Topic ID #40124 - posted 9/6/2018 6:48 AM

Archaeology Collections Manager Jackson, MS


The position for Archaeology Collections Manager (Historic Resources Specialist I) at Mississippi Department of Archives and History is now being advertised through 9/14/2017.

This position involves work that is highly professional in nature. Its main responsibility involves archaeological collections management, including, but not limited to: processing and cataloging the state‚Äôs archaeological artifacts, general object analysis, data entry into Re:discovery Proficio, working with onsite researchers, and fulfilling research requests. Incumbent will also assist in organizing the collection after it is moved to a new facility. Incumbent must be detail-oriented and work well with others. Incumbent works under the general supervision of the Director of Archaeology Collections. 


       A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in archaeology, anthropology, history or a related field (archaeology or anthropology preferred) AND one (1) year of related experience.

                  Preferred qualifications: Experience in archaeological field school, experience in archaeological field methods, Southeastern Archaeology, and/or Mississippi River Valley Archaeology preferred but not required.

 Interested individuals should apply via the following the mississippi state personnel board website:


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