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Assistant Model Railroad Specialist

Assistant Model Railroad Specialist

REPORTS TO:
Exhibitions Manager

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
The Assistant Model Railroad Specialist assists both the Senior Model Railroad Specialist and the Model Railroad Specialist with the assembly/disassembly of the display. They will also assist with the operation of the Museum’s annual model train display and if applicable, any ancillary exhibition(s). This part-time position will also assist with the train inventory project.   

POSITION RELATIONSHIPS:
Reports to the Exhibitions Manager. Takes direction from the Senior Model Railroad Specialist and the Model Railroad Specialist and works with the Registrar for the purposes of collection inventory.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assists with the assembly/disassembly and oversight of the annual model train display
  • Assists with the maintenance of the Museum’s model train collection and objects associated with its display, including maintenance and repair
  • Works with the Senior Model Railroad Specialist to create an inventory (with photographic documentation) of the model train collection and objects associated with its display
  • Provides information on the model train collection to the public when needed while the display is on view
  • Assists with operating the annual model train display for special events during the holiday season

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience and knowledge of model trains, their installation and operation
  • Basic mechanical and electrical knowledge
  • Carpentry and soldering skills
  • Reliable transportation to and from the workplace
  • Embodies customer service best practices
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to understand and follow directions
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • Lift up to 60 pounds

To apply for this position, please send resume to cscholz@brandywine.org


The Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer