Curator of archaeology/ethnology job opening

The New Jersey State Museum seeks a Curator of Archaeology/Ethnology. The Curator is responsible for the Archaeology/Ethnology bureau and its collections; initiates, conducts and supervises prehistoric archaeological research in the State of New Jersey; locates and evaluates archaeological sites for study and preservation; initiates, prepares and supervises interpretive, exhibits, programs and publications in Archaeology/Ethnology for other professionals, students and the public; provides expertise in object identification, program planning and information gathering and distribution; performs related work as required.

Requirements – Experience: Five (5) years of professional archaeological field and laboratory experience, one (1) year of which shall have been in the pre-historic archaeology of the Northeastern portion of the United States. Two (2) of the five (5) years of experience shall have been in the supervision of employees in various phases of archaeology/ethnology records and three (3) years of curatorial responsibilities for a major museum.

Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree, supplemented by a Master’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology or Ethnology. A Doctorate (PhD) degree in any of the above subject areas may be substituted for the above education. License: Appointees will be required to possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position. Residency: New Jersey Residency required. If you do not reside in New Jersey, you have one year after the date you begin employment to relocate your residence to New Jersey. Salary: $75,673.05 – $107,990.52

Applicants should submit a letter and resume by October 21, 2011 to:

Anthony Gardner, Executive Director
New Jersey State Museum
P.O. Box 530
Trenton, NJ 08625-0530

New Jersey Department of State is an EEO/AA Employer

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