Underwater Archaeology and Maritime History jobs


State of Florida Archaeological Conservator

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on July 6, 2017

Closes: 7/28/2017

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

Supervises collections and conservation staff

Ensures timely completion of assigned work, adheres to collections protocols and timely responses to loan requests, request access, technical assistance, etc.

Supervises artifact processing, conservation and curation

Administers artifact loans for exhibit and research

Reviews underwater artifact salvage divisions

Facilitates collections research

Maintains computerized artifact database and maintains and develops associated software applications

Coordinates archaeological collection accession data with 1A-32 Archaeological Research Permits, Florida Master Site File database and other pertinent databases maintained by the division.

Supervises annual inventory of collections as required by Rule 1A-40.007, Florida Administrative Code.

Produces and presents research on aspects of the artifact collections, as mandated, in 267, Florida Statutes.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Master’s degree in Anthropology, Archaeology or related field. A PhD in these fields in preferred.

At least five years of experience as a professional archaeologist, some of which included archaeological collection management, artifact study and curation

Experience coordinating and facilitating research projects with other researchers

History of research and technical report writing experience in archaeology

Supervisory and leadership experience

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of Florida prehistory and history, including the types of sites that exist and their general distribution and geographic settings.

Knowledge of prehistoric and historic material culture found in Florida

Proficiency in collections database software

Working knowledge of curation and conservation techniques.

Knowledge of analysis used to study archaeological and historical objects

PREFERRED (NOT REQUIRED) KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

PhD in Anthropology, Archaeology or related field.

Knowledge of 872.05, Florida Statutes, pertaining to unmarked human remains and NAGPRA

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