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Open Positions:

Visitor Services Manager


Duties/Responsibilities:

  • runs the front of house operations for the Explorium including hiring, training, scheduling of Visitor Services Staff
  • training and conductive quality customer service
  • booking group visits and birthday parties
  • selling memberships
  • exhibit floor management and minor exhibit repair
  • cleaning of Museum
  • develop weekly hands-on programs and prepares programs for presentation

Experience: Ideal candidate will have experience working with the public, be able to do a variety of tasks changing from one to another quickly, be able to think on their feet, be organized, be able to keep Museum floor clean and tidy, will have supervisory experience, and be able to handle money. Candidate should also like working with children and planning children’s programs.

Traits: Ideal candidate will have a calm demeanor, like working with children, enjoy routine activities, be a strong leader, take pride in presentation of Museum to public, enjoy working with a team, be a self starter.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum education: high school diploma, some college preferable.
  • Applicants should enjoy working with the public and have a friendly and diplomatic demeanor.
  • Must be able to work weekends.

Benefits include: Health insurance, life insurance, paid sick and vacation time.

To apply: email cover letter and resume to executive@explorium.com. No phone calls, please.


Visitor Services Staff

Duties/Responsiblties:

  • Customer relations
  • Booking birthday parties and group visits
  • Selling memberships
  • Keeping the Museum floor ready for visitors
  • Routine cleaning
  • Inventory of store and birthday items
  • Other duties as assigned

This is a part-time position and candidate must be able to work weekends.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum education: high school diploma, some college preferable.
  • Applicants should enjoy working with the public and have a friendly and diplomatic demeanor.

To apply: send a resume and cover letter to explore@explorium.com

No phone calls, please.

Internship

The Explorium of Lexington is seeking an unpaid intern to assist with curatorial and programming duties. Interns will assist the curator with creating and maintaining hands-on exhibit experience. This may include anything from installation, reorganization projects, troubleshooting permanent exhibits, painting walls, and more. Training will be given on the job.

Qualifications:

  • Interest in exhibit design or Arts Administration as a career
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Creative
  • Basic wall painting skills preferred, but not required
  • Ability to work as part of a collaborative team

To Apply:

Contact Catie Fulcher, Curator and Programming Coordinator at: richwine@explorium.com


Staff

Please email the following for information:


Catie Fulcher, Curator and Programming Coordinator
richwine@explorium.com

Exhibit Design, Traveling Exhibits,

Lee Ellen Martin, Executive Director

executive@explorium.com

Development and Fundraising, Marketing, Accounts Payable, HR

Tori Short, Assistant Visitor Services Manager and Programming Coordinator short@explorium.com

Weekday and weekend programming, Birthdays, Group Visit bookings, Membership purchases

Kalli Turner, Education Director
turner@explorium.com

Group Visits/Enrichments Programs, Travelling Trunks, Field Trips To Go, Special Group Visit Programming (Kentucky Heritage, Literacy, Science, Engineering, Civics, ExploraSmile, or call for special requests)

Board of Directors

  • Matthew Courtney, VP/Secretary
  • Aulander Daniels
  • Olivia Davis
  • Shelby Fink
  • Gene Guinn
  • Amber Martin
  • Brent O’Neill, Chair
  • Jacinta Porter
  • Patrick Singleton, Treasurer
  • Thomas Wong

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