Designated Franklin County, NY Historian by the Franklin County Legislature
Designated Town & Village Historian for Malone, NY

Job Opening

Mission Support Specialist
Job Description
The Mission Support Specialist provides support to the Board of Trustees, volunteers, members, and the general public. This important, part-time position is responsible for a wide range of administrative and museum-related duties. These include processing email and physical correspondence; answering the phone; assisting members, volunteers, and the public with requests for information; data entry; clerical support; historical research and transcription; assisting with collections processing; helping with museum tours; and the daily opening and closing of the museum.
Foster a welcoming and friendly atmosphere for all of our public visitors, members, volunteers, and board members.
Provide an excellent visitor experience, whether it is at the museum or Schryer Center, over the telephone, or via our Facebook page or website.
Pick up and sort all physical and digital correspondence. Direct to the appropriate person, or answer, if you are able.
Promote and process FCHMS membership.
Assist with collections data entry, processing, and storage.
General clerical duties
Daily opening and closing of the museum
Docent duties: Conduct and/or coordinate museum tours for visitors.
At least two years of office management experience is preferred, but not required.
Strong organizational and project management skills
Ability to work independently and collaboratively
Proficiency with computers and software applications preferred
Excellent written, verbal, and inter-personal communication skills
Punctuality and reliable transportation
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Part-time position
Maximum of 18 hours per week at $13.00 per hour (much less during winter months)
Summer open hours: Tuesday through Friday, noon to 4 PM
Winter hours: to be determined
Note: Occasional evening or weekend hours may be needed for special events, tours, or time-sensitive projects. These will be coordinated as far in advance as possible with consideration to pre-existing commitments.
Email questions and/or cover letter and resumeĀ“ to with Subject: Mission Support Specialist. Application must be received by May 8.

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