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🔗Field Representative-East Region

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Frederick, MD
  • 45,000-55,000 USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • February 28, 2023
  • Department: Eastern Region
  • How to Apply:

    Send resume and letter indicating interest in this position to The Archaeological Conservancy, Eastern Regional Office, 22 South Market Street, Suite 2A, Frederick, MD 21701 or to

  • Job benefits: Healthcare, Retirement, Paid time off
  • Contact Name: Kelley Berliner
  • Application Email:
  • Application Phone #: 301-682-6359
  • Application Address: 22 South Market Street, Suite 2A, Frederick, MD 21701

Website The Archaeological Conservancy

The Archaeological Conservancy is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to the permanent preservation of archaeological sites.

POSITION: Field Representative—Eastern Region

GENERAL INFORMATION: The Archaeological Conservancy (TAC) is the only national nonprofit organization that acquires preserves. and manages archaeological sites in the U.S. Founded in 1980, the organization is seeking a field representative to assist the regional director and staff. The organization is small but growing.


Program Objectives:

1.    Acquire, preserve, and manage archaeological sites in the East (ME, NH, VT, CT, MA, RI, NY, NJ, PA, DE, MD, WV, VA, NC)

2.    Generate support funds for this program.

3.    Build public support for archaeological preservation.


Position Responsibility is to assist the Regional Director to:

1.    Complete all phases of land acquisition projects including:
a) Research and evaluate proposed preservation projects.
b) Conduct extended negotiations with landowners to acquire property through gift or purchase.
c) Work with central office on tax, legal and financial matters relating to acquisitions.

2.    Generate funding for specific acquisition projects.

3.    Work with interested persons and groups (including governments) to build support for archaeological site preservation.

4.    Develop management plans, outreach materials, and coordinate site stewards for the preserves.



1.    Demonstrated preservation/conservation ethic and/or public interest ethic. Must be highly motivated.

2.    Bachelor’s degree in archaeology or related field. Graduate education or field work in the above states is highly recommended. Consideration also given for experience in historic preservation and land management in the region.

3.    Experience in real estate, law, business, dealing with landowners or entrepreneurship.

4.    Excellent speaking, writing, and computer skills.

5.    Ability to work with a wide variety of people from farmers to corporate executives.

6.    Ability to work independently and decisively and to successfully complete a wide variety of tasks. Ability to advance a number of projects simultaneously.

7.    Grant writing and grant management experience.

8.    Ability and willingness to plan and participate in overnight trips usually no longer than 1-week in length.


Availability: February 2023. Full-time or part-time available.

Salary: Depends on experience, but a range of $45,000-$55,000 can be expected. Excellent benefits.

Location: Based in Frederick, MD with extensive travel throughout the region. Persons unable or unwilling to travel need not apply. This is not a remote work position.

Application Procedure: Send resume and letter indicating interest in this position to The Archaeological Conservancy, Eastern Regional Office, 22 South Market Street, Suite 2A, Frederick, MD 21701 or to




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