Richard Grubb and Associates, Inc. is seeking a Senior Project Manager/Principal Senior Archaeologist to be based out of our Cranbury, NJ or Philadelphia, PA office. Prior work experience in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions is preferred. This position can be based remotely (i.e., work from home) but candidates should be based in the NJ/PA/DE/NY area.

Senior Project Manager responsibilities include:

  • Coordination and have direct contact with federal, state, county, municipal, and private clients, and interface with regulatory agencies.
  • Direct, plan, organize, and manage archaeological surveys, site recordation, monitoring, and other duties in operational regions;
  • Supervise project archaeologists and principal investigators working on multiple projects
  • Review and edit archaeological survey reports, including technical writing, graphics, catalogs, and other report appendices.
  • Communicate with clients on survey results and ensure that projects are performed within budget, in accordance with project schedules, and follow federal and various state/regional/tribal review agency guidelines.
  • Management of all aspects of cultural resource projects and must have advanced experience in proposal writing, technical report reviews and senior staff management.

Qualified applicants should possess:

  • MA/MS or Ph.D. degree in Archaeology, Anthropology or related field.
  • Experience with the archaeology, prehistory, history and ethnohistory of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions (preferred)
  • 10 years of experience as a Principal Investigator
  • 5 years as a project manager with diverse project management experience on small and large project types
  • Experience with various regional, state, and federal cultural resource management regulations, including a good working knowledge of NEPA and Section 106.
  • Advanced ability to prepare technical and cost proposals.
  • Technical writing, communication, and problem-solving skills.
  • Collegiality in working with architectural historians, historians, production editors, lab staff, and others as part of a team environment.
  • Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA) designation is preferred.
  • The position regularly works in outside conditions that include varying weather conditions and temperatures.
  • The position requires the candidate to traverse up to 10 miles per day for fieldwork and frequently moves equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.

If you wish to be considered for this excellent opportunity, please email a cover letter, a copy of a current CV (or resume) detailing education and work experience, and a writing sample to:

Alice Domm, President

This full-time position includes a competitive pay and benefits package.  The salary range is $80,000-$93,000 per year. Benefits include paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; group medical, dental, and vision insurance; and a 401k plan with employer contribution. RGA is committed to supporting professional development through training, professional memberships, conference attendance, and continuing education.

RGA is one of the largest cultural resource consulting firms in the Mid-Atlantic, with a staff of Historians, Architectural Historians, and Archaeologists. RGA is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish. RGA is an equal-opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. RGA is a Drug-Free Workplace. RGA participates in E-Verify.

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