Programs Assistant

Company Name: 

Workman & Temple Family Homestead Museum

Address: 

15415 East Don Julian Road
City of Industry, CA 91745

Contact Name: 

Alexandra Rasic

Phone: 

6269688492

Email: 

a.rasic@homesteadmuseum.org

Job Description: 

Position summary:
The Programs Assistant helps with the coordination and execution of public programs including tours, school programs,events, and workshops. Other duties include volunteer staff management, booking tours, scheduling staff for tours and events, preparing the monthly calendar and staff newsletter, marketing efforts including social media and outreach, research and interpretation, and supervising the site on Saturdays.

Breakdown of job duties:
Essential functions
35%- General assistance in coordinating and executing public programs          
Other Duties
15%- Volunteer staff management                               
10%- Booking tours                                      
10%- Scheduling staff                                   
10%- Preparing monthly calendar and newsletter                       
10%- Marketing and outreach                               
5%- Research and interpretation                           
5%- Saturday site supervision                               

Minimum qualifications:

Hold a BA in museum studies, education, history, or a similar interdisciplinary field from an accredited institution; have excellent writing, speaking, interpersonal, organizational, multi-tasking, and problem-solving skills; possess good written and verbal communication skills; hold a valid California driver’s license and a good driving record.

Desired qualifications:
Experience in executing educational programs, working with volunteers, and museum interpretation and historical research. Spanish or Chinese fluency.

Physical characteristics:
Speak, read, and write English fluently; climb and descend ladders and stairs up to 15 feet; lift and carry loads up to 20 pounds; drive an automobile.

Work conditions:
Most work occurs in office conditions, with outdoor work for public programs and Saturday site supervision. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Other information:
This position is non-exempt and full-time (40 hours per week). A competitive salary is offered. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage, and a retirement plan is offered after one year of employment.

Applications are accepted until the position is filled. Please send a letter of interest and resume to:
Alexandra Rasic, Director of Public Programs  •  a.rasic@homesteadmuseum.org