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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, 22 hours

    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 hours/week

    Schedule:
    Sunday, 9 am – 5:30 pm
    Monday, 8 am – 2:30 pm
    Tuesday, 12 – 4 pm
    Wednesday, 4 – 8 pm
    Thursday – Saturday, OFF
    Occasional weekend, evening, holiday and additional hours will be required to meet business needs.

    Rate:  $11.00/hour – Non-negotiable  

    Open:  May 3, 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 – 22 Hour Position.” 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.

  • Temporary Joy Park Assistant

    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 Temporary Joy Park Assistant to ensure a consistently safe, enjoyable and educational experience for all Museum guests by assisting the Interim Outdoor Experience Coordinator within Joy Park, the Museum’s Outdoor Exhibit.

    Position:  Temporary Joy Park Assistant      
                     
    FLSA Status:  Part-time, 20 hours/week

    Schedule:                     
    Wednesdays, 8 am – 12 pm
    Mondays & Tuesdays, 8 am – 5 pm
    Occasional evening hours required, schedule may vary

    Rate:  $11/hour     
                                   
    Close Date:  May 15, 2017                                    

    Responsibilities and Essential Functions

          Operational Duties

    • Open and close Joy Park exhibit space daily; clean, organize and reset throughout the day as needed.
    • Monitor the outdoor environment for safety, reporting issues to the appropriate department in a timely manner.
    • Assist in managing the cleaning, maintenance, inventory and storage of all Joy Park consumables, materials and equipment.
    • Support staff and volunteers in Joy Park by offering breaks and modeling exemplary customer service to guests.
    • Communicate and coordinate with Interim Outdoor Experience Coordinator, Facilities and Exhibit Departments to support safe and effective maintenance of grounds and exhibit components.

          Programming Duties

    • Train and support Museum Volunteers and Museum Associates in safety, presentation, customer service and program facilitation within Joy Park.
    • Lead activities for public guests within Joy Park, in alignment with exhibit and organizational goals. Ensure both formal and informal programs serve as exemplars of developmentally appropriate, play-based outdoor learning.
    • Track appropriate metrics for Joy Park programming, to be reported to the Interim Outdoor Experience Coordinator.
    • Facilitate programs, activities, and other experiences by modeling best practices in environmental education and exemplary teaching techniques for young children and their adult caregivers.

          Other Duties

    • Support floor coverage, special events, facility rentals, Education team and organizational initiatives as needed.
    • Other duties as assigned.

     Job Requirements

    • Abide by all Museum Policies and Procedures.
    • Ability to lift up to 50lbs 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, reaching and crouching or sitting on the floor.
    • Wear appropriate attire and uniform when on duty.

    Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

    Melanie Lewis
    Outdoor Experience Coordinator
    MelanieL@cmdenver.org

    Please title subject line “Temporary Joy Park Assistant.” 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.

    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.

     

  • Guest Services Associate, Part-time, 32 hours

    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 32 hours/week

    Schedule:                          
    Sunday – Monday, OFF
    Tuesday, 9 am – 1 pm
    Wednesday, 9 am – 1 pm
    Thursday, 8 am – 4:30 pm
    Friday, 8 am – 4:30 pm
    Saturday, 9 am – 5:30 pm
    Occasional weekend, evening, holiday and additional hours will be required to meet business needs

    Rate:  $11.00/hour – Non-negotiable    

    Open:
      May 3, 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 – 32 Hour Position.” 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 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 Museum Associate to deliver an exceptional guest experience by welcoming and interacting with guests in the public spaces of the Museum and maintaining clean and beautiful exhibits.

    Position:  Museum Associate                        

    FLSA Status:  
    Part-time, 16-20 hours/week

    Schedule:  
    Variable, at least one weekend shift per week required               

    Rate:  
    $11.00/hour

    Open:  
    May 19, 2017                                                               

    Responsibilities and Essential Functions

    • Deliver an exceptional guest experience by welcoming and interacting with guests in the public spaces of the Museum
    • Maintain clean and beautiful exhibits
    • Facilitate Museum programs
    • Support Education Department operations and programming initiatives
    • Answer guest questions, perform light cleaning and re-organizing duties
    • Assist with birthday parties, StoryTimes and other programs and events

    Job Requirements

    • Outstanding customer service skills
    • Energetic and flexible
    • Demonstrated ability to take initiative in completing tasks
    • Friendly and approachable; must enjoy interacting with adults and children of all ages
    • Ability to handle emergency situations with professionalism and competence

    Qualifications

    • Spanish speaking/bilingual preferred
    • Experience working with children
    • Experience in customer service and/or hospitality
    • Must pass a Background Criminal Investigation check
    • Abide by all Museum policies and procedures
    • Minimum 18 years of age
    • Speak and write fluently in English
    • Ability to load and unload up to 50 lbs. stand for up to 6 hours

    Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

    Lara Rushing
    Education Staffing and Training Manager
    LaraR@cmdenver.org

    Please title subject line “Museum 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.

    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 hours/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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