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Museum Tour Guide (Part Time)

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is a non-profit, educational institution featuring the legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid, the space shuttle Enterprise, the world’s fastest jets and a guided missile submarine. Opened in 1982, the Museum, anchored aboard the former USS Intrepid, a National Historic Landmark, has welcomed more than 2 million visitors since 2012. The Mission of the Intrepid Museum is to promote the awareness and understanding of history, science and service through its collections, exhibitions and programming, in order to honor our heroes, educate the public and inspire our youth.

The Intrepid Museum is currently seeking a PT Tour Guide. We are seeking a creative, organized, energetic and well-spoken individual who, as a Museum Tour Guide will deliver educational programming centering on the Museum’s unique collections and historic site. This position reports to Manager of Public Tours and Talks.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Delivers and leads Public Tour and Talk programming as required by the daily schedule or as requested through Education, Special Events or other programs.
  • Capable of researching, and interpreting historic information, images, objects and technologies.
  • Assist at the tour check-in desk as assigned, providing services and ensuring museum visitors receive all necessary tour information.
  • Act as an ambassador of the museum in service to our visitors.
  • Performs other duties as required by management.

Qualified candidates will have a minimum Bachelor’s degree in History, Education, Museum Studies or related field. Must have experience in public tour programs, museum education, visitor experience, or public program delivery in a cultural setting. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic team member with strong written and verbal communication skills who is able to work collaboratively across departments. Must be comfortable in front of large audiences that are both diverse and multigenerational. Must exhibit a mature, flexible and professional demeanor both in presentation and actions. Able to work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays, and evenings as necessary.

We offer a competitive salary and the opportunity to be a part of a very rewarding time in the Museum’s history!  
For consideration e-mail resume with salary requirements to: resume@intrepidmuseum.org.
Be sure to include the title of the position you are interested in.

NO PHONE CALLS. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is an equal opportunity employer.

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is an equal opportunity employer.