Crow Canyon is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.

President/CEO (FT)

The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, located in a beautiful Colorado rural community, is currently seeking a proven, energetic leader for its next President/CEO. The ideal candidate will provide leadership and support to a dedicated staff as the organization expands to meet its mission and its vision for the future.

This person will be responsible for planning, articulating, and implementing the vision, objectives, and policies of the organization in accordance with directives from the Board of Trustees and the Center’s mission. The ultimate responsibility of this position is the overall financial health and performance of the organization. One of the key roles this person will take on is providing leadership in representing Crow Canyon to the outside world. He/she will also be responsible for the development of major donor and trustee prospects.

Master’s degree and more than 10 years of related experience in senior management; in-depth knowledge of profit and/or not-for-profit operations and functions; and knowledge of fund-raising principles, strategies, and methods is required, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Doctoral degree is preferred. A professional background in anthropology, archaeology, science, or education is desirable.

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Application deadline: June 30, 2017.


Marketing Specialist (FT)

The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center seeks a Marketing Specialist to work collaboratively with the marketing and sales team, a graphic artist, program developers, and content providers in other departments to develop and implement marketing and sales strategies and create and disseminate high-quality communications that engage new audiences, increase participation in Crow Canyon’s archaeology, educational, and travel programs, and meet program-revenue goals. This person is the project manager, writer, and editor for print and electronic materials that target a variety of audiences and are disseminated in a number of electronic and print venues.

B.S. or B.A. degree in marketing, communications, English, or related field of study and a minimum of two years’ experience in market research/strategy and five years’ experience managing projects and producing a wide range of marketing and sales communications, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The successful candidate must have professional writing experience or experience in a marketing function with writing as a primary responsibility.

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Application deadline: May 22, 2017.


Camp Chaperones for Summer Programs

Chaperones reside with the students in the campus housing and provide care, supervision, and activities for students ages 12 through 18. Hours are 4:30 p.m. to 9:00 a.m. Compensation is $125.00 per day plus meals and lodging.
Middle School Archaeology (June 16–June 24)
High School Field School (June 23–July 15)
High School Archaeology Camp (July 14–July 22)

Experience working with students ages 12 through 18 and the ability to transport students in a 15 passenger van. Current First Aid and CPR certification or First Responder certification preferred. Must be able to pass a background check.

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Application deadline: until filled.


Van Driver (PT, on-call)

The Van Driver is responsible for transporting participants to or from the airport, the archaeological site, Mesa Verde, and our campus in a friendly, efficient, and courteous manner using safe driving practices. He/she is also responsible for assisting participants with luggage, and loading and unloading lunch, water containers, and ice chests for program activities.

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and five to ten years of driving experience and a clean driver’s record is required; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be able to pass a background check.

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Application deadline: until filled (three positions available).


Enrollment Assistant (PT)

The enrollment assistant position combines three key functions in the enrollment services of the Marketing and Sales Department: registration, sales, and accounts receivable. The person in this position is responsible for responding to inquiries and converting inquiries to sales and memberships; processing registrations and all required documents; invoicing and collecting payments; and creating and updating participant records.

Bachelor’s degree, two years’ experience in sales, bookkeeping, and marketing, a high level of customer service experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience in a related field of study is required. Knowledge of archaeology or education practices will be given preference. The successful candidate must be highly organized and should demonstrate great attention to detail, possess advanced computer skills and excellent written and verbal communication abilities, and have excellent customer-service experience to perform the essential duties.

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Application deadline: May 22.

How to Apply

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, salary history, and three references to

  Human Resources
     Crow Canyon Archaeological Center
     23390 Road K
     Cortez, CO 81321

Fax: 970.564.4389


Depending on eligibility, Crow Canyon offers the following:

  • Medical, vision, and dental plans
  • AFLAC plans
  • Four weeks personal time off
  • Nine paid holidays
  • 403(b) group retirement annuity (4% match after one year of employment)
  • 403(b) group supplemental retirement annuity

In addition, our employees enjoy

  • a beautiful rural campus
  • professional-growth opportunities
  • the opportunity to learn about archaeology and to participate in research, education, and travel programs
  • a discount in the campus Gift Shop

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