Employment

Employment Opportunities

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

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

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Current Openings:

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Director of Marketing & Communications - Full-Time

Peoria Riverfront Museum seeks a marketing professional to develop and implement the Museum's external marketing and communications strategy. Manage media relations, purchase advertising and other marketing-related products and services, manage website, social media and other digital content, oversee graphic design, and write and edit external communications. Core hours M-F 9:00-5:00; some evenings or weekends to attend events as needed. Requires Bachelor's degree, 5 years relevant experience, exceptional writing skills, nonprofit and supervisory experience preferred. Full-time position with benefits. Click here to see job description.

To apply: Click here to email resume and cover letter OR submit application below (resume/cover letter preferred).   Posted 9/19/22

Museum Store Manager - Full-Time

Peoria Riverfront Museum seeks a retail pro to fill the position of Museum Store Manager. Work with the Manager of Visitor Services to oversee the operation and management of the Museum’s earned revenue functions (ticket desk, store, concessions, rental events), as well as operations that enhance the visitor experience. The special focus of this position is the Museum store. Core hours Tu-Sa 9:30-5:30, but varies depending on scheduled events. Requires 2 years of retail management, customer service and inventory management experience; strong customer service orientation; and ability to use Microsoft Office and point of sale systems. Full-time position with benefits. Click here to see job description.

To apply:  Click here to email resume and cover letter OR submit application below.  Repo sted 8/26/22

Programs Assistant - Part-Time

Peoria Riverfront Museum seeks a part-time Programs Assistant to help coordinate, schedule and host school and group tours, and help with other educational programming as needed. Approximately 20 hours per week; typical hours T-Sa 9:00-1:00 (or as needed to host and schedule groups or assist with programs). Requires minimum 2 years of college, 1 year administrative experience, detail orientation. Click here to see job description.

To apply:  Click here to email resume and cover letter OR submit application below.  Posted 7/28/22

Visitor Services Associates - Part-Time

Peoria Riverfront Museum seeks part-time Visitor Services Associates. Work as part of a team to deliver quality customer service at the ticket desk, Museum store, concessions, galleries, and events. Sell admission tickets, memberships, store merchandise, and concessions; answer visitor questions; monitor safety in the galleries; assist with setups, hosting, and teardowns of events. Requires a positive attitude and strong people skills, cash handling ability, and ability to use a computerized point-of-sale system. Flexible part-time hours to be scheduled for whenever the Museum is open to the public; may include evenings and weekends. Click here to see job description.

To apply:  Click here to email resume and cover letter OR submit application below.   Posted 8/15/22

Membership Sales Associates - Part-Time

Peoria Riverfront Museum seeks part-time Membership Sales Associates. Communicate, promote and sell member benefits to Museum visitors. Help elevate the guest experience by providing a high quality and engaging visitor experience. Flexible hours to be scheduled; may include Tuesdays through Saturdays 11-4, Sundays 12-4, and some evenings. Requires strong people skills, a customer service mindset, and attention to detail. Click here to see job description.

To apply:  Click here to email resume and cover letter OR submit application below.  Reposted 8/26/22

Education Guides - Part-Time

Education Guides share Museum content with and ensure quality educational experiences and visitor services for school field trips, group tours, and other Museum visitors. Many of the school field trips are part of the Every Student Initiative (ESI) program, which aims to engage every student from every public, private and homeschool organization in Central Illinois with a curriculum-inspired visit to the Peoria Riverfront Museum every year. A typical class visit to the Museum includes a tour of the exhibition galleries, a workshop or exercise related to Museum content, and either a planetarium show or an educational film in the Giant Screen Theater. Education Guides also help with interactive educational spaces such as the Lab (hands-on craft activities), Studio (a 3-D virtual reality program), and Gathering Galleries (interactive spaces inside exhibit galleries).

Requires interest and enthusiasm for sharing art, history, science and achievement content with students and the public, an ability to interact successfully with children and adults in public speaking situations, and a positive attitude; high school diploma or equivalent preferred. Hours are part-time, typically 3-4 hours at a time on weekdays, mostly mornings but some afternoons. Click here for job description.

To apply: Click here to email resume and cover letter OR submit application below.   Re-posted 8/26/22

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