Open Positions

Art Museum Registrar

TITLE: Art Museum Registrar

DEPARTMENT: Curatorial

SUPERVISOR: Chief Curator and Associate Director

HIRING RANGE: $50,586.72–$71,477.71/year

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:

The Crocker Art Museum brings people together and connects them in unexpected ways with art, ideas, each other, and the world around them. The Museum values the diversity of individuals and the perspectives, insights, and values they bring to the workplace. The Art Museum Registrar performs a variety of professional registration duties to support the exhibition program and collections at the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento. The primary duties are to assist in organizing permanent collection and loan exhibitions and managing the Museum's activities of the department as needed. The ideal candidate will have a solid knowledge of, and experience in, hands-on aspects of museum registration work, including facilitating traveling exhibitions both internally and externally, arranging for domestic and international shipping, cataloging, creating object files, conditioning reporting works of art, and handling issues related to insurance both for loans and the permanent collection. The ideal candidate should also have excellent people skills and is expected to work both independently and as part of a team.

Under direction to perform professional work providing for the safekeeping and responsible management of the art collection of the Crocker Art Museum and for any works of art loaned to the Museum. The specific aspects of care are outlined in the Museum's Collection Management Policy.

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Membership Assistant

TITLE: Membership Assistant

DEPARTMENT: Development

SUPERVISOR: Membership & Database Manager

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Temporary/Part time/Non-exempt

HOURS/WEEK: 12-20 hours/week

PAY: $19.00/hour

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:

The Membership Assistant is responsible for helping the Membership team with data entry, printing, and mailing projects, as well as providing excellent customer service to Crocker members. This is a temporary position to provide supplemental staff support between May 15 – July 31 (approximate date range) during a transition to a new membership and ticketing database platform.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

  • Providing customer service by phone, email, and occasionally in-person during special events.
  • Assist with data entry clean-up projects in preparation for the database changeover.
  • Assist in printing of acknowledgment letters, and membership cards.
  • Assist in the fulfillment of membership benefits, including membership mailings.
  • Sell memberships at onsite and external events, including some evenings and weekends.
  • Assist members with password resets, and general account services during database transition.
  • Other special projects as assigned.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with members, visitors, and volunteers.
  • Attention to detail, and ability to enter data with high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and diplomacy.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Prior experience with Raiser’s Edge, Tessitura, or similar donor database is preferred.

INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support the Museum’s mission, vision, values, strategic plan and institutional DEAI initiatives.
  • Commit to a positive organizational culture based on mutual respect, cooperation, and openness to other’s perspectives.

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Adhere to PCI standards when processing customer payment transactions.

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 and fingers to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Crocker Art Museum strives to comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination, and is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business need in order to have the best available person in each job. The Museum has a “zero-tolerance” policy prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, gender, genetic characteristics, religion, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, or any other made unlawful by federal, state or local laws. Any such discrimination is prohibited.

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Development Officer

TITLE: Development Officer

DEPARTMENT:Development

SUPERVISOR: Director of Development

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full-time/Exempt

HIRING RANGE: $70,000 - $72,500/year

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:

The Crocker Art Museum brings people together and connects them in unexpected ways with art, ideas, each other, and the world around them.This position helps fulfil this by working closely with the Director of Development and other staff to cultivate, solicit, and steward the donors. The incumbent will maintain a portfolio of donors, and secure major gifts in support of the Crocker’s programs, exhibitions, and institutional priorities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with Development staff to implement and monitor short and long-term strategic goals related to fund development.
  • Conduct prospect research to identify new donors.
  • Establish relationships with existing donors through strategic engagement and stewardship to maintain and increase giving to the Crocker.
  • Solicit cash and planned gifts.
  • Implement moves management strategies and track progress with regular reporting.
  • Cultivate donors through regular email and phone communications, and in-person meetings as needed.
  • Coordinate planned giving strategies including seminars and online marketing. Work with financial planners and allied professionals within the field.
  • Oversee the Director’s Circle Membership program
  • Ensure proper donor recognition.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of key stewardship events for donors.
  • 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.
  • All other duties as assigned.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with donors, members, visitors, volunteers, vendors, etc.
  • Intellectual curiosity and problem-solving ability.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in teams and across departments.
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion and diplomatic skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Donor management software or CRM software experience preferred.
  • Ability to successfully plan and achieve short-term and long-term fundraising goals.
  • Travel throughout Sacramento region and occasionally may travel nationally as part of Museum travel program.
  • Knowledge of fundraising best practices.
  • Knowledge of museum membership best practices.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills that reflect ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple projects while meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to understand and effectively use various financial skills, e.g., budgeting, cost analysis, forecasting, etc.
  • Punctual and adheres to scheduled hours
  • Must be available evenings and weekends
  • Current CA Driver’s License and proof of auto insurance.
  • Ability to monitor own work to ensure quality and accuracy.

INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support the Museum’s mission, vision, values, strategic plan and institutional DEAI initiatives.
  • Commit to a positive organizational culture based on mutual respect, cooperation, and openness to other’s perspectives.
  • Represent the Crocker at a variety of programs and functions.

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist the Director of Development in preparing the annual budget and work plan for major gifts revenue and work within established budgets.
  • Take care to use Crocker resources responsibly.
  • Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness when dealing with financial tasks.

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.

The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and/or sit for long periods of time.They must have physical dexterity and the ability to carefully handle objects.as well as ability to lift and move items of various weights and sizes. Positions have occasion to lift and/or move objects of 15-20 lbs.

The employee must have dexterity required to access remote spaces (roof, crawl spaces, etc.)

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Crocker Art Museum strives to comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination, and is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business need in order to have the best available person in each job. The Museum has a “zero-tolerance” policy prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, gender, genetic characteristics, religion, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, or any other made unlawful by federal, state or local laws. Any such discrimination is prohibited. Apply

Controller - Special Projects

TITLE: Controller - Special Projects

DEPARTMENT: Finance

SUPERVISOR: Director of Finance

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full-time/Exempt

HIRING RANGE: $100,000 to $110,000/year

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:

The Crocker Art Museum brings people together and connects them in unexpected ways with art, ideas, each other, and the world around them. We value the diversity individuals and the perspectives, insights, and values they bring to the workplace. This position helps fulfil this by assisting the Director of Finance in overseeing accounting and the implementation and monitoring of internal controls. Incumbent will also lead or assist with ‘one-off’ accounting/finance department/finance committee projects such as changing banking relations, changing staff retirement plans, and drafting financial policies as well as completing requirements, reports and other documents related to grants, non-cash gifts, loan forgiveness and audits, etc.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Collaborate with external auditors and tax preparers to provide information needed for the annual financial statement audit and tax returns.
  • Recommend actions by analyzing and interpreting documents, data, GAAP, laws and other information.
  • Review all checks for payment, making sure they are properly prepared by the Finance Department staff, coded correctly, and authorized by the budget supervisor.
  • Approve certain bank statement reconciliations.
  • Reconcile all investment accounts monthly.
  • Prepare financial reports for staff and CAMA and CAMF Board of Directors.
  • Instruct Museum staff in financial operations and use of financial reports. Provide ongoing support to all departments and monitor financial compliance and budget adherence.
  • Identify opportunities for improvements or maximizing gains across the institution.
  • Provide financial information and support to staff as well as attorneys, auditors, tax preparers, insurance carriers, the City of Sacramento and other outside grantors and vendors as needed.
  • Maintain knowledge of organizational procedures, federal and state regulations, and accounting standards.
  • Evaluate and update internal control policies and procedures as needed.
  • Perform contract management and compliance duties as needed.
  • Assemble and summarize data to structure reports for decision making.
  • All other duties as assigned.

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 4-year accounting degree required; CPA preferred.
  • Experience auditing and/or being audited at a non- profit.
  • Experience with 990s with an accounting firm and/or as a non-profit client.
  • Understanding of financial concepts and ability to analyze and report data to support decision making process.
  • Excellent analytical, time management and organizational skills.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Extensive experience with financial analysis and knowledge of GAAP.
  • Ability to understand and resolve complex issues and problems.
  • Ability to work simultaneously on multiple projects, generate timely work product and manage time effectively.
  • Comfort dealing with ambiguity.
  • Self-starter, with the ability to handle a high volume of work with accuracy and little direct oversight.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with others and across departments to ensure cooperative relations with staff, board, volunteers, patrons, subcontractors, and professional colleagues.
  • Outstanding communication skills, both verbally and in writing with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Possesses intellectual curiosity and has strong process improvement, critical thinking, and problem-solving ability.
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion and diplomatic skills.
  • Ability to monitor own work to ensure quality and accuracy
  • Innovative, adaptable, and willing to support change.
  • Excellent computer skills including knowledge and skill using Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and other technology tools.

INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support the Museum’s mission, vision, values, strategic plan, and institutional DEAI initiatives.
  • Commit to a positive organizational culture based on mutual respect, cooperation, and openness to other’s perspectives.
  • Effective representative of the Crocker to others.

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness when dealing with financial tasks.
  • Oversee the organization’s annual audit and tax return preparation.
  • Oversee compliance with accounting standards.
  • Uses Crocker resources responsibly.

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; reach and manipulate with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Crocker Art Museum strives to comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination, and is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business need in order to have the best available person in each job. The Museum has a “zero-tolerance” policy prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, gender, genetic characteristics, religion, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, or any other made unlawful by federal, state or local laws. Any such discrimination is prohibited.

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Accounting Associate I

TITLE: Accounting Associate I

DEPARTMENT: Finance

SUPERVISOR: Finance Manager

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full time/Non-exempt

HIRING RANGE: $20 to $21 per hour

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:

The Crocker Art Museum brings people together and connects them in unexpected ways with art, ideas, each other, and the world around them. We value the diversity individuals and the perspectives, insights, and values they bring to the workplace.

The Accounting Associate 1 processes accounts payable, credit cards, Amazon invoices and manages mail machine payments and reporting. Assist with monthly reconciliations of prepaid accounts. Document expenses quarterly.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

  • Open Finance Department mail and distribute invoices to department budget managers for proper authorization and account coding.
  • Review source documentation for accuracy and proper documentation.
  • Investigate problems that vendors have with obtaining payment for invoices.
  • Input invoices into the accounts payable system.
  • Print checks and attach documentation; give checks with documentation to the Finance Manager for review and approval.
  • Upon completion and receipt of signed checks, the Accounting Associate will mail checks and file documentation in appropriate vendor file.
  • Process payments for company credit cards and Amazon accounts.
  • Interact with vendors and suppliers as needed to ensure accurate and timely payment.
  • Request and collect W-9, 590, and 587 forms from vendors.
  • Prepare calendar year end 1099’s for distribution to vendors.
  • Document quarterly expenses as requested.
  • Research discrepancies, ensure accurate balances.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with members, visitors, volunteers, vendors, etc.
  • Intellectual curiosity and problem-solving ability.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in teams and across departments
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion and diplomatic skills.
  • Excellent numerical ability to review and process invoices.
  • Ability to organize process and file invoices.
  • Knowledge of and experience with any accounting software; Financial Edge preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years accounts payable experience required.
  • Interpersonal skills that promote good customer service to both internal (staff & museum visitors) and external (vendors and public) customers.
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel.

INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support the Museum’s mission, vision, values, strategic plan and institutional DEAI initiatives.
  • Commit to a positive organizational culture based on mutual respect, cooperation, and openness to other’s perspectives.
  • Remember you are a representative of the Crocker.

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Take care to use Crocker resources responsibly.
  • No budgetary responsibilities.
  • Conserve organizational resources through accurate financial record keeping.
  • Exhibit sound and accurate financial judgment; support and explain reasoning for decisions.
  • Include appropriate people in financial decision-making process.
  • Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness in financial computations.
  • Monitor own work to ensure quality and accuracy.
  • Fiduciary responsibilities include the safeguarding of all museum funds and assets.

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 25 lbs.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Crocker Art Museum strives to comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination, and is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business need in order to have the best available person in each job. The Museum has a “zero-tolerance” policy prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, gender, genetic characteristics, religion, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, or any other made unlawful by federal, state or local laws. Any such discrimination is prohibited.

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​Museum Store Manager

TITLE: Museum Store Manager

DEPARTMENT: Visitor Services and Building Services

SUPERVISOR: Director of Visitor and Building Services

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full time/benefited

HIRING RANGE: $62,400/year

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:

The Museum Store Manager will oversee the daily operations of the onsite and online store. The manager will plan, prepare, and monitor the department budget and report on the performance of the Museum Store operations. Under the direction of the director of visitor and building services, the manager will be responsible for all primary buying and merchandising, as well as creating an open-to-buy plan to maximize revenue.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Manage the POS, inventory management system, and online store.
  • Create a yearly business plan to convey purchasing/buying strategies, budget management, and revenue growth.
  • Set performance goals for store staff.
  • Develop relationships with vendors and artists.
  • Diversify merchandise to include products with varying price points.
  • Develop custom products that reflect the brand identity of the Crocker.
  • Collaborate with the Creative Arts League of Sacramento to produce the Holiday Art & Craft Festival and oversee aspects of the Museum’s participation.
  • Ensure museum policies and procedures are maintained.
  • All other duties as assigned.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of three years managing a retail space, including, but not limited to buying, customer service, and business planning.
  • Knowledge of computer software programs and/or POS systems.
  • Ability to manage day-to-day operations, while focusing on long-term goals.
  • Must be willing to work weekends, holidays, and evenings.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with others and across departments to ensure cooperative relations with staff, volunteers, interns, patrons, subcontractors, and professional colleagues.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with members, visitors, volunteers, vendors, etc.
  • Is intellectually curious and has problem-solving ability.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and diplomacy.
  • Ability to monitor own work to ensure quality and accuracy.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support the Museum’s mission, vision, values, strategic plan and institutional DEAI initiatives.
  • Commit to a positive organizational culture based on mutual respect, cooperation, and openness to other’s perspectives.
  • Remember you are a representative of the Crocker.

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness when dealing with financial tasks.
  • Take care to use Crocker resources responsibly.

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 35 lbs. 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Crocker Art Museum strives to comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination, and is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business need in order to have the best available person in each job. The Museum has a “zero-tolerance” policy prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, gender, genetic characteristics, religion, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, or any other made unlawful by federal, state or local laws. Any such discrimination is prohibited.

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