Part-Time MoMA PS1 Gallery Associate
Gallery Associates serve as MoMA PS1’s representatives within the museum and in the exhibition spaces, and facilitate a positive relationship between art, audience, and the museum. Gallery Associates are expected to provide a high level of customer service and develop a strong familiarity with MoMA PS1 history, relevant past exhibitions, long-term installations, programs, and current exhibitions. In conjunction with all museum staff, they help ensure the safety of the artwork and visitors in the building during museum public hours and museum events. The Gallery Associate requires two shifts per week.
Gallery Associates report to the Manager of Visitor Engagement. They also regularly take direction from Visitor Engagement Coordinators.
Bachelor Degree or current students preferred, or equivalent experience. Minimum of 1 year experience in visitor services, hospitality, and/or sales, or an acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent customer service and communication skills, including ability to present information effectively in one-on-one and group settings, and to facilitate a positive and inclusive dialogue with the audience. Strong interest and engagement with contemporary artistic practices and/or museums. Proactive observation and awareness abilities, including ability to foresee potential problems and escalate to appropriate level. Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to work effectively and collegially as part of a larger team in both daily operations and in large scale event. Ability to work Holidays, as required by exhibitions and special events.
This position is permanent and full-time. Benefits include 20 days paid vacation leave, 10 days paid sick leave, 10 paid holidays, and three paid personal days, as well as participation in a 401(k), life insurance, medical/health (including visual and dental), and pension plan.
How to Apply
Please send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com and include the job title in the subject line.
Please be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the open positions. Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at MoMA PS1.
MoMA PS1 is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.
Job Categories: Museum and Gallery. Job Types: Part-Time. Job Tags: administration, arts, associate, exhibition, gallery, MOMA, and museum. States: New York.
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