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Visitor Services Associate
Our best Visitor Services Associates are energetic and enthusiastic about the Putnam and everything we have to offer our visitors. If you're motivated by being a member of a high performing team, will thrive in a fast-paced environment, and can handle all kinds of visitors with ease, we'd love to hear from you!
As a Visitor Services Associate, you'll be expected to:
   • Cross train and learn various tasks and roles within the Visitor Services Department to enhance all areas of visitor contact by offering friendly, informed service, both in person and on the phone;
   • Quickly and accurately handle cash and operate various computerized cash register systems.
   • AV and technical experience/skills highly preferred.
This posting is for a part-time position working approximately 20-25 hours per week.  Applicants must be available at least 20 hours per week – including Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  
If interested, please email a cover letter and resume to acrosby@putnam.org.
Putnam Museum & Science Center is an equal opportunity employer.


Putnam Museum and Science Center has an opening in our Facilities Department which would include Custodial, General Maintenance and Event Setup duties.  
This is a part-time position. 
Responsibilities include cleaning and general maintenance of the entire facility.  This position also works closely with all other departments, partners, and volunteer groups to provide appropriate room and equipment setup for programs, meetings, special events, building rentals, and other functions on Putnam property. Position requires the ability to work flexible hours (25-29 on average) including weekends and possibly some evenings. 
Work in a team environment serving the needs of our visitors. Successful candidate must possess a strong work ethic. If you're a self-starter and can handle all kinds of visitors with ease, we'd love to hear from you! We think you'll enjoy the flexible schedule this position allows and the camaraderie of being part of a hard-working team.
To apply – send cover letter and resume to dcurry@putnam.org.
Putnam Museum & Science Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Are you a college student with an interest in non-profit or museum work? Do you have a passion for Education, Museum Studies or Marketing and Event Planning? Click here for more information about our Internship program and how to apply


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We work proactively to welcome and include all members of our regional community;
We treat all visitors and members with appreciation and respect;
We treat each other with respect, appreciation, trust and candor;
We are dependable and accountable;
We work together interdepartmentally striving for organization-wide success.
Putnam Museum & Science Center is an equal opportunity employer.

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