Career Job Posting: Oct 28th through Nov 30th or until the position is fulfilled.
Position: Director of Education at the National Atomic Testing Museum
The Smithsonian affiliated National Atomic Testing Museum is seeking a director of education. Past museum experience is required in science, engineering and history-based programming. Previous experience working with volunteers is mandatory with at least three references and contact information required from previous volunteer associates. This opportunity demands ability to work closely with executive director and senior staff in a teamwork atmosphere. Position involves working on bi-weekly newsletters, fliers and other publications with executive director and marketing director. Being able to meet deadlines is absolutely critical. Demonstrated portfolio of writing and desk-top publishing experience is thus mandatory. Weekend and evening hours are often required as well as the ability to plan and execute off-site outreach that frequently involves some travel through Las Vegas traffic at inconvenient hours. Requires ability to recruit, schedule, train and oversee school interns and volunteers of widely divergent backgrounds. A necessary part of the job will be to lead and schedule group tours through the museum and support the executive director in organizing guest lectures and working with museum affiliate programs.
Pay will be commensurate with experience and educational background. A six months probationary period will be assigned to anyone hired for this position. Please contact executive director Michael Hall for further details at Michael.Hall@natm-nv.org
National Atomic Testing Museum
Position: Museum Store Retail Lead Position
Overall job description:
The NATM is seeking an experienced person for a Lead position with considerable retail and or strong gift shop background.
The candidate must be able to perform all aspects of general retail with emphasis and knowledge in Point of Sale, preferable knowledge with Intuit point of sale and purchasing programs.
Must be Knowledgeable in using standard computer software programs excel, word, database, and accounting software. The Lead person will oversee the museum store and daily retail procedures. Other assigned duties include training team members, work with scheduling, perform quarterly physical inventories, planning sales goals, and work with e-commerce store product updates, handle retail shipping and receiving orders, maintain store display and merchandising, working with Director of Finance within a set budget. Attending staff required meetings, following museum procedures and policy.
Must have at least five years’ experience in a retail supervisor position and 3 or more years in product buying with computer programs.
Job requirements include physical abilities for lifting up to 25 lbs., using step ladders, bending over and reaching above your head., standing for periods of time, moving some moderately heavy items, packing, and unpacking merchandise.
This is a full-time exempt position. Minimum benefits to be determined.
The selected candidate must be able to work some evening events, occasional weekends, and various holidays.
A minimum of three references is required. Work history and available contacts. All resumes will be reviewed and held on file for six months. All parties of interest will be contacted directly.
All applicants must meet a standard drug screening and background check.
There is a three month probationary period with a performance review.