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YEARLY OPPORTUNITIES

Student Educator Program

See Fellowships & Internships for more opportunities.

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.

Senior Manager, Human Resources

Classification: Full-time, exempt

Date Available: Immediately

The Senior Manager, Human Resources (HR) serves as a resource for approximately 300 full-time, part-time, and student employees at the Hammer Museum. The incumbent ensures Museum compliance with state and federal employment laws, Museum policies, and University personnel policies, procedures, and union labor agreements. The position delivers a comprehensive human resources program, including but not limited to recruitment, compensation, organizational planning and structure, staff development, retention, leaves of absence, employee and labor relations, benefits administration, performance management, discipline, separation and training and development.

The Senior Manager, Human Resources works in consultation with the Director, Finance and HR and serves as an internal consultant and coach to all levels of Hammer staff on personnel issues. The Senior Manager, HR helps to foster a workplace environment consistent with the Museum's values and mission statement and ensures proper execution of all human resource activities and initiatives. This position will collaborate on long range plans and organizational development and on labor budget reporting, payroll transactions, and other fiscal activities.

For full job description, please visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition # 29610.

Application: visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition # 29610. 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.

UCLA Student Employment Opportunities

Public Programs Student Assistant

DEPARTMENT: Public Programs

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.

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

Frontline Ambassador 

DEPARTMENT: Visitor Experience 

SALARY: $14.50 hourly 

JOB SUMMARY: 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

DEPARTMENT: Gallery Operations 

SALARY: $14.50 hourly

JOB SUMMARY: 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 basic 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, UCLA Extension student and Santa Monica College.
  • Experience/interest in working in a dynamic environment with both fast-paced and slower settings;
  • Customer service experience/interest;
  • Ability to work a variable schedule of 3–4 five hour shifts per week; must have availability for one 3:15 p.m.–8:15 p.m. shift Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday and one 10:30 a.m.–5:15 p.m. one weekend day;
  • 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 in a friendly and positive manner 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.

Scheduling is done through a scheduling app so it is important that applicants have the ability to download or sign up to the app, and respond to scheduling needs and requests in a prompt manner.

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 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.