Hours:
Tuesday-Saturday (9-5)
Sunday (1-5)
Admission:
Adults $10
Children (3-12) $8

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Click the link to download Job Application PDF. Applications must be mailed to ATTN: Exhibition Department, 500 Mid America Blvd. Hot Springs, AR 71913 or they may be emailed to loria@midamericamuseum.org

http://www.midamericamuseum.org/site/assets/files/1080/application_for_employment.pdf

Full-Time/Part-Time Exhibit Technician

Mid-America Science Museum Official Job Description

Title:  Exhibit Technician

Reports to: Exhibit Designer

Brief Position Summary: 

The Exhibit Technician is primarily responsible for ensuring that all exhibits on the museum floor are properly functioning and the presentation of exhibits are up to the quality and standards expected by MASM as a first-class Science Museum.  Other responsibilities include museum audio/visual elements.

Description of Duties:

  • Responsible for overall museum appearance and working order of exhibits
  • Works with museum educators and floor staff to ensure quality communication
  • Works with Senior Exhibit Technician to prepare for and install traveling exhibits
  • Monitors and evaluates museum audio/visual elements including all museum lighting elements, public address system, and music selection
  • Repairs broken exhibits and works with museum staff to effectively prioritize a repair schedule for exhibits
  • Upholds exhibits maintenance schedule with Senior Technician
  • Assists with opening and closing of museum daily
  • Works proportionate share of after-hours events

Requirements and Special Skills

  • Must have mechanical abilities and educational background related to engineering and/or skilled trades that apply to the daily tasks required to perform stated position
  • Must be well organized
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Ability to lift 30 – 60 lbs
  • Knowledge of heavy equipment operation preferred
  • Museum experience preferred but not required

Click the link to download Job Application PDF. Applications must be mailed to ATTN: Exhibition Department, 500 Mid America Blvd. Hot Springs, AR 71913 or they may be emailed to loria@midamericamuseum.org

Part-Time Maintenance Assistant Technician

Job Summary

Title:  Maintenance Assistant Technician

Reports to: Exhibit Designer

Job Summary: 

The Maintenance Assistant Technician assists Director of Facilities with building operations.  This is a part-time position with 35-39 hours of work per week.

Department:  Building Operations

Reports to: Director of Facilities

Education:  Landscaping and mechanical/technical training in related fields or relevant experience

Experience Required:  Minimum 2-year experience or equivalent education

Description of Duties: 

  • Frontline maintenance of Museum grounds and outdoor areas.
  • Maintains equipment used throughout duties.
  • Monitors condition of Museum fleet and other vehicles.
  • Fill in for the housekeeper when necessary.
  • Be available for after-hours events.
  • Assist with school group check-ins and hauling lunches to the building when needed.
  • Maintain strong communication with all Museum departments.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements and Special Skills

  • Must be able to apply knowledge towards the mission of Mid-America.
  • Provide a positive contribution to the moral and working environment of the Museum.
  • Able to work in a team setting as well to work as an independent trouble-shooter and problem-solver.
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Ability to lift 30 – 60 lbs. 

Click the link to download Job Application PDF. Applications must be mailed to ATTN: Exhibition Department, 500 Mid America Blvd. Hot Springs, AR 71913 or they may be emailed to jackb@midamericamuseum.org

http://www.midamericamuseum.org/site/assets/files/1080/application_for_employment.pdf