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Historic Interpreter / Belmont Mansion

01/18/2019 6:43 AM | Tennessee Association Of Museums (Administrator)

Job Title:  Historic Interpreter

Job Type: Part Time Staff

Supervisor: Director of Operations;

         Daily tasks may be assigned by the Curator of Collections

Job Purpose: To give guided museum tours of Belmont Mansion and provide support to the mansion’s daily operations  

Experience: Previous museum or similar experience preferred

Education: High school degree required; Bachelor’s degree preferred

Working Conditions: Standing and walking while speaking for up to an hour without break; climbing stairs; weekend scheduling availability; adherence to professional dress code including wearing name tag required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

1.    Interest in and basic knowledge of American History 

2.    Superior verbal communication skills

3.    Superior interpersonal skills dealing with other mansion staff and tour guests

4.    Positive attitude and ability to work with the general public

Job Functions:

1.    Giving guided tours to the mansion’s paid and other guests as needed 

2.    Ability to comprehend docent training materials and effectively communicate to the public mansion history, early Nashville and Civil War history, and information about the museum collection and furnishings. Training will be provided.

3.    Answering the telephone and greeting guests at the front door

4.    Ringing up cash register transactions for admissions and museum shop purchases

5.    Participating in special events hosted at the mansion and providing logistical support as needed and appropriate

6.    Participating in maintaining museum shop inventory, staff meetings, training sessions, helping with seasonal decorating, and other mansion activities as assigned

7.    Other duties as assigned

Please direct any questions, your resume, and cover letter to Danielle Ullrich, mansioneducation@belmont.edu

PO Box 330984   Nashville, TN 37203   (615) 495-3354   tnmuseums@gmail.com

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