The Andy Warhol Museum is seeking part-time gallery attendants to assist in the orientation and provision of positive, quality museum experience to all patrons during open hours and special events, including the protection of the Andy Warhol Museum's collection from various potential threats. Must have ability to gain familiarity with all the areas of the Visitor Services Department to ensure smooth daily operation. Duties include greeting and assisting patrons with orientation to the museum, providing general museum information to visitors as needed, monitoring collections and displays, maintaining the visitor information areas, operating computer ticketing system, operation of phone switchboard, tracking information gathered during daily operations, and assisting the visitor services manager with all levels of customer service.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Requires excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, previous experience working with the public and handling cash transactions and excellent customer service skills. Expected to follow a set of strict rules and procedures, enforce safety guidelines to all visitors. Prefer an interest in art. Ability to stand for long periods of time and to safely lift and operate a fifty-pound fire extinguisher.
Applicants should be available and prepared to work a variable, as-needed schedule. Must be able to work 25-28 hours per week. Our staffing needs are often dependent on our exhibit schedule. Flexible schedules available Monday through Sunday, night and weekend hours required, uniforms/dress code required.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to stand for long periods of time and to lift and operate safely a fifty-pound fire extinguisher. The following PA Act 153 clearances, or proof of application of clearances, are required prior to beginning employment and as a condition of continued employment: • Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance • Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check • FBI Fingerprint Criminal Background Check Obtaining the required clearances is completed as part of the new hire process. However, if you would like to apply for the documents on your own or for more information, please visit http://keepkidssafe.pa.gov/clearances/index.htm
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