Position – Archeological Assistant


The Arkansas Archeological Survey 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 Southern Arkansas University research station (Magnolia AR).

Job Description: Duties include fieldwork (requiring in-state travel), data analysis, collections processing, record keeping, 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.

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in anthropology or a related field and archeological field experience in North America east of the Rocky Mountains, experience in working with archeological collections and data, and knowledge of basic office software applications is required, as is the ability to work independently and meet internal deadlines. Experience with the archeology and history of the region is preferred but not a requirement.

Salary: $24,000 with full benefits.

Starting Date: October 3, 2016 or sooner, if possible.

Application window: August 1 – 19, 2016

Review of applicants will begin immediately thereafter and continue until the position is filled.

Application process begins here: http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/15192

For further information, contact:
Dr. George Sabo III
Director, Arkansas Archeological Survey

The Arkansas Archeological Survey is an independent unit of the University of Arkansas System. The University of Arkansas is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.