Director of Collections




Organization: San Diego Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: San Diego, CA, United States
Job or Internship: Job

Deadline to apply: Monday, May 13, 2013

by 9:30 pm Pacific Time

(Non-Union position) Exempt, with benefits. Salary commensurate with experience.

"Put Your Passion For Wildlife To Work"

Under the direction of the Chief Life Sciences Officer, assures that the Society’s zoological and botanical collections are managed and maintained and implements short-term and long-range master plans in support of its exhibition and conservation. A minimum of seven years of curatorial/supervisory experience is required. Experience as a Director or CEO is desirable. A Bachelor’s degree in biological or natural sciences or a related field is necessary. Advanced degree is preferred. Ability to develop, administer and monitor budget as well as prepare and make presentations is necessary. Basic computer literacy and excellent written/oral communication and collaboration skills are essential. Previous import/export of CITES species and a record of active participation in AZA collaborative programs is highly desirable. Ability to travel domestically and internationally is required. Selected candidate must have a valid driver license. For more job information and to apply: www.sandiegozoo.org/jobs. Deadline, 5/13/13.