CRA - Principal Investigator, Staff Archaeologist, Laboratory Director - Shreveport, Louisiana


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CRA - Principal Investigator, Staff Archaeologist, Laboratory Director - Shreveport, Louisiana 

 

http://crai-ky.com/careers/  

http://crai-ky.com/about/office-locations/louisiana/

 

Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc. (CRA) is seeking qualified candidates to join our Louisiana office team. We are currently accepting applications for Principal Investigator, Staff Archaeologist, and Laboratory Supervisor positions. Located at the heart of the Ark-La-Tex region in Shreveport, the Louisiana office was established in 2010 to support clients throughout the South, operating primarily in LA, TX, OK, AR, and MS. The Louisiana office has a strong reputation for high-quality cultural resource investigations in the region, including large- and small-scale inventory surveys, National Register evaluation and data recovery excavations, and geophysical and cemetery studies.

 

The ideal Principal Investigator candidate will have a M.A. in anthropology with experience working in the Southeastern or South Central U.S., a minimum of five years of supervisory experience in cultural resource contracting, and meet the Secretary of the Interior's (SOI) Standards (36 CFR Part 61) for archaeology. Other qualifications include excellent writing and verbal communication skills, strong organizational skills, and technological proficiency that includes some experience working with GIS and relational databases.  A working knowledge of relevant historic preservation legislation and regulations is essential. Qualified applicants will be registered with the Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) or will be eligible for RPA registration. Primary duties will include: Responsible for solicitation of new projects, proposal budget preparation, project logistics and oversight including budget and schedule tracking, and execution of phase I (inventory-level survey), phase II (National Register evaluation), and phase III (data recovery) projects throughout the South Central and Southeastern U.S. This will involve conducting pre-field research, directing fieldwork and laboratory analysis, and preparation and technical review of reports. It is imperative that candidates be able to work 8 to 10 hour days in a variety of conditions and understand that there may be frequent stays away from the office. Stooping, bending, and lifting are essential functions of this position.

 

The ideal Staff Archaeologist candidate will have a M.A. in anthropology with experience working in the Southeastern or South Central U.S., a minimum of three years of supervisory experience in cultural resource contracting, and meet the SOI Standards (36 CFR Part 61) for archaeology. Other qualifications include excellent writing and verbal communication skills, strong organizational skills, and technological proficiency that includes some experience working with GIS and relational databases. Qualified applicants will be registered with the RPA or will be eligible for RPA registration. Primary duties will include: Responsible for assigned phase I (inventory-level survey), phase II (National Register evaluation), and phase III (data recovery) projects throughout the South Central and Southeastern U.S. This will involve conducting pre-field research, directing fieldwork and laboratory analysis, and preparing technical reports. It is imperative that candidates be able to work 8 to 10 hour days in a variety of conditions and understand that there will be frequent stays away from the office. Stooping, bending, and lifting are essential functions of this position.

 

The ideal Laboratory Supervisor candidate will have a B.A. in anthropology with specialization in archaeology and a minimum of 3 years of laboratory supervisory experience. This position requires excellent organizational skills, writing and verbal communication skills, and proficiency in computer Word processing, spreadsheets, and relational databases. Must be detail-oriented, analytical, and observant, and possess the organizational skills to demonstrate flexible and efficient time management while directing laboratory personnel. Primary duties will include: Responsible for planning, implementing, coordinating, and monitoring laboratory processing and analyses, and oversees processing and analyses for laboratory and field technicians. Responsible for coordinating with curatorial repositories and preparing collections for final disposition of artifacts and project records. 

 

These are full-time, salaried positions with a competitive benefit package. Salary is negotiable and dependent upon experience, education, and added skill sets and training. Please submit letters of interest identifying which position you are applying for, along with your resume, three professional references, and a writing sample to Bridgette Robinson via email at barobinson@.... Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc. employees are required to undergo a background check that includes driving history. Post-employment drug screening may be expected based on client expectations and contract requirements.

 

Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

  

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