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  • Popplestone, Ann
    ... From: Anthro-L [mailto:Anthro-l@listserv.buffalo.edu] On Behalf Of Mark Rudo Sent: Thursday, November 06, 2003 5:30 PM To: ANTHRO-L@LISTSERV.BUFFALO.EDU
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      From: Anthro-L [mailto:Anthro-l@...] On Behalf Of Mark
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      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
      of Palau.

      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
      and experience.

      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.


      - 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.


      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
      E-mail: histpres@...

      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
      20013-7127, USA.

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