Casual Museum Store Assistant

Location
Princeton, Mercer County
Posted
Jan 31, 2014
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Businesses & Consultants
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Summary: Casual Part-Time Museum Staff needed for the Princeton University Art Museum Gift Store. Immediate openings for part time Museum Store staff. Flexible work schedule required which includes hours on Saturdays, Sundays and some evenings. Shifts for Approximately 10 - 20 hours per week would be available. Primary function is to greet and assist visitors when they enter the Museum Store, and helping them make their purchases. This position requires interacting directly with the public in a quiet museum setting, and also requires learning about the merchandise in the store, as well as about the museum collections on view and exhibitions. All tasks associated with visitor services including answering questions, ringing up sales, accepting phone orders, preparing shipments for delivery to customers, and filling special requests are routine tasks associated with this position.

Essential Qualifications: Experience in Windows based computer registers is required as operating POS (point of sale) register system necessary. Counting out and balancing the register (cash on hand must match what the system says should be there) at the close of the business day is also required. Other tasks required in this position include light housekeeping, filling in inventory where appropriate, and keeping supplies filled. Must be able to routinely lift 30 lb cartons of books or merchandise. Will be trained in security and emergency preparedness procedures. Finalist will be required to successfully complete a background check. EOE M/F/D/V

Preferred Qualifications:

Education Required: High School or Equivalent

Application Deadline: 02-28-2014