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  • 08/14/2018 17:24 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    The AAC wishes to identify a new Editor for the JAzArch. Glen Rice’s term ends 1 January 2019, and he has informed the Editorial Panel that he will not seek a second term. The Editor’s duties include (but are not limited to):

    ·         Promoting the publication of scholarly research relating to Arizona’s archaeological record;

    ·         Working with guest editors and peer reviewers to ensure the clarity and accuracy of published articles;

    ·         Maintaining effective and timely communication with authors and peer reviewers;

    ·         Working with the Managing Editor to organize the distribution of electronic and printed copies of the journal to subscribers.

    The JAzArch Editorial Panel is responsible for selecting the prospective new Editor, after which the candidate must be ratified by the AAC Board. To facilitate the transition between incoming and outgoing editors, an overlap in terms is desired. Thus, the Editorial Panel hopes to identify a new editor well before January. Individuals interested in taking on this challenging position are encouraged to submit a resume and statement of interest to: chris.loendorf@gric.nsn.us by September 28th, 2018.  


    JAzArch Editor's Duties.pdf


  • 08/08/2018 16:33 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    Ann Howard, retired Arizona Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer and SHPO compliance reviewer for 29 years, is available for hire to assist with the generation and/or review of compliance agreement documents, or to provide advice on consultation processes. She can be reached at  socmom1988@aol.com.



  • 07/31/2018 18:09 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    The AAC is requesting position statements for the 2019 AAC board. Positions include President Elect, Information Officer, Secretary, and two (2) Members at large. With recent and future challenges to Arizona historic preservation laws, the AAC board is more relevant than ever. Please consider running for any of the above positions to ensure that the AAC continues to support the cultural resources community and keep our profession viable for the future. Candidate statements can be e-mailed to Dave Hart at darchside@gmail.com. Please submit candidate statements by August 13th. The election will open on September 10th and close on October 12th. New board members will be announced at the AAC Fall Conference on October 19, 2018 at the Arizona History Museum in Tucson.

  • 07/27/2018 15:53 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    PaleoWest is seeking an experienced Field Director to supervise projects based out of our Phoenix, Arizona office. This is a permanent, benefits-eligible, salaried position with potential for advancement in a cutting edge cultural resource firm. Candidates must be permitted or permittable as a project director in Arizona; being permittable in adjoining states is desired, but not required. Ideal candidates will meet the Secretary of the Interior’s standards for archeology and will have demonstrated experience supervising survey, monitoring, and excavation projects in Arizona. Experience with digital data collection is a plus. Candidates must also possess good technical writing skills, be familiar with Microsoft Office, and have the ability to work both independently and as part of a rapidly-growing team. Please submit a current CV and brief letter of intent/personal statement to work@paleowest.com, with “Field Director – Phoenix” in the subject line.


    PaleoWest is seeking an experienced Crew Chief to supervise projects based out of our Phoenix, Arizona office. This is a permanent, benefits-eligible, salaried position with potential for advancement in a cutting edge cultural resource firm. Candidates must have demonstrated experience leading survey, monitoring, or excavation projects in Arizona. Experience with digital data collection is a plus. Candidates must also possess good technical writing skills, be familiar with Microsoft Office, and have the ability to work both independently and as part of a rapidly-growing team. Please submit a current CV and brief letter of intent/personal statement to work@paleowest.com, with “Crew Chief – Phoenix” in the subject line.

  • 07/23/2018 18:02 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    Standing Reed Books is soliciting new, unpublished manuscripts. We are an independent, woman-owned publisher specializing in archaeology and anthropology. We also publish fiction. Note that nonfiction will be peer reviewed. We welcome submissions from the CRM community.

    We also offer editorial services, including proofing, line editing, copy editing, and yes—ghostwriting! For all of you who’ve longed to publish an archaeological murder mystery, but don’t have the skills—here’s your chance.

    Our website isn’t up yet, so please contact us at standingreedbooks@cox.net for a services quote and guidelines for submission. We welcome your submissions!


  • 07/23/2018 17:57 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    Archaeological Consulting Services is seeking resumes for a Senior Project Manager and a Field Archaeologist. See the attachments for details.


    SENIOR_PROJECT_MANAGER_2018.pdf

    FA_posting_II_2018.pdf

  • 07/23/2018 17:55 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (Jacobs) has an opening for a Senior Archaeologist/Archaeologist III. This position is classified as a full-time position. Work will be performed from Jacobs’ downtown Phoenix office location. Duties include conducting site file checks at various archaeological repositories throughout Arizona and Nevada; preparing various cultural resources reports (including Class I overviews, Class III survey reports, monitoring reports, and others as-needed); conducting all levels of archaeological fieldwork (including archaeological survey, construction monitoring, testing, data recovery, and historic evaluations); and other tasks as assigned. This position requires preparing detailed field notes and archaeological site records, conducting research, and writing reports.

    An M.A. degree or higher in Anthropology with an emphasis in Archaeology is required, and the preferred candidate should demonstrate ability to travel in support of projects located throughout the United States. Candidates should include selected publication references and a technical report writing sample along with the resume submitted for consideration. Please visit www.jacobs.com and search on requisition number BIA000175. Please feel free to contact Glennda Luhnow at (602) 650-4060 or Glennda.luhnow@jacobs.com for further information.



  • 07/23/2018 17:51 | AAC Admin (Administrator)
    EnviroSystems Management is hiring a full time Archaeology Project Manager. See the attachment for details. 


    ESM CR Project Manager Job Announcement.pdf 
  • 07/22/2018 12:03 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    Volume 5 Number 2 of the Journal of Arizona Archaeology is out! Members can log in and download the issue in the members section of the website. 

  • 07/10/2018 16:40 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. is currently accepting candidates for part-time Archaeological Field Technician positions for field work in the Phoenix area and greater Arizona. Preferred candidates should demonstrate at least two years of field experience in Arizona, and have experience conducting archaeological construction monitoring and survey. Please visit www.jacobs.com and search on requisition number BIA000130 to apply. For additional information, please contact Glennda Luhnow at 602-650-4060, or glennda.luhnow@jacobs.com.

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