Managers Meeting


Location: Hemet, California


The successful candidate will manage an office/region, supervise senior staff, and direct large and complex cultural resource projects throughout southern California working closely working closely with others throughout the company. They will report to the President. Job duties include those assigned to the Principal Archaeologist. Additionally, the Managing Principal will track the distribution of work; recruit and maintain a quality staff; assess market conditions, track regional business trends, and identify new business opportunities; make bid/no bid decisions in consultation with others; participate in corporate discussions, calls, and meetings and share the information with their staff, as appropriate; ensure the administrative needs of the office are met; work closely with corporate officers to achieve strategic goals and ensure financial viability of their office/region.  


  • Proven ability to manage large, complex CRM projects, including budgets, supervising personnel, and task management;

  • Strong work ethic, demonstrated leadership ability, and excellent oral and written communication skills;

  • Proven success in marketing, business development, and proposal writing;

  • Ability to review RFPs and contracts, identify potential pitfalls, and make sound bid/no-bid decisions;

  • Demonstrated ability to generate work for staff;

  • Excellent technical writing skills with a record of completing technical reports in a timely fashion;

  • Strong report reviewing and editing skills;

  • Ability to adapt quickly to changes in project needs, agency requests, and more.

  • Thorough understanding of the CEQA, NEPA, NHPA Section 106, and other laws and regulations governing cultural resource management;

  • Experience negotiating agreement documents;

  • Ability to handle diverse personalities and make and enforce difficult decisions.

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a variety of colleagues, clients, agency and tribal representatives, construction contractors, and other project stakeholders and to resolve conflicts when they arise.

  • Expertise in tribal consultation and working with descendant communities.


  • Advanced degree in anthropology, archaeology, historical archaeology, or related field required.

  • Minimum of 15 years of progressively responsible employment in CRM which includes demonstrated management experience.

  • Regional expertise in Æ service area desired.

  • Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) certification required.


To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume / curriculum vitae, technical writing samples, and at least three references via email to Human Resources at Please reference “Managing Principal - Hemet” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Æ is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability (mental or physical), gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion or creed, sex, sexual orientation, or any other factor that is not related to the job.