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Posted: 11/18/2016

NYC Archaeological Repository: The Nan A. Rothschild Research Center

The NYC Archaeological Repository: The Nan A. Rothschild Research Center is managed by the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC), which is the New York City agency that is responsible for protecting New York City’s architecturally, historically, and culturally significant buildings and sites. LPC’s Archaeology Department reviews subsurface work that must be approved through the environmental review process and, for some sites, under the Landmarks Law. If important archaeological resources are threatened, this department determines and oversees appropriate archaeology. The Department also manages the NYC Archaeological Repository, located in Midtown Manhattan, which curates significant city archaeological collections. The collections are being made accessible to scholars and the public through http://www.nyc.gov/archaeology

Consultant/ Urban Archaeologist- Full time for 9 month contract
Professional Opportunity
New York, NY
$30 an hour

Job Description:

Under the supervision of the Director of Archaeology, the Urban Archaeologist/Curators will help to incorporate historic artifacts from two archaeological collections, the Stadt Huys and 7 Hanover Square excavations. Work will include-: verifying, rehousing, and cataloging The work will occur at 114 W 47th Street.

Qualification Requirements:

1. A masters degree from an accredited university in Anthropology, American History or American Studies, with a minimum of 24 graduate credits in anthropological archaeology plus a minimum of 16 weeks supervised training in basic archaeological field research. All candidates must also have at least one year of full-time paid experience directly related to the duties of the position; or

2. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" above.


Curation experience;

Expertise with New York City archaeological artifacts;

Ability to work independently;

Experience with database maintenance and management;

Excellent writing and oral communication skills;

Excellent organizational skills;

Cultural Resource Management experience.


OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
Please submit resume and cover letter electronically to: asutphin@lpc.nyc.gov While we appreciate every applicant's interest, only those under consideration will be contacted.
Amanda Sutphin
1 Centre St, 9th FL
New York, NY 11201

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