Employment

The Biblical Archaeology Society employs an editorial and business staff of approximately 15 professionals. BAS offers student internships during the school year and in the summer. BAS’s office is a stimulating, friendly environment convenient to the Tenleytown Metro station in Washington, DC.

Cover letters and resumes may be emailed, unless otherwise indicated, to jbowman@bib-arch.org, faxed to the attention of Janet Bowman at 202-364-2636, or mailed to Personnel, Biblical Archaeology Society, 4710 41st Street NW, Washington, DC 20016.

Current Openings:

Position Title: Special Projects Assistant

Location: Washington, DC

Organization Description:
The Biblical Archaeology Society (BAS) was founded in 1974 as a nonprofit, nondenominational, educational organization dedicated to the dissemination of information about archaeology in the Bible lands. BAS educates the public about archaeology and the Bible through its bi-monthly magazine, Biblical Archaeology Review, the award-winning web site www.biblicalarchaeology.org, books and multimedia products (DVDs, CD-ROMs and videos), and tours and seminars. Our readers rely on us to present the latest that scholarship has to offer in a fair and accessible manner. BAS serves as an important authority and as an invaluable source of reliable information.

Job Description:
The Special Projects Assistant works closely with the team leader on various merchandise products, including but not limited to the Digging Deeper series, video sets and our YouTube channel, and our digital archive. Duties span the gamut from minor writing and editing tasks to clerical assistance. The position requires that one be able to focus on a task, but also be able to multi-task and shift gears as needed.

Requirements/Qualifications:
• A bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies or Archaeology (graduate education preferred)
• Strong writing and editing skills
• Computer literacy for Microsoft Office
• Self-starter and independent worker
• Good at taking direction
• Ability to multitask
• Strong interpersonal skills

Application Instructions:
Please submit a cover letter, résumé, writing sample and contact information for three references electronically to Ellen White, Senior Editor (ewhite@bib-arch.org).

Work Hours: 20–37.5 hours per week (as negotiated)

Salary: $10–15 per hour

Closing Date: April 15, 2015

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