Employment

At the Bloomsburg Children's Museum, we get excited about adding new talent and enthusiasm to our museum team.


Part-Time Front Desk Assistant

The Front Desk Assistant of The Bloomsburg Children’s Museum works in a team atmosphere greeting museum visitors, processing ticket and membership purchases, developing and updating class registrations, overseeing mailings, maintaining the front desk, gift shop, and museum office. Coordinates volunteers to maintain exhibit spaces, set up for programs, and cover visitor services needs.

A typical schedule is two-three days per week Monday-Saturday 9 am-4:30 pm, with occasional evenings and special events. Every other Saturday is a must. This is a year-round position beginning July 2021.

Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and superior written and verbal communication skills required. Office or retail experience is a plus. Experience coordinating with a team of staff/volunteers a plus. The candidate will have the ability to operate both computer and cash register. Experience with Word, Publisher, and Excel is a plus. The position requires a criminal background check, child abuse clearances, and a CPR certificate within 60 days of hire.

To apply please email your resume to chmuseuminfo@gmail.com

No phone calls or drop-ins, please.


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Full Job Description

Federal Work Study Students

We are looking for University students who are available in the spring and fall semesters. The duties of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Promotes an interactive educational experience for museum visitors
  • Greets visitors at the front desk and exhibit halls
  • Assisting with opening and closing procedures, including daily cleaning
  • Monitoring the exhibit floor for organization, cleanliness, and safety; resetting exhibits; noticing any problems or concerns, and notifying staff
  • Helps set up and facilitate crafts, experiments, and activities during special events
  • Provides support with office work and mailings
  • Works with staff on marketing museum programs
  • Answering phone inquiries and providing basic customer service
  • Facilitating guest exploration within various exhibit spaces

To be considered for the job, you must first confirm you are approved for a federal work-study position. To do this, contact Jamie Golden at the Office of Financial Aid (jgolden@bloomu.edu).

The museum is a short 15-minute walk from campus. There is parking available if you have a car. We are open Monday-Saturday 10-4. There are also occasional evening events you could work on. The typical hours for this position are anywhere from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. Availability to work over breaks is a plus. We are willing to work around your class schedule!

After getting approval from the financial aid office, please send your resume and availability to Shelby K. at chmuseuminfo@gmail.com

 No phone calls or drop-ins, please.


Internships

Academic internships are available during Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters for university students who are currently enrolled and are seeking academic credit for a professional museum internship experience. Some fields that work well with our internship program are: Art & Art History, Anthropology, Communications/Marketing, Biology, Engineering, and History. Contact us to learn more about interning with The Bloomsburg Children’s Museum.