Topic ID #24960 - posted 11/23/2012 8:28 AM

BA in Anthropology looking for Field or Lab work!


Brittany M. Vance, B.A.

Archaeology Field Technician


Availability: Immediate




Cell: (304)972-6250



Huntington, West Virginia 25701

Specific Duties:


·         Screening

·         Identifying Artifacts

·         Field Paperwork

·         Site Maintenance

·         Lab Artifact Processing





Education and Training:


B.A. Anthropology, Marshall University


B.A. French, Marshall University


Certificate of the French Language, Université Catholique de Lyon, France

Related Experience Summary Information



Archaeology Field Technician I

Cultural Resource Analysts, inc.

Hurricane, West Virginia

August 2012 – Present



Volunteer Library Assistant

April 2012 – Present

Docent (Training)

August 2010-January2012

Huntington Museum of Art

Huntington, West Virginia




Native American Cultural Dances

USDA Passports in Time

San Juan National Forest, Colorado

August 2012



Important Skills and Interests:

·         Flot Tank

·         Washing, Identifying, & Tagging artifacts

·         Willing to Travel

·         Taking Unit Measurements




·         Photography

·         Scuba Diving (PADI Certified)

·         Computer Literate


Archaeological Experience:

Archaeology Field Technician I
Cultural Resource Analysts, inc.
October: Assistance in the recording of two cemeteries in Wyoming County, WV.
August- October 2012. Phase III of a proposed site for a mining supply company. Putnam County, West Virginia (Site: 46PU159).

Marshall University Archaeological Field School
June-July 2009 & 2010. Phase I & II surveys of sections of the General Jenkins plantation, Greenbottom, West Virginia. Covered common field and lab methods used in phases I & II surveys in the Ohio Valley area.


Other Work Experience:

Associate Photographer

Portrait Innovations, Barboursville, West Virginia

August 2011 – August 2012
Responsible for shooting and selling a variety of photo packages, general studio upkeep, and good customer service. Acted as assistant manager for 4 months. This required completing daily paperwork and emails as well as giving direction.

Research Associate

Abt. SRBI, Huntington, West Virginia

May 2010 – August 2010

Conducted market research surveys over telephone and entered the respective data in the survey software.


Administrative Assistant

Federal Student Work-Study

Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia

September 2009 – May 2010

Assisted in creating a student handbook for the undergraduate anthropology program at Marshall University.


Honors & Professional Organizations:

·         Lambda Alpha (Anthropological Honors Society)

·         West Virginia Archaeological Society

·         Dean’s List Fall 2009- Spring 2011


Huntington Museum of Art. Creation of an online exhibit about Inuit Art & Herman Dean’s travels through the arctic north.

Marshall University Senior Capstone. Background research behind a Kru artifact for curation purposes.


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