Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education Seeks Part-Time Educational Outreach Assistant (20 hours/week; 1 year position)

09 Aug 2019 5:47 PM | Anonymous member

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Position Title: Education Outreach Assistant (Administrative Specialist CL3) - Temporary

Campus: Portland

Department: Library Administration - PLY

Salary Band/Wage Band: B23, $15.50/hr

Work Schedule:

Typically Tuesdays-Fridays, morning through afternoon (K-12 schedule)

Statement of Job:

The University of Southern Maine is seeking applicants for the part-time (20 hours per week), temporary (up to one year from start date), non-benefited, hourly position of Educational Outreach Assistant in the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education (OML SCCE) located on the Portland campus. Hours are typically Tuesday to Friday, morning through early afternoon (K-12 schedule). Expected start date around September 1, 2019.

The Educational Outreach Assistant will assist the Coordinator of Educational Outreach with curriculum development, field trip support (on and off site), teacher workshops, and increased outreach to local high school educators. This position provides administrative and complex clerical work for OML SCCE outreach, with a strong emphasis on K-12 outreach, organization, and follow through. This position works collaboratively in a small team environment to support the mission and services of the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education. Independent judgment and initiative are frequently exercised. The Educational Outreach Assistant works with other staff on library marketing, social media, and website activities and content. This position has extensive in-person, telephone, and online interactions with students (K-12 and university), faculty, staff, and the general public, and utilizes a wide range of resources in a variety of formats. The Assistant may supervise student employees.

Pay is $15.50 per hour.

We live our USM Service Promise Student Focused Every Day and we are looking for a staff member who understands that promise and supports our values: Respect & Care, Integrity, Equity and Responsiveness.

We are the University of Everyone – committed to building a culturally diverse team of leaders, faculty and staff. We welcome applicants who are multi-lingual. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.



Bachelor’s in related field (History, Secondary Education, Geography, Museum Studies, etc.) or equivalent education and work experience

Experience working with K-12 students and teachers

Valid driver’s license

Ability to work successfully with many people at all levels

Ability to lift and transport outreach materials

Experience working in various computer environments

Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Experience working in a library, special collection, school, or museum setting in an educational capacity

Marketing and website updating experience

Experience working with high school students and teachers

Other Information:

Materials must be submitted via "Apply for position." You will create an applicant profile and complete an application. You will need to upload a cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae and a list of the names and contact information for three references.

All required materials must be submitted by 8/25/2019

Appropriate background screening will be conducted for the successful candidate.

The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Office, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

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