The University of Southern Maine’s Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education has an opening for a full-time Operations and Communications Coordinator. This is an excellent opportunity for a person looking to grow and develop as a museum, library, or cultural heritage operations manager.
The Operations and Communications Coordinator provides project support for the Executive Director and various departments of the Osher Map Library (OML). This includes the management of digital imaging and reproduction requests; gift correspondence; record keeping; the hiring and training of student workers; and event planning logistics. The Coordinator also manages a variety of communication initiatives including: maintaining the general OML email account and phone communication, coordinating social media, website content management related to news and events, creating and distributing monthly e-newsletters to patrons, coordinating exhibition and annual appeal mailings and the creation of promotional materials (working with Marketing), maintaining contact lists, assisting with grant applications, annual reports and exhibition guides, and managing donor and board correspondence.
The Operations and Communications Coordinator will work in collaboration with the Executive Director, staff, or independently to execute special projects from conception to completion and must be able to work under pressure in a highly secure, team-based environment and possess the ability to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters. Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must, as is the ability to engage with diverse audiences and stakeholders, including University faculty, staff, and students; K-12 students and teachers; other cultural organizations and community partners (local and national); research scholars; members of the general public; as well as board members and donors.
FMI and to apply (by July 31, 2023), please visit: https://usm.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=82087&job=operations-communications-coordinator-osher-map-library