FPAN Learning & Development Facilitator


The mission of the Florida Public Archaeology Network is to promote and facilitate the stewardship, public appreciation, and value of Florida’s archaeological heritage through regional centers, partnerships, and community engagement. FPAN approaches our mission by work in three core areas: Public Outreach, Assistance to Local Governments, and Assistance to the Florida Division of Historical Resources. FPAN operates visible public outreach programs, including promotion of archaeological/heritage tourism; partnerships with Florida Anthropological Society chapters and other regional heritage organizations; dissemination of archaeological information to the public; promotion of existing regional heritage events and programs; and promotion of archaeological volunteer opportunities. This position will report to the Director for the Tampa Regional Center of the Florida Public Archaeology Network, USF Tampa campus. This position is funded by a state appropriation.


The incumbent will coordinate and presents workshops, seminars, special events, and training materials, for learners in the community in the field of Archaeology. The Facilitator will creates and delivers training and education programs in the field of Archaeology to meet the needs of the Florida Public Archaeology Network.


Facilitates formal and informal workshops and learning experiences for large and small group presentation.

Develops training curricula, instructor manuals, learner guides, and other materials, and/or utilize prepared training programs
that meet identified learning goals.

Organizes, publicizes, and recruits audience for participation in learning and development programs.

Coordinates or perform administrative functions necessary to deliver and document learning and development programs.
Develops and manages databases to track progress of participants and program scheduling.

Performs other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS (Education and Experience): 

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in Communication, Education, Adult Education or equivalent with one year of experience in a professional training position; or a Master’s degree in the same field. Certain grants and programs may also have specific education and/or certification requirements specific to the subject matter area of the program.

Master’s degree in Anthropology, Archaeology, Public History, or related field. Experience in Underwater Archaeology and two (2) years of experience in a professional training position.

Advanced SCUBA Certification

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