Under indirect supervision, oversees and leads one or more archaeological crews (depending on experience) during archaeological surveys and excavation projects. Oversees the collection, recording, and interpretation of archaeological data in the field, and may coordinate laboratory processing and analysis activities. Assists in the preparation of final descriptive, analytical, and research reports for publication, and contributes chapters to research reports.
Duties and Responsibilities
Oversees and coordinates one or more archaeological field crews (depending on experience) in archaeological survey and excavation projects
Collects and records archaeological data, artifacts, and materials for subsequent analysis and interpretation.
Coordinates and oversees laboratory processing activities, to include cleaning, reconstruction, classification, and cataloging of artifacts.
Provides functional guidance and leadership to technical staff in areas of specialty, such as faunal, lithic, and/or ceramic analysis.
Performs direct research and analysis in one or more areas of archaeological specialty.
Writes or co-authors archaeological survey, excavation, and analysis reports for publication.
Ensures the application of safe work practices by crew members during survey/excavation projects.
Ensures timely completion of fieldwork and project reports.
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
See the Position Description for additional information.