Applications due August 22, 2014.

The Assistant Director will work with the Executive Director to manage daily operations of the Society, complete projects based on organizational goals, and foster an appreciation of history in a welcoming environment. This is year-round, part-time position (20 hours maximum per week) including day-time hours on Thursday and Saturday. DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES • Develop, implement and manage a comprehensive volunteer program; • Assist in the development of written policies and procedures; • Responsible for retail operations at the Old Jail; • Supports membership and fundraising program, including maintaining accurate records and writing acknowledgements • Assists in managing Society facilities, including the Old Jail and Potter and Quaker cemeteries; • Works with the Executive Director to plan and execute exhibits, programs and events; • Responding to member and public inquiries in a professional and timely manner; • Gives tours as necessary. • Some evening hours may be required for special events and programs. KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, SKILLS REQUIRED • Passion for history, museums and preservation required. • Minimum of one year of experience in a museum or comparable institution • Knowledge of collections management. • Strong computer, oral communication and writing skills required. • Must present a professional appearance and strong customer service skills. • Excellent time management, organizational skills, accountability, creativity, independent judgment, collaborative working style, can-do attitude and positive outlook. Competitive hourly pay rate. Application deadline: August 22, 2014, or until filled. Please submit letter describing your interest, related skills and experience as they relate to the position, a résumé, and references to Executive Director, Pettaquamscutt Historical Society, at NO walk-ins or phone calls accepted. EEOC.
Posted on: 07/29/2014