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Walker Art Center

Gallery Assistant

Location: MN - Twin Cities Metro
Type: Part Time
Category: Visitor, retail and event services

City: Minneapolis, MN
Salary: $15 / hr.
Website: https://walkerart.hiringthing.com/job/238250/gallery-assistant
Is this a remote / work from home position?: No

Job description

The Walker Art Center is more than a museum.
• We commission and present pioneering contemporary art;
• We foster collaboration among visual, performing, and media artists;
• We engage diverse audiences in the excitement of the creative process;
• We serve communities by inspiring and encouraging social and civic dialogue and participation; and
• We are home to the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

The Walker places the highest priority on the visitor experience and strives to provide a supportive and respectful environment for all who visit this remarkable institution. All visitor-facing teams share responsibility for greeting our visitors and providing assistance in ways that support extraordinary experiences and repeat visits.

The Walker seeks two (2) part-time, Gallery Assistants to monitor galleries and other public spaces, protecting the art work, while acknowledging visitors and staff in a friendly, polite manner. Gallery Assistants check for admission tabs, provide information to visitors, enforce visitor guidelines and assure safety.

This work is contracted through a separate company, Common Sense Building Services (CSBS); these positions are co-employed with the Walker Art Center. While we have two (2) immediate openings, we are also seeking a pool of qualified candidates for periodic employment throughout the year.

Hours & Compensation: 18-24 hours per week; $15/hour, non-exempt; Thursday through Sunday.

Qualifications or requirements

Qualifications include high dependability, professional demeanor and a strong customer service orientation. Ability to work with a wide range of personalities and people across a variety of cultures and generations. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. An interest in Walker programming and events is preferred. Ability to pass a criminal background check is a condition of employment.

How to apply

Apply directly to the link in this posting or by going to walkerart.org/jobs.