Museum Assistant Position

09 Jan 2013 3:14 PM | Anonymous member

Museum Assistant

            The Margaret Chase Smith Library, a congressional research library located in Skowhegan, Maine, and dedicated to promoting Senator Smith’s legacy of service, civics, civility, and aspirations, seeks a full-time museum assistant.  The successful candidate will be responsible for visitor services, tour guiding, and museum exhibits.  The assistant will also expand the social media reach of the museum by using the archival collection to provide content on the Internet.

            Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree; Master’s with specialty in twentieth-century US History preferred; several years of museum experience; working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook, PastPerfect database, and social media platforms.  For a full list of responsibilities and qualifications, please see

            Salary range: $26,570 - 27,500 dependent upon skills, plus full University benefits.  This position is contingent on outside funding.

            Please send letter of interest, résumé, writing sample, and names and numbers of three references to: Job Search, c/o Lynnette G. King, Administrator, Margaret Chase Smith Library, 56 Norridgewock Avenue, Skowhegan, ME, 04976.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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