Open Positions

Gift Processor (Full-time)

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:

Perform data entry tasks for the Development Department. Provide excellent customer service via telephone, email, mail, and face-to-face with Museum members, donors, and visitors.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Enter daily membership and other development gift transactions into Raiser’s Edge.
  • Enter and update biographical and address information, member and development event attendance, and other special codes to maintain accuracy in the database.
  • Send payment reminders, invoices, and renewal letters.
  • Create and mail acknowledgement letters for all gifts.
  • Prepare department mailings.
  • Assist in the fulfillment of membership benefits.
  • Sell memberships at onsite and external events, including some evenings and weekends.
  • Have a complete understanding of Museum activities and products to communicate this information effectively to members.
  • Other duties for membership and development as assigned.

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1-2 years office experience.
  • Attention to detail and an aptitude for working with databases. Prior experience with Raiser’s Edge or other donor database is preferred.
  • Ability to manage confidential information.
  • Ability to enter data with high degree of accuracy and maintain data integrity.
  • Excellent customer service skills and experience.
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Windows and basic PC usage.
  • Efficient administrative skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Positive attitude and willingness to work as part of a team.
  • Weekend and evening work may be required.

TO APPLY: Please send cover letter and resume to: camajobs@crockerart.org.

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Membership and Database Manager (Full-time)

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:

Plan, implement, and evaluate the acquisition and retention of general Museum members. Direct and oversee the Museum’s Raiser’s Edge donor database, serving as the database administrator. Supervise Gift Processors.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Develop and implement strategies and tactics to acquire new general members and retain existing general members.
  • Develop and implement strategies for the solicitation of members, lapsed members, and other non-major donor prospects for annual giving through direct mail, digital, and social networking campaigns.
  • Create and manage membership and annual giving budget—revenue and expenses—ensuring expenses are minimized and revenue is maximized. Monitor goals and budgets on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis to assure financial objectives are met.
  • Work across departments, especially with Marketing, Visitor Services, Education, to create a membership acquisition and retention program that is creative and efficient.
  • Oversee the general membership stewardship and benefit program in order to achieve associated goals. Ensure prompt and professional fulfillment of benefits.
  • Supervise the Gift Processing team.
  • Serve as system administrator for the Museum’s Raiser’s Edge donor database. Establish systems and protocols for maintaining database integrity. Train staff in database use and function. Produce special reports, queries, and exports as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of three to five years’ proven track record in raising funds or in nonprofit business development in relevant areas such as membership, direct marketing, and online fundraising
  • Ability to effectively communicate the mission, vision and programs of the Museum.
  • Strong project planning and tracking skills.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Expert knowledge of Raiser’s Edge or fundraising databases including data entry and data reporting and analysis.
  • Broad knowledge of the development field, its best practices, code of ethics, and systems for maintaining good relationships with donors.
  • Ability to develop relationships with a diversity of individuals. Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Windows and basic PC usage.
  • Management skills in hiring and supervising employees.
  • Weekend and evening work will be required on occasion.

MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position supervises the Gift Processing team.

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assist in creating and maintaining the membership and annual giving fiscal budgets.

TO APPLY: Please send cover letter and resume to: camajobs@crockerart.org.


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Sponsorships and Grant Manager (Full-time)

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:

The Sponsorships and Grant Manager works to identify and generate funding from existing and new corporate and foundation funders, as well as government grants. Core to this position is the effective written presentation of the Crocker Art Museum’s mission, programmatic priorities, and initiatives, especially through the development, execution and follow-up of solicitations and proposals.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Create and implement integrated fundraising strategies to secure gifts from corporations and foundations, including creative ways to introduce current funders to new programs.
  • Conduct research on foundations and other potential funders to increase the base of support.
  • Draft solicitation letters, concept papers, proposals, presentations, and reports, and engage in ongoing corporate and foundation outreach activities.
  • Oversee and implement stewardship strategies for corporate and foundation funders, including sponsorship fulfillment.
  • Manage the grants calendar and schedule.
  • Grant writing and administration: interface with education, curatorial, marketing, finance, and other Crocker departments ensuring all deadlines are met efficiently and effectively.
  • Oversee fulfillment of received grant proposals.
  • Provide analysis and reports to track progress toward fundraising goals and prepare corresponding reports
  • Coordinate with communications staff on related activities, including but not limited to: annual report, ArtLetter, online corporate and foundation activities and other outreach materials.
  • Other duties as assigned.

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA/BS or equivalent.
  • Three years’ experience in the nonprofit sector soliciting funds from corporate sponsors and foundation grant funders.
  • Proven success in reaching fundraising goals through securing corporate and foundation support.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude.
  • Detail oriented, accountable, and responsive to both external stakeholders and internal teams.
  • Excellent personal computer/database skills (Microsoft Office, Excel, and Raiser’s Edge).
  • Efficient and effective organizational skills.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment while able to juggle priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work independently and in a collaborative team environment across multiple programs and departments.
  • Sensitivity and reliability with confidential information.

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITIES:The Sponsorships and Grant Manager must collaborate with Finance and Program Managers to prepare budgets for sponsorship proposals and grants as needed. Assist in preparing the annual budget and work plan for expected corporate, foundation, and government grant revenue.

TO APPLY: Please send cover letter and resume to: camajobs@crockerart.org.

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Development Officer (Full-time)

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:

The Development Officer will be a member of a development team supporting the fundraising efforts of Crocker Art Museum. The Development Officer will cultivate, solicit, and steward a portfolio of high-level individual donors and corporate partners to support the programs, exhibitions, and institutional priorities of the Museum.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Work with development staff to establish and monitor short and long-term strategic goals related to fund development.
  • Maintain and deepen relationships with existing donors through personalized engagement and stewardship.
  • Conduct prospect research to identify new donors and cultivate existing donors with the potential to increase giving levels.
  • Moves management tracking in Raiser’s Edge, Blackbaud.
  • Help ensure proper donor recognition
  • Assist in the planning and execution of key stewardship events for donors
  • Coordinate planned giving strategies including seminars, website and online marketing. Work with financial planners and allied professionals within the field.
  • Cultivate and solicit planned gifts
  • Maintain knowledge of Museum programs and initiatives. Must be able to articulate a strong case for support to donors.
  • Attend appropriate and important community, civic and social events/activities.
SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or three to five years of fundraising experience to include major gift solicitation or any equivalent combination.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to work with a variety of constituencies, including high net worth donors, volunteers, board members, and diverse staff.
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to successfully plan and achieve short-term and long-term fundraising goals.
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated, utilizing a high level of initiative, judgment, and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to manage confidential information.
  • Demonstrated experience with Raiser’s Edge donor management software, Excel and Word
  • Able to work in fast-paced, demanding environment and be responsive to deadlines managing and completing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Knowledge of fundraising policies and procedures.
  • Requires flexible schedule, including some weekend and evening work.
Travel throughout Sacramento region and occasionally may travel nationally as part of Museum travel program.


TO APPLY: Please send cover letter and resume to: camajobs@crockerart.org.

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Volunteer Services Intern (unpaid)

The museum relies on the support and dedication of more than 200 volunteers. Volunteers do everything from assisting in the administrative offices, staffing Totland, ushering for concerts, managing art projects, and more. Volunteers are an extremely important part of the Museum, and we would not be able to provide our current depth and breadth of experiences to our visitors, without their support.

Qualifications

  • Talented, enthusiastic, and ready to learn!
  • College student or recent graduate
  • Interest in Volunteer Management and working in a nonprofit environment
  • Strong people and communication skills
  • Strong computer skills, including: MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience working independently
  • Experience in database management a plus
  • Experience in Volunteer Management a plus

Description

The intern will assist the Volunteer Coordinator with special projects related to both the volunteer and internship program, these may include the following:

  • Updating the Internship Guidelines
  • Creating new internal documents and forms related to the Internship program
  • Help design and execute staff training(s) on Internship and Volunteer programs
  • Assisting with the administrative side of the on-boarding process
  • Assisting with volunteer coordination for regular and large events, including ArtMix, our Crocker Ball, Art Auction Season, Family Festivals, and Volunteer Appreciation.

Internship period

  • 5 months minimum
  • June 2019 through December 2019
  • 5 - 10 hours per week, 1 or 2 days a week.
  • Special event days that intern must be available include: Each 2 Thursday of the Month for ArtMix from 3 PM - 10:30 PM, All Aboard Family Festival on Sunday June 23 from 8:30 AM -3PM, We Are Here Family Festival Saturday, October 12 from 8:30 AM -3 PM, Crocker Ball on Saturday December 7 from 3:30 PM to 11:30 PM, Noon Year’s Eve Family Festival on Tuesday, December 31

Benefits

  • Learn and gain an in-depth understanding of Volunteer Management
  • Gain an understanding of general museum operations
  • Gain interpersonal skills through interaction with museum visitors and staff
  • Gain in depth knowledge of volunteer management systems
  • Learn about some components of event management
  • Become more familiar with the operations of a nonprofit organization
  • Free admission to the museum while an active intern

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To apply, submit your resume and cover letter to Stephanie Longoria, Public Engagement and Volunteer Coordinator slongoria@crockerart.org.

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ArtMix/Programming Intern (unpaid)

The Crocker Art Museum is first and foremost an educational institution. The Crocker’s educational mission is to attract, involve, and engage diverse audiences toward a deeper understanding of human experience through art. The ArtMix and Programming Intern will work directly with the Public Engagement Coordinator within the Education Department at the Crocker Art Museum. This position will work with various Crocker staff members and community groups to help the Public Engagement Coordinator execute our monthly ArtMix events within the guides of our educational mission. This internship is unpaid.

Qualifications

  • In the process of receiving an AA, BFA/BA, MFA/MA degree or recent graduate
  • Talented, enthusiastic and ready to learn!
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proactive, with the ability to work independently
  • Ability to synthesize information quickly, organize massive amounts of data, and pay attention to details
  • Comfortable working in a busy, fast-paced environment with performers and large crowds
  • Able to think creatively and work with a variety of materials
  • Art Studio or Graphic Design experience
  • Education/teaching experience a plus

Description

The ArtMix/Programming Intern will have the opportunity to work closely with the Public Engagement Coordinator to help create our monthly themed ArtMix events.

  • Assist in the implementation of each event. Specifically, the art activities and themed decorations for each of the events.
  • Help with performers and vendors, day of.
  • Work each event to ensure that they run smoothly and our goals are met

Internship period

  • 5 months minimum but can be extended up to 1 year if agreed upon.
  • June 2019 through December 2019
  • 5 to 10 hours per week. One day must include the 2nd Thursday of each month from 2:30pm to 10:30pm.

Benefits

  • Gain an understanding of general museum operations and professions
  • Will learn various aspects related to museum education and audience development and engagement
  • Gain professional and interpersonal skills through interaction with museum visitors and staff
  • An opportunity to gain practice managing elements of a program or project, seeing it come to fruition, and adding this experience to their portfolio.

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To apply, submit your resume and cover letter to Stephanie Longoria, Public Engagement and Volunteer Coordinator slongoria@crockerart.org.

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On-call Custodian

DEPARTMENT: Operations

SUPERVISOR: Facilities Manager

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Part-time/Non-exempt/On-Call

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:

To provide facility support services to a broad variety of Crocker programming and the facility itself. To keep the Museum and grounds clean and orderly and systems and equipment working effectively for the comfort and safety of visitors, staff, and collections.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Provide facility support services for the Museum’s programming and make ready the interior and exterior spaces as directed by supervisor. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Set up and Strike furniture and equipment for programs
  • Occasional cleaning of lavatories, kitchen areas, and public spaces
  • Emptying trash receptacles as needed
  • Occasionally set up and monitor A/V equipment
  • Pressure washing building exterior spaces, surfaces and equipment
  • Occasional project related work such as painting
  • Cleaning windows and other glass surfaces
  • Notifies supervisor of any needed repairs identified to Museum property or equipment
  • Notifies supervisor of equipment and supply needs
  • Other duties as assigned

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of use of basic materials, methods, tools and equipment used in facility management, cleaning and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of basic safety rules.
  • Willingness to take initiative to identify and solve problems.
  • Ability to communicate well with others, interacting in a positive way to represent the Museum.
  • Ability to work irregular shifts as needed including weekends, holidays and evenings.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Ability to read and write.

TO APPLY: Please send cover letter and resume to camajobs@crockerart.org.

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Education Intern (unpaid)

Education Intern

Crocker’s Studio Experiences program seeks to provide people with experiences that are compatible with their intellectual, social and aesthetic maturity. Interns provide valuable support in achieving this goal.

This is an opportunity to gain confidence in public speaking, learn about education in a museum setting, increase organizational skills and much more.

Qualifications

  • Applicants with art education, studio art or art history backgrounds are qualified.
  • Applicants who enjoy the company of children are qualified.
  • Some customer service experience is required.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as community liaison, ambassador, and advocate for the Crocker Art Museum
  • Assist instructors with oversight of class or workshop, including set-up, clean up, organization of studios and class preparation
  • Assist Manager of Studio Experiences with all phases of program development, including material preparation, supply purchase or acquisition, program implementation and evaluation
  • Assist in implementation of studio art experiences

Internship Period

The time period is June, 2019 – August, 2019.

Expectations

The intern is expected to:

  • Gain interpersonal skills through interaction with museum visitors and staff.
  • Observe museum educators teach with objects
  • Develop excellence in visitor services
  • Gain a basic understanding of museum education.

Email your resume and cover letter:
Emma Moore
, Manager of Studio Experience
emoore@crockerart.org, or call (916) 808-1961.


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Custodian (part-time-up to 28 hours/week)

TITLE: Custodian

DEPARTMENT: Operations

SUPERVISOR: Facilities Manager

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Part-time/Non-exempt

Primary objective

To keep the Museum and grounds clean and orderly and systems and equipment working effectively for the comfort and safety of visitors, staff, and collections.

Responsibilities and duties

Clean and maintain all of the Museum interior and exterior spaces as directed by supervisor. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Daily cleaning of lavatories, kitchen areas, and public spaces.
  • Scheduled dusting of all spaces.
  • Emptying trash receptacles, daily and/or as needed.
  • Supplying receptacles with paper products where required.
  • Replacing light bulbs as required and tracking replacement needs.
  • Pressure washing exterior spaces, surfaces, and equipment.
  • Cleaning and maintenance of all floor surfaces-rubber, ceramic, wood, and carpet-using handheld and power equipment.
  • Cleaning and maintenance of all wall surfaces, painted and wood.
  • Notifying supervisor of any needed repairs to Museum property or equipment.
  • Notifying supervisor immediately of equipment and supply needs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Set up and clear out spaces in Museum used for various activities and events, in accordance with written and verbal instructions. Place chairs, tables, audiovisual equipment, electrical connections, trash receptacles, etc., in accordance with user requests and in such a way that the space and Museum collection are protected from potential damage.

Act as monitor for contractors and others working within the Museum to ensure that they follow appropriate procedures for working in the Museum environment. Protect the Museum from dust, chemical or fumes incursion, temperature variations, and security/safety breaches.

Specialized knowledge, skills, and qualifications

  • Knowledge of materials, methods, tools, and equipment used in cleaning and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of basic safety rules.
  • Willingness to take initiative to identify and solve problems.
  • Ability to communicate well with others, interacting in a positive way to represent the Museum.
  • Ability to work irregular shifts as needed including weekends, holidays, and evenings.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Ability to read and write.

TO APPLY: Please send cover letter and resume to camajobs@crockerart.org.

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Custodian (Full-time)

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:

To keep the Museum and grounds clean and orderly and systems and equipment working effectively for the comfort and safety of visitors, staff and collections.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Clean and maintain all of the Museum interior and exterior spaces as directed by supervisor. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Daily cleaning of lavatories, kitchen areas, and public spaces.
  • Scheduled dusting of all spaces.
  • Emptying trash receptacles, daily and/or as needed.
  • Supplying receptacles with paper products where required.
  • Replacing light bulbs as required and tracking replacement needs.
  • Pressure washing exterior spaces, surfaces, and equipment.
  • Cleaning and maintenance of all floor surfaces-rubber, ceramic, wood, and carpet-using handheld and power equipment.
  • Cleaning and maintenance of all wall surfaces, painted and wood.
  • Notifying supervisor of any needed repairs to Museum property or equipment.
  • Notifying supervisor immediately of equipment and supply needs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Set up and clear out spaces in Museum used for various activities and events, in accordance with written and verbal instructions. Place chairs, tables, audiovisual equipment, electrical connections, trash receptacles, etc., in accordance with user requests and in such a way that the space and Museum collection are protected from potential damage. Act as monitor for contractors and others working within the Museum to ensure that they follow appropriate procedures for working in the Museum environment. Protect the Museum from dust, chemical or fumes incursion, temperature variations, and security/safety breaches.

TO APPLY: Please send cover letter and resume to camajobs@crockerart.org.

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Museum Store Manager (Full-time)

DEPARTMENT: Museum Store

SUPERVISOR: Director of Visitor Services

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full-time/Exempt

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:

Oversee the operation of the Museum Store in an efficient and effective manner with attention to maximizing profitability while furthering the Museum’s mission. Participate in the Museum’s budget development process and oversee the development and day-to-day management of the Museum Store budget.

Work collaboratively with the Museum’s leadership team, other staff, volunteers, and community partners to uphold the Museum’s values and ensure that the Crocker’s programs and services to visitors reflect those values: creativity, excellence, integrity, passion, public good, and relationship.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Create an annual business plan that includes a merchandising direction, inventory control standards and practices, customer service standards and practices, staffing levels, budget and other strategies to maximize earned income while maintaining high quality customer service and furthering the Museum’s mission.
  • Develop and ensure adherence to policies and procedures related to Museum Store retail operations.
  • Develop an annual staffing plan and ensure that staffing is within budget and adequate to meet customer needs.
  • Diversify the Store’s merchandise mix to include appropriate products at a variety of price points that reflect the Museum’s programs, experiences, and collections.
  • Oversee all aspects of the Museum Store’s inventory control and point of sales system.
  • Set qualitative and quantitative performance goals for staff to meet overall strategic retail goals.
  • Collaborate on the development of custom products that reflect the Museum’s brand identity, further the visitor experience, and contribute to elevating the Museum’s visibility.
  • Manage special retail events throughout the year to increase earned revenue and raise the Museum’s visibility in the community.
  • Work in collaboration with the Creative Arts League of Sacramento to produce the Holiday Art & Craft Festival. Oversee all aspects of the Museum’s participation in the event.
  • Work collaboratively with Museum staff and volunteers to maximize revenue generation through on-site sales and other retail opportunities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned to achieve greatest success and serve the Museum’s Mission.

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of three years managing a museum store or comparable retail outlet.
  • Experience managing all aspects of a Retail space or store, including buying, customer service, and business planning.
  • Experience in managing staff including hiring, training, performance management, and coaching.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills with a demonstrated ability to work with diverse audiences and internal customers.
  • Ability to manage day-to-day activities while focusing on long-term goals and planning.
  • Extensive knowledge of retail procedures and operations.
  • Knowledge of business practice within a non-profit setting including financial planning and analysis.
  • Ability to maintain retail records associated with inventory, personnel and sales data to include time sheets, leave forms, receipt forms, and purchase orders as needed to prepare reports and monitor budget.
  • Excellent writing, analytical and verbal skills with the ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner a range of information including: technical information; policies and procedures; responses to visitor and client inquiries required.
  • Knowledge of computer operation and ability to learn and use POS software.
  • Must be willing to work weekends, holidays, and evenings.
  • Must have access to reliable transportation; position may include some work-related transport.

MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervise Museum Store staff including sales associates and volunteers.
  • Contribute to creating a positive work environment to motivate staff.
  • Manage relationships with vendors and artists.

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develop and monitor Museum Store budget adjusting as necessary to ensure positive impact on the Museum’s overall operating budget.

TO APPLY: Please send cover letter and resume to camajobs@crockerart.org.


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