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Archaeological Technician                                                                                                                 June 2021 – Present

Bureau of Land Management                                                                                                                        Canon City, CO

  • Researches files and records to obtain information about sites scheduled for cultural inventories;

  • Reviews reference material to aid in identification of artifacts recovered during inventories;

  • Determines possible sources of information and scope of research required to verify information accuracy;

  • Plans and carries out non-complex cultural resource field inventories;

  • Determines inventory methods to use, identifies area to be inventoried, schedules inventory, and arranges for equipment, supplies and transportation;

  • Compiles, summarizes, and interprets data obtained during inventories; presents findings and recommendations;

  • Prepares statement of work for non-complex cultural resource field inventories

Archaeological Field Technician                                                                                          November 2020 – May 2021

PaleoWest                                                                                                                                                        Lafayette, CO


  • Archaeological fieldwork under supervision of Crew Chiefs and report to Site Supervisor;

  • Conduct archaeological reconnaissance survey, testing and data recovery;

  • Document field methods and results using field forms, digital photography, and sketches;

  • Contribute to team efforts during cultural resources fieldwork;

  • Assist with mapping responsibilities in the field, including collection of GPS data using Trimble units and app software



Archaeological Technician                                                                                                November 2019 – August 2020

Oak Ridge Institute of Science and Education/ U.S. Army                                                                          Fort Carson, CO


  • Assist with archaeological collections management, as well as cultural resources management tasks;

  • Inventory of archaeological and historical collections; develop Curation Facility Guidelines;

  • Update catalog numbers for collections and input data into archival and geospatial database;

  • Preparations of collections for permanent curation;

  • Ensure all associated records have electronic copies available;

  • Assist with public outreach initiatives;

  • Perform archaeological fieldwork, artifact analysis and report findings;



Archaeologist                                                                                                              September 2019 – November 2019

ICF                                                                                                                                                                      Golden, CO


  • TransWest Express Class III Archaeological Survey: 730-mile long transmission line project through Utah, Nevada, Colorado, and Wyoming; cultural resources inventory of the 500 foot right-of-way corridor, ancillary facility sites, access roads, site recording, testing and field checks of sites in the indirect area of potential effect (APEs)


Cultural Resources Stewardship Technician                                                                  November 2018 – August 2019

Colorado Parks and Wildlife                                                                                                                                Denver, CO


  • Conducted Class I, II, III Archaeological Surveys at several State Parks (e.g. State Forest, Lone Mesa);

  • Developed statewide Colorado Parks and Wildlife Resource Stewardship Collections Management Policy and Archaeological Resources: Identification Training materials for Park Managers/Rangers;

  • Managed State Parks’ cultural resources database with planning, interpretation, and establishing archaeological inventory in compliance with State and Federal Laws (e.g. Section 106, CRS 24-80-401 to 410);

  • Coordination efforts with local and state archaeological organizations for educational programming (e.g. History Colorado PAAC);

  • Conducted research on prehistoric and historic aspects of Colorado State Parks as well as writing reports and summaries for Resource Stewardship Chapters;

  • Perform mapping responsibilities in the field, including collection of GPS data using Trimble units and app software



Gift Shop Associate                                                                                                                October 2018 – March 2019

Denver Museum of Nature and Science                                                                                                             Denver, CO


  • Provide outstanding customer service to all staff and visitors, including but not limited to in-person, written, verbal, and electronic communication;

  • Create bookings and process sales for general admission, classes, tours, and events offered at DMNS



Guest Services Associate                                                                                                     August 2018 – October 2018

WOW! Children’s Museum                                                                                                                               Lafayette, CO


  • Check in visitors, sell memberships, gift certificates, retail items, and other museum products via Altru software system;

  • Schedule events and reservations



Archaeological Field Technician                                                                                                 July 2018 – August 2018

Center for Archaeological Studies                                                                                                                       Aurora, CO


  • Class III Archaeological Survey at Buckley Air Force Base



Weekend Visitor Services Coordinator                                                                                     January 2018 – July 2018

Denver Firefighters Museum                                                                                                                               Denver, CO


  • Process membership sales, applications, and any other data entries into a POS system;

  • Develop and maintain Collection Inventory and update Past Perfect database



Museum Educator                                                                                                                 May 2017 – September 2017

Berthoud Historical Society                                                                                                                              Berthoud, CO


  • Develop Educational Outreach programs and materials;

  • Develop programming curricula for youths and adults;

  • Design, edit, and write exhibit interpretations;

  • Update Collection Inventory and Handbook for Docents



Graduate Instructional Assistant                                                                                               August 2015 – May 2017

Center for Archaeological Studies                                                                                                                San Marcos, TX


  • Update Past Perfect database, conduct lithic analyses, and catalog debitages;

  • Lithic analyses of Nasca ceramics (with Dr. Christina Conlee);

  • Class I, II, III Archaeological Surveys: Guadalupe Cemetery and Springtown Cemetery (with Dr. Ana Juarez and Dr. Todd Ahlman)



Summer Intern                                                                                                                              July 2016 – August 2016

Museo de las Americas                                                                                                                                       Denver, CO


  • Update Past Perfect Inventory of the Pre-Columbian Collection;

  • Develop a Museum Collections Management Plan Guideline



Gang Prevention Coordinator (AmeriCorps VISTA)                                                  November 2013 – November 2014

Together! For Youth Non-Profit Organization                                                                                              Wenatchee, WA 


  • Grant writing collaboration with Executive Director; North Central Washington Community Foundations Regional Impact proposal;

  • Conduct and train Wenatchee Youth Against Bullying and Drugs Coalition students in public outreach initiatives;

  • Co-host National Night Out with Wenatchee Police Department



Intern                                                                                                                                       June 2013 – November 2013

Dunedin Historical Museum and Society                                                                                                            Dunedin, FL

  • Develop Exhibit Interpretations; Children’s Pirate History;

  • Conduct research and develop Museum Emergency Evacuation Plan



Intern                                                                                                                                       September 2011 – May 2012

Smithsonian National Museum of American History                                                                                  Washington, D.C.


  • Arrange and help move collections;

  • Input object data entries into National American History Museum database (MIMSY XG)

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