Esther M. Foley
1286 Wild Iris Lane, Roseburg, OR 97470Phone:(541) 817-6489E-mail:
Career Objectives:
I would like to move forward in the GIS field specifically in the areas of Natural Resources, wildlife biology, geology or archaeology.
Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
Graduate GIS Certificate: In progress
Cabrillo College, Aptos, California
Archaeological Survey and Excavation Certification 7/02, Archaeological Lab Class 8/2002
San Jose State University, San Jose, California
BA in Anthropology 5/2002, Emphasis in Native American archaeology and osteology
West Valley College, Saratoga, California
AA in Liberal Arts 12/1998,  Medical Records/Clerical: Non- degree program, 1972-1975
GIS Skills:
Recording Attribute information and linked it to a map
Used ArcReader to find information relating to roads and archaeological site information
Computer software:
MS Office, Open Office, ArcGIS, INFRA (Forest Service Database)
Powerpoint, Excel, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Lotus Notes,Windows and Mac
Customer Service JoAnn Fabrics. 9/14/2008 – Present
Cashier, cut fabric, help customers with questions, stock inventory.
Archaeology Lab Technician, EPG, 09/16/2010 – 09/25/2010
Used ArcReader to find variance information.  
Field Technician, Louis Berger Inc., 8/17/2009-8/21/2009
Shovel probes for an archaeological survey.
Field Technician, Geo-Marine, Inc., 5/13/2008-5/19/2008
Shovel probes for an archaeological survey.
Mollusk Curation (Contract), Bureau of Land Management, 9/2006 – 2/2008
Recorded 3000+ mollusk specimens into database.
Entered GIS/location data into attribute tables and linked them to a map.
Took measurements of specimen.
Added description, plus information of where, when and how specimen was collected to attribute tables.
Prepared computer generated labels for each specimen.
Packaged specimens for repository and made a powerpoint presentation on the process used.
Archaeologist, Umpqua National Forest, 5/2007-7/2007
Entered Archaeological site records into INFRA database.
Recorded GIS/location, description of site, contacts, and any other information in the site record.
Linked site records with current projects in the same area.
On-call volunteer with the forest service on multiple projects.
Osteologist, Statistical Research Inc., 6/9/2004 – 6/23/2004
Exhumation and osteological evaluation.
Catalog Assistant, San Jose State University, 2/2004 - 11/2004
Volunteer assistant to Professor Robert Jurmain.
Identified and cataloged the osteological inventory for SJSU anthropology lab.
Excavation Crew Member, Carmel Mission with CSUMB , 5/2003 -12/2003
Volunteered for excavation  and Human Osteology consultation.
Excavation Crew Member, Shell identification lab work, Susan Morley, M.A., RPA, 12/2002 - 8/2004
On-call for excavations and monitoring duties.
Sorted and identified shell midden.
Guest Instructor,:
Archaeology Lab class:  Cabrillo College, 8/19/2003
Guest speaker showing the bead identification process.
 Archaeology class at Foothill College, 2/2003 - 4/2003
Presentation and Hands-on instruction in excavation, wet screening and lab.
Student Lab Assistant:
Human Osteology Class, SJSU, 8/2002 - 12/2002
Forensic Anthropology Class, SJSU, 1/2002 - 6/2004
Assisted students with identification of the human skeleton including assisting professor with preparation
for exercises and tests.
Archaeological Assistant, Ohlone Family Consulting Association, 5/2001 - 8/2001, 8/2001 - 8/2003
Fieldwork included exhumation, identification, and recording of Native American burials.
Volunteered and studied and categorized Olivella shell beads.