Temp Archaeology Field Coord/Lab Tech; 2 weeks; Phase II; Carroll, Madison Counties, Arkansas; $17/hr

Kim Jessen

position summary

In this project-specific position, the Archaeological Field Coordinator/Lab Technician will provide in-field artifact processing and analysis and support overall project logistics associated with a 2-week Phase II archaeological survey project in Carroll and Madison Counties, Arkansas, with a tentative start date of October 10, 2021. There is potential to lead into Phase I work in Iowa through the upcoming 2021 field season.  



Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator for Phase II survey, the Field Coordinator/Lab Technician is responsible for performing common tasks associated with in-field prehistoric artifact identification and analysis for eight prehistoric archaeological sites. Duties will include the following:

·         Perform in field analysis and artifact processing for the Phase II excavation.

·         Participate in the Phase II excavation field technician duties as needed, including shovel/hand excavation,
screening, feature identification and removal.

·         Complete artifact-related paperwork including but not limited to the field catalog, photo log, and final Arkansas catalog.

·         Provide support for project logistics included any on-site coordination related to hotels, field supplies, and site
access coordination.


qualifications and experience


The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

·         Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in archaeology, anthropology, or related science.

·         Successful completion of an archaeological field school.

·         Minimum of 1 year of experience in a similar capacity conducting field or lab work.

schedule and compensation

·         $17/hour

·         Schedule On: Monday – Saturday; 10-hour days

·         Schedule Off: Sunday

·         Hourly Position - Overtime paid for all hours worked over 40

·         Project-based lodging (single occupancy) and per diem


Candidates interested in applying should submit a cover letter and your resume with three professional references to Angela Julin, Principal Investigator, at angela.julin@....




Kim Jessen
612.746.1617 direct

1 Main Street SE, Suite 300
Minneapolis, MN 55414


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