Discovery Museum

177 Main Street
Acton, MA 01720
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Date Posted:
October 11, 2021

Region:
Central Massachusetts

Category:
Administrative

Type:
Part-Time

Assistant Manager of Visitor Services

Description:

Work in the fun and educational environment of the Discovery Museum! The Assistant Manager of Visitor Services is a primary contact for Museum visitors and responsible for ensuring a positive visitor experience while also maintaining safe and welcoming spaces.

Responsibilities include: Supervising Floor and Admissions staff, opening and closing the Museum, interacting with visitors, operating the point-of-sale system for daily admissions and the Museum store, handling on-site emergencies, and managing evening rentals. Must be able to uphold Discovery Museum's COVID-19 safety policies and procedures.

This position has a flexible schedule of 8-25 hours per week Friday - Sunday and occasional evenings. Pay is $15.00 per hour.


Qualifications:
We are seeking a reliable, proactive, and outgoing individual with excellent customer service skills and experience supervising staff. Interest in education and museums a plus.
How To Apply:
Please email application (found on our website), resume and cover letter to Nina Sabettini, No phone calls, please.
Apply by:
October 14, 2021
Salary:
15.00
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.