Museum Attendant

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Classification:Temporary Service
Grade:Temporary Staff Grade 74 (11% GeoDiff)
Work type:Temporary
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:UAA Prince William Sound College
Location: Valdez
Categories: Arts/Museum, Office/Clerical, Other

Position Summary:

Do you enjoy interacting with many different types of people? Do you like to share your love of Alaska? If so, this may be the perfect job for you. This position creates a welcoming environment for our museum guests, generating retail sales and enhancing the museum experience. This position requires accurate cash handling, friendly customer service, a knowledge of or excitement for the diversity of Alaska's cultures, natural resources, and history. Strong abilities in verbal communication and some cash handling experience required.


The Maxine & Jesse Whitney Museum is located on the main campus of Prince William Sound College in Valdez, Alaska.


Knowledge of service area. Ability to operate computers. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Customer service skills. May require technical knowledge. Ability to lift up to 10 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation.


1 year relevant experience, such as retail, hospitality, or tourism.


HS graduation or the equivalent.

To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized for unrestricted employment in the United States. No work visas will be sponsored for this position.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:


Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace. University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

Advertised: Alaskan Standard Time
Applications close: Alaskan Daylight Time

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