Museum Manager Professional Staff Opening
The A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum at Michigan Tech invites applications for a full-time professional staff appointment at the Museum Manager level. The manager is responsible for being the professional public interface for museum visitors, including tours and answering mineral and geology questions. The manager is responsible for purchasing and managing the inventory of the gift shop. The successful candidate will have a Masters or Bachelor’s degree in geological sciences or related field or equivalent experience. Experience in retail sales or business is desirable. The manager is expected to have excellent communication and customer service skills.
Michigan Tech has a total student population of about 7000 and is located in Houghton, in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, “gateway to the Keweenaw” which is considered one of the best 100 small towns in America (www.cityofhoughton.com). The Museum is committed to be recognized nationally and internationally for its collection and its exhibits, and demonstrating its stature as the official mineral museum of the state of Michigan. Interested candidates can learn more about the Museum at: www.museum.mtu.edu.
Applicants should apply through Michigan Tech Human Resources at https://www.jobs.mtu.edu/postings/1296
Questions about the position can be addressed to Museum Director Dr. Ted Bornhorst (email@example.com). Review of applications will begin on January 20, 2014 and will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. Expected starting date is negotiable.
Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes providing equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
The A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum has recently published a book on the Lake Superior Iron Ranges authored by Drs. George Robinson and Gene LaBerge. Dr. Robinson is a retired Curator of the A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum and Professor of Mineralogy at Michigan Tech. Dr. LaBerge is a retired Professor of Geology at the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh. Both are recognized experts of minerals of the Lake Superior region. The book includes many high quality photographs.
The book is available from the museum gift shop for $25 plus $3 for shipping and handling.
To order call the gift shop at 906-487-2572.
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