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Pejepscot Historical Society Seeks Museum Services Manager

12 Jul 2016 8:53 AM | Anonymous member

Pejepscot Historical Society seeks an experienced, detailed, outgoing, and creative individual to serve as Museum Services Manager for the Pejepscot Museum and Research Center, the Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum, and the Skolfield-Whittier House.

The Museum Services manager assists with day-to-day operations of the museums, including opening and closing, greeting and assisting guests, providing assistance to researchers, managing volunteer tour guides and tour programs, processing mailings and maintaining donor records, updating the website and social media accounts, assisting with exhibit preparation, and other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

Strong written, verbal, interpersonal, and technological skills are required, as well as facility with databases. A background in historical research is required; a bachelor’s and/or advanced degree in the humanities, along with a strong interest in the questions and issues involved in local history, is highly desirable. A willingness to serve as needed in a small organization is essential.

This position is approximately 35 hours per week from May to October and approximately 24 hours per week in the off season of October through May. During the museum season, the Museum Services Manager works Tuesdays through Saturdays. During the off season, s/he works Wednesdays through Fridays. Some additional evening and weekend hours are required.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact info of three professional references to director@pejepscothistorical.org by July 29, 2016. A more detailed position description is available upon request.

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