Collections Supervisor Position Available at the New York Botanic al Garden

Thiers, Barbara bthiers at NYBG.ORG
Thu Jul 17 11:12:16 CDT 2003


New York Botanical Garden Herbarium --Collections Supervisor position
(#SC-1511)


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

*       Manage all aspects of collections processing and supervise the work
of the employees and students who process collections.
*       Assist visiting scientists in use of the herbarium, and lead tours
of the herbarium for public groups.
*       Enter specimen data into electronic catalogues.
*       Assist with administration of the herbarium, or other herbarium
tasks  as needed.


REQUIREMENTS:
*       B.S. or M.S. in botany/biology, course work in taxonomy.
*       Two years or more experience in working in a herbarium.
*       Experience with databases and word-processing software.
*       Capable of organized work and accurate, efficient computer entry of
botanical and geographical information.
*       Good verbal and written communication skills; familiarity with
Spanish or Portuguese language preferred.
*       Ability to reach specimens in cabinets 8 ft high and at ground
level.

Qualified candidates should e-mail cover letter and resume to Human
Resources Department at: cirizarry at nybg.org <mailto:cirizarry at nybg.org> .

Closing date: 15 August 2004; Position to start no later than 15 September
2003

Salary: commensurate with experience.

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The NY Botanical Garden is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Dr. Barbara M. Thiers
Director, William and Lynda Steere Herbarium
New York Botanical Garden <http://www.nybg.org/bsci/>
Bronx, NY 10458-5126
Phone: 718-817-8622
fax: 718 817 8809
email: bthiers at nybg.org <mailto:bthiers at nybg.org>




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