2) Resume 3) Transcripts (for each degree earned that is listed under qualifications) 4) Degree Conferral (copy of diploma if transcripts do not include confirmation that degree was awarded) 5) References (contact information for professional references including at least one supervisor, references will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates) Colorado State University does 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. 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. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services. See a complete listing of open CEMML positions at http://www.cemml.colostate.edu. Position #: 020519.0001
Phone: 970-491-1391
ADDRESS
CEMML Human Resources
Colorado State University, 1490 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1490

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