Museum Associate

 The Delaware Art Museum is in need of a part-time customer service savvy Museum Associate who will engage, educate and provide an outstanding visitor experience.  The hours will vary depending upon the week, events schedule and will include weekends and primarily Thursday evenings.

Duties include:

  • Greet and engage visitors and answer questions about the museum, collections, history and merchandise;
  • Process any registrations or ticket sales for museum events or programs;
  • Assist in increasing the museums membership base;
  • Assist callers, as needed, with information about the Museum, area, directions, other attractions of interest, and restaurants;
  • Interact with guests in the store and finalize their sales;
  • Operate cash register and maintain POS system;
  • Answer phone inquiries;
  • Process mail orders and telephone orders in a timely fashion;
  • Receive incoming merchandise;
  • Maintain a professional and inviting workspace, including restocking and cleaning;
  • Assist in inventory;
  • Maintain operation of store including opening and closing in manager’s absence;
  • Provide outstanding customer service;
  • Be able to handle problems and emergencies in a professional manner.

We are seeking enthusiastic candidates with knowledge and/or experience in:

  • Retail sales;
  • Outgoing service orientation with visitors to the museum;
  • General office skills ;
  • Strong attention to detail, and
  • A passion for the arts and/or theater experience preferred.

The Delaware Art Museum is committed to inclusivity and encourages qualified candidates from all cultures and communities to apply. Delaware Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to

A unique regional art museum, the Delaware Art Museum is located on an 11-acre site in the Brandywine Valley within easy driving distance of Philadelphia. It features an internationally renowned collection of British Pre-Raphaelite art; a significant contemporary art collection; and spectacular holdings of American painting, sculpture, and work on paper, with particular strengths in the art of John Sloan, the Ashcan School, Howard Pyle, and American illustration art. With enhanced education programs and services such as a unique research library, an interactive gallery for young children, a café and an expanded store, the Museum serves a broad, diverse, and growing community.