Topic ID #32872 - posted 6/8/2014 1:18 PM

Experienced Graduate Seeks Employment in Archaeology or CRM. Willing to Relocate and Travel


Creighton D. Fain

5498 Peaco Place, Winter Park, FL 32792

(904) 304-3235


Objective           Recent graduate of University of Central Florida seeks to obtain employment experience more relevant to field of study.

Education          University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 08/11 – 05/14

Degree: Bachelors of Arts in Anthropology, Earned 2014

GPA: 2.81

Related Courses     Archaeology and Rise of Human Culture

Archaeology of Complex Societies

Human Species

Archaeology and Popular Culture

Magic, Ritual, and Belief

Language and Culture

Religion in America

Native American Religions
Sex, Gender, and Culture

Archaeology of Caribbean Piracy

Philosophy of Religion
Peoples of the World

Philosophy, Religion, and the Environment

Americas Before Columbus


Hillsborough Community College, Tampa, FL 08/09 – 05/11

Degree: Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts

GPA: 3.2                               

Archaeological Field School
, Eleuthera, The Bahamas, Summer 2012
Dr. Peter Sinelli, Instructor

Phase I & II archaeological excavation techniques, laboratory setting sorting and examination of artifacts, data collection and recording

Cemetery Resources Protection Training, Florida Public Archaeology Network, 2012
Identification and research techniques pertaining to cemeteries and master site file, cleaning of gravestones, filing and registering cemeteries

Experience           Indian River Anthropological Society Fox Lake Project, Titusville, FL 01/12- 07/13

Crew Chief

§ Plot test unit, supervise excavation, record data, fill out forms for each level, proofread collection bags, sort artifacts in laboratory setting, oversee other volunteers, delegate responsibilities to other volunteers


Seminole Rest Archaeological Excavation, Canaveral National Seashore, Titusville, FL 05/12

Volunteer, National Park Services

·   Assisted in phase II excavation of Seminole Rest

·   Gained insight and experience working with National Park Services personnel

·   Evaluated Seminole Rest for Historical Landmark eligibility


Turtle Mound Archaeological Excavation, Canaveral National Seashore, Titusville, FL 06/12

Volunteer, National Park Services

·   Assisted in phase II excavation of Turtle Mound

·   Identified and categorized various species of marine fauna



Volunteering       Center for Great Apes, Wauchula, FL, 01/12 - 04/14

·   Planted and harvested food from gardens

·   Cleaned/organized ape enclosures

·   Performed maintenance tasks as requested


Employment        Moe’s Southwest Grill, Orlando, FL 2005 – present

Shift Supervisor, Kitchen Manager, Prep Cook

·   Supervising employees; recording, compiling and depositing money; completing paperwork; ensuring the store is ready for opening; completing closing duties, including cleaning the store; preparing and serving food


Rick Fain Architectural Stone Installation, Inc., Jacksonville, FL, 2001-2005,

Co-Owner/ Operator

·   Hiring/ managing laborers, intense physical labor, overseeing construction, interactions with clients, crisis management, budgeting funds for supplies/payroll


Activities              UCF Undergraduate Anthropology Society: President, 2012-2014 – prepared and chaired meetings, organized events and sales, corresponded with other organizations, managed books and funds, liaison to student government



Organizations:    American Archaeological Association

Archaeological Institute of America

Florida Anthropological Society

Hominids Anonymous

Indian River Anthropological Society

Society for American Archaeology


References:          Thomas E. Penders, Cultural Resources Manager

45th Space Wing, USAF, 1224 Jupiter Street, MS-9125, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida 32925

Ph: (321) 853-0886, E-mail:


Margo Schwadron, National Park Services: Southeastern Archaeological Center

2035 E. Paul Dirac Drive, Johnson Building, Suite 120, Tallahassee, Florida 32310

Ph: (850) 580-3011 x238, Email:


Dr. Peter Sinelli, Professor

University of Central Florida

4000 University of Central Florida, Alafaya, FL 32816 Room 409P

Ph: (407) 823-2227, Email:

  Melissa A. Walsh, Archaeologist

Johnson, Mirmiran, & Thompson

72 Loveton Circle, Sparks, MD 21152

Ph: (407) 276-0633, Email:


Timothy Weathers, Sanitation and Safety Specialist

Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Division of Hotels and Restaurants

1940 North Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399

Ph: (352) 262-2462, Email:


Elaine H. Williams, MA, CIG; President, Indian River Anthropological Society

3470 Melrose Avenue, Titusville, FL 32780

Ph: (321) 267-6214, Email:


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