The Florida Museum (FM) is hiring a full-time NAGPRA Coordinator within the Department of Natural History. The FM currently cares for thousands of Native American ancestors and numerous cultural belongings and is committed to fully complying with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA). This full-time, TEAMS exempt staff position will lead the FM’s NAGPRA program and report to the Curator of Florida Archaeology and Bioarchaeology.  With this position we seek to strengthen the FM’s NAGPRA program and invigorate our efforts to fulfill the University of Florida’s legal and ethical obligations. In addition, the FM is actively seeking applicants who contribute to the inclusivity, diversity, equity, and accessibility (IDEA) of both academic and public communities and who have experience working with and supporting underserved communities and historically excluded groups.

Job Description

Expected salary: $69,000.00 – 71,000.00, commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum Requirements

Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two (2) years of appropriate experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Special Instructions to Applicants

Interested applicants must apply online at In order to be considered you must upload 1) a professional CV or resumé, 2) a cover letter highlighting relevant experience in NAGPRA compliance, bioarchaeology, collections management, and other professional background, and 3) a statement, no more than two pages, describing your approach to NAGPRA and how it informs compliance within a university museum setting. The statement should also address the applicant’s past contributions to IDEA and/or future aspirations for increasing IDEA within the context of NAGPRA at the FM and UF. Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. The University of Florida invites all qualified applicants, including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The University of Florida is a public institution and subject to all requirements under the Florida Sunshine and Public Records laws.

The Florida Museum’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

At FM, we strive to create a more diverse and inclusive student, faculty, and staff experience at the University of Florida. As a university-based museum, we believe it is essential that we, as educators, develop pathways for learners of all ages and wide-ranging audiences toward increased diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion in STEM and Social Science disciplines and workforces. We are committed to the ongoing self-reflection and work needed to serve students from historically underrepresented groups within the greater University of Florida community, especially through student mentorship, teaching, public outreach, and experiential learning opportunities.

Candidates who, through their job duties, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the UF community are encouraged to apply.