Current Career Opportunities at the
Denver Museum of Natural History
Jobs below are posted for your general information. Questions should be directed to the address below or call our JobLine, also below. You can submit your resume by U.S. mail, fax (303-331-6492),
When submitting a resume by e-mail, please put the contents directly in the body of the e-mail, not as an attachment
- this will expedite processing. Also, be sure to list the position title of the job you are interested in on the
subject line and in the body of the e-mail. To submit a resume by e-mail,
ARGUS/GIS technician needed to work with scientific and collections staff to maintain natural history collections
database and assist in the application of GIS to scientific research. Send letter of applicaion, resume, salary
requirements, and list of references.
Detail-oriented, accurate, self-starter needed to support busy Development Division office. Manages gift processing,
financial statements, office systems. Assists with donor events, recognition, renewals, mailings, and seminars.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Blackbaud Raiser's Edge preferred. Excellent communication skills and
ability to prioritize mandatory. H.S. education, administrative experience, interest in nonprofit environment required.
Administrative Assistant - Accounting
The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, work well in a team setting and be detail-oriented.
Must be able to function independently, manage a multifaceted workload, be flexible and meet deadlines. Organizational
skills, accuracy, and ability to prioritize are critical. Spreadsheet, word processing, PowerPoint, electronic
scheduling, and database application skills are required. Responsibilities include coordinating meetings, preparing
reports, presentation, and meeting minutes, maintaining filing systems, scheduling appointments, making travel
arrangements, performing time keeping functions, general correspondence, and handling phone calls. Must have three
to five years experience as administrative assistant with finance or accounting preferred. Please send resume,
salary history, and references.
Close date: open until filled.
Anthropology Department Head
Seeking applicants for the position of curator for Museum's Anthropology Department and department chair of
Anthropology. The individual would also serve as the NAGPRA representative for the Museum. Individuals with expertise
in archaeology, ethnology, and/or physical anthropology who use collections in their research are encouraged to
apply. Individuals who have a strong desire to interface with the public about their research as well as to involve
amateurs and students in it are preferred. Ph.D. in anthropology or an allied field required. Experience in planning
and budgeting, administration, and leadership should be demonstrated. Competitive salary and benefits. Those interested
in this position should send a current vitae, examples of both popular and scientific publications/products, and
three letters of reference. Application materials may also be submitted via e-mail to [email protected].
Hiring date in January 1, 2000.
Close date: October 15.
Theater Programs Manager
Responsible for operations of the IMAX Theater and Planetarium, as well as audio visual services for entire museum.
Seeking a creative, innovative minded person to blend education, theater media, and scientific information. Bachelor's
in science, engineering, education, astronomy, business administration or equivalent. Three years management experience
a must. Leadership, budgeting and planning knowledge, and ability to manage projects are necessary.
Earth and/or Planetary Scientist
Participate in the development of a major exhibition and education program in space science. Be willing to engage
Museum audiences in earth and space science projects and be an effective communicator with the public. Ph.D. and
research experience required. Job duration is three years. Submit cover letter, resume, sample of scholarly and
popular publications, and references.
Don't forget to list the position title at the top of your cover letter.
The Denver Museum of Natural History
2001 Colorado Boulevard
Denver, CO 80205
JOB LINE NUMBER: 303-370-6437