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  • 25 Mar 2022 6:20 PM | Erik Flesch

    The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums | City of Platteville is now recruiting for a half-time Museum Specialist in Education. The position will develop, implement, and evaluate a wide range of educational programs for students, teachers, families, and life-long learners that bring the Museum's mission and vision to life. This is a permanent, year-round, half-time (20 hrs/wk) position, offering a minimum starting hourly wage of $18.74, based on relevant experience.

    The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums is a department of the City of Platteville as well as a mission-driven membership and entrepreneurial organization. The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums are the eastern bookend of the Main Street business district in Platteville. The Museum campus includes scenic greenspace, pollinator gardens, a real underground mine from the pre-Civil War Lead Rush, a railroad amusement ride pulled by a 1931 mine locomotive, and picturesque interpretive structures listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Museum celebrates Wisconsin’s know-how and can-do spirit as expressed in the mining region where Wisconsin and its Badger State identity was born. Since its founding in 1965, the Museum has welcomed hundreds of thousands of visitors, a third of them school children. The Museum is Platteville’s leading tourist attraction and the largest in the tri-state area (Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa) interpreting the mineral heritage of the famous Upper Mississippi Valley district.

    Full description and application information available at https://www.platteville.org/jobs

    To apply: Please submit a current resume, cover letter, and City of Platteville application form to Museum Director Erik Flesch at museumdirector@platteville.org or mailed to The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums, PO Box 780, Platteville, WI 53818. 

  • 23 Mar 2022 5:42 PM | Erik Flesch

    The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums | City of Platteville is now recruiting part-time seasonal tour guides to deliver guided tours, train rides, seasonal programs, and to offer great customer service in the museum store. Guides will educate and entertain participants of all ages on adventures both underground and above ground. Training in narratives that span both the humanities and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) is provided.

    The tour season runs May through October 2022, with both weekend and weekday hours from 10 a.m. to 5 pm. We offer flexible part-time (14-35 hours per week) schedules, a fun work environment, and a reciprocal agreement with dozens of regional attractions offering free or deeply discounted admission for museum employees and guests. Must be able to negotiate 90 steps in and out of the mine, successfully complete guide training, and pass a City-mandated background check. Starting wage is $9-$11 per hour, based on experience. The full job description and application materials are available at www.platteville.org/jobs

    To apply: Please submit a current resume, cover letter, and City of Platteville application form to Museum Director Erik Flesch at museumdirector@platteville.org or mailed to The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums, PO Box 780, Platteville, WI 53818. 

    The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums is a department of the City of Platteville as well as a mission-driven membership and entrepreneurial organization. The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums are the eastern bookend of the Main Street business district in Platteville. The Museum campus includes scenic greenspace, pollinator gardens, a real underground mine from the pre-Civil War Lead Rush, a railroad amusement ride pulled by a 1931 mine locomotive, and picturesque interpretive structures listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Museum celebrates Wisconsin’s know-how and can-do spirit as expressed in the mining region where Wisconsin and its Badger State identity was born. Since its founding in 1965, the Museum has welcomed hundreds of thousands of visitors, a third of them school children. The Museum is Platteville’s leading tourist attraction and the largest in the tri-state area (Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa) interpreting the mineral heritage of the famous Upper Mississippi Valley district.

    If you are interested in learning more or if you have questions, please contact Museum Director Erik Flesch at (608) 348-3301 or museumdirector@platteville.org.

  • 22 Mar 2022 12:43 PM | Anonymous

    The Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park, a non-profit museum in the Eastport community of Annapolis, seeks an organized, personable, and enthusiastic individual, who provides oversight and support for programs aboard its historic skipjack Wilma Lee and guest services at its Museum Campus.

    About the Museum:

    The Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park educates youth and adults about the area’s rich maritime heritage and the ecology of the Chesapeake Bay through programs, exhibits and community events. We accomplish this mission through an engaging suite of hands-on programming and by bringing visitors to our two unique locations, both on Back Creek. The Museum is open to the public Tuesday – Sunday, 10am – 3pm.

    Job Description:

    Reporting to the Museum Operations Coordinator, the Guest Services Assistant is responsible for overseeing daily guest satisfaction, programming, and operations aboard its historic skipjack Wilma Lee and at the museum’s front desk.

    The main areas of focus for this position are:

    ·         40% visitor services operations of the Museum Campus

    ·         60% programming operations of the Wilma Lee

    This is a part-time position – 20 hours per week, located at the Museum Campus in Eastport - 723 Second Street Annapolis, MD 21403.

    Duties of the position include:

    Wilma Lee

    ·         Cruises

    o   Manage ticketing of Wilma Lee public and specialty cruises and ensure effective and accurate communication with customers on departure locations, weather cancellations, etc.

    o   Manage and update Wilma Lee specific pages on museum’s official website (amaritime.org).

    o   Work closely with Captain of Wilma Lee to implement specialty cruises and programs on Wilma Lee including vendor coordination.

    o   Act as U.S. Coast Guard point of contact – receive passenger count.

    o   Confirm heritage cruise volunteer docents for each scheduled cruise - weekly.

    o   Coordinate food, beverage, and merchandise needs based on inventory counts provided by First Mate.

    ·         Education Programs

    o   Schedule education programs for groups, schools, camps.

    ·         Customer Service

    o   Provide exceptional customer service including ticket sales, order troubleshooting, and day-of questions and calls.

    o   Manage all order refunds/reschedules in museum’s database: Altru – training provided.

    o   Collect and analyze visitor feedback weekly via digital engagement platforms (social media, Trip Advisor, etc.).

    o   Manage the on-board cell phone and official merchandise POS (Square).

    o   Coordinate specialty cruise details including communication with partners.

    Museum

    ·         Visitor Services

    o   Acts as on-site visitor services representative during museum operating hours if volunteers are not available.

    • o   Responsible for opening and closing the museum and for accurate record of transactions on the cash register through software platform (Altru) including admissions, event tickets, merchandise sales, and membership sales and balance the day’s business in the appropriate manner.
    • o   Provides tours of the exhibition spaces as needed and answers the telephone.
    • o   Ensure professional appearance and maintenance of front-of-house Visitor Services areas, including galley and restrooms.
    • o   Assist in training new and existing volunteers through hands-on, day-of interactions.

    ·         Visiting Groups

    o   Schedules group sales for tours at the Museum Campus for groups (including but not limited to private, corporate, school groups and more) using Altru system.

    ·         Museum Gift Shop

    o   Drive sales through engagement of customers and sharing product knowledge.

    o   Maintains museum shop inventory, re-stocks, and notifies the Museum Operations Coordinator of low merchandise levels.

    o   Fulfills online merchandise orders and adjusts inventories.

    o   Creates sales reports using museum’s database/point of sale (Altru) and WooCommerce.

    Expertise and Skills Required for the Position:

    ·         Strong skills including planning, coordination, and organization is required and experience working with volunteers and/or organizing community events and activities is preferred.

    ·         Ability to perform physical work, including working in outdoor elements and lifting up to 50 lbs. unaided is required.

    ·         General knowledge and interest in maritime history and ecology of the Chesapeake Bay is preferred.

    ·         Computer proficiency with Microsoft.

    ·         Ability to articulate and mission and values of the Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park.

    Qualifications:

    A high school degree or GED and at least 2 years of experience is preferred; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.

    Hours: Regular part-time; some weekends required. Flex schedules available.

    Travel: No travel required.

    Compensation:  The range for the hourly rate for this position is $15 to $18 per hour and is based upon a wage analysis across the organization. The Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park values work-life balance and a family-friendly atmosphere.

    To apply, send resume to museum@amaritime.org with the position title and your first and last name in the subject line.

    The Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Visit our website at www.amaritime.org 



  • 22 Mar 2022 11:10 AM | Erik Flesch

    Are you enthusiastic about the Driftless Area and local history, and interested in sharing this place with people from around the world? The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums | City of Platteville is now recruiting for a half-time Museum Specialist in Visitor Services. The position will develop, implement, and evaluate our tour program and Museum Store retail operation, while creating meaningful interpretive experiences through exhibit elements, events, and programs that bring the Museum’s mission to life. This is a seasonal position with potential to become permanent with year-round employment. The starting hourly wage will be between $15.00 - $18.74, based on relevant experience.

    The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums is a department of the City of Platteville as well as a mission-driven membership and entrepreneurial organization. The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums are the eastern bookend of the Main Street business district in Platteville. The Museum campus includes scenic greenspace, pollinator gardens, a real underground mine from the pre-Civil War Lead Rush, a railroad amusement ride pulled by a 1931 mine locomotive, and picturesque interpretive structures listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Museum celebrates Wisconsin’s know-how and can-do spirit as expressed in the mining region where Wisconsin and its Badger State identity was born. Since its founding in 1965, the Museum has welcomed hundreds of thousands of visitors, a third of them school children. The Museum is Platteville’s leading tourist attraction and the largest in the tri-state area (Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa) interpreting the mineral heritage of the famous Upper Mississippi Valley district.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Manages guest relations. Oversees online and in-person booking of tours and programs, the collection of entrance and tour fees, and gift store sales.
    • Manages business aspect of guest relations, including: opening/closing register, banking, performing evening reports, maintaining attendance reports.
    • Supervises and schedules paid and volunteer visitor services staff members to ensure outstanding guest experience.
    • Trains visitor services staff and volunteers in collaboration with the Museum Education Coordinator.
    • Oversees Museum Store to enhance the guest experience. Curates products for sale, and manages point-of-sale system and online store.
    • Works both independently and with a team to develop new tours/programs/special events that are creative, engaging and dynamic in coordination with Museum Director and other Museum staff. Coordinates existing events as assigned.
    • Operates and handles all aspects of train amusement ride including daily safety check, taking and returning train from stored location, and driving train with guest passengers.
    • Working weekends, some evenings and holidays is required.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum education: High School diploma or equivalent (Bachelor’s degree or higher with a major in the sciences, business, communications, history, museum studies, hospitality or related field preferred), and
    • Related work experience of 1 to 4 years, or
    • Any equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Knowledge of local history, experience with developing and delivering interpretative programs to a broad audience (including youth) and supervisory experience preferred.
    • Valid driver’s license.

    How to Apply

    Please submit a current resume, cover letter, and completed  City of Platteville Employment Application (available at https://www.platteville.org/jobs) to Erik Flesch, Museum Director, via email at museumdirector@platteville.org or by mail to the address below. Applications will be accepted until the position is full.

    The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums

    Attn: Museum Director

    PO Box 780

    Platteville, WI 53818

    For questions, please contact:

    Erik Flesch, Museum Director

    608-348-1837 ext. 2225 or museumdirector@platteville.org


  • 15 Mar 2022 4:55 PM | Rebecca Hart

    Position: Development Director

    Location: 5055 Hope Road. Vale, NC 28168 (20 mins from Hickory, 30 mins from Morganton)

    Compensation: $60,000 with benefits (Healthcare coverage and simple IRA retirement with a company match of up to 3%)

    Work Schedule: Monday to Friday with one weekend event a month. Some travel and overnights associated with events, training or seminars may be required. Moderate flexibility and occasional remote workdays are granted.


    About Hart Square Foundation

    Hart Square Village is the nation’s largest collection of historic log cabins in the United States. These pioneer structures range from 1760 to 1880 and are furnished authentically with early American antiques. The collection, contents and land was donated recently by the Hart family with the Foundation just completing a 3.5 million dollar capital campaign to build a 16,000 square foot education center for teaching traditional American crafts and trades, curating historic programming, and more. 


    Diversity Statement

    We strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize that the history we preserve is diverse, and strive to celebrate that in the workplace.


    Mission

    Hart Square Foundation preserves the log structures, trades and culture housed at Hart Square Village. Through preservation and sharing, the foundation inspires the ingenuity, resourcefulness, and resilience of our pioneer ancestors.


    General Function

    The Development Director is primarily responsible for securing the funding for the annual budget as prepared by the staff and approved by the Board. 


    Essential Duties

    1. Create and successfully implement Fundraising and Development Plan and annual fundraising activities to include annual fund, grants, special events, and solicitation of individuals, businesses, foundations and civic organizations.

    2. Review and evaluate the Fundraising and Development Plan monthly to determine effectiveness, utilization of identified strategies and make necessary adjustments to ensure goals are met.

    3. Collaborate closely with the Executive Director in assessing the Marketing and Fundraising plans as well as support the ED through the management of fundraising events, board fundraising, major solicitation events, individual “asks,” and planned giving.

    4. Track and report metrics based on the Budget Goals and Development Plan on a monthly basis to the Executive Director to track progress and ensure goals are met.

    5. Conduct daily and ongoing “touches” through personalized communication to potential donors and current donors.

    6. Communicate the organization’s goals, successes, stories and needs to the community through all media, presentations, and other means as appropriate. 

    7. Manage the donor cycle to assure that appropriate attention is being given to cultivation and stewardship and drive donation growth

    8. When the Executive Director is unavailable, represent the organization at community events and speak to community groups on behalf of the organization to promote the mission and foster engagement in volunteerism and donations

    9. Build relationships through active engagement with donors and potential donors through ongoing communication and recognition at events, community meetings, phone calls and other forms of effective communication or solicitation techniques.

    10. Supervise data entry and ensure the integrity of the information in the donor database, volunteer database as well as ensure that thank you letters and other donor related marketing materials are mailed in a timely manner.  Conduct weekly data integrity report reviews for the accuracy of this information.

    11. Plan, develop, implement and manage a marketing plan including increasing the organization’s presence in the media, building and strengthening new and existing donor relationships through individual giving programs, sponsorship programs, matching gift programs and planned giving

    12. Work closely with the website manager to ensure updates to website, e-newsletter, and social media have a consistent message based on the fundraising and marketing plan

    13. Perform other duties as may be assigned.



    Qualifications

    • Commitment to the mission and values of the organization

    • Bachelor’s degree (required)

    • Five-plus years experience in development

    • Goal driven and results oriented with a consistent record of fundraising within goal

    • Knowledge of Blackbaud Altru or other comparable donor database systems

    • Experience working with state and local governments and municipalities preferred

    • Must have a valid driver’s license



    How to apply:

    Please email resume and grant writing sample to rebecca@hartsquare.com



  • 15 Mar 2022 1:22 PM | Robert Clark

    JOB TITLE: Vice President, Advancement
    EMPLOYMENT CATEGORY: Full-Time / Salaried, Exempt (40 hours/week)
    SALARY RANGE: $75,000 - $85,000 (starting salary, subject to qualifications, plus bonus potential)
    REPORTS TO: President/CEO

    POSITION SUMMARY
    Historic Annapolis, Inc. (HA) is seeking a highly motivated, energetic leader for the position of Vice President of Advancement. This is an exceptional opportunity to join the senior management team at HA, the leading non-profit preservation and history organization in Annapolis, Maryland. HA’s visibility has grown considerably in the past few years, and this position provides an opportunity for an individual to grow professionally alongside an impactful organization, making connections with our past to envision a better future for the entire community. It is an exciting time of growth and change in the history of our organization, and we invite you to consider joining the leadership team at Historic Annapolis.

    This full-time exempt position is based in our executive offices at Shiplap House (c. 1715), steps from City Dock in the heart of the Annapolis Historic District. The position offers a competitive salary, commensurate with experience, and a generous benefits plan which includes paid leave, holidays, and health coverage. This position serves a critical role by leading HA’s Development and Marketing Department. The VP of Advancement will work closely with the President/CEO and Board of Trustees in developing and implementing an integrated long-range fundraising strategy to meet revenue goals, to include campaign priorities, major gifts, planned giving, annual giving efforts, and membership. The VP of Advancement is also responsible for  supervising marketing activities.

    The ideal candidate will have a passion for our organization and mission, possess superb verbal and written communication skills, and bring a proven ability to expand the donor base and grow overall donor contributions as part of a diverse and sustainable fundraising plan.

    Please visit https://www.annapolis.org/support/employment-internships for the full job description. Interested applications should submit a cover letter and resume, including salary requirements, to Ms. Lucy Mikhailova at lucy.mikhailova@annapolis.org by April 15, 2022.

  • 09 Mar 2022 9:21 AM | Lisa Simpson Lutts

    The Castine Historical Society offers a graduate level internship for students enrolled in master’s degree or Ph.D. programs in museum studies, history, public history, or archival studies.

    The Historical Society’s collections include a broad array of archival records, photographs and objects. There are consequently a number of potential projects for the intern to focus on depending on their area of interest, mainly including processing archival collections and creating associated finding aids, cataloging and digitizing photography collections, and/or labeling and cataloging 3D object collections in Past Perfect Web Edition. Depending on the desired outcome, the internship could focus specifically on one of these areas, or combine them to obtain a broader overview. The intern will also assist with walking tours.

    The internship contract is for eight weeks at 35 hours/week, and is compensated with a $3,000 stipend. The start date is flexible between June 20 and July 5, 2022. To apply, please submit a cover letter including your desired area of focus, your current course of study, learning outcome requirements (if applicable), a resume, and a letter of support from a faculty member in your graduate program, as well as contact information for two additional references. The deadline is wednesday, April 20, 2022. Please email application materials to Jules Thomson at curator@castinehistoricalsociety.org or mail to Castine Historical Society, P.O. Box 238, Castine, Maine 04421. Interviews will be conducted virtually via Zoom.

    The Castine Historical Society is committed to fostering equity and inclusion in the public history and information science fields. We strongly encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply.

    For more details please see: https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/2022-historical-society-archives-and-public-history-internship/

  • 08 Mar 2022 5:32 PM | Catherine Pears

    The Alexandria Museum of Art in Alexandria, Louisiana is seeking a museum professional to fill the Registrar/Curatorial Assistant position. The position requires a Master’s degree in Art History or Museum Studies with an undergraduate degree in Art History and some experience with the duties of a museum registrar. Familiarity with Modern and Contemporary Southern and American artists is preferred. The successful applicant will have knowledge of best practices of accredited museums as set forth by the American Association of Museums, be familiar with Past Perfect collections management software, have the ability to network and build relationships with artists, galleries and other museums, be familiar with registrar procedures, and be a team player. 

    Starting salary is $36,000 with full benefits, full time, 40 hours per week flexing with the needs of the Museum schedule to include some nights and weekends.

    For complete job description and how to apply please visit this link:

    https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU/job/0100-Alexandria-Museum-Of-Art/Alexandria-Museum-of-Art-Museum-Registrar-Curatorial-Assistant_R00064838


  • 08 Mar 2022 10:26 AM | Natalie Osorio

    Type: Full-time with Benefits 

    ABOUT THE BIGGS MUSEUM

    The Biggs Museum of American Art is a dynamic regional art museum in Dover, Delaware, founded in 1993 by collector Sewell C. Biggs. The Biggs Museum is nationally recognized for its exceptional collections of American decorative arts of Delaware and the Delaware River valley, and for its collections of American art from 1700 to the present. It is accredited by the AAM. Since opening, the Biggs has tripled its operating budget and doubled its exhibition space and programs. It welcomes 10,000 visitors per year and has 350 members. The Visitor Services and Membership Manager will play an important role in reaching the institution’s strategic goals for the future.

      

    JOB SUMMARY

    The Visitor Services and Membership Manager splits time between front desk operations and a separate desk in order to:

    • Manage and Coordinate the front desk operation of the museum
    • Manage the point-of-sale system as it relates to merchandise, admission and membership and its interface with our donor database, Donor Perfect.
    • Execute all membership mailings
    • Maintain a robust and successful membership program
    • Manage up to 10 part-time staff and volunteers to work successfully with visitors to enhance the visitor experience and to promote the value of membership.
    • Reports to the Executive Director and interacts with various levels of staff, board members, volunteers and visitors.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    • Visitor Services:
      • Deliver superior customer service serving as the museums front line ambassador, proactively engaging with visitors and building relationships for the institution
      • Supervise and schedule visitor services staff and volunteers
      • Administer the admissions process, collecting contact information and encouraging repeat visitation and membership
      • Provide reports related to visitation to internal and external stakeholders Observe and maintain awareness of potential security issues.
      • Provide information to visitors about current exhibitions and upcoming programs
      • Assist with answering the main phone line in order to provide callers with the information they need Collect merchandise quarterly from artists for gift shop and enter said merchandise into point of sale system.
      • Work with Delaware By Hand (DBH) artists to sell their items on consignment in museum gift shop
      • Utilize POS terminal to sell admission and event tickets and merchandise, process memberships, and enter donations
      • Close daily accounts when in charge
      • Other related duties as required
    • Membership:
      • Develop and execute membership events
      • Process new memberships and renewals, ensuring that all data is consistently accurate and up-to-date within AGILE point of sale system, taking care to remove duplicates and add proper salutations, etc.
      • Work collaboratively with other staff on campaigns for programs related to membership. Manage and execute membership mailings related to fulfillment, renewals and an annual drive
      • Other related duties as assigned

     

    • Special Events:
      • Attend special events to lead visitor services presence and/or promote membership This includes but is not limited to set-up and tear down of tables and chairs, decorating, catering support, registration table services and clean-up
      • Frequent program support including but not limited to greeting speakers, technology support and event facilitation. Manage visitor services volunteers
      • Organize opening receptions, annual membership events and other events, as assigned
      • Other related duties as assigned

     

    SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

    • A Bachelor’s degree coupled with 3+ years of visitor/guest services experience, retail sales experience, or the equivalent combination of education and experience (preferably in a museum setting)
    • Highly energetic with a positive attitude that is driven, creative and resourceful
    • Polished customer service skills
    • Professional and personable demeanor; interact effectively and appropriately with diverse groups of colleagues and visitors
    • Computer and database skills are required and essential; a
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office including mail merge function
    • Responsible for closing and balancing the daily accounts and tracking visitation
    • Flexibility and the ability to make thoughtful independent decisions in a fast-paced environment
      Strong verbal and written communications skills
    • Ability to meet ongoing deadlines and deliver an accurate work product
    • Ability to follow oral and written instructions; maintain cooperative working relationships; demonstrate sensitivity to and respect for a diverse population
    • Ability to meet ongoing deadlines and deliver an accurate work product.
    • Work independently with moderate supervision
    • Ability to troubleshoot systems and to think creatively to solve problems
    • Flexible with the ability to make thoughtful, independent decisions in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs. unassisted
    • Must reside in the vicinity of Dover, DE

    WORK SCHEDULE

    Generally comprises of five 7-hour work days from Monday-Friday with some Saturdays, until trained. Extra hours related to special event coverage may be required in order to meet position requirements. Actual days and hours of work will be communicated in line with the Museum’s regular work scheduling practice.

    SALARY

    $45,000

    BENEFITS                                                                                                                                           

    BMAA provides a comprehensive program of benefits that includes:

    • Paid time off, comp time and paid holidays
    • Medical, dental & vision insurance
    • Basic life and AD&D, &short term/long term disability
    • Retirement plan

    TO APPLY:                                                                                                                                

    Interested applicants: Please send a resume and cover letter addressed to the Assistant to the Executive Director, Natalie Osorio, to nosorio@biggsmuseum.org no later than March 31, 2022. No phone calls, please.


  • 07 Mar 2022 12:02 PM | Kimberly Praria

    Opportunity Overview

    Historic Fallsington, Inc. seeks a responsible individual for the position of part-time museum assistant.  The ideal candidate has an interest in history, decorative arts, or related fields and will be passionate about furthering our mission to share the rich culture and history of the village of Fallsington. In order to fulfill the needs of the position, the candidate must be able to navigate stairs, carry up to 20 pounds, and travel the site on foot.

    Responsibilties

    The assistant will participate in various aspects of day-to-day operations of this historic site by delivering guided tours of our three historic buildings, coordinating gift shop sales, assisting with public programs, completing general clerical duties, acting in a supportive capacity relative to basic museum collections care, and complete other duties as assigned. 

    The Museum Assistant reports directly to the Executive Director.   After general orientation, the Assistant will be given general direction, but is expected to perform job related tasks independently.

    Compensation

    This is a part-time position (approximately 21 hours per week).   Candidate must be able to work scheduled weekdays and Saturdays with occasional evening hours. Any programs requiring additional hours will be discussed in advance.  Compensation: $11.00/hour.

    To apply, e-mail or mail a copy of your cover letter and resume, including references to Ms. Kimberly D. Praria , Executive Director at info@historicfallsington.net

    Historic Fallsington, Inc. Mission Statement

    To preserve the historical significance of the Village of Fallsington for future generations and to educate the public about its culture and rich history.


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