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Curator II

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Arts and Museum Administration

Posting Number: req12098

Department: Tree Ring Laboratory

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

Support the LTRR (Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research) curator II in successfully managing and growing the curation program at LTRR. Supervise staff, students and volunteers in the correct procedures for research, cataloging and management of collections, and ensures all protocols are adhered to. Work with the curator II in obtaining grant funding to support the program and liaise with community and federal partners.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

*Conduct and oversee research and cataloging of both legacy collections and new accessions

*Conduct and oversee the rehousing of specimens to protect the integrity of the collection.

*Supervision of staff, students and volunteers, including the management of schedules, space, and equipment. This includes overseeing that routine procedures such as pest management protocols are completed successfully.

*Liaise with users and contributors of the collection, handle inquiries, loan requests, and questions regarding proper protocols.Support outreach activities associated with the collection.

*Research grant opportunities and assist thecuratorwith the writing of grant proposals. Assist thecuratorwith the development of long-term strategies and management plans.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors in relevant field e.g.Anthropology, Geoscience, Life Science, Museum Studies.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters in relevant field e.g. Anthropology, Geoscience, Life Science, Museum Studies

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Cultural Institutions

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $43,680

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level


Job Family


Job Function

Cultural Institutions

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Dr. Peter Brewer

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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