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Employment Opportunities

CURRENT OPENINGS:

Job Title: Floor Staff

Employment Status: Part Time, Hourly

Work Schedule: 10-40 hours per week/ weekend and evening availability required

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Engage with guests visiting the museum, including but not limited to facilitating exhibits, assisting in programs, assisting on the climbing wall, and assisting in camps.
  • Maintain a clean, safe, welcoming museum environment.
  • Participate in off-site educational or promotional opportunities as assigned by Museum Supervisor.
  • Provide excellent guest service through-out the museum including at the front desk and on the phone.
  • Open and close exhibits properly.
  • Ensure exhibits are in proper condition for safety and function.
  • Perform routine maintenance and janitorial duties 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.

Job Title:  Guest Services

Employment Status: Part-time, Hourly

Work Schedule:  20–29 hours per week; Weekday and weekend availability required

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with staff to maintain a fun, safe, clean, & welcoming museum environment.
  • Provide excellent guest service throughout the museum, particularly at the front desk and on the phone.
  • Open and close exhibits properly
  • Maintain an organized, tidy reception area
  • Check Guest Services emails daily and forward/sort them appropriately
  • Ensure guest’s needs are met to the best of your abilities while adhering to policies and best practices
  • Follow the Task List provided by the Operations Manager and ensure Floor Staff are staying on task at all times
  • Provide a fun, safe, and efficient experience for Birthday Parties on weekends – Having Floor Staff check trash and laundry as needed
  • Recording all 5-minute programs and making announcements for each
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Provide support, inspire floor staff to engage visitors with interactive floor programming, and continually strive to improve the visitor experience.

 

Desired Skills/Requirements:

  • Guest-focused and possess a friendly, enthusiastic, and engaging personality
  • Ability to handle high levels of point-of-sale processing
  • Demonstrates leadership, creativity, organization, and promptness
  • Performs effectively both independently and in collaboration with diverse groups of people
  • Successful applicants will be self-directed and mission-driven, with high integrity, idealism, and a positive attitude
  • Proficiency with Outlook
  • Experience with Customer Service
  • Experience with P.O.S. software

 

Starting Pay: $10-$12/hour


Job Title: Museum Supervisor

Employment Status: Part-time, Hourly

Work Schedule:  20–29 hours per week; Weekday and weekend availability required

Education: B.A. or B.S. in a related field or 2 years experience

 

Job Description:
The museum manager is responsible for scheduling, training, and supervising museum floor staff,
maintaining a high-quality museum experience, ensuring the implementation of operational policies, and
procedures, and engaging with museum visitors.

Duties include:
• Promote a positive image of the museum in all interactions and activities.
• Supervise floor staff and volunteers, including training and maintenance of floor staff and
volunteers.
• Ensure that kidscommons policies and procedures are applied to achieve visitor/employee safety
best practices.
• Maintain a clean, safe, and functional museum.
• Present educational programming as needed.
• Conduct floor staff meetings as needed.
• Other duties as assigned.
The ideal candidate is required to have:
• Demonstrated ability to supervise employees and provide leadership
• Ability to work independently and in a team setting
• Ability to work a flexible schedule
• Experience working with children preferred
• Highly effective problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
• Museum or cultural attraction experience preferred
• B.A. or B.S. in a related field preferred
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

Background check required.


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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.