Collection manager position available at the Milwaukee public Mus eum

Susan Therese Meiers ST-Meiers at wiu.edu
Mon Nov 10 05:11:13 EST 2003


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            The Milwaukee Public Museum has a new collection manager
position. Details are given below. Please note that applicants should
contact the Human Resources Department rather than myself. Please also feel
free to pass this notice along to other colleagues who might be interested
or to post it on bulletin boards. Many thanks, Gary Noonan.

Collections Manager, Invertebrate Zoology

As part of an expansion of its Research and Collections program, the
Milwaukee Public Museum invites applicants for a Collections Manager in the
Department of Invertebrate Zoology. 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 and preparation of new and existing collections, coordinating
collections interpretation and access, and professional service at national
and international levels. We are seeking an experienced and energetic
professional who will participate in the improvement, expansion,
development, and data-basing of our growing invertebrate zoology
collections, 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). Scholarly activities and research are
encouraged.

To apply submit a curriculum vitae, description of current and future
professional interests, support materials (e.g., copies of publications),
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.
Application review will begin December 1st, 2003 and continue until the
position is filled. The Milwaukee Public Museum is an Equal Opportunity
Employer/Recruiter that encourages applicants from women and members of
minority groups.

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