The Archaeological Conservancy

Job Announcement

Posting Date: June 28, 2021

POSITION: Southwest Regional Director

GENERAL INFORMATION: The Archaeological Conservancy (TAC) is the only national organization that acquires preserves. and manages archaeological sites in the U.S. Founded in 1980, the organization is seeking a a Southwest Regional Director based in Albuquerque, NM..

Program Objectives:

  1. Acquire, preserve and manage archaeological sites in the Southwest and Great Plains (AZ, UT, NM, CO, WY, MT, TX, 0K, KS, NE, and SD)
  2. Generate support funds for this program.
  3. Build public support for archaeological preservation.

Position Responsibility is to assist the Regional Director to:

  1. Complete all phases of land acquisition projects;
  2. Evaluate · proposed projects suggested by experts;
  3. Conduct extended negotiations with landowners to acquire property through gift or purchase;
  4. Work with central office on tax; legal and financial matters relating to acquisitions;
  5. Generate funding for specific acquisition projects;
  6. Work with interested persons and groups (including governments) to build support for archaeological site preservation;
  7. Supervise management of existing preserves;
  8. Supervise support staff and volunteers;
  9. Conduct archaeological tours.

Qualifications:

  1. Demonstrated preservation/conservation ethic and/or public interest ethic. Very high motivation;
  2. Generalist education with a superior academic record, minimum bachelor’s degree, some archaeological education is desirable;
  3. At least one year experience in real estate, law, business, or entrepreneurship;
  4. Excellent speaking and writing skills;
  5. Ability to work with a wide variety of people, farmers to corporate executives;
  6. Ability to work independently and decisively and to successfully complete a wide variety of tasks;
  7. Experience with archaeological -site preservation and/or cultural resource management.

Availability: Fall 2022

Salary: Depends on experience. Excellent benefits.

Location: Based in Albuquerque, NM with extensive travel throughout the region (persons unable to travel extensively need not apply.)

Application Procedure: Send resume and letter indicating interest in this position to The Archaeological Conservancy, 1717 Girard Blvd. NE Albuquerque, NM 87106-1718 or to mark.archcons@gmail.com.

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