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Manager of Individual Giving

Classification: Full-time, exempt

The Manager, Individual Giving provides leadership to and supports all aspects of the Hammer's Support Groups and Membership Giving programs, with a focus on donors capable of making restricted and unrestricted annual gifts up to $25,000.

This position's efforts result in $1 million of revenue year. This position manages the Hammer Collective (Young Collectors Group), Upper Level Members and the KAMP (Annual Fundraiser).

The Manager is responsible for conceptualizing and implementing membership programs and annual giving campaigns. Executes and manages a fundraising plan that identifies new member/donor prospects and develops strategies for acquisition, renewal, and upgrades to reach annual financial as well as household goals. Maintains pipelines, generates correspondence, conducts research, coordinates meetings and events, and communicates with third-parties. This position will also be responsible for tracking pledges and gifts and acting as a liaison with other departments (communications, curatorial, operations, etc.) as their activities relate to the annual giving and membership. Additionally responsible for fulfillment of member benefits and services as well as oversees records and entries in Raiser's Edge database.

The Manager, Individual Giving maintains a sophisticated and nuanced understanding of current and prospective donors' and members' interests, enthusiasms, connections, and relationships with the Hammer, in order to advance successful engagement, cultivation, and stewardship strategies across the institution. Also utilizes Raiser's Edge database and other analytical tools to develop data driven understanding of members and donors and identify strategic opportunities for growth and enhancement of the programs.

Application: visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition # 30261. 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.

Manager of Annual Giving

Classification: Full-time, exempt

The Manager of Annual Giving supports all aspects of the Hammer's Annual Giving program, with a strong focus on donors capable of making restricted and unrestricted annual gifts at the level of $25,000 and above. This position manages a fundraising plan to cultivate and secure support for the Hammer's individual giving program to support annual operations, with an emphasis on maintaining pipelines, drafting correspondence, conducting research, coordinating meetings and events, and communicating with third parties. The incumbent works closely with the Deputy Director, Advancement and Director, Development to manage the individual giving donor pipeline for annual fundraising and develop and maintain status reports for the Director and Board members. This position will also be responsible for tracking pledges and gifts and acting as a liaison with other departments (communications, curatorial, operations, etc.) as their activities relate to the individual giving.

The Manager of Annual Giving maintains a sophisticated and nuanced understanding of donors' individual interests, enthusiasms, connections, and relationships with the Hammer, in order to advance successful engagement, cultivation, and stewardship strategies across the institution. This person's efforts directly support the frontline activity of the Director of Development, Deputy Director, Advancement, and Museum Director, which in turn generates approximately $5 million in major gift support from individual donors each year.

Application: visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition #30260. 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.

Assistant Preparator

Classification: Full-time, non-exempt

Under the general supervision of the Chief Preparator, perform professional duties specific to art handling; matting and framing works of art; and exhibition installation. Serve as lead preparator on temporary exhibitions as assigned, assuming responsibility for installation from planning to completion. Additionally responsible for handling, hanging, installing, and packing art works according to museum standards for all temporary exhibitions under the supervision of the Chief Preparator. In conjunction with Assistant Preparator and under the supervision of the Chief Preparator, mat and frame all pending works for exhibition and loan, in addition to re-housing the museum's collection for long-term storage. Assist with incoming and outgoing loans for the museum, all daily art movement of the museum's collection and temporary exhibitions, and perform regular maintenance of the museum's exhibition galleries. Ideal candidate must be able to work as team leader on assigned projects as well as collaboratively as part of a team. Employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check.  .

Application: visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition #30174. 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.

Digital Communications Manager

Classification: Full-time, Exempt

Reporting to the Associate Director, Digital Content, the Digital Communications Manager contributes to the Hammer Museum's publicity, media, and outreach efforts by overseeing the daily publishing and tracking of content on the Museum's social media channels, social media advertising, e-marketing, and website. The Digital Communications Manager writes copy daily to populate all digital media platforms, serving as a primary voice of the museum as well as a real-time source of information for museum visitors and the news media. This position acts as a primary liaison to the public, facilitates online community engagement, and is a key contributor to growing online audiences for the museum's acclaimed exhibitions and robust slate of talks, films, performances and other public programs.

The Digital Communications Manager is part of the Communications Department and works with colleagues in marketing, media production, graphic design, and media relations. This position also works closely with all facets of the museum, including the Public Programs, Curatorial, Development and Visitor Experience teams.

Application: visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition #29915. 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.

Accountant

Classification: Full-time, Non-exempt

Date Available: Immediately

Under the direction of the Accounting Manager, the Accountant is responsible for all accounts payable functions for the Hammer Museum. Major accounts payable functions include processing purchase orders and invoices; cutting checks and initiating wire payments; vendor management; performing related accounting procedures; overseeing proper storage and retention of accounting records; and assisting with the annual audit by providing copies of transactions that the auditors request to see. This position will also work closely with the Senior Accountant to cross-train and understand account receivable and revenue reconciliations. 

Application: visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition #29749. 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 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

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.


Human Resources Student Assistant

DEPARTMENT: Human Resources

SALARY: $14.00 hourly

JOB SUMMARY:
The Human Resources Student Assistant position is open to UCLA undergraduate students. This position provides clerical support to the Human Resources department, including but not limited to: supporting the new hire on-boarding process, filing and record retention management, basic data entry, ordering supplies, and general office assistance. May also assist with recruitment activities including on-campus job fairs.

DAYS/HOURS:
Must be available to work during the summer of 2019, and 15–20 hours per week, Monday-Friday between 10 a.m.–6 p.m. during the school year. Must be able to commit to minimum of one (1) academic year.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Registered UCLA undergraduate student in the 2018–2019 academic year.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail, work independently, and follow through on assignments.
  • Excellent written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to discreetly and tactfully recognize and handle sensitive and confidential information
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and work availability to [email protected] and include "Human Resources Student Assistant" in the subject line, by Friday, May 24, 2019. 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.


IT Student Assistant

DEPARTMENT: IT 

SALARY: $14.00 hourly    

JOB SUMMARY:
The incumbent will assist with technology-related troubleshooting for the Hammer Museum. This will include assisting staff in resolving helpdesk tickets, which may include issues with: Windows 7/Mac OSX, Microsoft Office, networking and WiFi, Internet connection, printer, toner, etc.

Experience with configuring devices such as iPhones, iPads, VOIP phones a big plus. Disk imaging and backup experience a plus.

DAYS/HOURS: Approximately 15-18 hrs/week, or as needed for operations. Must be able to commit to a set schedule each quarter.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Reliable, punctual, and ability to work independently;
  • Strong customer service and organizational skills;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Interested in computers and technology;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel;
  • Office experience a plus

To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and work availability to [email protected], with “IT Student Assistant” 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.

 


Frontline Ambassador

DEPARTMENT: Visitor Experience

SALARY: $13.50 hourly

JOB SUMMARY STATEMENT:
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.

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.