Occ. Code 3816010

 

 

MUSEUM SUPPORT SERVICES SPECIALIST 1, GRADE 14

3816010

MUSEUM SUPPORT SERVICES SPECIALIST 2, GRADE 18

3816020

New York State Department of Civil Service

Classification Standard

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF CLASS SERIES

 

          Positions in this series support the organization, scheduling and implementation of public programs of the New York State Museum (NYSM). These positions are found only in the State Education Department.

 

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

 

          Levels in this series are distinguished from each other primarily by the complexity of the work assigned and the independence with which duties are performed.

 

MUSEUM SUPPORT SERVICES SPECIALIST 1:  Under the supervision of a Museum Support Services Specialist 2 or other higher level staff, assists with a variety of tasks related to the scheduling and implementation of State Museum programs and events. 

 

          MUSEUM SUPPORT SERVICES SPECIALIST 2:  Coordinates all aspects of New York State Museum scheduled programs; first supervisory level.

 

ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES

 

          MUSEUM SUPPORT SERVICES SPECIALIST 1 

 

Assists with the organization and scheduling of public programs with staff of the NYSM, collaborative partners within the Office of Cultural Education, and outside programmers; provides information for the creation of quarterly calendars of programs, dates, times and descriptions for public outreach; supports the coordination of scheduled programs including:  ordering supplies, technology, and equipment needs, marketing and promotion, program set up including logistical needs, and staff management; and assists with providing details for the NYSMs website, online calendar, community webpages, as well as social media and other formats of program set up.

 


 

MUSEUM SUPPORT SERVICES SPECIALIST 2

 

Organizes and schedules public programs with staff of the NYSM, collaborative partners within the Office of Cultural Education, and outside programmers; creates quarterly calendars of programs, dates, times and descriptions for public outreach; plans and manages all aspects of the NYSMs annual events and staff-organized events, including fundraising events and collaborative partnerships; serves as the liaison between community members, public relations, other state organizations and fire safety and security staff in the organization of programming and annual events; and coordinates Museum Education, Public Programs, Visitor Service, and Volunteer service staff to represent the museum and cover the needs of scheduled programs.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

          MUSEUM SUPPORT SERVICES SPECIALIST 1

 

Open competitive:  Bachelors degree in history, biology, anthropology, archeology, art, or geology and one year of experience in planning, developing and marketing programs for exhibits, events, publications, conferences and programs at a museum or cultural institution with an annual visitation of at least 100,000.

 

 

MUSEUM SUPPORT SERVICES SPECIALIST 2

 

Promotion: one year of permanent service as a Museum Support Services Specialist 1.

 

Open competitive:  Bachelors degree in history, biology, anthropology, archeology, art, or geology and two years of experience in planning, developing and marketing programs for exhibits, events, publications, conferences and programs at a museum or cultural institution with an annual visitation of at least 100,000.

 

 

Date:  8/16

 

 

 

NOTE:  Classification Standards illustrate the nature, extent and scope of the duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe.  Standards cannot and do not include all the work that might be appropriately performed by a class.  The minimum qualifications are those which were required for appointment at the time the Classification Standard was written.  Please contact the Division of Staffing Services for current information on minimum requirements for appointment or examination.