Missouri History Museum
  • 11-Jun-2019 to 10-Aug-2019 (CST)
  • EVE-ComProg-Eval
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • 13.33
  • Hourly
  • Temporary part-time

Position Summary:

The Evaluation Assistant helps conduct evaluation under the supervision of the Coordinator, Evaluation and Audience Development. This is primarily data collection, entry, and analysis but will sometimes include assisting with evaluation planning, evaluation reporting, and instrument designing.

Essential skills include being comfortable working with the public and approaching visitors for evaluation studies, being able to work on a team as well as working independently on a deadline-based schedule. This is a temporary part-time position, 12 hours a week and may include occasional evenings or weekends.

Essential Functions:

Gathers visitor data through interviews, surveys, and/or observations for exhibit, program, and visitor experience evaluation projects

  • Enters quantitative and qualitative data into statistical and/or word processing programs
  • Analyzes data and communicates insights through written reports, data visualizations, and verbal presentations
  • Assists with the planning and design of various evaluation projects
  • Other evaluation duties as assigned


  • High School diploma or GED is required
  • College degree is a plus
  • At least one year experience in research methods, market research, museum evaluation, or similar fields


  • Ability to collect data following a set protocol with a high degree of reliability and accuracy
  • Ability to interact with the public in a pleasant and productive manner
  • Willingness and ability to learn new skills quickly
  • Proficiency with computers for data entry and analysis for both quantitative and qualitative data
  • Basic knowledge of descriptive and inferential statistics
  • Basic knowledge of data collection methods and analysis
  • Familiarity with visitor studies or museum studies preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel
  • Experience with other spreadsheet/statistical software like SPSS or R is a plus

Deadline to Apply: Position open until filled.

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