Collection Manager Position at the Milwaukee public Museum

carabid at MPM.EDU carabid at MPM.EDU
Thu Feb 24 10:51:47 CST 2005

The Milwaukee Public Museum has available a full-time position for a
collection manager as described below.

                         Collections Manager, Invertebrate Zoology

                                     Milwaukee Public Museum

The Milwaukee Public Museum invites applicants for a Collections Manager
position in the Department of Invertebrate Zoology, with an emphasis in
Entomology. The Milwaukee Public Museum, established in 1882, holds more
than 6.3 million objects and specimens in the disciplines of anthropology,
botany, geology, history, and zoology.  Applicants should have a minimum of
a M.S. degree or equivalent professional experience to fulfill the duties of
this position.  Essential duties and responsibilities include care of
collections, data and records management, processing specimen loans,
shipping and receiving specimens, processing and preparation of new and
existing collections, field collection of specimens, and coordinating
collections interpretation and access. We are seeking an experienced and
energetic professional who will participate in the improvement, expansion,
development, and databasing of our growing invertebrate zoology collections,
particularly in entomology, currently numbering more than 750,000 specimens.
The collections manager is also expected to participate in various public
service programs and educational activities (exhibits, lectures,
identification of specimens).  To apply submit a curriculum vitae,
description of current and future professional interests, and names and
complete address (including phone and email) of three persons who can be
contacted for reference to: Department of Human Resources, Milwaukee Public
Museum, 800 West Wells Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233. Applications will be
processed until a candidate is selected. The successful candidate will begin
duties in September 2005. The Milwaukee Public Museum is an Equal
Opportunity Employer/Recruiter that encourages applications from women and
members of minority groups.

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