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🔗1814 Program Facilitator I, Mille Lacs Indian Museum & Trading Post

  • Part Time
  • Onamia, MN
  • $18.54 USD / Hour
  • October 31, 2023
  • Department: HR
  • Job Reference #: 1814
  • Job Summary: Interpretive programs, assist with daily operations of the site, includes ticketing, field trips workshops and special events and retail operations
  • Job Qualifications:


    ● Demonstrated experience and ability to provide consistent, high quality customer service.

    ● Demonstrated ability to work independently.

    ● Demonstrated success in conveying program content and facilitating dialogue with guests.

    ● Experience in or willingness to learn computer software programs as needed.

    ● Strong oral communication skills, and ability to listen and be responsive to questions and comments.

    ● Demonstrated punctuality.

    ● Demonstrated ability to collaborate and contribute positively in a team environment.

    ● Willingness to learn and work a variety of assignments, including but not limited to retail and admissions software, site orientation for guests, and interpretive stations, depending upon supervisor assessment of skill set and knowledge.

    ● Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse public in a friendly and open manner, while conveying information or teaching.

    ● Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse audience of varying cultural backgrounds,

    ages, and abilities.

    ● Demonstrated experience in some level of retail sales.

    ● Ability to complete record keeping and reports, including accounting and math skills.

    ● Ability to work a varied schedule of weekdays, weekends (both Saturday/Sunday) one to two weekends/month, holidays and occasional evenings on a rotating basis.

    ● Ability to stand for extended periods of time and walk up to 5 miles a day inside or outside on the grounds..

    ● Ability to bend, crouch, kneel, reach, push, and pull.

    ● Ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 20 pounds.


    ● High school diploma or equivalent.

    ● Proven skill in delivering school age programs.

    ● Experience working with children and/or adults in an educational environment.

    ● Experience in teaching, museum interpretation, theater, storytelling or group leadership.

    ● Personal computer skills including Microsoft Office and Google Suite.

    ● Experience with Shopify and/or Tessitura or Artifax software.

    ● Knowledge of retail display and marketing techniques.

    ● Retail sales and admissions experience in a museum/historic site.

  • How to Apply:

    Apply online with a covert letter and a resume at

  • Job benefits: State of MN excellent benefits
  • Application URL:
  • Application Address: 43411 Oodena Drive, Onamia, MN 56359

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DESCRIPTION: This position exists to conduct interpretive programs using various interpretive techniques and to assist with the daily visitor services operations at the Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post, including ticketing, field trips, workshops, special events, and retail operations.

SUMMARY OF WORK: 1) Assist in the daily visitor services operations; 2) Assist with the daily retail operations; 3) Assist with the site’s interpretive programs, workshops, seasonal demonstrations, and special events; and 5) Assist in the daily operation of the historic site.

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