Position – Tribal Outreach Coordinator, Virginia Department of Historic Resources

The Virginia Department of Historic Resources is currently hiring a full-time Tribal Outreach Coordinator. Compensation range is $50,811-$67,849. The Department of Historic Resources (DHR) has a great working culture, allows for telework/flex schedules and is a learning environment that allows individuals to thrive in their careers. DHR is seeking a self-motivated preservation professional to manage its outreach to Native American communities with the goal of identifying, evaluating and protecting historic resources associated with Virginia Tribes. The position offers a career opportunity for an individual to design and oversee a program to increase outreach and recordation of historic sites and artifact conservation associated with Native American communities. This new initiative will require the development and oversight of an internship program in partnership with tribes to mentor future preservation professionals by providing in-depth training in National Register, Virginia Landmarks Register, Survey and
related DHR programs. The selected individual will cultivate and maintain productive, positive relationships with Native American communities; collaborate with all agency divisions to deliver programs and services; serve as an agency liaison with the Native American community; perform community outreach by maintaining and strengthening agency partnerships; develop a collaborative approach to pursue other potential partners; professionally represent the agency at statewide, regional and national conferences; promote full range of agency programs to Native American stakeholders and provide educational opportunities; promote grant opportunities and provide guidance on the application process; design new a grant program and develop policies, procedures and schedules; promote program and encourage project proposals; work collaboratively with staff on the promotion and selection process; provide oversight of grants to ensure deliverables meet expectations. Additional duties may be assigned. The position is open until Friday, July 5th, 2022 (note: this is an extension from what is stated on the website). For more information and to apply online visit: https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/302030