The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum on Sanibel Island, Florida, seeks a collection manager to work on a processing and cataloguing project of its world-class mollusk collection.

The collections manager will be responsible for day-to-day activities in the collection and reports to the Museum Director/Curator.  The position is funded by a “Museums for America” grant from the Institute for Museums and Library Services, under the Collections Stewardship initiative.  This is a full-time (12-month appointment) position, with possible renewal for two additional years.

A complete application will include a letter of application addressing qualifications, CV, statement of collection management philosophy, and representative publications, if applicable. The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Museum offers a competitive benefits package for this full-time position. For full details and application instructions go to

For more information and a complete position description may be obtained by contacting:

José H. Leal, Ph.D., Director and Curator

The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum
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3075 Sanibel-Captiva Road
Sanibel, FL 33957 USA
fax (239)395-6706