Under the direction of the Art Museum Manager and Curator, performs various tasks as necessary to provide educational programming services for the St. George Art Museum.
Essential Functions (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. The list of tasks is illustrative only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.)
Oversees the volunteers during assigned tasks, tours, and events
Assists in marketing and recruiting of volunteers, as well as training of volunteers
Provide customer service in person and over the phone; answering questions and/or referring customers to appropriate staff members
Documents and maintains records for all educational programming, classes, and tours such as schedules, receipts, inventory of supplies, contracts, etc.
Coordinates school tours with the school district and docents/volunteers
Works with Marketing Team to update and maintain the museum website pages for volunteer efforts and education events/programming
Writes, edits and distributes content for the newsletter
Responds to public inquiries providing accurate information regarding various city arts and recreation programs and services
Teaches art classes such as Home School classes, Summer Camps, etc.
Organizes and prepares Artie’s Discovery Center with monthly crafts and activities
Facilitates the monthly Book Club and Art Critique Night
May be delegated tasks normally performed by FT employees
Works programs and special events taking charge in part or whole of assigned programs, events, or facilities
Aids in the promotion and advertising of programs and special events
Registers participants for programs, classes and activities
General office and clerical duties
Copies and prepares various brochures, flyers, schedules, rosters, etc. for distribution
Organizes, cleans, prepares and maintains recreation facilities and other work areas
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing other related duties as needed
Follow all city policies and procedures
Typical Physical/Mental Demands/Working Conditions
Conditions and temperatures may vary depending on the assignment. Requires the use of vision and/or hearing to identify and evaluate emergencies. Must be able to respond quickly and appropriately to emergencies. Requires moderately heavy physical activity exerting 25-50 pounds of force occasionally and/or 10-25 pounds of force frequently. Mental demands of intermittent exposure to stress as a result of human behavior.
Note: Must be available to work weekends, evenings, holidays, and other schedules to help prepare for museum offerings. This is a part-time position with variable hours averaging less than 28 hours per week over a period of twelve months.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Preference given to those with education in arts, education or a related field, specifically having a bachelor’s degree.
Minimum of one year experience working in programs and special events for the St. George Art Museum, or a similar organization, showing adequate knowledge and skill in assigned tasks
Customer service experience preferred
Licenses and/or Certifications:
Must possess a valid driver license. A valid Utah Driver License must be obtained within 60 days of hire and be maintained throughout employment.
Maintain certifications as necessary to have the proper depth of knowledge and experience to complete assigned tasks and responsibilities.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
General Knowledge of museum studies, art history, visual arts, fine arts or a closely related
Human relations, communication, and organizational skills
Art and art museums
Educational programming methods and techniques
Cash register/credit card machine usage
Customer service oriented
Perform Physical Labor
Communicate orally in the English language or on a one-on-one or group setting basis
Prepare written information in the English language using proper sentence construction, punctuation, and grammar
Learn and operate museum specific software
Follow through with assignments with minimal supervision
Work with a team
Operate a motor vehicle safely
Work independently and supervise others
Submit a completed City of St. George Employment Application online at careers.sgcity.org. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis. This Position is open until filled. Refer questions to Human Resources at 435-627-4670. Pre-employment drug screening and criminal background screen are required. The City of St. George is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, national origin, age, disability or genetic information. We make reasonable efforts to provide reasonable accommodation to disabled candidates.