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MUSEUM ASSOCIATE (Part-time)

The Orpheum Children's Science Museum is seeking applicants for the part-time position of Museum Associate (entry-level). The Museum Associate (MA) provides a positive and friendly face for the museum and facilitates the safety and security of visitors in the museum. The MA assists with the maintenance and cleaning of the museum, gift shop sales, animal care, bookkeeping, and provides direction to volunteers. Minimum Skills and Qualifications: A high school diploma or GED; excellent communication and customer service skills and the ability to interact positively with a diverse population of children, adults and large groups; able to lift 25 lbs; able to react positively to a rapidly changing environment and make good decisions under pressure and in the absence of the Executive Director. Preferred Skills and Qualifications: Prior experience working with children; interest in science and education; previous cash handling experience; experience caring for small animals and reptiles (snake, bearded dragons, turtles, etc.); and skilled in QuickBooks Point of Sale software. Send resume by email or mail to: Orpheum Children's Science Museum ATTN: R. Dunn 346 N. Neil Street Champaign, IL 61820 Starting salary: $8.50 hr. with room for advancement.