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DATE ADDED: 02/07/2014

Smithsonian Institution

Museum Technician (Geology)

Salary: $42,209.00 to $54,875.00 / Per Year

Job ID: 14R-JW-299048-TRF-NMNH

1 year

FullTime

Source: USA Jobs

DUTIES:

.1. Specimen Staging: Initial stabilization needed to stage the exhibit specimens as they come off exhibit, as they are moved to any secondary storage areas, and as they are moved into work areas for dismantling, conservation, and remounting.

2. Dismantling and Conservation: Careful dismantling of exhibit vertebrate mounts, using proper tools and techniques, in the course of the overall conservation and/or remounting of their bones. Use of proper and accepted consolidants, adhesives and housing techniques to conserve fossil bones as they are removed from the mounts.

3. Specimen De-installation: Proper and careful removal of fossil specimens from exhibit, including vertebrate mounts, and invertebrate and paleobotanical specimens.

4. Molding and Casting: The replication of vertebrate fossils through the use of silicone molding rubber and a variety of casting compounds, such as resins, plaster and fiberglass cloth, and expanding foam.

5. Outreach: Interacting with a diversity of individuals and groups including visitors, volunteers, amateur paleontologists, students and colleagues from this and other institutions. This may include locating particular specimens or collections for visiting researchers, and overseeing the actions of film crews, etc. in the exhibit areas.

Closing date: 14th July2014

Further details and application online

NewDATE ADDED: 14/07/2014

National Museum, Cardiff

Project Manager: “Linking Natural Science Collections in Wales”

£30,839.03 - £39,368.91 pro rata

18 month contract

Part time - 18.5 hours per week

Source: Jisc mailing list

This 18 month part time post forms the second half of a 3 year project which is looking at natural science collections held in Museums across Wales.

The project will generate an imaginative and engaging touring exhibition celebrating the collections of the participating museums, along with a digital compilation that will include online collection catalogues, scientific information and object stories.

The successful candidate will have proven experience of managing and delivering projects and producing project reports.

Experience of working with a range of partners and developing key relationships, and the ability to communicate and inspire a variety of audiences at a variety of levels is essential.

You will also require good data management and organisation skills and have the ability to travel independently.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

1. To lead on the creation and touring of an exhibition celebrating the collections of the participating museums. This will include prioritising and proposing material suitable for inclusion, and generating the content and accompanying resources in an innovative and imaginative way, ensuring quality educational content for a variety of ages. The product will be displayed in at least 10 museums across Wales.

2. In conjunction with PCW, create a dynamic digital celebration of the collections of the participating museums, including online collection catalogues, object stories and scientific information, and make it available online via bulk upload; and provide detailed written processes and standing instructions to enable the other participants to prepare content for bulk upload and in turn publish online via PCW. This includes investigating the possibilities of using data and information held in Fenscore and if appropriate other existing online databases, including obtaining necessary permissions.

3. To work with the media and potential supporters outside the participating group, promoting the project as an educational and cultural resource, and where possible to gain celebrity involvement, in accordance with NMW media guidelines and protocols.

4. Working closely with partner representatives, to complete a programme of focused collection reviews and reports of natural science collections. NB: Most of this work has been completed so methodology is in place and the team are familiar with the process.

5. To provide and deliver project reports and presentations on the project (verbal or written) to the Project Steering Group and Project Board, who will include, Project Investigators, Co Investigators, and partner representatives, at meetings, and at profile or networking events etc. To organise meetings of the Project Steering group and at least one project meeting per year for participating Museums.

6. To manage and monitor the project, its schedule and budget, to ensure the aims and outcomes of the project are successfully delivered and completed on schedule and within budget.

7. To take a lead in project evaluation, reviewing methodologies and learning from the project, and disseminate via reports and through the FMAGW’s website, PCW and other portals where appropriate. To provide feedback and comment on the project approach as a model for the distributed national collections

8. To review and advise the Project Steering group and participating museums on health and safety and environmental issues related to access of the Collections under consideration, where appropriate taking expert advice.

9. To undertake any other relevant tasks required by line management

10. Occasional weekend and/or evening working may be required.

Closing date: 22nd July 5pm

Further details (pdf job description) and application instructions are available online

Applicants for the post should complete our on-line application form which can be found on the Jobs page.

The form provides the opportunity to explain how your qualifications, experience and personal qualities make you a suitable candidate for the position.

Completed forms should be returned by e-mail to: hr.jobs@museumwales.ac.uk

DATE ADDED: 02/07/2014

Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard

Curatorial Associate, Vertebrate Paleontology

Job ID: 32925BR

Full time

Source: Paleonet Jobs

Duties and Responsibilities

Reports to the MCZ's Director, Collections Operations and Faculty Curator. In conjunction with the Director, Collections Operations and the Faculty Curator, the Curatorial Associate (CA) will determine short- and long-term collection priorities. Assists with development of policies and processes conforming to best practice standards for the long term preservation and conservation of specimens within the collections in accordance with and as defined by natural history museum associations (e.g., Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections, The American Alliance of Museums).

Supervises the daily curatorial activities of the curatorial staff assigned to
the collections, temporary staff and students. The CA also oversees the activities of academic and non-academic visitors, researchers and students
using the collections. Management responsibilities include building and developing a diverse and effective team; planning and delegating work effectively; communicating and monitoring performance expectations; motivating and developing direct reports; and ensuring compliance with Harvard-wide, FAS and MCZ policies and procedures, as well as local, state and federal laws and regulations.
 
Is responsible for managing the curation of existing and new collections. Oversees and processes all incoming/outgoing loans of specimens, including
proper documentation for import/export permits. Identifies new acquisitions
through fieldwork, donations, etc and oversees the proper accessioning with the appropriate documents, including capture in the database and maintenance of departmental accession files. Provides oversight and is responsible for the accurate input, data enhancement and updating of computerized specimen database. Prepares and monitors departmental budgets, and orders collection-related supplies necessary for the overall activities of the collections. Consults on the development of work/research areas and collection housing space within the collections spaces for specimens. May assist in preparation of grant proposals for collection or facilities improvement. Participates in museum-wide initiatives and collaborative projects, including with other MCZ collections. Assists the public with questions.

Closing date: 25th July 2014

Further details available online

NewDATE ADDED: 14/07/2014

University of Alberta - Museums and Collections Services

Collections Management Advisor (Natural Sciences)

Competition No. - S106623804

Position Type - Full Time - Operating Funded

Salary Range - $57,244.08 to $79,227.84 per year

Hours - 35 per wk

Source: CHIN Jobs

The University of Alberta is seeking a dynamic professional for the position of Collections Management Advisor (Natural Sciences), University of Alberta Museums. The University of Alberta located in Edmonton, Alberta, is one of the largest collecting institutions in Canada with more than 17 million objects and specimens in disciplines ranging from art to zoology. There are 29 academic museum collections that comprise the University of Alberta Museums which are integral to the University's teaching, research, discovery learning and access programs. Museums and Collections Services leads the development and implementation of a campus-wide operational, administrative (policy) and exhibition/program delivery framework for the University of Alberta Museums.
As a member of the Collections Management Team and reporting to the Museums Collections Manager, Museums and Collections Services/University of Alberta Museums, the Collections Management Advisor (Natural Sciences) is accountable for:

• Leads the review, evaluation, and implementation of information and collections management plans, strategies, procedures, and workflows in accordance with University policies and museum standards
• Leads the review and evaluation of data information needs with Curators and Collections Staff and ensures the configuring of the Collections Management System to meet these needs
• Leads the review and evaluation of data terminology and taxonomic systems, and development of data standardization in accordance with museum standards and best practices within the scientific community
• Leads the conceptualization, design, and creation of innovative applications and digital tools to assist in the interpretation and analysis of specimen and spatial data
• Leads the review and maintenance of current collections search interfaces and Natural Sciences collections portal and performs fixes and/or enhancements
• Manages the daily operation of the Collections Management System, providing training and advice to users, responding to queries, resolving issues, and hosting user group meetings
• Researches, recommends, and manages digitization projects to enhance collections information
• Manages and performs all tasks related to data sharing initiatives and data requests, such as the Global Biodiversity Information Facility
• Ensures that registration tasks for new acquisitions are completed and meet the requirements as described within the University’s Museums and Collections Policy

Qualifications
• Master's degree in a related field and a strong background in computer application development is required
• Minimum five years of experience managing and operating a museum collections management system, including report creation
• Demonstrated knowledge of natural science collections and how they are used in teaching and research initiatives in a university context
• Minimum of five years experience with museum registration practices, particularly in the management of natural and earth science collections; candidates with additional years of experience will be given hiring preference
• Demonstrated experience with Oracle or other RDBMS (e.g., MySQL), SQL and PL/SQL, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) online mapping tools (e.g., Google Maps)
• Demonstrated experience with data sharing standards and protocols (e.g., Darwin Core), data publishing tools, web development tools ( ASP.NET, JavaScript, C#, and PHP), reporting applications (Crystal Reports), web services and Google APIs
• Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
• Core competencies including: achievement orientation, analytical thinking, conceptual thinking, flexibility, organizational awareness, planning and initiative, self-confidence, self-development, sense of urgency, and team leadership and team cooperation

Closing date: 4th August 2014

Further details online

Apply online through the University of Alberta's Careers website at: www.careers.ualberta.ca/Administrative/. Online applications are accepted until midnight MST of the closing date.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, CV and a list of 3 professional references. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

NewDATE ADDED: 14/07/2014

Museum of Paleontology (UCMP) of the University of California, Berkeley

Postdoctoral Scholar – Vertebrate Paleontology Research and Curation

1 year

Full time

Starting November 2014

Annual salary range: $42,000-$49,128 depending on experience.

Source: Paleonet

The Museum of Paleontology (UCMP) of the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a one-year full-time Postdoctoral Scholar-Employee appointment, renewable for a second year. The candidate will work with curators and other museum staff on a new initiative from the Doris O. and Samuel P. Welles Fund that links curation of the Museum’s world-class vertebrate fossil collections with cutting-edge research questions. The position will be approximately 50% curation, 50% research, and offers a competitive salary plus benefits. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2014, and the position can begin as soon after that as a successful applicant is identified, with an anticipated start date of November, 2014.

Responsibilities:
The candidate, upon consultation with Museum personnel, will identify an important paleontological research problem or problems that can be largely addressed in a two-year time frame using the Museum’s fossil vertebrate collections, and carry out this research program while curating associated specimens and mobilizing these data into appropriate online databases. Collaborative research, discussion, and presentation of results in collaboration with members of the UCMP community are expected. Some funds for research expenses and travel are possible. Start date is negotiable within limits, by arrangement with the Director.

Minimum/Basic Qualification Required:
The minimum application requirement is the completion of all doctoral degree requirements except the dissertation or equivalent in the biological, earth sciences, or similar field, with an emphasis on specimen-based paleontological and paleobiological questions.

Additional Required Qualifications:
• PhD or equivalent foreign degree required by start date
• Applicants must have no more than three years of research experience since receipt of PhD at the start of the appointment, and must never have held a formal professorial appointment
• Demonstrated curatorial experience, and taxonomic expertise relevant to the project
• Research interests that are appropriate to the UCMP vertebrate fossil collections
• Explicit plan to collaborate with existing members of the UCMP community
• Demonstrated ability to publish in English-language peer-reviewed journals
• An explicit proposal, detailed in the application, of your research question(s) and how you plan to use and curate specific parts of the UCMP collection to this end

Preferred Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will be able to complete the following:
(1) mobilize large amounts of UCMP data (i.e., specimen records and images) as part of the proposed research as well as the curatorial work
(2) incorporate several taxonomic groups and time scales into the research and curatorial work; (3) develop new data sets and methods for their study
(4) involve undergraduates and contribute to outreach components (blogs, online images, etc.); (5) focus on a substantial part of the UCMP fossil vertebrate collections important to a fundamental research questions

Closing date: 1st October

Details online

Please provide contact information for 3 experts who can provide letters of reference. Letters of reference are not required at this time. We will seek your permission before contacting your references.

Applications must be received by October 1st, 2014. If you have any difficulties uploading your application or any questions, please e-mail azin.gervin@berkeley.edu.

 

NewDATE ADDED: 14/07/2014

Illinois State Geological Survey Prairie Research Institute University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Director of the Illinois State Geological Survey (State Geologist)

Regular full-time academic professional position

Starting date is negotiable

Salary is commensurate with experience

Source: Paleonet

The Illinois State Geological Survey (ISGS) is part of the Prairie Research Institute (PRI) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign which is centrally located between Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis. PRI houses 5 large scientific surveys covering a wide range of expertise including biology, water resources, climate, geology, sustainable technology and archaeology.  The ISGS is a premier state geological survey, with over 200 scientists and technical support staff, serving the needs of the public, government, and industry with earth science information and research relevant to natural resources, environmental quality, economic vitality, and public safety.   The University is a land-grant institution that provides access to world-class laboratory and academic facilities, Big Ten athletic events, and internationally acclaimed cultural opportunities.   

Responsibilities

We are seeking an individual to serve as the chief executive officer and lead scientist for the ISGS, a person who will provide outstanding leadership, direction, and overall administration to:

  • Develop, coordinate, and implement scientific research and service programs, public engagement activities, state-mandated functions, and professional services.
  • Lead an ambitious research agenda for ISGS and ensure that sufficient funds are available to realize that agenda.
  • Mentor staff in developing research programs and professional advancement.
  • Encourage, foster and develop collaborative relationships within the University as well as with stakeholders in state, federal, and international agencies, other academic institutions, and the public. 
  • Execute the ISGS mission.
  • Encourage and lead a strong commitment to diversity.
  • Establish retention and recruiting priorities. 
  • Foster a culture of innovation and high level of performance at both the individual and organizational level.
  • Encourage and commit resources to support lifelong learning at all levels.
  • Foster a culture focused on awareness, scientific integrity, open communication, and safety.
  • Serve as the Illinois State Geologist and represent the ISGS through professional affiliations.
  • Collaborate with other State Geologists in the formulation of national earth science policies, programs, and related issues. 
  • Serve on national committees for science and public policy for the benefit of scientific organizations and the public.
  • Direct and oversee the allocation and use of resources and facilities assigned to ISGS.
  • Develop and interface with ISGS and PRI advisory committees, serve on University committees, and communicate with other offices or campus officials.

Qualifications

Advanced degree in an earth science discipline.  Alternate degree fields may be considered depending on nature and depth of work experience as related to ISGS vision and priorities. Demonstrated successful research career and experience in research management, including science-related program development, science-team administration, and/or public service. An established leader demonstrated by success in an area of relevant research in a multidisciplinary research organization with a strong commitment to affirmative action and diversity.  Must have a demonstrated high level of professional credibility and personal integrity; an outstanding record of research; obtaining sponsored funding from state, federal, or international agencies and/or the private sector; publishing results in peer-reviewed outlets; and communicating the importance of science to varied audiences.  Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated experience in interacting successfully with scientists, staff, business, public, and/or elected officials. Demonstrated vision, capability, and experience to address the challenges facing society related to the geosciences, including water, environmental, earth hazard, mineral resource, and/or energy issues. 

Ph.D. A scholarly record appropriate for a national or international leader in her/his field, or significant other qualifications. Qualifications to be a licensed professional geologist in Illinois.  Collaboration with multiple geoscience subdisciplines or other multidisciplinary scientific efforts. Participation in national or international professional or scientific organizations.

Ideal candidates will hold a doctoral degree and an academic track record appropriate for a tenured full professor at the University, or commensurately significant other qualifications in the field of earth science or related field.

 This is a regular full-time academic professional position subject to the availability of continued funding and programmatic needs. The starting date is negotiable after the closing date. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Closing date: 31st October 2014

Further details online.

Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date.

To apply, please visit https://jobs.illinois.edu/academic-job-board

For further information please contact Lori Walston-Vonderharr, Human Resources, Illinois State Geological Survey, at lwalston@illinois.edu

NewDATE ADDED: 14/07/2014

South Dakota School of Mines & Technology (SDSM&T)

Graduate Research Opportunity

1 year in the first instance

Stipend support and partial tuition remission

Source: Paleonet

Academic-year stipend support and partial tuition remission are available through the SDSM&T Museum of Geology for graduate students interested in pursuing conservation paleobiology research using invertebrates and/or microfauna focusing on Miocene – Recent coastal and marine ecosystems.

Opportunities to extend funding beyond the first academic year for up to 2.5 additional years may be provided based on student performance. In addition to research mentorship, the student will receive training in natural-history collections and archives digitization, and online and public floor museum exhibit development.

The Department of Geology and Geological Engineering at SDSM&T offers MS degree programs in Geology and Geological Engineering and in Paleontology, and a PhD in Geology and Geological Engineering.

Closing date: None stated

Interested candidates may contact Drs. Laurie Anderson (Laurie.Anderson@sdsmt.edu) or Christina Belanger (Christina.Belanger@sdsmt.edu) for additional information.

 

DATE ADDED: 02/07/2014 2014 (still open 14/07/2014)

Vertebrate Paleontology group at Oklahoma State University

Research Assistant Senior 1

Salary: $39,996-$45,000

Job ID: 10679

Source: Paleonet Jobs

We are hiring again at OSU-CHS in Tulsa!  Below please find the advertisement for a Research Assistant in the Vertebrate Paleontology group at Oklahoma State University.  We have a dynamic and growing program, and need help to support four research labs with varied (and fascinating) research foci.  Tulsa itself is a fun and lively place to live - cost of living is low, and there are many concerts, art shows, sporting events, and performances to attend.  There are trails for bicycling and running, many civic improvements in progress, and no, those F5 tornados haven't come anywhere near us.  If you know someone who might be interested but is not on the list, please forward the advertisement below!

The Vertebrate Paleontology laboratories in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at OSU's Center for Health Sciences seek a Research Assistant to conduct and facilitate academic research in support of four faculty members.  The work is varied and includes: running a volunteer program; training students and volunteers; managing laboratories; preparing specimens, including paleohistological specimens; and a significant public outreach component.

The Research Assistant must have strong osteological knowledge, with broad experience across Vertebrata.  Must be able to use petrographic and binocular dissecting microscopes.  Must be able to work independently in the laboratory and as part of a team, good communications skills are key.  Should be familiar with general lab safety practices, able to use power tools, and comfortable with chemical preparation, or be willing to learn.  If not already proficient with an SEM, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, and specialized analysis software, then should be motivated to learn.  Prior experience in a vertebrate paleontology lab, collection, and/or museum is desirable.  Creativity and initiative are a must. There may be opportunities to assist with field work but it is not required.

 

Closing date: Open until filled

Must apply online: https://jobs.okstate.edu, job # 10679.

Further details online

 

DATE ADDED: 15/06/2014 (still open 14/07/2014)

Los Angeles Natural History Museum

Collections Manager, Invertebrate Paleontology

Full time

Available immediately

Source: LANHM Jobs

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County invites applications for the position of Collections Manager OR Assistant Collections Manager (depending on experience) for our extensive Invertebrate Paleontology Collections. 

This position will complement existing staff and requires excellent organization and communication skills.

The successful individual has primary responsibility for the day-to-day care of the Invertebrate Paleontology collections, which includes processing accessions, all incoming and outgoing specimens and loans, and participating in collecting, preserving, documenting, sorting, identifying and maintaining collections. 

This position also serves as the liaison between curatorial staff, Conservation, and the Registrar. 

In coordination with the educational and exhibit staff of the Museum, this individual is expected to contribute to the science communication mission of the institution. 

We seek an individual with extensive experience with paleo-invertebrates.  The applicant should have a M.S. or B.S. degree in Invertebrate Paleontology or related field and preferably knowledge of, and experience with, contemporary museum collection management and specimen conservation techniques.

Learn more about the Museum by visiting http://www.nhm.org.

Closing date: None stated

Please send your curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three references, and a cover letter that describes your curatorial experience.

Please see application information online

DATE ADDED: 24/04/2014 (still open 14/07/2014)

University of Alberta - Museums and Collections Service

Museum Collections Manager

Competition No. A106623238

Salary: $62,650 to $104,410

Source: SPNHC Job opportunities

The University of Alberta is seeking a dynamic professional for the position of Museum Collections Manager, University of Alberta Museums.

The University of Alberta located in Edmonton, Alberta, is one of the largest collecting institutions in Canada with more than 17 million objects and specimens in disciplines ranging from art to zoology.

There are 29 academic museum collections that comprise the University of Alberta Museums which are integral to the University's teaching, research, discovery learning and access programs.

Museums and Collections Services leads the development and implementation of a campus-wide operational, administrative (policy) and exhibition/program delivery framework for the University of Alberta Museums.

Reporting to the Executive Director, Museums and Collections Services/University of Alberta Museums, the Museum Collections Manager is accountable for:

  • Leading, planning and managing the Collections Management Program for the U of A Museums
  • Planning, developing and implementing collections management services and policies in compliance with legislation, and in accordance with established museum standards
  • Ensuring the Collections Management Program and the U of A Museum’s collections management system and web strategies are aligned and integrated
  • Ensuring the University of Alberta Museums are compliant with regulatory areas such as the Cultural Property Export and Import Act, CITES (endangered species legislation) and Copyright legislation
  • Identifying and securing resources to support the Collections Management Program
  • Lead the development and implementation of a museum emergency/disaster preparedness and prevention strategy for the U of A Museums
  • Assisting with planning major strategic initiatives within the University of Alberta Museums vision

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A post-secondary degree in a discipline familiar with object-based research; a graduate degree relating to collections management is required
  • Five years progressively responsible experience in a museum/university museum setting or museum advisory setting
  • Excellent writing, planning, research, communication, organizational and project management skills
  • Comprehensive and current knowledge of museum theory and practice, museum informatics, and museum administration in the post-secondary sector
  • Core competencies including: achievement orientation, analytical thinking, conceptual thinking, flexibility, impact and influence, organizational awareness, business insight, planning and initiative, self-confidence, self-development, sense of urgency, and team leadership and team cooperation

Closing date: Open until filled

Further details and application: online

Review of applications will commence May 3, 2014; however, this position will remain open until filled.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, CV and a list of 3 professional references. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

 

DATE ADDED: 24/02/2014 (still open 14/07/2014)

Fundy Geological Museum, Nova Scotia

Director / Curator

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Source: CHIN Jobs

The Fundy Geological Museum is situated adjacent to the world-renowned Bay of Fundy in the town of Parrsboro, Nova Scotia. It is one of Nova Scotia’s 27 provincial museum sites and has been operated by the Cumberland Geological Society since its opening in 1993. Its mandate is to present the history of geological time focusing on the unique features of the Minas Basin and Bay of Fundy region.  

The museum  is housed in a 17,000 square foot building and features a new permanent gallery with interactive exhibits , fossils and minerals; a demonstration lab; archival and specimen collections storage; meeting rooms; a gift shop and visitor information centre.  The nearby fossil cliffs are a unique feature of the museum’s programming, research and collecting activities. The museum is open year-round. For more information please visit fundygeological.novascotia.ca.

Reporting to the Chair, Board of Directors, you oversee all museum-related activities including the day-to-day operation of the museum and gift shop and are required to lead geological field trips and excursions. You work closely with staff, the Board and its committees to prepare long term plans for museum development and are accountable for all facets of the museum facility including financial and human resources management.  You provide leadership and direction in creating high quality, relevant visitor experiences and ensure the long term curation, conservation, development and security of the museum collections.

As the ideal candidate, you are an experienced and motivated manager with high integrity and three years’ experience leading and supervising staff. You possess strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills and excellent day-to-day administration and financial abilities.

You have a bachelor’s degree in geology or appropriate discipline plus five years’ experience or a Master’s degree with 3 years’ experience. As well, you are keenly interested in growing and sharing your knowledge of Nova Scotia’s geological history through field work and trips, programming and exhibitions, research, collections management, workshops, publications, social media and the Internet.

Museum experience in scientific research, collections curating and management, exhibit and program development are desirable qualifications for this position. Your career has been characterized by your success in establishing and fostering relationships within your previous organizations and communities. You have experience in operations management and in the development of facilities, programs, collections, events and exhibits.

Closing date: open until filled

Please provide a cover letter and résumé in confidence, to the attention of Board Chair, Karen Dickinson at karen.dickinson@ns.sympatico.ca

This position will remain open until filled.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Useful websites:

University of Leicester Museum Studies Jobsdesk / Natural History Museum Current Vacancies / Museums Association: Find a job

 

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