Position – Assistant Director, Center for Archaeological Research, Missouri State

The College of Humanities and Public Affairs at Missouri State University (Springfield, Missouri) invites applications for the Assistant Director of the Center for Archaeological Research to begin August 1, 2020. Duties of the position include assisting the Director in providing leadership and direction, fiscal management, and supervision of the activities of the Center for Archaeological Research. The successful candidate must have established leadership skills, work well with others in a team environment, and be able to negotiate multiple concurrent archaeological projects involving all phases of fieldwork. The Assistant Director will assist the Director in obtaining contracts and grants for the
Center and in directing staff to complete the work associated with those contracts and grants, including designing and directing research, supervising analyses, producing reports and other deliverables, and arranging for permanent curation of any associated collections. The Assistant Director will contribute to efforts in advancing the research and public education missions of the Center for Archaeological Research in concert with the College of Humanities and Public Affairs. A willingness and ability to offer opportunities for students to engage in research projects and fieldwork is important. Preference
will be given to those with a background in prehistoric archaeology, particularly in midcontinental North America. For more information, see: https://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/54748.