Events for November 2022

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Visitor Services Coordinator

Position Type:

Part Time, 20 hours per week average Tuesday – Saturday

Saturdays, Sundays and evenings as scheduled for programs.

 

Pay:

$16.50 – $17.50 per hour.

 

Position Summary:

The Visitor Services Coordinator is responsible for the ensuring the smooth daily operation of the Brown County Historical Society. The Visitor Services Coordinator also manages the BCHS volunteer program.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manages visitor services to assure consistency in operations and presentation of the BCHS to visitors.
  • Manages the BCHS volunteer program.
  • Assists with the historical society’s general office, financial functions, and visitor reception areas according to established procedures.
  • Manages museum store inventory and sales.
  • Maintains the museum calendar.
  • Supports daily operations of museum

 

Specific Duties:  To be carried out according to established procedures

  • Supports museum store including ordering, pricing, displaying and taking inventory at the end of the year.
  • Manages point of sale functions.
  • Schedules, trains and supervises volunteers as assigned.
  • Recruits, retains, and rewards BCHS volunteers; manages the volunteer program according to established procedures including database management, record keeping, orientation and training.
  • Oversees visitor services – coordinates museum store displays with events, visitor evaluations, consistent meet-n-greet, brochures stocked, cleanliness, updated signage and attendance records.
  • Shares duties for museum reception area: sales, answering phone and directing calls as needed.
  • Orders supplies for the museum (office and maintenance).

 

Other Duties:

  • Opens and closes the museum and assists museum visitors as needed.
  • Serves as an emergency building security contact person with other staff as assigned.
  • All other duties as assigned by position supervisor.

 

Qualifications:

  • 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
  • Ability to lift 20 pounds

 

Supervisor:  The Visitor Services Coordinator position is supervised by the Executive Director of the BCHS.

Program Coordinator

Position Type:

Part Time, 20 hours per week average Tuesday – Saturday

Saturdays, Sundays and evenings as scheduled for programs.

 

Pay:

$16.50 – $17.50 per hour.

 

Position Summary:

The Program Coordinator is responsible for carrying out programs, tours, events, and educational activities for the Brown County Historical Society.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manages BCHS programs – develops, coordinates, presents and maintains BCHS programs including tours, in-house & outreach programs, and special events.
  • Interfaces with educators, libraries, groups and organizations in Brown County to develop partnerships.
  • Assists with promotion of BCHS programs & services including designing flyers and other materials.
  • Manages the Kiesling House program.

 

Specific Duties:  To be carried out according to established procedures

  • Researches, develops, implements, schedules, coordinates and evaluates programs and services.
  • Maintains relationships with partnering organizations for programs and services.
  • Supports BCHS promotions and marketing: designs flyers, distributes flyers, posts on calendars, drafts press releases, posts on the website, Mail Chimp and Facebook as assigned.
  • Responsible for the Kiesling House program including scheduling demonstrations, staffing and activities.
  • Shares duties for museum reception area: sales, answering phone, and directing calls as needed.

 

Other Duties:

  • Opens and closes the museum and assists museum visitors as needed.
  • Serves as an emergency building security contact person with other staff as assigned.
  • All other duties as assigned by position supervisor.

 

Qualifications:

  • 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, Publisher, and Mail Merge

 

Supervisor:  The Program Coordinator position is supervised by the Executive Director of the BCHS.