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Seasonal & Occasional Openings

Seasonal & Occasional Openings

#1415-109-1 SALES CLERK, Explore Store. Occasional/Non-Exempt (Days, Evenings and weekends, 12-20 hours/week.) EEO 9D.

This position is responsible for providing excellent customer service to the Science Museum of Minnesota's internal and external customers through product sales.

Responsibilities:
Greet and assist customers by providing knowledgeable information and/or demonstration to customers selecting merchandise. Process merchandise sales, returns and exchanges. Opening and closing procedures. Maintain a clean sales floor. Assist with annual inventory and ongoing inventory management.

Requirements:
Ability to operate a cash register. Basic math skills. Ability to deal positively with a broad range of the public. Ability to use basic selling techniques. Dependability, flexibility and good customer service skills. High School Diploma or equivalent. One year in applicable customer service role. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Problem-solving skills. Ability to learn and retain large amounts of detailed information. Ability to stand for long periods of time. Experience working with computers. Ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays. Ability to occasionally work outside. Retail experience a plus.

Pay Rate: $8.79/hr
Application Deadline: December 3, 2014

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1415-345-2 EXHIBIT FABRICATOR II, Exhibits Shop. Occasional/Non-Exempt.

Responsibilities:
Assist in loading, unloading, assembly, installation, and tear-downs of museum exhibits. Full-time position of limited duration (3-10 weeks), beginning mid-December through early January, with possibility of additional future work in the museum's fabrication shop as available. Ability to work safely, carefully and reliably in a busy team environment required. Experience in museums, galleries, and / or custom fabrication shops preferred.

Requirements:
General carpentry and/or cabinet-making skills. Other fabrication skills in welding, plastics, finishing, etc. are desirable. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds. Ability to work safely, carefully and reliably in a busy team environment. Experience in museums, galleries, and / or custom fabrication shops preferred.

Pay Rate: $17.77/hr
Application Deadline: December 3, 2014

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#1415-52 PRESENTORS OR ACTOR

Are you looking for that fantastic day job to supplement your evening gigs? Science Live Theatre, the longest running professional museum theatre company, is currently seeking a male or female African American actor as a company member at the Science Museum of Minnesota. This position is responsible for providing excellent live performances in repertory for museum patrons. Presenters perform a variety of show styles: ten-minute plays, monologues, puppetry, demonstrations, presentations and first person characterization/improv.

Responsibilities: Learn science content, memorize scripts and perform in repertory. Greet and assist museum visitors with questions by providing knowledgeable information about the content in the live shows. Set up and maintain props, set pieces and costumes.

Requirements: Theatre degree or equivalent professional performance experience. Must possess the ability to play a variety of characters and performance styles. Candidates must have a history of dependability, flexibility and punctuality. Problem-solving and improv skills are essential. Experience with engaging a broad range of the public. Demonstrates a strong commitment to educational theatre. The availability to work some evenings, weekends and holidays is required.

ADA Requirements: Ability to withstand long periods of standing and walking; ability to lift up to forty pounds. Ability to bend and climb stairs; must have use of hands; ability to communicate effectively with the public and other staff; must be able to see and hear well enough to detect possible problem situations in crowded spaces; space limitations for wheelchairs, walkers and some canes (must have mobility; not restricted to a wheelchair).

Pay Rate: Depending on Experience
Application Deadline: December 17, 2014

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