SJIMA Receptionist Position

San Juan Islands Museum of Art is looking for a part-time receptionist.  If you are personable, a good communicator, have a working knowledge of Square, Excel and Word, then consider applying for the position.  SJIMA is looking for someone who is enthusiastic about art, as well.   An interview will be scheduled upon acceptance of the application.  Pay range beginning at $17 per hour, based on qualifications.
Mail or email a resume to Dianne Hall c/o SJIMA PO Box 339, Friday Harbor, WA 98250 or email her at  Continue reading for further information.

Position: Front Desk Reception
Job Description:

The Front Desk Receptionist is the face of the museum for visitors.  As such this important function relies on a pleasant personality, competent knowledge of the museum’s activities and shows, as well as handling admissions, product sales and general duties relating to the appearance and functioning of the gallery.

Greet guests and engage them in conversation, have knowledge of the current exhibition and be able to briefly explain the high points of the current exhibit.  Through dress, appearance and speech, reflect the quality level expected of a museum.

Make sure the museum looks its best, including insuring that there are adequate supplies in the gallery as well as in the restrooms and when necessary picking up trash and paper and or clean fingerprints on glass doors and windows.

Have a working knowledge of the computer programs, Excel and Square, in order to make daily sales entries and closing shift reports.

Understand and have the ability to convey information on all aspects of membership, current programs and workshops.

Understand the physical operation of the gallery including hours of operation, security, lighting, signage and emergency procedures.

Be responsible in a timely manner for phone calls, picking up mail, emails and any other communication that requires forwarding or action in the gallery or with board members.

Take direction from and report to the president of the board on all matters relating to duties of the position until such time as a museum manager is hired.

Additional duties and project as may be assigned.