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Museum Program Assistant II
Agency: Department of Arkansas Heritage (DAH)
Office: Delta Cultural Center
Date Posted: 12/04/2017
Posting Expires: 12/18/2017
The Museum Program Assistant II is responsible for assisting in museum program development, operation, and coordination activities. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions
Prepares written information concerning scheduled museum events and disseminates material and brochures to inform teachers of museum educational programs for students. Assists in the production of program publications, including press releases and other publicity materials, by contacting individuals to write or assist with writing of articles, and assists in the development of program aids and props. Assists with the coordination and promotion of special events of the agency and maintains contact between visitors and agency personnel for upcoming events/visits. Coordinates activities of volunteers by planning, assigning, and reviewing work, contacts and corresponds with volunteers to provide information concerning agency programs and needs, and secures their assistance for special events and fund-raising activities. Recruits new members and donors by contacting individuals through email and phone calls, provides program membership information, and maintains contact with current members. Researches agency collections and historical events for curatorial and exhibit staff and maintains research files, slides, and research and resource libraries. Schedules and conducts guided tours of historic buildings/sites and organizes and oversees activities during special events. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of museum program activities. Knowledge of research and data collection techniques. Ability to organize and interpret historic data. Ability to prepare and provide written and oral information. Ability to secure funding for museum programs and services.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus three years of experience in cultural arts, history, education, anthropology or a related area. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Preferred Qualifications
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Agency Specific Information

This is a part time position with the Delta Cultural Center in Helena. This position will work a maximum of 79 hours per calendar month and earns $12.5163 per hour. For more information about us please visit us at 141 Cherry St, Helena or on the web at

Job Duties:
Develops and implements museum educational programming for students, teachers, and the general public.

Organizes and oversees educational activities during special events and exhibits.

Conducts research on collections, historical events, and mission related topics.

Assists in the production and dissemination of publications and publicity materials related to education.

Schedules group tours and conducts guided tours of historic buildings/sites.

Interacts and maintains contact with the general public, researchers, teachers, and students.

Maintains records, generates reports, and supplies information as needed.

May oversee the activities of volunteers to assist in educational programming.

Performs related responsibilities as required or assigned.

Minimum Requirements:
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus three years of experience in cultural arts, history, education, anthropology or a related area.

Special Requirements:
Limited to 79 hours per calendar month. Weekend work is required. Occasional work in the evening for special events, some state holidays, and occasional in-state travel is required. A pre-employment criminal background check is also required. Position is subject to drug screening.

The Work History section of the application must be completed in its entirety. Incomplete applications will not be processed.

Thank you for your interest.
Job Details
Position No.: 22092784
Class Code: P056C
Grade: GS02
Salary Range: $23,335.00 - $33,836.00 per year
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Job Type: Part Time
Location Information
Job City: Helena-West Helena, AR
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Contact Information
Contact name: Debbie Biggs or Jamie Harrison
Phone: 501-324-9150
Email: or Jamie.Harrison@arkans
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