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The following is a list of current openings at the Burke Museum. Please follow the application instructions listed under each job description. For those interested in other ways of getting involved with the Burke, we invite you to consider volunteering.

Archaeology Curation Services & Community Outreach Manager

Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture Archaeology Department cares for over one million archaeological artifacts and associated archives, in addition to providing innovative public and K-12 education programs, exhibits and events. Approximately 40% of the Burke archaeological collections are held in trust for other government and tribal agencies.

Under general supervision of the Archaeology Curator, the Archaeology Curation Services and Community Outreach Manager is responsible for coordinating on-going relationships with government agencies, tribes, CRM consultants and private landowners for Burke curation services, developing exhibit and program opportunities in collaboration with these groups, and general collections management operations of the Archaeology Department of the Burke Museum.


  • MA in Anthropology or related field
  • Two years of experience assisting with care and preservation of collections

Desired Qualifications:

  • Archaeology field and lab experience
  • Cultural Resource Management experience
  • Knowledge of North American Northwest coast historic and pre-contact archaeology preferred

To apply, visit UW Hires and reference requisition ​#112634.

Ron Eng in collections
Ron Eng, Collections Manager
Photo by Andrew Waits