employment opportunities

Front Desk Attendant

Position Type: Student position based at 812 Toole Avenue. Work study award is preferred. If you don't have work study or don't know if you have work study, please apply anyway.

Hours Per Week: 5-19

Wage: $8.15/hour DOE

Employment Start Date: Fall 2017 (Position may carry over to the spring depending on work study award and availability.)

Job Description:
  • Work with spectrUM's Point of Sale to check in guests, sell memberships, and sign up patrons for clubs and camps.
  • Answer multiple phone lines.
  • Answer guest questions about exhibits, programs, memberships
  • Sell retail merchandise from the museum gift shop.
  • Assist with various administrative tasks as assigned by management staff.
  • Help with clean-up and closing at the end of the day. 

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume (in PDF form) to nicholos.wethington@umontana.edu.

Campus Office Assistant

Position Type: Work-Study Student Position

Hours Per Week: 12-19

Wage: $8.15

The spectrUM Discovery Area is looking for a work study office assistant to work with the Administrative Associate. The new assistant will work with other office staff by helping with general office tasks and paperwork, running errands on campus, answering the phone, filing, completing Treasury and other paperwork, and other miscellaneous tasks as assigned. Must be able to work between 11-3 on Mondays through Fridays for the summer break, with an opportunity to adjust hours and schedule in the fall.

Must have work study from the University of Montana.  Must be able to work with a team and take directions, but also to take initiative and work independently. Needs to be reliable, detailed, very organized, and able to work in a busy office. Familiarity with Google Docs, Word, and Excel is preferred, as well as familiarity with handling cash and important paperwork. We would like this position to begin as soon as possible for training.

Application Instructions:
Please send a resumé and cover letter in .pdf format to Sara Bunton at sara.bunton@umontana.edu. Please email Sara Bunton or call at 243-4828 with any questions regarding this position.

If you have questions about work-study and eligibility for that award, please visit The University of Montana's Financial Aid Website or call them at 243-5373.