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Electronic submissions for these positions may be sent to info@midamericamuseum.org.

 

Title:

Education Associate

Part time, temporary, with potential for full time permanent 15-20 hours per week to start.

Pay commensurate with experience.

 

Reporting Relationships:

Supervised by Director of Education.

 

Brief Position Summary:

Assist visitors and students of all ages in developing an understanding of the process of making scientific observations and discoveries to inspire them to actively explore science related topics and learn about the principles and properties of light, energy, sound, perception, matter, etc. Other duties include performing live scripted shows in the Tesla Theater and on the museum floor demonstrating various aspects of science. Candidates must have experience working with people of all ages and be comfortable speaking before groups. Experience in teaching or training is helpful. Bachelor's degree is preferred and training will be provided. Valid driver's license and reliable transportation is required for travel to off-site outreach programs.

 

Requirements and Special Skills:

• High school diploma required.

• Preference given for experience in education and/or museums.

• Must be friendly, outgoing, and personable.

• Ability to deliver a dynamic and engaging presentation to large audiences (up to 150 people).

• Must be organized and able to complete tasks in a timely manner without direct supervision.

• Ability to relate to a wide variety of individuals.

• Ability to work effectively with others and be a team player.

• Able to periodically lift up to 30 lbs.

• Physically able to walk/stand throughout work shift.

 

Applications and/or resumes should be submitted to the Director of Education via email to info@midamericamuseum.org, or mail to Mid-America Science Museum, 500 Mid-America Blvd., Hot Springs, AR 71913.

 

 

Title:

Guest Services Associate

 

Reporting Relationships:

Supervised by the Director of Guest Services. May also be occasionally supervised by Guest Services Coordinator. Works closely with Exhibit Technicians, museum floor staff and volunteers, Director of Informal Learning, and Director of Educational Programs.

 

Brief Position Summary:

This person is primarily responsible for daily admissions and museum store sales. This person will convey a positive and upbeat attitude towards customers and provide friendly service both in person and over the phone. Also responsible for register accountability.

 

Description of Duties:

• Directly responsible for admissions, museum store sales, and answering phone calls

• Departmental responsibility for operation of simulator

• Promotion and sales of memberships

• Promotion, sales, and coordination of birthday parties

• Oversight of wheelchair and stroller use

• Must work proportionate share of after-hours events

• Responsible for daily cash of the registers

• May also be assigned specific work related to other departments depending on availability,

   talents, and skills

 

Requirements and Special Skills:

• High school diploma or G.E.D.

• Preferred experience in a retail sales setting including inventory management

• Experience customer relations

• Must be well organized

• Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications

• Friendly, outgoing personality and ability to relate to a wide variety of people

• Ability to work a flexible schedule occasionally unsupervised

• Valid driver’s license with reliable transportation

• Ability to lift up to 30 lbs.

Volunteer Opportunities

MASM is always seeking to augment its Volunteer force with energetic, creative people who:

• want to contribute to their community

• are enthusiastic about learning

• enjoy sharing knowledge

• take responsibility seriously

• enjoy taking challenges.

Learn more about MASM's extraordinary Volunteer Opportunities.

Join the best team in Hot Springs, and make an impact on the future!



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