Employment Opportunities

Major Gifts Coordinator
(Full-time, Non-Exempt)

Job Summary: The Major Gifts Coordinator is a member of the Development team that facilitates strategies to increase donor investment in the Frist Center. This person coordinates the Circle membership program (annual member gifts $1,000 and above) and cohort groups initiatives; along with serving as a contact for Frist Center Circle members and cohort groups. The Major Gifts Coordinator is an integral part of the donor identification, cultivation, solicitation, and recognition process.

The following duties are normal for this classification. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Essential Job Functions:
• Assists in implementing Circle membership acquisition strategies including development of membership materials, direct mail and other direct marketing activities;
• Assists in implementing strategies for Circle membership renewal; works directly with Development Council members to increase Circle memberships;
• Coordinates with the Associate Director of Development to identify Circle prospects and works with the Executive Director and Associate Director of Development to assign prospects;
• Engages coordinating Friends groups engagements, membership maintenance, and correspondence facilitation;
• Utilizes Altru database to manage prospects, enter research data, and track progress for membership and major gifts;
• Assists in overseeing budget for Circle and Friends memberships;
• Assists in long - and short-term cultivation/solicitation plan in keeping with overall development and institution goals;
• Perform other duties as assigned or requested by the Associate Director of Development.

Education:  Associates or Bachelor’s degree; two+ years of work experience in a development office. 

Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to represent the Frist Center to donors, potential donors, and the general public locally, regionally, and nationally;
• Ability to contribute creatively in a team-oriented workplace;
• Excellent practical research skills;
• Detail and precision oriented;
• Ability to effectively problem solve
• Excellent verbal and writing skills;
• Highly skilled with computer applications, particularly Word, Excel, and Altru;
• Discretion and ability to maintain confidentiality;
• Knowledge of a non-profit and/or exhibition organization a plus;

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Demands may include:

• Lifting materials up to 25 pounds
• Stooping, bending, kneeling
• Standing for long periods of time
• Working at computer for long periods of time
• Working extended hours when needed

Interested candidates should send their resume, references and salary requirements to:

Frist Center for the Visual Arts
919 Broadway
Nashville, Tennessee 37203-3822
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or Fax: (615) 244-3339
Attention: Sheri Horn, Human Resources Manager

 

Membership Coordinator
(Full-time, Non-exempt)

Job Summary: The Membership Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Assistant Director of Membership and Visitor Experience in the creation and execution of campaigns to retain existing members and grow the overall number of member households, including on-site, mail, email, and digital campaigns. The Membership Coordinator assists at the Member Services desk, and processes new and renewed memberships, responds to member inquiries, and fulfills member benefits. The Membership Coordinator also assists in maintaining integrity of the membership database, Altru.

The following duties are normal for this classification. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Essential job functions:
• Assists in database management including batching daily membership transactions, updating constituent information, and ensuring data integrity in Altru;
• Assists in coordinating the printing and mailing of membership cards;
• Supports Assistant Director, Membership and Visitor Services, and is thoroughly knowledgeable with membership services, benefits, and policies;
• Uses Altru database to track members numbers, member visits, giving patterns, retention, and to evaluate membership trends;
• Assists in developing strategies to utilize technology in membership process from acquisition to retention;
• Develops and implements strategies for membership renewal and upgrades, working closely with the Assistant Director of Membership and Visitor Services;
• Provides support for other departmental projects and activities;
• Manages and maintains accurate records on membership, including acknowledgements, mailing lists, membership lists for publications, and other reports as needed;
• Serves as the primary point-of-contact for membership inquiries, including all telephone and email correspondence directed toward the membership office pertaining to new memberships, renewals, upgrades, replacement cards, and online orders.  Processes all new memberships and renewals that originate via telephone and provides backup support to the Visitor Services team for on-site membership purchases and the Database Management team for web and mail transactions.
• Works effectively with volunteers in development capacity;|
• Coordinates Avant-Garde membership program and stewardship activities;
• Performs other duties as assigned or requested;
• Assists Assistant Director of Membership and Visitor Services in the development and execution of any stewardship events for members.

Job Conditions: This position will require evening and weekend hours from time to time.

Education: The ideal candidate will have a B.A. / B.S. degree or higher, or equivalent professional/leadership training in the field.

Skills and Abilities
• Ability to work creatively, cooperatively, and effectively with Frist Center staff with programs that will enhance the organization’s profile in the community.
• Excellent interpersonal, writing and communication skills;
• Exemplary computer skills in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint;
• Altru, Tessitura, The Raiser’s Edge, or similar CRM program experience is strongly preferred
• Willingness to provide exceptional customer service;
• Ability to organize and maintain files with attention to detail;
• Ability to adapt to varied duties;
• Ability to prioritize and multi-task;
• Enthusiasm for being a team player

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Demands may include:

• Lifting materials up to 25 pounds
• Stooping, bending, kneeling
• Standing for long periods of time
• Working at computer for long periods of time

Interested candidates should send their résumé, references, and salary expectations to:

Frist Center for the Visual Arts
919 Broadway
Nashville, Tennessee 37203
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or Fax: (615) 244-3339
Attention: Sheri Horn, Human Resources Manager

 

 

Education Assistant
(Full-time, non-exempt)

Job Summary: The Education Assistant is an important member of the education and outreach department providing support to the related programs and reports directly to the Director of Education and Outreach. The successful candidate is comfortable with budgets, juggling multiple projects and priorities, thrives on organization and structure, is at ease with technology, is adaptable to changing priorities, is a team player, and has excellent customer service skills. Some weekends and evenings required.

The following duties are normal for this classification. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Essential Job Functions:
• Answer and appropriately direct e-mails and general telephone calls to the Education and Outreach Department. Provides information about education and outreach programs to the public, members, volunteers, and staff.
• Maintain office operations with timely filing, ordering supplies, and drafting correspondence.
• Assist with preparing material for grants, councils, or advisory groups.
• Prepare budgets and assist in ongoing budgeting process, including tracking current and upcoming expenses, processing invoices, monitoring expenses and revenues; work collegially with accounting department.
• Schedule and coordinate meetings, prepare minutes and correspondence for departmental councils and other advisory committees as needed; participate in outside meetings as related to education programs. 
• Coordinate travel arrangements, itineraries, and process contracts for outside lecturers and presenters.
• Provide support for and monitor audio tours and other educational technology such as iPads and iPods, and communicate issues to Information Technology staff.
• Familiar with Microsoft Office suite and at ease learning new software programs, i.e. for scheduling and registration programs.
• Support the Education Coordinator as needed for education and outreach programs, registrations, activities, and website updates. 
• Support Volunteer Services Manager with intern applications, updating the online information, and assisting with events.
• Monitor Art Library and Resource Center resources; ensure that supplies, books and media resources are current; and the space is orderly.
• Works with staff and volunteers in a positive and constructive manner.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Education:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.

Work Experience:  Preferred minimum of three years administrative assistant experience in a professional office.

Skills and Abilities:
• Good written and oral communication skills; 
• Accurate typing/keyboarding with excellent word processing and computer skills; 
• Ability to take initiative and prioritize tasks; investigates and solves problems; good organizational, time management, and analytical skills; 
• Knowledge of basic accounting and budget procedures; 
• Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously; 
• Ability to work with close attention to detail;  
• Ability to contribute creatively in a team oriented workplace;  
• Ability to work effectively with people on a personal level, with tact and diplomacy;
• Ability to maintain discretion with personal, privileged, or confidential information.
• Well versed and at ease in current computer applications; comfortable learning new software and scheduling applications.
 
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Demands may include:
• Lifting materials up to 25 pounds.
• Stooping, bending, kneeling
• Working at computer for long periods of time.


Interested candidates should send their resume, references and salary requirements to:

Frist Center for the Visual Arts
919 Broadway
Nashville, Tennessee 37203-3822
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or Fax: (615) 244-3339
Attention: Sheri Horn, Human Resources Manager

 

 

Graphic Designer 
(Full-time, Exempt)

Job Summary: This position is responsible for the design and implementation of a wide-range of institutional print materials and signage. The graphic designer works closely with the publications team to develop the quarterly member newsletter and other design elements that promote the center’s exhibitions and programs.  This team member plays a vital role in communicating clear and enticing messages to our audience.

The following duties are normal for this classification.These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Essential Job Functions:
• Design print materials, which may include member newsletters, invitations, educational brochures, fundraising materials, catalogues, flyers, print ads, and posters
• Design digital files for use in promoting exhibitions and events on social media and various other screen-based platforms
• Design signage to clearly communicate with museum visitors
• Participate in collaborative planning and design development processes
• Solicit and evaluate multiple quotes from outside vendors, contractors and printers
• Manage project development and production schedules for assigned tasks
• Participate in departmental budgeting
• Tracking of project expenses compared to budget
• Work effectively with volunteers and interns
• Coordinate projects with outside contract designers when necessary
• Build consensus across different departments for cohesive design programs

Education:
Bachelor degree in Fine Arts, Graphic Design or equivalent. A background in art history is a plus.

Work Experience:
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years of experience in print-based graphic design and production.  Experience designing within a museum environment is advantageous.

Skills and Abilities:
• Excellent skill in developing, planning, and implementing high quality graphics
• Strong portfolio demonstrating design work in a variety of areas
• Strong page layout and typographical skill
• Knowledge of printing techniques, including offset, digital, and large scale output and on-press supervision
• Be versed in both digital and photographic techniques and their utilization in printing production
• Strong working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (In Design, Illustrator, and Photoshop)
• Strong communication skills, both oral and written
• Ability to contribute creatively in a team-oriented workplace
• Ability to comfortably manage a broad array of projects
• Excellent work-flow organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
• Excellent problem-solving skills
• Detail and precision oriented

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Demands may include:

• Lifting materials up to 25 pounds
• Stooping, bending, kneeling
• Standing for long periods of time
• Working at computer for long periods of time


Interested candidates should send their portfolio, résumé, references, and salary expectations to:

Frist Center for the Visual Arts
919 Broadway
Nashville, Tennessee 37203
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or Fax: (615) 244-3339
Attention: Sheri Horn, Human Resources Manager


 

Wide Area Network (WAN) Administrator
(Full-time, Exempt)

Job Summary:
The Wide Area Network Administrator is primarily responsible for supporting and maintaining the hardware critical to the operations of every department in the institution. This vital team member removes technical barriers for the Frist Center’s staff and enables them to maintain the workflows necessary to effectively achieve the goals stated in our mission.  This position provides on-site, end-user support and training for the information technology and audio and visual systems of the Frist Center 

The following duties are normal for this classification.These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Essential Job Functions:
Under direction of the Digital Strategy Manager and in collaboration with IT and client staff:
• Manage and maintain all of the core hardware of the Frist Center, including Desktops, Servers, Networking, Wireless, and Firewall Equipment.
• Develop maintenance processes to ensure all hardware is patched, updated, and configured correctly.
• Document and implement a technology roadmap for Frist Center employees.
• Monitor rolling assessment of Frist Center employee's technology needs to determine budgets and timelines for implementation.
• Attend technology related meetings as required and contribute as needed.
• Work in conjunction with the Applications Specialist to cross-train on critical functions of The Frist Center.
• Work with volunteers in a positive and constructive manner.
• Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:
Work within a Windows Active Directory Server Environment, VMWare, Cisco Technologies, including networking and firewalls. Must be able to document and communicate to a wide range of users. Must be able to accommodate a flexible work schedule and to work weekends and after hours when necessary.

Beneficial Experience:
Office365, Windows Deployment Services, Cisco UCS, Nimble Storage, Datto

Education:
Bachelor’s or associates degree in computer science or a related field preferred.  Equivalent work experience, technical training, and industry certifications may substitute.

Work Experience:
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years of experience in an information technology office environment.  Experience in a museum environment a plus.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Demands may include:

•  Lifting materials up to 40 pounds
•  Stooping, bending, kneeling
•  Standing for long periods of time
•  Working at computer for long periods of time


Interested candidates should send their resume, references and salary expectations to:

Frist Center for the Visual Arts
919 Broadway
Nashville, Tennessee 37203-3822
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or Fax: (615) 244-3339
Attention: Sheri Horn, Human Resources Manager


 

Food Service Worker
(Temporary, On-call, Nashville Talent Payment -- who is the employer of record)

Work Summary: Takes Café food and beverage orders and prepares the order(s) by performing the following duties. 

Work Details:
• Provides excellent customer service by assisting guests with questions regarding food or service.
• Prepare food and beverage orders
• Operates POS register system, (credit card and cash transactions, collects vouchers for service) and keeps record of transactions.
• Performs daily food service checklist duties to maintain operating standards and cleaning and sanitation criteria.   
• Follow and uphold all food safety and handling procedures required by government and Frist standards;
• Café visual presentation maintenance: dining room busing, cleaning of tables and chairs; service items & equipment maintenance;

Education/Work Experience:  High School preferred. Experience in food and beverage service a plus.  Basic computer skills desired.

Skills and Abilities:
• Excellent customer service skills within food services;
• Excellent interpersonal skills;
• Ability to successfully operate POS system and Food Service equipment;
• Ability to work cooperatively in a collaborative, team-oriented environment;

Job Conditions:   Work hours are no more than 20-29 per week. Must have flexibility to work:
• Monday through Friday 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
• Thursday and Friday evenings from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
• Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
• Sundays from 12:00 noon to 5:30 p.m.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Demands may include:
• Lifting materials up to 25 pounds.
• Stooping, bending, kneeling
• Standing for long periods of time.
• Working at computer for long periods of time.
 

To be considered: Complete a Frist Center application at the Frist Center Café, 919 Broadway, and Nashville, TN 37203 or email resume to: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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ON-SITE PARKING PROVIDED

 

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In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Frist Center will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

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