ISAS Employment and
Archaeological Field Work Opportunities

FieldworkThe Illinois State Archaeological Survey (ISAS), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) is a joint research program of the UIUC and the Illinois Department of Transportation. The program was created nearly five decades ago and has a permanent staff of 30+ professionals stationed in four regional offices.

Seasonal openings for field crews are handled through the regional offices. Inquiries concerning employment should be directed to:

Ms. Janice Pankey, Business Manager

Illinois State Archaeological Survey
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
209 Nuclear Physics Laboratory, MC-571
23 East Stadium Drive
Champaign, IL 61820
(FAX 217-244-7458 or e-mail jpankey@illinois.edu)

The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.
www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu

Listings as of April 18, 2017


Central Offices/Central Illinois Field Station
Champaign/Urbana, IL

 

Visiting Archaeological Spatial Analyst
Illinois State Archaeological Survey
Prairie Research Institute
University of Illinois

 
The Illinois State Archaeological Survey (ISAS) Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is seeking a Visiting Archaeological Spatial Analyst for its Central Illinois office located in Champaign, IL.  This individual will contribute relevant information to the GIS team to ensure project deliverables.  Associated duties will include performing GIS spatial analysis and remodeling relating to archaeological research.  Manipulate data to create information products to meet the Survey's specific needs.  Perform complex archaeological and spatial analysis using ArcGIS.  Prepare metadata and document GIS workflows.

The successful candidate must have a B.A., M.A. preferred, in Anthropology, Geography, or closely related field, plus two years' experience performing GIS-related spatial analysis.  Experience working with spatial information.  Experience working with GIS data to conduct complex spatial analysis, generate maps, create vector and raster output, create map layouts and views, and generate maps and reports.  Demonstrated proficiency with ArcGIS software.  Ability to read and use maps.  Ability to perform repetitive tasks with great attention to detail and accuracy.  Working familiarity with existing methodology of archaeological site location modeling.  Demonstrated proficiency with SQL.  Demonstrated proficiency with FileMaker Database application.  Proficiency with commonly employed software and databases.  General familiarity with the archaeology of the Midwestern United States.  Excellent communication and writing skills and ability to establish open and clear communication with ISAS staff.

This is a Visiting Academic Professional position but could become non-visiting, in the future, contingent on funding and Survey needs.  Salary is negotiable based on experience.  Position would be eligible for full university benefits, including health/dental insurance, retirement, vacation and sick leave.  Proposed starting date is as soon as possible after the closing date.  The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

All candidates must complete an online profile through <http://jobs.illinois.edu>.  Please upload your cover
letter, resume detailing your relevant qualifications, and the contact information of three references through this system.  To ensure full consideration all requested information must be submitted through this online system, and your application received by May 13, 2017.  For further information regarding application procedures, contact Ms. Janice Pankey, <jpankey@illinois.edu>.  Individuals having questions concerning this position should contact Mr. Michael Farkas, <mgfarkas@illinois.edu>.


The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu

 

 

 

 



American Bottom Field Station
Fairview Heights, IL

No postings at this time

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).

 


Northern Illinois Field Station
Elgin, IL


No postings at this time

 

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).



Springfield Research Office
Springfield, IL

No postings at this time.


Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).

 


Western Illinois Field Station
Jacksonville and Macomb, IL

No postings at this time.


Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).