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1. Requisition Number 350
Title Director of Collections
School / UnitFaculty of Arts and Sciences
Reports To Peabody Museum
Location Cambridge
Full Time / Part Time Full-Time
Salary Grade 60
Date Posted 04/23/1999
Duties And Responsibilities
The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology invites applications an
nominations for the position of Director of Collections. Reporting to the
Director, the Collections Director will have general oversight of the
museum's extensive holdings as well as supervision of collections-based
personnel (25 or more staff), financial matters, policies and procedures.
The Collections Director will be expected to contribute to the development
of computerized and other collections records as well as to fundin
proposals. Responsibilities include administration, coordination of staff
and departments,and supervision of collections departments including
collection management,registration, conservation, repatriation and
information technology.

Required Education
Qualifications include experience in strategic planning,
administration, computer data management, personnel and grants management.
At least eight years of museum experience is required. Individuals with a
PhD. in the anthropology/archaeology of North America are especially
encouraged to apply. NOTE: Please send resume, cover letter and names of
three references to: Director, Peabody Museum, Harvard University, 11
Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138. Visit the Peabody Museum's website
(http://www.peabody.harvard.edu) for further information about the museum.
The deadline for applications is March 15, 1999.

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2. Requisition Number 578

Title Temporary Curatorial Assistant in
Midwestern/Plains Archaeology
School / Unit Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Reports To Peabody Museum
Location Cambridge
Full-Time
Salary Grade 55
Date Posted 04/26/1999


Duties And Responsibilities
Assists with Peabody Museum's repatriation effort with a special focus on
archaeological collections from Midwestern and Plains states (IA, IL, KS,
NE, OH, OK, ND, SD, MT). Works under supervision of Curatorial Associate
for North American Archaeologyto consult with Native American groups whose
ancestral homelands are within Midwestern and Plains states area, and to
produce appropriate inventories as required by NAGPRA. Specific duties
include compilation, review and analysis of data from a variety of sources
including museum records, archives, published and unpublished literature,
and collections themselves, and produces syntheses for determining cultural
affiliation. Consultation with Native American groups, other archaeologists
and museums required. Ability to meet project timetable essential.

Required Education
MA and 3-5 years Midwest and Plains states archaeology
experience required. Familiarity with Macintosh environment necessary.
Excellent organizational and research skills, accuracy, attention to
details and good interpersonal skills necessary. Experience with inventory
production under NAGPRA preferable. NOTE: Temporary, one-year grant-funded
position. Send resume and cover letter to Rebecca Chetham, Peabody Museum,
11 Divinity Avenue, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138.


3. Requisition Number 580 Title Temporary Curatorial Assistant in
Southeastern Archaeology
Full-Time Date Posted 04/26/1999

Duties And Responsibilities
Assists with Peabody Museum's repatriation effort with a
special focus on archaeological collections from the Southeast states (AL,
AR, GA, FL, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN). Works under supervision of Curatorial
Associate for North American Archaeology to consult with Native American
groups whose ancestral homelands are within these states, and to produce
appropriate inventories as required by NAGPRA. Specific duties include
compilation, review and analysis of data from a variety of sources
including museum records, archives, published and unpublished literature,
and collections themselves, and produces syntheses for determining cultural
affiliation. Consultation with Native American groups, other archaeologists
and museums required. Ability to meet project timetable essential.

Required Education
MA and 3-5 years related experience in the archaeology
of the Southeastern United States required. Familiarity with the
archaeology of Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, and Kentucky essential.
Familiarity with Macintosh environment necessary. Excellent organizational
and research skills, accuracy, attention to details and good interpersonal
skills necessary Experience with inventory production under NAGPRA
preferable. NOTE: Temporary, one-year grant-funded position. Send resume
and cover letter to Rebecca Chetham, Peabody Museum, 11 Divinity Avenue,
Harvard University,Cambridge, MA 02138.

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