Employment

Employment Opportunities

Peoria Riverfront Museum offers a variety of benefits including a team-oriented environment, 403b/Roth option with employer match, free employee parking, an array of museum discounts and, for full-time staff: health, dental and vision insurance, healthcare and dependent care flexible spending program, and a competitive time-off program.

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Peoria Riverfront Museum
222 SW Washington St.
Peoria, IL 61602

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Current Openings:

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Art Director - Full-Time

Peoria Riverfront Museum seeks an Art Director & Marketing Specialist to develop, direct, implement and maintain the Museum's visual marketing design strategy. Design from conception to execution a wide range of digital and print collateral across multiple platforms, in an effective and timely manner. Core hours M-F 9-5 (flexible), some evenings and weekends as needed. Full-time position with benefits. Requires Bachelor's degree, 2 years professional graphic design. art direction experience, a portfolio of high quality design work, strong communication skills, ability to produce in a fast-paced environment. Click here to see job description.

To apply:  Click here to email resume and cover letter OR submit application below.   Posted 8/8/22

Assistant Manager of Visitor Services - Museum Store - Full-Time

Peoria Riverfront Museum seeks a retail pro to fill the position of Assistant Manager of Visitor Services-Museum Store. Work with the Manager of Visitor Services to oversee the operation and management of the Museum’s earned revenue functions (ticket desk, store, concessions, rental events), as well as operations that enhance the visitor experience. The focus of this position is on the Museum store. Core hours Tu-Sa 9:30-5:30, but varies depending on scheduled events. Requires 2 years of retail management, customer service and inventory management experience; strong customer service orientation; and ability to use Microsoft Office and point of sale systems. Full-time position with benefits. Click here to see job description.

To apply:  Click here to email resume and cover letter OR submit application below.  Posted 8/8/22

Programs Assistant - Part-Time

Peoria Riverfront Museum seeks a part-time Programs Assistant to help coordinate, schedule and host school and group tours, and help with other educational programming as needed. Approximately 20 hours per week; typical hours T-Sa 9:00-1:00 (or as needed to host and schedule groups or assist with programs). Requires minimum 2 years of college, 1 year administrative experience, detail orientation. Click here to see job description.

To apply:  Click here to email resume and cover letter OR submit application below.  Posted 7/28/22

Curator of History & Registrar - Full-Time

Peoria Riverfront Museum seeks a Curator of History & Registrar. Manage the care, handling and recordkeeping of collections and loan objects. Assist with development and coordination of all exhibitions and curation of history exhibitions. Core hours M-F 9:00-5:00 (flexible), some evenings and weekends as needed. Requires Bachelor’s degree in History, Anthropology or Museum Studies or equivalent; Masters preferred, 2 years collections or curatorial experience, knowledge of collections-related requirements. Full-time with benefits. Click here to see job description.

To apply:  Click here to email resume and cover letter OR submit application below.  Posted 7/25/22

Executive Assistant & Advisory Council Coordinator - Full-Time

Peoria Riverfront Museum seeks a highly organized, task oriented, flexible and professional Executive Assistant & Advisory Council Coordinator. Serve as Executive Assistant to the CEO and help with fundraising and member events. Maintain CEO calendar, greet visitors to the Museum administrative offices, help maintain and use the donor database. Core hours M-F 9-5 (flexible), occasional evenings and weekends as needed. Requires high school diploma (Bachelor's degree preferred), working knowledge of Microsoft Office and experience with a database management system, professional communication skills, and ability to maintain confidentiality. Full-time with benefits. Click here to see job description.

To apply:  Click here to email resume and cover letter OR submit application below.  Posted 7/19/22

Visitor Services Associates - Part-Time

Peoria Riverfront Museum seeks part-time Visitor Services Associates. Work as part of a team to deliver quality customer service at the ticket desk, Museum store, concessions, galleries, and events. Sell admission tickets, memberships, store merchandise, and concessions; answer visitor questions; monitor safety in the galleries; assist with setups, hosting, and teardowns of events. Requires a positive attitude and strong people skills, cash handling ability, and ability to use a computerized point-of-sale system. Flexible part-time hours to be scheduled for whenever the Museum is open to the public; may include evenings and weekends. Click here to see job description.

To apply:  Click here to email resume and cover letter OR submit application below.   Posted 8/15/22

Membership Sales Associates - Part-Time

Peoria Riverfront Museum seeks part-time Membership Sales Associates. Communicate, promote and sell member benefits to Museum visitors. Help elevate the guest experience by providing a high quality and engaging visitor experience. Flexible hours to be scheduled; may include Tuesdays through Saturdays 11-4, Sundays 12-4, and some evenings. Requires strong people skills, a customer service mindset, and attention to detail. Click here to see job description.

To apply:  Click here to email resume and cover letter OR submit application below.  Posted 6/14/22

Every Student Initiative Guides - Part-Time

The Every Student Initiative (ESI) is a program that aims to engage every student from every public, private and homeschool organization in Central Illinois with a curricula-inspired visit to the Peoria Riverfront Museum every year. A typical class visit to the Museum includes a tour of the exhibition galleries, a workshop or exercise related to Museum content, and either a planetarium show or an educational film in the Giant Screen Theater.

ESI Guides lead group visits, facilitate the workshop, communicate Museum content, and ensure a quality educational experience. Requires interest and enthusiasm for sharing art, history, science and achievement content with K-12 students and members of the public, ability to interact successfully with children and adults in public speaking situations, and exude a positive attitude; high school diploma or equivalent preferred. Hours are part-time, typically 3-4 hours at a time on weekdays, mostly mornings but some afternoons. Click here for job description.

To apply: Click here to email resume and cover letter OR submit application below.   Re-posted 8/15/22


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