Position announcements at International Archaeology (Honolulu)

Position Announcement:  Archaeologist-Project Director/GIS Specialist

International Archaeology, LLC (IA), an equal opportunity employer, seeks a full-time Archaeology Project Director / GIS Specialist for its Honolulu office. This position involves directing projects in the field and office, writing reports, and assisting with project staffing needs. Fieldwork will be required at times, and might involve hiking in heavy vegetation or over rough terrain carrying GIS equipment. The position involves regularly producing maps for technical reports on short notice; compliance with federal, state, and local geodatabase standards; developing geodatabase structures; and processing and quality control on field-collected GPS data.

Experience leading or directing archaeological fieldwork in CRM is necessary. Experience developing geodatabases, working on larger GIS projects as part of a team, and preparation of electronic GIS deliverables are required. Experience with recent versions of ArcGIS Desktop, ArcToolbox and ArcCatalog are also required. Preferred skills include experience with Trimble GPS units and software; other beneficial skills include experience with Python, dealing with archaeological/GIS legacy data, and Microsoft Access. The candidate must have:

1) Graduate degree in anthropology or related field

2) Writing, research, fieldwork, and computer skills including extensive experience with GIS software

3) Experience as an archaeological Project Director or Field Supervisor; good organizational skills including the ability to maintain project schedules

4) Good interpersonal and problem-solving skills

Occasional travel to neighbor islands required. Position available immediately. Salary and benefits are commensurate with the position, experience of the applicant, and industry standards. Please submit a letter of interest, résumé (including three references), and brief summaries of at least three GIS projects that you have completed, including a description of your role, sample graphics if possible, and a writing sample to HonoluluOffice@iarii.org Attn: Rona. Closing date: March 30, 2018.

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Position Announcement:  Prepress Technician and Proofreader

International Archaeology, LLC (IA) is accepting applications for a part-time, with opportunity to transition to full-time, Prepress Technician and Proofreader in the Honolulu office. Job duties include proofreading technical reports, formatting Microsoft Word documents, working with supporting image files generated from GIS software and Adobe products, creating and transmitting PDF files, printing and binding documents, and writing CD/DVDs for client delivery. Workload varies and other tasks will be assigned as time permits; tasks could include drafting in Illustrator, working with citation management software, and data entry. For applicants with experience in archaeology (or other related fields), additional tasks are also possible. Supervision and training will be provided, but the applicant must be able to work independently. Work hours are flexible and weekly schedules are deadline-driven.

Applicants must have:

 1) B.A. in English (minimum), or advanced degree in another field

2) Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word

3) Attention to detail

4) Demonstrated ability to work with a team and meet deadlines

Previous experience in prepress is desired, including familiarity with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat. A background in archaeology is desirable. Some knowledge of Visual Basic macros for Word beneficial.

Wages and benefits are commensurate with experience. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a résumé, and the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least three references to Rona Ikehara-Quebral atHonoluluOffice@iarii.org.  Consideration of applications will begin immediately.  IA is an equal opportunity employer.  A U.S. visa and work permit are required for non-U.S. citizens.  Closing date: April 15, 2018.

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