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Job Posting ID# 65223


Employer Information

Name:
Museum of the Earth
Address Line 1:
1259 Trumansburg Rd.
Address Line 2:
City:
Ithaca
State:
NY
Postal Code:
14850

Contact Information

Contact Name:
Rob Katz
Contact Title:
Telephone Number:
607-273-6623
Telephone Extension:
Email:
katz@priweb.org

Job Specifics

Term:
Academic
Worksite:
Museum of the Earth
1259 Trumansburg Rd. Ithaca, NY 14850
Region:
Ithaca/Tompkins County
Title:
Visitor Services Assistant
Job Classification Level:
Level II
Employer Type:
Community Work Study Program Employer
Supervisor:
Rob Katz
Job Description:
The Museum of the Earth is a public education venue for the Paleontological Research
Institution. The Museum is a world class institution of science, culture, & education.
Admission staff members are the first people that visitors encounter as they enter the
Museum and they are vital to a positive visitor experience!

As a Museum Visitor Services Assistant, you will learn how the Institution is able to
integrate both private and public pursuits, through education, lecture series, and special
events.

Responsibilities will include opening and closing of the museum exhibits,
greeting visitors and collecting admissions. Visitor Services Assistant will
also work in the Museum store making sales, stocking shelves, store
research, receiving new merchandise and keeping things in order. There
may be other tasks assigned as they come up. The Visitor Services
Assistant may also update various visitor information, public
programming, and volunteer logs on a weekly basis.
Required Qualifications/Skills/Experience:
This position needs outgoing and welcoming people comfortable with high levels
of social interaction. And one who can fill time with useful projects when the
Museum is quiet. Individuals should be creative, outgoing and focused on visitor
services and have good oral communication.
Work Schedule:
Thursdays through Mondays | 9:30am – 5:30pm | Our most available slots are on weekdays, with half day options (9:30am-1:30pm or 1:30pm-5:30pm) available.
Weekly Hours:
10-20
FWS Required:
Yes
Number of Positions Available:
1
How to Apply:
Send resume and letter of interest to Rob Katz at katz@priweb.org.
Paid:
Yes
Wage:
16.00
Employment Start Date:
01/23/2023
Employment End Date:
05/20/2023

Career Field Information

Career Field:
All Majors - opportunities open to everyone
Career Field:
Art Galleries/Museums
Career Field:
Customer Service