Office Lead (UC Berkeley Student Job)

Title: Office Lead (UC Berkeley Student Job)

Pay Rate: $17.99

Classification: Assistant II

Work Hours: Variable; 8:55 a.m. – 5:25 p.m.; Sunday through Thursday.

Work study: This is both a work-study and a non-work-study position. All students are encouraged to apply. If you have a work-study award, let us know during the application process.

How to Apply: UC Berkeley students should send a resume and cover letter to Amy Kistner (

Overview: The Lawrence Hall of Science is UC Berkeley’s public science center. We welcome over 120,000 visitors per year, about half of whom are children. The Visitor Services & Retail team handles daily operation of the admission desk, the museum store, online sales, as well the manufacture and distribution of an educational craft kit called the Sunprint Kit.


  • Fulfillment / Shipping (50%): Communicate with customers by email and phone, create orders, process payments, pack shipments, ship orders via UPS, meet customer needs quickly and professionally
  • Office Administration (10%): Create supply orders, assist with workflow administration in Trello, reconcile bills and deposits with internal records, prepare incoming toy and book shipments to be received, file paperwork.
  • Web Store (10%): Post new items to the web store, edit product images, product descriptions, and other parameters; update inventory quantities and museum member discount system.
  • Receiving (10%): Receive incoming museum store merchandise, reconcile invoice w/ actual goods received, create receiving records in point-of-sale/inventory system, keep workflow and work areas organized and labelled so that all can see work status and can help with work.
  • Stockroom Organization (10%): Organize inventory and materials stockroom according to scheme; restock museum store, check integrity of restocking records and process, create inventory adjustment records
  • Other duties as assigned by a supervisor (10%)


  • Detail oriented, efficient, thorough, self-starter, seeks to maximize impact
  • Comfortable working independently and in collaboration with others
  • Can work 10-19.5 hours per week
  • Ability to work weekends and holidays is a plus
  • Is a currently registered UC Berkeley undergraduate
  • Able to communicate fluently with customers via phone and email
  • Can work standing as needed
  • Can lift up to 40 lbs
  • Can stock shelves from ground to 6 ft high