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Science Mus Collection Mgr,Sr - req# 7726
at University of New Mexico
Science Mus Collection Mgr,Sr
|Working Title||Science Mus Collection Mgr,Sr|
Manages and cares for a large, unusually complex and demanding collection of human skeletal remains and associated research materials. Collaborates with the Division head and collection staff in the development and implementation of collection management policies and procedures, directly manages the documentation, preparation, preservation and growth of museum collections and associated materials, updates the specimen-based database, prepares reports, assists in the preparation of grant proposals and research papers. Works with the Division head to assure the division is in compliance with Federal NAGPRA regulations and in liaising with the Medical Examiner’s Office. Supervises curatorial assistants, volunteers, and field technicians. Interacts with public, university, and professional community through tours, teaching, lectures, presentations, and publications.
Duties and Responsibilities
11. Represents the museum through professional activities that may include: managing electronic resources, editing publications, organizing workshops, conducting research, teaching, and authoring published publications.
|Conditions of Employment|
Master's degree; at least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
Graduate degree in Anthropology with emphasis on Biological Anthropology, and demonstrated expertise in human osteology. Degree or Certification in Museum Studies highly desirable. At least 5 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
Position requires: a) Evaluating standards and developing strategies to upgrade and enhance collection(s); b) developing and managing annual budgets, preparing fiscal year reports, and managing contracts and grants; c) representing the museum through public outreach programs, workshops, research and teaching; d) strategic representation and collaborative interaction with a wide range of external constituencies including service on advisory panels and professional organization committees.
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT
|Campus||Main - Albuquerque, NM|
|Department||Maxwell Museum (937B)|
|Staff Type||Regular - Full-Time|
|Term End Date|
|Pay||$3434.31 to $5151.47|
|Benefits Eligible||This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.|
|ERB Statement||Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.|
|Background Check Required||No|
|For Best Consideration Date||2/13/2019|
|Application Instructions||Please provide a cover letter, resume/CV, and at least 3 references. Transcripts will be required upon hire.|
Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.
The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.