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Part-time NAGPRA Collections Assistant, Sam Noble Museum, Norman, OK

  • 18 Nov 2020 9:19 AM
    Message # 9372849 


    Job Number:



    : Okla Museum of Natural History

    Job Location

    : Oklahoma-Norman-Norman Campus


    : Part-time

    Work Schedule: 20 hours flexible on a fixed schedule. Monday-Friday 8-5

    Salary Range: $13.00/hr

    Benefits Provided: Yes 

    Required Attachments: Resume, Cover Letter 

    Job Description


    Provides assistance to the Archaeology Collections Manager and Curator with a grant-funded project to inventory, catalog, and digitize (electronic data capture) information associated with archaeological material in the collection. The work is associated with collections subject to the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA).

    Typical job functions include:

    · Inventory artifacts and archival information,

    · General assistance with collections, including human skeletal remains and associated funerary objects,

    · Database work, including extensive data entry and data management,

    · Generate and install artifact labels,

    · Rehousing archaeological collections and associated documentation,

    · Following established protocols and standards for project tasks,

    · Maintaining records of workflow for assessment of project benchmarks,

    · Contributing to various internal and external reports,

    · Working with staff, volunteers, and student interns


    Job Requirements


    Required Education: GED/High School Grad or equivalent combination of education/job related experience, AND

    12-24 months experience in a museum/archaeology field


    • Must be able to read and understand basic written or printed materials, and perform simple record-keeping operations requiring data entry, logging or filing
    • Must be able to write/print clearly and legibly, and have good presentation (oral and written communication) skills
    • Must be conscientious and prepared to handle small items with care
    • Must have MS Office software proficiency and experience working with databases.
    • Must be detail-oriented to ensure accuracy of data entry and organization of artifacts


    • None

    Advertised Physical Requirements:

    • May be exposed to some lifting, repetitive motion

    Departmental Preferences:

    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Background in anthropology, archaeology, museum studies, or other museum-related discipline
    • Database management experience preferred

    Supervision: No Supervisory Duties

    Special Instructions:
    If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy.  To view the policy, visit


    Hiring contingent upon a Background Check?- Yes

    Special Indications: Hiring contingent upon police records check 

    Job Posting

    : Nov 17, 2020

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