MIT Museum

265 Massachusetts AveBldg 52
Cambridge, MA 02139
http://mitmuseum.mit.edu/
museum@mit.edu

Date Posted:
August 08, 2018

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Other

Type:
Part-Time

Visitor Services Assistants

Description:

Want to work with the public in a busy museum that combines art, science and technology?


The MIT Museum is seeking part-time visitor services assistants for the academic year, with potential to continue in the summer of 2019. Duties include: greeting visitors, selling admission tickets and museum store purchases, greeting groups, monitoring visitors in the galleries, answering visitor questions, and other duties as assigned. Potential for evening hours assisting in setting-up for programs and other museum functions as well.

Qualifications:

A high school diploma or equivalent education is required, Bachelor’s degree or current enrollment in college preferred. Museum Studies/Arts Administration students encouraged to apply. Applicants should enjoy working with the public, have an interest in science and technology and art, and possess basic computer skills. Retail experience desirable but not mandatory. Fluency in Mandarin and/or other languages a plus.  Must be able to commit to working a minimum of two days per week, including one weekend day, greater availability desirable.


How To Apply:

Please send resumes and cover letters to palane@mit.edu or mail to Patricia Lane, Visitor Services Manager, MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Avenue, Bldg. N51, Cambridge, MA 02139.

Apply by:
August 24, 2018
Salary:
$12.50/hour
About this Organization:
The MIT Museum's mission is to document and interpret the activities and achievements of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Home to renowned collections in science and technology, holography, architecture and design, and nautical engineering and history, the museum features changing exhibitions and community programs for visitors of all ages.