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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.

Accounting Manager

Classification: Full-time, exempt

Date Available: Immediately

The Accounting Manager manages the Hammer Museum's day-to-day accounting functions and month-end closing process, including all required journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, and financial statement preparation. Incumbent reports to the Director, Finance and HR and assists in the annual preparation and regular oversight of the Museum's $25 million budget; provides guidance and oversight for accurate recording of the Museum's financial transactions; manages a variety of funds including general funds, contracts and grants, gifts and endowments, and sales and service funds; provides financial reporting and tracking of payroll, the Hammer Store, and café operations; provides fiscal guidance to all Museum departments; develops, oversees, and enforces general and Museum-specific finance and accounting policies and procedures; and provides direction, supervision, training and guidance to Finance staff. This position is responsible for overseeing the department's accounts payable activities. Additionally, the incumbent supports the Director, Finance and HR on year-end audit and 990 & 990-T tax return preparation, as well as other special projects.  

For full job description, please visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition # 29611.

Application: visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition # 29611. 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.

Security Officer

Classification: Full-time, non-exempt

Date Available: Immediately

Responsible for safeguarding the Museum's collections, temporary exhibitions, property, employees, and visitors through highly proactive, appropriately preemptive, and immediately responsive action. Inspects and patrols all Museum spaces on foot, including onsite and offsite event and program spaces; monitors and operates computerized alarm, access, and closed circuit television systems; watches for, reports, and addresses potential security and safety hazards and problems; checks entrances and exits; and performs dispatch duties. Maintains and files security logs and reports, and performs other Security duties as assigned by Supervisors and management.    

For full job description, please visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition # 29612.

Application: visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition # 29612. 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.

CURATORIAL AFFAIRS ASSISTANT

The Curatorial Affairs Assistant assists with Museum academic programs and curatorial projects. The position provides critical support to the Academic Programs and Curatorial Departments.

Works closely with the Academic Programs staff members on the development and implementation of educational programs. Assists in the development and management of logistics and tracking for educational programs and projects for K-12 school and external audiences. Duties include program recruitment, reports and evaluation, and scheduling community engagement activities. Supports the development of educational tours by providing research, administrative and logistical support for the execution of these programs.

Curatorial duties include assisting with recurring tasks such as inventorying and cataloging exhibition collateral, research and preparation for meetings, updating various archive and management tools for exhibitions and publications, letter preparation, special mailings, database management, rights and reproduction request fulfillment, and special projects, as needed.

Application: visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition #29638. 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.

Senior Custodian

Classification: Full-time, non-exempt

Date Available: Immediately

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). 

For full job description, please visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition #29493.

Application: visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition #29493. 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.

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 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 Lead (Part-Time)

The Visitor Experience Lead oversees Frontline Ambassadors and volunteer staff for daily operations, public programs, and special events. The VE Lead assists the VE department with administrative duties and projects as assigned.

Frontline Ambassadors direct, assist, engage, and monitor patrons in a positive, courteous, and professional manner to provide a seamlessly-welcoming visitor experience. Primary responsibilities include, serving as an information resource on all facets of the Museum, including exhibitions, artists and artworks, public programs and events, membership program, ticketing, and communicating policies.

Requirements include the following: exceptional customer service abilities; ability to engage patrons in a positive, professional, and courteous manner; ability to exercise good judgment; ability to maintain calm demeanor in challenging situations; excellent written and oral communication skills; polished and professional interpersonal skills to interact and effectively deal with Museum VIPs, Museum and University staff and students, and visitors of diverse backgrounds; flexibility with working hours and scheduling; ability to work evenings and weekends. Preferred: interest in museums, arts, culture, and/or art history; prior experience working in a theater setting and/or special events. Approximate number of hours per week: 15-18*.

Application: please email resume to [email protected] and include "VE Lead" 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.

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].

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.

 

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.