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Facility Use & Special Events Assistant

We have an immediate need for a responsible, reliable individual to assist our Facility Use Manager and Special Events Manager with execution of events You will work evening and weekend hours to set up and manage the smooth running of events working closely with our Operations Team. You will work closely with outside catering vendors who use our kitchens and ensure that they leave it in a clean and orderly fashion. You will ensure that the facility is set up and the grounds are clean throughout the event and that restrooms are equipped and maintained during the event along with any other maintenance need that may arise. You will ensure that the facility is left clean, reset and ready to open for our regular business hours. This position works member exhibit openings, weekend festivals, member events and serve as the key host for private events

You must have a positive, customer service attitude and be able to take direction, follow procedures and be respectful at all times. You will be a gracious and professional problem solver and have strong computer skills, interpersonal skills, have your own transportation and a valid driver’s license. You must be able to life 50 lbs., bend, stretch, stand for extended periods of time, climb stairs, reach, twist, sit, walk and/or run. Qualifications include High School degree or equivalent, prior experience in event planning preferred with some college exposure. You must be able to pass a background check and be available to start immediately.

Please reply by email to ksmith@stamfordmuseum.org, jgromoko@stamfordmuseum.org for immediate consideration and include your resume. You may also apply in person at Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903.

Visitor Services Team Members

Stamford Museum & Nature Center is looking for Part Time employees for our Visitor Services staff. 

Visitor Services responsibilities include: welcoming the public, providing information about the Museum's activities and exhibitions and directing visitors to locations, activities and events.

You will become knowledgeable about the exhibitions and all other aspects of our offerings, engaging in conversation with the public in a positive, informed manner.  

Responsibilities may include ensuring the care of museum exhibits; paying special attention to the objects that should not be touched by the public, taking admission fees or checking membership status, selling memberships, handling phone inquiries from the public and assisting with merchandise sales. Must be able to handle cash box and cash reconciliation and have good computer skills, pleasant phone voice and good communication skills.

You may help with set-up for special events or receptions that involve the exhibition galleries or the Great Hall and must maintain order, cleanliness, and neatness of hands-on activity area, our gift shop and main lobby. A lively work environment, these positions requires flexibility, strong interpersonal skills and a customer service orientation

Part time hours available are primarily daytime weekdays and weekends to include Holidays, Family Days and Special Events generally covering less than 20 hours per week.  

To express interest in these positions:

e-mail your resume to botoole@stamfordmuseum.org or stop by the lobby reception desk and fill out an employment application.

The Stamford Museum & Nature Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Stamford Museum & Nature Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.