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Frontline Services Coordinator

Under the supervision of the Student and Part-time Specialist, the Frontline Services Coordinator is responsible for scheduling more than 150 frontline staff members for the Visitor Experience (VE) and other frontline Museum departments. In addition, the Coordinator facilitates collaboration and communication between Human Resources, Security and VE departments. The incumbent serves as lead coordinator of key frontline tools such as hosted parking request/logs, daily museum wide email "Hammer Today" and others to be developed.

Duties include coordinating complex staff schedules; and functions related to scheduling duties such as processing expense reports, creating and analyzing labor and cost reports using Excel, managing attendance records, corresponding heavily with staff in regard to scheduling.

Application: visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition # 25588. 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.

Getty Multicultural Undergraduate Summer Internships

Communications and Academic Programs Internship

The Hammer's Communications and Academic Programs internship is designed to provide an undergraduate student with a comprehensive overview of audience and community building through a variety of communications outlets, as well as insight into the museum's core programming activities. The intern's primary responsibilities with the Communications department will be to assist with social media marketing and strategy, public relations efforts, and targeted outreach for exhibitions and programs. The intern will learn how to develop a communications/marketing plan and content strategy. The Museum's Academic Programs department implements educational programming for K-12 students and teachers, families, and university audiences. The intern will gain a broad and comprehensive understanding of educational programming across all audiences by providing research, program development, and administrative and logistical support. Specifically, the intern will assist in planning museum pedagogy trainings for gallery teachers and graduate students, support preparations for the annual Family Day at the Hammer, and conduct peer institution research about multiple-visit museum programs for high school students. Additionally, the intern must be available two Sundays per month to assist with weekend family programs.

Eligibility for the internship is limited to currently enrolled undergraduates who reside in or attend college in Los Angeles County. Students must have completed at least one semester of college by June 2017, and those who will complete their degree by September 1, 2017 are also eligible to apply. Candidates can be sought from all areas of undergraduate study and are not required to have demonstrated a previous commitment to the visual arts.

The internship is intended for outstanding students who are members of groups underrepresented in museums and visual arts organizations, including but not limited to individuals of African American, Asian, Latino/Hispanic, Native American, and Pacific Islander descent.

Contact: Send a résumé and cover letter to Zoe Silverman, Specialist, University Audiences at zsilverman@hammer.ucla.edu by May 1, 2017.

Curatorial Internship 

The Hammer's Curatorial Intern will provide an undergraduate student with a comprehensive overview of the museum's core exhibition activities. This year's Getty intern will work closely with curators on the development of the Hammer Museum Biennial, Made in LA 2018 while supporting ongoing collection projects. The intern will be introduced to basic museum information standards and procedures and also gain first-hand experience corresponding with artists and galleries. Additionally, the intern will complete a variety of tasks related to collections, exhibitions, and publications, including: aiding with exhibition checklists and data entry in The Museum System (TMS), coordinating aspects of the exhibition catalogue, scanning and archiving exhibition and collection material, assisting with loans and logistics, processing rights and reproduction requests, and supporting the department with daily office duties and administrative tasks as needed. Successful candidates will be detail-oriented and have excellent research and communication skills, a professional demeanor, knowledge of contemporary art, and an interest in all aspects of exhibition production. Applicants must be familiar with PCs and Microsoft Office, including Excel. Experience with Adobe Suite and database management desired.

Eligibility for the internship is limited to currently enrolled undergraduates who reside in or attend college in Los Angeles County. Students must have completed at least one semester of college by June 2017, and those who will complete their degree by September 1, 2017 are also eligible to apply. Candidates can be sought from all areas of undergraduate study and are not required to have demonstrated a previous commitment to the visual arts.

The internship is intended for outstanding students who are members of groups underrepresented in museums and visual arts organizations, including but not limited to individuals of African American, Asian, Latino/Hispanic, Native American, and Pacific Islander descent.

Contact: Send a résumé and cover letter to MacKenzie Stevens, Curatorial Assistant at mstevens@hammer.ucla.edu by May 1, 2017.

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.