Visitor Experience Associate (VEA) - Detroit Historical Society (6/30/23)
Posted on 5/4/23
Reports to: Visitor Experience Manager
Hourly Wage: Up to $15.00 an hour, dependent on qualifications, education, and experience
The Detroit Historical Society’s mission is to tell Detroit’s stories and why they matter. Founded in 1921, the Society has been bringing together diverse voices and communities around the stories of the region to find their place in the present and inspire the future for almost 100 years. Located in Detroit’s cultural district, the Society administers and develops exhibitions and programming for the Detroit Historical Museum, the Dossin Great Lakes Museum, and our Collection Resource Center at Historic Ft Wayne. The team cares for nearly 300,000 artifacts in its collection and relies on a staff of over 50 individuals to help to continue to bring Detroit’s vibrant stories to life.
The Visitor Experience Associate supports the Detroit Historical Society’s mission, strategy, and DEAI goals by providing exceptional hospitality and visitor experiences to all individuals and groups visiting the museum. The Visitor Experience Associate sells admissions, memberships and Museum Store merchandise, answers questions, and provides visitors access to amenities. Visitor Experience Associates also have the opportunity to cross training in events and curatorial work.
Compensation & Benefits
Interested applicants must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and be willing to undergo a criminal background check. Applicants must combine all application materials (Cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document. Please limit document name to 50 characters. The maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., & %, etc.). Send to: firstname.lastname@example.org . No phone calls, please.
The Detroit Historical Society (DHS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer seeking to reach a broad and diverse candidate pool when filling vacant positions. We strongly encourage applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds. We sincerely believe that our organization and its work benefit from the perspectives and talents of a diverse staff. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.