UAM Archeological Assistant

The Arkansas Archeological Survey invites applications for a full-time position as Archeological Assistant to begin November 1, 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. This position is based at our UA Monticello Research Station in Monticello, Arkansas.
Job Description: Duties include fieldwork (some requiring in-state travel), collections processing and data analysis, record keeping, supervising volunteers in the laboratory and the field, and interaction with visitors and callers to the Station, all under the direction of the Research Station Archeologist.


Minimum qualifications (applicable equivalencies may be considered):
  • 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:
  • Experience in Southeastern archeology
  • Experience working with the public


Salary: $30,000 with full benefits.
Closing Date: October 31, 2021
Starting Date: November 1, 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Application process begins here: 

For further information, contact
Shavawn Smith
Assistant Director
Arkansas Archeological Survey


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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.