Museum Store Associate

Getty Villa

Los Angeles, CA

Requisition Number 2018-3197

Type: Regular Part-Time

Supports the Getty Villa Museum Store as a professional and outgoing sales associate. Operates a POS system, applies basic computer skills, handles money, and communicates effectively with visitors. Demonstrates knowledge of current museum exhibits, store merchandise and museum layout.

Major Job Responsibilities

  • Assists customers with orders
  • Handles cash responsibly with accuracy according to opening /closing procedures
  • Demonstrates knowledge of product, current exhibitions, and store/museum policies
  • Prepares store and/or satellite locations for opening by restocking merchandise from carts, checking inventory and supply levels and providing general housekeeping
  • Maintains store throughout the day


  • High School Diploma/GED
  • 1-2 years retail experience preferably in a museum, specialty, or book store

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must be able to operate a computerized point-of-sale system (POS)
  • Must be able to stand between 4-6 hours consecutively
  • Must be personable, congenial, and hospitable
  • Selling skills
  • Communication skills
  • Getty Villa knowledge - galleries, exhibitions, general information
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds

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