Archaeologist I

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LogoPosting NumberSTA00512PO20Classification TitleArchaeologist IInternal TitleArchaeologist ICampusColumbiaWork CountyRichlandCollege/DivisionCollege of Arts and SciencesDepartmentCAS South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and AnthropologyBand 4Advertised Minimum Salary $27,527Advertised Salary Range$33,238.00Location of VacancyPart/Full TimeFull TimeHours per Week37.5Work Schedule

8:00 am -4:30 pm
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff PositionFull-time Equivalent (FTE)Basis 12 monthsJob Search CategoryAdministrativeBenefit Eligibility TypeFull-Time Equivalent (FTE)South Carolina RetirementYesState Insurance ProgramsYesAnnual LeaveYesSick LeaveYesAdvertised Job Summary

Act as administrator of the Hobby Diving License program; manage all databases related to the Maritime Research Division (MRD) program; support archaeological research; participate in community outreach events and act as principal/co-principal investigator on projects as designated by the supervisor. The employee will also manage equipment and act as a dive safety officer for the MRD.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Bachelor’s degree in archaeology or anthropology and 1 year archaeological field experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in archaeology or anthropology is preferred.


Public relations skills. Excellent communication skills. Research and documentation skills. Writing skills, namely, the ability to be flexible in writing styles to meet the needs of both research and education/outreach goals. Public speaking skills. Organizational skills. Extensive diving experience, including experience in low-zero visibility, heavy seas, currents, and other challenging conditions. Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, social media skills. Small boat handling

Safety Sensitive or Security SensitiveNoHazardous weather categoryNon-EssentialNumber of Vacancies1Desired Start Date10/01/2020If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end dateJob Open Date09/03/2020Job Close Date10/18/2020Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. 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.

We are only accepting applications submitted by October 18, 2020

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The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a bachelor’s degree in archaeology or anthropology and 1 year archaeological field experience?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3
  5. Resume
  6. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Media File
  3. Other Supporting Documents
  4. Research Portfolio




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Posted: 9/10/2020
Application Due: 9/20/2020
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