ASC seeking Executive Director

Association of Systematics Collections asc at ASCOLL.ORG
Fri Aug 1 15:07:59 CDT 1997

The Association of Systematics is seeking an Executive Director.  The =
announcement follows:


The Association of Systematics Collections (ASC) invites applications =
for the position of chief executive officer in Washington, D.C.  Duties =
include: establishing and maintaining relationships within the community =
of natural history collections through direct contact with members, =
organization of national meetings, representing constituency to =
Congress, federal agencies, and other organizations; program development =
and implementation; and supervising business operations of ASC office =
(including finances, fund raising for the organization's activities, and =
administrative support for organization). =20

Required skills: Demonstrated abilities relevant to working with =
private, public, federal and state institutions and agencies in =
affecting regulations and legislation; a background in natural history =
collections and/or working in the Washington, D.C., environment.  Prior =
professional experience in a relevant scientific field of organismal, =
collection-based research (e.g., systematics, conservation, community or =
species ecology, etc.) will be useful but not required. =20

Send a letter of application, resume or curriculum vitae, and names, =
addresses and telephone numbers of at least three references to: =
Association of Systematics Collections; 1725 K Street, NW; Suite 601, =
Washington, DC, 20006- 1401.  Email may be used for preliminary =
inquiries: asc at  Review of applicants will begin 1 September =
1997 and continue until a suitable candidate is hired.

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