Arizona State Museum at the University of Arizona is in search of an Assistant Museum Specialist (Cultural Institutions Compliance Professional I). The Assistant Museum Specialist (Cultural Institutions Compliance Professional I) is a 0.5-1.0 FTE (full-time-equivalent) position that functions within the Collections Division of the Arizona State Museum (ASM), University of Arizona (UA), reporting to the Archaeological Repository Manager.
The incumbent is primarily responsible for assisting the Archaeological Repository Manager in the following activities: administering and ensuring compliance with state and federal laws pertaining to antiquities and/or repatriation; participating in the curation of records related to all legally mandated programs; conducting research of records, collections, and photographs; maintaining databases. Key duties include participating in the intake of projects submitted under Repository Agreements, processing, and curation of archaeological collections.
Established in 1893, Arizona State Museum is the oldest and largest anthropological research museum in the U.S. Southwest, with expansive collections that are exceptional resources for the study, teaching, and appreciation of the region’s 13,000-year human history.
The Arizona State Museum and the University of Arizona are situated on land that has been home to Indigenous peoples for 13,000 years. Today, the Tucson area is home to the O’odham and the Pascua Yaqui. Currently, there are 22 federally recognized tribes with reservation lands in the state of Arizona.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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Archaeological Repository Collections Processing:
In-perpetuity Curation of Archaeological Repository Collections and Associated Records:
Repository Policy, Procedures, and Standards:
Repatriation and Collection Transfers:
State Mandated Programs: