Pejepscot Historical Society in Brunswick seeks a part-time site manager for our Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum for Summer 2014. The site manager will be responsible for all functions of the museum, including: opening and closing facility; welcoming and assisting guests; coordinating and managing volunteer tour guides; keeping museum facility and grounds clean and welcoming; operating cash register in museum shop; and answering questions about museum, historical society, and local area.
The ideal site manager will be friendly, organized, approachable, and willing to address unexpected needs as they arise. An interest in Maine and Civil War history is helpful, as is an understanding of those who care deeply about Joshua Chamberlain, his home, and his place in Maine and Civil War history.
Hours will range from about 12 to 20 per week. Must be able to work weekends (museum is open 10-4 Tues-Sat and 1-4 Sun). The museum season is mid May through mid October.
Interested applicants are invited to send resumes, cover letters, and names and contact info for three references to Jennifer Blanchard, executive director of Pejepscot Historical Society, at firstname.lastname@example.org.