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Hiring Organization: Somerset County - Cultural & Heritage Commission

Location: 20 Grove Street P.O. Box 3000 Somerville, NJ 08876-1262


Organization Description: Somerset County's Cultural & Heritage Commission plans/promotes Somerset County's Weekend Journey through the Past, an annual countywide collaborative heritage tourism program, Arts Outreach Programs, and much more!

Job Title: Recruiter

Job Status: Part-Time

Compensation: $17/hr

Benefits: Benefits

Position Summary: The Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission (SCC&HC) is seeking a part time Special Projects Assistant to join our team. The ideal candidate will be a highly organized self-starter who is passionate about the arts, cultural heritage, and history. Under the direction of the SCC&HC Manager, the Special Projects Assistant supports the daily operations of the Commission in planning, implementation and administration of Commission programs and services with a focus on grant writing and administration.

Work Schedule: Part-Time

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assist the SCC&HC Manager in the administration of numerous grant programs. Functions include:

    • Preparing and writing grant proposals, applications, and reports both to secure funding for the SCC&HC and to administer funding for local arts and history programming support

    • Updating and developing all annual grant program literature and applications

    • Hosting technical assistance workshops (in-person and virtual) to provide grant support

    • Exploring potential new grant opportunities for the SCC&HC

    • Collecting and maintaining all information and data required for grant reporting requirements

  • Provide support to arts, cultural and history projects, grants, and other necessary events required by the Cultural & Heritage Commission. This includes:

    • Assisting in execution of in-person public events

    • Interacting extensively with the public, County Department and Division Heads, and other County personnel both in person and on the telephone. This includes preparing and delivering written and/or oral reports during meetings and events.

    • Serving as an ambassador for Cultural & Heritage to help foster a culture of inclusion for all members, volunteers, and guests.

    • Performing other related duties as assigned by the SCC&HC Manager and Director of the Office of Planning, Policy and Economic Development.

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the English, Arts, History or related field

  • Strong writing and editing skills with the ability to analyze and synthesize written material

  • Excellent computer skills including intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Ability to communicate at an exceptional level in person, over the telephone and through other forms of electronic communication.

  • Must exhibit strong independent working skills with the ability to engage in collaborative work with minimal direction; but understands when to ask for help or guidance when making critical choices

  • Maintains a professional and efficient office environment that projects a helpful, friendly atmosphere.

  • Ability to recognize, analyze and solve a variety of problems.

  • Ability to quickly apply changes in priority or direction of daily duties.

  • Ability to exercise judgement and maintain highly confidential or sensitive information.

  • Valid NJ driver’s license.

Physical demands of job: N/A

How to Apply:!/

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