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Employment Opportunities

Job description

Guest Services (up to 30 hours/week)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with staff to maintain a clean, safe, welcoming museum environment
  • Provide excellent guest service throughout the museum, particularly at desk and on the phone
  • Open/close museum properly
  • Oversee and organize reception area
  • Ensure guest’s needs are met while adhering to policy and best practices
  • Assist with special events
  • Assist with programs as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Must be guest focused and possess a friendly, enthusiastic and engaging personality
  • Show flexibility in order to meet guest needs
  • Demonstrate creativity, organization, and promptness in all aspects of the job responsibilities
  • Performs effectively both independently and in collaboration with diverse groups of people
  • Successful applicant will be self-directed and mission-driven, with high integrity, idealism, and a positive attitude
  • Proficiency with Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Experience with Customer Service
  • Experience with P.O.S. software

Education Requirements:

High School diploma or GED

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $9.00 – $13.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
All guests and staff are required to wear masks at all times.


Job description

Museum Educator

Part-time (up to 30 hours/week)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead, develop, and assist with educational, age-appropriate programming in the museum and off-site
  • Enhance and support the museum visitor experience including, but not limited to:
  1. Ready-to-use demonstrations and self-guided activities
  2. Provided support to Floor Staff and engage visitors with interactive programming
  3. Monitor and engage campers, students, and visitors during museum exploration
  • Be available to work weekends, evenings, and special events
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Education or related field or at least 2 years experience working in museum or education field
  • Ability to work with team and independently
  • Flexible schedule
  • Passionate about life-long learning, science, and education in an informal setting
  • Friendly, enthusiastic, and engaging personality
  • Creative, innovative, and organized

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $11.00 – $14.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
Masks are required for all staff and guests


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kidscommons is a not-for-profit 501c (3) organization

EIN #35-2033887

Mission:  kidscommons is a fun, safe and inviting place which nurtures exploration, collaboration and creativity within ALL children and their caregivers.  It is a place to learn about our community and our world.