Collections Technician

Website Chicago Academy of Sciences/Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

CAS/PNNM seeks candidates with an interest in natural history collections and environmental sciences to fill two part-time, temporary Collections Technicians positions. Collections Technicians will assist with processing 19th century uncatalogued botanical specimens in backlog, curation and digitization activities on the project, and expanding online accessibility to CAS/PNNM’s scientific collections. Technicians will be stationed at CAS/PNNM’s off-site collections facility in the Ravenswood neighborhood and may occasionally conduct work at the Nature Museum in Lincoln Park.

These are part-time, temporary positions (20 hours per week) funded through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services’ Museums For America program. Compensation is $15.00 per hour. Positions are funded for one year with a possible extension.

The full position announcement may be found at To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter in PDF format to Application deadline is July 18, 2021. No phone calls please.

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