Archaeological Technician I

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Job Summary

Reporting to and under immediate supervision of the Anthropological Studies Center (ASC) Business Director, with additional lead work direction from the ASC management team, the Archaeological Technician I gathers, compiles and analyzes research data; and does related work as required specific to archaeological studies.

Key Qualifications

This position requires the equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university, including or supplemented by a course in statistics. Additional experience which has demonstrated that the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities delineated above may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. One year of experience in technical research or statistical work, and/or one year of graduate study in the social sciences, economics, mathematics, statistics, public or business administration, or engineering fields is also required. Advanced degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, CRM, or related field preferred. Intermediate proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) required. Knowledge of Google Suite, GIS, and GPS software and systems and PeopleSoft preferred.

Salary and Benefits

Starting salary placement depends on qualifications and experience and is anticipated to be in the range of $3,399 -3,757 a month. This is a full-time, temporary, non-exempt position.

Reappointment to this position is dependent upon the individual’s performance as well as administrative and budgetary considerations. The university reserves the right to terminate this appointment earlier than the scheduled expiration date.

This position is eligible for a broad range of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement (CalPERS), tuition waiver, vacation and sick leave. In addition,

14 paid holidays are offered each year; 13 scheduled on specific days and a Personal Holiday that may be taken any time during the year.

A comprehensive benefits summary for this position is available online by clicking here to be taken to the CSU benefits page.

For eligible employees, CSUEU collective bargaining agreement Article 17.10 will be honored.

Supplemental Information

Sonoma State University is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. In line with our Strategic Plan and our Seawolf Commitment, our values include diversity, sustainability, community engagement, respect, responsibility, excellence and integrity. We strive to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. We encourage innovation, experimentation and creativity, as well as contributions to equity and inclusion, in the pursuit of excellence for all members of our university community.

The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. Mandated Reporting: This position may be considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current employees who apply for this position.

Sonoma State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H-1B visas). Positions are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.

For questions related to the application process, please reach out to Human Resources (ude.amonosnull@rh). The ADA Coordinator is also available (ude.amonosnull@sevaelrh) to assist individuals with disabilities in need of accommodation during the hiring process.

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