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St. Paul, Minnesota
United States

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Job Category:
Customer Service, Administrative - Support Services
Position type:
Part Time
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Date Posted:
March 05, 2018

Visitor Assistant

MCM is not actively hiring for this position, but we continue to accept applications.  We will contact qualified applicants when an opening becomes available.

REPORTS TO: Operations & Experience Manager, Minnesota Children’s Museum of Rochester

CLASSIFICATION: Part-time, 10-20 hours/weekday, weekend and evening

COMPENSATION: Starting rate of $10.50 per hour

Position Summary

Minnesota Children’s Museum of Rochester is looking for energetic, outgoing individuals who want to work in a fun, playful environment providing quality customer service to the public. We expect our Visitor Assistants to be excited about:

  • Welcoming and checking-in visitors at the front desk, following proper cash handling and ticketing procedures
  • Actively engaging visitors by playing with them in exhibits, answering questions, and going out of your way to help visitors have a great experience
  • Leading drop-in programs and activities
  • Monitoring exhibits for safety and cleanliness, including picking up toys and props
  • Helping maintain a clean and sanitary facility by performing regular cleaning duties including vacuuming and occasional cleaning of the restrooms.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

The ideal candidate must possess the following qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred, but not required
  • One year working or volunteering with children in an educational or recreational setting
  • One year customer service experience
  • Commitment to excellent customer service and teamwork
  • High comfort level working with children and the public

Available Benefits

  • Free admission to museum for family
  • Competitive pay 
  • Retirement savings plan with employer match
  • Earn time off for Sick & Safe Leave

About MCM

Minnesota Children's Museum’s mission is sparking children’s learning through play. We are dedicated to providing children with a fun, hands-on and stimulating environment to explore and discover. With locations in St. Paul and Rochester, MCM employs 65 full-time and 65 part-time employees. At MCM, our workplace values that guide how we work together are: Play, Include, Grow, Serve, and Strive.

Minnesota Children’s Museum is dedicated to growing a diverse and culturally competent team of highly engaged staff and volunteers to reflect and equitably serve the vibrant community around us. We embrace differences in age, ability, color, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, race, religion, and sexual orientation. We strongly encourage the application of individuals from diverse backgrounds, including but not limited to: Black, Indigenous, and people of color; immigrants and refugees; LBGTQIA individuals; people with disabilities; religious minorities; and the elderly.

Minnesota Children’s Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse work environment.

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