The class works under general supervision and requires knowledge of museum management and public relations as well as a genuine interest in minerals and fossils in order to manage the operations of the Clarence R. Smith Mineral Museum.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities: 50% - Oversees the daily functions of the museum; opens, closes, sets hours, and supervises student employees.
Responds to public, professional, and scholarly inquiries.
50% - Schedules and coordinates events; develops and implements programs and activities for K-12 and adult audiences, both at the museum and through public outreach.
Develops, evaluates, and tests educational materials.
Other Functions and Responsibilities: Performs other related duties as assigned.
Equipment Operated: Computer and all other standard office equipment.
Work Schedule: M-W-F, flexible scheduling based on needs of museum (about 19 hours per week), occasional Saturday hours.
Supervision Exercised: May exercise supervision over student employees.
Reports to: Chairperson, Physics, Astronomy, Geology, and Environmental Sciences
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