Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Collections Technician Position at The Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History Norman, OK

Collections Technician (Curator/Archivist I)

The Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History

Norman, OK

Closing Date:

Open until filled

The Collections Technician provides technical assistance for the museum's collections by managing the integrated pest management program (IPM), monitoring museum collection environments, and managing the dermestid facility for research quality skeletal preparations in accordance with accepted museum practices and standards for collections care.

Job functions include the operation and maintenance of the treatment facility for incoming objects, the operation and management of the dermestid facility, monitoring and identifying pests, preparing reports, and taking appropriate treatment and preventative actions. Additional functions include implementing and monitoring approved museum policies and procedures, maintaining all associated databases, and conducting IPM training to current and incoming staff, volunteers, and students. The Collections Technician is expected to participate in service to the museum, museum community, university, and/or professional organizations at the local, state, regional, and national level.

Required qualifications include a Bachelor's Degree in museum studies, zoology, or other museum-related discipline OR an equivalent combination of education/job-related experience.

Other preferred qualifications include strong organizational skills, attention to detail, the ability to work independently and as a team member, and the ability to speak to small groups.

How to apply for position:

Applicants must apply online at The University of Oklahoma Requisition No. is 09709. Applicants must submit resume, cover letter, and a minimum of three professional references (including phone number and address) with their online application.

Materials submitted in an application become property of OU. For other information on employment at the University of Oklahoma, call (405)325-1826 or TDD (405)325-5529. The University of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity in the workplace.

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