Archaeological Field Technician

Position Information

Position Information

Present Position Number H0277W
Role Code Title Historian/ Archeologist and Preservationist I
Position Title Archaeological Field Technician
Position Summary

Field crew member responsible for archaeological field survey, site evaluations, and data recovery excavations under supervision of supervisory CAR staff.

Required Qualifications

1. BA in Anthropology, American Studies, History, or related field, as required by specific grant.
2. Completion of archaeological field school or equivalent work experience with archaeological fieldwork.
3. Working knowledge of standard archaeological survey and excavation methods.
4. Demonstrated attention to detail demonstrated ability to maintain accurate field records.
5. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Experience with archaeological field survey, evaluation, and data recovery projects in the context of cultural resource management.
2. Experience with archaeological field work and resources in Virginia and neighboring states.
3. Broad familiarity with material culture of Mid-Atlantic region.

Advertised Pay Range Commensurate with experience
Department CAR Grants & Contracts - 359420
Location William & Mary
University Salary Range

Job Open Date 09/13/2017
Review Begin Date
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Employment Category Hourly
Position Term Other (Specify Below)
Special Application Instructions
Conditions of Employment:

1. Frequent out-of-town travel during regular work week, and very occasional out-of-town travel on weekends.
2. This is a restricted position subject to availability of funding.
3. Ability to work outdoors, sometimes strenuously, under a variety of environmental conditions.
4. This is a non-exempt position, eligible to receive overtime in accordance with the Fair Labor Standards Act. This position may be subject to overtime during high peak times, etc. as directed and approved by the supervisor.

EEO Statement

The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Background Check Statement

The College of William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Supplemental Question

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Supplemental Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other Doc
  2. Other 2