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    Summary

    About the Position: Performs as a member of team of specialists with focus on Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA).

    This position will be located in St. Louis, MO and will allow for situational telework only. This position is NOT eligible for full time telework.

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    Responsibilities

    • Participates in the planning and execution of all phases of NAGPRA projects, which includes drafting budgets and schedules; developing research designs; developing field review strategies for human skeletal remains and collections assessments.
    • Uses physical anthropological, bioarchaeological and forensic methods to assess age, sex, and ancestry on human remains.
    • Uses archaeological and contextual information for identifying funerary objects, sacred objects, and objects of cultural patrimony.
    • Researches Native American history and prehistory to assess cultural affiliation determinations.
    • Uses software such as FORDISC or other current forensic techniques.
    • Completes written report of results that includes inventory reports, skeletal assessments, compliance documentation and provides recommendations
    • Conducts all NAGPRA review phases in accordance with current archaeological and anthropological standards.
    • Performs rehousing needs required for proper curation of archaeological collections and human remains identified for rehabilitation or repatriations.
    • Performs archeological and museum research to determine NAGPRA applicability.
    • Assists in the development of guidelines, policies, procedures and NAGPRA plans to ensure systematic compliance with appropriate laws and regulations and to comply with curation regulations.
    • Participates in Native American consultation related to NAGPRA collections and claims for repatriation.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - You may be expected to travel up to 30% annually for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/553217300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.