Administrative Office Assistant - Temporary (through Sept) with possibility of Full Time

Purpose: Reporting to the Executive Director, the Office Assistant will complete general office administration duties of the Cook County Historical Society (CCHS). This position is funded through September 2021 with the possibility of being extended dependent on future funding. Will train!

CCHS Mission Statement: The purpose of the Cook County Historical Society (CCHS) shall be the collection, preservation, and dissemination of knowledge about the history and art of Cook County and to relate it to the history of the State of Minnesota.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:
• Assist with general work flow
• Assist with organization and maintenance of CCHS network files and resources
• Record relevant policies and procedures
• Provide assistance, training, and scheduling for Museum and history site volunteers
• Assist with visitor, membership, and donor databases
• Maintain contact lists – including members, donors, volunteers and vendors
• Maintain supply of printed materials for membership, marketing, fundraising and exhibits
• Edit communications, promotional, and exhibit materials
• Prepare information packets for board meetings
• Assist with mailing efforts (membership, marketing, newsletter, etc)
• Assist with collection management
• Assist with programming projects
• Assist with Museum visitor traffic as needed
• Maintain office, maintenance, and exhibit supplies
• Other tasks may be required and assigned

Requirements (Education and Experience):
• Must have a high school diploma or general education diploma
• Previous office experience with administrative procedures
• Ability to maintain positive working relationships with staff, CCHS board, and general public
• Excellent computer experience to maintain files, records, and databases
• Proficiency in Microsoft applications
• Strong organizational and verbal/written skills
• Strong editing and proofreading ability
• Detail oriented

Requirements (Physical):
• Occasionally lift/move/carry exhibit components and artifacts – up to 25 pounds
• Sit/stand at desk for continued periods
• Use computer for continued periods

Compensation: Pay is negotiable based on experience, 15-25 hrs/week, flexible schedule

How to apply: Send your cover letter, resume, and contact information for two professional references to No phone calls please. Deadline to apply is Monday, April 12, 2021 at noon.

8 S Broadway - 1293, Grand Marais, MN 55604