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🔗Archaeologist, Principal Investigator (Indiana or Ohio)

  • Full Time
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • 60,000-70,000 USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • How to Apply:


    resume and cover letter

ASC Group


Established in 1986, ASC Group, Inc., is a woman-owned cultural and environmental resources consulting company with a reputation for professionalism and expertise. The company specializes in archaeology, architectural history, ecology, and environmental services and has offices throughout the Midwest, including Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Indiana. Our passion is to discover and share our unique cultural and natural environment. This position will be in our offices in Indianapolis, Indiana, or Columbus, Ohio.

We are seeking an experienced candidate who is familiar with U. S. Midwest prehistoric and/or historic archaeology. Candidates will be expected to prepare proposals, lead field investigations, conduct laboratory analyses, write reports, manage clients, and participate in general business development. Travel throughout the Midwest and surrounding states are expected, and overnight and longer stays for field projects will be required.

The right person will enjoy:

Competitive compensation and benefits
A fast-paced, engaging office
A collaborative team and excellent work environment
Paid holidays and vacation
A professional network that extends throughout the Midwest
Training and professional development opportunities

The ideal candidate:

Holds a Master’s degree in archaeology and has a strong background in prehistoric and/or historic archaeology in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions.
They will have 3-5 years of supervisory experience and a proven track record of leading successful surveys, site evaluations, and data recovery excavations.
They will be prequalified, or be able to become prequalified, to conduct all phases of archaeological investigation by the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) or the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT).
They will possess excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to conduct detailed research and synthesize data sets.
They are familiar with standard office software packages and have the ability to work as a team member.
Our desired, well-rounded candidate will be able to conduct various field investigations, alone and under the direction of a Project Manager, in variable terrain and all weather conditions.
They will draft technical reports, assist with NEPA documents, coordinate and communicate project status, and maintain schedules and project budgets.
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. ASC is an equal employment opportunity employer.

If you’re interested in joining our team, we’d love to talk to you! Please submit your resume and a cover letter to this posting.

This position is physically located in Indiana or Ohio, and no relocation is offered. ASC Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This job posting is designed to be a good representation of the job requirements by is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $60,000.00 – $70,000.00 per year


Dental Insurance
Health insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance


8-hour shift
Monday to Friday


Master’s (Required)
Work Location: In person

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