This class is accountable for assisting museum curatorial staff in the implementation of ongoing museum programs and activities.
Receives general supervision from a museum curator, agency administrator or other employee of higher grade.
May lead employees of lower grade.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Assists in the administration of museum programs and activities such as security, preservation, conservation, and maintenance;
Catalogs and maintains specimens, artifacts, reproductions, implements, art objects and other materials contained in museum collections;
Maintains records on number of visitors, fees collected, ticket inventory and items sold;
Prepares monthly reports;
Prioritizes and ensures completion of maintenance work on building(s) and grounds;
Obtains service bids for repairs;
Greets and guides visitors through museum;
Provides information on various collections;
Constructs exhibits and displays of materials;
May perform research on collection articles;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Knowledge of methods of museum operation and services;
oral and written communication skills;
classify and arrange materials and create exhibits;
speak to groups;
operate a computer, tablet and/or electronic equipment;
maintain accurate records.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Three (3) years of experience in museum work.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of two (2) years.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(19)-Library and Curatorial Services
(07)-ADMN CLERICAL (NP-3)
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 Museum Assistant in Salary Group CL 14 approved effective May 26, 2009. (Revised to add Acknowledgement section and modify content) Final No. 23-108