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Hammer Museum Employment Opportunity

Deadline: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018
Category: 
Contact: 
resumes@hammer.ucla.edu

TITLE: Gallery Ambassador

SALARY: $13.50 hourly  

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and work availability to resumes@hammer.ucla.edu with “Gallery Ambassador” in the subject line. 

JOB SUMMARY STATEMENT:
The Gallery Ambassador position combines the responsibilities of art protection with museum information and art appreciation. The primary responsibility of a Gallery Ambassador is the safety of the artwork and enforcement of museum policies. A Gallery Ambassador is responsible for monitoring the gallery spaces and protecting the art while engaging with the public to answer questions and provide information about the exhibits and the Hammer. A Gallery Ambassador also provides exceptional customer service by greeting visitors as they enter the galleries and ensuring that all guests have proper access.

DAYS/HOURS: Approximately 15-18 hrs/week, or as needed for operations. Must be able to commit to a set schedule each quarter.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Registered UCLA Undergraduate or UCLA Extension student,
  • Experience/interest in working in a dynamic environment with both fast-paced and slower settings,
  • Customer service experience/interest,
  • Ability to work a variable schedule of 3-4 five hour shifts per week; must have availability for one 3:15pm-8:15pm shift Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time,
  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills,
  • Friendly and outgoing, able to conduct oneself in a polite and professional manner in a variety of situations
  • Ability to assert oneself when needed in order to enforce policies and protect artwork
  • Ability to use good judgment and to respond to visitor feedback and inquiries,
  • Experience with, knowledge of, appreciation for, or interest in visual art, especially contemporary.