Louisiana Children's Museum

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Early Literacy Educator

The Louisiana Children’s Museum seeks an Early Literacy Educator who is responsible for delivering early literacy focused experiences for our visitors. They will provide these experiences through engaging our visitors in exhibits, primarily the Talk and Play Center, and through programming both guided and drop-in, on and off site. The Early Literacy Educator will work towards building literacy skills through free play activities with visitors of all ages, while directly modeling and sharing techniques with adult visitors. They will be accountable for the maintenance, inventory, and condition of the Talk and Play Center.  This position reports directly to the Museum Experience Manager to ensure quality free-play experiences and works closely with the Early Learning Manager and Community Engagement Manager to plan and implement play based programming. The ideal candidate will have experience with formal or informal education, focusing on early childhood. They must have working knowledge and demonstrated passion for literacy, with excellent customer service, presentation, and communication skills. To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Cassie Janowski, Museum Experience Manager, at cjanowski@lcm.org.  APPLICATION DEADLINE IS JUNE 30th. No phone calls please.

 

 

 

Museum Store Manager

The Louisiana Children’s Museum seeks a Museum Store Manager who is responsible for inventory buying, merchandising, selling, hiring & training any Museum Store staff members, as well as daily fiscal and professional management.  The Museum Store is a business within a business, and the Manager must handle all aspects of visitor, buyer, and staff needs with utmost professionalism. They will need to continually track effective strategies and methods for accomplishing the goals of the store while working with education staff to determine best buys for exhibits and program alignment & inform them about products tied to programs & exhibits. Qualified candidates will have at least 5 years experience in retail and sales, with buyer experience preferred. Computer and POS experience and the ability to handle all financial tasks for the Museum Store a must. Most importantly, these candidates will have the diplomacy and ability to handle a great variety of people and situations with strong customer service skills. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Leslie Doles, Marketing and PR Director, ldoles@lcm.org. No phone calls please.

 

 

We look for the following leadership qualities in all of our staff: courage, humility, a life-long love of learning, a yearning to excel and help others excel, a deep moral code, excitement about the world, a sense of humor, the ability to illustrate your visions, and a genuine interest in people.

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