Training Opportunity with USAID SCHEP and the Hashemite University “Fundamentals of Surveying and Archaeological Documentation”

Training Opportunity with USAID SCHEP and the Hashemite University

Fundamentals of Surveying and Archaeological Documentation


34026574252_4ef3cf1cf6_o.jpg About USAID SCHEP:

USAID SCHEP is a four year USAID project that aims to foster community and economic development through training and utilizing best practices in cultural heritage preservation and management. 

USAID SCHEP is implemented by The American Center of Oriental Research (ACOR).

USAID SCHEP employs a holistic approach for conducting cultural resource management by utilizing a grassroots social engagement model that emphasizes the local communities as the primary stakeholders in cultural heritage preservation. In addition to SCHEP supported cultural heritage sites, SCHEP works to build capacity for university students and recent graduates who wish to pursue careers in the field.

About Training:

The training aims to provide the essential knowledge useful to surveying and documentation. In particular, it is fundamental to transmit the knowledge of the general issues connected with survey and documentation to the personnel in charge of the decision-making aspects on field.

Training will cover topics such as introduction to surveying, introduction to archaeological documentation, basics of tape surveying, tape measurement applications, mapping with measuring tape, tape measurement applications in archaeological excavations, introduction to leveling, angles in surveying, bearings & surveying computations and traverses.

Training will held at the American Center of Oriental Research in Amman from March 31, to April 5, 2018.


Desired Qualifications:

·         Recent graduate majoring in Archaeology, Cultural Resources Management, Conservation or any related field.

·         Good written and spoken Arabic and English.


How to Apply:

To apply, please send a CV and cover letter to usaidschep@gmail.com with the subject (Training Opportunity in Fundamentals of Surveying and Archaeological Documentation). Deadline for the submission of application is March 5, 2018.