Archaeologist/SHPO Liaison – Guam
Website CEMML, Colorado State University
The position will serve as an independent liaison between the Department of the Navy (DON) and Guam State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) to assist with coordination, communication, and document preparation and review during the construction phase of the military buildup on Guam. The successful incumbent will support project review and assessment of impacts on archaeological sites and historic properties and coordinate with project proponents and managers, as well as other programs/offices. Primary duties include coordinating with DON personnel/offices to collect and respond to SHPO requests for additional information, and preparing/consolidating project data and information for SHPO review and consultation in accordance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and agency implementing regulations. Relocation expenses may be available; conditions apply.
The successful incumbent will operate as a team member within the Guam SHPO’s Office, requiring excellent interpersonal skills, collaboration, flexibility, and diplomacy. This position will be duty stationed at the SHPO office in Agana Heights, Guam. The DON manages thousands of known terrestrial (and submerged) cultural resources on Guam and within the Joint Region Marianas Area of Responsibility, including Chamorro (prehistoric), Spanish-era, and World War II-era historic properties retaining a high degree of historical integrity.