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Posted: 01/06/2012

Employer
Virginia Tech
Conservation Management Institute

Virginia Tech, founded in 1872 as a land-grant institution, is currently ranked as a Top 30 Public University by US News & World Report and a Top 30 Public Research University by the National Science Foundation. Through a combination of its three missions of learning, discovery, and engagement, Virginia Tech continually strives to accomplish the charge of its motto: Ut Prosim (That I May Serve). As the Commonwealth's most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech serves a diverse population of 30,000+ students and 8000+ faculty and staff from over 100 countries, and is engaged in research around the world. Invent the Future at Virginia Tech.


Position
Collections Manager/Curator
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
Blackstone, VA
Details
 

Curate and maintain all artifacts and documents produced by the Virginia Department of Military Affairs-Virginia Army National Guard (VDMA-VAARNG) cultural resource program to the Department of the Interior guideline standards set forth in 36 CFR Part 79 "Curation of Federally-Owned and Administered Archaeological Collections." Manage archeological laboratory collections. Coordinate with Facilities Management-Environmental section activities and in particular, provide support to the cultural resources program and its compliance requirements. Provide conservation, curation, and cataloging of artifacts and VDMA-VAARNG collections. 

Required Qualifications: B. S./B. A. in anthropology, archaeology, history, or related field, or equivalent combination of training and experience; experience managing an archaeological collection, and preferably including an archaeological laboratory; experience performing archaeological field work; experience with lithic and ceramic analysis and reporting; experience with collections management databases; experience with public outreach and education programs, including exhibit design and installation; outstanding interpersonal and communication skills; and proven ability to work well independently and as part of a team.  

 

Preferred Qualifications:  M. S./M. A. in anthropology, archaeology, history, or related field; experience managing military related collections; meets Secretary of the Interior's Standards and Guidelines for Archeology (36 CFR Part 61); working knowledge of GIS; experience documenting historic cemeteries; experience with implementation of 36 CFR 79.  
OPen until
01/20/2012

How to apply
To evaluate the requirements and apply, candidates should review posting 0111339 in its entirety at www.jobs.vt.edu. Posting Review Begin Date is 01-16-2012. Applicants MUST apply on-line to be considered. If you have any questions please call our Service Center @ 540-231-9331 or email perserv@vt.edu.
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