Category Archive: Job Opportunities


The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) is seeking a Collection Manager for the Museum of Zoology (UMMZ) Fish Division (, located at the new state of the art Research Museums Center… 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

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

Deputy Director

This position serves as Deputy Director, National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), Smithsonian Institution. The National Museum of Natural History is a science-based museum within the Smithsonian Institution’s complex of museums and research organizations.… Continue reading

Executive Director, University Collections

Indiana University seeks an experienced Executive Director of University Collections who will have broad responsibility for ensuring the appropriate stewardship of Indiana University’s collections, consistent with the university’s teaching, research, and service missions.… Continue reading

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