The Carnegie Museum of Art Store is looking for an enthusiastic leader who loves people, teamwork and problem solving. You will supervise and develop a team of sales associates, work directly with the store buyer, enhance the visitor experience and drive sales revenue to support museum programs.
The Museum Store Supervisor will lead all store associates in greeting and engaging visitors in dialogue, providing them with information about our products and services. Responsible for museum store operations including scheduling, training, developing, supervising and directing sales associates. Duties include store opening and closing functions, balancing cash drawers, review / approve or completes store daily deposits, safe contents, inventory control and visual merchandising. Maintains excellent communications with store buyer, receiving associates and CMP staff.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCES: Must be high school graduate or equivalent. Prefer at least one year managerial experience in retail management with emphasis on personnel management, motivation, merchandising and inventory control.
MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT: Computer point of sale, personal computer, calculator, fax machine, copy machine, dolly for transporting merchandise.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must be friendly, outgoing and enjoy interacting with a diverse visitor base and work force. Excellent customer service skills required, including problem solving. Strong communication and interpersonal skills with ability to interact and present to store and museum upper management. Solid organizational and written skills, timely follow-through and attention to detail. Exercise independent judgment and creative thinking. Ability to handle a variety of tasks, processing mental and emotional stability necessary to deal with simultaneous demands. Knowledge or appreciation of art preferred.
EMPLOYMENT TRAINING: Three months
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Mental, emotional and physical stamina required. Job involves walking and standing for long periods of time, the ability to lift and transport boxes (up to 30 pounds), climb ladders, stoop, bend, work in confined, tight spaces and handle stock. Varied schedule including most weekends, holidays and some evenings. The ability to provide excellent customer service as well as to multi-task the demands of the position.
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh is interested in candidates who, through their experience and collaborations, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the Carnegie Museums community.
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From rock groups to Campbell’s soup, from T. rex to submarine decks—the four Carnegie Museums are home to hundreds of thousands of objects, including some of the world’s great art and the remains of the Earth’s largest prehistoric creatures. They’re home, too, to thousands of exhibition spaces that make us wonder—about our world, the Universe, the past, and the future. Most importantly, they’re th...e participants and the hosts of daily exploration—onsite, out in the community, and around the world. They are Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Carnegie Science Center, and The Andy Warhol Museum.