Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML)
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
A Curator/Collections Manager (Research Associate II Special) position is available with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML). This position is located at Fort Polk, Louisiana.
ORGANIZATION The Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands is (CEMML) a research, education and service unit within the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University (CSU). CEMML applies the latest and most appropriate science to promote the sustainable management of natural and cultural resources on Department of Defense (DoD) and other public lands. We provide technical support, conduct applied research, and offer career development and learning opportunities to support resource stewardship. We collaborate with our sponsors and within CSU to resolve complex environmental issues, leaving a legacy of science-based decisions that sustain our resources for future generations.
LOCATION Fort Polk is a nearly 200,000 acre United States Army installation in the Vernon Parish County located approximately 7 miles east of Leesville, Louisiana, and 20 miles north of DeRidder, Louisiana. In the Vernon Parish County, you can find and abundance of recreational opportunities including golf courses, parks, museums, lakes, and excellent educational opportunities.
RESPONSIBILITIES Duties and responsibilities include the following: (1) maintenance and operation of the Fort Polk Cultural Resources Curation Facility as directed by the Cultural Resources Manager; (2) maintain a facility usage schedule for the Environmental Learning Center Building/Equipment Maintenance; (3) artifact processing and laboratory analysis of archaeological artifact collections recovered on Fort Polk lands and through the Fort Polk Heritage Program, ensuring that all artifacts and related materials are properly curated in accordance with 36 CFR 79; (4) actively participate in a number of other cultural resources-related activities such as public outreach and education, equipment upkeep, historical research, Integrated Cultural Resources Management Plan implementation, oral history recording and compilation, site protection, technical reviewing, regulatory compliance assistance, Native American heritage support, and Heritage Program support
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS The successful candidate must demonstrate U.S. employment eligibility. CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position. A B.A. in anthropology, archaeology, historic preservation, cultural resources management, or closely related field and three years of post-graduation experience is required. Applicants must have or be able to obtain a Louisiana driverís license.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Applicants should have demonstrated knowledge of federal historic preservation legislation, archaeological laboratory methodologies, archaeological curation procedures, and artifact collections management. Other desirable qualifications include prior experience in cultural resources tasks such as all aspects of planning, logistical support, execution of field work, oversight of laboratory processing and artifact analysis, and assistance with final report generation. Prior experience conducting cultural resources management on military lands is a plus.
SALARY Range $44,000-$46,000. Continuation of position is dependent on the receipt of funding from the sponsor for Curator/Collections Manager efforts at Fort Polk, Louisiana.
BENEFITS Colorado State University offers a generous benefits package including 24 days of paid vacation leave, tuition credits, excellent health insurance (including vision and dental), and retirement plans with 9% matching. For more information on Administrative Professional benefits, visit http://www.hrs.colostate.edu/benefits/.
Prospective candidates should apply online at https://warnercnr.colostate.edu/jobs/. Apply no later than June 16, 2013, for full consideration. Upload each of the items below individually as a Word Document (.doc), PDF (.pdf), or Rich Text Format (.rtf). Please note that incomplete applications cannot be considered. Please remove social security numbers and birthdates from application materials. A complete application consists of:
1) Statement of Qualifications (one page letter addressing each qualification described in announcement) 2) Resume 3) Transcripts (for each degree earned that is listed under qualifications) 4) Degree Conferral (copy of diploma if transcripts do not include confirmation that degree was awarded) 5) References (contact information for professional references, including at least one supervisor)
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