Monday, April 30, 2012

Opening: Anthropology Laboratory and Collections Manager and Instructor in Museum Studies

Luther College seeks a qualified individual for the full-time (1.0 FTE) position of Anthropology Laboratory and Collections Manager and Instructor in Museum Studies. Position is responsible for training and supervising undergraduate work study students, managing Luther’s Archaeological, Ethnographic and Numismatic collections, directing daily laboratory operations and budget, developing and implementing an outreach program, and planning and installing exhibits of materials from the Luther College collections. Manager will ensure compliance with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA). The position will include teaching one course annually in the Museum Studies program, including Introduction to Museum Studies and Collections Management.

Additional information about the college is available at, Luther College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and persons of diverse ethnic backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references (one must be a previous supervisor) to: Office of Human Resources, Luther College, 700 College Drive, Decorah, IA 52101 Review of files will begin May 21 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries should be directed to Colin Betts (

Luther College is a four-year liberal arts institution affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. There are 2,621 students. Luther offers its employees a number of benefits, including health-care coverage, disability and group life insurance, dental insurance and TIAA-CREF retirement annuity. There is also a tuition remission benefit for dependents.

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