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The Ontario Archaeological Society is seeking applications for three summer student positions:
Position 1 - Online workshop development assistant: The student will work with the Director of Education to develop on-line training workshops for Indigenous Archaeological Monitors and Archaeological Field Technicians. Content will be provided by OAS members. Responsibilities will include liaising with OAS members, and video editing.
Position 2 - Artifact Collections Assistant. This student will work with Lakehead University employees, including the President-Elect to assist with analyzing archaeological materials from selected collections donated to the Dept. of Anthropology.
Position 3 - Online symposium planning assistant: The student will work with the symposium organizing committee to plan the upcoming symposium, including sending out calls for sessions and papers, assisting with fundraising, and organizing registration.
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOR ONLINE INDIGENOUS ARCHAEOLOGICAL MONITOR TRAINING
1.0 SUMMARY OF WORK
Under the auspices of an Ontario Trillium Foundation grant, the Ontario Archaeological Society (OAS) is looking to hire a qualified archaeologist to assist with our northern programming of Indigenous archaeological monitor training.
2.0 CORPORATE OVERVIEW
The OAs is a registered charitable organization that promotes the ethical practice of archaeology in the Province of Ontario and beyond. Our collective goals include bringing together individuals and groups interested in the practice, promotion, and advancement of Ontario archaeology, discourage illegal archaeological looting and destruction, facilitating the exchange of ideas and information, publishing archaeological findings, and promoting responsible and ethical archaeological practices.
3.0 PROJECT BACKGROUND
The OAS was awarded a Grow Grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to hold Indigenous Archaeological Monitor Training in northern Ontario, an underserved area for the OAS. This foundational archaeological training includes modules on culture history, artifact identification, human osteology, zooarchaeology, and the Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism, and Culture Industries (MHSTCI) Standards and Guidelines and Indigenous Engagement. The training involves participants from northern First Nations with a focus on youth.
4.0 STATEMENT OF WORK
The OAS is seeking a qualified archaeologist to develop additional training modules. The first training was conducted at First Nations facilities in person in 2019. Due to the current pandemic, the training has been moved to online/virtual delivery to protect the health of the participating First Nations’ communities. This modification to the training means that several of our applied modules cannot be delivered in their usual format, including the cancellation of some applied learning activities. The OAS is looking for an archaeologist to develop new/additional curriculum on the following topics: photography, site formation, mapping, and seriation.
The curriculum will be developed in PowerPoint to be delivered over zoom and stored in an online learning management system. The curriculum will include 1.5 hours of lecture for each module and a 30-45 min exercise for students to complete on their own but facilitated by course materials/information.
6.0 CONTRACT DETAILS
The contract for this work is a $12,000 budget that includes the following (inclusive of taxes):
The budget must include all costs associated with curriculum development, meetings, and any other required online activities.
This contract will begin June 15th and end August 27th.
7.0 PROPOSAL SUBMISSION FORMAT REQUIREMENTS
To be eligible, the following materials must be received by the deadline.
Proposed Project Plan
The project plan must take into consideration the short timeline of the project with a focus on timely delivery of the modules including lectures and exercises. Provide a work schedule.
Costs and charges
Provide an all-inclusive fixed cost estimate for your proposed contract and identify the expected costs and time allocation for each component.
8.0 INQUIRIES CONTACT
If you are interested in applying and have any inquiries, please contact:
Sarah Hazell, Workshop Coordinator
9.0 SUBMISSION PROCEDURE
Qualified suppliers of these professional servicers can submit completed proposals by email to:
Closing date and time: Proposals must be received by May 31st at 4:30pm.
Project Completion: The project completion deadline is August 27th at 4:30pm.
Note: Only complete applications will be considered.
Archaeology Field Supervisor - Markham, Ontario (Stantec Consulting Ltd.)
Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We are a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that is critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.
Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best. We have openings for Intermediate to Senior Archaeology Field Supervisors to support work based out of our Markham and Hamilton, Ontario offices. Your primary role will be to organize, lead, and supervise our teams of dedicated field technicians to deliver industry-leading archaeological services for our Clients. This is an opportunity to showcase your breadth of knowledge, experience, and talent in a dynamic role to explore, protect, and conserve Ontario’s rich and diverse history.
Please be advised the Archaeology Field Supervisor position you are applying for was recently certified by the Labourers’ International Union of North America, Ontario Provincial District Council (LiUNA). As a result, your terms and conditions of employment will ultimately be governed by the provisions of a collective agreement reached between Stantec Consulting Ltd. and LiUNA
Your Key Responsibilities
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Education and Experience Minimum BA/B.Sc. in archaeology; or equivalent combination of education and experience Minimum R license holder with the MHSTCI in good standing.
This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.
Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.
Project Coordinator – Six Month Contract (Ontario Archaeological Society)
Are you motivated to make a difference in Ontario archaeology? If so, consider this challenging opportunity with the Ontario Archaeological Society (OAS). We are seeking a dynamic, motivated individual with a passion for Ontario Archaeology to fill the temporary, full-time position of a Project Coordinator. In this role you will work with the Society’s Board of Directors, Regional Chapters and membership to coordinate the development of best practices documents for Ontario archaeology.
General Job Description
The Project Coordinator will report to the OAS President and assist the Best Practices Committee and the Board of Directors in advancing the development of best practices guides as set forth in the current OAS Strategic Plan. This person will play an active role in advancing the OAS mandate to promote the ethical practice of archaeology through the development of guidance documents for the practice of archaeology in Ontario.
The OAS supports a safe and dynamic workplace. Due to Covid-19 protocols, this position will be completed on an at-home basis until it is safe to resume in-person meetings.
The individual will have the following minimum qualifications:
- At least a Master’s degree in archaeology, preferably specializing in Ontario
- At least three years of recent direct work experience in the archaeology sector in Ontario, and preferably holding a valid archaeological licence
- Understanding of the current legislation and policy that pertains to archaeological heritage in Ontario
- Demonstrated abilities in networking between organizations and individuals
- Demonstrated project management experience
- Proficiency in a wide range of computer applications, including MS Office Suite, cloud-based sharing software, database software and Adobe pdf editing software
The individual will have the following specific abilities:
- Be responsible for the overall management of the project, including development of a project schedule, and tracking project deliverables
- Have excellent writing skills and be capable of assisting with the development of the best practices guides
- Be able to conduct research to assist with creating evidence-based guidance for the practice of archaeology
- Be able to coordinate meetings, regular updates and manage schedules to ensure the successful completion of the project deliverables
- Be able to work independently
- Be able to take direction and work efficiently in collaboration with the Best Practices Committee and the Board of Directors
Applicants should send an application package including a cover letter detailing relevant experience and skills, a C.V., a writing sample, and a list of three employment references to:
Jim Sherratt, President
Review of applications will begin at May 7, 2021 until this position is filled.
The OAS is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements.