The University of Arizona, Arizona State Museum (ASM), invites applications for an Assistant Curator of Archaeology (Mandated Programs Administrator) with tenure-equivalent status. The position serves as the ASM Director’s designee to administer Arizona Revised Statute §§41-841 et seq. and ARS §41-865 through ABOR Chapter VIII ASM Rules. The incumbent is expected to collaborate across a wide range of state, county, municipal, and federal agencies on issues related to the implementation of the Arizona Antiquities Act and the protection of the state’s archaeological resources. The incumbent is expected to conduct research, to teach and to engage in service related to ASM’s mission. Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers of three references through the University of Arizona Careertrack website at www.uacareertrack.com. Letter of interest must not exceed five (5) pages in length and should address the candidate's research foci, relevant work experience, and familiarity with cultural resource statutes.
Duties and Responsibilities: • Administers A.R.S. §§41-841 et seq. through ABOR Chapter VIII ASM Rules. • Administers A.R.S. §41-865 through ABOR Chapter VIII ASM Rules. • Supervises professional archaeological personnel, or graduate students, engaged in work related to A.R.S. §§41-841 et seq. and §41-41-865. • Assists in development of rules, regulations, guidelines, and other materials relevant to implementation of A.R.S. §§41-841et seq. and §41-41-865. • Participates in assessment of cultural affiliation as required under state and/or federal repatriation legislation. • Inspects permitted projects as needed and maintains communication with affected parties. • Assists state, federal, and tribal agency archaeologists, cultural resource managers, land managers, the Office of the Arizona Attorney General, university attorneys, and county attorneys in law enforcement, archaeological site assessments, and other areas as required. • Coordinates with and provides support to the Arizona Site Steward Program. • Initiates research appropriate to ASM’s mission. • May apply for and administer grants. • Teaching efforts will include targeting non-University audiences such as law enforcement officers and site stewards. • May supervise independent studies and internships, train students in research methods, and encourage their participation in ongoing research initiatives. • Participates in internal and external education through lectures, presentations, training and exhibit development.