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Chronicle Heritage - Senior Archaeologist

12/04/2023 21:57 | AAC Board Admin (Administrator)

Company Profile

Chronicle Heritage is a solution-driven heritage consulting firm that prides itself on employing the best cultural resource management (CRM) professionals in the industry. We place an emphasis on supporting our clients’ needs, fostering new technologies that advance our industry, and leveraging those advancements toward the management of non-renewable cultural resources. Chronicle Heritage prioritizes professional development within the framework of innovation and forward thinking to encourage career advancement and research development. 

Job Description

Chronicle Heritage is currently seeking a Senior Archaeologist to serve as a Principal Investigator or Project Manager based out of our Phoenix, Arizona office, with an option for partial remote work. The successful applicant will work alongside our existing Office Principals and other senior staff to successfully navigate a variety of federal, state, and municipal ordinances for our clients.

Hire Type: Full-time (Salaried)

Schedule: Monday–Friday, normal business hours

Location: Phoenix, Arizona, with the option for remote work

The Senior Archaeologist will:

  • Lead technical studies and ensure clients receive high-quality, on-time deliverables
  • Oversee and coordinate with teams conducting both field and desktop research and impact analysis
  • Provide technical oversight and interdisciplinary team oversight
  • Provide quality control for all deliverables and ensure compliance with applicable regulations
  • Train and mentor staff and actively engage in professional development
  • Interface with clients and external stakeholders
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of regulations affecting CRM and general industry trends
  • Demonstrate technical excellence in area of expertise and maintain knowledge of best management practices
  • Oversee field investigations of proposed project sites to assess or evaluate resources or the potential for resources
  • Direct collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; formulate recommendations and solutions to highly complex problems or those involving risk
  • Develop and maintain existing and new business relationships in collaboration with other senior staff and Office Principals
  • Strategically identify and pursue new leads, oversee the preparation of proposals, and procure project contracts

Required Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in archaeology, anthropology, or a closely related field
  • 7+ years of experience preparing a variety of technical reports, including treatment plans and comprehensive data recovery reports
  • 5+ years of experience managing survey, testing, and data recovery projects of various sizes and complexity, including technical, project, or program management roles within an environmental, engineering, or cultural consulting firm
  • 2+ years of experience serving as a Project Manager or Principal Investigator on survey, testing, and data recovery projects
  • Expert knowledge of principles, practices, and techniques of CRM and relevant federal, state, and local laws and regulations
  • Knowledge of and experience in applying research methods and forming and maintaining effective client and interagency internal-team relationships
  • Ability to be permitted immediately as PI or PD on an Arizona Antiquities Act permit
  • Valid driver’s license

Preferred Skills

  • Professional accreditation
  • Ability to manage projects and teams as a leader and/or supervisor and to handle multiple assignments in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a large, multi-disciplinary team and promote and sustain effective working relationships with clients, the public, and other agencies
  • Proficient organizational, schedule, and budget management skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)

Additional Information

Chronicle Heritage participates in E-Verify to ensure all staff are authorized to work in the United States. Chronicle Heritage is also an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.  

We encourage minorities, females, and members of the LGBTQIA+ community to apply.

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