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Director of Human Resources, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

DEPARTMENT: Human Resources

SUPERVISOR: Museum Director

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full-time/Exempt

SALARY RANGE: $85,000 - $120,000 Annually

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:

The Director of Human Resources, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (HRDEI) provides strategic leadership and policy direction in all areas of talent management to help ensure the Crocker Art Museum has an inclusive culture in which all staff can thrive. The incumbent will plan, organize, administer, direct, and institutionalize the functions and activities of the Human Resources Department including, but not limited to staffing (recruiting, hiring, onboarding), staff development/training, performance evaluations, compensation, and legal compliance. He/She/They provides oversight, direction, and coordination of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) programs, initiatives, and activities to help ensure continued advancement of DEI efforts and is a member of the Museum’s senior leadership team.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

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

  • Develop and implement goals, objectives, policies, and procedures for the effective management of the Human Resources Department.
  • Provide policy direction and general oversight in functional areas assigned to Human Resources.
  • Make recommendations and consult with the Executive Director on issues of HR policy.
  • Develop programs and recommendations concerning classifications, compensation, benefits, and staff development.
  • Determine optimal organizational structure and talent management strategies to recruit, coach, and retain high-performing staff to deliver on organizational priorities.
  • Coordinate and institutionalize HR activities across all departments.
  • Develop and oversee initiatives that broaden the Museum’s outreach to diverse, qualified candidates and implement best practices in inclusive hiring processes.
  • Evaluate and address changing human resource needs.
  • Provide interpretations of rules and regulations, procedures, and policies on matters involving personnel policy, workforce planning, and administration.
  • Design, implement, execute, and promote a DEI strategy that is embedded into the employee experience and all our talent processes to ensure the Museum continues to seek, retain, value, and develop people who represent the diversity of the world we live in.
  • Act as a strategic advisor and a change management leader for Board and staff with the goal of creating a more inclusive culture for all employees to thrive and grow.
  • Provide objective and strategic input and guidance to employees at all levels of the organization including career development, and general management/employee relationship issues.
  • Guide managers and employees in resolving employee relations issues by providing effective conflict resolution and coaching.
  • Identify and implement training programs.
  • Develop and implement effective hiring and employee retention programs.
  • Act as an employee champion and change agent by anticipating HR-related needs and delivering value added services for the benefit of the employees.
  • Implement and manage compliance efforts with labor laws and regulations.
  • Provide exceptional customer service internally and externally.

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of human resources administration, including methods and techniques used in recruitment and selection, classification, salary administration, diversity and equity, benefits, organizational development, staff development, and training.
  • Federal and State laws and regulations applicable to employment.
  • Principles, practices, and methods of program development and implementation related to workforce diversity and equitable employment concerns and activities.
  • Multicultural, diversity, and inclusion issues and concerns.
  • Statistical concepts and methods used in human resources program management.
  • Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration.

Skills in:

  • Performing work that is of high complexity and often requires intense and exacting attention to detail and ability to reason through and solve complex problems.
  • Organizing, coordinating, and implementing workforce diversity, equity, inclusion initiatives and programs.
  • Exercising tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive, confidential and/or complex workforce issues.
  • Researching, data collection and analysis, critical thinking, problem solving and conceptual skills.
  • Addressing complex issues, negotiating with colleagues and other parties; and implementing practical solutions.

Ability to:

  • Think strategically and collaborate with individuals and groups from diverse backgrounds and perspectives.
  • Establish internal systems and controls, such as, but not limited to, developing and documenting processes, procedures, and protocols.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Interpret and analyze laws, rules, regulations, ordinances, and policies.
  • Develop and implement effective techniques for facilitating and improving human resources programs.
  • Evaluate departmental and individual performance.
  • Maintain a risk management perspective.
  • Craft communications (written and verbal) and presentations that compel and persuade.

Education and Experience:

  • SPHR or SHRM-SCP and BA/BS degree from an accredited college or university in business, HR management or a related field required. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for year basis.
  • Minimum of four years' experience with two years of supervisory or management of one or more human resources functions and strong knowledge in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion strategic initiatives and cross-cultural communication.
  • Thorough knowledge of all federal and state employment laws, including EEO/AA laws, policies, and regulations.
  • Proven success leading Human Resources and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion functions with tangible results.
  • Demonstrated fluency in literature, studies, and best practices related to DEAI and racial equity.
  • Demonstrated skill in managing, developing, and retaining high performing teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and navigate multiple complex and overlapping policies, requirements, procedures, and agreements.

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 as well as ability to lift and move items of various weights and sizes. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 lbs.

MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Supervise Human Resources Manager.

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develop and manage departmental budget.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:


Crocker Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

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

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Graphic Designer

DEPARTMENT: Marketing/Communications

SUPERVISOR: Director of Communications

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full-time/Non-exempt

Salary Range: $48,000 - $65,000 Annually

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:

Engage audiences through visually rich and compelling graphics for print, video, and digital platforms. This senior level graphic designer will manage multiple, simultaneous projects (from concept and design to production) with a high degree of accuracy, creativity, finesse, brand and budget adherence, and flexibility. This position has prime responsibility for the overall graphic identity of the Museum and works closely with the Director of Communications.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

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

  • Create and maintain graphic identity of the Museum across all communications and collateral materials including, member magazine, invitations, advertising, signage, banners, brochures, gallery/program guides, maps, direct mail, digital platforms, and event collateral.
  • Present design concepts, clearly communicate design rationale, and collect feedback from internal groups.
  • Assist staff with the sourcing and creation of communication products produced by outside vendors.
  • Create exhibition-specific and general image advertising and deliver to appropriate contacts on deadline.
  • Arrange for print specifications, budgeting, press proofing and press checks.
  • Maintain positive customer relations (internal and external) by attending meetings to coordinate projects, presentations, and communications of project status.
  • Ensure the consistent application of the Museum’s logo and brand and update brand guidelines as needed.
  • Accurately manage, organize, and prioritize day-to-day project lists and estimate production resources, including time requirements, for specific production activities.
  • Plan and art direct marketing photoshoots.
  • Provide general creative services for the Museum’s internal needs and participate in cross functional teams while working toward institutional outcomes.
  • Organize and archive design 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.

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent in Graphic Design or a similar, related field of study.
  • Minimum of four years relevant graphic design experience.
  • Must be available to work occasional evenings and/or weekends.
  • Demonstrated photo composition, typographic, color, and layout abilities, and production knowledge.
  • A portfolio reflecting design abilities, as well as demonstrating creativity and attention to quality and detail.
  • Ability to scale/interoperate design concepts to multiple formats (digital, outdoor, video graphics, etc.)
  • Ability to work in a PC-based environment. Knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop is essential. Working knowledge of Premiere Pro and After Effects is a plus.
  • Strong written and oral communications and organizational skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in an intense deadline-driven environment often having to shift deadline-oriented projects for last-minute urgent requests.

MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Mentor and help manage other marketing staff when working on design projects.
  • Manage outside print and multimedia vendors and designers.

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assist in managing the Marketing/Communications annual budget for design, printing, and related production.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Crocker Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.


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

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Preparator

DEPARTMENT: Curatorial

SUPERVISOR: Director of Exhibition Design

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full-time/Non-exempt

SALARY: $18-$20 per hour, Depending on Experience

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:

The Preparator engages audiences by creating and maintaining dynamic and educational exhibition designs and installations.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Collaborate in a team environment to produce superior quality exhibitions.
  • Assist in coordinating temporary installation staff and volunteers.
  • Design and build furniture, platforms, and mounts; in both wood and metal.
  • Hang/install works of art.
  • Familiarity with lighting art.
  • Assist in planning exhibition flow.
  • Paint galleries and exhibition furniture.
  • Prepare signs and labels.
  • Fabricate hanging and mounting systems for works of art.
  • Frame paintings.
  • Perform maintenance duties to keep exhibits and displays clean and clearly labeled.
  • Prepare artwork and historical artifacts for shipping; receive and unpack shipments of art objects and other exhibition related materials.
  • Transport art in 26’ moving trucks; knowledge of proper strapping techniques required.
  • Perform related duties as required.

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 required to stand and walk for long periods of time; use hands and arms to reach, handle, and feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 lbs or more.

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Successful completion of a four-year degree from an accredited college or university in art, commercial art, museum studies, art museum education, or a closely related field.
  • At least three years of professional art installation experience working in an art museum or related institution.
  • Ability to work with new/digital media, such as A/V setup and projection, digital editing, DVD authoring.
  • Ability to multi-task and assume a variety of projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to drive large trucks.
  • Knowledge of art handling, packing, and art-storage techniques.
  • Ability to safely use power tools and other necessary equipment.
  • Ability to solve problems and find attractive and safe solutions to hanging and/or showcasing unusual works of art.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with staff members, volunteers, and subcontractors.
  • Ability to perform physical work associated with preparation of exhibits.
  • Valid California driver’s license.

Preferred Skills and Knowledge

  • Rigging techniques for large and small objects.
  • Complicated fabrication of wood, metal, or plastic.
  • Familiarity with welding techniques; MIG, TIG.
  • An understanding of the goals and strategies of art museum education.
  • Strong design skills and knowledge of a range of aesthetic styles to assure historical. appropriateness and compatibility between the exhibition design and the art presented.
  • Matting and framing skills.

MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position has no direct reports.

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Ensure that projects and supplies are within the annual fiscal budget.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Crocker Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

TO APPLY, please send cover letter and resume to camajobs@crockerart.org.

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Controller

DEPARTMENT: Finance

SUPERVISOR: Director of Finance

EMPLOYMENT STATUS:Full time/Exempt

ANNUAL SALARY: $70,000-$90,000 (Depending on Experience)

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:

The Controller will be a team-oriented professional able to work collaboratively in a dynamic, forward-thinking institution.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

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

  • Ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Collaborate with external auditors to provide information needed for the annual financial statement audit.
  • Collaborate with external tax preparers to provide information needed for all annual tax returns.
  • Review all checks for payment, make 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 making suggestions as needed.
  • Develop special reports for departments and granting agencies as needed.
  • Serve as liaison between the Finance Department, other Museum departments and insurance brokers to obtain certificates of insurance.
  • Supervise the reconciling of the Development Department’s contribution reports with cash receipts records and the general ledger to assure accuracy in reporting.
  • Maintain knowledge of organizational procedures, federal and state regulations, and accounting standards.
  • Implement internal control policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

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.

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Four plus years hands-on experience in an accounting or financial environment with broad responsibility.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in business administration, finance or accounting.
  • Understanding of financial concepts and ability to analyze and report data to support decision making process.
  • Experience with computerized accounting system and MS Office products (experience with Financial Edge a plus).
  • Preference for working in a non-profit environment.
  • Highly motivated person that can handle a high volume of work with accuracy in a fast-changing environment.
  • Excellent analytical, time management and organizational skills.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Extensive experience with financial analysis and knowledge of GAAP.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly accurate math and accounting skills.
  • Ability to understand and resolve complex issues and problems.
  • Ability to work simultaneously on multiple projects, generate timely work product and manage time effectively.
  • Ability to prepare and manage budgets.
  • Previous non-profit accounting experience preferred.
  • Certified Public Accountant strongly preferred.

MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • This position has no direct reports.

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage and assist in developing fiscal budgets for the Finance Department.
  • Use all Museum’s resources wisely and endeavor to minimize expenses and maximize revenue.
  • Oversee the organization’s annual audit and tax return preparation.
  • Main point of contact with bank and insurance companies.
  • Provides guidance on assignment of accounts for expenses.
  • Oversees compliance with accounting standards.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Crocker Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

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

Position is open until filled.

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