Recent Acquisition: Ralla
Recent Acquisition: Ralla
Highlights from the Collection: Sporting Dogs by Reuben Ward Binks
Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Programs & Events
Careers with the National Sporting Library & Museum
The NSLM is currently seeking candidates for the following positions:
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The Visitor Services Associate is the first point of contact for all visitors to the National Sporting Library & Museum. Ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and enjoy interacting with the public. Candidate must be comfortable with greeting visitors, answering questions, and sharing information about NSLM programming, collections, events, and membership. As NSLM educational programming continues to expand, ideal candidate will be eager to assist with tours and programs.
Primary duties include greeting and monitoring all visitors; answering phones; processing book and merchandise sales; assisting with other administrative tasks as required; and daily open and close procedures.
Basic computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Word required. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel preferred. Previous volunteer or work experience with a non-profit, library, museum, or educational organization preferred but not required. Must be capable of working independently and as part of a team.
Hours: Part-time, weekends required (2 to 3 weekends per month).
Submit cover letter, resume, and two reference names with contact information, via email to info@NationalSporting.org
Facilities Manager Assistant
The Facilities Assistant position assists the Facilities Manager with all aspects of monitoring, maintenance and repair of the NSLM buildings and grounds, which is comprised of three main buildings. Primary duties include performing minor repairs, maintenance, housekeeping and organizing to include helping with diagnosing problems that need to be resolved for proper operations; and assisting with set up/take down for events, meetings and exhibitions.
Reports to: Facilities Manager
Hours: Part time, 2-3 days/week, typically 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM. Additional and/or other hours may apply. Possible weekend and evening hours.
Be available to learn all components of the facilities with attention to detail, recording and report findings to Facilities Manager
Demonstrate care around contents of the Library and Museum
Learn and understand the daily checks of equipment, spaces and grounds. Lighting, Door/Hardware, HVAC equipment, electrical, plumbing, landscaping, finishes, and others.
Initiative to take corrective action to remedy issues that do not need prior approval
Be responsive to emergency situations on occasion to help remedy the cause
Follow instructions and communicate back to Facilities Manager
Maintaining clean and orderly spaces in all areas
Walk through each building checking each area and associated equipment, general conditions of each space to determine if all systems and spaces are operating correctly or need attention, reporting findings to manager
Walk grounds to assess the conditions and report to manager
Conduct and/or provide assistance with small projects, minor repairs, diagnosing troubles and maintenance conducted in-house
Assist with overseeing subcontractors, provide access and provide help when needed
Monitor status of climate control equipment and monitoring software
Minor cleaning and maintaining order in all areas
Conduct facilities duties when management is off site
High School. Trade schooling in related fields a plus. (Carpentry, plumbing, electrical, etc.)
General handyman skills
Competent with power and hand tools
Ability to measure, complete simple calculations, read and use basic instruments
Have basic/general computer skills
Skills and performance expectations:
Anxious to learn, be trained and make NSLM the best it can be
Possess general maintenance skills, carpentry skills, janitorial skills and the ability to push, pull, and lift heavy objects up to 50 pounds. Should be comfortable climbing ladders.
Be trainable to conduct routine inspections, minor adjustments, maintenance items, small projects, clean work areas, safe surroundings and continual communication with facilities manager.
Being available when asked to help out with unscheduled occurrences
New Assignments: As assigned by the Facilities Manager.