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Research and Collections Technician (Archaeology), Box OCE-1397/29124

Employer
State of New York
Location
Rensselaer, New York
Closing date
May 19, 2024

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Position Type
Cultural Resource Management
Discipline
Archaeology
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Government
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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 04/23/24

Applications Due05/14/24

Vacancy ID157046
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AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleResearch and Collections Technician (Archaeology), Box OCE-1397/29124

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade14

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $52198 to $66634 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Office of Cultural Education

New York State Museum - Research and Collections

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12234

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Reassignment: Candidates must have one year of permanent non-competitive or 55b/c service as a Research and Collections Technician (Archaeology).

Non-Competitive Appointment: Candidates must have A bachelor's degree including or supplemented by 18 semester credit hours in archaeology, anthropology, history, in one of the natural sciences (e.g., biology, zoology, geology), or related fields AND one year of professional experience assisting in scientific or historical research in the field or in artifact/specimen care and maintenance in a laboratory or a museum.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Preference may be given to candidates who have:
  • A master's degree in anthropology, archaeology, public archaeology or related field and two years of experience in a cultural resource management (CRM) program.
  • Applicants with demonstrated expertise in the archaeology of New York State or nearby areas.

Duties Description The New York State Education Department's (NYSED) Office of Cultural Education is seeking candidates for a Research and Collection Technician in the Archaeology Unit of the New York State Museum. Under the supervision of a Museum Scientist 4 of the Museum's Cultural Resources Survey Program (CRSP), Research and Collections Division, the incumbent participates in archaeological fieldwork for CRSP projects throughout New York State: Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Perform reconnaissance survey and site examination and data recovery excavation at archaeological sites to all current Cultural Resource Management (CRM) professional standards;
  • Serve as field crew member or as crew chief as assigned, may also serve in a leadership role in absence of the project director;
  • Assist with training of seasonal field staff and ensure proper use of vehicles and equipment;
  • Assist with laboratory work and analysis, including assisting artifact processing, cleaning, organizing, labeling, photographing, and cataloging, using Museum standard practices;
  • Conduct library and archival research and contribute to technical reports for client and review agencies;
  • Complete report production and distribution to all current professional standards, and enter field notes and other data into electronic databases; and
  • Interact with public and with client agencies, and assist with Museum public outreach, such as providing material for Museum social media and making presentations to school groups and other visitors.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

This will be a contingent permanent, non-competitive appointment. Promotions and transfers may change appointees' negotiating unit. Candidates should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. Verification of degree and experience will be required at the time of interview for all candidates. This position will require up to 80% Statewide travel from April-November.

This position leads to a maximum salary of $66,634 based on annual performance advances.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by May 14, 2024 to ocejobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. You must include the Box number (OCE-1397/29124) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Links to application materials will not be accepted (i.e., Google Docs). Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.

New York State Education Department (NYSED) is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. NYS Human Rights Law prohibits discrimination because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, domestic violence victim status, gender identity, prior conviction records, prior arrests, youthful offender adjudications, or sealed records.

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Generous benefits of working for New York State, including, but not limited to, the following:

Holiday & Paid Time Off
  • Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually.
  • Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave in year one, increasing to 20+ days with additional years of service.
  • Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually.
  • Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA and eight (8) days paid sick leave annually for M/C.
  • Annual professional leave and educational leave opportunities for eligible staff.

Health Care Benefits
  • Eligible employees and dependents can choose from a variety of affordable and generous health insurance programs.
  • Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost.

Additional Benefits
  • Enrollment in the New York State pension system which has earned the distinction of being one of the best-managed and best-funded plans in the nation OR Optional Retirement Defined Contribution Plan with 8% salary match (eligibility requirements apply).
  • NYS Deferred Compensation and an exclusive 403(b) Optional Retirement Savings Plan.
  • Paid Parental Leave for all employees and Paid Family Leave (M/C Only).
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF).
  • Opportunities for telecommuting.
  • Eligibility for various life insurance options.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address ocejobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street NY State Education Department

89 Washington Avenue, OHRM, 528 EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by May 14, 2024 to ocejobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. You must include the Box number (OCE-1397/29124) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Links to application materials will not be accepted (i.e., Google Docs). Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.

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