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Subject: Position at American Museum of Natural History

Position at American Museum of Natural History

From: Lisa Kronthal <kronth>
Date: Thursday, October 28, 2004
Collections Analyst - Risk Assessment Project
American Museum of Natural History

Opening for a Collections Analyst as part of an institution-wide
risk assessment study at the American Museum of Natural History

The AMNH natural science and cultural holdings of over 30 million
specimens and artifacts include diverse forms ranging from
fluid-preserved specimens, mounted specimens, skins and skeletal
materials to minerals, gems, and ethnographic materials.  This is
not a passive archive, but a dynamic resource that is housed in a
complex of 26 interconnected buildings.  To strategically plan for
the long-term preservation of the collections, the AMNH is
conducting a two-year scientific collections risk assessment

The candidate should have 2 years museum experience and should
possess the following qualifications:

    Basic understanding of collections preservation, taxonomy, and
    traditions of storage

    Strong organizational skills

    Good diplomacy, interpersonal, and communication skills

    The ability to think creatively

    Moderate level of comfort with arithmetic and data analysis

    Proficiency in Excel

This is a full time, two-year position with benefits.  EOE.

Applicants should send a letter of interest and a CV with names of
three references by November 18, 2004 by electronic or surface mail

    Lisa Kronthal
    Conservator of Natural Sciences Collections
    American Museum of Natural History
    79th Street at Central Park West
    New York NY 10024
    kronth [at] amnh__org

Lisa Kronthal
Fax: 212-769-5239

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