Visitor and Education Assistant

The International Museum of Surgical Science is looking to fill the position of Visitor and Education Assistant​. The Assistant is a full-time position; weekends and some evenings are required. Weekly schedule is: Tuesday - Saturday, 9:30am - 5:30pm. The Assistant reports to the Museum’s Manager of Education and Events. 

Main duties: The Assistant will spearhead new Museum initiatives and contribute to the operational and visitor growth, and staff the admissions desk and gift shop during assigned shifts. The ideal candidate will be outgoing, highly motivated and hardworking, with great attention to detail and ambition to work independently. Excellent customer service and intrapersonal skills are required. A successful candidate will demonstrate successful goal completion and prove to be a key player in the Museum’s growth. 

Job requirements include: 

● Assisting with ongoing marketing campaigns

● Facilitating the front desk

● Facilitating guided tours and education programs

● Scheduling education programs and groups

● Assisting with volunteers

● Conducting visitor, programming, education and events outreach

$27-29,000 salary per year plus benefits: fully paid Life, Health, Vision, Dental insurance; paid two-weeks vacation after six months employment; 10 allotted sick/personal days. 

Requirements
Skills & Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • 1-2 years previous experience working in museum or non-profit setting preferred
  • Previous experience with customer service/handling payments
  • A proven track record of making sales and client relationships
  • Time efficient, organized, dependable, a team player and detail oriented
  • Outgoing with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to be self-sufficient and work independently with success
To Apply: 

Please submit:​ Resume, cover letter, and three references to info@imss.org. No phone calls. Background check required. 

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Michelle Rinard
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone Number: 
312-642-6502