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Museum Assistant - Old Town San Diego (Part Time)

Job Description

The Wells Fargo History Museum in San Diego is seeking a Museum Assistant with 6+ months of experience in one or a combination of the following: museum services, historical services, marketing, or customer service to work in its Historical Services Department. The museum is located at 2733 San Diego Ave, San Diego, CA and does not offer relocation assistance.

The Museum Assistant will assist with the day-to-day operation of this location to ensure quality, efficiency, and the highest professional standards and museum practices in a high traffic location.

Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare and deliver education programs and tours to help visitors gain a better understanding and appreciation of Wells Fargo’s rich history
  • Greet visitors, provide information, and answer questions pertaining to Wells Fargo History including Gold Rush, stagecoach, and regional history
  • Provide day-to-day operational support, including answering the phone, performing retail duties for small museum gift shop, clerical duties, and light housekeeping
  • Assist with special museum events as needed

The museum is located in Old Town San Diego State Park and is open to the public seven days a week from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm September 4 – May 28 and 10:00 am to 6:00 pm May 29 – September 3. The position is part-time and eligible for Wells Fargo benefits. The position will work an average of 20 hours per week and must be available to work on weekends and holidays.

Gold Rush history comes alive at the Wells Fargo History Museum in Old Town San Diego. Discover an authentic stagecoach, telegraph, postal covers dating to 1849, gold specimens, exhibits about stagecoaches and the men who guarded the treasure they carried. Also see artifacts, documents, furnishings, images, interactive and video presentations of Wells Fargo’s colorful history.

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through our many locations, ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking. To learn more, Wells Fargo perspectives are also available at Wells Fargo Blogs and Wells Fargo Stories.

Required Qualifications

  • 6+ months of experience in one or a combination of the following: museum services, historical services, marketing, or customer service

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Presenting educational programs/teaching to a variety of audiences
  • Experience with emerging technologies, including social media
  • MS Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Exposure to and understanding of professional museum standards, ethics, and practices
  • Experience working with children
  • Retail experience
  • Ability to be flexible and think on your feet
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, speaking in front of an audience
  • Highly organized with meticulous attention to detail
  • Personable, upbeat, "can do" attitude
  • Understanding of US History
Job Expectations

  • Ability to lift 20+ pounds

Street Address

CA-San Diego: 2733 San Diego Avenue - San Diego, CA

Disclaimer

    All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.



    Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.

    Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.


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