Greater Kent Historical Society
Open until filled

The Greater Kent Historical Society is looking for a part-time Administrative Assistant.  Must be a self-starter, good at multi-tasking and responsible.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist Executive Director in managing the overall operation of Employer’s facilities and equipment.
  • Answer the museum phone, answer email, open mail.
  • Assist Treasurer and Accountant with day to day financial transactions and recording them.
  • Record membership payments and donations and send receipts.
  • Help Museum Director manage volunteer activities as directed.
  • Maintain files of various GKHS minutes, including Board, Executive Board and special committees of      GKHS.
  • Maintain a calendar of all museum uses and update as necessary.
  • Develop a list of office supplies and equipment needed and purchase as necessary.
  • Maintain communications for GKHS, including sending meeting notices, reminders, updating web site postings and other electronic notifications.  Maintain museum Facebook and website pages.
  • Maintain a log of visitors and volunteers working in the museum. Post such information monthly as       required by GKHS policy.
  • Compile monthly statistics of contacts and inquires of museum .
  • Help produce materials to support GKHS activities.
  • Be first contact for visitors unless docents on duty, and create a friendly and engaging social      environment for visitors.
  • Be responsible for electronic backup of museum files and off ground storage of such.
  • Help in production of quarterly reports to City Parks Dept. and quarterly GKHS newsletters.
  • Coordinate cleanup of museum for public visitors.
  • Help input information and images into Past Perfect, our museum archival software.
  • Assist Historical Society board members as needed.
  • Appropriately close and secure facilities upon leaving.

Located in Kent. Must be available Wednesday- Saturday, 12pm-4pm with occasional additional hours as needed, including a once-a-month evening board meeting. Compensation is DOE. Please send resume to:  with “Admin Assistant Position” in the subject line.