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Part-Time Museum Shop Attendant

Position Title: Part-Time Museum Shop Attendant

Supervisor: Museum Shop Manager

Department: Museum

Grade: Casual

Hours: 4 hrs.+ / week

Pay Rate: $15 per hour


Part-time museum shop attendant position available immediately. One shift is currently available on Friday afternoons
from 1:45-5:45 pm, with occasional back-up and event shifts as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Provide exceptional customer service to Museum and Garden visitors
2. Conduct opening and closing shop procedures
3. Regularly assess and maintain cleanliness of shop (dust shelves, organize storage)
4. Manage all sales transactions
5. Restock merchandise and shop supplies as necessary
6. Field customer phone calls, questions, and requests
7. Other duties as assigned


We are seeking an outgoing, detail-oriented person with demonstrated skills in creative troubleshooting and a
willingness to take on additional job responsibilities. The ideal candidate can make independent, informed decisions
within the context of outlined shop policies and procedures. Retail experience is desired, but not necessary. Candidate
must be comfortable working with computerized register and inventory system.

To Apply

Submit email resume and cover letter to:

Patti Sheer, Museum Shop Manager

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection

Dumbarton Oaks is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).