Job: Asst. Collections Manager
Sunday, August 23, 2015 08:42 AM

Archbold, a not-for-profit dedicated to long-term ecological research, education and conservation in south central Florida, is seeking a key team member to meet the objectives of an NSF CSBR award.  This is a three-year grant funded position with benefits.

Incumbent’s primary responsibility will be to work extensively with the Archbold arthropod collection, databasing and imaging specimen data, and moving the digitized data to the Internet via Symbiota-linked and other on-line portals under supervision of Entomology Program Director and Data Manager.  Will also work with digital databases for herbarium, birds, mammals, herptiles, fishes and bryophytes collections, imaging specimens, and moving the digitized data to internet.

Bachelor’s Degree in Entomology or related field in biology with 2-3 years’ experience working with entomology collections, or a Master’s Degree and 1 year of experience preferred.  Experience with curation of entomology collections critical, including identification, labeling specimens, barcoding and QR readers, and specimen imaging.  Strong computing skills required, especially in relational databases such as Specify or other collections management databases.

Additional information at 

Please submit cover letter, resume, and three professional references, to [email protected]Deadline October 2, 2015 or until filled, with anticipated early December to January start date. 

EOE/AA Employer