Employment Opportunities

Museum Assistant - $8.50/hour – 7 – 15 hours/week
Interested applicants should send a digital cover letter and resume to:
Attn: Scot Phillips, Operations Officer, at jobs@massillonmuseum.org
DUE: No later than 5:00pm on Wednesday, March 23, 2017

Massillon Museum seeks enthusiastic candidates to assist with staffing on weekends and the occasional evening.  Ideal candidates are students with an interest in art, history, museums, and non-profit management or administration. Up to two assistants may be hired to fill a total of 15 hours per week. Weekend hours are required, and occasional evening hours may be required.  Primary responsibilities will be to support the full-time staff with both administrative and creative tasks related to oversight of the facility and programs.  Duties may include:  assisting front line volunteer staff with answering the public’s questions, monitoring Museum guests; performing gallery checks throughout the shift; assisting with clerical tasks like bulk mailings, filing, and general office projects; ensuring the lobby and front-of-house are tidy and in order; posting to the Museum’s social media accounts; assisting guest instructors with class and workshop prep, cleanup, student registration, and photo documentation; and special event assistance.

The employee shall maintain a positive and respectful attitude, communicate regularly with supervisor, consistently report to work on time prepared to perform duties of position, greet and answer any questions from guests, maintain general cleanliness of galleries and public spaces, and other duties as required.

The position requires effective oral and written communication skills, and basic interpersonal skills; ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos; ability to write simple correspondence; ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to patrons and other employees of the organization; ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out written or oral instructions, and to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.  While this position does not require specific computer program knowledge, proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Adobe Suite is a plus, as is the ability to operate a copy machine/scan documents, and post to social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to the attention of:  Scot Phillips, Operations Officer, at jobs@massillonmuseum.org no later than 5:00pm on Wednesday, March 23. 

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