Cultural Resources Program Lead / Great Basin Institute
GBI 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. Current programmatic projects include active partnerships with the National Park Service (Bryce Canyon, Death Valley, Great Basin, Lassen Volcano, Joshua Tree, Sequoia-Kings Canyon, Yellowstone, Yosemite, Zion National Parks, and the Alaska Regional Office) and the US Forest Service (Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, and the Tahoe, Eldorado, Sequoia, and Stanislaus National Forests), among other units/entities. The Cultural Resources Program 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. Developing scopes of work, responses to requests for proposals, and the selection, management, and oversight of contracted archaeological consultants and staff are also key responsibilities of this position. 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 activities including survey, testing, artifact analysis, environmental documentation, tribal consultation, and report preparation. The Lead is also involved in outreach activities to highlight the Institute’s 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.
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree in Anthropology, Archeology, Historic Preservation or related field.
Certification: Register of Professional Archaeologists.
Based at GBI offices in Reno or Las Vegas, NV, or remotely as mutually agreed.
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The Great Basin Institute advances environmental research, education, and service throughout the west. The institute promotes applied research and ecological literacy through community engagement and agency partnerships to support national parks, forests, open spaces and public lands.