PaleoWest is looking to fill a Field Director position for an upcoming large survey project in southern California. The candidate must possess an advanced degree in Anthropology or another applicable field. The successful Field Director will have the opportunity to develop and run future archaeological projects in southern California and may be asked to manage projects in other areas of the West as necessary. This midlevel position offers advancement opportunities in a growing ACRA-member firm and bonuses for productivity, performance, and academic publication.
The successful candidate will be fit, resourceful, dedicated, organized, and possess outstanding writing skills. Familiarity with digital data collection and mapping is preferred. Our Field Directors need to be able to communicate deftly with clients, agencies, tribes, subordinates, and colleagues. Candidates must have a minimum of 1-2 years prior experience managing projects and supervising field personnel with an eye towards efficiency and thoroughness. The position requires the ability to prepare, plan, and execute logistically challenging fieldwork in a successful and independent manner. Familiarity with the historic and prehistoric archaeology of the Mojave Desert (and SoCal) is highly preferred for this position. You must be a Registered Professional Archaeologist, or qualified to become one upon hire.
Please submit a current CV and brief letter of intent/personal statement to work@..., with “Field Director – SoCal” in the subject line.