Close Date: May 19, 2023
Salary: $35,600
Location: Monticello, AR
Anticipated start date: June 1, 2023
Job Link - Apply Here: UA System Career Opportunities page


The Arkansas Archeological Survey is accepting applications for an Archeological Assistant—a full-time, benefits-eligible position at our research station located at University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM), in Monticello, Arkansas.

Summary of job duties
(under the direction of the station archeologist)
  • Participate in archeological fieldwork (some requiring in-state travel)
  • Engage in collections processing and data analysis
  • Preserve and organize paper and digital records
  • Supervise volunteers in the laboratory and the field
  • Interact with visitors and callers to the research station
  • Provide educational programming to the public
Regular and reliable attendance is an essential job duty. Opportunities exist for independent research projects as appropriate.


Minimum qualifications:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in anthropology or a related field
  • Archeological field and lab experience in North America, east of the Rocky Mountains
  • Experience in working with archeological records and collections
  • Knowledge of basic office software applications
Preferred qualifications:
  • A Master’s degree in anthropology from an accredited institution of higher education
  • Experience in Southeastern Archeology (southeastern United States)
  • Experience working with and writing for the public
  • Experience working with Indigenous or other descendant communities
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities for this position (KSAs):
  • Knowledge of the general practice of North American archeology
  • Knowledge of basic computer applications (Microsoft, Adobe, etc.) and field electronics (GPS, total station, etc.)
  • Skill in basic archeological field and lab procedures
  • Ability to work with other staff, avocational archeologists, and the general public
  • Ability to work independently and meet internal deadlines


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The Arkansas Archeological Survey is an independent unit of the University of Arkansas System. The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.