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  • Employer: Arizona State University
  • Salary: $20.00 - $21.15 per hour; DOE
  • Posting Closes: 29 March 2024

The School of Human Evolution and Social Change at Arizona State University seeks to hire two (2) qualified NAGPRA Inventory Specialists, under the guidance of the Postdoctoral Research Scholar and NAGPRA Project Leads, to assist with tasks associated with curation and Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) compliance for Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) collections.

Duties include assisting with supervising student interns and workers, updating collections information and inventories, assessing and enhancing collections housing, and documenting cultural items.

Essential Duties

  • Supervises undergraduate students assisting with the inventory of archaeological collections from BIA lands
  • Oversees and assists with the transformation and validation of record inventory data
  • Oversees the locating and transport of archaeological objects for inventory
  • Assists in supervising the documentation of cultural items by student interns and workers
  • Moves and transports materials and objects that could weight up to 50 pounds, including the storage of items at heights that require the use of a ladder
  • Performs duties in both climate-controlled and external spaces

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