NAGPRA Compliance Professional

University of Georgia
September 25, 2023
Offerd Salary:$40,000 - $50,000
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Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number S10905P

Working Title NAGPRA Compliance Professional Department VPR-Research Compliance Admin About the University of Georgia

Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https: // www. The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department College/Unit/Department website Posting Type External Retirement Plan TRS or ORP Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Full/Part time Full Time Work Schedule Additional Schedule Information

Monday – Friday; 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Advertised Salary $40,000 - $50,000 Posting Date 08/24/2023 Open until filled Yes Closing Date Proposed Starting Date 09/25/2023 Special Instructions to Applicants Location of Vacancy Athens Area EEO Policy Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

Position Information

Classification Title Office/Clerical Lead

FLSA Non-Exempt FTE 1.00 Minimum Qualifications

Requires are least a high school diploma or equivalent. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related field required. Master's degree is preferred.
  • Three to five years of experience in an administrative role preferred.
  • Position Summary

    The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act or NAGPRA is a United States federal law enacted in 1990 with the purpose of preserving and protecting Native American cultural heritage. NAGPRA stipulates that federal agencies, museums, and institutions that receive federal funding have to inventory and identify Native American human remains, funerary objects, sacred objects, and cultural patrimony in their possession. As a recipient of federal funding, UGA will implement an effective NAGPRA program university-wide. This position manages administrative aspects of the university's new NAGPRA program. Working closely with the chair and key committee members, the NAGPRA Compliance Professional will manage the NAGPRA committee, contribute to ensuring institutional compliance with NAGPRA and the UGA NAGPRA policy, assist with logistical aspects related to NAGPRA consultation, and general NAGPRA administration tasks.

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong customer service background.
  • Interested and able to work with others in a team environment.
  • Strong organizational, project management, and troubleshooting skills; able to adapt to change.
  • Able to work independently on complex tasks.
  • Understanding of current computer technologies including Adobe suite of programs and facility with web-based technology.
  • Aptitude for understanding, analyzing, and operationalizing regulations, guidance, and standard operating procedures.
  • Physical Demands

    Sitting, standing, walking, and lifting 20 pounds.

    Is driving a responsibility of this position? No Is this a Position of Trust? Yes Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? No Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? No Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) Yes Credit and P-Card policy

    Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.



    Committee and Communication Support

  • Maintain a strong service focus by developing productive working relationships and regular communication with university leadership, key personnel, and the NAGPRA committee.
  • Coordinate all activities of the NAGPRA committee, including working with the chair to establish agendas, scheduling meetings, communicating with committee members, and taking and preparing minutes for distribution.
  • Assist with the development, periodic review, and maintenance of program SOPs and policies.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate in clear, professional, and sensitive manner; and work respectfully
  • Prepares and/or distributes written internal or external correspondence or other written materials as requested this includes, but not limited to copy editing, mailings to tribes, information packets, reports, grant applications.
  • Monitors all correspondence sent to NAGPRA office and directs to appropriate individuals
  • Create monthly update reports for tribes and for internal use
  • Other duties as directed
  • Percentage of time 50 Duties/Responsibilities

    General Administrative support

  • Assist with day-to-day NAGPRA operations, filing documents, general archival processing of records, etc
  • Submits supply orders and tracks all procurement requests through UGAmart as well as determining general office equipment and supply needs and ordering as necessary
  • Receives, maintains, and distributes supplies related to NAGPRA
  • Tracks routine financial information, invoicing, etc
  • Assists with grant applications, or grant reporting as necessary ·
  • Arranges travel and lodging for tribal consultation visits and other related events including scheduling, space, and itineraries for visits for other NAGPRA supported activities
  • Administering travel and other university business forms; assisting with travel arrangements and completion of expense reimbursement requests
  • Coordinate meetings (virtual or in-person) as requested to ensure coordinated efforts between all university units, university leadership, key personnel, and NAGPRA committee as needed
  • Performs other clerical duties as needed, such as filing, data entry, photocopying, and scanning · Other duties as directed
  • Percentage of time 35 Duties/Responsibilities

    Website and other Marketing Support

  • Works with appropriate individuals to create/update/revise NAGPRA website/page the NAGPRA website to better communicate the program and the university's mission, requiring substantive knowledge of organizational goals and objectives.
  • Working with program leadership and Research Communications, coordinate press releases and other social media to ensure cohesive messaging
  • Other duties as directed
  • Percentage of time 15

    Contact Information

    Recruitment Contact

    Contact Details

    For questions concerning this position or recruitment progression, please refer to the Recruitment Contact listed below.

    Recruitment Contact Name Amanda Thompson Recruitment Contact Email [email protected] Recruitment Contact Phone

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    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References with Contact Information
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