Specimen Preparator and Lab Supervisor

Website Chicago Academy of Sciences/Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

The Chicago Academy of Sciences/Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum (CAS/PNNM) seeks a creative individual with an interest in natural history collections, engaging the public, and experience in specimen preparation to join its Collections Department as a Specimen Preparator and Lab Supervisor. Reporting to the head of the Collections Department, the Preparator is responsible for taxidermy of zoological specimens for CAS/PNNM’s scientific and teaching collections, maintaining the Beecher Lab, supervising preparation volunteers, engaging visitors to the Beecher Lab, and supporting departmental activities at the museum. More information may be found on our website.

Compensation and Schedule: This is a part-time (24 hours per week maximum). Compensation is $18.00 per hour. Preferred schedule should include working on Thursdays (institutional free days) and Saturdays. Schedule will be arranged with the department manager.

To apply for this job please visit naturemuseum.org.