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Assistant Manager, Permits Office
Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona
The Assistant Manager, Permits Office is a 1.0 FTE (full-time-equivalent) position within the Research Division of the Arizona State Museum (ASM) and is supervised by the Arizona Antiquities Act (AAA) Administrator. The incumbent assists in fulfilling ASM’s state mandated responsibilities. In coordination with the AAA Administrator, the incumbent is primarily responsible for the daily operations of the ASM Permits Office, including handling public inquiries, records management, and processing of AAA Permit applications and materials received pursuant to state law.
- DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Assists the AAA Administrator in processing AAA Permit applications, including reviewing all AAA Blanket and Project-Specific Permit applications for completeness, preparing permits, obtaining necessary signatures, and returning materials to applicants.
- Reviews qualifications of prospective Project Directors and Principal Investigators for listing on AAA Permits.
- Receives draft reports and project deliverables for work conducted under AAA Permits and ensures that required deliverables are submitted.
- Assists the AAA Administrator with report review and provides comments and revision requests.
- Assists the AAA Administrator in developing policy and guidelines relevant to the implementation of the AAA.
- Maintains paper and electronic records for the Permits Office including quotes, invoices, Notices of Intent, and reports, and works with the University of Arizona Research, Innovation and Impact Business Center.
- Assists the AAA Administrator in invoicing tasks.
- Orders supplies for the ASM Mandated Programs offices according to established department procedures.
- Conducts regular inventory of Permits working files.
- Supervises student employees and interns.
- Additional duties as assigned.
III. CONTROLS OVER WORK
Direct supervision is provided by the AAA Administrator through regular and direct personal contact. In general, work is performed independently, and advice and guidance are readily available as required. Assignments are strategic in nature, are varied, and involve evaluation and interpretation. Effectiveness is evaluated relative to timeliness and accuracy in completing tasks.
- Bachelor’s degree in anthropology (specializing in archaeology) and five years of archaeological experience working with a cultural resources management agency or firm in the United States; or any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education approved by Human Resources.
- Ability to qualify under current Arizona Antiquities Act (AAA) standards as a Project Director for the purposes of a AAA Permit.
- Research and field experience in archaeology in the United States.
- Supervisory experience in cultural resource management archaeology in the United States.
- Working knowledge of the Arizona Antiquities Act (A.R.S. §§ 41-841 through 41-846).
- Demonstrable experience in reading USGS 7.5’ maps and understanding the UTM & PLSS location systems.
- Demonstrable experience working with Microsoft Access and ESRI ArcGIS.
- Effective interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written).
- Master’s degree in anthropology (specializing in archaeology).
- Five years of archaeological experience working with a cultural resources management agency or firm.
- Research and field experience in the archaeology of the United States, preferably in the Southwestern US.
- Formal, professional training in Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
- Prior use of the AZSITE Geographic Information System.
- Prior use of the Arizona State Museum’s Archaeological Records Office materials.
- Ability to qualify under current AAA standards as a Principal Investigator for the purposes of a AAA Permit.
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