Reports to: Visitor Services and Store Manager

Status: part-time, non-exempt, possibly seasonal, subject to 6 month review, annual review

$15 – $16/hour

This position is responsible for helping both the retail store and the admissions desk provide an excellent visitor experience.


  • Assist with customers in the retail store
  • Process admissions to the Farnsworth Art Museum
  • Actively promote membership and store sales
  • Answer visitor questions and resolve visitor questions or concerns
  • Operate the point of sale computer/register
  • Reconcile end of day receipts


Basic office and computer skills including data entry. Flexibility concerning work schedule to accommodate some evenings, weekends and holidays.

Related Skills:

Must be focused and able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously.  Excellent communication and phone skills.  Must be motivated, able to work as part of a team, possess organizational skills and tact, and be able to work with diverse groups including supporters, the general public, vendors, and staff.   

Apply for the position here below:

Job Application
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