Employment Opportunities

The Museum of Fine Arts offers a wide range of career opportunities. This page features open positions as they become available.

The MFA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, MFA complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Please be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the open positions. The Museum of Fine Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Museum Associate: Part-Time

Essential Duties and Tasks

  • Provides courteous and excellent service to Museum visitors.
  • Able to work weekends, evenings, and maintain flexible hours.
  • Greet and help Museum visitors with utmost courtesy and respect, explain admissions policy to visitors, collect admission fees, verify membership status, and answer visitor questions.
  • Responsible for on-going promotion and sales of Museum and Support Organizations membership.
  • Collects admission fees, verify membership status, and answer questions regarding the Museum’s collections, exhibitions, events and facilities.
  • Assists patrons with membership application forms. Fulfills end of shift closing procedures and prepares appropriate documents.

Requirements

  • High school education
  • Able to stand for extended periods of time (up to 6 hours) on a daily basis.
  • Able to constantly operate a computer for customer purchases.
  • Able to frequently communicate with guests and co-workers about museum events and exhibits. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.
  • Able to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Able to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
  • At least 2 years’ experience preferably in a museum.
  • Able to operate a computer cash register.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
  • Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook).
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service.
  • Able to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices.

HOW TO APPLY

Submit your cover letter (including salary history and which position
you’re applying for), and resume to:
The Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg
Attention: Human Resources
255 Beach Drive, NE
St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3498
or
hr@mfastpete.org