LCM is hiring!

Are you ready to put your enthusiasm and passion for learning into action? Apply today to be part of a team that engages children and families of the Central Susquehanna River Valley in inquiry based learning, imagination, and play.

Support the mission of Lewisburg Children's Museum to provide hands-on, enriching educational experiences in a safe and accessible environment to children and families of the Susquehanna River Valley. We offer Part Time, Work Study and Internship opportunities. Come join in the FUN!

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Visitor Services Coordinator

The Visitor Services Coordinator (VSC) will ensure that museum guests have a safe and enjoyable experience from the moment they enter the double green doors until they leave again. The VSC will enforce museum guidelines and safety procedures at all times ensuring that the museum stays safe and accessible for all guests. This position is a part time 20-25 hour a week, key-holding position. Security clearances and ability to work some weekend and evening hours required. Reports to the Executive Director. Wage range: $10-$12 per hour.

 

  • Providing front-desk customer service, running the register, overseeing the museum floor, completing day to day operations, and performing opening/closing procedures, such as cleaning and cashing out the register

    • Serves as a shift supervisor

    • Answering phone calls and returning messages

    • Troubleshooting POS related issues

    • Assigning student worker projects and tasks and supervising those tasks to completion

  • Scheduling party rentals, field trips, and classes

    • Coordinating customer payments

    • Sending follow-up, confirmation, and evaluation emails for events

    • Answering inquiries

  • Coordinating and managing gift shop inventory and sales

  • Ordering and inventorying office and operational materials and supplies

  • Assist with maintaining LCM gmail account

    • Responding to LCM gmail inquiries regarding the museum through gmail account

    • Reviewing online gift certificate sales; creating and mailing gift certificates

    • Distributing evaluations for classes, programs, parties, field trips, and general visitation; follow up with evaluators when appropriate; sharing appropriate feedback

    • Collecting LCM photographs for archival and marketing purposes

  • Various other projects, etc.

    • Assisting with programming and classes as needed

    • Researching and Benchmarking best practices

    • Addressing exhibit maintenance, as skills allow

Please submit resume and cover letter to the Executive Director at kahla@lewisburgchildrensmuseum.org.

Community Engagement Coordinator

The Community Engagement Coordinator (CEC) will engage with museum members, volunteers, and staff. The CEC will also enforce museum guidelines and safety procedures at all times ensuring that the museum stays safe and accessible for all guests. This position is a part time 20-25 hour a week, key-holding position. Security clearances and ability to work some weekend and evening hours required. Reports to the Executive Director. Wage range: $10-$12 per hour.

 

  • Providing  front-desk customer service, running the register, overseeing the museum floor, completing day to day operations, and performing opening/closing procedures, such as cleaning and cashing out the register

    • Serves as a shift supervisor

    • Answering phone calls and returning messages

    • Troubleshooting POS related issues

    • Assigning student worker projects and tasks and supervising those tasks to completion

  • Managing staff and volunteer schedule and training with the Executive Director

  • Recruitment and hiring of work study university students

  • Recruitment of volunteers and overseeing their training

  • Creating and assigning volunteer and student work projects

  • Coordinating volunteers and tracking hours of service

  • Maintaining Museum Memberships in Little Green Light Database

    • Tracking new and renewing memberships

    • Sending Membership welcome emails and reminder emails

    • Adding new members to subscriber list

  • Assist the Education Director with community outreach planning and programming

  • Assist Executive Director with development and sponsorship projects

  • Various other projects, etc.

    • Assisting with programming and classes as needed

    • Researching and Benchmarking best practices

    • Addressing exhibit maintenance, as skills allow

Please submit resume and cover letter to the Executive Director at kahla@lewisburgchildrensmuseum.org.

University Work Study

Do you go to a local university and have work-study as part of your financial aid package? Want to work at a local nonprofit and make a difference in your community? LCM work-study students greet visitors at the front desk and work behind the scenes with our staff to maintain our exhibits, develop our programming, and guarantee excellent customer service. If you are interested in a University Work Study position, please contact Kahla DeSmit at kahla@lewisburgchildrensmuseum.org with a resume and cover letter.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Welcoming and orienting guests to the museum and running the register

  • Answering phone inquiries and providing basic customer service

  • Monitoring the exhibit floor for organization, cleanliness, and safety; resetting exhibits; notifying manager on duty of any problems or concerns 

  • Assisting with programs and activities, including research, development, preparation, and implementation

  • Facilitating guest exploration within various exhibit spaces

  • Assisting with opening and closing procedures, including daily cleaning

Role Requirements: 

  • Ability to communicate efficiently with other staff members through multiple mediums including but not limited to email, Google Drive documents, and face to face meetings.

  • Ability to fulfill scheduled shifts and assist with at least one special event and one evening event per semester.

  • Ability to properly utilize Google Drive & Microsoft programs (Powerpoint, Excel).

  • Experience working with children. 

  • If over 18, completion of all security clearances required to work with children before beginning work.

Lewisburg Children’s Museum provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its programs and activities.

Advisory Board Members (Volunteer)

The LCM is looking for passionate and enthusiastic people to join our Advisory Board. Members of the LCM Advisory Board share their gifts through service and inspire learning, imagination, and play through interactive, enriching experiences in a safe, accessible environment to all children and their families. By sharing professional expertise, diverse perspectives, professional and personal connections, and philanthropic support, Advisory members play a key role in the growth and development of the Museum. To continue fulling the mission of the LCM, volunteers are needed to join committees, volunteer at the Museum for programs and special events, or lead classes, camps, or workshops.

To learn more, please review the Advisory Board Introductory Packet.  Applications can be submitted online.