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Museum of Science

Information Specialist

Information Specialist

Museum of Science, Boston

Innovation and creativity come from the unique perspectives of a diverse staff. We value your perspective.


The Information Specialist provides exceptional service to guests, providing prompt, proactive, and efficient response to problems, issues, and questions at the Information Desk.


  • 1.4 million visitors annually
  • This is a uniformed position
  • Additional shifts may be required to accommodate peak periods such as school vacation weeks and holiday weekends
  • There are occasions where the Museum calls for a Soft Close. This is based on visitor volume. If there is a Soft Close called, it is the responsibility of the Information Specialist to stay until the Soft Close is complete-usually 5:30pm but can, on occasion, go later.


This position is part-time, 24 hours/week, Fridays, Saturdays, and Mondays 8:45 - 5:15


Manager, Visitor Services and Venue Operations


  • 1 or more years of customer service experience
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Demonstrated professionalism
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, web browsers, Outlook
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills in order to effectively provide customer service, promote museum offerings, and quickly resolve issues
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time in fast-paced environment


Non-Exempt (Hourly). $15.00/hour


Benefits for non-exempt (hourly) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, commuter spending account, up to a total of 48 hours of paid vacation time, accrued, paid sick time, 16 hours of paid, holiday time, medical and vision insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, a Museum Membership after one year of service, employee referral program, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!



Staff, interns, and volunteers will be required to show proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. The Museum will consider an exemption from the vaccine requirement if they are unable to get vaccinated due to a qualifying medical disability or a sincerely held religious objection. The Museum is not required to provide an accommodation or exemption from the vaccine requirement if doing so would pose a direct threat to others in the workplace or would create an undue hardship for the Museum.

The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

Experience Required

1 Year


15.00 - Hourly

How to Apply

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.


Museum of Science
Boston, MA 02114

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