Employment

Employment Opportunities

Peoria Riverfront Museum offers a variety of benefits including a team-oriented environment, health, dental and vision insurance, 403b/Roth option with employer match, healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts, free employee parking, an array of museum discounts and a competitive time-off program.

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Employment
Peoria Riverfront Museum
222 SW Washington St.
Peoria, IL 61602

Current Openings:

Museum Learning Coordinator: Programs Events Specialist

Assist the Theater Curator with managing the Giant Screen Theater and both the technical and hosting aspects of special programs and events. Plan, coordinate, and present events for the Programs department, including Museum After Dark, movie and exhibition themed dinners, weekend family programming, and other programs, with the input and assistance of the VP of Programs and Programs department staff. Assist with school group tours, teach occasional museum school classes and workshops, and perform other duties as assigned. Requires Bachelors degree; strong computer and troubleshooting skills; work experience in education, event planning, theater technician, public speaking, or other relevant fields; strong written, verbal, and presentation skills; ability to work with a wide variety of people; and broad knowledge and a healthy curiosity about a variety of topics.

Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 40 hours per week; weekend and evening hours as required to staff programs and events.

Museum Learning Coordinator: Events Specialist job description

Volunteer Coordinator (part-time)

Recruit, train, and supervise museum volunteers. Must have a friendly, motivated attitude; ability to work well with a diverse group of people; proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook; strong telephone, organizational, and written and oral communication skills; ability to inspire teamwork and motivate volunteers.

Hours: 10 hours per week, specific days and times based on workload and availability; some duties may be performed remotely with supervisor’s approval.

Volunteer Coordinator job description

Executive Assistant and Visionary Society Coordinator

Provide administrative support for the Museum's President and CEO, coordinate communications and activities for Visionary Society members (the Museum's major donors), assist with fundraising and member events, and greet visitors to the Museum administration offices.  Requirements: high school diploma or equivalent; Bachelor's degree strongly preferred.  Requires experience with Microsoft Office; strong organizational and communication skills; ability to work collaboratively with staff, volunteers, and the public; confidentiality; and willingness to work on a range of tasks that support the CEO and development functions.  Experience with a donor database and knowledge of fundraising techniques preferred.

Hours:  Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm; some flexibility, evenings, weekends as required.

Executive Assistant and Visionary Society Coordinator job description

To apply:  Click here to email resume and cover letter, or submit application below.

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Peoria Riverfront Museum is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.

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