Conference Early-bird Rates Extended

As the Local Organizing Committee for SPNHC and TDWG extended the closing date for abstract submissions, we will now extend the early bird rates for conference registration to Thursday, May 31st, 2018. We… Continue reading

SPNHC-TDWG 2018 – Registration opens March 12th

The Local Organising Committee is pleased to announce that Early Bird Registration for the 2018 conference in Dunedin, New Zealand opens March 12th. PLEASE REGISTER HERE Please note that registration includes a membership… Continue reading

The Travel Grant Program Needs Your Help!!

The mission of the SPNHC Travel Grants program is to assist members with the costs of attending the Society’s annual meetings.  Given the costs of attending a meeting in New Zealand and in… Continue reading

Call for Nominations

The SPNHC recognition and Grants Committee is inviting nominations for the following:  The Carolyn L. Rose Award is our Society’s highest honor and is given to a practitioner (SPNHC membership is not required) whose… Continue reading


Job Description: Smithsonian’s National Zoo is seeking a Registrar to join our team. The Zoo Registrar serves as a member of the animal management team, responsible for maintaining the Zoo’s animal and biological… Continue reading

Collections Manager

Department: Collections Effective Date: June 1, 2018 Reports to: Director of Exhibits Status: Full-time, salaried, non-exempt Position Summary: The EcoTarium, A Museum of Science & Nature, seeks a knowledgeable and experienced museum professional… Continue reading

Visitor Engagement Fellowship

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin upon submission. Position Summary: The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University is seeking candidates for its 2018 Visitor Engagement Fellowship (a two-year term appointment). The Visitor Engagement Fellow… Continue reading


The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM) seeks a preparator to conduct fossil preparation for its vertebrate fossil collections. The successful candidate will work alongside colleagues in the “Dino Lab”, a… Continue reading

Conservator (Objects)

Location 2 vacancies in the following location: Harpers Ferry Relocation expenses reimbursed –  You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy. Summary These positions are located in Harpers Ferry Center,… Continue reading

Request for Proposals for the Redesign of the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections Website

The Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) wants to move its website to a new platform and to add some additional functionality. The current website can be found here:… Continue reading

Museum Technician (Geology)

Kimberly, OR Summary This position is located in John Day Fossil Beds National Monument. Please visit find a park for additional park information. This position is a Full-Time temporary position not-to-exceed 1039 regular hours (about… Continue reading

Supervisory Museum Specialist (Collections Management)

This position is located in the Cultural Resources Center (CRC), National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), Smithsonian Institution (SI). The employee oversees all aspects of storage, access, care, use, and disaster management… Continue reading

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