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    University of California-Riverside 27d ago
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Verified Pay $27.09 - $43.58 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Riverside, California

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NAGPRA Program Specialist

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 29652424 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $58,548 - $94,190

Position Information

The NAGPRA (Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act) Program Specialist reports to the NAGPRA Repatriation Coordinator who is the University employee assigned responsibility for facilitating the daily implementation of NAGPRA and CalNAGPRA, especially as amended by AB 275, and curatorial projects in compliance with the related regulations as supported by the UCR Chancellor's Designee. The NAGPRA Program Specialist will assist the NAGPRA Repatriation Coordinator in the identification and documentation of human remains, returning objects, investigating, maintenance of database, communication and administrative duties to ensure compliance.

This position is designated as a Mandated Reporter and will be required to complete trainings and comply with CANRA. Must pass FBI/Department of Justice background check.

The full salary range for the NAGPRA Program Specialist is $27.09 - $43.58 per hour. We base salary offers on a variety of considerations, such as education, licensure and certifications, experience, and other business and organizational needs.

Applicants must have current work authorization when accepting a UCR staff position. Currently, we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa for staff.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment.


Education Requirements

Degree Requirement Master's degree in Anthropology, Native American Studies, History, Museum Studies or a related field. Preferred Ph.D. in a related area. Preferred Bachelor's degree in Anthropology, Native American Studies, History, Museum Studies or a related field. Required


Experience Requirement 1 year working of experience in curatorial work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Required Experience working with data software management. Preferred Experience working with archival records. Preferred Experience working with culturally sensitive artifacts. Required Experience working with archaeological methods and archaeological collections. Required Experience identifying and documenting human remains. Required Experience consulting with representatives of Native American Tribes, Native Hawaiian Organizations, and/or Alaskan Native Villages under NAGPRA Required Experience with Microsoft Suite Programs; with an emphasis in Word & Excel. Required Experience working with archaeological collections and data associated with Radiocarbon Dating Preferred

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement Shift Work (hours outside standard Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM work hours) Required Must have the ability to work a flexible work schedule. Required Must have the ability to lift/move materials weighing up to 40 lbs. Required Occasional travel for university related business meetings, conferences and/or professional development. Required Must pass FBI/Department of Justice background check. Required This position is designated as a Mandated Reporter and will be required to complete trainings and comply with CANRA. Required

Minimum Requirements

Knowledge of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) legislation and compliance.
Knowledge of Radiocarbon Dating Methods and History in Archaeology
Ability to establish goals, workload priorities, and to follow through to successful completion.
Ability to work collaboratively and communicate in a clear, professional, and sensitive manner.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of Californian Native American Tribes both contemporary and historical

Knowledge of Californian Archaeology both history and literature

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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