Museum Assistant Part-Time Position
Posted: May 25, 2018
Museum Assistant Position Announcement
The Gadsden Arts Center & Museum, a museum featuring exhibition and studio art programs and accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, seeks a Museum Assistant. This outgoing, customer-oriented person will staff Visitor Services, creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for all visitors. The Museum Assistant will also assist with research, writing, editing, ArtZone planning, ArtZone activity facilitation, event planning and setup, and Museum Shop data entry.
Part-Time Position: 7 hours/day, 1-3 days/week
Hourly Pay: $10 per hour
Schedule: 9:45am-5:15pm with 30-minute lunch break
Reports To: Professional Department Head (daily), Executive Director (overall)
Volunteer or work experience with art museums, galleries, community studio art programs, or school art programs;
College-level coursework in art administration, museum studies, studio art, art education, K-12 education, or a related field of study;
Computer proficiency using word processing, spreadsheets, social media, and online research tools;
Must pass Level 2 Background Screening.
Greet and orient museum visitors in a cheerful manner;
Provide visitors with accurate information about exhibitions, programs, and events;
Record accurate participation numbers daily;
Process admission fees and Museum Shop purchases;
Assist families with step-by-step and open-ended art projects in the ArtZone;
Create weekly and monthly E-newsletters and E-vites via MailChimp;
Maintain a clean, business-like, front-of-line work environment;
Assist with special programs and event setup (requires lifting/carrying up to 25lbs.);
Assist with mailings, research, writing, editing, and phone calls as assigned;
Respond rapidly to issues using security and emergency response procedures.
Bilingual (English and Spanish)
Retail/customer service experience
Basic page layout and social media marketing skills
Submit cover letter, two letters of reference with contact information, and resumé/CV to:
Grace Robinson, Executive Director via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to:
Gadsden Arts Center & Museum, 13 N. Madison Street, Quincy, FL 32351
Timeline: Application review begins June 15, 2018. Anticipated start date week of July 23, 2018. Position(s) open until filled.