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Museum Assistant (Pine Ridge)

  • Wednesday, November 25, 2020 9:42 AM
    Message # 9386519
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Museum Assistant for the Center and the Red Cloud Indian School in Pine Ridge

    Status: Full-Time
    Salary Range DOE: 12.00- 14.00/hr
    Full Job Description: 

    Position Summary: As a shared resource for the Curatorial and Gift Shop programs of The Heritage Center, the Museum Assistant performs a wide variety of duties related to gift shop operations, customer service, exhibitions, and museum collections programs that support The Heritage Center’s mission. The Museum Assistant is both the public face of The Center and vital to behind-the-scenes operations. He/She is often the first and the last person a visitor encounters both in person, on the phone or online. The Museum Assistant communicates well with all visitors and colleagues and is capable of completing tasks at the request of any Museum employee. The Museum Assistant is responsible for keeping the gift shop operational during all advertised hours of operation and providing visitors in the gift shop with a positive shopping experience by determining visitor needs, presenting merchandise, addressing their questions and concerns, and closing the sale with efficiency and courtesy. The Assistant is responsible for administering the online store and will work collaboratively with the members of both The Heritage Center department as well as the Communications department, in coordinating and maintaining the online presence of The Heritage Center on all media platforms. The Assistant will work with the Curator of Exhibits and Collections on a regular basis in a schedule that will be balanced with Gift Shop responsibilities as determined by the Director. The Assistant must be comfortable speaking to the public about art and cultural items on display in the Gift Shop or Gallery and answering inquiries about artists in the Museum's permanent collection. Above all, the Assistant is a reliable and responsible member of The Heritage Center team. 

    Open Till Filled

    To Apply Submit or email a cover letter, resume and General Application with any supporting documents to:

    Lisa Swallow, Director of Human Resources Red Cloud Indian School
    100 Mission Drive
    Pine Ridge, South Dakota 57770
    (605) 867-5491 ext. 2213- leave message

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