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We work every day to open doors for our future leaders, innovators and adventurers to explore, create and discover on their own terms. We need an extraordinary team in place to help us champion the joy and wonder of childhood.

  • Guest Services Associate, Part-time

    The mission of the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. The Children’s Museum has an opening for a part-time Guest Services Associate to help ensure a positive experience for all members and guests of the Museum. 

    Position:                             Guest Services Associate

    FLSA Status:                      Non-exempt, Part-time 22 hrs a week

    Schedule:                           Sunday - Tuesday, OFF
                                               Wednesday, 9 am – 1 pm
                                               Thursday, 12 – 4 pm
                                               Friday, 8 am – 2:30 pm
                                               Saturday, 9 am – 5:30 pm

    Please note: Must be available to work weekends, evenings & holidays. Must be available to work additional hours when needed for events, holidays, etc                      

    Rate:                                    $11.00/hour – Non-negotiable  

    Open:                                   March 13, 2017 

    Close:                                  Open until position is filled

    Responsibilities and Essential Functions

    • Heavy cash register operations / cash handling for high volume admissions desk, Gift Shop, and Café sales. Must be able to accurately balance cash register sales
    • Opening and closing procedures for effective and accurate front desk and Café operations
    • Daily cleaning, upkeep and stocking of Gift Shop, Café and lobby areas
    • Membership application processing and check- in
    • Maintain clean and safe environment
    • Communicate with guests ensuring customer service issues are effectively addressed
    • Answer and direct incoming calls
    • Have knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word and the ability to quickly learn our retail and ticketing programs
    • Other duties as assigned

    Job Requirements

    • Requires a minimum ONE year of customer service
    • Physical requirements: lifting up to 50 lbs.
    • Retail cash handling/cash register experience preferred
    • Bilingual is preferred. 

    Applicant must have exceptional customer service and communication skills, friendly, helpful, outgoing, enthusiastic and able to work well with a motivated team.

    Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

    Bonnie Bosworth
    Office Manager
    Fax: 303-433-9520
    Email: bonnieb@cmdenver.org.

    Please title subject line “Guest Services Associate.” No phone calls please.

    Be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to directly contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position, however please check your inbox and junk mail for any correspondence. If you are a returning applicant, please note that cover letters must correspond with the position for which you are currently applying.

    The Children’s Museum of Denver of Marsico Campus is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

  • Museum Educator, part-time

    The mission of the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. The Children’s Museum has an opening for a part-time Museum Educator to develop and facilitate enriching, play-based educational programming for school groups.

    Position:              Museum Educator    
          
                           
    FLSA Status:       Part-time, 20 hours/week      
                        
                                   
    Schedule:            Tuesday – Friday, 8 am – 1:30 pm

    Open:                   4/14/17      

    Close:                   4/24/17                          

    Responsibilities and Essential Functions

    • Deliver engaging, developmentally-appropriate educational programs. These programs may include (but are not limited to): school group programs at the Museum and at schools, day camps, community outreach programs, special events, and some weekend, holiday and evening programs.
    • Driving to and from offsite activities.
    • Develop appropriate, play-based curriculum that engage students within a school and camp setting. Manage supplies, resources and budget for school programs.
    • Serve as a customer service ambassador on the Museum floor, interacting positively and professionally with all Museum guests. This includes welcoming and engaging guests, greeting & interacting with school groups and teachers, answering questions, explaining exhibit features, and working collaboratively with other Museum staff and volunteers to deliver excellent customer service.
    • Respond appropriately and promptly to visitor concerns or complaints. Communicate as needed, and in a timely way, with supervisors, teammates and other departments to ensure issues are resolved.
    • Clean and reset exhibits during opening/closing times and throughout the day, as assigned.
    • Collaborate with colleagues in Education and in other departments on projects as assigned, promoting a spirit of teamwork and professionalism.
    • As assigned, provide support for special events, Museum volunteers and/or Education department interns.

    Job Requirements

    • Valid Colorado Driver’s License and current proof of insurance
    • Must successfully pass a motor vehicle inquiry to drive company vehicles
    • At least 18 years of age
    • Abide by all Museum Policies and Procedures.
    • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs and stand for extended periods of time (up to 6 hours). Other physical requirements of the position may include but are not limited to walking, bending, stooping, crouching or sitting on the floor, reaching.
    • Wear appropriate attire and uniform when on duty.

    Qualifications

    • Engaging, dynamic presentation and teaching skills, including the ability to speak comfortably to diverse families and those that include children of different ages.
    • Knowledge of experiential education approaches and developmentally-appropriate practice.
    • Ability to develop memorable, fun educational programs for school programming.
    • Ability to handle emergency situations with professionalism and competence.
    • Minimum of six months experience in early childhood education or child development program; teaching experience preferred.
    • Informal education, theater, or performance experience desirable.
    • Flexible, energetic, fun, strong work ethic
    • Fluent English proficiency, writing and public speaking skills
    • Spanish speaking, writing and comprehension skills strongly desired
    • College degree required; concentration in relevant field preferred

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    • Support and supervision of Museum volunteers and/or interns, as assigned

    Please send resume and cover letter by April 24 to:

    Traci McGrath
    School Programs Manager
    TraciM@cmdenver.org

    Please title subject line “Part Time Educator.” No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins, please.

    Be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to directly contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position, however please check your inbox and junk mail for any correspondence.

    The Children’s Museum of Denver of Marsico Campus is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

     

  • Retail Associate, part-time

    The mission of the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. The Children’s Museum has an opening for a part-time Retail Associate to help ensure a positive experience for all members and guests of the Museum.  

    Position:                            Retail Associate

    FLSA Status:                      Non-exempt, Part-time 20 hrs a week

    Schedule:                          Sunday – Tuesday, OFF
                                              Wednesday, 9 am – 3 pm
                                              Thursday, 10 am – 4 pm
                                              Friday, 11 am – 4:30 pm
                                              Saturday, 11am – 3 pm
    Please note: Must be available to work weekends, evenings & holidays. Must be available to work additional hours, when needed for events, holidays, etc

    Rate:                                  $11.00/hour – Non-negotiable

    Open:                                  April 17, 2017

    Close:                                 Open until position is filled                                         

     Responsibilities and Essential Functions                                         

    • Retail associate will keep retail areas clean, organized and safe for guests
    • Follow opening and closing procedures for effective and accurate front desk operations
    • Prepare merchandise for the retail sales floor and maintain specified visual standards
    • Acknowledge and greet all guests, and handle inquiries as needed
    • Operate gift shop and café cash registers and assist customers by processing all payments and purchases according to Museum standards
    • Prevent potential loss by communicating issues with management
    • Ensure lobby area, gift shop, cafe and front desk are clean and orderly
    • Follow Museum policies and procedures and maintain a safe work environment
    • Maintain knowledge of RMS and Altru merchandise point of sale systems
    • Participate in inventory counts and data updates in RMS system as communicated by management
    • Accurately answer guest questions regarding all aspects of the Museum
    • Communicate with guests ensuring customer service issues are effectively addressed
    • Report accidents and help children or parents who are lost
    • Answer and direct incoming calls
    • Other duties as assigned

    Job Requirements

    • Requires a minimum ONE year of customer service
    • Physical requirements: lifting up to 50 lbs.
    • Retail cash handling/cash register experience preferred
    • Bilingual is preferred
    • 18 years of age or older

    Applicant must have exceptional customer service and communication skills, friendly, helpful, outgoing, enthusiastic and able to work well with a motivated team. 

    Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

    Bonnie Bosworth
    Office Manager
    Fax: 303-433-9520
    Email: bonnieb@cmdenver.org.

    Please title subject line “Retail Associate.” No phone calls, please.

    Be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to directly contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position, however please check your inbox and junk mail for any correspondence. If you are a returning applicant, please note that cover letters must correspond with the position for which you are currently applying.

    The Children’s Museum of Denver of Marsico Campus is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

     

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