Archaeologist Resume Samples

An Archaeologist uses evidence, studies, and preserves the artifacts such as ancient tools, ceramics, tools, and more. The job description also entails using this evidence to gather data about the human race, history, and prehistory. A well-drafted Archaeologist Resume mentions the following core tasks and activities – excavating, recovering, and analyzing artifacts that may include tools, cave paintings, and pottery; working with cultural resource management to ensure timely completion of work; assisting in the bone analysis and estimating race, sex, and other physical characteristics.

Sample resumes mention the following skills and abilities – meticulous attention to details; presentation skills; accuracy in recording and reporting; the ability to communicate well, the ability to understand written manuals; and a strong desire to learn and incorporate new findings into the research work. One can get a job with a degree in Archaeology, however, a master’s degree will be highly appreciated.

Archaeologist Resume example

Archaeologist Resume

Headline : As an Archaeologist, to conduct excavations to recover, study, and preserve artifacts like ancient ruins, tools, and ceramics. Recognized for exhibiting a high level of integrity and personal dedication.

Skills : Data Analysis, Lab Analysis.

Description :

    1. Checked out the local museum to see what type of artifacts this area had already produced.
    2. Worked in the lab here and with photographing sites.
    3. Prepared artifacts for analysis.
    4. Successfully conducted and completed an independent research project and praised for detailed work.
    5. Completed field dig of the unit, recorded all data in field reports, mapping stratigraphic context changes.
    6. Captured Munsell soil test results, and logging all cultural material artifacts.
    7. Participated in lab cataloging and labeling of ceramic artifacts.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Archaeology


Archaeologist I Resume

Objective : Archaeologists study ancient human cultures by digging up remains and artifacts that give information about past civilizations.

Skills : Research, Technical Reports.

Description :

    1. Completed field dig of the unit, processed artifacts in the lab, and contributed a final assessment report for Archaeology Department.
    2. Assisted in a short term transect survey for a power line corridor.
    3. Assisted with historical/archival research.
    4. Conducted excavations on a prehistoric midden mound called Big Mound Key.
    5. Collected artifacts and radiocarbon dating samples.
    6. Responsible for overseeing the excavation of the midden along with other associated features encountered with other archaeological work.
    7. Worked on the site of the New River Bridge.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Anthropology


Jr. Archaeologist Resume

Objective : Motivated self-starter looking to join an exciting company where can help develop or improve processes and workflows to positively impact the organization's productivity and culture.

Skills : Project Management, Research.

Description :

    1. Participated in multiple contracted archaeological projects with the agencies.
    2. Processed and organized field collections and records, conducted, and supervised data entry.
    3. Worked as a digger for an archaeologist project program that worked in national stockyards.
    4. Responsible for both fieldwork and lab work.
    5. Performed extensive research, washing, labeling, and organization of the artifacts, mapping, and preparing finalized reports to be submitted to the Archaeologist.
    6. Responsible for the accuracy and completion of all paperwork filled out on site.
    7. Dug up and found arrowheads and other historic items.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Teaching

Archaeologist(Part time) Resume

Objective : To pursue employment to preserve the archaeological record. Assisting in mitigation projects; excavating the remains of a Native woman for re-interment.

Skills : Research Projects, GPS.

Description :

    1. Participated in all aspects of archaeological research, excavation.
    2. Conducted fieldwork, including surveys, data collection, and mitigation.
    3. Worked with Trimble and ArcGIS, and finds processing related to colonial sites.
    4. Assisted in report preparation and other clerical duties.
    5. Recorded level and feature data. Interpreted historical and archaeological data.
    6. Conducted interviews for local news stations.
    7. Supervised students and workmen in Phase I, II, and III archaeological excavation.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MBA

Archaeologist II Resume

Summary : Archaeologists study past human activity by excavating, dating and interpreting objects and sites of historical interest. They implement excavation projects, informally known as digs.

Skills : Project Management, Construction Management.

Description :

    1. Ensured quality control through admissions, assessment, treatment, and referral.
    2. Treated artifacts, and assisted in laboratory research.
    3. Greeted and assisted customers.
    4. Answered phones and responded to customer inquiries.
    5. Carried out Phase I, II, and III field excavations; processed artifacts and data in the laboratory.
    6. Commended by project director for clarity, accuracy, and attention to detail in the excavation report.
    7. Classified and photographed materials, and entered the artifacts into a database to facilitate future research.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Medical Anthropology

Archaeologist(Full time) Resume

Headline : Highly qualified Archaeologist with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and would excel in the collaborative environment on which the company prides itself.

Skills : General Management, Compliance Control.

Description :

    1. Prepared expense reports and varieties of artifact documentation.
    2. Cooperated with a diverse group of individuals to achieve a common goal.
    3. Performed various field technician duties, survey, Phase II, and Phase III.
    4. Responsible for drafting, artifact illustration, proof reports, artifact and soils analyses, data entry.
    5. Conducted archaeological field and laboratory work.
    6. Created the research design for analyzing and interpreting archaeological field data, conduct analyses.
    7. Helped organize the first cultural resource conference.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MA

Sr. Archaeologist Resume

Summary : Experienced working in the consulting environment and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and be responsive to both internal and external clients.

Skills : Technical Skills, Analytical Skills.

Description :

    1. Provided comprehensive archaeological services.
    2. Supervised up to 6 field archaeologists.
    3. Supervised field crews, managed logistics, and synthesized findings in the reports.
    4. Coordinated a team to excavate and categorize artifacts.
    5. Performed literature reviews (archival and historic background studies and research designs) for various types of projects.
    6. Conducted highly detailed, thorough, and sensitive research in the laboratory.
    7. Conducted archeological surveys and testing projects.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    10+ Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Senior
    Education
    Education
    Geology

    Archaeologist III Resume

    Summary : An archaeologist and trained curator, wish to be part of a company or museum that employs enthusiastic individuals and will do whatever is necessary to continue on this path.

    Skills : Project Management, Archaeological Survey, Report Writing.

    Description :

      1. Organized and oversaw extracurricular activities for undergraduates interested in safely exploring Belize.
      2. Researched the provenience of collections that the corps has curated in local museums.
      3. Oversaw contracts and budgets for six curation facilities.
      4. Mapped Sites, features, and artifacts.
      5. Supervised archaeological survey Document findings and results.
      6. Instructed field technicians in the redecoration of sites.
      7. Determined and surveyed APE, worked on-site.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    10+ Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Senior
    Education
    Education
    Master Of Arts

    Lead Archaeologist Resume

    Objective : Archaeology is the study of cultures that lived in the past. It is a subfield of anthropology, the study of human cultures.

    Skills : Field Research, Research Projects.

    Description :

      1. Recorded archaeological sites, mapped landscape features, and excavated sites for governmental and private contractors.
      2. Prepared reports and data to be included in Environmental Assessments.
      3. Participated in all aspects of archaeological fieldwork, laboratory analyses, and report writing.
      4. Conducted historical background research, including deed research, mapping, and subject interviews.
      5. Developed procedures to verify accuracy in material and catalog listings.
      6. Excavated archaeological materials and recorded data in the field.
      7. Cleaned, identified, and preserved archaeological artifacts in both field and laboratory environments.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    BS

    Archaeologist Resume

    Summary : Archaeology is fundamentally the study of humanity and its past.  Archaeology is practiced around the world by archaeologists who work with people from a wide variety of other disciplines 

    Skills : Management, Data Analysis.

    Description :

      1. Assisted in mapping responsibilities in the field, including collection of GPS data using Tremble units.
      2. Responsible for independent coordination of site surveys.
      3. Responsible for all work associated with a contact period site survey.
      4. Responsible for both fieldwork and lab work.
      5. Performed extensive research, washing, labeling, and organization of the artifacts, mapping, and preparing finalized reports.
      6. Edited reports, prepared artifacts for storage, and assisted other professionals within the company.
      7. Conducted archaeological surveys and assessments of proposed project areas.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    10+ Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Senior
    Education
    Education
    Geology