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The Guam Preservation Trust is seeking qualification statements and resumes for professional individuals interested in the position of:


The Guam Preservation Trust will consider applications from individuals with a demonstrated broad knowledge of Historic Preservation/Archaeology and comprehensive knowledge of Guam’s heritage.  Copies of the Qualifications and the Position Description may be obtained with prior arrangements by calling the office at 472-9439/40 or the GPT website

Submissions must be delivered to the Guam Preservation Trust office or may be sent electronically to

The deadline for submissions is no later than 4:00 p.m., June 28, 2021.

Below is more information regarding the job position:

Position Description

Job Title: Program Officer

Purpose of the position: To assist the administration of the Guam Preservation Trust including planning, programming, and community relations.

Principal Responsibilities:


  1. Assist the Chief Program Officer in the planning and development of policies for the Trust;
  2. Assist in the process for all projects/programs;
  3. Other related duties as needed to ensure effective planning for all areas of the Trust.


  1. Assist in the management of the Trust’s grant programs;
  2. Participate in reviewing grant proposals for recommendation(s) to the Trust’s Grants Committee;
  3. Monitors grantee budget and program progress;
  4. Reviews grantee reports and make recommendations to the Chief Program Officer as necessary;
  5. Works with the Chief Program Officer to develop and submit grant proposals to fund the Trust’s programs and projects;
  6. Other related duties as needed to ensure program effectiveness.

Community Outreach

  1. Develops and implements outreach strategies to promote the Trust’s programs and projects;
  2. Develops and revises program publications, including the Trust’s website, as necessary;
  3. Identifies other promotional opportunities, and engages in other promotional outreach efforts as requested.


  • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred.
  • Knowledge of Guam’s history
  • Experience in archaeology/historic preservation
  • Experience in Federal Section 106 Mandates and Procedures
  • Experience in a professional environment, including program management.
  • Excellent writing skills;
  • Excellent computer skills including word processing, spread sheets, and databases;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills; and
  • Ability to organize and process large volumes of work under tight deadlines.

Decision making: Uses judgment and discretion in assessing and scheduling work priorities; able to operate independently and structure own work.

Supervision Exercised: Contractors, grantees, volunteers, and interns.

Supervision Received: Works under the general supervision of the Chief Program Officer.

Internal/External Contacts: Internal contacts as staff level with Chief Program Officer, Administrative Services Coordinator, Program Officer, contract employees, volunteers & interns, and GPT Board Members, External contacts include Historic Resource Division, Department of Parks and Recreation and stakeholders.

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