Cultural Heritage Analyst

US-District Of Columbia-Washington, DC
# of Openings
1
Category
Administrative
Agency/Project
Dept. of State
Job ID
2017-2127

Overview

The Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural affairs (ECA) administers and manages many different exchanges programs, under the general authority of the Fulbright-Hays Act, along with other Congressional and Executive mandates, in order to promote mutual understanding and linkages between citizens and institutions in the United States, and those overseas.

 

The Cultural Heritage Center (ECA/P/C) requires the services of a full-time contractor Analyst to conduct research and analysis on cultural heritage sites and properties at risk in crisis situations, enter that information into the new heritage sites inventory system maintained by the Department of State, and coordinate ECA’s inter-agency activities with regard to cultural heritage in crisis situations.

Responsibilities

  • Gather cultural heritage information on a country-by-country basis from public and governmental sources
  • Compile data in database form that conforms to current cultural heritage data standards and is actionable by government stakeholders
  • Assist in developing procedures and policies for cultural heritage data collection
  • Consult with stakeholders within the Department and in liaison with other USG entities
  • Assess and develop reports on cultural heritage in specific crises, as needed
  • Assist in organizing formal and ad hoc inter-agency meetings to coordinate USG response to protect cultural heritage in crisis situations

 

Some CONUS and OCONUS travel may be required

Qualifications

  • Advanced academic degree (Masters or Ph.D.) in Archaeology, Art History, Cultural Resources Management, or related field
  • Knowledge of cultural heritage protection issues in U. S. government, law enforcement, museum, or academic settings
  • Experience with cultural heritage data collection and data management
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to coordinate inter-agency cultural heritage activities

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