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Museum Assistant

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Museum Assistant

Posted 05/22/2020


Tusculum University is currently accepting applications a Museum Assistant position. Museum Assistants are responsible for the day-to-day programming and operational needs at the Doak House Museum and associated buildings and landscape elements. Museum Assistants will develop and implement programming for community and campus communities.

These are 12-month, part-time positions designed for graduate and/or recently graduated undergraduate students in History, Museum Studies, or a related-discipline. Compensation consists of a small stipend and includes university housing. These positions require some evening and weekend work.

Only complete online applications will be reviewed and must be received by February 5, 2021 by 5:00 pm. Materials received after this date and time will not be accepted.


Candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree in History, Museum Studies, or a related field. Candidates must have excellent people and soft skills.

Tusculum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, participates in E-Verify, and observes the guidelines as a Tennessee Drug Free Workplace employer. Applicants will be required to submit to substance abuse testing at a laboratory chosen by Tusculum University.

The position is subject to the results of pre-employment testing and background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, license verification (if applicable) and credit history (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States.


Only online applications will be accepted. Send cover letter, current resume, copies of transcripts, names and contact information of 3 to 5 references, Tusculum University application and FCRA disclosure (Fair Credit Reporting Act) (These two forms can be located at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities) electronically to [email protected] ATTN: Assistant Museum Position.




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Job No:
Posted: 5/21/2019
Application Due: 4/18/2021
Work Type: Full Time