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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.


General Accountant (FT)

The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center is seeking a full time General Accountant. This position is responsible for accounts payable, receivable, payroll, and reconciling some of the general ledger accounts. Performs detailed accounting duties in accordance with standard accounting procedures. Using independent judgement, the position is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day operations of the finance department.  

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and two to five years of practical experience in a not-for-profit accounting or finance department. This position requires a high level of knowledge in technical accounting principles, practices, and procedures, and a demonstrated proficiency in using accounting software and Microsoft Office programs.

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Application Deadline: April 23, 2018


Director of Human Resources (FT)

The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center is currently seeking a Director of Human Resources. This person is a key member of the organization and is responsible for day to day administration of HR functions; maintaining organizational state and federal licenses; ensuring compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and policies; review and development of internal policies; and providing subject matter expertise and strategic guidance.  

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years’ experience or equivalent combination of education and experience that can be demonstrated to be applicable to the duties listed in the job description. SPHR certification preferred.

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Application Deadline: Until filled.


Volunteer Docent

The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center is seeking volunteer docents to provide one-hour tours to campus visitors. A commitment of at least four hours per month (two hours per day, twice a month, during the morning) from May through October is required, plus half a day of initial training and a minimum of four hours of additional training during the season.

Education and/or Experience:

Docents must be articulate, friendly and comfortable speaking to a group. They must be able to follow a detailed tour outline and lead campus hikes up to one mile long. Previous experience as a museum docent, knowledge of Southwestern archaeology, and a college degree are desirable. Must be at least 21 years of age.

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Deadline: Until filled.


To apply: Send a letter of interest, resume, salary history, and three references to Human Resources, Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, 23390 Road K, Cortez, CO 81321, or FAX to (970) 564-4389, or e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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

  [email protected]


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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