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Subject: Position at Field Museum

Position at Field Museum

From: Martha Alexander <malexander>
Date: Friday, October 25, 2002
Museum Pest Management Coordinator
The Field Museum
Chicago, IL USA

The Field Museum is responsible for extensive zoology, geology,
botany and anthropology collections. It maintains exciting
exhibition and education programs. It's internationally acclaimed
research and academic programs are active in more than 92 countries.

The Field Museum is developing and implementing an Integrated Pest
Management Program. The Pest Management Coordinator (PMC) shall
manage and coordinate all aspects of the Museum's pest issues and
take an active direct role in pest control.The PMC shall report to
the Manager of Facility Planning and Operations, and in coordination
with the Chair of the Pest Subcommittee. We seek an individual to
coordinate all aspects of this program.

The Coordinator shall:

    *   Develop and implement a pest monitoring and control program
        for the Museum, in coordination with all relevant
        departments (including Exhibitions, Collections, Education,
        Housekeeping, Special Events, Food Services, Facilities
        Planning and Operations), and external pest control
        contractors, among others

    *   Supervise long and short-term pest management contractors

    *   Supervise any interns employed on pest management issues

    *   Work with Facility Planning and Operations and Exhibitions
        to ensure that all new construction is done in such a way as
        to maximize the ease of pest control

    *   Maintain appropriate documentation of pest issues and report
        regularly to the Pest Subcommittee of the Facilities
        Planning Advisory Group, and to other groups as needed

    *   Conduct pest control training for Museum staff

    *   Communicate the Museum's efforts in professional venues such
        as publications, technical bulletins, conferences, and

A two-year position with competitive salary and benefits package is
offered. The position is open until filled.

A Masters degree or equivalent in experience is required. Special
knowledge or experience in at least one of the following areas is
required: museums, exhibits, research collections, and pest control.
The ability to work both independently and with large numbers of
people is essential.Prior experience with pest control in a natural
history museum is desired. Ability to supervise others is necessary.

Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names and
contact information of three references to:

    Martha Alexander
    Pest Subcommittee, Co-Chair
    The Field Museum
    1400 S Lake Shore Dr
    Chicago IL 60605 USA
    malexander [at] fieldmuseum__org

                  Conservation DistList Instance 16:30
                Distributed: Wednesday, October 30, 2002
                       Message Id: cdl-16-30-024
Received on Friday, 25 October, 2002

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