Museum Shop & Visitor Services Associate
Full-time position working in Museum gift shop and admissions desk Wednesday through Sunday. Retail Sales experience required. Strong computer, cash register, and customer service skills are a must. Competitive wages, excellent benefits, and employee discounts. Please apply if you are energetic, organized, appreciate art, and enjoy working with people. Position open until filled.
Drop off résumé or fill out an application in person at the National Museum of Wildlife Art, 2820 Rungius Road; mail résumé to Steve Seamons, National Museum of Wildlife Art, PO Box 6825, Jackson, WY 83002; or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Programs & Events
Full-time position working with the Museum’s senior staff and reporting to the President & CEO. The Director of Programs and Events is responsible for defining strategies and overseeing the execution of programs for audience engagement that support a superlative visitor experience at the Museum. Activities in the Programs & Events Department encompass the annual Western Visions art show & sale, seasonal events such as plein air festivals, harvest celebrations, holiday events, concerts, lectures, symposia, and films, as well as innovations that improve visitor experience.
The DPE will lead a team whose focus is to encourage and support the engagement of visitors with the museum’s mission to enrich and inspire appreciation and knowledge of humanity’s relationship with nature. The diverse audience base of the museum—including artists, art collectors, educators, researchers, schoolchildren, and the general public—requires a talented and flexible spokesperson with the ability to engage at many different levels of interest and experience. The DPE will base his/her work on best practices in the fields of museum education, visitor studies, and art history. The Director will innovate methods that encourage conversational engagement of visitors with the museum’s nationally significant collections and programs.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in art history, art or museum education, communications, or related field with five years’ experience in a museum setting or comparable experience. Supervisory experience in a nonprofit setting. Ability to work in a team environment as a colleague and as a supervisor. Familiarity with art sales, gallery practices, art collecting, educational practices, and museum education. Familiarity to work with technological communications including social media. Must be computer literate with experience using Microsoft Windows/Office products or similar operating system. Salary Non-Exempt, Full-time w/ Benefits. Monday-Friday with some weekend and evening hours required most months.
Deliver cover letter, résumé, and references to the National Museum of Wildlife Art, 2820 Rungius Road; mail to Steve Seamons, National Museum of Wildlife Art, PO Box 6825, Jackson, WY 83002; or email to email@example.com
We always welcome volunteer applications.
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For volunteer opportunities, please contact:
Carter Cox, Assistant Curator of Education