Lawrence Hall of Science, 50 years: 1968-2018; University of California, Berkeley

Title: Registration Office Assistant

Pay Rate: $15.59

Classification: Assistant II

Work Hours: Two or three weekday shifts, preferably mornings, 10–19 hours per week

How to Apply: UC students should send a resume and cover letter to Sue Guevara.

The Lawrence Hall of Science, a nationally renowned leader in innovative, hands-on science education, seeks Registration Office Assistants for our workshops for children in preschool through grade 12. Excellent position for an individual who seeks behind-the-scenes experience in science, education, public relations or museum-related fields.



  • Will use multiple on-line systems.
  • Work with teachers and caregivers to register students for programs.
  • Schedule schools and groups for programs held at the museum and school sites.
  • Will prepare rosters for classes, summer tuition camps for children and special events
  • Will prepare contracts for programs and group visits.
  • Will check calendars and provide the public with information in the Registration Office at the museum.
  • Extensive telephone communication.
  • Reservations are accepted on-line, by phone, mail, email and in-person.
  • Will file forms, contracts, applications, photocopy, and fax.
  • Will do some simple accounting of daily cash intake and receipts.
  • Will perform some duties for immediate supervisor.
  • Will respond to public safety/emergencies as needed.

During the week, there is a free eight-minute shuttle ride from Hearst Mining Circle.


  • Must be a currently enrolled U.C. Berkeley student with both analytical, science-oriented mind and outgoing enthusiastic personality.
  • Must be available for two or three weekday shifts (not open on the weekends), preferably mornings, 10–19 hours per week in total.
  • School Breaks: Availability during the summer is required. Availability to work some time during spring and winter breaks is preferred.
  • Must be reliable and keep to assigned schedule.
  • Professional attire and demeanor are necessary for working in a public science institution.
  • Previous work with the public is essential.
  • Need to have excellent communication skills and telephone etiquette.
  • Positive, service-oriented attitude necessary.
  • General computer literacy is necessary.
  • Ability to work in a multifaceted, fast-paced environment needed.
  • Must be bondable.
  • Experience in elementary teaching environment is desirable.
  • Science and/or museum background is desirable.
  • This position has been designated as sensitive and may require a Criminal Background Check. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a Criminal Background Check.

When you apply for the job please email a resume, your availability, and a brief cover letter to Sue Guevara. Applications without a cover letter, or generic applications that do not address this job specifically will not be considered.

Criminal Background Check:

This position has been designated as sensitive and will require a Criminal Background Check. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a Criminal Background Check.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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