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Position Descriptions (Staff)

The Alliance has compiled this set of staff position descriptions resources from amongst its own offerings as well as those throughout the nonprofit and museum sector.

Alliance Resources

Sample Documents

Tier 3 museum members can access a number of sample position descriptions.


Other Resources

Writing the Job Description

The Bridgespan Group shares an article on writing job descriptions. It looks at highlighting key responsibilities, identifying qualifications, determining salary and benefits range and deciding on a title.

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