SAA launched the new web-based Career Center. For job seekers the Career Center offers free and confidential resume posting to employers in the archaeology industry, automated weekly email notification of new job listings, and the ability to save jobs for later review just to name a few of the many benefits. On the employer side, the biggest change is a flat-fee based service of $295 with no maximum word count. The Career Center also gives employers targeted access to quality professionals, along with quick and easy job posting and online job activity reports. http://careers.saa.org/
August 6, 2014
As health problems prevented Joe Joaquin, the Cultural Resource Specialist from the Tohono O'odham Nation, from attending the SAA Business Meeting in April to receive his Public Service Award, SAA’s President Jeff Altschul brought the award to the Legislative Council Chambers of the Tohono O'odham Nation in Sells, Arizona.
August 5, 2014
The SAA sent a letter to key Senators in opposition to a provision in a transportation bill that would undermine protections for cultural resources. http://www.saa.org/Portals/0/SAA/GovernmentAffairs/BOXER_VITTER_LETTER.pdf
July 10, 2014
Advances introduced the new How-To Series in Advances in Archaeological Practice: A Journal of the Society for American Archaeology. The first article in this series is open to all. To read this article, written by William (Fred) Limp and Adam Barnes, please visit http://saa.metapress.com/content/277675721jtu1774/fulltext.pdf .
June 18, 2014
Archaeological and preservation groups send a letter of concern to National Geographic urging the reworking or cancellation of a new NatGeo TV program.
March 31, 2014
SAA files comments in opposition to FCC proposed Section 106 exemptions for the nationwide installation of Positive Train Control equipment.
March 25, 2014
Coalition of preservation groups send letter opposing H.R. 1459, Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of National Monuments Act.
March 24, 2014
SAA submits comments on a proposed rule “to expedite the environmental and historic preservation review of new wireless facilities” and on related procedures.
February 3, 2014