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POSITIONS AT THE ASCSA

Πρόσληψη δύο (2) Συντηρητών Έργων Τέχνης
Head Objects Conservator at the Ancient Athenian Agora Excavations

Director of the Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory of Archaeological Science
Directors of the ASCSA Summer Sessions 2015 (Gertrude Smith Professors) Deadline extended to February 17, 2014

Chief Development Officer in Princeton, NJ

Internships in Non-Profit Administration
Internships in Development, Marketing & Event Planning
Archival Internships


The American School of Classical Studies at Athens does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, sex, sexual orientation, color, religion, ethnic origin, or disability when considering admission to any form of membership or application for employment.

 

Πρόσληψη δύο (2) Συντηρητών Έργων Τέχνης

Η Αμερικάνικη Σχολή Κλασικών Σπουδών προκηρύσσει την πρόσληψη δύο (2) ατόμων για τις ανάγκες έργου συντήρησης, απόσπασης και επανατοποθέτησης ψηφιδωτού δαπέδου «Αγωνοθετείου» της Νότιας Στοάς στην Αρχαία Κόρινθο.

Εναρκτήρια ημερομηνία για τις εργασίες ορίζεται η 15η Απριλίου 2014.  Το έργο έχει διάρκεια  ένα  (1) έτος, με δυνατότητα παράτασης εξαρτώμενη από την πορεία των εργασιών και τις διαθέσιμες πιστώσεις του έργου.
Οι ενδιαφερόμενοι καλούνται να υποβάλουν αίτηση και βιογραφικό σημείωμα με συνημμένα δικαιολογητικά εντός προθεσμίας πέντε (5) εργασίμων ημερών, που αρχίζει από την επομένη της ανάρτησης της ανακοίνωσης στον διαδικτυακό κόμβο της Αμερικανικής Σχολής Κλασικών Σπουδών (www.ascsa.edu.gr)

Τα βιογραφικά είναι δυνατόν να υποβάλονται ηλεκτρονικά στο email:   nicol.corinth@ascsa.edu.gr

 

ΕΙΔΙΚΑ ΠΡΟΣΟΝΤΑ ΠΡΟΣΛΗΨΗΣ

ΤΕ Συντηρητές Αρχαιοτήτων και Έργων Τέχνης:

  • Πτυχίο Τ.Ε.Ι. σχολής Συντήρησης Αρχαιοτήτων και Έργων Τέχνης  (Ομάδα Α)
  • Αποδεδειγµένη Εµπειρία στην συντήρηση - αποκατάσταση ψηφιδωτών δαπέδων
  • Αποδεδειγµένη γνώση χειρισµού Η/Υ
  • Πολύ καλή Γνώση της Αγγλικής Γλώσσας

ΔΕ Τεχνικοί Συντήρησης  Αρχαιοτήτων και Έργων Τέχνης:

  • Πτυχίο Τεχνικού Συντήρησης Έργων Τέχνης ΙΕΚ
  • Αποδεδειγµένη Εµπειρία στην συντήρηση - αποκατάσταση ψηφιδωτών δαπέδων
  • Αποδεδειγµένη γνώση χειρισµού Η/Υ
  • Καλή Γνώση της Αγγλικής Γλώσσας

 

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Head Objects Conservator at the Ancient Athenian Agora Excavations

Applications are invited for the position of Head Objects Conservator at the Agora Excavations.

The successful candidate will be expected to manage the active Conservation Laboratory of the Agora Excavations, in association with the Director, the Deputy Director and the staff of the Agora Excavations. His or her major responsibilities will be to process and conserve archaeological material produced in annual excavations, to organize and supervise the Agora’s Internship Program (training 2-3 MA conservation students over the excavation season), to care for the long-term preservation of the vast archaeological collection of the Agora Excavations (interventive and preventive conservation: environmental monitoring and control, preparation of objects for storage, handling and transportation guidelines, storage upgrades), to perform and supervise field and laboratory conservation work (including both the treatment of freshly excavated artifacts and re-treatment of artifacts from the collection of the Agora Excavations), to advise students, archaeologists and research scholars on conservation-related issues, to communicate conservation principles (by giving talks to the public and first aid for finds demonstrations to the excavators). He or she should be able to examine, assess, and document the composition and condition of the artifacts, conducting technical examinations and scientific analysis, as necessary. Moreover, the successful candidate should demonstrate good abilities in working in a team as well as independence in his own work.

The candidate must hold a Master’s degree in the conservation of objects and have experience with a range of archaeological materials. A significant practical experience in the conservation of inorganic archaeological finds (particularly ceramics and metals), and extended archeological field conservation experience are required. A PhD degree in materials science is not required but preferred.

Languages: Fluent Greek and English, written and spoken.

Salary: To be determined, based on qualifications

The incumbent acting head conservator is eligible to apply and has indicated she plans to do so.

Applicants should send a letter of interest and a C.V., including the names of two references with contact information by email or post to: Professor John Camp at
jcamp@agathe.gr or Professor John Camp, ASCSA, 54 Souidias St., Athens 10676, Greece.

The closing date for applications is May 10, 2014

 

Director of the Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory of Archaeological Science

Location: Athens, Greece
Deadline: November 15, 2013

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) invites applications for the position of Director of the Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory of Archaeological Science (WL). The primary responsibility of the director of WL is, in consultation with ASCSA officials and the WL advisory committee, to develop and implement research goals for the laboratory and to oversee its day-to-day operation. This is a fulltime position and requires significant experience in the archaeological sciences, especially as they relate to Mediterranean archaeology, and administrative skills. The position reports to the Director of ASCSA and is a member of the senior academic and administrative staff in Athens. Salary and benefits are commensurate with rank and experience. Term beginning July 14, 2014 to be negotiated (normally three-year renewable).

At time of application candidates are required to have 1) a Ph.D. in archaeological science or a related field; 2) research and laboratory experience in the archaeological sciences, especially in bioarchaeology, geoarchaeology, or environmental sciences; 3) an established publication record in archaeological science; and 4) a strong record of external funding.

Preferred qualifications include experience in 1) Mediterranean archaeology; 2) management, including in a laboratory; 3) collaborative research with archaeologists; 4) university teaching in the archaeological sciences; and 5) collections management.

The successful applicant will have as primary responsibilities the management and administration of the Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory of Archaeological Science. The duties require that the WL director 1) develop and implement strategic, prioritized research goals for the laboratory; 2) work with ASCSA oversight committees on setting laboratory goals and priorities; 3) manage laboratory personnel, physical plant, equipment, and collections; 4) support fellows and visiting researchers; 5) conduct laboratory policy including outreach to affiliated archaeological projects; 6) contribute to the academic programs of the ASCSA; 7) develop new and strengthen established networks with other laboratories and institutions in line with the research priorities of the laboratory; 8) lead in fund raising for research programs of the WL; 9) maintain a personal program of research and publication.

Please send a detailed CV; a cover letter highlighting your experience in the archaeological sciences, research interests, publications, and external funding; and the names, addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses of three referees. Please clearly distinguish between peer reviewed and non-peer reviewed publications in your CV.

Only electronic applications will be accepted. Submit electronic applications online at https://ascsa.wufoo.com/forms/director-of-the-wiener-laboratory/ (ASCSA, 6-8 Charlton Street, Princeton, NJ 08540; application@ascsa.org). Applications must be received by November 15, 2013. Interviews will be held at the APA/AIA meetings in Chicago (January 2-5, 2014).

Established in 1881, the American School of Classical Studies is located on a 2.5 acre campus in the Kolonaki district of Athens, with administrative offices in Princeton, New Jersey.  The School currently has over 60 resident faculty and staff and hosts an average 250 students, fellows, and resident researchers each year. The WL is currently located in the main building of the ASCSA with planning for a new free-standing facility underway. For more information about the WL link to: www.ascsa.edu.gr/index.php/Wiener-Laboratory/

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Directors of the ASCSA Summer Sessions 2015 (Gertrude Smith Professors)

Two Positions
Deadline:  February 17, 2014

Term: 
Summer 2015.

Qualifications:
Former membership in the School. At least two years of teaching in a post-secondary educational institution. Qualified applicants in all areas of classical studies, including history, art history, languages, and archaeology, are encouraged to apply. Some knowledge of modern Greek. Stamina, good health and a sense of humor. See more information about the ASCSA Summer Sessions at http://www.ascsa.edu.gr/index.php/programs/Summer.

Duties:
To plan the six-week itinerary, in consultation with the staff in Athens, at least six months prior to the session. To collaborate with the Committee on the Summer Sessions in the selection of participants. To correspond with participants concerning travel, equipment, academic requirements, etc. To supervise all aspects of the program in Greece, including teaching, coordinating with on-site expert lecturers, keeping a detailed log of the sessions, and submitting a report to the Director.

Compensation:
Stipend commensurate with rank: ranging from $7,365 to $9,064, pending available funding, plus travel and expenses, as defined in the attached policy.

Application:
• A letter of application
• Curriculum vitae
• Three letters of recommendation to be sent directly to the email to application@ascsa.org.

Committee on the Summer Sessions
E-mail application to:  ssapplication@ascsa.org

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The appointments will be announced by March 30, 2014.


Chief Development Officer (CDO)
Princeton, NJ

Deadline: December 1, 2013

     Responsible for envisioning and managing the School’s development effort including (1) all fund-raising initiatives and programs in the US and abroad; (2) Communications efforts, coordinated with Director of Publications; (3) Stewardship of the Board of Trustees; (4) Coordination with the Board committees, the Managing Committee and the Director in Athens. Program elements include but are not limited to: the annual fund, capital campaigns, bequests, major gift solicitation, corporate, government and foundation grants, event management, prospective donor research, donor stewardship; alumni/ae association stewardship, and database management. The CDO is responsible for identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding prospects and donors.
       At a managerial level, the CDO serves as chief strategist for ASCSA fund development; defines and leads the fund development team; and provides primary staff support in fund-raising matters for the Director and the Board. As a senior member of the executive team, the CDO is also responsible for helping shape institutional strategy and for supporting the implementation of the ASCSA operating plan.
      The CDO recruits, hires, trains, and manages (for performance and retention) the development staff according to ASCSA protocols and in line with fund-raising professional standards.
       As steward of the ASCSA Board of Trustees and the Overseers of the Gennadeion Library the CDO and support staff manage all board functions and board committee meetings, work with the Nominating Committee in cultivating new board members and with the Development committee in setting funding policy and strategy and in assuring full board participation in the annual fund and capital campaign pledges.
      Coordinates with the Director in Athens, the Chair of the Development Committee of the Board of Trustees, the President of the Board of Trustees, the Chair of the MC and others as appropriate.

Job Requirements:
-Understanding and belief in the vision, mission, and philosophy of the ASCSA
-A proven track record as a major gift officer and manager
-Excellent oral and written communications skills and an ability to listen and work harmoniously with staff and peers
-Social interaction skills, energy, enthusiasm, sense of humor, and ability to lead, take initiative, and innovate.

Qualifications:
-A bachelor’s degree; graduate level degree preferred 
-3-5 years progressively responsible experience in fund development; demonstrable personal solicitation success; management experience of teams and in reporting to CEO and Boards
-Knowledge of modern and ancient Greece preferred, including background in Hellenic studies, art and archaeology of ancient through modern Greece.
-Valid US and international driver’s license and ability and willingness to travel

Application:
Only electronic applications will be accepted. Submit electronic application online at https://ascsa.wufoo.com/forms/chief-development-officer/ (ASCSA, 6-8 Charlton Street, Princeton, NJ 08540) and attach, as word docs or pdfs, a cover letter listing your professional fund-raising experience and a detailed CV, and include names, addresses, and e-mail addresses of three references on the application form. Application review begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

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Application deadline is December 1, 2013.

 

Internships in Non-Profit Administration

Short term unpaid internships are available throughout the year in the School’s U.S. office in Princeton, NJ. Internships will focus on non-profit administration and fundraising, and interns will assist staff with the various duties of managing an overseas educational and research center.

Internship Description: Hands on experience in learning business practices for an education-based not for profit. Organization and daily communication with applicants, members, and committees using virtual workspaces, online applications, and surveys. Management and promotion of academic and fellowship programs. Website programming. Database maintenance of constituency records. Research and reporting.

Qualifications: The School is seeking advanced undergraduates or recent graduates with a major or degree in a field related to the School’s academic areas, such as classics, ancient history, art history, archaeology, Modern Greek studies, marketing or communications. An interest in pursuing a career in non-profit administration, development or marketing is desirable. Excellent communications skills, both written and oral, are required.

Term:  Available for a School term (fall, winter or spring), summer, or full year.

Application Procedure: Please send resume and cover letter to American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 6-8 Charlton Street, Princeton, NJ 08540 or email to afischer@ascsa.org with “Internship Application” in the subject line.

 

Internships in Development, Marketing & Event Management

Short term unpaid internships are available throughout the year in the School’s U.S. office in Princeton, NJ. Internships will focus on non-profit administration and fundraising, and interns will assist staff with the various duties of managing an overseas educational and research center.

Internship Description: Gain familiarity with communications and fundraising activities, including the work associated with conducting a capital campaign, cultivation events, and Board meetings.

Qualifications: The School is seeking advanced undergraduates or recent graduates with a major or degree in a field related to the School’s academic areas, such as classics, ancient history, art history, archaeology, Modern Greek studies, marketing or communications. An interest in pursuing a career in non-profit administration, development or marketing is desirable. Excellent communications skills, both written and oral, are required.

Term:  Available for a School term (fall, winter or spring), summer, or full year.

Application Procedure: Please send resume and cover letter to American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 6-8 Charlton Street, Princeton, NJ 08540 or email to afischer@ascsa.org with “Internship Application” in the subject line.

 

Archival Internships

Short term unpaid internships are available throughout the year in the School’s U.S. office in Princeton, NJ. Internships will focus on non-profit administration and fundraising, and interns will assist staff with the various duties of managing an overseas educational and research center.

Internship Description: Organize historical records of the School. Prepare and digitize for file management. Website programming. Database maintenance of constituency records. Research and reporting.

Qualifications: The School is seeking advanced undergraduates or recent graduates with a major or degree in a field related to the School’s academic areas, such as classics, ancient history, art history, archaeology, Modern Greek studies, marketing or communications. An interest in pursuing a career in non-profit administration, development or marketing is desirable. Excellent communications skills, both written and oral, are required.

Term:  Available for a School term (fall, winter or spring), summer, or full year.

Application Procedure: Please send resume and cover letter to American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 6-8 Charlton Street, Princeton, NJ 08540 or email to afischer@ascsa.org with “Internship Application” in the subject line.