Archaeological project director


Metcalf Archaeological Consultants, Inc., an employee-owned provider of cultural resource management consulting services, is looking for an experienced archaeological project director to work out of our Bismarck, ND office. This position is salaried, full-time, and eligible for all company benefits.  Project management experience is a must for this position.

Applicants must have:

  • A Master’s degree in Anthropology
  • 5+ years experience conducting archaeological investigations
  • 3+ years of field supervisory experience
  • Sufficient writing skills to create reports for agency submission

The full list of qualifications can be found on the job posting on our website.

Projects may be located in North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, or adjacent states and include all phases of archaeological work (including survey, testing, and data recovery). Projects may require extended field time, typically on a 9 days on, 5 days off schedule, although schedules will vary from project to project. During such projects, hotel lodgings are paid directly by the company. When possible, single rooms are provided, although on rare occasions double occupancy may be necessary. In some cases, camping may be required. Wages depend on experience and per diem is typically $46. Metcalf also offers a variety of benefits including health insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid time off.

To apply, please use the online application on our website ( or email your resume, cover letter, and contact information to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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