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Job Opening - Museum Assistant I

22 Aug 2016 9:41 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

Wells Fargo History Museum

Portland, OR

Museum Assistant I

15 hours/week (flexible)

The Wells Fargo History Museum is seeking a Museum Assistant with 6+ months of museum, historical services, marketing or customer service experience to work in its Historical Services Department.  The museum is located at 1300 SW 5th Avenue in Portland, OR and does not offer relocation assistance.

The Museum Assistant will assist with the day-to-day operation of this location to ensure quality, efficiency, and the highest professional standards and museum practices.  Additional Responsibilities Include:

  • Prepare and deliver education programs and tours to help visitors gain a better understanding and appreciation of Wells Fargo’s rich history
  • Greet visitors, provide information, and answer questions pertaining to Wells Fargo History including Gold Rush, stagecoach, and regional history
  • Provide day-to-day operational support, including answering the phone, performing retail duties for small museum gift shop, clerical duties, and light housekeeping
  • Assist with special museum events as needed

The Wells Fargo History Museum is free and open to the public 5 days a week from 9:00am to 5:00pm.  This position is flexible and therefore ineligible for most Wells Fargo benefits. The position will work an average of 15 hours per week.

Come and explore the roles both Wells Fargo and Oregon played in each other’s history, from the Cal-Oregon Stageline, to riverboats of gold on the Columbia River, to banking and express for Oregon’s communities.

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