YEARLY OPPORTUNITIES

Senior Graphic Designer

Classification: Full-time, exempt

The Senior Graphic Designer develops and implements design solutions that impacts and shapes the Museum's visual identity, expresses the Hammer's position as a dynamic cultural institution, and enhances and facilitates the visitor experience. Reporting to the Associate Director, Marketing, and working alongside two additional designers, the Senior Designer creates accurate plans, drawings, samples, presentations, and specifications as required for projects; works closely with Communications, Curatorial, and Development staff, and outside vendors to design pieces that articulate the Museum's message.

Design responsibilities include institutional materials as well as specific exhibition, program, or event-related items. Designs and oversees production of exhibition title walls, didactics, and other information graphics for the permanent collection galleries and temporary exhibitions; the Museum's program calendar and other promotional materials (flyers, postcards, posters, social media and web assets); permanent and temporary environmental and directional graphics; public program and event identities, programs, advertisements, and signage; an array of digital assets and interfaces for the web and within exhibition spaces; membership and development materials; stationery and other identity pieces; and concept and execution of larger museum branding campaigns.

Many pieces require working within the pre-established house style and project templates as well creating new ones as appropriate. Specific tasks include all phases of the design process, including page composition and layout; typography; scanning and color-correcting images; attending meetings and conducting presentations; obtaining printing and production price quotes; selecting papers, inks, finishing, and bindery techniques; submitting work orders; entering editorial corrections into layouts; preparing files for production; attending press checks; maintaining a digital archive of projects; processing and coding invoices for payment; submitting purchase orders; overseeing and checking budgets; and filing and maintaining a record of past invoices.

Application: visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition # 31946. Please submit an 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.

Visitor Experience and Events Coordinator

Classification: Full-time, non-exempt

The Visitor Experience and Events Coordinator's primary responsibility is to oversee all aspects of Front-of-House operations for the Hammer Museum's 298-seat Billy Wilder Theater, Nimoy Studio, and other locations utilized for events, film, conversations, music, theater, and dance performances.

Duties include: Preparing the lobby and theater for a performance, scheduling, managing, and training student ushers and box office staff, supervising audience seating, communicating with production staff to ensure timely starts and intermissions, maintaining the safety and comfort of all patrons and upholding the highest level of customer service.

Other responsibilities include working with the Development department to ensure members and donors receive benefits, working with the box office staff to address any patron complaints or ticketing issues, handling any issues that arise during performances such as cellphone usage or photography, and securing the building at the close of every shift.

Must have excellent customer service skills, a positive attitude, and the ability to work well under pressure. Must be reliable, responsible, and a good leader.

Application: Visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition #31941. Please submit an 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.

Development Coordinator

Classification: Full-time, non-exempt

The Development Coordinator provides a high level of administrative and operational support to advance the fundraising goals of the Development Department. This position prepares donor correspondence; tracks and coordinates department schedules, workflows, calendars, and meeting arrangements; handles special projects; and maintains files. This position also assists in the planning and execution of special events; serves as a primary liaison with donors, students, faculty, and staff; and oversees all processing and acknowledgements for gifts. Tracking gifts and maintaining donor, prospect, and member information in Raiser's Edge, including processing mailings, proposals, reports, and invitations will also be a responsibility of the incumbent.

Application: visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition # 31864. Please submit an 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.

Temporary Prep

The Hammer Museum is looking for qualified, experienced, and talented individuals to join the Prep department for temporary art handling opportunities. The Prep department is responsible for the safe, conscientious handling of all artworks and materials under the museum’s care, using our wide ranging experience and knowledge of best practices to produce professional exhibitions. As a temporary prep, the work periods would be predominantly during exhibition change overs with occasional small projects in between.

Qualifications:

  • At least two years of experience in a professional museum environment or related, handling and installing artworks and/or artifacts
  • Knowledge of, and experience with, best practices in the handling, moving, installation, and packing of artworks. Lighting and electrical skills in a museum environment a plus
  • The ability to clearly communicate with supervisors, registrars, and fellow preparators
  • The ability to understand and follow instructions
  • Works well in various installation settings; in groups, with couriers, with artists, and/or solo. Works well in stressful situations. Self-motivated and detail-oriented.
  • The candidate should have a safe and mindful approach when around works of art and equipment.

 

Requirements:

  • Ability to comfortably lift 60 pounds
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time; ability to bend to lift, move, carry, artwork safely
  • Ability to use tools and equipment safely, properly, and skillfully
  • Basic math skills: addition, subtraction, fractions.

 

Application: please email resume to [email protected] and include "Temporary Prep" 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. This is a limited appointment position.

Student Educator Program

Student Educators are paid UCLA students from diverse disciplines who lead tours for all audiences. Student Educators participate in mandatory summer training and extensive professional development throughout the year. As the museum’s core teaching staff, student educators lead public and private tours, support family programming, and assist with curator walk-throughs. Student Educators are hired in Spring Quarter for the following academic year. Please contact [email protected] for more information.