NAGPRA Repatriation Manager

Museum of Us

San Diego, California


The NAGPRA Repatriation Manager is a full-time position supporting priority Cultural Resources Department initiatives related to the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA). The primary focus of the NAGPRA Repatriation Manager is to oversee the Museum’s legal compliance with NAGPRA including reviewing museum holdings that are eligible. Through a decolonial practice lead consultations with Native American/Alaskan Native/Native Hawaiian Nations that supports determinations of cultural affiliation (including but not limited to State recognized Nations and non-state, local and federally recognized Nations). Write Summary Notices, Notices of Inventory Completion, and Notices of Intent to Repatriate for publication in the Federal Register; and facilitates repatriations of Native American human remains and cultural materials including reburial efforts.

Application deadline is midnight Pacific Time on Sunday, August 8th, 2021.

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