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Company: State of Tennessee
Location: Nashville
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

Job Information State of Tennessee Job Information Opening Date/Time Thur 09/14/2023 12:00AM Central Time Closing Date/Time Wed 09/27/2023 11:59PM Central Time Salary (Monthly) $3,150.00 - $4,733.00 Salary (Annually) $37,800.00 - $56,796.00 Job Type Full-Time City, State Location Nashville, TN Department Tennessee State Museum LOCATION OF (1) POSITION TO BE FILLED: TENNESSEE STATE MUSEUM, MUSEUM ADMINISTRATION DIVISION, DAVIDSON COUNTYQualifications Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree. Necessary Special Qualifications: A valid motor vehicle operator's license is required. Examination Method: Education and Experience, 100%, for Preferred Service positions.Summary Summary: Under immediate supervision, is responsible for professional public contact and informational outreach work of routine difficulty in cultural/educational research and conducting historical state tours; and performs related work as required. Distinguishing Features: An employee in this class is responsible for conducting historical state tours, presenting educational programs both at the museum and at other sites and events. This class differs from that of Museum Program Coordinator in that an incumbent of the latter leads the non-technical research of museum exhibits and historical sites, including providing information to the public, and is not routinely responsible for conducting historical state tours.Responsibilities Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others:

  • Presents interpretive tours and educational programs of the Tennessee State Museum exhibits and the Tennessee State Capitol. Communicating with Persons Outside Organization:
  • Delivers accurate and engaging program presentations.
  • Communicates with teachers and outside public in scheduling tours of the State Museum, Capitol, and Military Branch Museum.
  • Attends and performs educational activities at scheduled outside events.
  • Interacts with legislative officials and office employees.
  • Displays a friendly and welcoming manner to all visitors. Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships:
  • Works in close communication with other Museum department staff.
  • Assists with Museum departments task as assigned. Documenting/Recording Information:
  • Enters information on tours and scheduling as assigned. Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates:
  • Works in close communication with coworkers and supervisors about educational programs.
  • Notifies Public Programs coordinator regarding any problems with tour groups or scheduling. Training and Teaching Others:
  • Conducts educational programs at teacher workshops as assigned by supervisor. Scheduling Work and Activities:
  • Schedules events and programs using VISTA computer software.
  • Meets assigned deadlines for tasks or notifies supervisor if there is any difficulty in meeting deadlines. Getting Information:
  • Talks to teachers and general public obtaining information for tour scheduling.
  • Researches history and culture of Tennessee as assigned.
  • Locates objects for demonstration and other educational programs. Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People:
  • Assesses the age and knowledge level of tour participants in order to present age and knowledge appropriate activities and interpretations, including special needs groups. Performing Administrative Activities:
  • Performs filing, copying, and other miscellaneous clerical work as assigned by coordinator.
  • Assists with maintenance of educational materials such as lesson plans and traveling trunks. Thinking Creatively:
  • Develops and creates new educational programs such as clipboards and traveling trunks as assigned by supervisor.
  • Evaluates and suggests improvements to existing museum educational programs. Interacting With Computers:
  • Uses computer to produce schedules, written essays, and other clerical information as required by supervisor.Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge:
  • Reads historical information to expand knowledge of Tennessee-related historical events, and applies to tours. Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment:
  • Drives museum passenger van.Competencies Competencies:
  • Strategic Agility
  • Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Energy and Drive
  • Action Oriented
  • Organizational Positioning
  • Personal and Interpersonal
  • Presentation Skills
  • Approachability
  • Customer Focus
  • Peer RelationshipsKnowledge:
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • History
  • ClericalSkills:
  • Active Listening
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Speaking
  • Writing
  • Instructing
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Time Management Abilities:
  • Memorization
  • Oral Comprehension
  • Oral Expression
  • Problem Sensitivity
  • Time Sharing
  • Written Comprehension
  • Written Expression
  • Stamina
  • Trunk Strength
  • Auditory Attention
  • Speech Clarity
  • Speech RecognitionTools & Equipment
  • Personal Computer
  • Telephone
  • Fax Machine
  • Copy Machine
  • ScannerTN Driver Standards State of Tennessee positions that may involve driving responsibilities require candidates to meet the following minimum driver qualifications:
  • A valid driver's license
  • For the past five years, the candidate's driver record must not have record of the following violations: driving under the influence (DUI), reckless driving, license suspension for moving violations, more than 4 moving violations.Please include your Driver's License Information under the Licenses and Certifications section of your application.**Agencies may allow an exception based on other factors.

Keywords: State of Tennessee, Nashville , MUSEUM PROGRAM ASSISTANT - 09142023-50464, Other , Nashville, Tennessee

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