Open Positions

Art Access Intern (unpaid)

The Crocker Art Museum is dedicated to removing barriers and ensuring art is accessible to all. We provide a variety of services and programs for those with disabilities, those who are low-income, as well as families and the elderly.

Qualifications

  • Talented, enthusiastic, and ready to learn!
  • College student or recent graduate
  • Interest in serving those with disabilities
  • Strong people and communication skills
  • Strong computer skills, including: MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience working independently
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to handle sensitive issues

Description

The intern will assist the Adult Education Coordinator with special projects related to the Museums Art Access initiative; these may include the following:

  • Helping with outreach to the broader community about the Art Access initiative and our roster of programs and services
  • Assist with the facilitation of the Art Rx program for individuals with chronic pain
  • Attend Art Access Committee meetings and take the minutes
  • Be creative in finding ways to implement Committee plans and ideas
  • Assist with the Art Access Scholarship program
  • Research areas in which the Museum can increase access to all

Internship Period

  • 5 months minimum
  • June through the end of November 2017
  • 8 - 10 hours per week, 1 or 2 days a week (schedule is flexible)

Benefits

  • Gain an understanding of general museum operations
  • Gain interpersonal skills through interaction with museum visitors and staff
  • Gain in-depth knowledge of an art museum’s education department
  • Gain knowledge of how public institutions can serve those with disabilities
  • Learn about the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Gain experience working with those with disabilities

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To apply, submit your resume and cover letter to Erin Dorn, Adult Education Coordinator edorn@crockerart.org.

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Audience Research and Evaluation Intern (unpaid)

The Visitor Services Department strives to provide a welcoming and positive experience for every visitor. To ensure we meet visitor expectations and provide a positive experience, the Crocker collects surveys at specific programs and throughout the year. The information collected is used to improve existing programs and informs decisions for future programs.

Qualifications

  • Applicants should be a current undergraduate or graduate student
  • An interest in research and evaluation, museum studies, sociology, psychology, anthropology, marketing, education, or other related fields
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in MS Excel
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good customer service and ability to work with the public is a professional manner

Description

The intern will assist the Director of Visitor Services with a comprehensive survey project. Duties may include:

  • Conduct research on best practices and survey ideas
  • Conduct in-person survey’s through the museum
  • Input data collected (data entry)
  • Create reports, charts, or graphs
  • Make recommendations based on analyzed data
  • Experience in SurveyGizmo a plus

Internship Period

  • The internship is a minimum of three months, with potential to stay on longer.
  • A minimum of 16 hours per week.

Benefits

  • Gain an understanding of visitor services operations
  • Gain experience in survey methods, research and data analysis
  • Gain interpersonal skills through interaction with museum visitors and staff

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


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Custodian (part-time, up to 28 hours per week)

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.

Physical Requirements

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand and walk; sit for long periods of time; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.

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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