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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Community Engagement & Family Programs Coordinator - Full-Time

Peoria Riverfront Museum seeks a dynamic Community Engagement & Family Programs Coordinator to engage the community in fun, educational, interactive, and family-oriented exhibit-related programming. Core hours T-Sa 9-5, some evenings and weekends as needed. Requires Bachelor's degree, 2 years project management experience, strong interpersonal and organizational skills, enjoys and thrives on interacting with the public. Full-time with benefits. Click here to see job description.

To apply:  Click here to email resume and cover letter OR submit application below.  Posted 6/24/22

Groundskeeper - Part-Time Temporary

Peoria Riverfront Museum seeks a part-time temporary Groundskeeper immediately to help with daily outdoor tasks M-F for 2-3 hours each morning (7:00-9:00 or 10:00, or 8:00-10:00 or 11:00), until we're able to fill the full-time position listed next. Walk the grounds and parking garage to pickup trash; water plantings as needed. Must be at least age 16.

To apply:  Click here to email resume OR submit application below.  Posted 6/27/22

Groundskeeper - Full-Time

Peoria Riverfront Museum seeks a full-time Groundskeeper to maintain the attractive appearance and safety of the Museum's grounds and care for indoor and outdoor plantings. Also assists with facility operations and light repairs and maintenance as needed. Requires high school diploma or equivalent; 1 year experience in groundskeeping and horticultural knowledge strongly preferred, aptitude for building maintenance; ability to work outdoors in sometimes extreme weather. Core hours M-F 7-3; evening and weekend on-call availability as needed for emergencies. Full-time with benefits. Click here to see job description.

To apply:  Click here to email resume and cover letter OR submit application below.  Posted 6/7/22

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.  Posted 6/14/22

Every Student Initiative Guides - Part-Time

The Every Student Initiative (ESI) is a program that aims to engage every student from every public, private and homeschool organization in Central Illinois with a curricula-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.

ESI Guides lead group visits, facilitate the workshop, communicate Museum content, and ensure a quality educational experience. Requires interest and enthusiasm for sharing art, history, science and achievement content with K-12 students and members of the public, ability to interact successfully with children and adults in public speaking situations, and exude 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.   Posted 12/10/21; still hiring!


If you'd like to submit an application to be considered for other openings in the future, we'll be happy to accept it. We save applications for 6 months. Thank you.

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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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