FW: [ANTHRO-L] JOB ANNOUNCEMENT - PALAU HISTORIC PRESERVATION PROGRAM
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PALAU HISTORIC PRESERVATION PROGRAM JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
TITLE: Cultural Anthropologist / Folklorist / Historic Preservationist
EMPLOYER: Historic Preservation Program / Bureau of Arts and Culture /
Ministry of Community and Cultural Affairs / Government of the Republic
JOB SUMMARY: This single, interdisciplinary position is under the
supervision of the Palau Historic Preservation Officer. Primary
responsibilities will include several or all of the following
- Contributing to the new five year historic preservation plan.
- Using/maintaining cultural resource database and GIS inventories.
- Providing web page content for the Historic Preservation Program.
- Developing research and training partnerships with universities.
- Coordinating a public outreach program.
- Recording and indexing oral histories and traditional laws.
- Instructing staff in the techniques of ethnography and oral history.
- Professional level audio or audiovisual recording of Palauan musical,
oral and artistic traditions.
The position will be filled by either a cultural anthropologist, a
folklorist or a historic preservationist as generally defined by the
U.S. Secretary of the Interior's Proposed Historic Preservation
Professional Qualification Standards
<http://www.cr.nps.gov/local-law/gis/>. The applicant who is best
qualified to meet the needs of the historic preservation program will be
selected. The job title assigned to this position will be based on the
chosen applicant's paramount qualifications at the time of selection.
This is a contract position funded by a Historic Preservation Fund Grant
administered by the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park
Service (NPS). Compliance with all applicable U.S. federal laws and
regulations is required in the course of duty.
JOB STATUS: Full Time - Contract (renewable annually).
Salary: U.S. $33,000.00 to $36,000.00 annually depending on education
BENEFITS: Housing excluding water and electricity. 15 days annual leave
and 15 days sick leave per year, and holidays with full pay if worked.
Transportation and moving expenses for worker and family from origin
point; and return to origin point upon completion of the contract.
Medical and Life Insurance are optional.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: November 31, 2003 or until position is
STARTING DATE: Negotiable, but an early starting date is preferred.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: The applicant must have a graduate degree in
Anthropology, Folklore, Historic Preservation or a closely related field
PLUS a minimum of two (2) years of full-time professional experience
applying the theories, methods, and practices of their disciplines that
enables professional judgments to be made about the identification,
evaluation, registration, documentation, or treatment of prehistoric,
historic, ethnographic or traditional cultural properties; or folk
cultures or life ways associated with such properties; AND products and
activities that demonstrate the successful application of acquired
proficiencies to the practice of historic or cultural preservation. A
Bachelor's degree with honors will not count as a graduate degree.
Products and activities may include but are not limited to:
publications, papers, presentations, database or GIS systems work, web
pages, audio or audiovisual recordings, professional service on boards
and committees, research grants, fellowships, teaching assignments, etc.
Preference will be given for fieldwork in the Pacific, especially
Within their curriculum vitae applicants should be sure to document:
proficiency in the operation of computers and commercial software e.g.
word processing, spreadsheets and database or GIS programs; and
professional experience working with culturally diverse community groups
and/or elderly citizens.
APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Selection procedures used to evaluate
an applicant's qualifications will include review and evaluation of the
application and required supplemental material, and may include an oral
interview, and reference checks. Applicants will be notified when
screening has been completed. This job vacancy has been fairly and
widely advertised for soliciting qualified applicants for the position.
INFORMATION AND MATERIALS REQUIRED FOR SUBMISSION:
- Curriculum Vitae.
- Written description of why you want this position.
- Medical Clearance/Health Certificate from Origin.
- Police Clearance from Origin.
- Two passport size, portrait pictures.
SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO:
Palau Historic Preservation Program
Bureau of Arts and Culture
c/o Vicky N. Kanai, Chief
P. O. Box 100
Koror, Republic of Palau, 96940
Phone: (680) 488-2489
Fax: (680) 488-2657
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Employee will be required to work in remote areas
under difficult conditions including high heat and humidity. Personal
publications of a research or technical nature and that have been
derived from work conducted in the course of duty working for the Palau
Historic Preservation Program must acknowledge financial support from
the Republic of Palau and NPS. At least one final copy of any such
publication must be provided to both the Palau Historic Preservation
Program and NPS. NPS and the U.S. Department of the Interior shall have
a royalty free right to republish any such material.
NONDISCRIMINATION NOTICE: This program receives U.S. federal funds from
the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Regulations
of the U.S. Department of the Interior strictly prohibit unlawful
discrimination in Departmental Federally Assisted Programs on the basis
of race, color, national origin, age or handicap. Any person who
believes he or she has been discriminated against in any program,
activity or facility operated by a recipient of Federal assistance
should write to: Director, Equal Opportunity Program, U.S. Department of
the Interior, National Park Service, P.O. Box 37127, Washington, DC
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