NOAA Cultural Resources Coordinator

This position is located in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS).

This position is is being advertised for one vacancy located in a location that is negotiable upon selection.

This position is also announced under vacancy number NOS-ONMS-2022-0023, which is open to Status Candidates. You must apply to both announcements if you want to be considered for both.

As a Cultural Resources Coordinator, you will perform the following duties:

  • Foster an environment of shared goals with indigenous and native communities and other partners to promote the cultural heritage program and indigenous engagement across all Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS) program areas, with a focus on stewardship of coastal and marine resources, knowledge sharing, cultivating partnerships, and fully implementing Executive Order 13175 and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) policies and procedures on tribal consultation.
  • Coordinate with outreach and education specialists to develop and execute engagement, public outreach, education, communications, and events that may occur at various sites. Represent ONMS at conferences, meetings, symposia and other events, and establishes professional contacts with other governmental and nongovernmental organizations, and promote Ocean Conservation and ONMS as a career path within a variety of community outreach events and formats.
  • Develop trainings, orientation programs, and internal policies and guidance for ONMS staff to create an awareness regarding cultural norms, proper engagement protocols, and the importance of sanctuaries and monuments to native and indigenous communities.
  • Collaborate with staff and ONMS programs, such as the ONMS Maritime Heritage Program and the ONMS Diversity and Inclusion Committee, to ensure ONMS cultural engagement, outreach, and similar initiatives adhere to the practices and principles of native and indigenous cultures, including cultural protocols and stewardship principles.
  • Prepare, compile, and maintain comprehensive control of all reports, documents, maps, files, papers, databases, records, audiovisual materials, artifacts, and any other information associated with the cultural heritage or resources within a region.
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