In the Raymond E. Baldwin Museum this class directs the Museum operations, collections, programs and services.
Receives administrative direction from the Associate State Librarian for Programs.
Directs staff as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
staff and operations of Museum including acquisition, conservation, study, documentation,
exhibition, loan and storage of historical objects;
In conjunction with Museum
Advisory Committee, develops and recommends museum policy to State Library
administration and Board;
Designs long range plans
for administrative review;
Plans and develops new
programs and services;
Plans and administers
Develops and monitors
financial controls and reports, maintains adequate collection insurance;
Manages museum personnel
activities including selecting, training and evaluating of assigned
multifunctional level staff, researchers, docents, volunteers, interns,
consultants and appraisers;
Develops and recommends
Obtains State Library
Board approval for accessions and deaccessions in areas of collection emphasis
and monitors to completion;
Develops an overall plan
for public relations information specific to museum programs and services in
conjunction with agency Public Information Office;
Works closely with
museum Advisory Committee in raising private funds for museum's non-profit
Develops a conservation
plan for collection holdings;
Leads the recruitment
and hiring of staff, including outreach, interview and selection;
Performs related duties
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
and ability to apply
management principles and practices;
relevant state and federal
laws, statutes and regulations;
principles of historical museum administration
and curatorial practices;
American History in subject areas illustrated by
Considerable oral and
written communication skills;
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
A Master's degree in American History or American Studies and four (4) years of professional museum experience.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in a managerial capacity.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
A Master's degree in museum studies may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(19)-Library and Curatorial Services
(1)-Officials And Administrators
As defined by Sec.
5-196 of the Connecticut General
Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general
characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative
purposes. As such, a job class is not
meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
This replaces the existing specification for
the class of Administrator For The Raymond E. Baldwin Museum in Salary
Group MP 63 approved effective February 11, 2011. (Revised to add
Acknowledgement Statement and modify content) Final No. 22-007