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Regional Director - Ann Arbor, Michigan

Commonwealth Heritage Group, Inc. desires to fill the position of Regional Director for our Ann Arbor, Michigan, corporate headquarters.

Commonwealth seeks a candidate with extensive management experience. This position involves providing leadership and oversight of a fully developed cultural resources team working at several locations throughout the United States. This position is also responsible for providing vision and leadership for the continued growth of the company. Strong budgeting skills and experience with development and management of new clients is desired. Prior experience with both government and commercial clients is expected. NEPA and interstate pipeline experience is highly desired.

Candidate must have demonstrated experience in directing the production of quality reports, managing multiple projects, managing personnel, and budgeting. The position involves personnel management, quality assurance duties, and client development and management.

Compensation package will be commensurate with experience and the responsibilities involved with this position. Commonwealth offers an excellent range of benefits (health, dental, life, and disability insurance, 401(k) with employer contribution, paid leave, etc.). Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. Send letters of interest, curriculum vitae, and a list of three professional references with contact information to, preferably by email:

Andrew J. Weir

President

Commonwealth Heritage Group, Inc.

320 Miller Ave., Suite 145, Ann Arbor, MI 48103

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Project Manager/Principal Investigator - Ann Arbor, Michigan

Commonwealth Heritage Group desires to fill the position of Archaeological Project Manager/Principal Investigator. The position will be located in our Ann Arbor, Michigan, corporate headquarters. This is a senior-level Project Manager/Principal Investigator position that requires experience in conducting Phase I surveys, Phase II evaluations, and Phase III data recoveries. Extensive experience in CRM project management is required. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of a M.A. (Ph.D. preferred) in anthropology/archaeology, or related field, with a specialization in prehistoric or historical archaeology.

This position will be responsible for the management of multiple and/or multi-disciplinary CRM projects and is involved in the development, maintenance, and management of markets and clients. This position requires expert knowledge of the Section 106 and NEPA process, and the ability to prepare well organized, thorough CRM documents is essential. Experience with pipeline projects and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission CRM procedure is essential. Knowledge of computers and GPS equipment is critical, and knowledge of GIS is a plus. Areas of analytical expertise are open, but demonstrated ability to conduct artifact analyses and write key sections of reports (methods, results, artifact analyses) is a must.

Salary range for this position is competitive and dependent on experience with opportunities for advancement and higher salary; we seek a candidate who wishes to grow within the company. Commonwealth offers an excellent range of benefits (health, dental, life, and disability insurance, 401(k) with employer contribution, paid leave, etc.). Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. Send letters of interest, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and a list of three professional references with contact information to, preferably by email:

Andrew J. Weir

President

Commonwealth Heritage Group, Inc.

320 Miller Ave., Suite 145, Ann Arbor, MI 48103

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Project Archaeologist - Ann Arbor, Michigan

 

Commonwealth Heritage Group desires to fill the position of Project Archaeologist in our Ann Arbor, Michigan, corporate headquarters. This is an entry-level position that requires experience in conducting, under the direction of a Project Manager/Principal Investigator, Phase I surveys, Phase II evaluations, and Phase III data recoveries.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate at least two years' field experience in managing in-house support staff, sub-consultants, and temporary field employees, including multiple field teams. Knowledge of computers and GPS equipment is critical, and knowledge of GIS is a plus. Applicants should have a minimum of an M.A. in anthropology/archaeology. We desire an individual with a background in prehistoric archaeology; additional experience in historic archaeology is a plus, as is prior experience in the Great Lakes region, in general, and specifically Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Minnesota. Areas of analytical expertise are open, but demonstrated ability to conduct artifact analyses and write key sections of reports (methods, results, artifact analyses) is a must.

Salary range for this position is competitive and dependent on experience with opportunities for advancement and higher salary; we seek a candidate who wishes to grow within the company. Commonwealth offers an excellent range of benefits (health, dental, life, and disability insurance, 401(k) with employer contribution, paid leave, etc.). Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. Send letters of interest, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and a list of three professional references with contact information to, preferably by email:

Andrew J. Weir

President

Commonwealth Heritage Group, Inc.

320 Miller Ave., Suite 145, Ann Arbor, MI 48103

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Archaeology Field School near Dayton, Ohio

 

Illinois State University will be conducting a Prehistoric Archaeology Field School on site 33-GR-1585, a Middle Woodland encampment or habitation near Dayton, Ohio, May 23 to June 17, 2016.

Click on the link below to view more details:

ISU_Field_School_2016.pdf

2016 OSU Archaeological Field School

Have you ever wanted to actually be an archaeologist? If you answered YES! then sign up now to be a part of OSU’s Dept. of Anthropology 2016 field school in Dublin, OH. That’s right, just up the road! The excavation area has extensive artifact scatter dating back over 10,000 years. Students will learn basic archaeological field and lab techniques, as well as learn about the importance of this site in Ohio’s fascinating prehistory.

  • The class runs 5 days a week, MTWRF (except May 30th, Memorial Day), May 11th - June 6th
  • 7am - 5pm each day
  • Transport to Dublin on your own, although students without a car should be able to arrange a ride with another student
  • Students will learn various field and labs techniques
  • Grading is based on a field journal and completion of field and lab tasks.
  • Tuition/lab fee due on May 4th or before.
  • Non - OSU students welcome
  • No pre-reqs

 

Click on link for more information:

2016_OSU_Field_School.pdf

 

Internships with the Archaeology Dept. of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History

The Archaeology Dept. of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History will offer two paid internship opportunities for undergraduate Archaeology students this summer.  Both are eight-week programs that provide training in field archaeology and lab analysis.  This year we will return to the Burrell Orchard site where we have discovered evidence of 4,000-year old prepared clay floors within a two-acre Late Archaic period settlement in Lorain County, Ohio.  

Information on the Cleveland Archaeological Society internship, which provides advanced training for an undergraduate student, can be found at

http://classics.case.edu/cleveland-archaeological-society/internship/

Click here for application: CASAPl16.pdf

The second opportunity is the Kirtlandia Research Internship which is described at

https://www.cmnh.org/c-r/kirtlandia-research-internship.   

Additional information about our department and programs can be found at https://www.cmnh.org/c-r/archaeology and https://www.cmnh.org/blog?filter=Archaeology.

Questions should be directed to Dr. Brian Redmond This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The John C. Court Memorial Scholarship

The John C. Court Memorial Scholarship
Department of Anthropology, University of Cincinnati

The John C. Court Memorial Scholarship will provide a $15,000.00 stipend and full tuition for a graduate student whose research is focused on the mound building cultures of the Ohio River valley (i.e., Early Woodland, Middle Woodland, and/or Fort Ancient).

Interested applicants should contact: Dr. Kenneth B. Tankersley, Department of Anthropology, 481 Braunstein Hall, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45221, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., phone 513-556-2772.

Seasonal Archaeology Field and Lab Assistant

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History (CMNH), founded in 1920, is located in the heart of University Circle, five miles east of downtown Cleveland, Ohio. Considered one of the finest institutions of its kind in North America, the Museum offers an incredible visitor experience, attracting roughly 275,000 visitors a year. There are more than 140 public education programs and over 80,000 students served annually. The Museum employs about 160 people.

Building on its strong foundation of excellence in education and research, the Museum is poised to transform itself. The Museum will invite and engage a broader audience in the exploration of science and the natural world by revolutionizing the way it presents natural history. The Museum has launched a capital campaign to support a dramatic renovation and expansion of its facilities and exhibits. This ambitious plan will position the Museum to play a leading role in regional and national efforts to improve science education and increase scientific literacy.

The Museum is seeking a dynamic, creative and energetic individual who is passionate about the Museum and its mission; exhibits strong project management and organizational skills; is looking for new challenges; and enjoys working in an enthusiastic and fast paced environment.

Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Archaeology Department Head/Field Director, the Archaeology Field and Lab Assistant is responsible for the supervision of field school students for the 2016 Museum field school program.  The term is for eight weeks, beginning on June 13, 2016

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the general supervision of field school students.
  • Assists the Field Director in instructing students in the basic methods of field excavation and data recording.
  • Responsible for analyzing archaeological materials and assisting the Archaeology Department Head with the compilation of the annual field report.
  • Performs all duties according to established museum operating, safety, and environmental and quality policies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Archaeology Department Head or management as required.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree (M.A.) in Archaeology or related field; with two or more years of experience and/or training in Archaeology; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of Archaeology field and lab processes and procedures.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite products to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and orally.
  • Excellent organizational and attention to detail skills

TO APPLY

Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Human Resources Cleveland Museum of Natural History

One Wade Oval Drive, University Circle

Cleveland, Ohio 44106

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No phone calls, please.

Job Announcement Number: 16A04

Posting Date: February 9, 2016

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History

is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, ADA EMPLOYER

and a SUBSTANCE-FREE WORKPLACE

OHC Seeking Curation Assistant

The Ohio History Connection is seeking a Curation Assistant in its Museum & Library Services Division on a one year contract with the possibility of extension.
This position assists Archaeology Staff with various field work projects at Ohio History Connection sites. Examples of responsibilities include:
• Conducting Phase I-III archaeological field work at Ohio History Connection sites.
• Performing artifact processing and cataloging.
• Contributing to the preparation of technical reports of the results of Phase I-III archaeological investigations.
Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree in Anthropology/Archaeology, although a Master's degree would be preferred, and have field and lab work experience in a CRM setting and excellent writing skills.

Thorough knowledge of archaeological field methods, knowledge of and experience with artifact identification, intermediate mathematical skills, computer skills, proficiency with MS Word, Excel and Access are desired.

In-State, overnight travel will be necessary.

For more information or to complete an online application go to: http://www.ohiohistory.org/about/jobs/. Or contact the Ohio History Connection Human Resource Office at:

800 E. 17th Ave.
Columbus, OH 43211-2497
Fax: 614.297.2293
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Ohio History Connection is an equal opportunity employer. The Ohio History Connection does not discriminate in its employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, and veteran status, or on any other basis that would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law.

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Tenure Track Position at the University of Toledo

Tenure Track Position at the University of Toledo

The University of Toledo's Department of Sociology & Anthropology invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Anthropology to begin August 18, 2014. Applicants should be broadly trained (four-field) archaeologists, with research specialty in the Archaeology of North America. Must be able to teach Introductory courses in archaeology and physical/biological anthropology, archaeological field methods as well as courses in area of specialty. Developing a field site for undergraduate research is required.

The candidate will have an active research agenda, be committed to quality undergraduate teaching and mentoring and engage in service. Prospects for effective teaching and development of a successful anthropological research agenda that involves publication, external grants, and community engagement are critical criteria in the selection process. The successful candidate will hold a PhD no later than August 2014. Application screening will begin on May 16, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Toledo is an Equal Access, Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator M/F/D/V.

To apply online, interested candidates must submit a curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests https://jobs.utoledo.edu The applicant must arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Questions may be directed to search committee chair, Dr. Willie L. McKether at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Ohio University-Archaeobotanist

Ohio University-Archaeobotanist

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Ohio University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Anthropology in the area of Archaeobotany of North America, specializing in food, domestication, indigenous societies, and diet in the Ohio region.

The successful candidate will teach upper-division courses on archaeobotany, ethnobotany, prehistoric human diet, origins of food production, archaeological and archaeobotanical laboratory methods, and prehistoric human landscape modification, as well as introductory anthropology courses. The successful candidate will also carry primary responsibility for the summer Field School in Ohio Archaeology. Anthropology faculty teach two courses per semester.

This position contributes to the new interdisciplinary curriculum on Food Studies at Ohio University: http://www.ohio.edu/cas/undergrad/themes/food-studies/. Apply online here: http://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/9966. Review of applications will begin on Sept. 1, 2014. Please direct questions to Search Committee Chair Haley Duschinski, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Ohio History Service Corps – AmeriCorps Program Local History Corps-Archaeology

Ohio History Service Corps – AmeriCorps Program
Local History Corps-Archaeology

The Ohio History Connection has created the Ohio History Service Corps, a program that will engage AmeriCorps volunteers to educate Ohioans on why history is relevant and how it can be used as an effective economic development tool. Partnering with local history organizations, the Ohio History Connection will be placing 10 AmeriCorps service members in communities across the state from September 2014-August 2015.

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