Archaeologist/Principal Investigator – Full Time/Permanent
Richard Grubb and Associates, Inc. (RGA) has an immediate opening for an Archaeologist/Principal Investigator for our new Tennessee Branch Office located in Nashville. Applicants should be based in or willing to be based in Nashville. Prior work experience in Tennessee and/or the Southeast is very much preferred but not required.
Archaeologist/Principal Investigator responsibilities include:
- Direct, plan, organize, mobilize, and manage archaeological surveys, site recordation, monitoring, background research, and other duties in Tennessee and Southeast region.
- Supervise a crew chief with multiple crews on large projects when necessary.
- Experience in proposal writing, including development of scopes of work, cost estimates, and schedules.
- Prepare, review, and edit archaeological survey reports, including technical writing.
- Communicate with clients on survey results and ensure that projects are performed within budget and on schedule.
- Coordinate with reviewing/regulatory agencies at the local, state, federal, and tribal level, including SHPOs/THPOs, DOTs, TVA, USACE, NPS, DoD, GSA, USFS, VA, etc.
- Work closely and in coordination with architectural historians, historians, and branch managers.
Qualified applicants must possess:
- MA/MS or PhD degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or related field.
- Experience with the archaeology, precontact history, history, tribal, and ethnohistory of Tennessee and the Southeast (preferred).
- 5-10 years of experience as a Principal Investigator with project management experience on a variety of project sizes and types.
- Experience with various local, state, and federal cultural resource management regulations, including a good working knowledge of NEPA and Section 106/110/4(f) compliance.
- Advanced ability to prepare project proposals.
- Technical writing, communication, and problem-solving skills.
- Collegiality in working with architectural historians and historians as part of a team environment.
- Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA) designation.
This is a full-time position and compensation includes a complete benefits package. Salary is dependent upon qualifications. Ability to perform or oversee geophysical surveys would be a plus.
If you wish to be considered for this excellent opportunity, please email a cover letter, a copy of a current CV (or resume) detailing education and work experience, and a writing sample to:
Robbie D. Jones
Principal Senior Architectural Historian and Tennessee Branch Manager
RGA is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish. RGA is an equal-opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. RGA is a certified SBE/WBE/DBE. RGA is a Drug-Free Workplace. RGA participates in E-Verify. More information about RGA can be found at rgaincorporated.com.