Two Positions Open for Dyess-Cash Project

Arkansas State University is seeking two positions for the Historic Dyess Colony: Boyhood Home of Johnny Cash. Positions are available immediately, and successful applicants will be expected to reside in the Dyess area. Normal hours will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, with occasional evening and other weekend hours for special events and activities. Applications must be submitted online at Deadline is July 21, 2014.

Assistant Director (Non-Classified Position)

This position reports to the Director of Arkansas Heritage Sites at Arkansas State University. The Assistant Director is responsible for the daily operations of the site; coordinating the work of museum staff, students and volunteers; developing and maintaining records; managing the physical facilities; conducting research; developing educational programming; and assisting in developing and implementing policies and procedures. Minimum requirements include a master’s degree in public administration, museum studies, heritage studies, history, management, or a related field, plus related experience in a supervisory or leadership capacity.

Facilities Manager (Classified Position)

This position reports to the Assistant Director and is responsible for facilities-related activities, including tours through buildings, safety and security, maintenance and custodial oversight, set-up for special programs and activities, preparing special reports, and developing and recommending policies and procedures as directed by supervisor. Minimum requirements include a high school diploma; plus experience in a related field.

A-State, a federal contractor, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

A-State has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. A-State also is committed to creating a productive workplace in which both persons and property are secure. To achieve that goal, background investigations are conducted on all final applicants recommended for employment.