Wyoming State Archaeologist – Position Vacancy Announcement

Position Vacancy Announcement

Wyoming State Archaeologist


Company: State of Wyoming, Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources

Class Code: CRAR15

Salary Range: $6,581.00-$7,742.00 Monthly

Location: Laramie, Wyoming


The Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources invites applications for the position of Wyoming State Archaeologist to be submitted before March 8, 2014. This position implements the program goals listed in Wyoming Statute 36-4-106(d)(i-vii) by investigating the archaeological record pertinent to the State of Wyoming, publishing results, soliciting funds, cooperating with communities and agencies and assisting them in the protection of significant sites. The State Archaeologist is an adjunct professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Wyoming, and is responsible for maintaining archaeological records deposited permanently on campus. Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in Anthropology/Archaeology before they will be hired. Familiarity with the archaeological record of the North American Plains, Rocky Mountains, Intermountain Basins or a combination thereof is expected, along with demonstrated field experience relevant to the region. Knowledge of relevant laws and regulations regarding archaeology, permitting, and cultural resource management is necessary. A successful State Archaeologist will be able to exercise tact and diplomacy while successfully negotiating archaeological matters with a variety of entities, including federal and state agencies, elected and appointed officials, avocational archaeologists, private landowners, and colleagues.


Essential functions of the position include:

● Conducts, directs and coordinates archaeological research and investigations in the State of Wyoming.

● Supervises Assistant State Archaeologist and Archaeological Survey Manager to ensure their section activities fulfill statutory goals.

● Writes publishable quality technical reports, scientific articles, grant proposal and budget narratives.

● Organizes and provides technical assistance and educational outreach to public and private jurisdictions regarding cultural resources laws and regulations, surveys and project findings.

● Administers a biennial General Fund budget.


For complete job details and to apply: URL: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm


The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities. No notice of eligibility will be sent to applicants who meet the minimum qualifications.


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