Zoo Registrar Resume

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Shawn Kelly

501 Woodside Circle

Tallahassee, FL 32301



Job Objective Gain employment as Zoo Registrar in a well established firm where I can apply my skills and knowledge.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Outstanding experience in managing all animal records on zoo software
  • Immense knowledge of zoological nomenclature and medical terminology
  • Profound knowledge of exotic animal species and conversation, inventory accession, record-keeping best practices
  • Familiarity with laws regulating animal acquisition, husbandry standards
  • Good understanding of exotic animal species and conservation issues
  • Proficient with ARKS, MedARKS, Microsoft Office Applications, ISIS and ZIMS
  • Wide knowledge of zoo animal records management principles and practices
  • Ability to maintain and prepare records
  • Ability to resolve all inventory issues
  • Ability to comply to all zoo regulations and processes
  • Ability to understand various veterinary terminology
  • Ability to maintain records as per AZA collection standards

Professional Experience:

Zoo Registrar

Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, Tallahassee, FL

August 2007 – Present

  • Maintained and provided update to all animal records for zoo.
  • Performed troubleshoot on computerized animal records on ARKS.
  • Administered zoo transition from various in-house record keeping system.
  • Documented and processes various animal transactions.
  • Ensured compliance to all legal and governmental regulations for animal transfer.
  • Analyzed breeding loan agreements and prepared appropriate documents.
  • Maintained track of all permit applications and provided update.
  • Coordinated with curatorial staff and assisted in animal shipments.


Associate Degree in Zoology

Virginia Highlands Community College, Abingdon, VA

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