Worcester Art Museum

55 Salisbury St.
Worcester, MA 01609
Website
Email

Date Posted:
November 04, 2021

Region:
Central Massachusetts

Category:
Other

Type:
Part-Time

Gallery Attendant

Description:

Title: Gallery Attendant

Protective Services

Type: Part-time, Non-exempt

Direct Reports: None

Rate: $13.50


Purpose: To provide protection of the collection and safety of guests while providing excellent customer service.

  • Protect the collection by observing guests’ behavior and by being aware of environmental and other threats
  • Provide courteous, simple, and direct assistance and information to guests
  • Be alert for emergencies and hazardous conditions or situations, and assist guests and staff in emergency procedures where necessary; report all observed safety and security incidents to manager on duty or central control room
  • Open and close gallery following set procedures
  • Inspect works of art for damage or changes, immediately reporting findings to supervisor
  • Monitor climate conditions and lighting in galleries, promptly reporting any deficiencies
  • Tidy in-gallery collateral and pick up trash when guests are not present; contact manager on duty for detailed cleaning assistance if needed; report iPad problems to supervisor
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
Qualifications:
  • Requirements
    • Ability to work a flexible work schedule including evening, weekend, and holiday hours
    • Regular and reliable attendance
    • Ability to work well with others and provide excellent customer service to guests
    • Ability to walk and stand for extended periods of time while maintaining awareness
    • History of honesty and integrity
    • Good common sense and the ability to be a calming influence
    • Familiarity with email and web browsing necessary

    EDUCATION:

    High School or equivalent

    EXPERIENCE:

    One year of customer service experience in a public environment

How To Apply:
Please apply on our website: Worcesterart.org 
Apply by:
December 30, 2021
Salary:
13.50
About this Organization:

Collection Information


The Worcester Art Museum creates transformative programs and exhibitions, drawing on its exceptional world-renowned collection of 38,000 works of art spanning 51 centuries. Central to its mission is a focus on audience engagement, connecting visitors of all ages and abilities with inspiring art and demonstrating its enduring relevance to daily life. The Museum’s creative initiatives—from pioneering collaborative programs with local schools, to fresh approaches to exhibition design and in-gallery teaching, to a long history of studio class instruction—provide opportunities for its diverse audiences to experience art and learn both from and with artists.


Location
Centrally located in New England, Worcester is an hour from Boston, Providence and Hartford, an hour and a half from the Berkshires, three hours from New York City, and is convenient to Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine.

The Museum is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.