Administrative Assistant & Visitor Services Associate | Albany, TX
OLD JAIL ART CENTER
Administrative Assistant & Visitor Services Associate
To assist staff and board in the maintenance of office related operations. Responsible for processing accounts payable, e-commerce sales and services, managing contracts & vendors, and other general clerical duties.
Visitor Services Associate
Ability to greet and provide general information to visitors and callers regarding museum exhibitions and operations. Oversees operations of gift shop and visitor information area. Assists in monitoring visitors to ensure collection safety.
Provides general administrative support for museum staff
Maintains inventory of general office supplies and orders for staff needs
Works closely with staff and accounting firm to process, record and file accounts payable
Visitor Services Associate
Greets and provides relevant information related the museum, collections, and exhibits to physical visitors as well as inquiries via phone and email
Responsible for monitoring visitors during visits to ensure collection safety
Processes and manages sales of gift shop/online sales via digital payment processing platforms
Manages and maintains gift shop inventory
Responsible for opening and closing duties
Coordinates OJAC rental contracts and events
Demonstrates respect for visual arts, history and associated education
Remains well informed of current exhibitions, collections and programs
Maintains a professional, respectful, and serviceoriented focus when interacting with museum staff, visitors and the public
Performs all duties in a manner that promotes public confidence in the museum and its employees and in accordance with ethical standards. Adheres to all agency policies and procedures
Available for occasional evening, weekend and/or holiday work at special events and programs
Willingness and ability to lift at least 50 lbs.
Performs all other duties as assigned
College degree preferred
Some costumer/ visitor service experience required
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Professional appearance and behavior
Proficiency in Desktop Publishing (Microsoft Suite) and Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)
Proficiency with digital payment processing platforms (Square, Stripe, etc.)
Proficiency with social media/ marketing tools (Constant Contact or equivalent e-news vehicle), Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Vimeo, etc.)
Salary range 30-32K, commensurate with experience. Generous vacation/ PTO Benefits, Managed 401K and full health insurance package.
Open immediately. EOE.
Send resume cover letter and two professional references to: firstname.lastname@example.org
No telephone inquiries.