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Project Coordinator
Circumpolar Laboratory Inventory Project 

Brown University's Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology is looking for an archaeologist with Arctic training and research interests to serve as Project Coordinator for a US National Park Service-funded project inventorying and rehousing archaeological collections from J. Louis Giddings's and Douglas Anderson's excavations at the key Alaskan  sites of Cape Krusenstern and Onion Portage, and from their surveys along the Kobuk and Noatak Rivers.This is an unprecedented opportunity to work with some of the key archaeological collections upon which Western Arctic prehistory was developed, to use and build skills in museum-based collections management, and to participate in on-going efforts to increase accessibility to, and enhance research use of, this vital legacy collection.

This is an unprecedented opportunity to work with some of the key archaeological collections upon which Western Arctic prehistory was developed, to use and build skills in museum-based collections management, and to participate in on-going efforts to increase accessibility to, and enhance research use of, this vital legacy collection.

 The position is a Grade 7, full-time, one-year, contracted, staff position with full benefits at Brown University. It is based in the Laboratory for Circumpolar Studies at the Haffenreffer Museum's Collections Research Center in Bristol, RI. While this project is part of a three-year Cooperative Agreement with the National Park Service funding for future years depends on federal budget allocations and cannot be guaranteed.

The Project Coordinator must have a BA in anthropology, archaeology, museum studies, or a related field, and should have professional knowledge of cultural resources, principles, and concepts as would be acquired by possession of at least one full year of graduate-level education in archaeology or superior undergraduate academic achievement and/or comparable experience. Preferred candidates will have clearly demonstrated experience and documented understanding of western Arctic archaeology and material culture.

Applications for this position will only be accepted through Brown University's Career Site. 

Applications must include a Cover Letter, Resum√©/CV, and the names and contact information for three individuals willing to provide recommendations, if asked.

Questions about the position may be sent to the Haffenreffer Museum email: haffenreffermuseum@brown.edu 

Brown University is an E-Verify Employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.


 

Museum Membership Assistant 
Student Employment Opportunity 

The Museum Membership Assistant will assist the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology's Office and Communications Coordinator with all aspects of serving the Museum's membership program, the Friends of the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology. The Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, Brown University's only museum, currently has more than 2,000 active members, including more than 1,000 Brown/RISD students. The Museum Membership Assistant will help the HMA to build and serve its members in a number of ways, from coordinating and implementing mailings, through processing membership applications, to imagining, promoting, and implementing membership drives to increase student, faculty, and public participation in the Museum's Friends organization.

Requirements: Good written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, ability to take on repetitive tasks with good humor, imagination, and a drive to help build an engaged community of members. Knowledge of FileMaker Pro, or of similar database systems, as well as Google applications, preferred.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. 

Learn more and submit applications on the Brown University Student Employment site.  

Questions about the position may be sent to the Haffenreffer Museum email: haffenreffermuseum@brown.edu