Position – Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator/Senior Archaeologist – North Carolina

Richard Grubb and Associates is seeking a Principal Investigator/Senior Archaeologist to be based out of its Wake Forest, North Carolina office. This is an opportunity for an enterprising archaeologist to join a growing full-service cultural resource management firm. Prior work experience in North Carolina is strongly preferred.

Principal Investigator responsibilities include:
Coordination with review agencies including North Carolina SHPO and federal and state agencies.
Direct, plan, organize, and manage archaeological surveys, site recordation, monitoring, and other fieldwork duties in North Carolina and elsewhere in the Southeast.
Supervise a Field Director with multiple crews on large projects when necessary.
Prepare archaeological survey reports, including technical writing.
Communicate with clients on survey results and ensure that projects are performed within budget and in accordance with project schedules.
Management of all aspects of cultural resource projects and must have advanced experience in proposal writing, technical report reviews and senior staff management.
Direct contact with federal, state, county, municipal, and private clients, and interface with regulatory agencies.

Qualified applicants must possess:
MA/MS or Ph.D. degree in Archaeology, Anthropology or related field.
Extensive experience with the archaeology, prehistory, history and ethnohistory of North Carolina and the Southeast region.
A good working knowledge of NEPA and Section 106.
Ability to manage archaeology staff.
Advanced ability to prepare technical and cost proposals.
Technical writing, communication, and problem-solving skills.
Collegiality in working with architectural historians and historians as part of a team environment.
Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA) designation preferred.
Minimum five years of work experience as a Principal Investigator.

This is a full-time position and compensation includes a complete benefits package. Salary is dependent upon qualifications. Ability to perform geophysical surveys would be a plus. Experience with cemetery identification and NCDOT and North Carolina SHPO are preferred.

To be considered for this opportunity, please email a cover letter and resume/CV detailing education and work experience to:

Stephanie Grubb, Operations Manager

RGA is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish. RGA is an equal-opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. RGA is a Drug-Free Workplace.
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