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SITE Guide [Part Time]
SITE Santa Fe is looking for engaging, articulate, and reliable individuals with experience in customer service to become SITE Guides (SGs). Every moment that SITE is open to the public, SGs are available in the galleries to dialogue with visitors and lead tours of the exhibitions. These staff members serve as the faces and front lines of SITE and will be expected to be knowledgeable about contemporary art, SITE’s history, and the artists & exhibitions shown at SITE. SGs must be comfortable working as educators for the museum as well as monitoring the safety of the artwork, building, and visitors. SGs are scheduled Wednesdays through Sundays and will be expected to stand for up to 3.5 hours at a time. Fluency in Spanish, Tewa, and/or Diné is preferred but not required.
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED THROUGH 5 PM ON November 27, 2017 or until position is filled. Please submit a cover letter stating why you are the ideal candidate for the position, and resume to: Amanda Lee, email@example.com. No phone calls.
Executive Assistant [Full Time]
SITE Santa Fe is seeking an experienced Executive Assistant to support the office of SITE’s Director & Chief Curator.The Executive Assistant will be responsible for overseeing the overall administration of the Director’s office. Responsibilities include: maintaining and coordinating the Director’s calendar, travel, and accounting; overseeing Board relations including supporting Board and Committee Meetings; and providing support related to curatorial affairs, development, and community and donor relations.The successful candidate will be organized and professional, be able to multi-task with ease, and have experience working in museum or non-profit administration. Experience with databases, strong attention to detail and accuracy, and excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential.
This position is full time with benefits. The Executive Assistant reports to the Director and Chief Curator. Salary DOE. Position begins in mid-December 2017. Send resume and cover letter to Amanda Gould at firstname.lastname@example.org
New Volunteer and Internship Opportunities
SITE Concierges Volunteer Program
To help us welcome audiences in our new building, SITE is developing a new volunteer force to join our front lines as concierges. SITE Concierges will add an important new dimension to SITE’s customer service, hospitality, and public face. SITE Concierges will offer support to the SITE staff on the floor each day by welcoming visitors, orienting them for their visit, providing information about membership, helping shoppers in the SITE store, and, for tourist visitors, providing advice about their visit to Santa Fe.
The ideal SITE Concierge is someone who is outgoing, has a passion for contemporary art, loves Santa Fe, and appreciates and understands the value of great customer service. Some of the activities during a shift might include: welcoming visitors and providing an overview of our exhibitions, contemporary art in general, and the new features of our building; assisting visitors in the SITE Store; and offering advice to tourist visitors about other activities including restaurant recommendations, other museums or galleries to visit, and other advice about enjoying their time in Santa Fe.
The training program for our SITE Concierges will offer continuing education in contemporary art, SITE’s exhibitions and programs, and the highlights of Santa Fe’s tourist attractions and history. Training will additionally include customer service and hospitality best practices, SITE front desk operations, SITE store merchandise familiarity, and overview of SITE’s Membership program.
SITE Concierge training will begin in late August. The position requires a commitment of one 3-4 hour shift per week. Full time and part time Santa Fe residents encouraged to apply. Send letter of interest to Susie Young at email@example.com. More information here.
SITE Internship Program
SITE Santa Fe offers dynamic opportunities for young students and professionals to gain valuable skills relevant to today’s museum careers. Internship applications are accepted for Spring, Fall, and Summer terms in the following areas: Exhibitions and Curatorial, Events and Development, External Affairs, Digital Media, and Education and Outreach.
In addition to the projects and training received in specific departments, interns are provided with many educational opportunities throughout the program. For each term, interns are scheduled to meet with senior staff members from each department. These meetings are informal opportunities for the interns to learn about how each department functions as well as the diverse career paths taken by SITE’s staff. Interns are also given opportunities to engage with other interns and organizations in Santa Fe and the surrounding area.
To apply follow this link. Applications for Fall 2017 will be accepted through September 1. Inquiries may be directed to Amanda Lee, Education Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 505.989.1199, ext.14.