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Membership Manager

The Membership Manager is responsible for raising unrestricted funds for the annual operating budget through the membership and annual fund programs. Hammer Membership levels range from $100 through $1,250. Reporting to the Director of Development, the Membership Manager is responsible for conceptualizing and implementing membership and annual giving campaigns. The Manager identifies new member prospects and develops strategies for acquisition, renewal, and upgrades to reach target departmental 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. The position oversees students, interns, and/or consultants as needed. This position is responsible to raise $400,000+ year.

Application: visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition #28514. 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.

Part-time AV Production Assistant

The part-time AV Production Assistant will assist the Technical Supervisors, Senior AV Technicians, and AV Technicians with the general technical support for the operations of the event spaces and the delivery of AV services throughout the Museum. The AV Production Assistant will deliver AV services in a manner consistent with Museum policies and professional standards. The AV Production Assistant executes regular and seasonal maintenance to ensure safe working procedures and will address or escalate any safety issues as they arise.  Under close supervision, the AV Production Assistant provides basic event production support with the set-up of lights, the placement of microphones and speakers, and preparing analog and digital media for projection.

The general AV technical support will be based on the specific event needs of each shift. The AV Production Assistant has a general understanding of the tools, equipment, and protocols used in live event production, and has the ability to apply this knowledge in a team setting in order to provide safe and timely assistance for event set-up, operations and strike.

Please send resume and cover letter, including “Part Time AV Production Assistant” in the subject line to: [email protected].

Part-time AV Technician

The part-time AV Technician will assist Technical Supervisors with the AV operations of the Billy Wilder Theater and the delivery of AV services throughout the Museum. The AV Technician will deliver AV services in a manner consistent with Museum policies and professional standards. The AV Technician assists with regular and seasonal maintenance to ensure safe working procedures and will address or escalate any safety issues as they arise.

Under close supervision, AV Technicians perform a variety of routine tasks, or assist Senior AV Technicians in the more complex tasks; and maintain and distribute digital media files and equipment. AV Technicians operate specific pieces of AV equipment such as lighting and projection gear; digital audio and video hardware and software; assist with routine equipment maintenance and installation; transport, set up, operate and perform on-site, routine preventative maintenance to production equipment; set up patching and switching for program distribution; and assist in the preparation of routine studio productions.

Full job description. Please send resume and cover letter, including “Part Time AV Tech” in the subject line to: [email protected].

Part-time Senior AV Technician

The part-time Senior AV Technician will assist the Technical Supervisors in all aspects of the AV operations of the Billy Wilder Theater and the delivery of AV services throughout the Museum.  The Senior AV Technician will liaise with program participants; coordinate work with product and service vendors; provide administrative support and assistance; assist in related Network and IT support for AV Events; and act as the Lead AV Technician for specific events and/or meetings as assigned. The Senior AV Technician will help to ensure that AV services are delivered in a manner consistent with Museum policies and professional standards.

The Senior AV Technician operates master control room equipment and advises Technical Supervisors and  Producer-Directors on the technical quality of digital audio and visual images; monitor and adjust audio-visual signals for proper studio or broadcast operating procedures; coordinate and maintain proper camera signals; follow and maintain program logs; fabricate, assemble, alter and install audio-visual equipment on the basis of diagrams, sketches or verbal instructions; diagnose equipment failures and take corrective action; and instruct and train students in various AV operations.

Full job description. Please send resume and cover letter, including “Senior TV Technician” in the subject line to: [email protected].

Part-time Store Clerk

The Hammer Store seeks a part-time Store Clerk. The Store Clerk assists with the day-to-day operations of the Hammer Museum’s Bookstore, which includes assisting bookstore customers with purchases, answering museum visitors’ questions, compiling daily sales reports, daily cash control responsibilities, annual inventory, shipping and receiving store merchandise and assisting with stock pricing and displays.

To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter to [email protected] with “Store Clerk application” in the subject line.

UCLA STUDENT OPPORTUNITIES

Human Resources Student Assistant

SALARY: $14.00 hourly

The Human Resources Student Assistant position is open to UCLA undergraduate students in the 2018-2019 academic year. This position provides clerical support to the Human Resources department, including but not limited to: supporting the new hire on-boarding process, filing and record retention management, basic data entry, ordering supplies, and general office assistance. May also assist with recruitment activities including on-campus job fairs.

DAYS/HOURS:

Must be available to work 15-20 hours per week, Monday-Friday between 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Must be able to commit to minimum of one (1) academic year.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Registered UCLA undergraduate student in the 2018-2019 academic year.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail, work independently, and follow through on assignments.
  • Excellent written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to discreetly and tactfully recognize and handle sensitive and confidential information
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and work availability to [email protected] and include "Human Resources Student Assistant" 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.

Frontline Ambassador

SALARY: $13.50 hourly

The Frontline Ambassador position aims to create a welcoming and engaging experience for visitors that carries out the Hammer’s mission. A Frontline Ambassador is responsible for engaging with the public, answering questions, providing information about the exhibitions, and promoting membership. There are additional opportunities to assist with public programs in the Billy Wilder Theater, and assist with special events.  This position reports to the Visitor Experience Manager with direction and oversight from Visitor Experience Leads.

DAYS/HOURS: Approximately 15 hours a week, or as needed for operations.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Registered UCLA undergraduate or UCLA Extension
  • Ability to work a variable schedule of 3-4 five hour shifts per week; Must be able to commit to Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday 3:15-8:15pm
  • Customer service experience/interest; prior retail, food service, hospitality, or museum work preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; able to conduct oneself in a polite and professional manner in a variety of situations
  • Ability to assert oneself when needed in order to enforce policies and protect artwork
  • Ability to use good judgment and to respond in handling crowds while remaining calm and presenting a professional demeanor
  • Experience with, knowledge of, appreciation for, or interest in visual art with emphasis on contemporary work.

To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and work availability to [email protected], with “Frontline Ambassador” in the subject line.

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.

Gallery Ambassador     

The Gallery Ambassador position combines the responsibilities of art protection with museum information and art appreciation. The primary responsibility of a Gallery Ambassador is the safety of the artwork and enforcement of museum policies. A Gallery Ambassador is responsible for monitoring the gallery spaces and protecting the art while engaging with the public to answer questions and provide information about the exhibits and the Hammer. A Gallery Ambassador also provides exceptional customer service by greeting visitors as they enter the galleries and ensuring that all guests have proper access.

DAYS/HOURS: Approximately 15 hrs/week, or as needed for operations. Must be able to commit to a set schedule each quarter. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to work a variable schedule of 3-4 five hour shifts per week; must be available Tuesday-Friday, from 3:15pm-8:15pm
  • Registered UCLA Undergraduate or UCLA Extension student,
  • Experience/interest in working in a dynamic environment with both fast-paced and slower settings,
  • Customer service experience/interest,
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time,
  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills,
  • Friendly and outgoing, able to conduct oneself in a polite and professional manner in a variety of situations
  • Ability to assert oneself when needed in order to enforce policies and protect artwork
  • Ability to use good judgment and to respond to visitor feedback and inquiries,
  • Experience with, knowledge of, appreciation for, or interest in visual art, especially contemporary.

To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and work availability to [email protected] with “Gallery Ambassador” in the subject line.

Public Programs Student Assistant

SALARY: $14.00 hourly

The Public Programs Student Assistant position is open to all undergraduate UCLA students. The student will aid in Public Programs administrative tasks, including but not limited to organizing files and storage, coordinating hospitality, accounting, and assisting with overall departmental logistics.

DAYS/HOURS: 10-12 hours a week. Appointment for full academic year.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Registered UCLA undergraduate students.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail, work independently, and follow through on assignments.
  • Excellent written communication skills.
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Word.
  • Preferred: Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint or Keynote.
  • Preferred: Experience with marketing and social media outreach.
  • Preferred: Basic knowledge of graphic design programs such as Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator.

To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and work availability to [email protected], with “Public Programs Student Assistant” in the subject line.

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. Available opportunities will be posted on a rolling basis through September. For general questions regarding Hammer internships, please contact [email protected].

Eligibility: Internships are open to currently enrolled UCLA students who are available for the duration of the academic year (October through June). Hammer Interns are required to earn internship course credit for all three quarters. It is incumbent upon students to fully secure course credit prior to accepting a Hammer internship. Course credit may be offered through academic departments or through the Center for Community Learning. Please check with these agencies for specific requirements and conditions.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until each internship position is filled. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to phone calls and emails regarding the status of applications.