Please see Special Instructions for more details.There will be no public announcement until candidate is selected. The top finalist(s) will be interviewed at Michigan Tech. Finalist(s) may be interviewed on the telephone or over the internet. Please provide a list of at least three (3) professional references. For information on the Museum, see http://www.museum.mtu.edu/
|Position Title||Assistant Director|
|Department||AE Seaman Mineral Museum|
|Location||Main Campus (Houghton, MI)|
|Full-Time Equivalent (1.0=100%)||1.0|
|Appointment Term||12 Month|
|Pay Type||Salary Basis|
|Salary or Hourly Rate||Negotiable based on experience.|
|Position Duration Dependent on External Funding?||No|
|Title of Position Supervisor||Executive Director|
Position Summary Information
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
|Job Description Summary||
The Assistant Director will be a member of the museum’s leadership team. They must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills in their interactions with the museum’s diverse constituencies. The Assistant Director will supervise staff and oversee the wide variety of museum activities including day-to-day operation of museum and financial management. Their knowledge of and interest in minerals and geology must be at a level consistent with a leadership role within the A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum. They are expected to have the personal and professional qualities to be eligible for promotion to Director. The Assistant Director will report to the Executive Director of the museum.
|Essential Duties & Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned)||
1. Assist the Executive Director.
|Required Education (minimum requirements)||
• Master’s degree
|Required Experience (minimum requirements)||
• Five years professional work experience (including time working on an advance degree) or demonstrated equivalence.
|Desirable Education and/or Experience||
• Work experience in a museum.
|Required Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities (minimum requirements)||
• Demonstrated interest in learning new skills necessary for carrying out the mission, vision, and business of the museum.
|Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities||
• Understanding of the operation of a museum.
|Language, Mathematical, and/or Reasoning Skills|
|Work Environment and/or Physical Demands||
Physical Demands: While performing duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, climb, use hands, talk and hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lifting and/or moving up to 100 pounds.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally exposed to cold, hot, wet or humid condition; airborne particles; chemicals, and may be exposed to radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually low.
|Required Training and Other Conditions of Employment||
Every employee at Michigan Technological University will receive the following 3 required training; additional training may be required by the department.
Required University Training:
Posting Detail Information
|Posting Type||Internal & External Posting|
|Internal Posting Date||03/01/2017|
|External Posting Date||03/01/2017|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Special Instructions to Applicants (if applicable)||
There will be no public announcement until candidate is selected.
Please provide a list of at least three (3) professional references.
For information on the Museum, see http://www.museum.mtu.edu/
|Applicant Special Instructions|
|Provider Special Instructions|
|Confirmation Message To Provider|
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
How is your knowledge of minerals and geology important to leading the A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum?
(Open Ended Question)
What is your vision of the role of the museum in a university setting such as Michigan Tech?
(Open Ended Question)
- Cover Letter
- Reference List