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Assistant, Director's Office

Under general direction and reporting to the Manager, the incumbent provides high-level administrative support to the Director of the Hammer Museum. This position is responsible for coordinating and planning travel and out of office meetings; assembling project presentations and editing a variety of correspondences; as well as handling incoming requests and inquiries for the Director. Coordinate communications between the Director and Museum staff; assists and serve as a liaison between the Director's Office and Board members, donors, VIPs, and Deputies, including preparing briefing materials for meetings and coordinating all interactions with the Museum's broader Advancement stewardship strategy.

The Assistant is also responsible for maintaining paper and electronic filing systems; equipment inventory; purchasing office supplies; confidential communications; and errands. This position is responsible for creating materials for internal/external meetings; assisting with research for various projects; coordinating complex travel itineraries for the Director.  

Application: visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition #25387  . Please submit online application as instructed. Due to the volume of resumes that we receive, we are regretfully unable to respond to phone calls and emails regarding the status of applications and the recruiting process.

Grant Writer

As a member of the Hammer's Development Team, the Grant Writer researches, develops, and reports on grants with corporate, foundation and government funders in support of the annual fund, exhibitions and education programs, and special initiatives. This position is responsible for proposals that generate $1.2 million or more annually.

In consultation with the Chief Advancement Officer, Director, Development and other Museum staff, the grant writer researches current and potential grant funding sources, develops proposals and related materials, works with all Museum departments to provide appropriate acknowledgment of funding, and supports reporting to funders.

Application: visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition #25450. Please submit online application as instructed. Due to the volume of resumes that we receive, we are regretfully unable to respond to phone calls and emails regarding the status of applications and the recruiting process.

Maintenance Technician

Under the direction of the Director, Operations, perform unskilled tasks not requiring a licensed technician, involving the installation, removal, diagnosis, repair, and preventive maintenance of various parts, equipment, and assemblies on a regular and continuous basis. Coordinate and assist with more skilled tasks related to plumbing, electrical, mechanical, carpentry, doors, windows, building hardware appliances, floor and ceiling systems, roofing, and basic construction methods. The position is physically demanding and the necessity to work varying and sometimes extended hours under difficult conditions should be expected. Prepare forms and paperwork associated with the various tasks.  

Application: visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition # 25417. Please submit online application as instructed. Due to the volume of resumes that we receive, we are regretfully unable to respond to phone calls and emails regarding the status of applications and the recruiting process.

Registrarial Assistant

The Registrarial Assistant is responsible for providing departmental assistance in all areas of collection management and exhibition registration, including the Museum's collection database, TMS. Assist with smaller temporary and traveling exhibitions, including processing loan forms; making shipping, crating and courier arrangements; scheduling; budgeting; condition reporting; supervising installations and deinstallations; and traveling with exhibitions as needed. Assist with collection-related projects including accessioning and upkeep of collection records, processing and scheduling outgoing loans and yearly inventories and condition reporting. Maintains department ledgers, reconciles expenses, and processes invoices in partnership with finance team. Assist with digital images for exhibition related projects and collection documentation. The incumbent will also assist with the monthly condition reviews of the Franklin D. Murphy sculpture garden on UCLA's campus.  

Application: visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition # 25292. Please submit online application as instructed. Due to the volume of resumes that we receive, we are regretfully unable to respond to phone calls and emails regarding the status of applications and the recruiting process.

UCLA STUDENT OPPORTUNITIES

Internships

Internships at the Hammer last a full academic year and are designed to help UCLA students develop strong professional skills in the arts and nonprofit fields. A full list of available opportunities will be posted here in September. Positions are usually offered in the following museum departments: academic programs, public engagement, curatorial, development and the office of the registrar. In the meantime, UCLA students can learn about other ways of getting involved at the museum by visiting http://hammer.ucla.edu/students/. Please contact academicprograms@hammer.ucla.edu for more information.

Visitor Experience Representatives

Visitor Experience Representatives (VERs) activate public touchpoints throughout the Hammer—including inside the galleries, at the museum’s entrances, and at our programs and events. This paid student position is open to diverse majors and anyone comfortable engaging with the public. Working together, our team of 90 VERs facilitate the museum experience from checking visitors in to protecting the art, answering questions, ushering in our theater, and selling memberships. VE recruits throughout the year. To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter and your work availability to VEresumes@hammer.ucla.edu with “VER application” in the subject line.