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Seasonal & Occasional Openings

#1415-49 PARKING FACILITY CASHIER. Occasional/Hourly, Non-Exempt, (Day, evening, weekend shifts).

Responsibilities:
The Parking Facility Cashier is responsible for daily operating and traffic control of the Science Museum of Minnesota's 820 stall parking facility. These duties include operating the parking fee computers; handling money for hourly parking as well as pre-pay event parking during downtown St. Paul events; vehicle traffic control within the parking facility as well as surrounding grounds; assist with grounds maintenance as required; pursue excellent customer service with energy and drive that models organizational mission and embrace situations in which client expectations are successfully fulfilled and the organization is highlighted through interactions.

Requirements:
Demonstrated experience with cash management; effective communication skills (both written and verbal); math skills (subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, fractions); must be able to work outside during periods of extreme heat and cold; walk long distances and remain in a standing or sitting position for extended periods; lifting 25-49 pounds; ability to work evenings and/or weekends frequently.

Pay Rate: $8.75 per hour
Application Deadline: September 10, 2014

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#1415-452 ASSOCIATE VISITOR RELATIONS/SECURITY SUPERVISOR. Occasional/Non-Exempt. (Day, evening, weekend shifts) EEO.

Responsibilities:
Associate Visitor Relations/Security Supervisor is responsible for protecting and securing the facility, artifacts, exhibits, and external facility properties. Assists with management and coordination of visitor activity and daily security operations of the public museum, including the museum parking facility; communicates museum visitor service information to visitors, staff and volunteers; assists with logistics of operational planning, safety, security, service, and emergency procedures response/preparation/training; performs and enforces established safety, security and visitor service policies and procedures; assists with assuring successful supervision of internal and external emergencies; performs routine physical escorts and fund recovery duties; provides basic emergency medical assistance and life support functions; assists with and directly monitors motor vehicle traffic control in and around the museum parking facility and loading dock areas; provides direct assistance and support to local and federal law enforcement agencies; promotes and enforces positive visitor service satisfaction standards and resolves visitor service concerns.

Requirements:
High school diploma and minimum of 2 years visitor service and/or security experience, superb communication skills (both written and oral); position requires extended periods of managing and monitoring electronic security surveillance network, fire detection/suppression systems, and routine physical patrols of facility, external properties, and parking facility; extensive periods of standing and walking; must be capable of promptly responding (both mentally and physically) to emergency incidents and elevated visitor service concerns; must have ability to work days, evenings and weekends; CPR and First Aid Certification required (training provided).

Pay Rate: $11.35 per hour
Application Deadline: September 10, 2014

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#1415-925 CUSTODIAN - OCCASIONAL, Facilities. Occasional/Non-Exempt. Less than 24 hours per week.

The purpose of this position is to provide the visitors with a safe, attractive, comfortable, clean and efficient facility; to perform routine cleaning work in the museum according to schedule provided by Custodial Supervisor.

Responsibilities:
Clean and care for museum in order to ensure it is maintained in a safe and healthy manner; maintain storage areas and cleaning equipment, materials and supplies in a safe and orderly manner in order to ensure the safety of staff and the public; perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements:
Knowledge of standard cleaning procedures, chemicals, products and equipment; knowledge of the Material Data Sheet (MSDS); ability to lift 35 pounds and occasionally up to 80 pounds; ability to read and understand labels and follow instructions; ability to work primarily in standing position; ability to operate vacuums and push-cart; must have team work, decision making, problem solving, communication, and time management skills.

Pay Rate: $11.50 per hour
Application Deadline: September 10, 2014

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#1415-1028 COMPUTER INSTRUCTOR, Library. Occasional/Non-Exempt. EEO 2B.

The purpose of this position is to teach basic computer classes, organized by Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), with the focus on building job skills resulting in meeting overall educational goals of the program. This position has a varied schedule. The majority of these classes are offered in the evenings and weekends, with possible daytime assignments - on average 8-20 hours per month.

Responsibilities:
Teach MELSA library classes at libraries located within the surrounding 7 county metro area. Course materials and handouts will be provided by the Science Museum. Perform pre- and post- class activities, including student check-in and computer shut down. Adhere to established attendance standards.

Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree, preferred. Must have two years teaching experience in a classroom environment and demonstrable classroom teaching abilities, preferably computer software training. Must be available for a schedule which includes evenings and Saturdays. Strong working knowledge of Windows, Internet, LinkedIn, and Microsoft Office 2007/2010. Ability to handle a wide range of student skill levels.

Pay Rate: $25.00 per hour
Application Deadline: September 10, 2014

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#1415-1135 VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR, Warner Nature Center. Part Time/Non Exempt EEO 5A.

Warner Nature Center is located off-site of the Science Museum of Minnesota in Marine on St. Croix, MN (20 minutes north of Stillwater). We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to provide administrative, communication, and planning support for over 100 volunteers ages 14-adult. The position is responsible for coordinating volunteer-related communications including the volunteer blog, newsletters, emails, and phone calls. The role also supports the process of volunteer recruitment for the Nature Center including but not limited to sourcing candidates, interviewing and new volunteer orientation. Position hours are flexible but must be available to work at least 2 week days per week and 1 evening or weekend per month to support our volunteer program.

Requirements:
Minimum BS/BA in communications, volunteer administration, education or related field is required. Experience in effective written and oral communications and program coordination is preferred. Experience supporting volunteers is required.

Pay Rate: Depends on experience.
Application Deadline: September 3, 2014

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