Discovery Museum

177 Main Street
Acton, MA 01720
www.discoverymuseums.org

Date Posted:
August 26, 2018

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Education/Instruction

Type:
Part-Time

Weekend/ Event Manager

Description:
Come and work in the fun and educational environment of the Discovery Museum! Weekend and Evening managers are the primary contact with Museum visitors and are responsible for ensuring a positive visitor experience while also maintaining a safe welcoming space. Responsibilities include: supervising floor and admissions staff, opening and closing the museum, supervision of general museum operation, interacting with visitors, operate POS system for daily admissions and museum store, and manage evening rentals. Flexible scheduling: availability to work both evenings and weekends.
Qualifications:
We are seeking reliable, proactive, and outgoing personnel with experience supervising staff and excellent customer services skills. Interest in education and museums a plus. Weekend and Evening hours required.
How To Apply:

Please send resume and cover letter to clonardoroy@discoveryacton.org or via mail at Discovery Museum, 177 Main Street, Acton, MA 01720.

Apply by:
September 30, 2018
Salary:
$13.00/hr
About this Organization:

Discovery Museum is a hands-on museum that blends science, nature, and play, inspiring families to explore and learn together. The museum and its Discovery Woods accessible outdoor nature playscape and 550-square-foot treehouse blend the best of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) learning on a beautiful 4.5-acre campus in Acton, MA, about 20 miles west of Boston. Originally founded in 1982, the museum was expanded and completely renovated in 2017. Hands-on, playful exhibits, developed by professional educators, inspire curiosity, exploration, and imagination, providing a fun and engaging experience for children and adults to discover their world together. Serving families and schools from towns throughout the region, the museum is devoted to informal education that enhances classroom learning. Discovery Museum is committed to accessibility, and is a proud recipient of the 2017 Massachusetts Commonwealth Award, the only winner in the Access category. For more information please visit www.discoveryacton.org. Discovery Museum is a community-supported non-profit organization.