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DOS - Collections and Conservation Supervisor

Date: Jul 6, 2017

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32302

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Requisition No: 14787 

Agency: Department of State

Working Title: DOS - Collections and Conservation Supervisor

Position Number: 45000332 

Salary:  $34,504.44-$47,641.41 

Posting Closing Date: 07/28/2017 

*OPEN COMPETITIVE ANNOUNCEMENT*

POSITION IS LOCATED IN THE DIVISION OF HISTORICAL RESOURCES, BUREAU OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESOURCES

RELATIVES OF CURRENT FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF STATE EMPLOYEES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION IS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT FOR THIS POSITION AND SELECTED APPLICANT WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS 11:59 P.M. ON THE CLOSING DATE

RESPONSES TO QUALIFYING QUESTIONS MUST BE VERIFIABLE ON THE EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

Supervises collections and conservation staff

Ensures timely completion of assigned work, adheres to collections protocols and timely responses to loan requests, request access, technical assistance, etc.

Supervises artifact processing, conservation and curation

Administers artifact loans for exhibit and research

Reviews underwater artifact salvage divisions

Facilitates collections research

Maintains computerized artifact database and maintains and develops associated software applications

Coordinates archaeological collection accession data with 1A-32 Archaeological Research Permits, Florida Master Site File database and other pertinent databases maintained by the division.

Supervises annual inventory of collections as required by Rule 1A-40.007, Florida Administrative Code.

Produces and presents research on aspects of the artifact collections, as mandated, in 267, Florida Statutes.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Master’s degree in Anthropology, Archaeology or related field. A PhD in these fields in preferred.

At least five years of experience as a professional archaeologist, some of which included archaeological collection management, artifact study and curation

Experience coordinating and facilitating research projects with other researchers

History of research and technical report writing experience in archaeology

Supervisory and leadership experience

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of Florida prehistory and history, including the types of sites that exist and their general distribution and geographic settings.

Knowledge of prehistoric and historic material culture found in Florida

Proficiency in collections database software

Working knowledge of curation and conservation techniques.

Knowledge of analysis used to study archaeological and historical objects

PREFERRED (NOT REQUIRED) KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

PhD in Anthropology, Archaeology or related field.

Knowledge of 872.05, Florida Statutes, pertaining to unmarked human remains and NAGPRA

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to lift in excess of 25 pounds, but less than 50 pounds

Ability to bend, stoop, squat, reach, stretch and/or twist

Ability to sit or stand for an extended period of time

Ability to travel

**IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please attach copies of any documents that are needed to meet the minimum qualifications for this position to this People First requisition. Examples of educational documents include: college diploma or transcripts, or high school diploma or equivalency.

The Department of State is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to enhancing our workforce through the employment of Veterans, individuals with disabilities and seek qualified candidates from diverse cultures and backgrounds, abilities, skills and talents to join our inclusive workforce.

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: https://www.sss.gov

 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee

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