Administrative Curator Position at the New York Botanical Garden

Thiers, Barbara bthiers at NYBG.ORG
Tue Dec 12 16:23:02 CST 2000

The New York Botanical Garden Herbarium has an opening for an ADMINISTRATIVE
CURATOR, beginning on 1 July, 2001.

1.      Oversee the herbarium transaction program (loans, gifts, exchange,
2.      Oversee the herbarium visitor program, including supervising the
scheduling of visitor offices and the herbarium visitors apartment.
3.      Assist with tours of the herbarium for scientific visitors, donors,
Garden members, school groups, staff of other NYBG departments; serve as the
Herbarium's liason to other NYBG departments in areas of common interest
4.       Initiate or participate in the preparation of grant proposals to
government agencies such as National Science Foundation to support herbarium
5.      Develop curriculum for a course in herbarium techniques and
practices formatted for informal one-on-one training, classroom presentation
and/or distance learning.
6.      Make presentations on NYBG Herbarium projects at national and
international scientific meetings as requested.
7.      Identify specimens in area of taxonomic expertise.
8.      Carry out research, fieldwork and/or curation projects in areas of
expertise as time allows.
9.      Contribute to the content of the NYBG Herbarium website, to provide
content of scientific as well as general interest, and maintain pertinent
links to other sites.

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in some aspect of plant or fungal taxonomy; herbarium
management experience required.

SALARY:$45,000 -- $50,000 per year, plus benefits

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send letter of interest and C.V. to:

Human Resources Deparment
New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY 10458-5126

The New York Botanical Garden is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity

Dr. Barbara M. Thiers
Director of the Herbarium
New York Botanical Garden <>
200th St. & Southern Blvd.
Bronx, NY 10458-5126
Email: bthiers at
Voice: 718-817-8622
Fax: 718-562-6780

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