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Susan Therese Meiers ST-Meiers at wiu.edu
Mon Jun 23 03:21:08 EST 2003

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Job Announcement: Vertebrate Zoology Collections Manager
University of Colorado Museum, Boulder, Colorado

The University of Colorado Museum (CU Museum) is a world-class natural
history museum nestled against the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in
Boulder, Colorado. The CU Museum has an extensive Vertebrate Zoology
collection and we are looking for a collections manager to guide the
continued growth and management of the collections. Strengths of the
collection include extensive herpetological and mammal material from the
Rocky Mountains and adjacent plains.

Job Classification:  Professional Exempt
Minimum Qualifications:

Masters degree in relevant field (Biology, Zoology, Museum and Field
Studies) or equivalent experience and education is required. Prior
experience in collection management (or closely related work) is not
required but will be given high priority. Prior supervisory experience

Duties Include:
Assists curator(s) in the management of zoological collections including
specimen preparation, cataloguing and database management; systematic
arrangement and storage; conservation; routine collections tasks (i.e.,
sectional correspondence, assistance to visitors, response to requests for
information, and processing of loans); museum and local community service
(such as general inquiries and collection tours); training and supervision
of students and volunteers.

Salary: $28,500 per year at 75% time (30 hrs./week)

To Apply: Send curriculum vitae, letter of interest and three letters of
recommendation to Dr. Rob Guralnick, Curator of Zoology, CU Museum of
Natural History, 265 UCB, Boulder, Colorado, 80309-0265.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2003.

CU Museum of Natural History: http://cumuseum.colorado.edu/
CU Museum: Zoology Section: http://cumuseum.colorado.edu/Research/Zoology/

The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in
education and employment.

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