The San Diego Natural History Museum is looking to hire a full-time project coordinator for a new initiative centered around coastal canyons and community science.
Project Background and Position Summary:
The San Diego Natural History Museum is embarking on an exciting initiative to engage communities in the science and conservation of San Diego’s urban and suburban coastal canyons. With this initiative, we hope to support the existing ecosystem of organizations involved canyon conservation with the museum's expertise in biodiversity research and environmental education. This position will be critical to the oversight and implementation of these efforts.
Pay: $17/hr, commensurate with experience.
To Apply: Please submit a cover letter outlining your interest in the position, résumé, and contact information for three references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be reviewed beginning August 31 and will continue until the position is filled.
The San Diego Natural History Museum is looking to hire 2-3 part-time temporary Entomology Lab Technicians.
The Entomology Lab Technician assists the Curator of Entomology or designate in databasing and photography to ensure that the LepNet–PEN project runs smoothly and is completed efficiently. The incumbent assists in databasing specimen data, handles butterfly and moth specimens, takes photographs of selected specimens, and helps ensure that data entry is accurate.
Time Commitment: candidates must be able to commit to at least 8 hours per week, but are unlikely to be asked to work more than 20 hours per week.
To Apply: Please submit a cover letter outlining your interest in the position, résumé, and three references to email@example.com . Applications will be reviewed beginning September 20th and will continue until the positions are filled.
The San Diego Natural History Museum is looking to hire a temporary project assistant for the Entomology Department.
The incumbent assists the Curator of Entomology or Collection Manager in organizing people and resources to ensure that an IMLS funded grant to rehouse a recently donated collection of fairy shrimp runs smoothly and is completed efficiently. The incumbent coordinates between staff and volunteers to ensure project completion, works on managing metadata, producing labels, databasing specimens, and rehousing collections. The Entomology Project Assistant provides regular updates on the status of actions, tasks, and activities within the organization, supports special projects and reporting as requested and positively represent the Nat with stakeholders, project partners, the general public, and with vendors.
Time Commitment: This position is grant-funded for approximately 20 hours per week for a little over a year.
To Apply: Please submit a cover letter outlining your interest in the position, résumé, and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org . Applications will be reviewed beginning September 12th and will continue until the position is filled.
The Facility Engineer is primarily responsible for maintaining the proper functioning of all MEP, HVAC, and life safety equipment throughout the building both during regular hours and after hours. This position aids the Senior Director of Operations in handling facility operations and protocols in order to uphold the appropriate standards of the SDNHM. The Facility Engineer is responsible for managing the overall maintenance of the Museum facilities, including off-site warehouse and Museum owned vehicles, and is accountable for maintaining compliance with hazardous materials and accessibility regulations, reporting compliance under OSHA and other government regulatory agencies.
Health and Safety
To apply please submit resume, cover letter outlining your experience, salary requirement and three professional references to email@example.com. No phone calls, no drop ins, and no recruiters please.
The San Diego Natural History Museum is looking for a passionate mission supporting and natural history loving individual to be our General Maintenance Technician II (“GM Tech”). This a full-time position, eligible for benefits and will report to and work with the Facilities Supervisor. The GM Tech’s responsibilities include assisting with the daily general maintenance and upkeep of the approximate 150,000 sq. ft. facility that is located in Balboa Park, as well as a warehouse facility located in Chula Vista, CA. Issues may range from performing maintenance work at the warehouse to troubleshooting and performing general carpentry, plumbing, or electrical repairs at the Museum. The GM Tech must exhibit outstanding customer service and professionalism in all interactions with Museum staff, visitors, guests, and contractors. Teamwork and excellent communication are critical to this position’s success.
Areas of responsibilities include:
Qualifications and requirements:
Evening, weekend, and holiday availability may be required.
Qualified applicants, please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
No phone calls or drop-ins, please.