Student Worker -Lewisburg Children’s Museum Student Assistant

Susquehanna University
May 01, 2024
Offerd Salary:$10.00
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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Position Title Student Worker -Lewisburg Children's Museum Student Assistant

Position Approval Date 08/31/2023 Is this position budgeted? Yes Is this position an essential position? No About Susquehanna

As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Position Summary

Job Summary

Museum assistant duties are connected to a variety of the museum's day to day operations, including guest services, special projects, and exhibit monitoring. Guest Services responsibilities will include providing basic customer service; exhibit monitoring will include overseeing the exhibit floor and interacting with museum guests; and additional projects will include program preparation, assisting with various museum special projects, and serving as a floater within the museum.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Welcoming and orienting guests to the museum, running register, and providing basic customer service.
  • Monitoring the exhibit floor for organization, cleanliness, and safety; resetting exhibits
  • Assisting with programs and activities, including research, development, preparation, and implementation
  • Assisting with opening and closing procedures, including daily cleaning
  • As a member of the Susquehanna University community, you are also responsible for:

  • Demonstrating a commitment to creating an inclusive culture that embraces differences such as gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, social class, marital and parental status, disability, age, religion, gender identity or expression, geography, and national origin.
  • Understanding that as a staff member of Susquehanna University, you are considered a Responsible Employee under Title IX, and are expected to fulfill the responsibilities as such.
  • Contributing to the overall success of your department and the university by performing other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Weekday, weekend, and occasional evening work required.
  • Interest in interdisciplinary programs and informal education.
  • Ability to relate well to people of all ages and backgrounds.
  • Ability to work successfully as a team player and fulfill scheduled shifts
  • Ability to communicate quickly and efficiently with other staff members through multiple mediums including but not limited to email, Google Drive documents, Google Drive & Microsoft programs (Powerpoint, Excel), and face to face meetings
  • Learning Objectives

  • To contribute to a pleasant, helpful, safe, and efficient learning environment for children and families
  • To develop skills and experiences that assist with future career growth
  • Required Qualifications


    Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior. All Majors.


    Experience and interest in working with children.


    815 Market Street, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 17837, United States of America

    Additional Requirements

  • This position is paid $10.00 per hour, with an estimate of 5 hours weekly.
  • Must be eligible for Federal Work Study
  • Must be able to provide clearances for PA Child Abuse Clearance, PA State Police Clearance, and FBI Fingerprinting Check (for those who have lived outside of the state of PA within the last 10 years).
  • Physical Demand
  • Position requires the ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time.
  • Position requires the ability to move about the campus.
  • Position requires the ability to talk and to hear instruction.
  • Position requires occasional manual dexterity and the ability to use fingers, hands, and arms to feel, handle, and reach.
  • Position requires occasional stooping, crouching, and bending.
  • Position requires the ability to occasionally lift up to 10 pounds.
  • Working conditions are indoors.
  • Preferred Qualifications Special Instructions to the Applicant Benefits Eligible No Number of Months 9 months Additional Work Schedule Details? Hours per week during the academic year (39 wks) 5 Hours per week during the summer (13 wks) Status Non-Benefits Eligible Posting Date 08/31/2023 Closing Date 05/01/2024 Full-Time/Part-Time Temporary Open Until Filled No Anticipated Start Date Posting Number AH01047

    Posting Specific Questions

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  • Are you a current SU student?
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