[MARMAM] Curator, Marine Mammals & Birds, Mystic Aquarium

Jeremy Dewey jdewey at dhrinternational.com
Mon Jul 24 12:57:58 PDT 2006


Job Announcement
Curator, Marine Mammals & Birds
Mystic Aquarium & Institute for Exploration
Mystic, CT
www.mysticaquarium.org 
Job Summary - The Curator reports directly to the Vice President Zoological Operations and is responsible for directing the husbandry operations of the department, including animal acquisition and care, exhibitry, animal training and public presentations, and departmental administration (budgeting, departmental and institutional planning, personnel, interdepartmental planning and communication). The Curator assists in coordinating response efforts to stranded animals and facilitates research endeavors involving the animal collections.
Requirements - Bachelor's degree in Biology, Marine Science or related field; advanced degree desired. A minimum of ten year's experience in marine animal husbandry and management with emphasis on marine animals. Three to five years in a curatorial position or equivalent. Ability to effectively lead and direct staff as ambassadors of the marine mammal and birds collection through education and research activities. Excellent communication skills and ability to foster teamwork.
This position offers a competitive salary and benefits.
Interested parties should send a C.V. in confidence to:
James Abruzzo
Managing Director, Nonprofit Practice
DHR International, Inc.
c/o Jeremy Dewey
jdewey at dhrinternational.com
The Mystic Aquarium is an equal opportunity employer.
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