Deputy Director, Archaeological Research - 509216

Job no: 509216
Work type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)
Location: Tuscaloosa
Categories: Research/Scientific

Pay Grade/Pay Range: 60 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 52935.96 Midpoint - $ 76752.00


Department/Organization: 200906 – Archaeology Research


Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:45 pm


Job Summary: The Deputy Director is responsible for 1) curation of archaeological collections and documentation, and assisting the director in 2)solicitation and administration of contracts and grants in the area of cultural resources management, 3) supervision of personnel, and 4)maintenance of physical facilities, equipment, and materials necessary for efficient staff performance.


Additional Department Summary: The Deputy Director is responsible for: 1) curation of archaeological collections, documentation, Alabama Cultural Resources Online Database and related collection in conformance of Federal, State, and contractual requirements; 2) compliance with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act; 3) and assisting the director in solicitation and administration of contracts and grants in the area of cultural resources management; 4) supervision of personnel; and 5) maintenance of physical facilities, equipment, and materials necessary for efficient staff performance.


Required Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree or higher in anthropology, archaeology, history or other relevant field and at least three (3) years of relevant experience which may include a combination of contracted research, research grants, preservation or rehabilitation grants in some area of cultural resource management or administration of cultural resources; OR a Bachelor's degree in anthropology, archaeology, history or other relevant field and at least five (5) years of relevant experience which may include a combination of contracted research, research grants, preservation or rehabilitation grants in some area of cultural resource management or administration of cultural resources.


Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Must have valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report as determined by the insurance carrier.


Skills and Knowledge: Effective communication skills, both verbal and written. Excellent interpersonal skills to aid in creating a positive public image of the Office of Archaeological Research. Leadership and organizational skills to successfully manage an office of professional researchers, paraprofessionals, support staff and students.


Preferred Qualifications: Doctorate degree with primary research interest and experience in some area of archaeology. Registered Professional Archaeologist.


Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.


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The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases.

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