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Tribal Historic Preservation Program Coordinator  

Location Stockbridge-Munsee Community  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Salary/ Hourly Wage: $21.50 per hour  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 3/13/2023  
Close Date 3/20/2023  
_: This is a grant and donation-funded LTE temporary position for one year, 40 hours/ weekly, subject to annual renewal only if sufficient funding is received.  


The Historic Preservation Program Coordinator provides important part-time support for the Massachusetts-based Historic Preservation extension office including project tracking, data entry, agency correspondence, reporting and records management responsibilities primarily related to Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) to protect Mohican and Munsee cultural places and ancestral belongings. The position is also responsible for coordinating interpretive signage content and creation of educational resources about Mohican history as committed to in intergovernmental agreements. This is a grant and donation-funded LTE temporary position for one year, 24 hours/ weekly, subject to annual renewal only if sufficient funding is received.


  1. Manage inflow of State/Federal cultural resource project review and NAGPRA inventory submissions by ensuring completeness of initial project submissions and entering or updating project data into a tracking system.
  2. By phone or email, serve in a professional manner as a focal point for routine administrative questions from external agencies regarding project review status using the departmental database or to communicate the Tribal Historic Preservation program’s procedures and guidelines using the departmental manual.
  3. Upon completion of training, gain the ability to discern high priority or emergency status of historic preservation reviews and flag these for additional follow-up.
  4. As required, on a limited basis, attend virtual project consultation meetings in order to gather information. Compose summary notes and enter into the project database.
  5. Serve as project coordinator for FEMA/Vermont Agency of Transportation intergovernmental agreement to guide development of educational signage, content for virtual history tour, and virtual history presentations.
  6. Serve as project coordinator for a special Tribal mitigation effort, Fountain Flats in Coxsackie NY, guiding content development for a public kiosk about Mohican history.
  7. Utilizing the project database, export project information as needed, such as for grant and departmental reporting and to demonstrate statistical impact.
  8. Maintain grant reporting schedule for grant-funded projects administered by the Tribal Historic Preservation office.
  9. Prepare materials for and participate fully in staff and committee meetings as requested.
  10. Utilizing Past Perfect, assist in ensuring that Historic Preservation program research, historical document records, and archaeological collections are entered and established.
  11. Implement a records management system to dictate the retention of records actively used by the Historic Preservation program and transfer of inactive records to the Arvid E. Miller Memorial Library/Museum’s archives.
  12. Where appropriate, assist with collections intake and registration as needed including labeling artifact boxes and entering associated identification numbers into Past Perfect database.
  13. Coordinate interviews and scheduling needs for student internships program hosted by the office.
  14. Support departmental efforts to develop and promote the Mohican Miles exhibit and community residency program.
  15. The above duties and responsibilities are not an all-inclusive list but rather a general representation of the duties and responsibilities associated with this position. The duties and responsibilities will be subject to change based on organizational needs and/or deemed necessary by the supervisor.


Position Requirements


All employees of Stockbridge Munsee Community must meet the following qualification:

1. Must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug and health screening.

2. Must be at least 18 years of age, unless otherwise stated on job description

3. Must maintain an acceptable departmental attendance record

4. Must be able to work weekends, nights and holidays

5. Must be able to obtain and maintain an elder/youth license.

6. Must be COVID 19 fully vaccinated and remain up to date with required doses.


  1. College degree required in a related field.
  2. Must have a working knowledge of MS Office suite, calendar, and database management.
  3. Demonstration of project management experience.
  4. Prior demonstrated experience with customer service, including professional phone and email communication skills.
  5. Familiarity with Past Perfect software and/or other collections management systems preferred.
  6. Experience in records and/or office management preferred.
  7. Possess a high level of sensitivity to the needs of the tribal community.
  8. Must be able to take on additional responsibilities in a spirit of cooperation and teamwork.
  9. Must adhere to Employer’s Employee Dishonesty Policy.
  10. Must adhere to the Tribe’s Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace Policy during the course of employment.
  11. Must have reliable transportation to the work location.
  12. Must have demonstrated ability to maintain satisfactory working record in any prior or current employment.
  13. Must be eligible for coverage under the employer’s liability insurance.
  14. Must be able to meet physical requirements of position.
  15. Must abide by departmental and organizational safety, testing, and uniform guidelines.
  16. Must be reliable and prompt when reporting to work.
  17. Required to attend job related, in-service, meetings, and training to maintain professional and technical knowledge.
  18. Must adhere to tribal law and other applicable laws as well as tribal personnel policies and procedures.
  19. May be required to satisfactorily complete an exam or other testing requirement(s) to determine skill proficiency.








The Stockbridge-Munsee Community operates as an equal opportunity employer except Indian Preference is given in accordance with the Employee Preference Policy Ordinance as permitted under federal law. Due to broad federal funding and the co-mingling of fiscal resources, all tribal government operations jobs are treated as federally-funded for the purposes of the Employee Preference Policy Ordinance unless specifically identified as not federally-funded.


Although an interview may be granted, this does not determine that the candidate fully meets the qualifications until it is determined by the interview team.


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