Part-time Museum Program Assistant Needed for 2019-2020 school year

Position: Museum Program Assistant for the Campbell Museums

 

Pay: $15/hour

 

Hours: 5- 20hrs/ week, depending on our programming schedule and availability. Please note, this is part-time job and the hours will not exceed what is listed.

 

Required Availability: Monday –Friday between 8am-1pm. Occasional evenings for special events.

 

Positions Closes:  Opened until Filled

 

 

Summary: The Campbell Historical Museum & Ainsley House is looking for a Museum Program Assistant to assist with: Museum Education programs which include on site school field trips, museum special events, and museum exhibit planning for education programs

 

Position Description:

The Museum Program Assistant is a part time temporary employee of the City of Campbell.

The Primary duty of the Program Assistant is to assist in running the two popular field trip programs at both Museum sites: Hands-on-History & History Detectives. The position requires the Program Assistant to memorize interpretive materials and give presentations to large groups of children and parents, lead school group tours, and work with classroom teachers.

The Program Assistant may also lead afternoon education programs for home school groups, scout troop visits, afterschool clubs and more

 

The Program Assistant will assist with preparation, coordination and staffing of museum special event programs, such as: History Happy Hour, Spooky Night, Photos with Santa, Holiday Open Houses at the Ainsley House, and more..

 

The ideal candidate will be comfortable leading large groups, working independently, enjoy school age children, and be willing to take initiative to solve problems, be flexible and adaptable to unforeseen circumstances.

Training for all duties will be provided.

 

Requirements:

  • Must be able to work Monday-Friday between 8am-2pm

  • Must be able to work some evenings.

  • Must be available on occasional weekends.

  • Ability to be flexible.

  • Work well with children

  • Ability to lift 35lbs. classroom tables and supplies.

  • Able to learn new computer software programs

  • Able to interact with the public in a pleasant and helpful manner

  • Interest in historical topics and/ or historic preservation

  • Enjoy being a part of a small team and that often wears multiple hats

 

 

Duties:

  • Set up museums for the school programs before each class or event.

  • Facilitate school tours Mon-Fri between 8:30am-1pm

  • Work independently.

  • Organize groups of people.

  • Able to answer phone, email, etc.

  • Other office work will be assigned as needed.

  • Coordinate and staff special events

  • Represent the Campbell Historical Museum & Ainsley House in a positive light.

How to Apply:

Please email a resume and letter of introduction to:

Museum Supervisor

campbellcamuseum@gmail.com

The  Campbell Museums' mission is to interpret and preserve the history of the Campbell area from its early beginnings to today and to relate that history within the context of the Santa Clara Valley region.

Campbell Historical Museum & Ainsley House

51 N. Central Ave

Campbell, CA 95008

408-866-2119

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