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Jobs at Louisiana Art & Science Museum 

At this time, we are not hiring full or part-time positions. We currently have 5 volunteer opportunities available and 1 internship opportunity available. CLICK HERE to apply for a volunteer or internship opportunity! 

Full Time

There are currently no full-time employment opportunities.

Part Time

There are currently no part-time employment opportunities.

Volunteer

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Museum Docent

Job Title:  Museum Docent

Department: Operations

Supervisor:  Front Line Services Manager

Position Type:  Volunteer

Skills & Qualifications: 

- Positive, professional demeanor with effective communication and interpersonal skills

- Excellent visitor service skills; assertiveness, flexibility, patience, good judgment, and discipline

- Prompt, reliable, and collaborative team member

Job Summary: A Museum Docent is part of a team working under the supervision of the Museum's Frontline Services Manager in collaboration with the Director of Operations, Director of Education, Museum Educators, Curator, and Volunteer Coordinator. The primary duties of a Museum Docent are to provide an active presence in museum galleries, provide security for display objects and museum property, provide welcoming and engaging visitor service, and present visitor information. The position requires a positive professional demeanor, excellent visitor service skills, and interpersonal skills.  The Museum Docent must be a prompt, reliable, and collaborative team member.

Responsibilities & Duties:

- Participate in required training activities

- Provide an active and reliable presence in museum galleries

- Provide security for exhibitions and museum facilities

- Provide welcoming and engaging visitor service

- Assist visitors with museum, planetarium, and exhibition information and directions

- Assist in crowd control and movement

- Provide tours as needed

Other duties as assigned

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Operations Ambassador: Membership Assistant

Job Title: LASM Operations Ambassador: Membership Assistant    

Department: Operations

Supervisor: Museum Store & Membership Manager

Position Type: Volunteer

Skills & Qualifications:

- Ability to learn new software is necessary; experience with membership software systems or event planning is preferred

- Creative, motivated individual who enjoys collaborative work to achieve membership goals

- Strong interpersonal and communication skills

- Ability to work with minimal supervision, receiving oral and written instructions

- Able to exercise initiative in performing duties

Job Summary: The LASM Operations Ambassador: Membership Assistant works under the direction of the Membership Manager to grow and shepherd the membership base of LASM.

Responsibilities and Duties:

- Attend orientation and training as required

- Present a professional appearance and a friendly, welcoming demeanor

- Working within the membership database, assist in processing new and renewing memberships

- Help to plan and execute membership initiatives, including member events and membership drives

- Perform other duties as assigned

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Operations Ambassador: Admissions Clerk

Job Title: Operations Ambassador: Admissions Clerk    

Department: Operations

Supervisor: Front Line Services Manager

Position Type: Volunteer

Skills & Qualifications:

- Excellent customer service skills

- Strong interpersonal and communication skills

- Experience with point of sale technology

- Understanding of basic math and cash-handling procedures

- Ability to work with minimal supervision, receiving oral and written instructions

- Able to exercise initiative and judgment in performing duties

Job Summary: The LASM Operations Ambassador: Admissions Clerk works under the direction of the Front Line Services Manager to conduct day-to-day operation of the admissions desk, including opening and closing as needed, explaining and selling admissions, orienting visitors to the Museum and planetarium, maximizing sales of memberships, and handling daily admissions reports.

Responsibilities and Duties:

- Visitor service/sales

- Respond to customer inquiries about admission rates, schedules, activities, and programs in the Museum and planetarium in person and by answering the admissions desk phone

- Sell admission tickets, memberships, and advanced sale tickets for special events, providing program and Museum membership information as appropriate

- Process group and birthday party payments as needed

- Monitor and protect artwork in the Atrium

- Report any security issues to the Front Line Services Manager or Facilities & Safety Manager

- Cash management

- Follow opening and closing procedures for the admissions desk

- Accurately process sales for customers

General Volunteer Responsibilities:

- Attend orientation and training as required

- Present a professional appearance and a friendly, welcoming demeanor 

- Perform other duties as assigned 

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Operations Ambassador: Museum Store Associate

Job Title: LASM Operations Ambassador: Museum Store Associate    

Department: Operations

Supervisor: Museum Store & Membership Manager

Position Type: Volunteer

Skills & Qualifications:

- Ability to read, understand, and apply basic applications of point of sale system instructions

- Understanding of basic math and cash-handling procedures

- Strong interpersonal and communication skills to interact with visitors and coworkers

- Ability to work with minimal supervision, receiving oral and written instructions

- Able to exercise initiative and judgement in performing duties

Job Summary: The LASM Operations Ambassador Museum Store Associate works under the direction of the Museum Store Manager to conduct day-to-day operation of the store, including store opening and closing as needed, assisting customers, maintaining a clean and well-stocked store, and maximizing sales.

Responsibilities and Duties:

- Visitor service/sales

- Respond to customer inquiries about activities and programs in the Museum

- Promote LASM membership

- Utilize proactive selling techniques, providing product information as appropriate

- Merchandise management

- Maintain an orderly, clean, and well-stocked store

- Maintain knowledge of features and benefits of merchandise, learning about new items as they come in

- Cash management

- Follow opening and closing procedures of the store

- Accurately process sales for customers

General Volunteer Responsibilities:

- Attend orientation and training as required

- Present a professional appearance, following museum guidelines on dress code

- Maintain an awareness of security/loss prevention, primarily by greeting customers immediately and staying alert

- Perform other duties as assigned

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Planetarium Projectionist

Job Title: Planetarium Projectionist

Department: Operations

Supervisor: Planetarium Producer & Technical Manager

Position Type: Volunteer

Job Summary: The Planetarium Projectionist supports the Louisiana Art & Science Museum’s mission by competently operating the planetarium’s digital technologies to present planetarium shows, movies, and live performances for school and general audiences. Substantial knowledge of computer hardware and software, electronics, audio, and projection systems is necessary.

Competencies:

- Conscientious and responsible

- Analytical problem solver

- Team player

- Flexible and adaptable

Responsibilities and Duties:

- Work with Museum and planetarium teams to ensure that guests have a safe, comfortable, and enjoyable experience

- Carry out projectionist duties for school and public planetarium shows as needed

- Monitor the operation of all theater systems and planetarium shows and ensure audience security

- Report conditions to Planetarium Producer & Technical Manager or Facilities & Safety Manager

- Responsible for accurate reporting of planetarium public attendance at the end of each day 

- Perform other duties as assigned

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Internship

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Accounting Intern

Job Title:  Accounting Intern

Department: Accounting/Finance

Supervisor:  Finance Officer

Position Type:  Intern (unpaid)

Skills & Qualifications: 

- Positive, professional demeanor with effective communication and interpersonal skills

- Minimum of six (6) college accounting/finance hours, flexibility, patience, good judgment, and discipline

- Prompt, reliable, and collaborative team member

Job Summary: An Accounting Intern is part of a team working under the supervision of the Finance Officer and whose primary duties are to provide assistance to the Finance Officer with general accounting, organization, and filing of accounting records of the Museum. The position requires a positive professional demeanor, excellent attention to detail, basic accounting knowledge and use of Excel, Word, Power Point and familiarity with QuickBooks online (QuickBooks desktop knowledge would be helpful, but not necessary). The intern should have a basic understanding of accounting daily regimen as well as the interpersonal skills necessary to communicate with Museum staff.

Responsibilities & Duties:

- Participate in required training activities to become an asset to the Finance Officer

- Assists in the accounting and finance daily routine activity in QuickBooks-On-line, updating spreadsheets and with the preparation of financial statements

- Filing of daily work and organizing folders that are used to track grant expenditures and operating expenses

- Other duties as assigned

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