Denver Museum of Nature & Science – Collections Assistant

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) seeks a motivated individual with a background and passion for archaeology collections to work on a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) funded project to move and rehouse our world-class Archaeology collection of over 100,000 objects. This position will work with the Integrative Collections and Anthropology departments as we relocate all of our collections to the state-of-the-art Avenir Collections Center.

This position will fabricate custom archival storage mounts for all archaeology collections. They will review and update catalog records, and capture and catalog digital reference images. They will oversee interns and volunteers assisting with the rehousing and documentation of archaeology collections. They will also work with curators to review and update catalog information, including cultural affiliation, in order to reorganize the collection by culture group in the new preservation facility.

This is a full-time, benefitted, term position, projected to last between 28-32 months.

For more information about this position and on-line application, please visit: www.dmns.org.