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  • 11/18/2019 11:43 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Minnesota Historical Society is seeking an experienced Head of Archaeology
    The Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) is seeking an experienced Head of Archaeology who is skilled at overseeing large excavation and preservation projects with a collaborative approach at stewarding project resources and working with community partners. The incumbent coordinates archaeological field crews and project schedules, implements policies and procedures for archaeological field work, develops project budgets, schedules, and proposals which detail research goals, and field and laboratory methods and techniques.

    Deadline is December 3, 2019

    Additional information and application instructions: https://www.minnesotaworks.net/viewjob.aspx?jobid=10853594


  • 11/07/2019 10:41 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    ISAS is seeking a Senior Architectural Archaeologist to oversee the documentation and evaluation of historic architectural resources (standing buildings and architectural remains encountered during archaeological investigations) for ISAS and the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) in accordance with the rules and regulations of the national Historic Preservation Act (16 U.S.C. 470) and its implementing regulations (36 CFR 61, Appendix A) and the Illinois State Agency Historic Resources Preservation Act (20 ILCS 3420). This position is based in Champaign, Illinois. For more information:  ISAS_Senior-Architectural-Archaeologist_10.24.19.pdf

  • 11/05/2019 11:15 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Beloit College seeks a Curator of the Logan Museum of Anthropology to begin June 2020. The Curator is responsible for overall management and preservation of the Logan Museum of Anthropology’s collections and coordinates the museum’s long-term exhibit schedule and outreach programs. The Curator works closely with the Director, faculty, and students to develop and maintain the museum as an excellent teaching and learning resource for the College and community. The Curator teaches in Museum Studies and supervises student work and research in the museum. The Curator reports to the Director. This is a twelve month, full-time, administrative, and exempt position. For more information: https://www.beloit.edu/live/profiles/2105-curator-logan-museum-of-anthropology

  • 11/01/2019 11:35 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Tennessee Division of Archaeology is pleased to announce our new Archaeologist 2 position will post for application on November 6, 2019.  This application period will be open for two weeks.This position will be part of our Technical Assistance group that: (1) responds to requests for archaeological information from external and internal customers; (2) performs map and archival reviews; (3) conducts field reconnaissance surveys and test excavations; (4) responds to burial discovery calls; and (5) conducts research projects and presentations on Tennessee archaeology.

    The preferred candidate will have experience in southeastern US archaeology (prehistoric or historic).  In addition, the preferred candidate should possess good organization, time management, and people skills, and be able to work independently.This will be a full-time, preferred service position with benefits that will be based in Nashville.  Occasional travel may be required.  Persons potentially interested in this position should review the Archaeologist 2 job specification http://agency.governmentjobs.com/tennessee/default.cfm?action=viewclassspec&ClassSpecID=101283&Agency=1256&ViewOnly=Yes  for information regarding minimum qualifications, job overview, range of work activities and competencies, and state employee benefits.  Starting annual salary will be $36,636 ($3053/month).


  • 10/04/2019 2:23 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Wisconsin Historical Society is currently recruiting for an Archaeology Supervisor who would serve as the Museum Archaeology Program’s Field Coordinator. The position is based in Madison, Wisconsin.  Deadline to apply is November 4th.

    If you have any questions about the position or the application process, please contact John Obligato in the WHS’s Human Resources division at 608.264.6409 or  john.obligato@wisconsinhistory.org.

    The job announcement (Code: 19-02915) can be found on WiscJobs:   http://wisc.jobs/public/job_view.asp?annoid=100014&jobid=99528&org=245&class=57320&index=true


  • 10/03/2019 11:14 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Department of Anthropology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Archaeology with a target start date of August 16, 2020. Deadline is November 15, 2019. For more information:

    ARCHAEOLOGY Ad - 2020 tenure track.pdf

  • 09/30/2019 12:21 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Under the general supervision of the State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO), the Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer (DSHPO) manages program areas within the State Historic Preservation Office.  This position administers and supervises numerous preservation programs for the Division including, but not limited to the state and federal historic preservation tax credit programs; the administration of federal surveys and subgrants through the Certified Local Government program; the maintenance of the state’s Architecture and History Inventory (AHI); the National Register of Historic Places and the Wisconsin State Register of Historic Places programming; and the award of grants through the Fuldner Heritage Fund.  This position supervises and manages permanent and LTE staff of the State Historic Preservation Office at the Wisconsin Historical Society.  This position directs, coordinates, prepares, and promotes research related to Wisconsin’s historic properties.


    The position also independently reviews federal, state, and local actions for effects on historic resources in accordance with the federal and state laws and regulations established under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, and ss. 44.39-42 and ss. 66.0413, 66.1111. and 120.12(21) Wis. Stats.

    For more information .  http://wisc.jobs/public/job_view.asp?annoid=99789&jobid=99303&org=245&class=57420&index=true

  • 08/21/2019 2:38 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Missouri State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), within the Division of State Parks, Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Jefferson City, is seeking an archaeologist who enjoys working independently in a collaborative team environment and is capable of simultaneously managing projects that vary in scope, urgency, and complexity. 

    The SHPO’s Review, Compliance, and Records (RCR) Unit within the Missouri SHPO is a group of committed professionals that maintains the archaeological records, Cultural Resource Management (CRM) library/database and the office’s Geographical Information System (GIS), reviews undertakings submitted by federal agencies and their applicants under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, and manages the Native American Grave Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), state burials, historic cemeteries, shipwrecks, and archaeology education.

    To learn more about this career opportunityplease see the attached vacancy notice or https://dnr.mo.gov/hr/vacancy.htm. This is a full-time position with the state’s benefit plan (see https://oa.mo.gov/personnel/state-employees/employee-benefits). Please direct questions to Toni Prawl, Director and Deputy SHPO, at 573-751-7857 ortoni.prawl@dnr.mo.gov.

    Please note the posting period ends September 4, 2019. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is an equal opportunity employer.

    190904 Missouri SHPO Archaeologist post 8 2019.pdf

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