Posted: August 14, 2017, 2:25 pm
The Museum Assistant will work with the Executive Director to ensure effective day to day operations of the Kernersville Museum. The Site Specialist will assist with visitors, help coordinate volunteers, help to maintain the Museum’s website and social media accounts, and assist with collections and exhibits. This is a part time job (20 hours per week). Essential Functions: • Manage the reception of visitors to the Museum during the Museum’s open hours (Tuesday – Friday 1:00 am – 4:00 pm, Saturday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm) • Manage and upkeep the Museum during open hours, which includes answering visitors questions, cleaning exhibits and exhibit space, and recording visitor data • Coordinate volunteers • Assists with collection and archive management • Assist with website management and creation of monthly museum newsletter • Assists with marketing and fundraising events as directed by Executive Director Required Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities • Bachelor’s degree (Museum Studies, History, or Library Sciences preferred) or an equivalent combination of education and experience • Demonstrated high degree of professionalism, integrity, discretion, and dependability; ability to work with minimal supervision • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office applications • Ability to answer questions about the history of the town of Kernersville or the ability to learn in a short period of time. • Knowledge of current exhibits and events or ability to learn in a short period of time • Ability to work Tuesday through Saturday is a must • Self-motivated and committed to continuous improvement • Ability to anticipate problems, critical issues and opportunities as they arise • Ability to use good judgment and individual discretion in responding to inquires • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong command of grammar and English usage in professional business communication, which includes proofreading, editing and typing. • Ability to work some nights for special events • Ability to climb stairs and lift 25 – 50 lbs.