Museum Curator of Integrated Science* – County of San Bernardino – San Bernardino
The San Bernardino County Museum offers an exciting opportunityfor a dynamic Curator of Integrated Science who will manage all aspects of exhibits, program development, and collections management related to the museum’s biology, natural science, environmental science, or other integrated science collections.
The Integrated Science Curator is responsible for supervising the biology, natural science, environmental science, and all integrated science collections by recording, promoting, and interpreting objects related to the natural, living environment of the Inland area. This position will also manage preparation and preservation related to specimens and artifacts; oversee education and exhibit programs utilizing the collection, provide interpretive content to volunteers and seasonal workers; assist in grant proposals and oversee awards, gifts, and bequests; and direct activities related to research, publications, and record-keeping.
*Official Title: Museum Curator. For more details, refer to the Museum Curator job description.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
The San Bernardino County Museum is located in Redlands and contains exhibits and collections in cultural history and natural history. As part of the museum experience, there are public programs available for adults, families, students, and children. The San Bernardino County Museum strives to develop visitors’ appreciation of the diverse regional identity to spark curiosity, stimulate inquiry, challenge assumptions, and invite their contributions to the County of San Bernardino future. For more information, visit their website at www.sbcounty.gov/musem .
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Background: Prior to appointment, applicants must undergo a background investigation, which includes fingerprinting and a medical exam.
Travel: Travel throughout the County is required. A valid California Class C driver license is required at time of appointment and must be maintained along with proof of liability insurance.
Availability: Incumbents will be required to work evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.
EDUCATION: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in an Integrated Science such as Biology, Physics, Astronomy, Chemistry, or Environmental or Earth Science; or closely related field.
EXPERIENCE: (must meet one of the following Options)
Option A: One (1) year curator experience in integrated science, which includes collection management, interpretive programming, and supervision of professional, technical, or volunteer staff.
Option B: Two (2) years of professional experience with integrated science with primary responsibility as a researcher, lecturer, preparing exhibits, handling specimens, and/or working with collections, including significant public interaction and interpretive programming.
The ideal candidate will have a Master’s Degree in an Integrated Science, and five (5) years of experience managing an Integrated Science collection and programming in a museum setting.
There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on a review of the application and supplemental questionnaire. It is to your advantage to be explicit in your responses on the application and supplemental questionnaire.
Application Procedure : To be considered for this excellent opportunity, please complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire by 5:00 p.m., Friday, August 5, 2022. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaire.
To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note, if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application we have not received your application.
If you require technical assistance, please click HERE to review the Government Jobs online application guide , or contact their Toll-Free Applicant Support line at (855) 524-5627. Please note that Human Resources is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by the internet connection, computer or browser used to submit the application.
All communications regarding the remainder of the selection process will be via email . Please be sure the email provided on this application is always current; it is your responsibility to update your personal information. Update your Spam, Junk, Bulk and Firewall settings as needed to ensure that you receive all information pertaining to this recruitment.
EEO/ADA: San Bernardino County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants.
ADA Accommodation: If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, submit the Special Testing Accommodations Request Form within one week of a recruitment filing deadline.
Veterans’ Preference: Eligible veterans and their spouse or widow(er) who are not current County employees may be awarded additional Veterans’ Preference points. Click here for information and instructions to request Veteran’s Preference points.
Please click HERE for important Applicant Information and the County Employment Process.
To apply for this job please visit www.governmentjobs.com.