CalNAGPRA Repatriation Coordinator

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AutoReqId: 514890
Classification: Administrator I -Range A
Department: Provost Office, Vice President of Academic Affairs
Sub-Division: Provost Office, Vice President of Academic Affairs
Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications (Anticipated hiring range is $5,417 – $7,500 per month)
Appointment Type: Temporary
Time Base: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM; This is a temporary position to end on or before June 30, 2023 with a possibility of renewal on an annual basis if funds and/or program needs exist.

About CSUF:
Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to California’s revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.

Job Summary:
It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University’s mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.

About the Position:
The Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs plans and manages all academic and instructional resources that support the teaching, scholarship and research mission of Cal State Fullerton. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the CalNAGPRA Repatriation Coordinator. The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude, an active, energetic mind, and a leadership style that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.

California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) is seeking a CalNAGPRA Repatriation Coordinator to coordinate the University’s compliance with federal and state NAGPRA legislation, including the recently implemented California Assembly Bill 275. Compliance with AB 275 will require a multi-phase process of inventory, consultation, correspondence, visitation, and eventually repatriation of curated collections to Native American tribes.

The CalNAGPRA Repatriation Coordinator will report to the Vice Provost of Academic Affairs and work closely with leadership teams in the Office of the Provost, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, University faculty, and the Division of Anthropology. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications:
Master’s degree or Ph.D. from an accredited college or university in Anthropology, Native American Studies, History, Museum Studies, or a related social science field. 2 years of experience in program and project coordination. Demonstrated working knowledge of CalNAGPRA. Training, education, and/or experience in curatorial, collections, archival work, and cultural resource management, including knowledge of methods and processes for recording, classifying, and interpreting factual information. Knowledge of working with modern archaeological methods and southern California Native American prehistoric and historic archeological and ethnographic collections. Demonstrated successful consultation and collaboration with Native American Tribal leaders and representatives.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Preferred Qualifications:
Ability to plan, manage, and lead projects and coordinate teams and have excellent collaboration skills. Basic budget management. Knowledge of processes and systems to track and analyze data, and prepare reports. Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills for effective collaboration with a wide range of audiences. Excellent organization and time management skills. Demonstrated competence in understanding, interpreting, and communicating procedures, policies, information, ideas, and instructions. Demonstrated skills setting priorities and deadlines to ensure project goals and objectives are obtained within deadlines. Personally motivated and able to work independently. Advanced analytical, problem-solving and critical-thinking skills within a complex work environment and to adopt effective courses of action. Proficient of MS Office Suite Programs, including Teams, Excel, and/or other database management system.

Knowledge of Southern California Native American history and culture, including federally recognized tribes, non-federally recognized tribes. Experience working with culturally sensitive artifacts. Demonstrated experience and knowledge of Native American perspectives and people. Cultural sensitivities to coordinate tribal consultation.

Ability to understand problems from multiple perspectives and anticipate impact of problems and solutions to various stakeholders.

Special Working Conditions:
Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator

Additional Information:
California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

The scope of responsibilities for this position includes the making or participating in the making of decisions that may have a material financial benefit on the incumbent. Therefore, you will be required to file an initial “Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interests” within thirty (30) days from date of hire and on an annual basis; and complete the CSU sponsored ethics on-line training within thirty (30) days of appointment, and at least once during each consecutive period of two calendar years following the appointment.

The person holding this position is considered a limited mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting act and is required to comply with the requirement set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017.

Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.

Regular attendance is considered an essential job function.

Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.

Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.

California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).

In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and requires hiring employees to perform CSU-related work within the State of California.

This position will remain open until filled; but only those applications received by June 20, 2022 will be assured full consideration.

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to 




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