Director of Public Archaeology Facility

Binghamton University’s Division of Research seeks a Director for the University’s Public Archaeology Facility (PAF), a campus-designated Organized Research Center. PAF is an archaeological research center that specializes in all dimensions of cultural resource management (CRM) within the Northeastern U.S., mainly in New York and Pennsylvania. Established in 1972, PAF’s grants and contracts support 25 employees (project managers, field/lab technicians, and administrative personnel) within the University’s Division of Research. Our staff provides federal, state, local, and private groups within the Northeastern US with professional archaeological surveys in compliance with state and federal regulations. Our grants and contracts generate scholarly research that enhances the professional visibility of our staff, faculty, students, and university within the local community, region, and nation. We train archaeologists (undergraduates and graduates) to be field and research specialists within a CRM context. Our staff implements “Public Archaeology” through community programs, Native American collaborations, and preservation initiatives.

The successful candidate will be expected to be a strong cultural resource management (CRM) professional with demonstrated experience in managing all operations associated with a thriving CRM research center within a University setting. The person selected will be collegial and have a record of working collaboratively with an established professional staff of archaeologists and administrative staff. This is a full-time research management position. The successful candidate will be expected to have a strong research focus (preferably within the Northeast or Middle Atlantic), and be capable of advancing the education, research, and outreach mission of PAF and Binghamton University.

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Museum Scientist 2, New York State Museum

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New York State Museum JobThe New York State Education Department’s Office of Cultural Education is seeking candidates for a Museum Scientist 2 position in the New York State Museum’s (NYSM) Cultural Resources Survey Program (CRSP).  The CRSP is an applied research program of the Museum’s Research & Collections Division that provides research and assessment of archaeological and architectural resources for other state agencies. Under the supervision of the Co-Director of the Museum’s CRSP Research and Collections Division, the incumbent will serve as the Geospatial Information System (GIS) and the Computer Aided Design (CAD) specialist for the program. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

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NYC Job Posting Urban Archaeologist

Under the supervision of the Director of Archaeology, the Urban Archaeologist/Curators will help to incorporate historic artifacts from two archaeological collections, the Stadt Huys and 7 Hanover Square excavations.  Work will include: verifying, rehousing, and cataloging. The work will occur at 114 W 47th Street. The NYC Archaeological Repository: The Nan A. Rothschild Research Center is managed by the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC), which is the New York City agency that is responsible for protecting New York City’s architecturally, historically, and culturally significant buildings and sites.

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CRSP co-Director Position

The CRSP co-Director position has just been posted. You can see the
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The New York State Education Department (NYSED) Office of Cultural Education (OCE) is seeking to fill a Museum Scientist 4, in the New York State Museum (NYSM). Under the direction of the Director, Research and Collections Division, the incumbent will serve as co-Director for the Museum’s Cultural Resource Survey Program (CRSP). Duties of this position will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide day-to-day management of the in-house portion of the CRSP;
  • Oversee of all aspects of CRSP including annual program and project budgeting, project scheduling, staff assignments, coordination with client agencies, draft report reviews, equipment and supply purchases, and management and maintenance of field vehicles and field and laboratory equipment;
  • Collaborate with the CRSP co-director to assess the appropriate assignment of projects to the in-house program for the subcontracted portion of CRSP;
  • Cooperatively work with CRSP co-director to develop the annual program and the addition of CRSP projects to meet client and agency priorities and schedules;
  • Supervise in-house CRSP staff;
  • Ensure that work schedules are maintained;
  • Develop and review annual performance plans for staff;
  • Ensure that field and laboratory work meets all appropriate professional standards, including all applicable federal and state laws, regulations, and guidelines;
  • Coordinate with NYSM collections staff to accession collections in timely fashion; and
  • Collaborate with CRSP co-director to meet client, agency and NYSM expectations for public outreach and engagement.

EDR Employment Opportunity

From:  EDR Human Resources
Date:  April 22, 2016
Reference:  Employment Opportunity – Project Archaeologist

Project Archaeologist
Environmental Design & Research, Landscape Architecture, Engineering, & Environmental Services, D.P.C. (EDR) is seeking an experienced, versatile, team oriented Project Archaeologist to join our Environmental Services Division. The qualified candidate will have 3-5 years of experience directing archaeological field projects in New York, the northeast, and/or mid-Atlantic states; strong writing skills and demonstrated ability to prepare cultural resources report; familiarity with both pre-contact (Native American) and historic-period archaeological sites and artifacts; and a working understanding of federal and state regulatory processes (e.g., NEPA, Section 106, Section 14.09, SEQRA). In addition, this position will require regular use of Trimble GPS, ArcGIS and office-based data processing, ability to travel (locally and out of state when required), ability to work outdoors in all kinds of weather, physical endurance to conduct archaeological field surveys in remote and challenging environments, ability to carry equipment (shovel and screen, GPS unit, cameras) while conducting fieldwork, ability to read and understand maps, and ability to prepare field records and drawings. The successful candidate must also have strong leadership skills, work well with other disciplines in a team environment, and be able to negotiate multiple concurrent projects. Must have a minimum BA/BS degree (MA/MS preferred) in anthropology, history, or related field.

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