Schubert Club Music Museum Guide

Classification:  Part-time (approximately two weekly shifts)

Supervisor:  Kate Cooper, Education & Museum Director

Wage:  $14.00  per hour, plus parking stipend

Museum Hours:           
Noon – 4 pm; Wednesday, Friday, Sunday
Noon – 7 pm; Thursday
Special Tours by Appointment

ABOUT SCHUBERT CLUB
Schubert Club, now in its 138th season, is a Twin Cities-based arts organization, located in Saint Paul, whose mission is to cultivate a passion for music and to foster an engaged community of music enthusiasts through concerts, music education, museum exhibits and student scholarships.  More details can be found at www.schubert.org

POSITION SUMMARY
Schubert Club’s Music Museum Guides are creative, imaginative, enthusiastic individuals who enhance each visitor’s experience through their interpersonal skills and knowledge.  The position is a part-time position, responsible for augmenting and improving our museum visitor’s experience as they interact with creative music making exhibits and the historical keyboard instrument and manuscript collection exhibited in newly designed galleries.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Interacts and meets with people from a variety of ages and backgrounds, responding to visitor questions and interests

EXPECTATIONS:

  • A Music Museum Guide should have a working knowledge of music and a desire to learn, but an extensive knowledge of music history and repertoire is not required.
  • Must be available to work some Sunday afternoons and Thursday early evenings.

CHARACTERISTICS FOR A SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE:

  • Able to speak comfortably before groups of people
  • Able to work independently
  • Able to accept supervision
  • Honor time commitments for any scheduled assignments, including regular museum hours and special events or programs
  • Capable of learning new material rapidly and willing to spend time and expend the effort necessary to study the Schubert Club Music Museum collection
  • Physically able to lead tours throughout the museum
  • Enthusiastic and flexible

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of a High School diploma
  • Experience in customer/visitor services
  • Previous experience working in a museum or a similar cultural organization
  • Basic musical keyboard proficiency     

To Apply: Email cover letter and resume to kcooper@schubert.org                                                                                     

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