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Job Posting ID# 65027


Employer Information

Name:
Paleontological Research Institution
Address Line 1:
1259 Trumansburg Rd
Address Line 2:
City:
Ithaca
State:
NY
Postal Code:
14850

Contact Information

Contact Name:
Robert Katz
Contact Title:
Telephone Number:
607-273-6623
Telephone Extension:
Email:
katz@priweb.org

Job Specifics

Term:
Academic
Worksite:
Paleontological Research Institution
1259 Trumansburg Rd.
Ithaca, NY 14850
Region:
Ithaca/Tompkins County
Title:
PRI Education Collections Assistant
Job Classification Level:
Level III
Employer Type:
Community Work Study Program Employer
Supervisor:
Robert Katz
Job Description:
The purpose of the student's job and their duties and responsibilities;

The Paleontological Research Institution (PRI) Education Collection needs help to curate its recently combined collection. Working at PRI is a great way for students to get real world work experience in a unique environment, while contributing a great deal to the mission of our organization.

Specific job responsibilities include physical curation of specimens, including (but not limited to) rehousing specimens, numbering specimens with catalog numbers, and associating labels with specimens. There is also occasional heavy lifting and working in unheated buildings.
Required Qualifications/Skills/Experience:
The job qualifications;

The successful candidate will be an individual who is reliable, takes initiative, is able to work independently within guidelines, and understands PRI’s mission. Preferred geology, mineral, or fossil experience. Good hand-eye coordination and attention to detail are needed. This position is open to any undergraduate student with federal work study. Training will be provided.
Work Schedule:
Hours must be fulfilled on Monday – Wednesday, Friday, Saturday between 11am – 5pm, Saturday 4 - 8 hours/week
Weekly Hours:
4-8
FWS Required:
Yes
Number of Positions Available:
1
How to Apply:
Email letter of interest and resume to Robert Katz at katz@priweb.org.
Paid:
Yes
Wage:
17.00
Employment Start Date:
10/02/2022
Employment End Date:
05/21/2023

Career Field Information

Career Field:
Art Galleries/Museums
Career Field:
Geology
Career Field:
All Majors - opportunities open to everyone