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University of Alaska
Nenana, Alaska
Closing date
Feb 20, 2024

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- Job Number: 527371
- Classification:Administrative Specialist 3
- Grade:Grade 79
- Work type: On Campus, Staff Full-time
- Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
- School/Business unit:UA Museum of the North
- Location: Fairbanks
- Categories: Business/ Administrative/ Personnel, Arts/Museum, Research/Science
Position Summary:Do you have experience planning and implementing remote field project in Alaska? Does working in a dynamic museum environment interest you? Consider joining the UA Museum of the North's Archaeology team!
As an archaeologist you will work with the archaeology collection manager and curator of archaeology to lead field-based grant projects within the archaeology department at the University of Alaska Museum of the North.
To be successful in this position, applicants must have experience working in remote field settings in Alaska. Applicants with prior museum collections experience strongly preferred.
Minimum Qualifications:
They must possess at least a bachelor's degree in anthropology with a focus on archaeology. An advanced degree in anthropology is valued but not required with a requisite amount of experience with project management. Experience planning projects, managing budgets, and completing on time project reports is required. Applicants should be proficient with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word and should have experience working with databases. The archaeologist should exhibit excellent oral and written communication skills. Supervisory experience in a remote field and museum laboratory environment is preferred but not required.
A valid driver's license and clean driving record in compliance with UA Safe Driving Criteria is required.
Position Details:
This position is located on the UAF campus in Fairbanks. This is a full-time, exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package ( . UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. New hires will be placed on the UA staff salary schedule (\staff\salary_grid.pdf) , Grade 79, based on education and experience.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified.
*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.
This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.
The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.
UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Emilie Nelson at (907) 474 6443 or
Advertised: 07 Dec 2023 Alaskan Standard Time
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