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Job Listing: PT Museum Generalist

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Danville Science Center - Danville, VA

Closes - Open until filled.

Position Title – PT Museum Generalist

Salary - $13.00/hour

Job Type - Part-Time

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The Danville Science Center seeks a dynamic and energetic Museum Generalist who will provide quality customer service and brand presentation to our Museum guests; present and interpret museum exhibits, assist in the delivery of educational programs to include STEM Programs, Outreach, Special Events, Birthday parties, as well as provide guest services and gift shop coverage, operate the Dome console, maintain the Museum’s Butterfly Station as needed, and other duties as necessary that align with the Museum’s strategic plan and mission.

Must be able to work the weekend (Sunday shift required), holidays and occasional evenings depending on Museum programming and events.

Please note that this is a part-time position and will work an average of 15 hours a week with a maximum of 1500 hours in a 12-month period. No state benefits are provided.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma with some post high school training, knowledge and demonstrated ability to implement STEM education in an informal setting; customer service experience; excellent verbal and written communication skills; proficiency with Google suite, Microsoft Word and Excel; the ability to be a self-starter and work successfully with little supervision; the ability to successfully work with people of all ages and backgrounds; and the ability to effectively present content in both one-on-one and group situations in an engaging, compelling and energetic manner in front of a live audience of varying ages. Additional qualifications include excellent organizational skills, and the ability to handle money and inventory with accuracy and accountability.

Preferred Qualifications

BS /BA degree from an accredited college or university with coursework in science or education and/or experience in K-12 science education. Experience working with children of various ages. ASL or Spanish language competencies a plus. Prior Museum experience a plus.

Special Requirements

The selected candidate must pass a criminal background check.

Special Instructions to Applicants

The Science Museum of Virginia will accept ONLY online applications for all Museum employment opportunities. Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and resumes will not be accepted. The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided on the application, therefore, it is essential to fully complete each section of the application and provide detailed information. Submitting an incomplete state application, or a state application lacking in detail, may impact your interview eligibility. This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted for consideration. Please refer to “Your Application” in your RMS Account to check the status for this position. Computers are available for applying for jobs in public libraries, and the Virginia Employment Commission offices. Science Museum Human Resources will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of accommodation in order to provide access to the application and/or interview process. If any assistance is needed when applying online, please contact Museum HR at 804-864-1477. The Science Museum of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse workforce.
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Notice: SMV HR will record information from each new employee’s Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) into the Federal E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.
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