Curator II - Biological Sciences Department

Clemson University


Location Long 132
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular


JOB SUMMARY:


Manages the day-to -day operation of the Campbell Natural history museum, including preparation, maintenance, display and curation of all vertebrate specimens.


JOB DUTIES:


50% - Essential - Curation:
Identifies, labels, files, and fumigates specimens. Collects and solicits new specimen materials. Prepares, repairs, cleans, and ensures appropriate maintenance and storage of specimens.

20% - Essential - Collection Growth and Development:
Plans growth and development of all collections. Directs access to collections and organizes loans and exchanges. Manages accession, catalog and computerized records for each specimen. Maintains licenses, vertebrate salvage permits, and endangered species permits. Contributes to development of exhibits based on specimen displays. Writes annual activity reports.

15% - Essential - Public Service:
Facilitates use of specimens for Clemson University courses and researchers. Provides natural history presentations and tours of facilities. Demonstrates preservation techniques. Identifies vertebrate remains. Contributes to development of internet/web-based information on collections.

15% - Essential - Professional Development, Consultation, and Research:
Maintains competence in areas of classification, taxonomy, collections management, and specimen preparation. Develops references and reprints libraries. Attends professional
meetings, seminars and workshops. Maintains membership in professional organizations.
Consults with faculty and graduate research assistants to develop research protocols and directs execution when collecting in the field or when collections are used.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:


A bachelor's degree in history, museology or a related field and related experience.


RESPONSIBILITIES:


JOB KNOWLEDGE
Fundamental Job Knowledge - Fundamental working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to apply in varied situations

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
No Supervisory Duties - Not responsible for supervising employees.

BUDGETARY RESPONSIBILITIES
No Budget Responsibilities - No fiscal responsibility for the department's budget.


WORK SCHEDULE:


Standard Hrs: 37.5; Band: 05 ($ 32,838.00 - $ 60,760.00)


APPLICATION DEADLINE:

March 31, 2017


CLOSING STATEMENT:

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

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