SNA International, Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA)
Partnerships and Innovations (PI) Archaeologist
|Location:||Hawaii, United States|
Overall Function of the Job:
The archaeologist will provide professional and scientific assistance pertaining to DPAA’s partner-related activities. Travel may be on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.
As SNA provides contracted staff to the DPAA, this position will have two supervisors. Your technical and operational supervisor at the DPAA for all work-related tasks will be Dr. Michael Dolski. Your SNA Supervisor for all HR-related concerns will be Dr. Dawn Berry.
Internal and External Contacts:
This position regularly interfaces with all employees, consultants, and contractors of the company, and communicates through briefings and written products with Agency leadership, US Government employees, family members, foreign officials, and partners as well as potential partners.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
- A graduate degree in archeology, anthropology, or closely related field (at least MA, but Ph.D. preferred).
- At least one year of full-time professional experience or equivalent specialized training in logistics, planning, and execution of archaeological field activities.
- Demonstrated experience in conducting large-scale, detailed planning from project conception through execution and assessment.
- At least four months of supervised field and analytic experience in general archeology.
- Demonstrated ability to carry field projects to completion.
- Detailed oriented.
- Able to work well independently as well as in a team environment.
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Ability to access information using a computer for up to 4 hours at a time.
- Requires sitting at a desk for long periods of time.
- Incumbent must be capable of working in stressful situations with short deadlines.
- Ability to withstand climatic extremes, and high altitudes, as needed.
- Ability to backpack long distances, in extreme terrain, while carrying significant amounts of equipment and supplies, yet still be able to perform manual labor for extended periods of time.
- Assist with the planning and implementation of field activity-related partnerships to contribute to DPAA’s mission.
- Coordinate partner-related field activity efforts.
- Occasionally travel for partnership development or assistance, or other activities as required by DPAA.
- Complies with all DPAA requirements for reporting and coordinating and all plans and results through all appropriate channels.
- Protect organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
- Work directly and independently with clients.
- Follow all client policies and procedures.
- Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Comprehensive knowledge of DPAA field activity requirements.
- Comprehensive knowledge of mission planning, execution, oversight, and logistical support.
- Possess strong written and verbal communication skills
- Proficient in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat.
- A demonstrated history of initiative and achievement.
- A demonstrated history of working independently with client staff.
- Experience working independently with minimal direction or supervision.
- Experience supporting and anticipating client needs and demonstrating problem-solve skills.
- Experience performing tasks under tight deadlines and managing shifting priorities.