Employment

Position:  Part-Time Front Desk Personnel & Per Diem Front Desk Personnel 

As a public face of the Children’s Museum, this position is responsible for welcoming and processing visitors, answering phones, and assisting with the day-to-day operation of the Museum. On occasion, s/he may also assist with birthday parties, classroom activities, and exhibit support.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Welcome visitors and process admissions and memberships.
  • Answer telephone, screen and direct calls.
  • Assist with reservations for programs, birthday parties, and special events.
  • Promote memberships, events, and programs at the Museum.
  • Respond to visitor’s inquiries and comments.
  • Reset exhibit materials as needed and monitor exhibits on a regular basis, reporting items in need of repair to the Exhibits and Education Coordinator.
  • Assist the Program Coordinator with ongoing programs and classes as needed.
  • Assist visitors with expanding their depth of experience with various aspects of exhibits.
  • Assist with support of volunteer program, including communication, support, planning and cultivation.
  • Participate in special events and functions as required.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the Visitor Services Coordinator

Qualifications:

Able to process information and sales quickly, accurately, and efficiently; possess excellent interpersonal skills and friendly demeanor; able to multitask and work in a fast paced environment; able to work varied hours/days, including weekends and holidays, as needed. Bachelor of Arts/Science highly desired.

Please fax resume to 631-537-2413 or e-mail Doug@CMEE.org.


Position: Part-Time Floor Staff

Floor Staff create and maintain a physical environment that is comfortable, engaging, and fun for both children and adults.

Specific responsibilities:

  • Clean and reset exhibit materials at least once an hour, and more often as needed
  • Ensure that exhibit materials are clean work as intended, and are properly laid out for visitors to use.
  • Help set up for programs so that the space looks inviting.
  • Report any exhibit maintenance issues to the Visitor Experience Coordinator
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the Visitor Experience Coordinator

Essential Skills:

  • Detail oriented

Desirable Skills:

  • Spanish speaking ability
  • Outgoing personality

Education/Work experience Requirements:

Ideal for a high school student looking for summer, weekend, or holiday work.

Please fax resume to 631-537-2413 or e-mail Doug@CMEE.org.