Updated January 11, 2017
Archaeological Assistant, Arkansas Archeological Survey
The Arkansas Archeological Survey (http://archeology.uark.edu) invites applications for a three-year (with possible extension) full-time position as Archeological Assistant to begin as soon as possible. This position is based at our Henderson State University research station (Arkadelphia AR).
Job Description: Duties include collections processing and data analysis, record keeping, fieldwork (some requiring in-state travel), supervising volunteers in the laboratory and the field, and interaction with visitors and callers to the Station, all under the direction of the Research Station Archeologist.
Salary: $24,000 with full benefits.
Starting Date: February 1, 2017 or sooner, if possible.
Review of applicants will begin immediately thereafter and continue until the position is filled.
Application process begins here: http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/17012
For further information, contact
Dr. George Sabo III
Director, Arkansas Archeological Survey
Cultural Resource Archaeology Field Technician, Marstel-Day, LLC
Location: Mid-Atlantic Region, California, Colorado, United States
Job Announcement No.: 2016-007
Marstel-Day, LLC, an environmental consulting and planning firm, seeks one or more qualified, part-time, Cultural Resource Archaeology Field Technicians or Crew Chiefs to support Phase I/II/III archaeology field studies and other cultural resources studies. The successful candidate(s) will become members of a pool of prospective Field Technicians or Crew Chiefs who will be called upon to perform work on an hourly basis as the Company receives task orders or assignments for these types of studies and analyses.
Marstel-Day is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, and women and persons of color are encouraged to apply for these positions.
The primary duties of the cultural resource field technician position will be to provide direct support for the implementation and execution of field archaeology studies (Phase I, II, and III) for federal agencies, state/local governments or private entities seeking to comply with federal requirements and provide technical writing support for documenting field results and technical research to support other cultural resource studies.
Duties also include data recording, mapping and GPS, note taking, and artifact processing and some photography. For projects within the DC Metro area, daily travel may be required to the job site from the incumbent’s home location. For projects outside of the DC Metro area, the incumbent may be required to be on travel for an extended period of time (1 to 3 weeks) and stay at accommodations near the job site. Marstel-Day will compensate the incumbent for mileage and per-diem costs based on standard GSA rates.
Qualifications: Applicants must have:
· Minimum 3 years of experience and knowledge in conducting archaeology field studies (DOD field study experience a plus), including an understanding Department of Defense installations and missions. Experience in report preparation also a plus.
· Minimum 3 years of field experience supporting archaeological field surveys and other cultural resources planning studies in the Mid-Atlantic region.
· A strong background in cultural resources.
· Meeting Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications for Archaeology or History a plus.
· GPS and GIS experience are each a plus.
· NEPA experience a plus.
· An undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university in a field related to cultural resources, or a related subject. A Master’s Degree is a plus. A 3.4 grade point average (on a 4 point scale or equivalent) in the highest degree awarded is a strong plus.
· Demonstrated determination to provide excellent support to meeting client requirements.
· Intellectual curiosity, paired with excellent oral and written communication skills.
· Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suite programs Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and abilities with Access a plus.
· Availability for frequent travel in the U.S. as required.
· A demonstrable and strong commitment to a conservation ethic and a strong desire to identify and support strategies for cultural and natural resource conservation and a commitment to use green best management practices in the performance of their work.
The incumbent must:
· Be eligible to work in the U.S. (DHS Form I-9 must be completed by the incumbent and submitted to DHS for verification of citizenship and eligibility through E-Verify).
· Submit to a background check as a condition of any final offer of employment. Depending on the exact nature of the work, the applicant may also be required to submit to a credit and financial background check. This required contingency and evaluation continues even after hiring.
Salary and Benefits:
For the position of Cultural Resource Field Technician, the Company will pay a competitive hourly rate commensurate with the incumbent’s level of education and experience and responsibilities. For this part-time, temporary position, the company does not offer additional benefits other than the ability to participate in the Company’s 401(k) Plan.
If reading this open position announcement on our Company’s website employment page, follow the instructions provided on the employment page. If viewing this announcement on another independent employment web site, there may be additional site requirements that are necessary for submittal of an application. If reading this announcement offline or on a site that does not link to our webpage, go to <https://marstel-daycareers.silkroad.com>. Please follow all instructions and directions provided on the Company’s employment page. Submit a cover letter, resume, a minimum of 3 professional references, a brief writing sample (6-8 pages) and most recent transcripts. Submittals that do not include all of the required items will not be considered complete.
Essential Functions Description:
The incumbent will normally work outdoors during any season of the year within the Mid-Atlantic area under varying climatic conditions. Work activities will require some manual labor including digging using hand tools (shovel, trowel), lifting, sorting/sifting through materials, repetitive field tasks, and hiking through difficult terrain. For certain projects, the incumbent may be tasked with preparing written communications including the use of e-mail and other electronic reproduction of words, graphs, and photos. Furthermore, the incumbent may be required to make regular use of and be proficient with computers, telephones, mobile communication devices, copy machines and printers.
Field School Opportunities
Updated January 11, 2017
University of Arizona Preservation Archaeology Field School in Southwest New Mexico
Join Archaeology Southwest and the University of Arizona this summer for the 2017 season of our Preservation Archaeology Field School! Students will earn 7 hours of undergraduate or graduate credit through the University of Arizona while investigating how ancient communities formed during an era of migration and social change.
Our team will excavate at the 14th-century Gila River Farm site in beautiful southwest New Mexico. We will also record sites on survey, analyze what we find in the lab, and learn to make and use ancient tools. Field trips to archaeological sites, visits to contemporary Native American communities, and public outreach events in our project area emphasize communication with diverse audiences and reinforce the principles of Preservation Archaeology as we focus on recovering maximum information with limited impacts on the archaeological record. Funding is available for qualified undergraduate students through the National Science Foundation’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates (NSF REU) program.
Applications are due March 6; for more information, see http://www.archaeologysouthwest.org/field-school/ or contact Dr. Karen Schollmeyer at email@example.com.
Montpelier Foundation Field School
May 30 - June 30, 2017
The Montpelier Foundation has opened registration for our annual archaeology field school. This year’s school will be focused on excavations at the home of James and Dolley Madison, with specific focus on the sites relating to African American slavery.
The Montpelier Foundation is committed to encouraging the participation of African American students in archaeology. We offer scholarships for African American students covering all Montpelier related fees ($400-$650 equipment and housing fee), and the ability to take the course for no-credit, meaning African American students could take the course free of charge.
We also offer a competitive year-long internship for recent graduates who have completed the field school. This internship is full-time, paid and includes housing. Interns gain field and lab experience, conduct independent research, and get experience working on our public archaeology programs (http://montpelier.org/dig).
You can learn more about our field school here: http://montpelier.org/fieldschools
or register here: http://montpelier.fluidreview.com
People with questions should contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org!!