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Assistant Registrar

The Assistant Registrar (Museum Scientist) is responsible for providing departmental support in all areas of collection management and exhibition registration, with particular focus on the museum's collections database, TMS. The incumbent will serve as core team member in the management of TMS, often working with work-study students and interns on database-related projects and assisting other staff with the database. Responsible for 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 processing and scheduling outgoing loans and yearly inventories and condition reporting.. Assist with digital images for exhibition related projects. The incumbent will also assist with the monthly condition reviews of the Franklin D. Murphy sculpture garden on UCLA's campus, as well as provide general department support.  

Application: visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition # 25197. 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, Corporate and Foundations Relations

As a member of the Hammer's Development Team, the Manager, Corporate and Foundation Relations participates in the design and oversees implementation of a robust giving program for corporations, foundations and government entities in support of the annual fund, exhibitions and education programs, special initiatives, and major in-kind gifts.

In consultation with the Chief Advancement Officer, Director, Development and other Museum staff, the Manager of Corporate and Foundation Relations researches current and potential funders, develops proposals and other funder materials, presents concrete plans for achieving institutional and funder goals, manages the cultivation and solicitation of new and renewing funders, work with all Museum departments to provide appropriate acknowledgment of funding, and oversees reports to funders.

The position also takes the lead on corporate sponsorships, including in-kind partnerships, and involves the Chief Communications Officer on sponsorship solicitation and fulfillment to ensure an integrated strategy for corporate partners.  

Application: visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition # 25133. 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.

Student & Part Time Employment Specialist

Student and part-time workers are integral to the Hammer Museum's work force and part of every department. The Student & Part-time Employment Specialist provides human resources support for more than 150 students and part-time staff members across the Museum. Incumbent also serves as back-up for human resources services for the Hammer's full-time staff of over 100.

The Specialist's primary responsibility is to provide excellent service to Hammer employees while implementing policy and procedures, union contracts, and directives from Campus Human Resources. The incumbent is responsible for maintaining accurate and current personnel information, including but not limited to processing new hires, separations, and other transactions via the University's personnel database system (EDB). The Specialist will also facilitate the Museum's recruitment process, including but not limited to preparing, editing, and proofreading job descriptions, placing job advertisements, and inputting and updating the University's employment database (People Admin). The position collaborates with Payroll & Finance Analyst to resolve pay inquiries and discrepancies, ensure proper processing of payroll transactions, implement retroactive salary adjustments as appropriate, organize payroll expense transfers, and other transactions as directed/approved.

Independently sets priorities and complete functions, using deadlines, schedules, manuals, and office procedures as guidelines.

Application: visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition #25027. 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.