Visitor Services Assistant Posted: April 10, 2015
The Knights of Columbus
New Haven, CT
The Knights of Columbus Museum located in New Haven, CT is searching for a qualified Visitor Services Assistant to support their day to day museum operations.
Under the supervision of the Manager of Education, Outreach & Visitor Services, the visitor services assistant will be responsible for providing various Museum floor duties to include greeting visitors/groups, providing visitor assistance, conducting guided tours and explaining exhibitions. The assistant will also greet visitors; maintain visitor flow, group control, and record visitor data.
Leading tours of the Knights of Columbus Museum’s permanent and temporary exhibitions and acting as an offsite liaison for the Museum to various civic organizations, schools and churches and performing other related floor duties in general support of the museum, including covering the gift shop, are important aspects of this position.
Qualified candidates must possess a high school diploma, plus related experience in the visitor services and/or museum industries or equivalent combination of training and experience. The individual must be friendly, well-spoken, and must maintain a professional appearance. Audio-visual operation experience will be helpful.
Qualified candidates should also be dependable and adaptable to flexible work schedules, including regular weekends and holidays. The working hours for this position are generally Wednesday through Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to:
firstname.lastname@example.org, with the words “Visitor Services Assistant” in the subject line.
Candidates may also apply online via LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/cap/view/44226305.
Archivist April 9, 2015
A full-time position exists for an Archivist, who will collect, preserve, and makes available the permanent and official records of the Archdiocese of Hartford.
The Archivist will be responsible for the archives and records management program. Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the acquisition, processing, preservation and digitization of materials; developing and implementing a records management program; providing reference to Chancery offices and the public; maintaining an inventory or catalog of collections consistent with professional archival standards; and promoting, exhibiting, and displaying items which are part of the Archdiocesan collection.
Qualified candidates must possess a Masters of Library Science with a concentration on Archives Management from an accredited school; 2-3 years experience working with archival collections; records management theory and practice; excellent analytical, verbal and written skills; ability to work collaboratively on projects.
A thorough knowledge of the Roman Catholic Church and its traditions and teachings and respect for the Catholic vision on important social, moral, and ethical issues is required.
Interested applicants should submit a resume including salary requirements to:
Director of Human Resources
Archdiocese of Hartford
134 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105
Music Director Posted: March 9, 2015
Saint Joan of Arc Parish
Saint Joan of Arc Parish, located in Hamden, CT is a small parish with approximately 600 families, and a very active music department. This very active parish has an opening for a music director who will select music for masses in collaboration with the Pastor and the liturgy committee. In addition, the qualified candidate will facilitate regular choir rehearsals and work with children and facilitate rehearsals for children’s liturgies and special programs during the holiday season.
Under the supervision of the Pastor, the music director will be responsible for keeping all music in order and also share responsibility in purchasing new printed music, as needed.
The music director will also be the principal leader of song at all masses, funerals, weddings, and special events at the parish. Organist duties are not included in this position.
As a member of the liturgy committee the music director will actively participate in meetings and coordinate programs relative to the music ministry of the parish.
Qualified candidates must have skills as an effective choral conductor as demonstrated by formal credentials and/or a choral audition (rehearsal) as well as a thorough knowledge and appreciation of the Catholic Church’s liturgical tradition as well as current liturgical practice. Additionally, must have the ability and desire to lead and sustain a program of quality singing.
Strong communication skills, a high level of organization and productivity, as well as exemplary written, verbal, and interpersonal skills will be required.
Interested applicants should submit a resume and salary expectations to the Pastor: email@example.com.
To contact the Human Resources Office:
Karen Kean, Director of Human Resources
134 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, Connecticut 06105