Curates the archaeological collections of the Lab; provides access to the Lab's collections to IU faculty, staff and students; responds to public inquiries and promotes collections research at GBL. Manages and preserves archaeological materials and documents; conducts, publishes and enhances research on GBL collections; oversees contracts with government agencies and private firms; ensures compliance with government regulations; applies for collection preservation and digitization grants; develops and facilitates educational programming, website enhancements and exhibits; presents and publishes work related to GBL collections; manages support staff and advises student academic appointees; serves on internal and external committees.
Qualifications: Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Resume and cover letter required.
REQUIRED: Master's degree and two years of experience in museum collections management and development, archaeological laboratory collections management or archaeological curation.
Must have broad knowledge of archaeological materials and expert knowledge in archaeology of the American Midwest; must be experienced and familiar with archaeological survey excavation and remote sensing; must have expertise in database development and use; must be up-to-date on Federal and State laws and guidelines; must be able to communicate effectively with multiple stakeholders from the general public to university students, faculty, and administrators. Must have working knowledge of general office equipment and Microsoft Office software, including Access. Past Perfect, Filemaker and ArcGIS experience helpful.
Preferred: PhD in Anthropology with Archaeology focus, or Masters in Anthropology/Archaeology AND a Masters in Museum Studies.
Other information: The Glenn Black Laboratory (GBL) of Archaeology is a well-known resource for the study and interpretation of the past peoples of Indiana and the Midwest. Research in field archaeology couples with laboratory analysis and historic archival research to answer questions about history, ways of life, food and shelter, technology and art, belief and ritual, and interaction in the past. GBL collections comprise library and archives related to archaeology and ethno-history along with artifacts and samples from archaeological sites.
Applications accepted until March 6, 2014, or until position is filled.
Indiana University - 9 months ago