Under the general direction of the Museum’s Director, and with guidance from UCLA’s Chancellor’s Designee on Repatriation the NAGPRA Repatriation Coordinator and Curator of Native American Cultures serves as the campus’s designated authority under the University of California Native American Cultural Affiliation and Repatriation Policy (“UC Policy”). Develops tribal relationships that acknowledge and respect a Tribe’s sovereignty, cultural protocols, and cultural and religious practices and knowledge. Works across campus departments to achieve the university’s goals around the timely and respectful return of Native American ancestors and cultural items. Ensures the university is compliant with all aspects of NAGPRA, CalNAGPRA and the UC Policy. In addition, the position manages and organizes the Fowler Museum’s Native American collections and associated documentation. Contributes to the development of exhibitions related to Native American cultures. Seeks grant funds to support repatriation and collaborative community projects. Supervises the Archeological Collections Manager (who supervises a repatriation team including two leads, student employees, and interns) an archivist, and others needed to meet compliance requirements.

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