Paleobotany Collection Manager, FLMNH

Steve Manchester Steven at FLMNH.UFL.EDU
Fri Sep 13 19:06:00 CDT 2002

The Florida Museum of Natural History is currently recruiting for a
Coordinator, Museum Operations to act as a Paleobotany Collection
Manager for one of the nation's largest paleobotanical collections with
more than 250,000 specimens of fossil plants (info: The
Collection Manager will report to the Curator of Paleobotany. This
position will be responsible for the organization and maintenance of
the FLMNH Paleobotanical Collection, associated databases and
website, and promoting the growth and utilization of this international
resource. This position is also responsible for acquisitions and loans,
preparation and cataloguing of specimens, maintenance of locality
data, and associated computer databases. Additional duties include
supervision of hourly staff and volunteers, handling professional and
public inquiries, and assisting collection users.

Minimum Qualifications: A master's degree in botany, geology, or a
related field, or a bachelor's degree in same plus two years of related
experience. Preferred candidates will have experience in museum
procedures and paleobotanical field and laboratory work.

We expect to fill this position in January 2003.

Salary: Expected annual starting salary is at least $30,310,
commensurate with experience. Insurance and retirement benefits
are included.  Application procedure: Submit a cover letter referencing
LP#837230, with your resume and the names and contact information
for three references to Susan Simpson, Human Resources, PO Box
115002, Gainesville, Florida 32611 ; fax to (352) 392-7094; or email
MS documents to susan-simpson at by September 30, 2002.
For additional information please contact:

Prof. Steven Manchester, Florida Museum of Natural History, University
of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611-7800, ph. (352) 392-1721 ext
495, steven at  If an accommodation due to a disability is
needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-4621 or the
Florida Relay System at 1-800-955-8771 (TDD). AA/EA/EEO Employer.

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