Museum Assistant/Receptionist

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



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The Company

The DuPage County Historical Museum is operated as a facility of the Wheaton Park District and the only institution dedicated to the collection, preservation and interpretation of the material culture documenting the county of DuPage Illinois.

The Position

We are looking for someone who will assist in the orderly operation of the administrative office and museum front desk, including answering calls, greeting and assisting visitors, In addition, you will also assist the Museum Manager and Educator with exhibit label editing, research, education programming, program development, birthday parties and other tasks and projects.

  • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the museum building, including facility rentals, programs, exhibit, and events.
  • Facilitate guided tours and school/scout programs.
  • Research and write exhibit labels and research requests.
  • Assist with the program registration process, special events, reservations and accurate handling of fees.
  • Various administrative duties, including ordering supplies, filing and correspondence.
  • Hourly Rate:

    $9.75 to $10.75 per hour DOE

    Hours

    12 to 15 hours per week – Saturdays and some evenings required

    Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • As least one (1) year of experience in general office duties.
  • Must have some local history knowledge
  • Experience working with the public.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and use of various office equipment.
  • Good organizational, interpersonal, and written and verbal communication skills.
  • Wheaton Park District is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/M/F/D/V


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