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Design and Production Coordinator [Temporary]

The Design and Production Coordinator at will provide logistical, and production design support for the Hammer Museum design team. Essential duties include tracking and scheduling projects, preflight formatting of collateral, archiving, communicating with vendors, and managing invoices. Additional tasks include creating advertisements, invitations, and marketing material for digital and print platforms, under the direction of the Senior Graphic Designer. Requires advanced organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments at once, and the ability follow directions closely in a fast-paced environment. Must have strong interpersonal skills, be familiar spreadsheet software, and have detailed knowledge about project management, Adobe Creative Suite/Cloud, print production techniques, social media platforms and digital production. 

Application: please email resume, cover letter to resumes@hammer.ucla.edu and include "Design & Production Coordinator" in the subject line. Selected applicants will be contacted. 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.

Director, Events and Visitor Experience

As a senior member of the Hammer's Advancement Team, the Director, Events and Visitor Experience oversees the design and implementation of a comprehensive event and engagement strategy that promotes increased visitation, affinity, and philanthropic support for the Museum. Leveraging the Hammer's distinctive mission, brand, and identity, this position creates events and experiences that successfully engage the full range of Museum constituents, from first-time visitors to top supporters.

Working closely with the Museum Director and Chief Advancement Officer, this position oversees the strategy, planning, and production of all onsite and offsite member and donor events, including the Museum's major annual fundraisers, the Gala in the Garden and the Kids' Art Museum Project (KAMP), which together generate over $2.5M in revenue each year. The position also provides broad oversight, coordination, and expertise in support of the full range of event activity across the Museum.

As supervisor of the Manager, Visitor Experience, this position provides overall vision and day-to-day direction of the Hammer's Visitor Experience team, which includes 5 full-time staff members and 90 student employees (27 FTE). As the public face of the Museum, this team is responsible for creating a welcoming, enjoyable, and safe museum experience for 250,000+ visitors each year. The Director, Events and Visitor Experience plays an especially key role in setting and reinforcing the Museum's standards for outstanding customer service in collaboration with the curatorial, programming, and facilities teams.  

Application: visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition #24637. 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.

Manager, Annual Giving and Membership

The Manager, Annual Giving and Membership is responsible for raising unrestricted funds for the annual operating budget through Hammer Plus, the Hammer's integrated membership and annual fund program. Hammer Plus (membership) levels range from $100 through $2,500. Reporting to the Chief Advancement Officer, the Manager, Annual Giving, is responsible for conceptualizing and implementing membership and annual giving campaigns. The Manager identifies new Hammer Plus prospects and develops strategies for acquisition, renewal, and upgrades to reach target department goals. The Manager is responsible for performing and overseeing entry of new gifts and gift histories in the Raiser's Edge database as well as fulfillment of member benefits and services. Also under his/her guidance is the planning and execution of membership events.

To apply, visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition # 24253. 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.

Specialist, University Audiences

The Specialist for University Audiences develops, implements, and evaluates dynamic initiatives that engage the UCLA community and other adult learners with the Hammer Museum's collections, exhibitions, programs, and resources. This position serves as a liaison between the Museum and UCLA students, identifies opportunities to build and sustain university audiences in innovative and meaningful ways, and mentors future arts professionals.

Under the direction of the Assistant Director, Academic Programs, this position manages the Museum's tour program with UCLA Student Educators, Hammer Student Association, the Internship Program, and other student-centered initiatives. The Specialist cultivates opportunities for both independent and social learning among UCLA students and fosters their academic and professional growth, creativity, and skills.

Will also contribute to wider Academic Programs department initiatives, including the large-scale annual Family Day program, Classroom-in-Residence at the Hammer program, and teacher professional development.

Application: visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition #24644. 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.