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Martin ArtQuest Worker (On-call, Non-Exempt, Nashville Talent Payment)


Nashville Talent Payment is the employer of record for this on-call position.

Work Details:
On-call, Nashville Talent Payment workers are responsible for the support of self-directed learning and art making experiences by visitors of all ages in the Martin ArtQuest Gallery, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts’ interactive gallery.  Responsibilities include maintaining the successful daily functioning of the space and all components – art making and technological.  Workers use the highest level of interpersonal and communication skills to demonstrate excellent and outstanding customer service and volunteer relations.  Evening and weekend hours are required, as well as administrative holidays. Weekly scheduled hours will be 15 to no more than 20.


Essential Job Functions:
• Work directly with the Assistant Educator of Experiential Learning to support the implementation of activities and stations in the Martin ArtQuest Gallery;
• Facilitate positive self-directed learning and art making experiences for intergenerational learners;
• Model excellent and outstanding customer service and volunteer relations;
• Monitor, assess, evaluate, and make adjustments to the interactive gallery to provide a safe learning environment for visitors of all ages;
• Ensure the safety of the original works of art;
• Receive and organize supplies and keep stocked at all times, including the literature rack; prepare and distribute art making supplies efficiently and economically; coordinate supply list with Martin ArtQuest facilitators;
• Maintain technology components in Martin ArtQuest Gallery;
• Maintain Martin ArtQuest Gallery in a clean and orderly fashion throughout the day;
• Maintain a basic understanding of Frist Center exhibitions.
• Work with Frist staff, Nashville Talent Payment workers, and volunteers to properly staff Martin ArtQuest Gallery at all times;
• Oversee volunteers and their interaction with the public, and assist with training and provide daily support to them; review volunteer training manual regularly;
• Maintain regular and open communication regarding daily operations of Martin ArtQuest Gallery with the Assistant Educator of Experiential Learning and members of the Martin ArtQuest team;
• Accept projects as assigned by supervisor;

Education: Bachelor's Degree in education, art education, or studio art preferred.

Work Experience: One to two years experience in a school or museum environment or relevant experience.

Skills and Abilities:
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work directly with casual museum visitors, teachers, and students;
• Ability to contribute creatively in a team-oriented workplace;
• Flexible and adaptable to working in a dynamic and changing work environment;
• Knowledge and experience in current computer hardware and software, and art materials and resources;
• Strong time management skills and organizational skills;
• Ability to prioritize tasks, make informed decisions, and trouble-shoot in a dynamic environment;
• Ability to communicate effectively via verbal and electronic interaction;
• Ability to work effectively with public and staff on a personal level, with tact and diplomacy.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by workers 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.

Interested candidates should send their resume:

E-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or Fax: (615) 244-3339


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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