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Director of Visitor Experience



The Director of Visitor Experience is responsible for establishing that visitors will have an extraordinary experience at Stuhr Museum from the moment they enter our campus, until after they leave. The Director will exercise discretion and independent judgment in managing the day-to-day operations of the visitor experience and the Museum Gift Shop; including selection of merchandise, maintaining inventory of marketable products, selling and stocking merchandise, providing customer service and maintaining an inviting and dynamic appearance in the Gift Shop. The Director will lead and manage the Visitor Services staff including, establishing work schedules, hiring and termination, training, and annual reviews. The Director will serve on the senior staff management team, collaborating and working to ensure that the dynamic visitor experience maintains continuity across all departments and functions. Maintains needed purchasing, receiving, inventory, and other records.  Supervises Museum Gift Shop sales personnel, Visitor Services Desk, Gate House, and other staff positions as needed.  

Requires 2-3 years work experience in sales and a minimum of two years of supervisory experience to have a thorough knowledge of retail operations, marketing and merchandising techniques and related equipment, inventory control, and ability to train and supervise staff effectively, and so forth.

Full time position.  Send resume to: Human Resources, Stuhr Museum, 3133 West Highway 34, Grand Island, NE 68801  or email:   (308) 385-5316 EOE.  Deadline for applications is 6/15/2020.


Maintenance Technician

Stuhr Museum seeks a qualified person for restoration, repairs and general maintenance of buildings and equipment.  Must be able to work flexible hours when needed.  Duties will include carpentry, snow removal, some ability with electrical maintenance, plumbing and small engine repair.  Must be able to operate light construction equipment, lift 75 to 100 pounds and work in weather extremes.  Full-time with benefits.  Applications are available at the Reynolds Center or send resume to: Human Resources, Stuhr Museum, 3133 W. Hwy. 34 Grand Island, NE 68801, (385-5316), EOE.  Deadline for applications is 4/15/2020.

Summer Employment

Interpreter and Concessions applications are accepted each year during the months of January and February only. Training occurs on select dates in March or April.