Topic ID #39251 - posted 3/2/2018 8:38 AM

Project Director - Archaeology/Cultural Resources


Project Director - Archaeology/Cultural Resources

Job Summary

NE ARC, Inc. is seeking to hire an experienced full-time Project Director to join our team. The position will be based out of our Farmington, Maine office, however projects will be conducted throughout the Northeast, primarily Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont.  The position will require the management and direct supervision of archaeological projects in the field, laboratory and office.

Minimum Requirements

Graduate degree in in Anthropology, Archaeology, or a closely related field.

5+ years of experience in archaeology consulting including supervisory experience in survey, site evaluation and data recovery.

Well developed verbal and technical writing skills, with the ability to author and review technical reports, scopes-of-work and research designs.

Computer proficiency, including familiarity with Microsoft Office suite.

Proficiency with archaeological survey and field mapping techniques using survey equipment such as GPS and total stations.

Must possess a valid driver's license and be willing to travel to field projects and meetings as needed.

Must be a U.S. citizen or hold a federally approved work visa.

Knowledge of North American Archaeology; Prehistory; History; Artifact Analysis; Historic Preservation; Secretary of the Interior Standards for Archaeology; National Register of Historic Places eligibility criteria; Archival Research techniques; and familiarity with federal and state laws and regulations for cultural resources and historic preservation including, but not limited to, Section 106.

Must be able to work in a variety of environments and walk long distances over uneven terrain and be able to lift and carry up to 50lbs.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience

Field experience in the Northeast including reconnaissance, survey, testing and data recovery.

Register of Professional Archaeologists certified or equivalent.

Working knowledge of GIS computer software.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

Supervising all aspects of archaeological survey, site recording and evaluations and archaeological testing and data recovery.

Coordinating and communicating with a range of clients as well as representatives from various local, state, and federal agencies.

Working independently under the direction of the Principal Investigator.

Analyzing and documenting pre-contact and/or historic sites and artifacts.

Writing technical reports, proposals, scopes-of-work and other documents related to cultural resource management.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is based on experience and education.  This is a full-time position with benefits, including 401k, sick and vacation time, holidays, and health benefits.

We are committed to meeting our clients’ needs in the highest quality manner, with the highest ethical and professional standards.  NE ARC, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

How to Apply:

Please submit letter of interest and CV/resume to, or mail to:

Northeast Archaeology Research Center, Inc.

382 Fairbanks Rd

Farmington, Maine 04938


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