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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.

Current Job Openings:

Explorations Coordinator (Full-time)

Designs, plans, coordinates, and leads premier educational outdoor travel seminars for adults and families. Works collaboratively with other program developers, assists in development of a program mix that strategically aligns with department goals/objectives. Actively contributes to marketing and sales activities, and supports the organization’s advancement efforts through the development of excellent customer relationships.

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree and min 3 years experience in archaeology, anthropology, or American Indian history with an emphasis on SW U.S. or equivalent education and experience in related field of study. Must have experience in planning/organizing/conducting multi-day tours in urban, rural, and/or backcountry settings and working with people and a keen interest in culture, geography, history. Ability to conduct high-level research, produce professional program content, provide excellent customer service and implement risk management protocols

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Community Engagement Coordinator (Full-time)

VISTA will build capacity of Crow Canyon Archaeological Center to reduce poverty through creating local community partnerships that support quality education that highlights local heritage, cultures, and landscapes in SW CO. Majority of time will be spent on partnership building, project planning, fundraising and co-development of a community-based three-year strategic plan. Position will be filled by an AmeriCorps*VISTA member. To qualify, you must be a US citizen, US national or lawful perm. resident, be team-oriented, and willing to take on a wide range of challenges. Once chosen for this position, if not already a VISTA member, you must complete the necessary paperwork to become a VISTA member. For a full job description, visit:

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree, 1-3 yrs experience or 1+ in  community engagement, fundraising, grant writing, education, and leadership. Demonstrated success in project planning/management, prior non-profit in rural settings, and basic knowledge of how to conduct funding research is desired.  Benefits and Pay: Choice of Education Award ($5815) or End of Service Stipend ($1,803) upon completion of service, Health Coverage, Living Allowance is $12,312 ($1,026 per month)*, Professional Development/Training and rent-free housing. Service Term: 11/01/2018- 11/02/2019

To apply: please visit and find the “Crow Canyon Community Engagement Coordinator” position and complete application through MyAmeriCorps portal. Applications accepted through 11/1/18. Contact : Jenia Hooper at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and

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

For more details regarding employee benefits, please click here.