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Assistant Registrar

The Assistant Registrar will contribute to 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 student employees 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. Support 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 prepare the monthly condition reviews of the Franklin D. Murphy sculpture garden on UCLA's campus.

For full job description, please visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition #29081. We will only contact candidates selected for further consideration. No phone inquiries, please.

Application: visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition #29081. 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.

Associate Director, Technology

The Associate Director, Technology directs and oversees all technology activities and initiatives at the Hammer Museum, an art museum and cultural center affiliated with UCLA consisting of approximately 105 full time employees and an annual operating budget in excess of $24M. The Associate Director works as a functional leader and technical expert for the Museum, with oversight and collaboration from the Deputy Director, Finance, Operations & Administration.

The incumbent leads the development and execution of an institution-wide digital and technology strategy. This includes identifying, prioritizing, scoping, budgeting, scheduling, and managing the technology-based initiatives and solutions that support the Museum's mission, curatorial efforts, operations, and long-range plans, while also enhancing employee productivity and the Museum's overall efficiency. Strong project management skills are essential to lead interdepartmental teams (sometimes with limited technological experience) and produce high-quality projects on time and on budget. The Associate Director, Technology provides regular consultation, communication, and reporting to the Deputy Director, Finance, Operations & Administration; and Museum staff at all levels surrounding technology initiatives, schedules, and budgets.

For full job description, please visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition #28644.

Application: visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition #28644. 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.

Director, Finance & Human Resources

Reporting to the Deputy Director, Finance, Operations and Administration, and serving as a key member of the senior management staff, the Director, Finance & HR is responsible for ensuring excellent financial leadership across all areas of the Museum. The Director, Finance & HR directly oversees two full-time staff members and indirectly oversees additional full-time staff members, part-time students, and any temps, consultants and vendors in the department. The incumbent is responsible for the fiscal management of the Museum, including budgeting, forecasting, monitoring, reporting, and policy-setting. S/he identifies opportunities for increasing revenues and reducing expenses; contributes to overall strategic planning efforts; and is responsible for day-to-day business operations.

The Director, Finance & HR is additionally responsible for the direction, oversight, and management of staff, operations, and budgets for human resources that support approximately 100 FT employees and approximately 150 PT employees.

Application: visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition #28567. 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.

Part-time AV Production Assistant

The part-time AV Production Assistant will assist the Technical Supervisors, Senior AV Technicians, and AV Technicians with the general technical support for the operations of the event spaces and the delivery of AV services throughout the Museum. The AV Production Assistant will deliver AV services in a manner consistent with Museum policies and professional standards. The AV Production Assistant executes regular and seasonal maintenance to ensure safe working procedures and will address or escalate any safety issues as they arise.  Under close supervision, the AV Production Assistant provides basic event production support with the set-up of lights, the placement of microphones and speakers, and preparing analog and digital media for projection.

The general AV technical support will be based on the specific event needs of each shift. The AV Production Assistant has a general understanding of the tools, equipment, and protocols used in live event production, and has the ability to apply this knowledge in a team setting in order to provide safe and timely assistance for event set-up, operations and strike.

Please send resume and cover letter, including “Part Time AV Production Assistant” in the subject line to: [email protected].

Part-time AV Technician

The part-time AV Technician will assist Technical Supervisors with the AV operations of the Billy Wilder Theater and the delivery of AV services throughout the Museum. The AV Technician will deliver AV services in a manner consistent with Museum policies and professional standards. The AV Technician assists with regular and seasonal maintenance to ensure safe working procedures and will address or escalate any safety issues as they arise.

Under close supervision, AV Technicians perform a variety of routine tasks, or assist Senior AV Technicians in the more complex tasks; and maintain and distribute digital media files and equipment. AV Technicians operate specific pieces of AV equipment such as lighting and projection gear; digital audio and video hardware and software; assist with routine equipment maintenance and installation; transport, set up, operate and perform on-site, routine preventative maintenance to production equipment; set up patching and switching for program distribution; and assist in the preparation of routine studio productions.

Full job description. Please send resume and cover letter, including “Part Time AV Tech” in the subject line to: [email protected].

Part-time Senior AV Technician

The part-time Senior AV Technician will assist the Technical Supervisors in all aspects of the AV operations of the Billy Wilder Theater and the delivery of AV services throughout the Museum.  The Senior AV Technician will liaise with program participants; coordinate work with product and service vendors; provide administrative support and assistance; assist in related Network and IT support for AV Events; and act as the Lead AV Technician for specific events and/or meetings as assigned. The Senior AV Technician will help to ensure that AV services are delivered in a manner consistent with Museum policies and professional standards.

The Senior AV Technician operates master control room equipment and advises Technical Supervisors and  Producer-Directors on the technical quality of digital audio and visual images; monitor and adjust audio-visual signals for proper studio or broadcast operating procedures; coordinate and maintain proper camera signals; follow and maintain program logs; fabricate, assemble, alter and install audio-visual equipment on the basis of diagrams, sketches or verbal instructions; diagnose equipment failures and take corrective action; and instruct and train students in various AV operations.

Full job description. Please send resume and cover letter, including “Senior TV Technician” in the subject line to: [email protected].

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 # 28771. 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 Employment Opportunities

AV Student Assistant

SALARY: $14.00 hourly

The Audio Video Assistant will provide administrative and live-event support for the technical operations of the Billy Wilder Theater and the delivery of select AV services throughout the Museum. The AV Assistant will help coordinate repair, replacement , and supply orders  with product and service vendors;   assist with digital media asset management;  provide administrative support for event scheduling and workflow management; provide live-event support in the role of stage hand or stage manager  as needed.

DAYS/HOURS:

Hours and schedule are flexible. 18-20 hrs/week.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Registered UCLA student
  • Some flexible evening work hours
  • Understanding/familiarity with Windows and Mac operating systems
  • An interest or curiosity in art, media and live-event production

To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and work availability to [email protected] and include "AV Student Assistant" 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.

Frontline Ambassador

SALARY: $13.50 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 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     

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 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 hrs/week, or as needed for operations. Must be able to commit to a set schedule each quarter. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to work a variable schedule of 3-4 five hour shifts per week; must be available Tuesday-Friday, from 3:15pm-8:15pm
  • Registered UCLA Undergraduate or UCLA Extension student,
  • Experience/interest in working in a dynamic environment with both fast-paced and slower settings,
  • Customer service experience/interest,
  • 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 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.

Emerging Museum Education Fellowship

Applications are closed for the 2018-2019 fellowship. Please check back in Summer 2019 to apply next year.

The Hammer Museum’s Academic Programs Department offers a paid fellowship opportunity for an emerging museum educator during the academic year. The Emerging Museum Education Fellowship program aims to diversify the museum field and reduce barriers among recent college graduates from historically underrepresented groups from acquiring full-time entry-level jobs. The program aims to enrich professional skill-sets of emerging museum educators through on-the-job training, mentorship, and professional development.

The Fellow will work alongside Academic Programs staff in helping visitors of all ages make authentic and personally relevant connections to art, one another, and the world through close looking, dialogue, inquiry, and reflection. As an Emerging Museum Education Fellow, you will deepen your gallery teaching practice and gain in-depth experience developing and implementing tours and programs, especially for youth and family audiences. The Fellow will also learn about museum education theory and practice through ongoing professional development.  

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.