The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians (ACBCI) seeks a Director of Tribal Historic Preservation for its maturing Tribal Historic Preservation Office (THPO). The Director will provide Department leadership and direction for the THPO and serve as the Tribal Historic Preservation Officer. The Department includes three divisions: General Operations and Development Review, Cultural Monitoring Program and Cultural Resource Management.
Master’s degree in Anthropology, Archaeology, Historic Preservation, or a related field.
Five (5) years progressively responsible experience in archaeology in both field and administrative capacities.
Two (2) years of experience as a supervisor or manager.
Designation as a Registered Professional Archaeologist preferred
Knowledge of environmental impact and evaluation reporting procedures; knowledge of basic planning practices and procedures in Indian Country, knowledge of government-to-government consultation procedures for Native American cultural resources; knowledge of local prehistoric, ethnographic, and historic cultures and chronologies.
Demonstrated background in sections 106 and 110 of the NHPA, as well as understanding and working with the various programmatic agreements and protocols established by land management agencies as diverse as the US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, Federal Regulatory Commission, and other state, private, and federal agencies.
Must demonstrate an understanding of the California Cultural Resource Management system and must be familiar with the people and processes involved in historic property preservation and management.
Must possess a working knowledge of federal, county, state and city preservation policies and procedures. Working knowledge of tribal historic issues is a plus.