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1163 3rd St. East • Hardin, MT 59034 406.665.1671

2 open positions available. Please send resume to director@bighorncountymuseum.org or pick up application at museum, 1163 3rd St East Hardin, MT 59034 

 

Big Horn County Historical Museum

Position Description

 

Title: Assistant Director

Accountable To: Museum Director

Description: The Assistant Director performs a wide variety of Museum & State Visitor Center tasks. Will supervise in the absence of the Museum Director. 

Major Duties:

Responsibilities include assisting in setting up displays and exhibits, cleaning, filing, record keeping, research, cataloging, assisting in maintaining benefactors’ lists and respond to routine correspondence received and light routine cleaning of buildings.

Maintains and oversees museum gift shop and Montana State Visitor Center; orders brochures, books and various other gift shop items; schedules employees, provides employees with training, and compiles data for required reports to Travel Montana.

Maintains membership, memorials and daily attendance records and considerable contact with the public is necessary. Assisting in planning and running fundraising events throughout the year. Attends conferences and workshops as requested.

Performs other duties that may be assigned.

Supervision: The Assistant Director is responsible to the Museum Director. He/She will supervise museum staff, visitor center staff, community service workers and volunteers in the absence of the Director.

Education, Training and Experience Requirements:  High School degree and some work experience; typing and computer skills necessary; ability to be flexible; ability to follow oral and written instructions; experience working with the public helpful.

The work requires considerable physical exertion. Because of limitation of staff, it may be necessary to assist the maintenance staff in outside work or in emergency situations. Physical requirements including climbing, walking, bending, stooping, climbing ladders, and lifting up to 25# (greater with assistance.) Duties are performed in surroundings where undesirable physical conditions and hazards are minor and controllable.

 

 

 

 

Big Horn County Historical Museum

Position Description

Job Title: Museum Assistant

Accountable To: Museum Director and Assistant Director

Description: The Museum Assistant, under general supervision, performs a wide variety of museum and gift shop tasks. Work varies following established standards and procedures.

Major Duties: Performs routine museum office tasks including, answering telephone, typing, filing, greeting guests, assisting with research, may respond to routine correspondence received and take part in the cleaning of museum buildings.

Assists in routine operation of the gift shop, assist in maintaining travel center information. Schedule and assist with research appointments.

Assists in setting up displays and exhibits, organize and direct acquisition meetings. Attend conferences and workshops as requested. Contribute in quarterly newsletters.

Supervision:  The Museum Assistant is responsible to the Museum Director and Assistant Director. May be required to supervise volunteers and community service workers in the absence of the Director and/or Assistant Director.

Education, Training, and Experience Requirements: High School graduate and some work experience; typing and computer skills necessary; ability to follow oral and written communication; experience working with the public helpful; ability to be flexible.

Essential Job Functions: The work requires considerable physical exertion. Because of limitation of staff, it may be necessary to assist the maintenance staff in outside work or in emergency situations. Physical requirements including climbing, walking, bending, stooping, climbing ladders, and lifting up to 25lbs (greater with assistance). Duties are performed in surroundings where undesirable physical conditions and hazards are minor and controllable.