- Are you interested in making a difference in archaeology and heritage education? Committed to supporting Indigenous self-expression and identity? Apply now for the position of Program Director! See below for more information:
“InHerit is a small, non-profit organization that works at the intersection of archaeological and indigenous heritage through progressive collaborations with local communities. InHerit is housed in the Research Laboratories of Archaeology on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus. The mission of InHerit programs is to educate, conserve, and advocate for native languages, traditions, and sacred places. InHerit is active in the Maya area and is developing programs and partnerships in North America.
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 Archaeology) and display the following qualifications: independent and self-starting work habits; creative thinking; grant-writing skills; written and conversational Spanish skills; able to travel internationally up to two months per year (multiple trips); people-oriented and socially adept; culturally sensitive; experience navigating university accounting and administrative systems; and experience or keen interest in nonprofit organizations.
Duties of the Program Director are diverse and include but are not limited to the following: developing and improving existing 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 (www.in-herit.org); maintaining all social media (primarily Facebook and Twitter); producing the InHerit newsletter; working with graduate student volunteers and interns; engaging with like organizations via media channels; monitoring and evaluation of InHerit programs in Spanish and English speaking countries (and in collaboration with nonprofit partners); correspondence with partner organizations; networking with potential nonprofit partners; 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; engaging with academic colleagues; and developing new educational materials for children and adults.”