Position Number: 900111
Department or Office: Museum
Level: Level A (General)
Date Prepared: 03-01-2011
Student Employment Information
Work Study: No
Hours: Up to 40 hours per week.
Museum hours: Tues. - Fri 10-5, Sat. and Sun. 12 – 5
Students enrolled in the Summer Language School program would not be eligible for this position.
Duties include greeting the general public, Middlebury College staff, faculty, and students. Good clear communication skills, a strong voice, and a pleasant attitude are a must, as you will be greeting people from diverse backgrounds. Must have general knowledge about the museum and the college (will train). Experience with cash registers and credit card machines are helpful. Must be dependable!
You will be the public's first contact with the Museum. Positive, first impressions are crucial
Must be friendly, have a pleasant attitude, be outgoing, and self assertive
Able to speak comfortably with groups and individual from diverse backgrounds
Welcome and inform visitors about exhibitions and be able to give information about current exhibitions. (Will train)
Sells Museum products
Runs cash register, credit card machine
Executes daily cash reports, cashes out the register, keeps accounts of sales, records number of daily visitors, conducts surveys when appropriate.
Answers the main museum phone and takes accurate messages
Does occasional museum projects when asked by staff
Distributes museum brochures and posters on and off campus
Education & Training
Experience in a museum setting a plus, especially participation in the Museum Assistants Program (a volunteer tour guide program at this Museum).
PC (word and Excel) and MAC experience
Able to speak comfortably with people from diverse backgrounds. Must be friendly and outgoing.
Strong candidates will be contacted for an interview.