Opportunities

Opportunities

  • Coordinator of Facility Rentals & Special Events

    SUMMARY

    This position supports all aspects of the Museums’ special events department including third party facility rentals and catering for events held at the Museum. This position works with the Tangata General Manager to provide a positive event experience for clients, vendors, and staff. This position reports directly to the CFO and is full-time, hourly, with benefits.

    To apply: Please email your resume, salary history and a cover letter to HumanResources@Bowers.org; no phone calls.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    • Maintain master calendar and update weekly calendar with timelines for events
    • Prepare and maintain all facility rental contracts; collect deposits and payments in a timely manner
    • Conduct walk-throughs with prospective clients as needed
    • Answer phone calls, event inquiries and e-mail communications in a timely manner
    • Secure certificates of liability insurance and other relevant information prior to the event date as needed
    • Track statistics (attendance, expenses, income, etc.) for museum events
    • Prepare detailed facility request forms, maps, etc., for staff who are assisting with the events
    • Coordinate physical set-up and tear-down arrangements for special events
    • Participate in special events planning meetings, sales strategies and outreach efforts
    • Support the marketing team and Tangata GM to sell facility rentals to reach fiscal goals by cultivating and soliciting business prospects for potential special events
    • Other duties as assigned
    • Conduct all responsibilities in a safe manner according to regulations (OSHA, IIPP, etc.)

    QUALIFICATIONS

    To perform this position successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made.

    Education and/or Experience

    High School Diploma, minimum 2 years work experience

    Other Skills, Abilities, and/or Training

    • General computer and office skills, social media
    • Proficient with Microsoft® Office Suite
    • Ability to work extended hours as needed
    • Ability to work weekends
    • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Ability to work within strict deadlines
    • Good interpersonal skills and desire to be a team player
    • Creative problem-solving skills
    • Exceptional customer service skills
    • Excellent written communication skills (i.e. business letter writing, grammar, etc.)
    • Excellent oral communication skills (i.e. ability to deal effectively with others, speak professionally on the phone, etc.)
  • Production Artist

    The primary purpose of this position is to support the Senior Graphic Designer in all aspects of preparing files across multiple platforms, spanning web and print. Must be experienced in the latest Adobe Suite: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Word and others. The Production Artist will produce collateral material that achieves the objectives of the Museum inclusive of flyers, gallery guides, label copy, invitations, newsletters, banner, website and other medium. This position is full-time, hourly, with a great benefit package.

    To apply: Please email your resume, salary history and a cover letter to HumanResources@Bowers.org; no phone calls.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    Under the supervision of the Senior Graphic Designer, the Production Artist will:

    • Be responsible for updating and preflight of graphics and computer-based artwork for assigned internal and/or external communications
    • Prepare images for online and mobile applications
    • Prioritize and schedule incoming design updates and production requests
    • Support development of assets for social media and web-based communication including e-newsletter and websites
    • Catalog and reference art for future projects
    • Proofread all collateral material during all stages of production for grammatical and visual errors
    • Maintain knowledge of typography, design, electronic pre-press, print production and electronic publishing hardware and software (charting, scanning, image retouching, illustration, page layout, etc.)
    • Other duties as assigned
    • Conduct all responsibilities in a safe manner according to regulations (OSHA, IIPP, etc.)

    QUALIFICATIONS

    To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made.

    Education and/or Experience

    High School Diploma and 1- 3 years of work experience in Graphics Production or related field is required.

    Other Skills, Abilities, and/or Training

    • Familiarity with industry terms and processes
    • Proficient with Microsoft® Office Suite, the latest Adobe Suite: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Word and others (video editing experience with Premiere Pro and After Effects, a plus)
    • Experience with digital content such as websites, social media, online advertising and email campaigns and basic knowledge of HTML
    • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Ability to work within strict deadlines
    • Good interpersonal skills and desire to be a team player
    • Creative problem-solving skills
    • Excellent written communication skills (i.e. spelling, grammar, etc.)
    • Excellent oral communication skills (i.e. ability to deal effectively with others, speak professionally on the phone, etc.)
    • Sense of creativity
    • Familiarity with industry terms and processes
  • Security Officer, Part-Time (20 hours per week)

    The Museum Security Officer plays a vital role in the daily operations of the Administration Department to monitor the integrity, safety, and security of all Museum properties. The Security Officer will respond to emergency situations administering first aid or CPR when necessary; interact with and direct outside emergency services while on Museum property; maintain crowd control to ensure the safety and security of artifacts, patrons and staff; ensure compliance with museum policies and procedures; observe, report, and respond to acts which may threaten the safety or security of the facility, its contents, staff, visitors, and their personal property. Under the umbrella Museum Services, Security also assists with Special Event set up and take down; assists Shipping and Receiving with deliveries; and assists the staff as needed. This position requires an individual who will follow directions without question or comment; who is observant; who is willing to confront staff and visitors when security or policy is violated; and, who can work independently under stressful conditions.

    Please email your resume and cover letter to Janet Thompson, Human Relations at jthompson@bowers.org. No phone calls.

  • Volunteer at the Bowers

    Volunteer Application Form

    Please submit your volunteer application with a cover letter of introduction that includes any qualifications and/or experience you may have relating to your area of interest. Email your application and cover letter to HumanResources@Bowers.org.

  • Bowers Internship Program

    The Bowers Internship Program is full; we are not accepting applications at this time.

    Thank you for your interest in joining the Bowers Museum Internship Program! Our goal is to collaborate with talented students from our neighboring colleges and universities to provide an invaluable hands-on complement to their academic experience. The Bowers Museum offers an array of internship opportunities for students of all disciplines.

    Internships are open to undergraduates, graduate students and recent graduates. Internships are year round, and applications are accepted on a rolling basis. We request that all application material be submitted no later than one (1) month prior to desired start date. Interns are requested to commit a minimum of 15 hours a week for a duration of no less than 3 months. Unless noted, internships are unpaid.

    Due to the unique nature of each department, qualifications, responsibilities, and duration of program may vary. Interns are encouraged to conduct all responsibilities in a safe manner according to regulations (OSHA, etc.) For a complete description of museum policies and procedures, please contact Human Resources. Additional information can also be found on the internship application.

    In addition to the internship application, please submit a resume and cover letter detailing the specific departments you are interested in working with, as well as any qualifications and experience you may have relating to your area of interest.

    Internship Application Form

    Please submit your Internship application with a cover letter of introduction that includes any qualifications and/or experience you may have relating to your area of interest. Email your application and cover letter to HumanResources@Bowers.org.