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CURRENT OPENINGS

Opportunities at the Hammer Museum are posted on UCLA's Career Opportunities portal. To filter for Hammer Museum jobs, click on the Search Jobs button, and scroll to the bottom of the listing page to find the search panel. Enter "Hammer" in the Keyword search field.

Senior Media Producer

YEARLY OPPORTUNITIES

Senior Media Producer

The Senior Media Producer independently leads the creation of digital time-based media production, publication, and maintenance at the Hammer Museum. This role is a leading member of a team that executes the museum's ambitious and growing video program, which includes the production of original multimedia content, live online programming, and a robust online media archive. Working closely with the communications team, content specialists, and senior leadership, the Senior Media Producer is responsible for leading the creative direction of the museum's overall long-term video production strategy, a key aspect of the overall promotion of the museum's brand, exhibitions, artists, and activities.

The Senior Media Producer is responsible for all technical media production and online video platforms to support the museum's ability to adapt to the quickly changing landscape of digital and online video. The producer is accountable for producing video and other time-based media within the arts and culture sector, and can negotiate among the goals of multiple and varied stakeholders, including curators and contemporary artists, to develop creative solutions.

With direction from the Associate Director, Digital Content, the Senior Media Producer sets high-level strategy, creates and enforces production schedules; produces, develops, and manages all methods, materials, and techniques used for multimedia productions; is responsible for negotiating media licenses and contracts; manages a budget for equipment and video production; and assigns production tasks to crew members as needed. The Producer also makes decisions about the workflow of video production, and the distribution and retention of multimedia assets, coordinating with the Digital Asset Manager, Audio-Visual department, the Information Technology department and other stakeholders.

For full job description, please visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition #32704.

Application: Visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition #32704. 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.

Public Programs Student Assistant

Salary: $15.00 hourly

Job Summary: 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, program outreach, and assisting with overall departmental logistics.

Days/Hours: 10–20 hours a week

Qualifications:

  • Registered UCLA undergraduate students
  • Ability to pay attention to detail, work independently, and follow through on assignments
  • Basic knowledge of graphic design programs such as Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator
  • 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: Evening availability (4–8 p.m.)

 

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

Gallery Ambassador

Department: Gallery Operations

Salary: $15.00 hourly

The Gallery Ambassador position combines the responsibilities of art protection and appreciation promotion with museum visitor service. 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 15–18 hrs/week, or as needed for operations. Must be able to commit to a set schedule each quarter.

Qualifications:

  • Registered UCLA Undergraduate only
  • Experience/interest in working in a dynamic environment with both fast-paced and slower settings
  • Customer service experience
  • Ability to work a variable schedule per week; must have availability for one 3:15pm-8:15pm shift Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, as well as a weekend day
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to wear a mask 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.

Due to the volume of resumes we receive, we are regretfully unable to respond to phone calls and emails regarding the status of applications and the recruiting process.

Frontline Ambassador

Department: Visitor Experience

Salary: $15.00 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/week, or as needed for operations.

Qualifications:

  • Registered UCLA undergraduate
  • Ability to work a variable schedule of 2-3 five hour shifts per week; Must be able to commit to Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday 3:15–8:15 p.m.
  • 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
  • Ability to wear a mask for long periods of time
  • 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.

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.