Full Job Description
Cleveland Museum of Natural History (CMNH), founded in 1920, is located in the
heart of University Circle, five miles east of downtown Cleveland, Ohio.
Considered one of the finest institutions of its kind in North America, the
Museum offers an incredible visitor experience, attracting roughly 275,000
visitors a year. There are more than 140 public education programs and over
80,000 students served annually. The Museum employs about 160 people.
Building on its strong foundation of excellence in education and research, the
Museum is poised to transform itself. The Museum will invite and engage a
broader audience in the exploration of science and the natural world by
revolutionizing the way it presents natural history. The Museum has launched a
capital campaign to support a dramatic renovation and expansion of its
facilities and exhibits. This ambitious plan will position the Museum to play a
leading role in regional and national efforts to improve science education and
increase scientific literacy.
The Museum is seeking a dynamic, creative and energetic individual who is
passionate about the Museum and its mission; exhibits strong project management
and organizational skills; is looking for new challenges; and enjoys working in
an enthusiastic and fast paced environment.
Summary: A full-time position responsible for managing
general office operations in the Division, assisting in administrating special
projects of the Division, and providing administrative assistance to the
Director of Partnerships and Programs as needed. This position reports to the
Director of Partnerships and Programs.
Manage general office
operations in the Division, including but not limited to ordering office
supplies and equipment, overseeing inventory of general supplies and
marketing material, and equipment maintenance.
Assist with the preparation
of Partnerships and Programs marketing and promotional material.
Assist with program
evaluation tasks, including but not limited to data collection, data
entry, data formatting, data compilation, graph generation.
Assist with administrating
special projects of the Division.
duties for the Director of Partnerships and Programs as needed.
Manage Partnerships and
Programs events and programs on the CMNH website and e-commerce module, including
set-up and registration of public events and programs.
Assist with school programs
Assist with the operations
of the Smead Discovery Center and Educator Resource Center as needed.
Participate in divisional
and inter-divisional meetings as required.
telephones in a professional manner and maintain professional conduct at
all times with Museum staff and the public.
Performs all duties
according to established Museum operating, safety, environmental and
Performs other duties as required
by the Director of Partnerships and Programs.
One-year certificate from
college or technical school; or three (3) to six (6) years plus related
experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
in generating presentation-quality graphs.
in CRM Software a plus
Professional demeanor, tact,
diplomacy, discretion, good judgment, strong insight and instinct,
maturity and sophistication.
knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and
PowerPoint and Adobe products.
Ability to apply financial
concepts to work being done.
organizational and problem-solving skills.
Good spelling, writing, and
Strong administrative and
Ability to work Monday
through Friday in a professional office environment, evenings and weekends
The Cleveland Museum of Natural History is an EQUAL
OPPORTUNITY, ADA EMPLOYER and a SUBSTANCE-FREE WORKPLACE