Specimen Preparator

Website Chicago Academy of Sciences/Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

Wonder is in Our Nature™

CAS/PNNM seeks a creative individual with an interest in natural history collections, engaging the public, and experience in taxidermy to join its Collections team as a Specimen Preparator. Reporting to the Senior Director of Collections, the Specimen Preparator is responsible for preparation of zoological specimens for CAS/PNNM’s scientific and teaching collections, maintaining the Beecher Preparation Lab, supervising preparation volunteers, and supporting departmental activities. Please see the position announcement on the museum’s website for more details: https://naturemuseum.org/about/jobs-internships/employment-opportunities/

Compensation and Schedule: This is a part-time (20 hours per week), temporary position, funded until June 30, 2022. Compensation is $18.00 per hour. Preferred schedule to include Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

To apply for this job please visit naturemuseum.org.