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Job Posting ID# 65235


Employer Information

Name:
Paleontological Research Institution
Address Line 1:
1259 Trumansburg Road
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:
126
Email:
katz@priweb.org

Job Specifics

Term:
Academic
Worksite:
Paleontological Research Institution
1259 Trumansburg Road, Ithaca, New York 14850
Region:
Ithaca/Tompkins County
Title:
Collection Assistant
Job Classification Level:
Level III
Employer Type:
Community Work Study Program Employer
Supervisor:
Robert Katz
Job Description:
As part of a federal grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the Paleontological Research Institution (PRI) Collections Department needs help to curate the Cornell University modern mollusk 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.
Tasks may include physical curation of specimens, including but not limited to rehousing specimens into archival specimen trays, numbering specimens with catalog numbers, associating labels with specimens, sorting and integrating specimens in compactor storage drawers.
Required Qualifications/Skills/Experience:
The successful candidate will be an individual who is reliable, takes initiative, is able to work independently within guidelines and understands PRI’s mission. Good hand-eye coordination and attention to detail are needed. Standing, lifting or carrying may be required. Training will be provided.
Work Schedule:
Hours will be between M-F, 9-5.
Weekly Hours:
4-16
FWS Required:
Yes
Number of Positions Available:
1
How to Apply:
Send resume and letter of interest to Robert Katz at katz@priweb.org.
Paid:
Yes
Wage:
15.50
Employment Start Date:
10/03/2022
Employment End Date:
05/20/2023

Career Field Information

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