Current Openings

Museum Coordinator

Position Type:

Part-time, 24 hours per week: Tuesday – Friday, every other Saturday. Special events as scheduled.


$16.50 – 17.50 per hour

Position Summary:

The museum coordinator handles many of the day-to-day operations of the Brown County Historical Society. The responsibilities include all aspects of front desk operations, including assisting visitors, managing the museum store and point of sale, as well as fostering a welcoming environment for visitors. The museum coordinator also handles general volunteer coordination, the  historical society’s membership program, and administrative assistant duties.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manages visitor services to assure consistency in operations and presentation of the BCHS to visitors.
  • Manages the BCHS volunteer program including all record keeping.
  • Manages the front desk operations.
  • Coordinates the historical society’s general office, financial functions, membership program, memorials,
    donations, and visitor reception areas according to established procedures.
  • Processes invoices for payment including related mailing and record keeping. Makes weekly deposits.
  • Maintains membership program including updating the Past Perfect membership database.
  • Processes bulk mailings.
  • Manages museum store inventory and sales.

Specific Duties:
 To be carried out according to established procedures

  • Maintains membership programs including updating the Past Perfect membership database.
  • Processes membership dues, memorials, donations, and acknowledgements.
  • Manages the volunteer program including database management, record keeping, schedules, supervision, orientation and training.
  • Oversees visitor services – coordinates museum store displays with events, provides consistent meet-n-greet,
    keeps brochures stocked, assure cleanliness, update signage, conduct museum and walking tours.
  • Supports the museum store including ordering, pricing, displaying, and taking inventory at the end of the year.
  • Manages point of sale functions.
  • Orders supplies for the museum (office and maintenance).

Other Duties:

  • Opens and closes the museum and assists museum visitors as needed.
  • All other duties as assigned by position supervisor.


  • A self-starter with ability to work in busy environment and stay on task
  • Excellent communications skills including oral and writing skills
  • Proven organizational skills and ability to pay attention to details
  • Demonstrated ability to work with general office software such as Word, Excel and Mail Merge

Executive Director

For more information, contact BCHS Executive Director Amy Johnson at 507-233-2616. To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to