Senior Program Officer 034 (4066-205)

The Tatitlek Corporation Washington , DC 20319

Posted 1 month ago

The Program Officer will work domestically to oversee the activities of the Cultural Antiquities Task Force.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Coordinates, monitors, and provide support for all CATF funded contracts, grants, and other fund transfers to ensure compliance with USG acquisition and reporting requirements;
  2. Maintains liaison with international organizations such as INTERPOL, ICOM, and UNESCO to develop programmatic support for CATF objectives and to record and track ongoing repatriations of cultural antiquities from U.S. museums and other institutions;
  3. Works closely with other USG agencies, including DHS/ICE, DHS/CBP, FBI, NPS, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Department of Justice to carry out cultural heritage protection-related programs;
  4. Works closely with Cultural Heritage Center staff and with U.S. Embassy personnel abroad to transfer funds and provide other necessary support for CATF programs in-country;
  5. Provides support for periodic meetings of CATF membership, including development of membership lists, agendas, minutes and follow-up activities;
  6. Provides cultural heritage expertise on a variety of issues related to antiquities trafficking; and
  7. Performs other duties as assigned or in support of CATF and related functions of the Cultural Heritage Center.

Some CONUS and OCONUS travel may be required

Required Skills

The contractor should have the following skills:

  • Advanced academic degree (Masters or Ph.D.) in Archaeology, Art History, Cultural Resources Management, or related field

  • Knowledge of cultural heritage protection issues in U. S. government, law enforcement, museum, or academic settings

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Strong ability to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Experience with handling contract, grants, and inter-agency agreements

  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate inter-agency cultural heritage activities

Working Conditions:

Work is generally sedentary, requiring routine walking, standing, bending and carrying items weighing up to 40 pounds

Working Environment:

Majority of work is performed in a professional office setting with a wide variety of people with differing functions, personalities and abilities

Physical Demands:

Work is generally sedentary, requiring routine walking, standing, bending and carrying items weighing less than forty pounds. [Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions]

Reasonable Accommodation:

Tatitlek' s business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities

Preference Statement:

Tatitlek grants preference to qualified Tatitlek Shareholders first, and second to qualified shareholders of other Alaska Native corporations that grant a similar preference in all phases of employment and training, which include, but are not limited to hiring, promotion, layoff, transfer, and training

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments

A review of this position has excluded marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills or abilities.

This job description is not an employment agreement or contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.


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