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RAM Museum Store Assistant/Receptionist
Wustum General Museum Assistant

Museum Store Assistant/Receptionist

Racine Art Museum, 441 Main Street, Racine

Part-time, hourly
Some weekend and evening hours are required

General Summary of Position

The Museum Store Assistant will process all sales and maintain an orderly sales floor. The successful candidate will also serve as an ambassador for the museum, greeting guests, and answering questions about the museum and store merchandise.

Principal Job Functions
  • Manage overall operations of the Museum Store.
  • Set up cash register for each shift and process sales.
  • Provide daily light housekeeping such as vacuuming, dusting shelves, straightening merchandise, and maintaining gift wrap area.
  • Restock sales merchandise as needed.
  • Assist with receiving new merchandise.
  • Answer phone inquiries in the Museum Store.
  • Attend special events as required.
  • Assist with online sales and orders.
  • Assist with annual inventory.
Required Knowledge and Skills
  • Retail or equivalent sales experience.
  • Proficient in customer service.
  • Sound oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment.
  • Familiarity with point-of-sale system for cash receipts and sales is a plus.

Please mail or email cover letter and resume to:

Lisa Englander, Principal, Guest Experience and Retail Division
Racine Art Museum
PO Box 187
Racine, WI 53401-0187
[email protected]

No phone calls please.

General Museum Assistant

RAM’s Wustum Museum, 2519 Northwestern Avenue, Racine

Part-time, hourly, $9.50 per hour
Primarily weeknight and weekend hours

General Summary of Position

The General Museum Assistant is responsible for front desk/reception customer relations and duties maintain cleanliness of museum galleries and studio spaces and assist in Education Programming.

Principal Job Functions
  • Front Desk Reception staff
    • Engage in customer relations
    • Record museum attendance
    • Take class registrations
    • Process payments
    • Answer phones
  • Education Assistants
    • Assist Education staff and teachers with classes, camps, and family programs at both campuses and off-site
    • Gallery duty and events at RAM
    • Prepare, clean, and set up
  • Maintenance Duties
    • Set up and take down classroom spaces
    • Maintain, clean, and vacuum museum galleries and classroom spaces
  • Must have knowledge of building, museum policies, exit strategies, and emergency procedures
Required Knowledge and Skills
  • Must maintain current knowledge on all museum exhibitions, programs, and events
  • Demonstrate knowledge of museum and education policies and procedures
  • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to multi-task and proactively follow through on projects and tasks assigned
  • Command of Microsoft Office Suite and solid computer skills required
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends as needed
Education and Experience

Must be a high school student or older.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and move tables and chairs as needed.

Please mail or email resume to:

Tricia Blasko, Curator of Education
RAM’s Wustum Museum
2519 Northwestern Avenue
Racine, WI 53404
[email protected]

No phone calls please.

Equal Opportunity

RAMA complies with all Federal and State anti-discrimination statutes and does not discriminate for any reasons outlined in Federal or State law. This policy will be in effect in all hiring situations for full-time as well as part-time employees, temporary part-time employees educational instructors, interns and for the volunteers who enhance staff functions.

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