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Oregon State Archaeologist - Oregon State Historic Preservation Office

25 Sep 2020 10:15 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

Position Title: Oregon State Archaeologist (Natural Resource Specialist 5)
Application Deadline: 11/01/2020
Agency: Parks and Recreation Department
Salary Range: $5,454 - $8,375

The Oregon State Archaeologist is a recognized expert in cultural resource law and professional archaeological practice. Your decisions and actions will impact the state and agency’s working relationships with stakeholders and the preservation of the State’s important historic resources. Your responsibilities as the State Archaeologist will include:

  • Serve as the primary contact for tribal governments, federal and state elected officials and agencies, local governments, professionals, media, and the general public for compliance with and issues related to federal and state cultural resource management laws and practice.
  • Exercise independent decision-making authority with minimal supervision in making programmatic decisions with statewide and regional impact, including conceptualizing needed legislation, rules, and policy to advance broad agency goals and mission, evaluating the effectiveness of department policies and programs, and developing and implementing policies and office practices across work units.
  • Identify and coordinate the completion of agreement documents, projects, and other efforts among tribal governments, federal and state agencies, and other interested parties, often with oppositional interests.
  • Support and coordinate programs and projects across Heritage Division programs, including the Certified Local Government, Historic Cemetery, Main Street, National Register, and Survey and Inventory programs, among others.
  • Review development projects under applicable federal and state laws, and oversee administration of programs assigned to the Environmental Compliance unit, including the state archaeological permit and survey and inventory programs.
  • Serve as the lead worker for the Environmental Compliance work group and coordinate closely with the manager on assigning work, reviewing work products, and ensuring projects stay on track and deadlines are met.

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