• Thursday - Sunday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Museum Host

Reports to: Manager of Museum

Position: Part-Time / Full-Time

Hourly Pay Rate: $10 

The INFINITY Museum Host promotes INFINITY Science Center’s mission by providing superior visitor experiences through exhibits, hospitality, and by enhancing the visitor’s engagement experience through STEM-related activities. The Museum Host will explain and show educational movies, conduct science-related activities with guests, and engage them about the science center by answering questions and providing accurate information. Hosts will provide information and answer questions about INFINITY via telephone, work at registers for admissions and gift shop sales, and clean and restock the retail shop. Hosts will also assist with classes and special events on an as-needed basis.

INFINITY Museum Hosts will handle challenging situations calmly, with respect and a positive problem-solving mindset, and make providing superior customer service a top priority.

Qualifications

  1. Experience
  • Previous experience with informal education a plus
  • Experience working with children and families a plus
  1. Necessary Skills
  • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills and professionalism when interacting with visitors, staff and volunteers
  • Has the ability and willingness to follow oral and written instructions
  • Possesses good work habits and is extremely dependable
  • Is able to handle tense circumstances and keep a positive mindset
  • Is able to problem solve in a timely manner
  1. Special Knowledge and Skills
  • Insatiably curious and willing to learn new things
  • Demonstrates aptitude for assigned responsibilities
  • Has an eye for detail
  • Possesses extensive problem-solving skills

Performance Responsibilities

  • Punctual
  • Dress appropriately according to the Education Staff Manual
  • Follow opening and closing procedures
  • Follow the given schedule each and every day
  • Stay in assigned area of the museum
  • Be respectful of guests, fellow staff members, and volunteers

Terms of Employment

  • Must pass a standard drug test
  • Must pass a background check

Evaluation

  • Periodic evaluations will be performed. The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handles and the extent to which job goals are met.
  • The INFINITY Science Center expects that all employees will perform assigned duties, diligently, professionally, and efficiently and in compliance with all policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.
  • NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities or the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at the present or in the future.

Contact

Please email cover letter, two references and resume to ksmith@visitinfinity.com

No phone calls please.

The position is open until filled.

INFINITY Science Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, INFINITY Science Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

INFINITY Science Center expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of INFINITY Science Center’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Laborer

Reports to: Director of Operations

Job Summary: The Laborer performs a variety of tasks under the supervision of the Director of Operations. These tasks
will include assisting with extra workloads, covering absences and vacations, and supplementing crews
to meet unusual changes in the production area or in the weather. Responsibilities can include any of the following below. 

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Cleans and lubricates equipment, maintains a manufacturing area free from debris and dirt, and readies or puts away tools as assigned.
  • Closely follows directions to operate machinery, hold or supply materials and tools, and load or unload items on machinery and assembly lines.
  • Cares for property by cutting grass, repairing yards, pulling and discarding weeds, or shoveling and removing snow.
  • Performs any maintenance-related and/or handyman task at the facility.
  • May be trained to act as forklift (or other machinery) operator.
  • Reports any issues to supervisor or higher-level employees.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to listen, understand, and follow directions. 
  • Ability to work in a variety of roles.

Education and Experience:

  • Previous experience preferred.
  •  High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  •  Job training for this position is provided by the department trainer.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods standing and walking.
  • Must be able to lift up to 45 pounds at times.
  •  Manual dexterity as needed to operate a variety of machinery and equipment.
  • Must be able to work in a variety of weather conditions and tolerate exposure to typical noises and smells associated with the facility.

Contact

Please email cover letter, two references and resume to Brian Alexander: brianalexander@visitinfinity.com

No phone calls please.

The position is open until filled.

INFINITY Science Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, INFINITY Science Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

INFINITY Science Center expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of INFINITY Science Center’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.