Program Director

Chapel Hill
Oct 10, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Type: Permanent Staff

Department: Archaeology - 315400

Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty

Vacancy ID: NF0002736

Position Summary: InHerit is a small, non-profit organization that works at the intersection of archaeological and indigenous heritage through progressive collaborations with local communities. Housed in the Research Laboratories of Archaeology on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus, InHerit programs educate and advocate for native languages, traditions, and sacred places. Active in the Maya area, InHerit is developing programs and partnerships throughout the Americas. As a UNC employee, the successful candidate will direct existing programs and develop new initiatives in cultural heritage and should hold a PhD degree in Anthropology (preferably with a concentration in Latin American Archaeology) and possess written and conversational Spanish-language skills. Duties of the Program Director are diverse and include but are not limited to the following: developing and improving existing heritage programs; grant writing and networking with potential donors; working within the UNC-Chapel Hill community to draft contracts, fulfill grant requirements, account for funding, and submit/renew IRB permission; updating the bilingual website of InHerit (; posting on social media accounts; producing the InHerit newsletter; working with student volunteers and interns; monitoring and evaluation of InHerit programs in Spanish and English speaking countries; conducting clerical and administrative tasks; managing nonprofit banking and accounting; conducting community-based heritage research; writing reports and academic articles; organizing and attending relevant professional conferences and sessions; disseminating InHerit publications and educational materials; and developing new heritage-related educational materials for children and adults.

Application Deadline: 11/02/2017

Education Requirements: Ph.D. in Anthropology; preference of concentration in Latin American Archaeology.

Qualification and Experience: Fluency in oral and written Spanish as well as English; research, volunteer, or work experience in Latin America; grant-writing skills; able to travel internationally up to two months per year (multiple trips); experience in two of the following areas: fundraising and development; archaeology and/or heritage; cultural anthropology fieldwork; or teaching at the K-12 or university level.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Department Contact Name and Title: Lisa-Jean Michienzi, Executive Assistant

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email:

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