376 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, P.O. Box 316, Bridgehampton, NY 11932

631-537-8250

Employment

PLAY WORKER – Part-Time

As the public face of the Children’s Museum, PLAY WORKERS are warm, friendly and welcoming to all children and families at the Museum. Play Workers are responsible for engaging in dramatic play with the children as they play through the museum, as well as resetting and restocking the exhibits throughout the day.  On occasion, they assist with birthday parties, special events, and exhibition maintenance.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Welcome visitors in a friendly, professional and encouraging manner.
  • Engage in play with children throughout the Museum.
  • Helpfully respond to visitor inquiries and comments.
  • Maintain current knowledge of Museum programs and events to share with visitors.
  • Reset, restock and maintain cleanliness of the Museum throughout the day as needed.
  • Help set up for birthdays, programs and special events.
  • Enforce museum safety rules and guidelines.
  • Participate in special events and functions as needed.
  • Report any exhibit maintenance issues to the Visitor Services Coordinator/Museum Experience Coordinator.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the Visitor services Coordinator and Museum Experience Coordinator.

Qualifications:

  • Outgoing, positive personality and ability to connect with many people from different backgrounds.
  • Punctual, detail oriented and a good problem solver
  • Creative and enthusiastic about working with young children and families.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to present information to visitors.
  • Able to multitask in a fast paced environment.
  • Must have the ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time.
  • Must have the ability to bend, kneel, and lift up to 25 pounds.
  • Bilingual/Multilingual preferred.
  • Able to work weekends and holidays
  • Ideal for high school students.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume as one PDF to info@cmee.org with “[Your Name]-Play Worker” in the subject line.

  

VISITOR SERVICES LIAISON – Part-Time

The Visitor Services Liaison has primary responsibility for welcoming and receiving patrons when they first contact or enter the Museum. S/he is responsible for processing admissions, selling memberships, answering telephones and providing information about the Museum to visitors. On occasion, the Visitor Services Liaison may assist with birthday parties, special events, and exhibition maintenance.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Welcome visitors in a friendly, warm and professional manner.
  • Orient visitors in the Museum and provide information about events, programs and exhibits.
  • Respond to visitor inquiries and comments.
  • Process visitors and sell tickets and memberships at the front desk.
  • Maintain current knowledge of Museum programs and events to share with visitors.
  • Reset, restock and maintain cleanliness of the Museum throughout the day as needed.
  • Manage opening and closing procedures for the day.
  • Assist with reservations for programs, special events, and birthday parties.
  • Ensure that print materials (posters, fliers, and brochures) are available and displayed in key areas.
  • Assist with data entry or mailings as needed.
  • Enforce museum safety rules and guidelines.
  • Record attendance data or other types of visitor information as assigned.
  • Participate in special events and functions as required.
  • Answer telephone, screen and direct calls.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the Visitor services Coordinator and Museum Experience coordinator.

Qualifications:

  • An outgoing, positive personality and ability to connect with many people of many backgrounds.
  • Minimum of one year working with children in another Museum or cultural institution, retail, preschool or daycare, afterschool, summer camp, or other family-oriented setting.
  • Punctual and detail oriented.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to present information to visitors and staff.
  • Experience in guest management, hospitality or customer service is preferred.
  • Able to multitask in a fast paced environment.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Must have the ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time.
  • Must have the ability to bend, kneel, and lift up to 25 pounds.
  • Able to work weekends, holidays and school breaks.
  • Bilingual/Multilingual preferred.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume as one PDF to info@cmee.org with “[Your Name]-Visitor Experience Liaison” in the subject header.

   

CUSTODIAN – Part-Time

Reporting to the Facilities and Exhibits Coordinator, the Custodial Staff is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the Museum’s facility and grounds. In addition, s/he will work with other Custodial Team members during twice annual seasonal deep cleaning of the facility. This is a year-round, part-time position. Night and day shifts available.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the Museum is clean during hours of operation.
  • Perform weekly cleaning tasks such as restocking cleaning supplies, sanitizing Museum props and toys, and laundering cloth materials.
  • Assist in additional tasks as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Must have prior professional cleaning experience.
  • Able to follow directions and work well in a fast paced environment.
  • Work weekends and some holidays, as well as one full week in September and one week in May.
  • Prior commercial cleaning experience a plus, but not required. Experience working with or around children also highly desirable.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume as one PDF to info@cmee.org with “[Your Name]-Custodian” in the subject header.

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