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Archaeology Collections Assistant

University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Closing date
May 30, 2024

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Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Student Intermediate Level

Requisition IDreq29139 Working TitleArchaeology Collections Assistant Pay$14.00 Hourly CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM DepartmentMaxwell Museum (937B) Employment TypeStudent Employment Student TypeStudent Employment StatusNon-Exempt Background Check RequiredNo For Best Consideration Date4/30/2024 Position Summary

This position will provide students with hands-on-experience working with archaeological material culture and in collections management procedures.


Student will work on inventorying and researching ground stone curated at the Maxwell Museum and stored at the museum's off-site storage facility on the UNM campus. Examples of work include locating and pulling ground stone from shelving units; creating an inventory in Excel; identification of ground stone; other duties as assigned.

Minimum qualifications:

Undergraduate student in anthropology or an allied field. Prior course work, training, experience, or other knowledge of the material culture of New Mexico. Competent using Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to lift 40 lbs. boxes and ground stone, work in dusty spaces, and perform other moderate physical activities.

Minimum Qualifications

Equivalencies not found for this position

Preferred Qualifications Application Instructions

Only applications submitted through the official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this job advertisement on a 3rd party site, please visit UNMJobs to submit an application.

Please attach a cover letter, resume/CV and 3 references.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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