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Archaeological Services Announces Search for Grant Funded Coordinator

Archaeological Services invites applicants for a Grant Funded Program Coordinator 1 to supervise field and laboratory archaeological projects. Applications must be submitted through the IUP Online Application system.

This full-time, temporary, grant-funded program coordinator 1 non-exempt position is funded from April 1, 2013, through March 30, 2014. Depending on funding availability and satisfactory performance, the position may be continued for additional years. The successful candidate will supervise field projects and artifact analyses, write and edit project reports, and perform other duties as required.

Position Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree in Anthropology or Archaeology or a related field is required. A master’s degree in Anthropology or Archaeology is preferred. Familiarity with basic field methodologies and forms is required (as demonstrated by work experience or archaeological field school in the northeastern U.S.).

At least one year of archaeological field experience is required. Candidates must be able to use Microsoft Access and other word processing and spreadsheet computer programs and survey and mapping instruments, including handheld and other GPS units. Experience with geophysical instruments, including ground penetrating radar, is preferred. Previous experience working on Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Cultural Resource investigations is preferred. Familiarity with Pennsylvania State Guidelines and PennDOT procedures and projects is preferred.

Candidates must communicate effectively, perform well in the interview(s), and demonstrate technical writing skills.

Special Instructions to Applicants

  • A Technical writing sample is required.
  • Deadline for receipt of applications is March 7, 2013.
  • Please do not fax, mail, or e-mail any documentation.

IUP is a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and is an equal opportunity employer M/F/H/V.

  • Anthropology Department
  • McElhaney Hall, Room G-1
    441 North Walk
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2841
  • Fax: 724-357-7637
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  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
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