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East Tennessee State University

Museum Educational Representative

Title Code: 5200 

Occ. Group: 

Museum Educational Representative

Expectations for All Employees

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:

PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential;
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
of people and thought is respected;
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.


Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in directing educational outreach programs, and providing classroom and field instruction. Performs other duties as assigned. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Contacts city school personnel to schedule lecture trips.

Prepares lecture outline and delivers lecture.

Answers questions and provides educational information.

Participates in workshops.

Contacts newspapers, radio and TV stations, etc., to obtain publicity for special events and programs.

Provides instruction in the areas of museum work, regional archeology, ethnology, and digging techniques.

Researches catalogs of films and selects film to use.

Schedules showings to public school groups, archeology classes, adult extension classes, etc.

Performs other duties as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Willingness to work and willingness to work with others.

Verbal expression.

Administrative and supervisory ability.

Knowledge of archaeological field work. 

Recommended Qualifications

Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success in this class. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. Bachelor's degree in Anthropology; museum training or experience in Archaeological Field Work. 

Date         Skill         Eval             
5/1/83          6     6130222420

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. 

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