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Event Attendant

The Event Attendant is responsible for overseeing the facility during the duration of an event. Additionally, this person must be strong in written and oral communication. Being a team player and possessing a servant attitude are critical to the success of this position. Must be willing to work nights and weekends.

 

Job Title: Event Attendant                                                                                            

Department:  Rental & Sales

Reports To:  Executive Director & Events Manager

Level:  Hourly                                               

Type of Position: Part Time                                  

Hours/week: Flexible

 

Requirements:

• A strong composition of many of: administration, helps, hospitality, and service

• Must be a self-starter and able to work independently with little supervision

• Must be able to follow policies and procedures but possess the ability to use discretion when non-routine situations arise

• Must be able to handle conflict in a professional manner

• Must be a good problem solver and an intuitive thinker. Needs to take initiative to anticipate potential problem issues

• Comfortable giving direction

• Willingness and ability to say “no” to many good ideas and requests

• Appropriately handle sensitive and confidential information and situations

• Proficiency in Internet, Microsoft programs (Outlook, Word, Excel), and other computer based technologies

• Ability to lift and carry approximately 25 pounds

• Willing to participate in a criminal background check

• Has a good work ethic

• Can balance between being a self-starter and not being afraid to ask questions and receive further direction.

• Willingness to work behind the scenes with little recognition

NOTE: Other duties as assigned by supervisor or management

This description is intended to describe the general content and requirements for the performance of this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

 

Work Experience Requirements:

• Previous Event Coordination preferred

 

Education Requirements:

• High School Diploma or GED equivalent

• Collegiate education a plus

• Experience in event planning or coordination preferred

How to Apply:  Please email your resume and work experience to Casey Eubanks at caseye@nulloldred.org to schedule an interview. 

 

Volunteer

The Old Red Museum of Dallas County History & Culture is excited to connect the community through local history. We play a proud role in preserving this heritage and invite you to become involved in this process! The Old Red Museum has a strong volunteer program that uniquely prepares volunteers for interacting with visitors and interpreting local history. Through guided training, a structured environment and flexible ways of serving, volunteers are equipped to share the stories of Dallas County with visitors from around the world.

For more information, please email: volunteer@nulloldred.org.

Internships

Position: Education Assistant (NON-PAID INTERNSHIP

The Education Intern will assist staff in leading and facilitating current history programs, history labs, and student museum visits. The Education Assistant will be the primary contact for schools and groups to book tours and programs throughout the spring semester. The Education Assistant will also assist the education department in yearly mailings and office responsibilities on as-needed basis.

 

Responsibilities:

The Education Intern will assist staff in leading and facilitating current history programs, history labs, and student museum visits. This position will assist education staff in implementing programs including: summer camp/ day care programs; curriculum-based school programs for elementary, middle, and high school students; and family day gallery activities.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree (IN PROGRESS) in history, education, museum education or related field required.
  • Candidates should possess excellent written communication skills and be able to talk confidently and helpfully to large groups of people and with museum staff, visitors, and teachers.
  • An appreciation for North Texas history is helpful.
  • Candidate should be available at 8-16 hours per week, Monday – Friday 9am to 2pm.
  • Demonstrated excellence in writing, public speaking and verbal communication skills
  • Familiar with current education theories and trends, especially in the museum setting.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office necessary.
  • Must be able to handle many activities and projects simultaneously.
  • Must be friendly and have a helpful disposition for dealing with the public.

 

If interested in this non-paid internship please send cover letter and resume to Brooke Creek, Education and Programs Director, at brookec@nulloldred.org.

 
*Internships may be available in many areas of the Museum including collections & exhibits, education, marketing & communications and operations.

**For information on the internships being offered currently, e-mail info@nulloldred.org or call (214) 745-1100.

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