Friday, March 06, 2015

Position Announcement: Collections Manager, Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

Position Summary
Manages and cares for a large, complex archeological and ethnological collection. Collaborates in the development and implementation of collection management policies and procedures; directly manages the acquisition, documentation, preservation and growth of museum collections and associated materials. Updates the specimen-based database, prepares reports, grant proposals and research papers. Supervises curatorial assistants, volunteers and field technicians. Interacts with public, university and professional community through tours, teaching, lectures, presentations, and publishing papers.

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.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master's degree; at least 5 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Preferred Qualifications:
-M.A. or Ph.D. in museum studies or anthropology
-Previous museum collections education or training including collection management policies and procedures 

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