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The Amistad Murals consists of three panels: The Revolt, The Court Scene, and Back to Africa. They are housed in Savery Library and are known as one of artist Hale Aspacio Woodruff's best known works.

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Administrative Assistant for the Museum and Library

Department Museum and Library Services
Salary D.O.E.
City, State Talladega, AL
Education: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent training and experience required
Type Full-Time
Experience: See Qualifications Below
Contact Email brhoden@talladega.edu
Contact Name Talladega College Office of Human Resources


The Administrative Assistant for the Dr. William R. Harvey Museum of Art/Library needs a creative, thoughtful, enthusiastic and team-oriented individual. The candidate should be a creative and highly motivated individual with a positive attitude, who will assume responsibility for clerical office work and will serve in other areas of the Museum/Library as needed or assigned. This position will report directly to the Director of Museum and Library Services.

Specific Duties
  • The Administrative Assistant manages the daily operations of the office and serves as principal and confidential assistant to the supervisor.
  • Perform responsible and varied para-professional library duties and maintains the official files and records for the museum and library office.
  • Perform administrative support duties, maintaining a variety of reports, such as time (i.e. sick leave, vacation time), attendance, personnel action, payroll, correspondence and budget records.
  • Coordinate meetings including scheduling, developing agendas, program materials and travel arrangements.
  • Allocate work, when needed, to librarians, curator, or assistants/part-time staff.
  • Perform work in special units including circulation, reference, technical services, or as assigned.
  • Participate in selection of materials by making suggestions.
  • Follow prescribed routine of library materials.
  • Maintains inventory and sales receipts for gift store and admittance to the museum.
  • Receive and deliver telephone messages and generally acts independently providing information and/or referrals.
  • Required to follow job related instructions and perform other job related activities as requested by supervisor.
  • Additional duties as required.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent training and experience required.
  • Previous Library or Museum work preferred.
  • Must have the ability to work under pressure and facilitate multiple detailed tasks.
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must exhibit professionalism, integrity and confidentiality.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs.
  • English grammar, spelling and punctuation skills; office methods, procedures and practices; ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing required.
Application Process:

Qualified candidates should email a résumé, cover letter, TC Application, copy of transcript, and at least three professional references to brhoden@talladega.edu. You may also mail credentials to: Human Resources, Talladega College, 627 W. Battle Street, Talladega, AL 35160.





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The history of Talladega College began on November 20, 1865, when two former slaves William Savery and Thomas Tarrant, both of Talladega, met in convention with a group of new freedmen in Mobile, Alabama.

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