SUPERVISED BY: Volunteer Coordinator or other staff
PURPOSE OF JOB: Administrative clerks assist staff with a variety of administrative functions.
DUTIES MAY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
We ask our administrative clerk volunteers to commit to at least one 2-4 hour shift each week for a three-month period.
Must be age 16 or older
Reliable, responsible, flexible
Able to work independently
Able to accept supervision
Capable of performing repetitive tasks with attention to detail
Typing at 40-45 word per minute helpful
Good understanding of sentence structure, grammar, and punctuation
For computer work, familiarity with some or all of the following is important:
Microsoft Word and Excel
Web browsers and database entry
Windows operating system
Basic reading material on the life and times of Harry S. Truman
At least one tour of the museum
Showing of the Charles Guggenheim film
On-the-job training provided by Truman Library staff
LOCATION OF JOB:
Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum, Independence, Missouri
Knowledge about Harry S. Truman, the Library and Museum, and the educational aspects offered to visitors through a variety of programs/exhibits; discount prices in the museum gift shop; invitations to special events; volunteer appreciation programs; free parking; free subscription to "Whistle-Stop," the quarterly newsletter of the Harry S. Truman Library Institute; free admission to the museum for you and your immediate family.
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