Open Positions

Evaluation intern (unpaid)

The Visitor Services Department is looking for a highly-motivated individual who is interested in how an art museum identifies and studies its audience and how it produces unique and engaging programs. Through our evaluation efforts, the Visitor Services, Education, Marketing, and Development departments strive to understand our visitors’ experience—who they are, why they come, what engages them, what they learn, and how they see art in their daily lives. This data is key to helping each department make the best data-based decisions to help improve our practice.

Qualifications

  • Talented, enthusiastic, and ready to learn
  • College student or recent graduate
  • Interest in evaluation, data collection, data entry, and data analysis
  • Strong people and communication skills
  • Strong computer skills, including: MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience working independently
  • Experience in SurveyGizmo a plus

Description

The intern will assist the Director of Visitor Services with the Museum’s evaluation projects, these may include the following:

  • Collect survey data out on the floor
  • Enter data into SurveyGizmo
  • Conduct observations within specific galleries
  • Assist in the analysis and reporting of survey data

Internship period

  • 5 months minimum
  • February through the end of June 2017
  • 8 - 10 hours per week, 1 or 2 days a week. The schedule can be flexible to take into account the student’s schedule.
  • Some weekend hours may be required for a special project. could include weekends.
  • Special event days that intern must be available include:
    • ArtMix | Vintage Swank, March 9
    • Wonder Lab, March 19
    • Twisted Sacratomato, March 30
    • Art Auction 6/3/17 from 4 PM 11:30 PM
    • All ArtMix events on the 2nd Thursday of each month

Benefits

  • Learn and gain an in-depth understanding of evaluation
  • Gain an understanding of general museum operations
  • Gain interpersonal skills through interaction with museum visitors and staff
  • Become more familiar with the operations of a nonprofit organization
  • Free admission to the museum while an active intern

Apply

To apply, submit a cover letter and your resume to Michelle A. Maghari, Director of Visitor Services at mmaghari@crockerartmuseum.org.

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Education Intern (unpaid)

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 museum operations, increase organizational skills and much more.

Qualifications

  • Applicants with studio art or art history backgrounds are qualified.
  • Applicants who enjoy interacting with the public are qualified.

Responsibilities

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

Internship period
March 18, 2017 – August 12, 2017

Expectations

The intern is expected to:

  • Gain interpersonal skills through interaction with museum visitors and staff.
  • Gain an understanding of museum operations.
  • Gain an understanding of teaching with objects
  • Develop excellence in visitor services

Contact

Emma Moore, Manager of Studio Experiences

216 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
emoore@crockerartmuseum.org
Phone: 916-808-1961
Fax: 916-808-7372

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