Student: Visitor Services Specialist (Explorium of Lexington) - Tenders Global

Student: Visitor Services Specialist (Explorium of Lexington)

University of Kentucky

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Job Title Student: Visitor Services Specialist (Explorium of Lexington)
Requisition Number SE03836
Department Name 3J5SE: Student Employment
Work Location Lexington, KY
On Campus/Off Campus Off Campus
Salary Range $13
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Preferred Education/Experience Proficiency (or better) in Spanish, customer service experience at a similar position
Hours per Week 0-8
Job Summary The ideal candidate will display passion for The Explorium mission and the impact they will have on their community; an enthusiastic and creative person with strong organizational and communication skills; quick-thinker; self-motivated; a desire to work with a team of staff and volunteers; and exceptional abilities to work with the public.
We are looking for someone to help part-time, primarily on days other staff members request off or call in sick. Those days would be scheduled on a week-by-week basis and will include weekends. For that reason, it is preferred that the person in this position have flexible availability for Tuesday
Sunday. This position will have a range of hours, some weeks being zero and others being possibly up to 16.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Answer the telephone and answer questions/provide information or screen/direct phone calls to the correct department.
  • Coordinate admission process for visitors
  • Deal with queries from the public and customers
  • Sell memberships
  • Assist visitors on floor
  • Receive deliveries
  • Housekeeping/ janitor duties including museum floor rounds to
    ensure museum cleanliness and proper exhibit arrangement.
  • Support opening and closing of museum
  • Prepare for birthday parties
  • Assist VSS Manager as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

This position requires holiday availability. We are looking specifically for people who stay around Lexington during the holidays. We are also looking for people who have some morning availability during the weekdays, especially Tuesdays.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities Communication, public speaking comfortability in front of kids and adults, cleaning
Deadline to Apply 02/01/2024
University Community of Inclusion The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Anticipated Start Date 01/07/2024

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