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Director of Visitor Services

Summary of Duties

The Director of Visitor Services is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Paleontological Research Institution's two education venues — the Museum of the Earth and Cayuga Nature Center. Daily operations include admissions, visitor experience, retail functions, front-of-house bookkeeping and inventory control, and facility rentals. This position requires attention to detail, excellent communication and organization, and demonstrated experience managing a multi-dimensional business, non-profit organization or retail operation.

Required Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience in managing a multi-dimensional business, non-profit organization or retail operation
  • Minimum of three years of management experience.
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays and evenings.
  • Experience coordinating and planning events
  • Ability to interact with the general public.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including excellent writing skills.
  • Flexible, well organized and able to work on several projects simultaneously.

How to Apply

Mail or email resume and cover letter to:

Paleontological Research Institution
Attn: Michael Lucas
1259 Trumansburg Rd.
Ithaca, NY 14850
mpl36@cornell.edu