Arch Street Meeting House Preservation Trust (ASMHPT) in conjunction with Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (PYM) seeks a Visitor Services and Rental Coordinator to coordinate public history programs, visitors services activities on the site and oversee rentals at Arch Street Meeting House. We are looking for an energetic individual with excellent customer service and problem-solving skills to join our team. This position is responsible for administrative tasks related to the operation of AMSHPT, management of the rentals, visitor services and public programs. The ideal candidate will value diversity and be familiar with Quaker practice and principles.
This is a full-time (35 hour per week) benefits eligible, hourly and nonexempt position. This position reports to the Executive Director of ASMHPT. Pay rate is $21.00 an hour. Schedule: Tuesday-Saturday 9-5, some flexibility needed for rentals. January and February the site is closed and work schedule is Monday-Friday.
PLEASE SEND COVER LETTER AND RESUME BY SEPTEMBER 21, 2021 TO: Sean Connolly, Executive Director of Arch Street Meeting House – email@example.com
About the Organization
Arch Street Meeting House Preservation Trust oversees the preservation, operation, and educational programs at Arch Street Meeting House, a National Historic Landmark building in Old City, Philadelphia. For more information, visit www.HistoricASMH.org
- Schedules, coordinates, and manages building use and events. Acts as main liaison to facility renters and communicates event set-up needs to staff. Works rentals, draws up contracts and tracks payment;
- Organizes Visitors Services actives related to museum operations – providing information to visitors about the history of the site, about our exhibits and about Quakerism. Guiding visitors on tours of the historic grounds, building and of Quaker sites around Old City Philadelphia. Handling cash and a POS system;
- Maintains the museum collection and assists with exhibits at ASMH – catalogue sections of the collection and work with staff to digitize collection and exhibits. Assist staff in the design, copy and layout of new exhibits;
- Works with the Public Programs Committee to develop programs for the general public –work to develop 6 public history programs a year;
- Assists the Membership and Communication Coordinator with communications as needed;
- Assists with ASMHPT’s Field Trip Program;
- Coordinates scheduling for the volunteer program and front desk coverage as needed – send out volunteer newsletter, train volunteers, schedule volunteers for daily tour and schedule additional visitor services staff’
- Other duties as assigned;
- Bachelor’s Degree and demonstrated professional experience;
- Organization, time management, problem solving, and decision-making skills
- Front-line customer service training, public history and exhibit experience;
- Experience working with field trips and students required;
- Experience working with wedding parties, some event planning experience;
- Ability to maintain a flexible schedule to supervise the logistics of programs and events as needed;
- Must have excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communications skills including experience working with individuals from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds;
- Proficient with Microsoft Office and Google products;
All staff members work in a collaborative manner. In that context, all are expected to be flexible, collegial, and willing to accept a variety of assignments. ASMHPT & PYM are EOEs; diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.