Job Opportunities


The Inventory & Merchandising Coordinator is primarily responsible for managing inventory for all locations including the collaborating on purchasing, entering, labeling and selling of museum store goods and snack shack items. In addition, the incumbent will create, catalog and maintain exhibit and capital asset inventory databases.

Duties:

  • Facilitate all stages of inventory process for merchandise from ordering (in collaboration with current buyer), unpacking, creating worksheets, records, labels, and maintaining and controlling inventory database. Maintain accurate information, inventory levels, and updates. Coordinate the transfer of merchandise from storage to each museum location.
  • Work directly with managers to identify restocking needs, damaged goods or merchandise that is not selling to develop a plan to best meet the needs of the museum.
  • Create and catalog the inventory of all museum assets (capital) including measuring, evaluating, describing and photographing, as appropriate, and recording their location within the museum(s).
  • Maintains a database of all museum exhibits and capital.
  • Creates and monitors inventory reports to communicate sales trends and makes recommendations.
  • Processes and/or approves invoices for payment.
  • Merchandises Museum shop to facilitate an increase in sales.
  • Stock snack shacks in all locations including coordinating with managers about inventory, purchasing inventory and delivering inventory;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Competencies:

  • Ability to reconcile stock counts to report data.
  • Database management skills.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.
  • Ability to merchandise inventory to increase sale.
  • Ability to prepare routine administrative paperwork.
  • Ability to receive, stock, and/or deliver goods.
  • Clerical, word processing, and/or office skills.
  • Knowledge of Versai and Excel.

Physical Demands:

  • Sitting, standing and walking for extended periods, frequent climbing, bending, stooping and lifting and moving up to 35 lbs.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.

All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

To apply for this position, email your resume to ejustice@c-mor.org with "Inventory & Merchandising Coordinator - Your Name" in the subject line.
Minimum salary requirements must be included--listing salary history or a target range is also acceptable. Due to anticipated response, we regret that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Educator and Guest Experience Associate

The Educator and Guest Experience Associate is responsible for delivering quality, educational, engaging programs on a variety of topics, and helping to explore the educational impact of exhibits to visitors directly. He/she is responsible for the quality of guest and school group experiences in and out of the museum through facilitation of floor programming, school field trips, and additional education activities at community events and offsite locations

Duties:

  • Teaching field trip programs as scheduled. The set-up and clean-up, and movement of program bins, tables, and chairs;
  • Engaging with visitors in a welcoming, courteous, and professional manner;
  • Promoting Learning through Play through programming and visitor engagement;
  • Performing routine cleaning, restocking, and preparation of program materials within the Education department;
  • Traveling among all four museum locations as assigned;
  • Assisting with the development of field trip programs as well as adaptive programs for students with special needs;
  • Participating in public programs and special events as needed;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Competencies:

  • Flexibility and adaptability:  the ability to recognize when classes are not going as planned and adjusting teaching styles to fit the needs of the situation
  • Outstanding customer service
  • Ability to work with others with diverse backgrounds and education levels
  • Comfortable, patient, and confident teaching children with special needs

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • A practical knowledge of teaching in a variety of modes and methods
  • Bachelor’s degree in education, or extensive work experience in the field of education
  • Familiarity with the elementary level of the Virginia SOL’s and Virginia Foundation Blocks for Early Learning

Physical Demands:

  • Sitting, for extended periods, occasional walking, standing, climbing and bending, stooping and lifting and moving up to 25 lbs
  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Ability to safely operate motor vehicle
  • Ability to work flexible weekday hours, at least 1 weekend or night shift a month
  • Frequent travel between locations

 

Pay is $11 an hour; please email jobs@c-mor.org your resume for consideration. 


Guest Services Associate – Chesterfield, Short Pump & Fredericksburg locations

This part-time position is responsible for providing an enjoyable experience for guests in all areas of the museum. The ideal candidate must be outgoing and enthusiastic, and enjoy working with children and families. Customer service must be a priority. Major responsibilities include engaging and responding to guests and maintaining cleaning and safety protocols. Cross training in all public spaces and programs is required.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing a point-of-contact for guests
  • Interacting with all visitors in a friendly, professional manner, with exemplary customer service delivery
  • Responding to guest questions, concerns, and comments
  • Dressing up as the CMOR Mascot, Seymour the Dinosaur and participate in dance parties, story times and parades
  • Facilitating activities for guest
  • Guest safety and security
  • Maintaining cleaning protocols including cleaning restrooms throughout the day, including but not limited to; emptying trash, sanitizing and cleaning exhibits throughout the day, mopping floors
  • Encouraging and selling guest memberships
  • Conducting CMoR's Carousel (Central only)
  • Performing front desk admissions duties
  • Set up and break down of all birthday party rooms. Assisting birthday family throughout as needed (cross Training as a Party Programmer for qualified Associates). Weekend and occasional evening and holiday work required

Qualifications:

Experience working in Customer Service. Experience working with children is ideal. Candidate must be flexible with an open schedule.

To apply for this position, email your resume to jobs@c-mor.org with "Short Pump GSA - Your Name' or Chesterfield GSA - Your Name' in the subject line.
Minimum salary requirements must be included--listing salary history or a target range is also acceptable. Due to anticipated response, we regret that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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