Museum of Anthropology – Student Assistant

Department:                                  Museum of Anthropology

Job Title:                                         Student Employee

Average hours per week:             7

Specific working hours:

  • Occasional Saturday work (10am-4:30pm shift) required

Job duties/Skills:

  • Assists with daily activities, exhibitions and special events
  • Provide customer service in person and over the phone
  • See additional notes from department below

Learning Outcomes:

  • Enhance their time management, problem solving and, teamwork skills
  • Function as a part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Develop an understanding of professional cultures and expectations

Additional Notes from Dept:

Museum of Anthropology Student Employee

Description: Primary job responsibilities include staffing the Museum front desk and serving as the first point of contact for museum visitors, assisting with preparations for Museum education programs and public events, assisting with exhibit installation and de-installation, various clerical duties, and other tasks as assigned.

Hours: Approximately 7 hours per week between 9:00am and 4:30pm.  Saturday work, in a single shift of 10:00am to 4:30pm, is required at least once a month.

Requirements: Ability to work independently, ability to follow written and verbal directions, strong communication skills, basic computer skills.  Ability to carry at least 25 lbs., Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time.  Interest in anthropology and/or museum work is preferred. Comfortable staffing a public space alone.