Underwater Archaeologist

The Maritime Research Division of the South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of South Carolina Columbia is seeking an Underwater Archaeologist (Archaeologist 1). The position is full-time with benefits and will work out of our Field Office in Charleston, South Carolina. We anticipate keeping the job announcement open until the end of October. We hope to offer the position by the end of November with a start date at an agreed upon time shortly thereafter. The successful candidate will work with a staff of four members and complement our efforts to preserve the maritime archaeological legacy in the rivers and coastal waters of South Carolina.

Underwater Archaeologist (Archaeologist 1):
The incumbent reports directly to the Sport Diver Archaeology Management Program (SDAMP) manager. The employee will work in tandem with the supervising archaeologist to meet the goals of the program, specifically as relating to education and outreach. The employee will act as the administrator for the hobby diver licensing process of SDAMP as well as manage all databases relating to the program. The employee will assume the role of the secondary archaeologist for the Charleston Office, and act as principal/co-principal investigator on SDAMP projects as designated by the SDAMP manager. The employee will also manage all Charleston Office equipment as well as act as a dive safety officer for the Maritime Research Division (MRD). This position requires periodic travel for fieldwork, presentations, and meetings.

Please visit the link for additional information and to apply for the job: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1380833845988 and enter 006784 in the Requisition Number field and hit Search. For guidance on applying for the position or other related information please contact Ella Marshall, Human Resources Specialist, at 803-777-3821 or emccoy@mailbox.sc.edu.

For information about the MRD please visit: http://artsandsciences.sc.edu/sciaa/mrd/mrd_index.html

For more information about this position and duties please contact:

James D. Spirek
State Underwater Archaeologist
Maritime Research Division
South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology
University of South Carolina
1321 Pendleton Street
Columbia SC 29208 USA
Office phone: (803) 576-6566
Fax: (803) 254-1338
E-mail: spirek@sc.edu
SCIAA Web Site: http://www.cas.sc.edu/sciaa/
Maritime Research Division Website: http://www.cas.sc.edu/sciaa/mrd/mrd_index.html


Ashley M. Deming
The Sport Diver Archaeology Management Program
Maritime Research Division
South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology
University of South Carolina
Phone: 843-762-6105
Email: deming@sc.edu