Visitor Services Assistants
The MIT Museum seeks part-time visitor services facilitators. Duties include: greeting visitors, selling admission tickets, ringing up museum store purchases and periodically restocking store, staffing reception desk and answering visitor questions, monitoring groups in the galleries during busy periods and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: A high school diploma or equivalent education is required, Bachelor’s degree preferred. Museum Studies/Arts Administration students encouraged to apply. Applicants should enjoy working with the public, have an interest in science and technology and possess basic computer skills. Retail experience desirable but not mandatory. Foreign language proficiency, especially Mandarin, desirable but not mandatory.
Hours to include some weekday mornings/afternoons and at least one weekend day during the spring (approx. 16-20 hours). Potential for hours to increase to approx. 30-35 hours during April 16-24 and in the months of July and August. Additional evening hours occasionally available during museum functions and programs.
Please send resumes and cover letters to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Patricia Lane, Visitor Services Manager, MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Avenue, Bldg. N51, Cambridge, MA 02139.
April 01, 2016