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Collections Manager, Lab Technician and Outreach Coordinator

Company: Princeton University
Location: Princeton
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

The candidate will assist with the maintenance, organization and storage of specimens in the Princeton Bird Collection. The candidate will also coordinate outreach and education activities related to birds and will perform lab managerial tasks. Responsibilities:
Managing taxidermy bird specimens in the Princeton Bird Collection. Responsibilities include maintaining, organizing and and storing of taxidermy bird specimens. Coordinating specimen loans with other institutions, including processing necessary contractual documents to maintain the integrity and security of the specimens of which many are rare and valuable. Coordinating bird-related outreach activities & lab management:
Responsibilities include high-level management of three separate, multifaceted outreach projects, including monitoring of Princeton buildings for bird strikes, planning and planting a pollinator garden and organizing a campus-wide art exhibition called BirDiversity as well as managing budgets for the projects. Managing many Stoddard Lab activities, including lab finances, lab safety trainings, EHS compliance and research protocols. This is a complex role that will require top organizational skills, EEB-related research skills, and excellent communication skills. Liaise with our collaborators in other departments and at other institutions. Qualifications:
The candidate should have exceptional organizational and communication skills. They should be eager to learn new tasks and able to work independently. Attention to detail in laboratory work, and meticulous record-keeping are paramount. Background in ornithology, ecology or evolution; Excel and data management experience; Web design skills. Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. KNOW YOUR RIGHTS Standard Weekly Hours:

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Benefits Eligible:

Probationary Period:
90 days

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Estimated Appointment End Date:

Physical Capacity Exam Required:

Valid Driver's License Required:


Keywords: Princeton University, Trenton , Collections Manager, Lab Technician and Outreach Coordinator, Executive , Princeton, New Jersey

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