Gallery Manager PA Hearst Mus of Anthropology
Company: University of California
Posted on: September 12, 2022
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The Gallery Manager and Education Coordinator plays a pivotal role
in the public service mission of the University of California,
Berkeley and the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology by
managing general operations in and around the Museum's Gallery in
the Anthropology and Art Practice Building while also playing a
leading role in the Museum's public programs, research and class
visits. This position reports to the Executive Director and
supports planning and achieving near and long-term goals. This
position manages the day-to-day visitor operations, colonnade, and
patio of the Gallery, ensuring that facilities are clean,
presentable, and secure. Incumbent will greet and host general
visitors, descendent communities, campus students, staff, faculty
members, donors, and Museum advisory council members. Manages
revenue from door fees, stocks and manages the Museum's retail cart
and manages facility rentals. This position recruits and manages a
staff that may include work-study students, docents, interns and
volunteers who assist with visitor services, tours, rentals,
maintenance, and programming. Will be available to work weekends
and occasional evenings.
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: 08/19/2022.
* Manages gallery operations.
* Maintains the gallery, patio and all related facilities in clean
and fully functioning condition.
* Maintains gallery entrance desk, collects admission fees, manages
and stocks gift shop.
* Monitors the security of all public facing spaces and
* Coordinates installation of exhibits and assists with
installation as needed.
* Maintains clear and efficient schedule of gallery space
* Manages daily transactions and makes weekly bank deposits.
* Manages paid and volunteer gallery staff.
* Interviews, selects, trains, manages, coordinates schedules and
assignments and evaluates paid and volunteer gallery staff
* Recruit docent, gallery guides, runs training meetings, secures
content specialists as speakers and coordinates with exhibition
* Responsible for maintaining docent tour schedules and records for
all visiting groups.
* Trains staff in basic gallery operations, welcome desk
management, gift shop cart management and light cleaning
* Manages gallery programs.
* Promotes and facilitates programs for campus, Museum supporters,
descendent communities, and the general public.
* Collaborates with Museum staff to update website content.
* Promotes Museum activities through social media, newsletters, and
various online resources.
* Assists with museum operations and research and class visits.
* Assists with strategic planning, management of program area
budgets and expense reports.
* Assists with gallery data collection for reporting purposes.
* Assists Museum staff with scheduling, facilitating research and
* Program evaluation.
* Evaluates effectiveness of gallery exhibits and programming and
takes steps to improve them.
* Utilizes visitor research techniques including interviews and
* Works with museum staff, supporters, faculty, and community
representatives to assess potential topics and programs.
* Shares results with Museum leadership and staff.
* Reviews exhibits and programs at other museums and educational
institutions recommending and developing partnerships and
complementary offerings at the Museum.
* Thorough knowledge of museum educational techniques.
* Thorough knowledge of the learning characteristics of museum
* Knowledge of best practices in gallery management, visitor
experience, and sales.
* Thorough project and budget management skills.
* Thorough subject area knowledge.
* Subject area knowledge of topics in Anthropology, Archaeology,
Art History, History, Classics, and/or Area Studies.
* Thorough knowledge and skills in training development and/or
* Thorough project management skills.
* Thorough knowledge of emerging educational technologies and
* Strong verbal, interpersonal, presentation and written
communication skills with a wide range of audiences.
* Originality, creativeness and ability to maintain classroom
* Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent
* Continuing education in related field required.
* Degree(s) in Anthropology (or related social science or
humanities field), Education, and/or Museum Studies.
Salary & Benefits
This is a 100% full-time (40 hrs a week) exempt career position,
which is paid monthly and eligible for full UC Benefits. Annual
salary is commensurate with experience within the range of
$68,000.00 - $78,000.00.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by
the University visit:
How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume when applying.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a
background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities.
Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews
information received in the context of the job responsibilities.
The University reserves the right to make employment contingent
upon successful completion of the background check.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more
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