Topic ID #41347 - posted 7/25/2019 2:17 PM

Cultural Resources Program Lead


The Great Basin Institute seeks a dynamic professional to engage in program development in the context of a mission-driven environmental non-profit organization. Under the direction of the Research Associate Program Director, the Cultural Resources Program Lead is responsible for coordinating all activities within the cultural resources program. The Lead is responsible for ensuring projects adhere to compliance with state and federal antiquities laws, including the National Historic Preservation Act, and the National Environmental Policy Act. A key member of the RA leadership team, the Lead is responsible for developing scopes of work, responses to requests for proposals, and the selection, management, and oversight of contracted archaeological consultants and staff. The Lead provides technical assistance and staff support to operations and is a coordinating member of project teams placed to perform a wide range of research activities including survey, testing, artifact analysis, and report preparation for cultural resources investigations. The Lead is also involved in outreach activities to highlight the Institute‚Äôs commitment to the management and conservation of cultural resources, and to engender stewardship activities through education. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for use of initiative and independent judgment. Performs additional duties as assigned.  

- Reno, NV

- $50,000-$60,000, DOE. 
- Full medical, dental, vision provided. 
- 401K fully vested at 4% match.
- Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree in Anthropology, Archeology, Historic Preservation or related field.

Five years of progressively responsible experience, with a minimum of three years as a project supervisor in cultural resource management in areas to include: archeological project design and management, archeological survey, testing, data recovery, archeological laboratory processing and artifact analysis, writing professional reports on archeological or cultural resources issues.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 
- Knowledge of Great Basin and/or Mojave Desert prehistoric and historic archeology;
- Knowledge of cultural resources protection and stewardship practices;
- Knowledge of state and federal antiquities laws;
- Knowledge of natural resources protection and stewardship practices;
- Knowledge of environmental assessment and impact statements;
- Skill in using MS Word, Excel, Outlook and databases;
- Skill in effective verbal and written communication;
- Skill in archeological/technical report writing;
- Skill in applying archeological and historic research techniques and methodologies;
- Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with co-workers and work-related contacts;
- Skill in making independent, sound, and timely decisions;
- Skill in managing multiple projects, short deadlines, and conflicting priorities;
- Skill in preparing and reviewing scopes of work and budgets for all phases of archeological investigations;
- Ability to apply cultural resource management theory and practice to state owned resources;
- Ability to manage and coordinate diverse program activities and accomplish program goals using independent judgment and initiative;
- Ability to work with individuals with different types of training and backgrounds to create solutions and bring projects to completion;
- Ability to work independently with little or no supervision;
- Ability to work as a member of a team;
- Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with safety program.

Working Conditions: 
Full-time position (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday) with occasional need to work on holidays, weekends, and afterhours;
- Work will primarily occur in an indoor, fast-paced and dynamic office environment;
- Some field site visits will be required. Incumbent should be able to: hike in difficult terrain as necessary and perform manual labor including lifing supplies and materials up to 50lbs. 
- Able to safely operate a GBI vehicle;
- Some travel will be required that may include overnight stays.

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