Job Description: Museum Assistant

Part-time, 15-20 hours per week, $14/hour to start.

Purpose of position: To perform a variety of customer service functions at the Front Desk of the Weyerhaeuser Museum and handle daily bookkeeping of the Morrison County Historical Society, including bill paying, deposits, payroll & etc.

Major responsibilities:

Customer service

Greet visitors

Answer phone

Ring up gift shop sales

Assist researchers

Assist with tours & events

Assist with social media posts

Bookkeeping using QuickBooks software

Pay bills / write checks


Cash receipts deposit

Track petty cash & change

Order / purchase supplies

Run cash register app on Square

Reconcile bank statements

Track donations & send acknowledgements to donors

Run monthly reports for Treasurer & Board of Directors

File tax forms & other reports, make tax deposits

Gift shop ordering, inventory & price list

Assist accountant with annual review

Other duties as assigned

Qualities desired: Enjoy working with the public (friendly), trustworthy, highly organized, meticulous with details, good communications skills (including writing), knowledge of QuickBooks and Microsoft Office software, ability to work independently once trained. High school diploma or equivalent.

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