Weekend Visitor Services Assistant
Join the Museum’s Visitor Services team and be part of creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for the Museum’s visitors. The Museum is hiring for both Saturday and Sunday positions. Additional hours will be available as events and programs are scheduled.
The primary function of the job is staffing the admissions desk and assisting with sales in the Museum Shop. A secondary function is assisting with private events hosted at the Museum and Museum programs and events. Assistance for rentals and events will be on an on-call basis, and includes the physical set-up and break-down of equipment, and staffing the front desk during the event.
Job Duties for Visitor Services Assistant
· Welcome and orient visitors
· Process admissions, memberships, and program tickets
· Assist customers with merchandise and shop sales
· Answer general visitor questions about the Museum, town of Clinton, and surrounding area
· Answer Museum telephone line
· Restock and clean Shop and Tea Room
· Open and close registers
· Monitor security while visitors are in the Museum
· Assist with set up and breakdown of tables and chairs, A/V equipment, special displays, and other items as needed for each event
· Ensure that galleries and function rooms are clean and all furniture and equipment is restored to proper places
· 1-2 years of retail and money handling experience preferred
· Punctual, reliable, courteous; good team player
· Exceptional customer service skills
· Strong attention to detail
· Able to function efficiently and remain cheerful under pressure
· Experience with, or ability to quickly learn, POS software, MS Office Suite, MS Outlook, and other computer applications
· Able to physically lift, push, pull, hold and carry up to 40 pounds for brief periods
· Flexibility to work weekends and occasional evenings as needed
How To Apply:
To apply: email a letter of interest and
resume as one PDF to Amy Consalvi, Director of Interpretation, at email@example.com. Please indicate if you prefer Saturdays or Sundays in your letter of interest. Interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis.
September 13, 2021
About this Organization:
The Museum of Russian Icons was founded in 2006 as a non-profit educational institution by Massachusetts industrialist, Gordon B. Lankton. The collection includes more than 1000 Russian icons and related artifacts, the largest collection of its kind in North America, and one of the largest private collections outside Russia. The collection spans six centuries, and includes important historical paintings dating from the earliest periods of icon “writing” to the present.