History and myth. Art and culture. Legends and legacies. The story of the American West is a rich and colorful tapestry, one that you could be part of at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Together, our wide-ranging expertise, comprehensive collections, and engaging programs allow visitors to discover and experience that story for themselves.
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Curatorial Assistant/Assistant Curator, Draper Natural History Museum
The Draper Natural History Museum is seeking to fill a position at either the Curatorial Assistant or Assistant Curator level. The successful candidate will report to the Willis McDonald, IV Senior Curator of Natural Science and will help advance the Draper Museum’s mission to increase understanding and appreciation for the relationships binding people and nature in Greater Yellowstone and the American West. S(he) will contribute substantively to exhibits development and maintenance, public programming, collections management, and original research/scholarship.
Requirements for the position include a broad knowledge of Greater Yellowstone natural history and ecology, a passion for communicating the product and process of science to the public, strong verbal and written communication skills, and strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Preference will be given to candidates whose training and interests support current strengths in vertebrate ecology and conservation biology. A bachelor’s degree is required and master’s degree preferred for an appointment as Curatorial Assistant, and a master’s degree with extensive, applicable experience is required, and doctorate, preferred for an appointment as Assistant Curator.
This position provides the exciting opportunity to explore and showcase the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem for a worldwide audience and collaborate with colleagues in a variety of diverse disciplines. The Center offers an excellent benefits package. Interested candidates should e-mail their letter of interest, CV, contact information for three (3) references, and salary history to: Buffalo Bill Center of the West Human Resources Department, ATTN: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Job description for Curatorial Assistant position option coming soon.
The closing date on this position is March 31, 2017, with employment to begin no later than July 15, 2017.
Part-time Library Assistant
The McCracken Research Library in the Buffalo Bill Center of the West seeks candidates for a part-time (24 hours per week) library assistant position. This individual will provide reference and research services according to modern, professional library standards to staff, visitors, researchers, and patrons.
Candidates for the position should have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline. A MLS from an ALA accredited institution is preferred. Interested candidates should send their cover letter, resume, references, and salary history to the Center of the West’s Human Resource Department, by e-mail to email@example.com.
The closing date on this position is February 24, 2017.
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