Visitor Services Staff - Holland Museum

Hourly wage: $9.45-11.00/hr

Be a part of history! The Holland Museum is seeking someone with a friendly, upbeat attitude to join our Visitor Services team. This position enhances the guest experience by engaging them from the get-go, providing friendly interaction and information about the museum, our historic houses, and the local area. Responsibilities are listed below, but more opportunities may be available based on your experience and interests.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

·         Welcome and inform visitors about the museum, programs, exhibitions and membership opportunities.
·         Perform open and closing procedures, answer the phone, and take reservations for programs and events.
·         Keep account of register sales slips (admission and gift shop), and run closing reports on register at end of night.
·         Keep track of visitor statistics and maintain spreadsheets of data.
·         Provide support for volunteers and staff; perform occasional office work as requested by museum administrative staff.
·         Perform light household cleaning and maintenance duties, such as cleaning and keeping front desk area free of clutter.

    Education and Experience

    High School diploma or equivalent, and minimum of two years working in the merchandizing and/or customer service field. Valid driver’s license required.

    Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    ·         Must be outgoing, with exceptional customer service skills and the ability to work with a diverse public and workforce.
    ·         Excellent verbal communication, with the ability to communicate effectively.
    ·         Ability to perform physical tasks (lift 30 lbs.) with physical mobility and ability to climb stairs.
    ·         Demonstrated computer proficiency, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
    ·         Ability to pass a background check.
    ·         Spanish proficiency is a plus.

      Work Schedule and Compensation

      12-18 hours per week, with some evenings and weekends necessary. Sunday availability a must May-September. Extended availability will be required the week of Tulip Time.  Hourly wage: $9.45-11.00/hr

      To Apply

      Please submit a completed museum application to Winde Gehringer, Visitor Services & Exhibit Coordinator, at wgehringer@hollandmuseum.org.



      Posted on 7/22/2019

        
       The Michigan Museums Association is supported in part by an award from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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