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Role Purpose/Context: The Collection Manager, Biological Sciences is responsible for the collection, preparation, identification, incorporation, loan, scientific study and interpretation of specimens in the South Australian Museum’s Biological Sciences Collections and for facilitating public and research access to the collection. This position is specifically responsible for the co-management of the Museum’s Marine Invertebrates Collection. The Marine Invertebrates collection is represented by 23 phyla and holds more than one million specimen lots including thousands of type specimens. Major components of the collection include molluscs, crustaceans, worms, sponges, jellyfish, corals and sea anemones, sea stars and sea urchins.

Key Selection Criteria:

Essential/Desirable Qualifications: A university degree or diploma in a relevant field, such as Zoology or Biology is desirable.

Special Conditions: Some out of hours’ business work, intra and interstate travel may be required. Engagement in this role may be subject to a satisfactory Department for Communities and Social Inclusion background screening check.

Applications must be via iworkforSA