Position- Archeological Assistant

The Arkansas Archeological Survey is accepting applications for an Archeological Assistant at the University of Arkansas, Monticello.

Close Date: May 19, 2023

Salary: $35,600

Location: Monticello, AR

Anticipated start date: June 1, 2023

Job Link - Apply Here: UA System Career Opportunities page


The Arkansas Archeological Survey is accepting applications for an Archeological Assistant—a full-time, benefits-eligible position at our research station located at University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM), in Monticello, Arkansas.

Summary of job duties
 (under the direction of the station archeologist)

·        Participate in archeological fieldwork (some requiring in-state travel)

·        Engage in collections processing and data analysis

·        Preserve and organize paper and digital records

·        Supervise volunteers in the laboratory and the field

·        Interact with visitors and callers to the research station

·        Provide educational programming to the public

Regular and reliable attendance is an essential job duty. Opportunities exist for independent research projects as appropriate.


Minimum qualifications:

·        A Bachelor’s degree in anthropology or a related field

·        Archeological field and lab experience in North America, east of the Rocky Mountains

·        Experience in working with archeological records and collections

·        Knowledge of basic office software applications


Preferred qualifications:

·        A Master’s degree in anthropology from an accredited institution of higher education

·        Experience in Southeastern Archeology (southeastern United States)

·        Experience working with and writing for the public

·        Experience working with Indigenous or other descendant communities


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities for this position (KSAs):

·        Knowledge of the general practice of North American archeology

·        Knowledge of basic computer applications (Microsoft, Adobe, etc.) and field electronics (GPS, total station, etc.)

·        Skill in basic archeological field and lab procedures

·        Ability to work with other staff, avocational archeologists, and the general public

·        Ability to work independently and meet internal deadlines


Apply here: https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UASYS/job/Archeological-Assistant---University-of-Arkansas--Monticello_R0037303