Gallery Attendant (Part-time)

Program

Contemporary Art

Supervisor

Program Coordinator

Full-time/Part-time

Part-time

Paid/Unpaid

Paid

Exempt/Non-exempt

Non-exempt
September 17, 2019

Purpose of Position:

The Gallery Attendant provides visitor services and safeguards artwork.

Key Duties:

  • Provide security for the art works on view.
  • Greet and engage with visitors; answer questions.
  • Assist with regular upkeep of gallery spaces.
  • Maintain inventory of catalogs, postcards, etc.
  • Follow protocol to open and close the gallery, including operation of AV equipment.
  • Assist with clerical and administrative tasks as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Outgoing; comfortable with engaging with visitors.
  • Responsible; will assure care of artwork on view.
  • Knowledge of contemporary art.
  • Bachelors in an art-related field or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 1-year work experience; experience working in a museum, gallery or related field preferred.
  • Technologically savvy; ability to operate projectors, computers, media players, etc., and troubleshoot basic A/V issues.
  • Flexible schedule; available for weekend work.

Schedule

14-16 hours per week, including Saturday 10am-6pm and Sunday 12–6pm and other evening and weekend hours to be assigned. Position is on hiatus during exhibition changeover periods, approximately 15 weeks per year.

Salary:  $15.00/hour.

How to Apply

Email jobs@bricartsmedia.org with subject line: Gallery Attendant.  Please include a cover letter in the body of the email. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

BRIC is an equal opportunity employer.  We are dedicated to building a culturally diverse and equitable workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We encourage applications from people of color and others who are under-represented in the cultural sector.   Our application period is open until we have a diverse and qualified pool of candidates.