The Duxbury Rural and Historical Society (DRHS) seeks a part-time, summer employee to serve as Visitor Services Coordinator for its historic houses. The Visitor Services Coordinator is responsible for daily activity at the King Caesar House (1809) and the Bradford House (1808) as it pertains to providing a positive experience for visitors. This position reports directly to the Curator, and involves extensive communication with the public, with office staff, and with volunteer docents. Duties include, but are not limited to: opening and closing the museums according to protocol; basic housekeeping; greeting the public; running the introductory video presentation; handling ticket and book sales; offering tours as required; supervising small, private rental activity on adjacent park land. The required hours are Thursdays (9:45-2:30), Fridays (9:45-4:30) and Saturdays (9:45-4:30), from June 27-August 31; preference will be given to applicants who can accommodate an additional hour before or after their house schedule, to accommodate rental activity. The successful applicant is also expected to attend several hours of paid training sessions scheduled before opening date, on June 11 and 12th. Requirements: some college education or equivalent work experience; experience working with the public or customer relations; reliable transportation to work and between buildings; comfort working within a historic house environment. Preferred qualifications: familiarity with Duxbury and its history; some education in history/museum studies, or related field; experience in a museum or visitor services setting. Interested candidates should confirm their availability for the required dates, and then send their resume, cover letter and three references by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.Posted on: 04/21/2015
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