Topic ID #40978 - posted 4/24/2019 9:11 AM

Archaeological Crew Chiefs Needed in New Mexico


Title: Supervisory-Level Staff
Location: Albuquerque, NM

Statistical Research, Inc. (SRI), a cultural resources management (CRM) consulting firm, has full-time positions available for crew chiefs based out of its Albuquerque, New Mexico, office. These position will primarily support a long-term field project in southeast New Mexico.

About SRI:

Statistical Research, Inc. (SRI), is certified as a woman-owned small business ( SRI was established in 1983 to provide a vehicle for creative people to do interesting and exciting work on the human condition. In meeting the goals of this unique mission, SRI responds to our nation's goal of preserving its diverse historical, paleontological, and cultural values by integrating exciting research with compliance work and providing timely and cost-effective services in CRM and historic preservation. SRI provides comprehensive CRM services to private and government clients at the federal, state, and local levels throughout the western United States from offices in New Mexico, Arizona, California, and Washington.

SRI offers a compensation package that includes competitive pay, professional development, and a comprehensive benefits package. The latter includes medical, dental, life, and disability insurance; a retirement plan, and paid vacation/sick and holiday leave. The salary for this position will be commensurate with the applicant's credentials and experience.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

The ideal candidates should possess, at minimum, a Master’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a related field and have completed an accredited archaeological field school. Candidates must also have a minimum of 3 years of field experience working on and/or supervising monitoring, survey, testing, and data recovery projects and be physically fit and able to perform physically demanding tasks in adverse environmental conditions. Candidates should also have good organizational skills, a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and willingness to learn and execute new tasks. Experience in New Mexico and eligibility to be permitted by the state of New Mexico and the Bureau of Land Management in the Northwest and Southeast Permit Areas will be viewed favorably but are not a requirement. Register of Professional Archaeologist certified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

SRI offers a compensation package that includes competitive pay, professional development, a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, retirement plan, and paid vacation/sick, and holiday leave. Project-specific positions may ultimately lead to salaried positions. The hourly rate for these positions will be commensurate with the applicant’s credentials and experience and industry standards.

Job Description:

Supervisory-level staff is responsible for assisting principal investigators and/or project directors in implementing survey, testing, monitoring, and data recovery plans and for coordinating through the appropriate channels all field and analytic tasks associated with fieldwork, analysis, and report preparation. Additionally, supervisory-level staff is often responsible for writing descriptive sections of reports.

For small-sized projects, supervisory-level staff may also assume many of the tasks typically assigned to a principal investigator and/or project director, though he or she still works under their supervision. For larger projects, supervisory-level staff work with a principal investigator and/or project director and the project manager to ensure that all tasks associated with project implementation are accomplished professionally and in a timely and fiscally responsible manner.

How to apply

Applications can be submitted via e-mail to with “Albuquerque, New Mexico” referenced in the subject line, and should include a resume of relevant experience and references (with contact information, including email addresses and telephone numbers). Applications will be kept on file, and applicants contacted as positions become available.



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