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Founded in 1971 as a 501(c)(3), the Admiral Nimitz Foundation, in an agreement with the Texas Historical Commission, manages and provides financial support to the State-owned National Museum of the Pacific War to:

  • Preserve and exhibit the material history of the war in the Pacific and Indo-China during World War II;
  • Offer and participate in programs that honor all veterans past and present and in programs that provide strategic insights into national security issues affecting our country;
  • Support education concerning the American experience in the Pacific Area during World War II;
  • Preserve and exhibit the material history of Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz; and,
  • Provide the public, researchers, teachers and historians with a readily accessible platform for the exploration of the War in the Pacific during World War II.

The Foundation engages visitors through a variety of exhibitions and programs to accomplish the above mission. The Museum features four separate buildings of galleries and exhibits, and six outdoor exhibit areas. The Foundation also runs and operates three museum stores and a variety of multi-functional spaces.

Certified by the American Alliance of Museums and a member of the Smithsonian Affiliates, our staff and departments collaborate to advance the Museum's mission to educate and inspire present and future generations about World War II in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and the relevance of its lessons.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Admiral Nimitz Foundation is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity with respect to all employees, applicants, and interns for employment. We recruit, hire, train, and promote without discrimination due to race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, citizenship, national origin, military or veteran status, marital status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Ecommerce Associate - Part Time

GENERAL SUMMARY

The National Museum of the Pacific War has an exciting opportunity for an Ecommerce Associate for the museum’s online store. Our museum store team provides a positive continuation of the National Museum of the Pacific War experience in our museum stores which includes the online shopping experience.

The Ecommerce Associate will work directly with the Retail Services Director to update and maintain the museum store website product inventory and the museum store team to process customer orders and collaborate with the marketing department to create meaningful social media posts in order to increase website sales volume.

This part time position 29 hours and includes flexible scheduling. Beginning pay is $12.00 based on experience with an opportunity for increase after 90 days of employment.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Monitor product inventory availability of current website merchandise in retail inventory system and work with Retail Services Director to insure adequate stock levels.
  • Enter all new product assets including copy, imagery and inventory information to ecommerce admin site.
  • Ensure consistency in product presentation throughout website.
  • Produce digital photography of products where vendor imagery is not provided.
  • Update current inventory pricing and availability as required.
  • Work with Museum Store Manager and team for order processing completion and merchandise loans for site addition.
  • Prepare online order documents for processing through the museum store.
  • Prepare orders for shipping including packaging and shipping labels.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all inquiries.
  • Attend social media meetings with marketing department to create social media content for Facebook and Instagram.
  • Monitor museum store social media sites for comments and questions. Respond as appropriate and in a timely manner.
  • Maintain positive communication with all Foundation employees. Promote teamwork within the museum stores and throughout the Foundation.
  • Other duties as assigned.

EXPERIENCE

  • 2 years retail customer service required.
  • 2 years POS systems (Counterpoint, QuickBooks POS, etc.) required.
  • POS administrative reporting software experience preferred.
  • Ecommerce experience a plus!
  • Social media experience; Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn required
  • Social media scheduling platform experience preferred but not required.
  • Ecommerce platform admin experience preferred but not required.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Positive attitude and motivated team player; works cooperatively with museum staff; provide outstanding customer service.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Understanding of retail inventory management.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and handle multiple projects.
  • Ability to quickly learn various computer software programs; POS administrative reports, ecommerce product administration, social media scheduling platforms.
  • Proficient with computers, the Internet, Microsoft Outlook, SharePoint, and Excel.
  • Ability to meet scheduled deadlines.
  • Position requires background check, including social media accounts.

EDUCATION:

High School diploma required. Associates in retail management, business management, and/or communications preferred.

TO APPLY:

Please submit an application below.

Museum Store Associate / Part Time

GENERAL SUMMARY
The Museum Store Associate is responsible for providing visitors with a continuation of the National Museum of the Pacific War experience and generating earned revenue consistent with the mission and standards of the organization. This part-time position averages 25 - 29 hours per week and reports to Museum Stores Manager. Starting hourly starting wage is $12.00.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Greet all visitors to the museum stores with a positive and enthusiastic demeanor and assist with merchandise selection and other requested information.
  • Maintain positive communication with all Foundation employees. Promote teamwork within the museum stores and throughout the Foundation.
  • Accurately complete all sales transactions according to Point of Sale (POS) procedures and Foundation policy.
  • Complete telephone sales, web orders and prepare merchandise for shipping.
  • Assist in processing incoming stock according to POS and inventory management procedures daily.
  • Assist in maintaining attractive and well-stocked merchandised displays replenishing as needed.
  • Assist in maintaining store cleanliness.
  • Other duties as assigned.

EXPERIENCE / SKILLS:

  • Positive attitude and motivated team player; works cooperatively with museum staff; provide outstanding customer service.
  • Demonstrated sales and goal achievement.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and handle multiple projects.
  • Proficient with computers, the Internet, Point-of-Sale applications, Microsoft Outlook, and Excel.
  • Ability to meet scheduled deadlines.
  • Ability to lift and move stock and assist with shipping merchandise as needed.
  • Ability to meet the needs of a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays, and occasional evenings.

EDUCATION:

High School diploma required.

TO APPLY:

Please submit an application below.

The National Museum of the Pacific War is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Museum Visitor Services: Front Desk Admissions (Part time)

JOB DESCRIPTION

Visitor services staff provide exceptional guest service while greeting, directing and assisting visitors, and selling tickets at the Admiral Nimitz Museum and George H.W. Bush Gallery admissions counters. Visitor services staff may also provide relief at the Pacific Combat Zone or Command Post. Part-time hours range from 25 - 29 hrs. per week. This position has an hourly starting rate of $12.00 and reports to the Visitor Services Supervisor. Uniform shirts are provided.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide exceptional guest service to all visitors to ensure a memorable visit to the National Museum of the Pacific War.
  • Complete all POS transactions accurately including opening and closing procedures.
  • Complete daily drawer reconciliation.
  • Provide exhibit direction and information for ease of access.
  • Answer telephone inquiries and direct calls to the appropriate staff member as necessary.
  • Assist with groups as needed. Utilize special queues during peak visitation periods.
  • Assist in maintaining the cleanliness of main visitor areas as needed; restroom, foyers, exhibits, etc.
  • Provide additional information to visitors suggesting membership, memorials, and special programs and exhibits.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of work areas and counters.
  • Maintain positive communication with all Foundation and THC employees. Promote teamwork throughout the campus.
  • Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Complete credit card and cash transactions quickly and correctly.
  • Previous visitor services or customer service experience.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in Windows environments, computer programs, email, internet, and Point of Sale systems.
  • Ability to use additional office equipment; fax, copier, printer.
  • Must be an effective communicator, able to listen well and speak clearly.
  • Must be able to stand and walk for long periods, bend and lift as required.
  • Maintain proper hygiene and grooming.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays and occasional special event evenings.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: From $12.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
For those who have been vaccinated, masks and social distancing are recommended on the campus. Masks are required for staff and volunteers who are unvaccinated. Visitors are encouraged to wash hands often and hand sanitizers are stationed throughout the galleries and lobby areas.

TO APPLY:

Please complete the application below and include a cover letter and resume. For more information, please email VisitorServices@NimitzFoundation.org.

The National Museum of the Pacific War is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Part-time Custodian

GENERAL SUMMARY

Attention to detail, with duties to restrooms and other areas of the buildings, basic housekeeping, applying cleaning chemicals as appropriate, other related jobs as assigned, and some maintenance.

Basic computer skills needed with the ability to read and follow instructions. Be able to complete the assigned tasks.

Experience in custodial work is required.

Leadership experience is an advantage with emphasis on teamwork.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PREFORMED

1. Must be able to clean and maintain all buildings of the Admiral Nimitz Foundation and the Museum of the Pacific War. Follow cleaning schedule of each building

2. Must have the ability to perform all aspects of custodial / maintenance duties.

3. Priority, clean all interior areas of restrooms, restock all items within the restrooms.

4. Wet mop/dry mops all areas as required.

5. Clean all glass, to include windows, counters, display cases, and all other areas with glass.

6. Must be able to use a floor machine/buffer, and other related equipment.

7. Apply cleaning chemicals as appropriate to the material being cleaned. Read and understand all MSDS Safety Data Material

8. Must have attention to detail when cleaning.

9. Report to maintenance items in need of repair or attention. A copy of the Maintenance Repair Sheet or Request form to be completed.

10. Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds, and able to climb a ladder.

11. Basic computer skills are required. Additional forms on the computer to be completed, time sheets, send/receive e-mail, maintenance request forms, as well as any other forms to be completed.

12. Must be able to read and follow instructions and directions.

13. Attend safety meetings and other related meetings.

14. Perform other duties as needed and required.


EDUCATION:

High School diploma required.

TO APPLY:

Please submit an application below.

The National Museum of the Pacific War is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Marketing Coordinator

Full Time Salary

Position

Reporting to the Marketing Director, the Marketing Coordinator has three areas of responsibility: (1) to support overall marketing efforts by the department, (2) coordinate communication/relationships with regional CVBs, Chambers, other civic and service organizations; and (3)coordinate community relations and outreach efforts.

Responsibilities

General marketing responsibilities
o Monitor and respond to routine reviews, social media comments on a daily/weekly basis
o Actively support the social media team with research, writing, posting and assigned duties
o Coordinate distribution of press releases and other information to regional media outlets
o Assist in daily Marketing Department projects and tasks as assigned
o Assist with video projects as assigned
o Participate in overall department planning activities
o Collaborate with team on creative project solutions
o Other duties as assigned
• Key responsibilities for relationship management with regional tourism connections
o Coordinate marketing and other collaborative efforts with FBG CVB and Chamber
o Regular communication with CVBs via events calendars and supplying of NMPW collateral
o Distribute press releases and other information to CVBs, Chambers, other organizations
• Key responsibilities for community relations
o Participate in department planning for community relations projects/activities
o Act as liaison between Marketing and local businesses/organizations
o Lead or support outreach events/activities as assigned
o Track and report on monthly results of community relations projects

Qualifications

•Minimum of 3 years professional experience in marketing, tourism, hospitality, education or related
fields
• Formal education preferred (bachelor’s degree or associate degree)
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
• Strong organizational and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail
• Demonstrated success in project management
• Experience in business-to-business sales or community relations
• Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
• History of collaboration and teamwork
• Flexible and adaptable style
• Ability to work both independently without close oversight, but also a team player who will
productively engage with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside the Foundation
• High energy and passion for the Foundation's mission
• Have reliable transportation to make day trips for sales calls within a 100-mile radius
• Able to lift 35 lbs. and manage equipment transport/set up independently

This is a Full Time, salaried position in the range of $35,000 to $42,000 with health insurance, sick leave, paid vacation, and holidays. A 401-B retirement savings account is offered. The applicant’s lifestyle must be flexible enough to work evenings and weekends, when required.

Please submit resume in form below Attn: Marketing Director, or email to rahattori@NimitzFoundation.org

Museum Store Associate / Full Time

GENERAL SUMMARY

The National Museum of the Pacific War has an exciting opportunity for an experienced, mature, full time museum store associate. Our museum store team promotes a positive visitor experience while providing a continuation of the National Museum of the Pacific War experience in our museum stores. Associates must perform accurate and complete merchandise transactions, assist in maintaining the merchandising and cleanliness of the stores as well as opening and closing store procedures. Our Museum Store team is the face of the Museum, ensuring that the visitors’ first and last impression of the Museum is a positive one.

Full time associates work 40 hours per week on a flexible rotating scheduling including weekends and holidays. Starting pay $12.00 based on experience.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Greet all visitors to the museum stores with a positive and enthusiastic demeanor and assist with merchandise selection and other requested information.
  • Maintain positive communication with all Foundation employees. Promote teamwork within the museum stores and throughout the Foundation.
  • Accurately complete all sales transactions according to Point of Sale (POS) procedures and Foundation policy.
  • Complete telephone sales, web orders and prepare merchandise for shipping.
  • Assist in processing incoming stock according to POS and inventory management procedures daily.
  • Assist in maintaining attractive and well-stocked merchandised displays replenishing as needed.
  • Assist in maintaining store cleanliness.
  • Other duties as assigned.

EXPERIENCE / SKILLS:

  • Minimum 1 year previous specialty gift store / retail customer service required.
  • Positive attitude and motivated team player; works cooperatively with museum staff; provide outstanding customer service.
  • Demonstrated sales and goal achievement.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and handle multiple projects.
  • Proficient with computers, the Internet, Point-of-Sale applications, Microsoft Outlook, and Excel.
  • Ability to meet scheduled deadlines.
  • Ability to lift and move stock and assist with shipping merchandise as needed.
  • Ability to meet the needs of a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays, and occasional evenings.

EDUCATION:

High School diploma required.

TO APPLY:

Please submit an application below.

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