Herp-Fish Collection Manager Position in Austin
Wed Mar 22 12:58:04 CST 2000
Job Title: RESEARCH ENGINEERING/ SCIENTIST ASSISTANT
Job Number: (0) 00-03-16-07-4222 -- Date available: 03/23/2000
Position open to all applicants.
Department is reviewing resumes electronically.
Monthly salary: $2429 - $2600 NEGOTIABLE depending upon qualifications.
40.00 hours per week; work hours: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Hiring department: TX MEMORIAL MUSEUM
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences. Class
"C" Operator's Driver's License.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree. Eighteen months of experience
working with natural collections, especially ichthyology or herpetology
collections. Experience with bird and mammal collections very helpful.
Knowledge of specimens, computer cataloging, loan processing, and curation
of natural standard museum practices with regard to accessioning of natural
history specimens. Database management and experience with web-based
resources. Supervisory experience, attention to detail, and organizational
skills are strong assets for this position.
PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION: To manage the activities of the major non-fossil
vertebrate collections of the Texas Memorial Museum and ensure their proper
care and maintenance.
FUNCTIONS: ESSENTIAL: Computer catalog specimens. Process loans. Manage and
maintain collections. Supervise other staff and students. Handle visitors
and inquiries. Assist with museum's education and exhibit programs. Manage
day-to-day collection administrative needs and supplies.
For more info, go to http://www.utexas.edu/admin/ohr/empl/
and then the search for jobs section,
click on "more search options" and enter "TX Memorial Museum" in the hiring
dept. The job title is "RESEARCH ENGINEERING/ SCIENTIST ASSISTANT" and job
Contact David Cannatella (512-232-4862) or Dean Hendrickson (512-471-9774)
for more information
David Cannatella 512-471-5302 (lab)
Curator of Herpetology 512-232-4862 (office; voicemail)
Texas Memorial Museum, and 512-471-3878 (fax)
Section of Integrative Biology
University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712
Home Page: http://www.zo.utexas.edu/faculty/catfish
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