Brandeis University415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453
Date Posted: October 07, 2021
Region: Eastern Massachusetts
The Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University seeks to hire two Gallery Attendants that will provide visitors the museum an engaging cultural experience while also ensuring the protection of the art on exhibition. The Rose Art Museum seeks to provide an engaging cultural experience for visitors, and Gallery Attendants, as the museum’s ambassadors, stand at the forefront of providing that experience. Gallery Attendants are responsible for representing the Rose with warmth and professionalism; welcoming and tracking visitors; providing visitors information on exhibitions and programs; protecting the works of art on view; securing the building; and ensuring the safety of staff and public by strictly following security protocols.
This position is 32.5 hours a week.
Skills & Qualifications:
Required: High School graduation or GED. Some guard experience in a cultural institution.
Two years of college level education relating to visual arts. One to
three years' experience in an art museum or general museum/gallery or
major library. One year experience using a personal computer. 6-8 plus
month's prior experience as a Gallery Assistant in a cultural
institution, or Brandeis University experience.
organize and command authority to achieve necessary response in
emergency situations. Direct patrons and other museum staff to ensure
proper museum protocols are followed.
communication skills. Ability to organize and command authority to
achieve necessary response in emergency situations. Equivalent
combination or relevant education and experience may be substituted as
appropriate. Must be able to walk and stand for several hours at a time.
Available to work weekends and evenings, with occasional overtime
assigned with little to no advanced notice.
The Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University is among the
nation’s premier university museums dedicated to 20th and 21st century
art. A center of cultural and intellectual life on campus, the museum
serves as a living textbook for object-based learning, a home and
resource for artists, and a catalyst for artistic expression, scholarly
innovation, and the production of new knowledge through art. With
its international collections, changing exhibitions, and diverse
public programs, the Rose affirms and advances the values of freedom
of expression, academic excellence, global diversity, and social
justice that are the hallmarks of Brandeis University.
A free service of Mass Cultural Council.
Homepage banner image: Detail of glassworks by Carrie Gustafson (Mass Cultural Council Crafts Fellow ’11).