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Mariel Watt
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Tucson
85756 
520-260-2503 (Mobile)
Professional Information
Freeport McMoRan
10861 N. Mavinee Dr., Suite 141
Oro Valley
Arizona
85756  United States
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520 289-0495 (Phone)
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Education/Experience
Master of Arts in Mediterranean Archaeology In Progress
The University of Nottingham, Nottingham, U.K.
Master of Arts in Information & Library Science December 2011
The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology – Archaeology Focus December 2009
Minor in Classics
The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
Social/Volunteer Organizations
University of Arizona Egyptian Expedition
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Areas of Interest: Conservation, archiving, cataloging, curatorship, museum education, bibliography, digital collections, reference

Education:
Master of Arts in Mediterranean Archaeology In Progress
The University of Nottingham, Nottingham, U.K.
Master of Arts in Information & Library Science December 2011
The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology – Archaeology Focus December 2009
Minor in Classics
The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

Related Experiences:

Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold, Librarian May 2012-Present
Responsible for archival of exploration records and maintenance of extensive engineering and geology library. Using OCLC, Connexion client and Koha, cataloging of books, maps and serials, reference requests, and miscellaneous research. Inter-library loans, orders new reference materials, drill-core data management and cross referencing relevant geological areas with materials using mapping software. Archiving of exploration records. Special projects as assigned.

University of Arizona Egyptian Expedition Team Member May 2013-Present
Responsible for cataloging/registration of artifacts, total station on site, supervision of workmen

Board Member, American Research Center in Egypt, Tucson Chapter, June 2013-October 2015
Fundraising strategizing, marketing of ARCE events, administrator of Facebook page for ARCE Tucson Chapter.

University of Arizona Egyptian Expedition Librarian (Voluntary) May 2012-July 2013
Works with curator to ensure non-circulating Egyptology library is cataloged and appropriate keyword search terms and LCC subject headings assigned. Also consults with strategic planning for library and implementation of cataloging software to be used for Egyptology library and Tree Ring Library.

University of Arizona Tree Ring Laboratory Collections Assistant, August 2011-May 2012
Tree Ring Laboratory library cataloging, implementing system for internal circulation, identify archival and research collections, identification of collections for digital repository, working with campus main library for integration with their catalogue, digitizing documents, preparing tree ring educational samples, supervision of student workers, volunteers, creating metadata, offering online access to materials, preservation of digital documents, strategizing long term preservation and strategic planning for physical and digital research collections.

Fundraising, Grace St. Paul’s Episcopal Church (Voluntary) January 2012-August 2012
Created café on Grace St. Paul’s campus that serves gourmet coffee beverages; worked with various constituencies on campus to project costs and profitability. Café is run using a volunteer workforce.

Youth Group Leader, Episcopal Church (Voluntary) August 2002-August 2012
Planning lessons, discussion leadership, taking youth on mission trips, leading youth in community service projects, youth workshops, including sexual education, implementation of curriculum, training for working with urban youth

Knowledge River Scholar August 2010-December 2011
Special track within the School of Information Resources and Library Science at the University of Arizona that focuses on the information needs of Native American and Latino populations.

Philanthropic Educational Organization Scholarship
Scholarship awarded Spring 2011

Registration, South Asasif Conservation Project, Luxor, Egypt June 2011
Registration/cataloging of archaeological finds, including sunk relief fragments, human remains, pottery, wood coffin fragments, jewelry fragments, basketry, plaster wall fragments, amulets and other miscellaneous finds. Process to register objects included drawing the object, translating any hieroglyphs, associating the object with other fragments, recording location, date of find, photographing object and entering information into digital database.

Archival Processing at University of Arizona Special Collections August 2010-May 2011
Process incoming archival materials, create finding aids, and preserve materials using archival standards, catalog materials, XML encoding of finding aids, creation of online digital collections, reference questions

Secretary, University of Arizona October 2007-January 2010
Processing equipment orders, payroll, phones, filing, data entry, listserv management, scheduling, building maintenance, security, participation in IT decisions, supply inventory, corporate card accounting, maintaining servers on a daily basis, website maintenance, newsletter publication, bulk mailing, accounts payable and receivable, general bookkeeping

Internship: Museum Education August 2009-December 2009
Assisting with educational tours for schools and preparation of materials and activities for exploring ethnographic Museum

Aviculture Association of America, Certified Aviculturist, Level I July 2009
History of aviculture, bird taxonomy, behavior, captive care, nutrition, disease, captive enrichment, wild bird behavior, bird anatomy, training

Independent Study with Dr. Richard Wilkinson, University of Arizona
Over the course of three semesters worked with Dr. Wilkinson in writing papers on Egyptian culture and language, worked through James Allen’s book on Middle Egyptian, selected lessons from Gardiner, study of Middle Egyptian literature in translation

Digital Photography
Photographed collection of faience for Arizona State Museum
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