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Accounting Associate

Under the direction of the Associate Director, Finance, the Accounting Associate is responsible for all accounts payable and accounts receivable functions for the Museum involving the use of the Museum's Financial Edge Accounting System. Major accounts payable functions include processing purchase orders and invoices; cutting checks and initiating wire payments; vendor management; performing related accounting procedures; overseeing proper storage and retention of accounting records; and assisting with the annual audit. Major accounts receivable functions include processing payments by recording cash, checks, and credit card transactions.

Application: visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition # 27047. 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.

Chief Communications Officer

The Chief Communications Officer is responsible for strategizing, directing, designing, and implementing effective marketing, media relations, content, and identity programs and campaigns across diverse media that convey a strong identity with broad visibility. Major areas of responsibility include social media, digital/email marketing, reputation and issues management, crisis communications, content production and management, graphic design, and project and budget management.

As an integral member of the Museum's Strategic Management Team, the Chief Communications Officer works closely with and provides leadership and guidance to the Museum Director and other senior management on key communications decisions and matters affecting the Museum's public image and brand identity. The Chief Communications Officer also collaborates with other Museum department heads, including Curatorial, Academic Programs, Public Programs, Visitor Experience, Development, Operations, Technology, and Administration, in addition to coordinating with the Communications Director for the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture and serving as the primary point of contact with the UCLA Public Information Office.  

Application: visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition # 26477  . 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 # 26929. 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.

Lead Salesperson

The Lead Salesperson fosters a collaborative team approach with Sales Associates and Sales Ambassadors to drive sales and ensure each customer has a positive experience at the Hammer Store. Works to connect product knowledge and information with the interests of visitors and the mission, programs, and exhibitions of the Museum. Ensures floor staff are professional, knowledgeable, and prepared to deliver customer service, sell merchandise, and facilitate sales. Works with management to provide insights, reports, and other tools that will further the Store sales goals and optimize revenue. Provides leadership to all communications about the Hammer Store and its products. 

Application: visit  UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition #26741. 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.

Senior Custodian

The Senior Custodian is responsible for the cleaning and maintenance of the Hammer Museum. Performs all duties associated with cleaning the Museum in various areas and provides additional assistance throughout the facility as directed. Responsibilities include setup and breakdown for various functions and events; assisting with installation and removal of furniture and equipment; and operation of various types of maintenance equipment. Assists in changing light bulbs and performs various other maintenance duties as assigned (e.g., painting, assembly of furniture, assisting in office moves).

Application: visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition # 26162. 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.

System Administrator

The System Administrator is responsible for ensuring the Museum's network and systems are high performing with as little disruption as possible. This includes installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of networks, servers and systems related to the IT infrastructure. Responsibilities also include conducting technical research to enable continuing innovation within the IT infrastructure, end-user operations and deployment of technology in service of the Hammer's mission, exhibits, and programs. Responsibilities include tracking and logging server activity, performing upgrades of server based software, maintaining data center and networking hardware, addressing questions about technical problems, improving efficiency by evaluating system network functions and documenting system configurations and changes.

Application: visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition # 26908. 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

Finance Student Assistant

Hammer Museum Finance Department Student Employee provides clerical support to the Finance Department staff, including invoice processing, office supply inventory and ordering, filing and record retention management, basic data entry and general office support.

Qualifcations:

Must be an enrolled student at UCLA.
Accuracy and attention to detail.
Good oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work independently with direction.
Previous office experience helpful but not necessary.
An interest in the arts and/or finance is a plus, but open to students from all disciplines.

Preferred availability: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. 

To apply: Please send a cover letter and resume including your availability by email to: resumes@hammer.ucla.edu with the subject line as: Finance Student Assistant.

Gallery Ambassadors

The Hammer Museum seeks reliable, strong customer service-oriented UCLA and/or UCLA Extension students for Gallery Ambassadors.

Gallery Ambassadors are responsible for monitoring the gallery spaces and protecting the art, while engaging with the public by answering questions and providing information about exhibits/ the Hammer. Gallery Ambassadors are also responsible for: welcoming and monitoring visitors who enter the galleries, prioritizing the safety of the artwork, and enforcing museum policies. See full job description.

To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and work availability to resumes@hammer.ucla.edu with “Gallery Ambassador Application” in the subject line. Priority will be given to students with availability Thursday mornings or afternoons. Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon availability is also needed.

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 academicprograms@hammer.ucla.edu.

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.