Weekend Gallery Attendant

ICA San Francisco

ICA SF seeks a Gallery Attendant to join our team. Applicants must be available to work on Saturday and Sunday; occasionally, weekday shifts may be available, as well as extended hours for special events. The Weekend Gallery Attendant position requires a welcoming demeanor, attention to detail, and finesse when balancing guest needs and general museum policies. You will work closely with the Programs Manager + Curatorial Associate, Director of Learning + Partnerships, and other Front of House staff members to maintain a welcoming and streamlined museum experience.

  • Proactively greet visitors upon entry, monitor the galleries to guarantee the safety and security of the visitors and artwork

  • Provide visitors with a positive museum experience by answering questions about exhibitions, the museum, events, and membership opportunities

  • Ensure patron safety by administering emergency procedures when necessary; assist with emergency response situations according to museum policies

  • Promptly report violations of museum policies, accident reports, and hazardous conditions to the supervisor

  • Assist with opening and closing of ICA SF galleries including daily inspection of art and facilities, the monitoring of gallery electronics/interactive materials, maintaining supplies in the reception area; promptly reports concerns to supervisor

  • Assist with sales and restocking of ICA SF merch and memberships on an as-needed basis

  • Assist with set-up and breaking down event equipment, including but not limited to AV equipment, chairs, tables, etc, and other general facilities responsibilities

  • Assist in additional program support and crowd management during events, programs, and group tours

  • Assist with gallery and visitor evaluations as requested

  • Attend security and emergency procedure training as necessary

  • Other Duties as assigned

  • Possess excellent speaking, and interpersonal communication skills with people of all ages and backgrounds

  • Willingness to learn museum policies and calmly respond to emergency procedures

How to Apply

Please send resume and a brief introductory email to Thea Anderson

Posted on January 17