Topic ID #21080 - posted 6/27/2012 2:04 PM

Highly motivated archaeologist seeking full time employment in US or abroad


                                        Agustin Ortiz Jr.

4360 Glen ST, Riverside, CA. 92509 | 951-903-4777 |


           California State Polytechnic University, Pomona    

                      B.S., Anthropology 2012.

             Current Overall G.P.A- 3.03

            Anthropology Core G.P.A- 3.61



   ANT 330 – Archaeological Theory

Seminar format completed a research design project comparable to a Master’s thesis proposal.

  ANT 394 - Field Archaeology, Spring 2011                  Big Bear, CA

Instruction in field methods at a pinyon pine processing camp at 8,500 feet elevation in the San Bernardino National Forest.


 ANT 395 - Lab Methods in Archaeology

•Hands on work with debitage, projectile points, pottery and groundstone analysis.

• Inputted and verified catalog data using Microsoft Excel.

• Used screening techniques such as flotation


ANT 394 - Field Archaeology, Spring 2012                    Mt. San Jacinto and Sage Canyon, CA

Instruction in field methods at a historic corral site in the San Bernardino National Forest and prehistoric archaeological sites in Sage Canyon in the Western Mojave-Southern Sierra Nevada.




        Archaeological Field work (Mapping, GPS, Excavation, Survey, Site records, artifact analysis)

        Bilingual & Fluent (English/Spanish)

        Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

        Final Cut Pro

        Leadership Experience

        Team & group project


Fusing my Aerospace engineering background with anthropology

Underwater Archaeology

NASA and Space in relation to people



Present                                                              Entrepreneur:    

I have operated my own businesses since 1997, currently a Carpet Cleaning business. I have a lot of customer relations, financing, and management experience.


2010-2012                                                            Lab Assistant:

Helped categorize and analyze archeological artifacts from previous archeological projects. I trained students  to organize and classify artifacts. Photograph and scan artifacts for record verification.


2011 Summer                                                      Bureau of Land Management Volunteer: From July 13-16

Volunteered with BLM to mass survey and map Prehistoric Freemont land in Utah for 3 days using compass and GPS. Specifically conducted pedestrian survey in the Beaver River to get an inventory of artifacts and possible Freemont sites for future study.



2011 Summer                                                      Milford Archaeological Research Field School:

Archaeology from July 4th to July 16th in Milford Utah to learn about The Fremont Natives and their Culture.

• Obtained more advanced training in excavation, surveying, and mapping.

• Practiced Flint napping techniques and debitage analysis.

Also worked with the Great Basin Museum to record Historical artifacts from the Japanese Internment Camp at    Topaz.


2007-2008                                                            Traffic Coordinator At Flabob Airport Volunteer:

Traffic control during the Young Eagles Program. Also helped direct small groups of inexperienced volunteers’ to practice safety and cooperative skills in a busy runway.



2012                           President’s List

2012                           Member of the year for Pi Gama Mu Honor Society

Spring 2012               Dean’s List

Winter 2011               Dean’s List

Winter 2012               Dean’s List



2011-2012                        Treasurer of the Cal Poly Pomona Anthropological Society

2011-2012                       Treasurer of the Cal Poly Pomona CLASS Council            

2010-2012                       Treasurer  & Historian Officer Positions of the Gymnastics & Tumbling Club                        



Society for California Archaeologist

Pi Gama Mu Honor Society

Society of Hispanics in Sciences and Engineering (SHSE)

 Maximizing Engineering Potential (MEP)




Dorothy D. Wills, Ph.D.                                    Cal Poly Pomona

Chair, Geography and Anthropology

Phone (909) 869-3582                       Email:


Dr. Mark Allen                                                                   Cal Poly Pomona

Anthropology Coordinator / Professor Anthropology

Phone: (909) 869-3577                      Email:


Dr. Kun Chen                                                                      Cal Poly Pomona

Phone: (909) 869-3576                      Email:


Dr. Claudia García-Des Lauriers                                Cal Poly Pomona

Phone: (909) 869-2801                      Email:


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