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🔗1907 Archaeological Laboratory Supervisor

  • Full Time
  • St Paul, MN
  • 58,560.00 USD / Year
  • Job Reference #: 1907
  • Job Summary: coordinates laboratory workflows and supervises archaeological laboratory processing, inventory, analysis and research and curation for the Archaeology Department at the Minnesota Historical Society.
  • Job Qualifications:

     

    JOB TITLE: Archaeological Laboratory Supervisor

    LOCATION: Kellogg Center, 328 W Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, MN 55102

    COMPENSATION: $58,560.00 annual minimum

    STATUS & HOURS: Full-time, (approximately 2,080 annual hours) project position through June 30, 2026.

    BENEFITS: Eligible to participate in State Employee Group Insurance Program and a retirement program with employer contribution. Generous vacation and sick time accruals with additional paid holidays.

    DESIGNATION: Supervisory

    POSTING DATE: May 22, 2024

    DEADLINE DATE: Open Until Filled

    TO APPLY: Interested applicants must apply online at the Minnesota Historical Society’s career center at www.mnhs.org/jobs and include a resume and cover letter by the

    application deadline date.

    DESCRIPTION: The Archaeological Laboratory Supervisor coordinates laboratory workflows and supervises archaeological laboratory processing, inventory, analysis and research and curation for the Archaeology Department at the Minnesota Historical Society.

    SUMMARY OF WORK: 1) Supervises the planning, implementation, coordination, and monitoring of archaeological laboratory processing, analytical, inventory, and curation projects; 2) Conducts laboratory analysis and supports reporting of all phases of archaeological research; 3) Supports the care and management of incoming archaeological collections as a State Repository, ensures proper documentation through the appropriate recording protocols; 4) Provides overall work direction for the hiring, training, supervision, and motivation of assigned staff, interns, and volunteers and ensures overall compliance with MNHS policies and procedures; and 5) Provides professional expertise to others.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    ● Bachelor’s degree in anthropology, archaeology or related field.

    ● One year of supervised field and analytical experience in general North American archaeology. ● Four years conducting research to identify, evaluate and protect archaeological and historical resources.

    ● Practical experience in the application of archaeological methods for archival, field, and laboratory research and analysis.

    ● Ability to meet licensing and permit standards established by federal and state agencies, including the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards and the Minnesota Office of the State Archaeologist.

    ● Ability to spend extended periods of time outside in all weather conditions.

    ● Ability to bend, kneel, crouch, sit, stand, reach, pull, push, and lift up to 30 pounds as necessary to perform field duties.

    ● Ability and willingness to travel.

    ● Valid Driver’s License.

    DEMONSTRATED SKILLS IN:

    ● Application of archaeological methods for archival, field, and laboratory research and analysis. ● Computer skills necessary to develop quality project and program documentation. ● Proficiency in technical skills such as photography, technical writing, surveying, and drafting. ● Establishing and maintaining cooperative and effective working relationships with a variety of

    representatives of public and private organizations; communities, governmental officials and agencies, members of boards, foundations, commissions, and support groups; organizational managers; and the general public.

    ● Working independently and taking individual initiative while also being able to collaborate effectively and contribute positively in a team environment.

    ● Multitasking, working effectively under pressure to meet deadlines, prioritizing and adapting to changing priorities.

    ● Ability to remain flexible and adapt to changing situations.

    ● Thinking imaginatively and problem solving.

    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    ● An advanced degree in anthropology, archaeology or related field.

    ● Experience in Upper Midwest archaeology.

    ● Experience with cultural resource management, the Secretary of Interior’s Standards for Archaeology and Historic Preservation, applicable Code of Federal Regulations, and applicable Minnesota Statutes.

    ● Familiarity with the basic principles of cultural anthropology, biological anthropology, geography, geomorphology, geology, soil science, biology, zoology, botany, paleo-ecology, chemistry, and statistics.

    ● Expertise in a specialized skill such as GIS, geomorphology, material culture studies, or advanced laboratory analyses.

    Should you have questions with the application process, email humanresources@mnhs.org or call MNHS Job Line at 651-259-3181.

    At MNHS, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on diversity for the benefit of our employees, our products and services, and our community. The Minnesota Historical Society believes that an inclusive culture among our team members is critical to our success as a historical society and museum, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Minnesota Historical Society is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and employer.

  • How to Apply:

    Interested applicants must apply online at the Minnesota Historical Society’s career center at www.mnhs.org/jobs and include a resume and cover letter by the application deadline date.

     

  • Job benefits: generous state of mn benefits
  • Application URL: http://www.mnhs.org/jobs
  • Application Address: Kellogg Center, 328 W Kellogg Blvd, St. Paul, MN 55102 / usa

Website Minnesota Historical Society

History Museum, Historic Sites, LIbrary and Archives

JOB TITLE: Archaeological Laboratory Supervisor

LOCATION: Kellogg Center, 328 W Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, MN 55102

COMPENSATION: $58,560.00 annual minimum

STATUS & HOURS: Full-time, (approximately 2,080 annual hours) project position through June 30, 2026.

BENEFITS: Eligible to participate in State Employee Group Insurance Program and a retirement program with employer contribution. Generous vacation and sick time accruals with additional paid holidays.

DESIGNATION: Supervisory

POSTING DATE: May 22, 2024

DEADLINE DATE: Open Until Filled

TO APPLY: Interested applicants must apply online at the Minnesota Historical Society’s career center at www.mnhs.org/jobs and include a resume and cover letter by the application deadline date.

DESCRIPTION: The Archaeological Laboratory Supervisor coordinates laboratory workflows and supervises archaeological laboratory processing, inventory, analysis and research and curation for the Archaeology Department at the Minnesota Historical Society.

SUMMARY OF WORK: 1) Supervises the planning, implementation, coordination, and monitoring of archaeological laboratory processing, analytical, inventory, and curation projects; 2) Conducts laboratory analysis and supports reporting of all phases of archaeological research; 3) Supports the care and management of incoming archaeological collections as a State Repository, ensures proper documentation through the appropriate recording protocols; 4) Provides overall work direction for the hiring, training, supervision, and motivation of assigned staff, interns, and volunteers and ensures overall compliance with MNHS policies and procedures; and 5) Provides professional expertise to others.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

● Bachelor’s degree in anthropology, archaeology or related field.

● One year of supervised field and analytical experience in general North American archaeology.

● Four years conducting research to identify, evaluate and protect archaeological and historical resources.

● Practical experience in the application of archaeological methods for archival, field, and laboratory research and analysis.

● Ability to meet licensing and permit standards established by federal and state agencies, including the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards and the Minnesota Office of the State Archaeologist.

● Ability to spend extended periods of time outside in all weather conditions.

● Ability to bend, kneel, crouch, sit, stand, reach, pull, push, and lift up to 30 pounds as necessary to perform field duties.

● Ability and willingness to travel.

● Valid Driver’s License.

DEMONSTRATED SKILLS IN:

● Application of archaeological methods for archival, field, and laboratory research and analysis.

● Computer skills necessary to develop quality project and program documentation.

● Proficiency in technical skills such as photography, technical writing, surveying, and drafting.

● Establishing and maintaining cooperative and effective working relationships with a variety of representatives of public and private organizations; communities, governmental officials and agencies, members of boards, foundations, commissions, and support groups; organizational managers; and the general public.

● Working independently and taking individual initiative while also being able to collaborate effectively and contribute positively in a team environment.

● Multitasking, working effectively under pressure to meet deadlines, prioritizing and adapting to changing priorities.

● Ability to remain flexible and adapt to changing situations.

● Thinking imaginatively and problem solving.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

● An advanced degree in anthropology, archaeology or related field.

● Experience in Upper Midwest archaeology.

● Experience with cultural resource management, the Secretary of Interior’s Standards for Archaeology and Historic Preservation, applicable Code of Federal Regulations, and applicable Minnesota Statutes.

● Familiarity with the basic principles of cultural anthropology, biological anthropology, geography, geomorphology, geology, soil science, biology, zoology, botany, paleo-ecology, chemistry, and statistics.

● Expertise in a specialized skill such as GIS, geomorphology, material culture studies, or advanced laboratory analyses.

Should you have questions with the application process, email humanresources@mnhs.org.

At MNHS, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on diversity for the benefit of our employees, our products and services, and our community. The Minnesota Historical Society believes that an inclusive culture among our team members is critical to our success as a historical society and museum, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Minnesota Historical Society is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and employer.

Benefits

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Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must be at least 18 years old, currently enrolled in a degree-seeking academic program at the college level (or recently graduated within the past 12 months), and be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident. Interns are not eligible to work more than 1200 hours total in the program; previous interns must stay within this overall limit. The length of an internship can vary from 10 to 30 weeks if full time (40 hours per week) or longer if on a part-time schedule. If selected, the exact starting date will be determined by you and the NPS supervisor. The stipend rate is $17.00 per hour unless otherwise listed.

The successful candidate is responsible for finding and paying for travel to and housing at the internship location; some exceptions apply. The supervising office may be able to assist in locating housing but it is ultimately up to the individual accepting the internship to find accommodation.

The National Council requires all interns working in-person at Federal facilities and/or with Federal employees receive the Covid-19 vaccination. Please be advised that you may also be required to wear a mask, depending on the protocols adopted by your work site. Also be aware that, due to Government-wide security requirements, a background check will be required if you are selected for a position. This will include providing information about recent housing and employment history. The position supervisor will have more information about these requirements and procedures at the time of hiring. You may direct any questions to NCPE's Internship Program Director, Julee Johnson, at manager@preservenet.org.

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