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The Currier Museum of Art has openings for the following positions. Please read the job descriptions carefully before applying.


HUMAN RESOURCES & OPERATIONS ASSISTANT

The Currier Museum of Art seeks a Human Resources & Operations Assistant. This is a 28-hour per week part-time position reporting to the Director of Operations & HR. The primary focus of this role will be on HR, including recruitment, processing new hires, conducting orientations, record-keeping, employee relations, benefits administration, file and data management, and publishing a bi-weekly employee e-newsletter.  This position will also provide administrative support to the Events and Café department, and as backup to the Executive Assistant to the Director.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 2 years administrative support experience, preferably in an HR department. Prior events experience a plus..
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; proofreading skills necessary.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and interact with individuals at all levels of the organization and to function effectively under pressure.
  • Team orientation and the ability to collaborate across departments. Consensus builder.
  • Creative thinker and solutions-based problem-solver, with the ability to function independently, exercising discretion and good judgment in handling sensitive or difficult human resource issues.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills, positive attitude, sense of humor, with a commitment to professionalism, confidentiality and ethical behavior.
  • Superior organizational skills with a high attention to detail; proven ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously while meeting deadlines in a busy environment.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office and Constant Contact; strong computer database and recordkeeping skills essential. Prior HRIS or payroll-processing preferred.

A complete job description is available upon request. Please send letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements to resumes@currier.org.

No phone calls please! EOE

 

GRAPHIC DESIGN & SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIALIST

The Currier Museum of Art seeks a Graphic Design & Social Media Specialist, reporting to the Director of PR/Marketing, to create communications and strategies that will engage a variety of audiences and to promote the Museum’s collections, special exhibitions, educational programs, special events, Art Center, Winter Garden Café and Museum Shop. The Graphic Design & Social Media Specialist will lead all social media communications and graphic design efforts to increase the Museum’s visibility, attendance and membership, and will design the Currier’s print publications for all departments.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 2-4 years of experience in Social Media, Communications and Graphic Design. Prior experience or interest in visual arts a plus.
  • Strong design skills and comfort working on projects for both print and the Web.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; public speaking and proofreading skills necessary.
  • Creative thinker and solutions-based problem-solver.
  • Superior organizational skills with a high attention to detail; proven ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks simultaneously to meet deadlines in a busy environment.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite CS6 or higher, especially Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat and Bridge
  • Familiarity with Mac and Windows, Constant Contact, basic to intermediate HTML and CSS, and CMS-based websites
  • Knowledge of current trends and best practices in Web work to ensure SEO; and in Social Media to enhance audience engagement.

A complete job description is available upon request. Please send the following to resumes@currier.org:

  • Letter of interest
  • Résumé
  • Salary requirements
  • PDF- or Web-based portfolio of work reflecting your ability to:
    • create magazine-style publications
    • fuse text and image beautifully via both print- and Web-based content
    • offer engaging content for social media

No phone calls please! EOE

 

MANAGER OF INDIVIDUAL & CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP

The Currier Museum of Art seeks a Manager of Individual & Corporate Membership, reporting to the Director of Development, to create and implement strategies to attract new members, retain current members and deepen member engagement at all levels. The successful candidate will manage all aspects of the Museum’s individual and corporate membership programs, including solicitation, cultivation, retention, stewardship and coordinating recognition events. Must have proven leadership skills, demonstrated excellence in customer service delivery, and the ability to develop innovative ideas and programs to acquire new members and improve fundraising efforts.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 3-5 years of experience in a member-based organization. Successful development/fundraising experience in a non-profit setting a plus.
  • Advanced PC proficiency and prior database experience required (Raisers Edge or Altru preferred).
  • Creativity and entrepreneurial spirit with superior organizational skills and a high attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines in a busy environment; solutions-oriented with the ability to meet goals.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, team-building and relationship management skills, with a commitment to confidentiality and ethical behavior.

A complete job description is available upon request. Please send letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements to resumes@currier.org.

No phone calls please! EOE

 

MUSEUM EDUCATOR & LEAD INTERPRETER

The Currier Museum of Art seeks a Museum Educator & Lead Interpreter, reporting to the Director of Art Education, to oversee the content development, design, operations, training and evaluation of interpretive materials and tours for school and adult groups visiting the museum & Frank Lloyd Wright Zimmerman House. The Museum Educator & Lead Interpreter will serve as the lead educator on gallery and special exhibition interpretation in partnership with the Curatorial Department, and will conduct ongoing research on the collections, recent acquisitions and special exhibitions to provide rich tour content relating to the museum’s collections and exhibitions. The successful candidate will design content for a strong tour program to fulfill the Currier’s mission to “provide stimulating, diverse and enjoyable encounters with original works of art” and will train and cultivate an established group of volunteer docents to meet that vision.

Qualifications:

  • MA in Art History or Education required, with advanced knowledge of best practices in art museum education and tour and volunteer management.
  • Must have proven success developing interpretive tours for a variety of audiences, including visitor-centered, participatory gallery interpretation materials.
  • Excellent verbal, written and public speaking skills; strong interpersonal and relationship management skills required.
  • Previous experience working with volunteer docents is essential; management experience is preferred.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.

A complete job description is available upon request. Please send letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements to resumes@currier.org.

No phone calls please! EOE 

 

MUSEUM SECURITY OFFICERS (part time)

The Currier Museum of Art seeks part time security officers to ensure the protection and safety of our 72,500 sq. ft. Museum, providing a safe and secure environment for the museum’s collections, properties, facilities, visitors and staff while delivering superior customer service. Successful candidates will have previous security and customer service experience (prior law enforcement or criminal justice experience a plus!), high attention to detail, strong interpersonal and communication skills, sound judgment and decision-making, and ability to respond effectively in emergency situations.

Position requires standing for long periods of time, climbing stairs, and ability to lift/move up to 50 lbs.  Must pass a criminal background check, have a valid driver’s license, and be available nights and weekends. 

Please send letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements to resumes@currier.org or mail to Human Resources, Currier Museum of Art, 150 Ash Street, Manchester, NH 03104. 

No phone calls please.  EOE

  

GUEST SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE

The Currier Museum of Art seeks an enthusiastic customer service-oriented part time Guest Services Representative to greet guests, answer questions and provide information, work in the Museum Shop and promote Museum Membership. The successful candidate will have experience in retail sales and merchandising, be creative, dependable, efficient, articulate, organized with a high attention to detail and accurate cash handling; and most importantly, have a proven track record of providing exceptional customer service. Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Office products, have experience with Point of Sale software, and the ability to learn other software applications (prior experience with ticketing software a plus!) Weekday and weekend hours available, occasional evenings.

Please send letter of interest and resume to resumes@currier.org.

No phone calls please. EOE.

 

CAFE COUNTER CLERK (part time)

The Currier Museum of Art seeks a part time (15-20 hours per week) Café Counter Clerk to greet café guests, take orders, run the POS system, serve food, bus tables, and assist the Café Manager with food preparation. The successful candidate will have previous restaurant/café experience, be dependable, organized, efficient, and articulate; and most importantly, have a proven track record of accurate cash handling and providing exceptional customer service.  Schedule will include regular weekday and weekend lunch hours and some Thursday evenings.

Please send letter of interest and resume to resumes@currier.org.

No phone calls please. EOE.

 
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