Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum & Planetarium

 

 

Internship Program

 

Position Description:

 

Multidisciplinary position working closely with the Museum Supervisor, Intern/Volunteer Coordinator, and other staff on events and programs. Interns are responsible for assisting museum and planetarium guests; helping out with monitoring artifacts; giving talks and tours; as well as presenting planetarium shows.

 

Essential Functions:

 

  • Provide excellent customer service to guests.

  • Provide information about the museum and planetarium, the collection and Rosicrucian Park.

  • Learn and present planetarium shows, gallery talks, tomb tours, and facilitate activities as needed.

  • Operate Planetarium Star Room Control Booth presenting up to two shows a day.

  • Inform guests of planetarium and museum rules, as necessary.

  • Assist in other areas of Rosicrucian Park as needed.

  • Answer basic questions related to membership in the Rosicrucian Order AMORC, the sponsor of the Museum. 

 

Additional Opportunities May Include:

 

  • Create special workshops and programs with the guidance of the Museum Supervisor and Intern/Volunteer Coordinator.

  • Work on special projects with management and staff.

  • Participate in collection management training.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • An interest in Astronomy, Library Sciences, Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, History, Egyptology, Museum Studies, Literature, Theatre arts and/or public speaking. 

  • Passion for educating others.

  • College student or graduate at least 18 years of age.

  • Background check clearance.

 

 

ADMISSIONS CLERK


Position Description:

Responsible for front desk admissions & museum memberships; point of contact for guests in the museum.  Reports to Membership Manager.

Essential Functions:

Greets guests as they enter the museum and makes them feel as welcome as possible.

Processes admission payments (for individuals and groups) and pro-actively encourages museum --memberships and participation in our volunteer program and other events.

Promotes and sells memberships to guests on a daily basis.

Answers guest’s questions regarding the Museum & Park.

Assists with events at the Rosicrucian Park as needed.

Ensures that all museum pamphlets, publications and other documents available to the public are fully stocked in the museum and planetarium.

Distributes emails to the appropriate departments.

Checks in school groups, monitors group tour schedule to ensure guides are moving smoothly through museum.

Answer incoming phone calls and responds as appropriate.

Conducts school tours as needed.

Opening and Closing of the museum as assigned by the Membership Manager.

Counts safe for evening closing.

Other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Requirements:

Honest, trustworthy, forthright, reliable.

Proficient and accurate typing and data entry skills.

Ability to solve problems in a positive manner.

Attention to detail is a necessity.

Excellent verbal and written communications skills; bilingual a plus.

Excellent customer service skills, in both interpersonal and phone interaction.

Must be able to handle multiple tasks at the same time.

Must be able to sit for up to eight hours a day.

Must be able to stand for up to eight hours a day.

Proficient with Microsoft Suite; ability to learn new software programs.

Proficiency with QuickBooks, Point of Sale, Past Perfect Museum Software a plus.

Commitment to support the overall goals of the Rosicrucian Order, AMORC.

Must enjoy being a part of a team environment.

Must be capable of maintaining strict confidentiality of sensitive information.

Must demonstrate positive professional behavior.

 

Any further questions may be directed to the Intern/Volunteer Program at info@egyptianmuseum.org.