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Archaeology Project Director

  • Guam

Website International Archaeological Research Institute, Inc. (IARII)

Company: International Archaeological Research Institute, Inc. (IARII) –

Position: Archaeology Project Director

Position Status: Exempt

Location: Guam


Description:  International Archaeological Research Institute, Inc., an equal opportunity employer, seeks a full-time, one-year term-hire Archaeology Project Director for its Guam office; employment may be extended, if appropriate.  A minimum of 2 years of project management and CRM experience required.  Pacific Islands or Asian archaeology experience and osteological/bioarchaeological experience will be viewed favorably.  Must have a valid U.S. passport and U.S. driver’s license, and must be able to pass a background check for access to military installations.  Position involves conducting fieldwork and supervising archaeology crews, report writing, overseeing laboratory analyses, and general project oversight.  Applicant should have computer skills (Microsoft and Adobe software), basic GPS/GIS proficiency, a good sense of organization, problem-solving abilities, interpersonal skills, a strong determination to maintain project schedules, and a willingness to work as part of a team.  Project work primarily on Guam, though projects in other parts of Micronesia are possible.  Position available immediately.


Educational Requirements:  Applicants must have a graduate degree in anthropology with specialization in archaeology or a related field.



Annual starting salary is $70,000 to $80,000, commensurate with the position and experience of the applicant. Benefits include a monthly living stipend, health insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, and a retirement program.  Round-trip airfare and partial relocation compensation provided.


Please submit a letter of interest, résumé (including three references), and writing samples to and  Closing date:  May 31, 2022.

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