Museum Services Associate (Part-Time)

Fraunces Tavern Museum is seeking a responsible and outgoing individual to assist with museum services and housekeeping. As a representative of the Museum, the Associate must maintain excellent customer service and always remember the mission. This position is part-time hourly, 2-3 days a week from 9:30am to 5:30pm with some pre-determined evenings. The Museum Services Associate will report to the Museum Director. There is room for growth in the areas of museum education and historic buildings management.


  • Greeting visitors and processing admissions

  • Provide general information and answer questions

  • General housekeeping for front and back of the house

  • Sell and stock gift shop items

  • Relay accurate information about programs/events to visitors

  • Accept mail and sign for packages

  • Ensure a clean, orderly building environment

  • Disposal of trash and recycling

  • Regular cleaning and stocking of museum and staff facilities

  • Assist Facilities Manager with occasional maintenance projects

  • Provide a visual security presence during operating hours

  • Close the museum at the end of operating hours


  • Customer service experience a must

  • Experience handling cash and credit transactions

  • Experience working in a Museum setting or events background

  • Polite and friendly attitude

  • Must be comfortable working alone without direct supervision

  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds

  • Ability to work on their feet and at seated point-of-sale work station for several hours

  • Must be a motivated independent worker

  • Some schedule flexibility; able to work occasional weekday evenings

 Schedule: 2-3 days a week (9:30am-5:30pm)

 Compensation: $15/hour

 To apply: Email cover letter and resume to: with “Museum Services Associate” in the subject line of the email.

No phone calls please, only those considered for an interview with receive a reply. Thank you.