Position – NAGPRA Collections Assistant, Illinois State Museum

The NAGPRA (Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act) Collections Assistant will work with the Illinois State Museum NAGPRA Team under the direction of the ISM’s Curator of Anthropology to examine archaeological materials in order to identify any materials from burial contexts; review, digitize, and organize primary archaeological documentation; verify collections match inventories and update inventories as necessary; maintain databases of materials subject to NAGPRA and make these available to Tribal consultants; and assist in rehousing materials as requested by consulting Tribes. Additional duties may include participating in NAGPRA consultation meetings and preparing information for Tribal consultants. For more information see: http://www.illinoisstatemuseum.org/content/nagpra-collections-assistant