JOB DETAILS
LOCATION
Kansas City, KS
POSTED
30+ days ago

Description

The Collections Manager in the Division of Archaeology of The University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute administers one of the world’s most important research collections and associated data of prehistoric and early historic cultures of the North American Great Plains.  The collections consist of artifacts, maps, paper archives, digital and film archives, video recordings, and library holdings.  The repository contains an estimated 3,000,000 objects from 15,000 archaeological sites in the Great Plains, the American Southwest and Eastern Woodlands, and Central and South America. University faculty, scientists, curators, staff, students, and national and international scholars use the collections for research, formal and informal education, and service.  The collection manager is responsible for all aspects of the organization, processing, documentation, care, preventive conservation, and storage of accessioned materials and reports to the Director of the Biodiversity Institute.