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ARI Positions

ARI Post-Baccalaureate Public Archaeology Program 

The ARI Post-Baccalaureate Public Archaeology Program has been designed to help students advance their skills in archaeology and prepare them for graduate archaeology and anthropology programs. Our program is selective, participants will have research and presentation exposure and provide opportunities for networking and professional growth. We challenge our students to do their own outreach within…

Office Manager

The team at the Archaeological Research Institute is in search of an Office Manager. We are in search of a team member that is passionate about our organization’s mission and vision of getting the public informed and involved in archaeology, and specifically local archaeology. We are looking for someone that is a self-starter, creative, self-motivated,…

Archaeology Coordinator

The purpose of this position is to assist the Senior Archaeologist (SA) and bring the mission of ARI to life through responsible, ethical, methodical attention to procedure and detail in our archaeological research. The Archaeology Coordinator’s (AC) primary responsibilities are to assist the (SA) in excavations as a Co PI, monitoring field and lab work…

Americorps Positions

Junior Program Assistant

Assist ARI staff and program coordinator with junior program materials, developing educational goals and working within a budget. Assisting with running educational programs for the public. Occasionally assisting with archaeological research in the lab and the field. 

Digital Marketing Assistant

Assists and supports executive director and director of resource development and marketing with planning, executing, and tracking marketing programs, and with the development of innovative marketing strategies and methods of tracking evaluation criteria and data. Their responsibilities may include analyzing data to monitor campaigns and programs, then evaluate results, creating and managing the production of…

Day Camp Leader & Junior Education

Organizing junior groups (ages 5-14) and instructing campers (ages 8-18). Working with other counselors to plan various activities. Assisting with a range of administrative duties. Encouraging and inspiring campers. Assisting with conflict resolution. Working with counselors and campers to organize social events. Ensuring campers learn in a safe, fun, and stimulating environment. Setting a good example…

Google Ads & SEO Assistant

Assist Director of Marketing with developing and implementing effective search engine optimization (SEO) strategies, coordinating content, design, social media, pay-per-click (PPC) marketing and other activities, and managing offsite and onsite optimization projects and reporting on performance.

Archaeological Site Host & Tour Guide

Lead visitors on tours of the Guard Archaeological Site and preserve. Assist in the setup of the site for visitors, sell merchandise and collect donations. Have a general understanding and background of local archaeology, history and the organization. Will have an opportunity to develop the tour, learn about local flora and fauna and assist in species…

Accessible Trails & Program Development Assistant

Assist in the development of programs and trails that are accessible to all people. Research and develop programs that will enable people from all over the world with all kinds of abilities and disabilities to access our educational programming and experiences.

Lab Assistant Manager

Assist the lab manager with the management and operations of the lab. Developing educational programs and materials involving lab work, creating comparative collections, and prepping the lab for hands-on experiences and tours. 

Native Cultivates Garden & Land Management Assistant

Assist the paleobotanist with the native cultivates garden at the Guard site and the community garden plot. Assist with the land management of the Guard Archaeological site (weeding, spot spraying, and species monitoring) Educating the public about the items growing in the garden and developing educational materials for the public as necessary. Occasionally assisting with…

Public Outreach Assistant

An outreach assistant provides administrative, operational, and logistical support to the leadership team. They plan, implement, coordinate, and monitor initiatives that promote the organization and its services to the community. Responsibilities typically include: acting as a first point of contact: dealing with correspondence and phone calls managing diaries and organizing meetings and appointments, often controlling…

Operations Assistant

An Operations assistant is responsible for identifying and solving issues relating to the performance of the nonprofit operations. To do so, vast amounts of data and information must be analyzed and reviewed with the cooperation of the leadership team. Candidates that do well in this position possess strong attention to detail along with business acumen…

Paleobotany Assistant

Assist with FLOT and sorting heavy & light fraction from flot samples. Educating the public about the FLOT system and developing educational materials for the public, as necessary. Occasionally assisting with archaeological research in the lab and the field.  


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