College of Arts and Sciences
South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Location of Vacancy
Hours per week
Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, with one hour for lunch.
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.
Advertised Job Summary
Incumbent reports to the State Underwater Archaeologist, Head, Maritime Research Division. Undertakes underwater archaeological management and research by planning and conducting archaeological research, develops public educational and outreach offerings, administers the review and compliance of development projects, oversees the technical and logistical aspects of survey and diving operations, supervises the operation, use and maintenance of Division assets including boats, vehicles and equipment, and trains staff on their proper use, and supports other activities as directed by the Division head to meet Division goals. The incumbent will also meet and maintain SCIAA's Dive Safety & Control Board scientific diving requirements. Position requires travel within the state for fieldwork, presentations, and meetings. The position is based in Columbia.Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)
Master's degree in archaeology or anthropology and 1 year archaeological field experience or Bachelor's degree and 3 years professional field experience.Preferred Qualifications
Ph.D. in archaeology, anthropology or historical archaeology, with a specialization in nautical, maritime, or underwater archaeology from a recognized program; or a master's degree in archaeology, anthropology or historical archaeology, with a specialization in nautical, maritime, or underwater archaeology from a recognized program, and one years of professional experience, including relevant fieldwork, personnel supervision and advanced research.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
Applicant must demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of archaeological principles, field research logistics, and public education. Essential abilities include: public speaking and public relations, ability to prepare and publish reports, scholarly articles and book chapters, marine remote sensing operation, and black water research diving. SCUBA certification essential. Experience with using relational databases and Geographical Information Systems, including ArcView and ArcGIS software is essential.
Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 01/12/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/24024 EEO Statement
The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.
Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No
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