Museum Project Manager

Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Apr 10, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 516324
Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Arts/Museum, Executive/Director/Management, Recreation/Event
Department:56022600 - NH-BIO INFORMATICS

Classification Title:

Museum Operations Coordinator III

Job Description:

Manage a large and active community science platform.

Oversee day to day operations of the platform including design and implementation of community science projects and campaigns.

Create documentation and provide assistance to domain experts using an established community science platform.

Coordinate outreach and retention of volunteers including generating blog posts and other materials.

Plan, organize and provide assistant to local and global-scale onsite and virtual events throughout the year.

Analysis and organization of datasets generated by community scientist and domain experts.

Communication and coordination with natural history collections in order to meet their community science needs.

Image analysis and manipulation.

Assisting developers with overall maintenance, bug fixes and feature enhancements.

Provide presentations at national and international meetings. Assistant with publications related to the platform and associated science outcomes.

Expected Salary:

Starting salary $65,000.00, commensurate with experience and education.

Minimum Requirements:

Master’s degree in an appropriate area; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area and two years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree in Biology or Museum Studies.

Knowledge, skill, proficiency in biodiversity informatics and data standards.

Experience running a community science platform. Experience working with the Zooiverse platform and its tools for managing projects and organizations is preferred.

Experience working in natural history collections as a curator, collections manager or data manager.

Demonstrated experience with project management including coordination with developers to improve and enhance data quality.

Experience working on federal government grants including budgeting and reporting.

Firm understanding of natural history collection specimens across disciplines including material types and curatorial methods.

The ability to perform data manipulation and analysis using common software such as R, Python.

The ability to conduct image analysis and manipulations.

Working knowledge of Geographic Information Science including data standards and geo-referencing.

Experience in volunteer coordination.

Strong communication, collaboration skills.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.

This is a time-limited position.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not apply.

Health Assessment Required:


Advertised: 06 May 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 08 May 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

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