Current Opportunities

Visitor Center Coordinator

Position Description

The Visitor Center Coordinator is a part-time position reporting to the Director of Public Programs and is responsible for managing the operations of the Visitor Center.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating Visitor Center operations and maintaining the budget and procedures manual.
  • Selecting and ordering merchandise to sell and keeping inventory records.
  • Creating merchandise displays that appeal to visitors.
  • Working with point of sale software, running reportsand programming registers.
  • Hiring, training and coordinating part-time Visitor Center Associates staff.
  • Assisting in the development and implementation of staff performance evaluations.
  • Coordinating staff work shifts for day-to-day operations, as well as coverage for special events and evening public programs.
  • Participating in planning meetings for organizational special events.
  • Coordinating and overseeing staff during special events.
  • Greeting and orienting visitors and selling admissions, memberships and registrations for events and public programs.
  • Maintaining high levels of customer service and creating a positive visitor experience.

Qualifications:

  • College degree desirable
  • Experience in retail operations, management, and merchandise selection.
  • Self-directed with excellent organizational, interpersonal, and verbal communication skills.
  • Accuracy with figures and money
  • Proficient computer skills, experience with point of sale software desirable
  • Weekday and weekend availability

Position Category: Part-time with limited benefits. Hours per week vary seasonally, ranging from 20 to 30 hours per week.

Application: Please send a cover letter, résumé and three references to:

Amy Mawby, Director of Public Programs
Tyler Arboretum
515 Painter Road
Media, PA 19063
email amawby@tylerarboretum.org

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