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Collections Assistant, Lincoln

Greeters Desk, Lincoln

Landmark Store Assistant, Lincoln


Position: Collections Assistant

Division: Museum Collections

Description: Projects may include scanning, cataloging, and data entry in the museum's Past Perfect museum database.

Qualifications: Some computer experience, the ability to type accurately, good attention to detail, and good organizational skills.

Days Needed: Monday through Friday.

Hours: To be arranged, between the hours 9:00 am and 4:30 pm

Location: Nebraska State Historical Society Headquarters Building 1500 R Streets, Lincoln

Assignment Length: Flexible.

Training: Individual training provided by Museum Collections staff.

 


Position: Greeters Desk

Division: Administration

Description: Individuals will welcome and serve visitors' to the Nebraska State
Historical Society's (NSHS) Headquarters building by directing visitors and users to appropriate staff, providing directions to other NSHS locations, or attractions within the community or state, and answer any questions the visitor may have about the NSHS and its services and functions.

Qualifications: Must enjoy contact with the public.
Knowledge of the NSHS is beneficial but not required, as training will be
provided.

Days Needed: Monday through Friday

Hours: Flexible, between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Location:
Nebraska State Historical Society Headquarters Building
1500 R Streets, Lincoln

Assignment Length: Year round. A 3 month commitment is requested, but not required.

Training: Training will be provided as needed.
.
Parking: Parking is available at any downtown parking garage facility. Parking
validation is provided by the Nebraska State Historical Society for its volunteers.



Position: Landmark Store Assistant

Description: Greeting and assisting store visitors/customers with sales and provide effective customer service. Ability to use a point of sale computer system and credit card machine. Assist store staff with merchandise display, checking in and receiving inventory, straightening and cleaning, and stocking shelves.

Qualifications: Necessary skills include customer service skills, telephone skills, and point of sale computer skills; knowledge of store merchandise; familiarity with the community to serve customer requests; ability to work with money and independently. Friendly and dependable.

Days Needed: Tuesday, Thursday, or Friday afternoon positions are available

Hours: 1:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Location:
Nebraska State Historical Society's Landmark Store at the Nebraska State Capitol, 1445 K Street (ground floor, room 1417), Lincoln.

Assignment Length: One year minimum.

Training: Training by Landmark Store staff, 15th and P Streets, Lincoln

Parking: Parking is available at any of the downtown parking garage
facilities. Parking validation is provided by the Nebraska State Historical Society for its volunteers.


Nebraska State Historical Society
1500 R Street, P.O. Box 82554, Lincoln, NE 68501-2554
contact: Deb McWilliams
e-mail: deb.mcwilliams@nebraska.gov
phone: 402/471-4955 or 1-800-833-6747
fax: 402/471-3100


 


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