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Herbarium Database Assistant
Category: Horticulture


Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver, CO

Salary: $13.40 - $13.74 per hour
Posted: Wednesday, October 31, 2012

 

Job Summary: Assist with all digitization activities in the herbarium especially those associated with Digitization TCN: Collaborative: The Macrofungi Collection Consortium. Key tasks include specimen data entry, editing records, geo-referencing and digital imaging of fungal and plant specimens.

 

Starting date for this position will be January 2013.

Qualifications: Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school (BA preferred); or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in relational database systems (Access, MySQL, symbiota or other relational database). Experience related to museum collections preferred. Knowledge of digital photography, digital photo editing software and GIS software a plus. Must be able to work independently, possess excellent interpersonal skills, strong organizational abilities and be detail-oriented. Proficiency with standard office equipment - Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, and data entry required. Basic knowledge of scientific nomenclature and museum collections including handling specimens preferred.

 

Send resume and/or application to Human Resources, Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., Denver CO 80206, or e-mail your resume to hr@botanicgardens.org. We are a nonprofit, EOE.

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