Collection Manager in Archaeology

The Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History seeks an experienced professional to serve as the Collection Manager in Archaeology. This permanent staff position will report to the Curator of Archaeology and be responsible for the daily operations and management of the museum's archaeology collections. Duties and responsibilities include care of the collections, data and records management, documentation of outgoing and incoming loans, processing and preparation of new and existing collections, assisting visitors, assisting with the supervision of assistants, interns, and volunteers, assisting with exhibitions through collection-related activities, and participation in public service programs and educational activities as appropriate.

Minimum qualifications:
M.S./M.A. degree (preferred) in anthropology, archaeology, museum studies, conservation, or related field and 12 months of collections-related experience or B.S./B.A. degree in one of the fields listed above and 24 months of experience. Requirements may be met by equivalent combination of education and related experience. Prior supervisory, database, photographic/multi-media, and NAGPRA experience preferred. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required, as well as the ability to both work independently and in a team environment.

Salary Range: $30,000 plus full benefits.

For more information about the department and the museum, visit our website at: Applications will be processed until a candidate is selected. Applicants must submit a cover letter and a curriculum vitae or resume. Applications also must include three (3) letters of recommendation (these may be sent separately). Hiring contingent on a background check.

Applications must be submitted using the on-line application process. To apply, go to and search for requisition (job) number 17380. Materials submitted in application for position(s) become the property of the University of Oklahoma. Deadlines are subject to change without notice. The University of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages diversity in the workplace.