Employment Opportunities

Bilingual (Spanish) Visitor Services Associate
(Full-time, Non-exempt)

Job Summary:  The Frist Center seeks an outgoing reliable individual to join our Visitor Services/Membership department. This individual will be responsible for selling daily admission tickets and memberships, issuing audio tours, providing information on programs and events, and creating a highly positive experience for guests that is conducive to repeat visitation, membership conversion, and positive word of mouth for the Center. In addition to these general visitor services responsibilities, this position would also include responsibilities for translation and promotion of the Frist Center to Spanish-speaking audiences. Full-time employees need to be flexible and available to work weekdays, weekends, evening, holidays, member previews, and Frist Fridays.

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: Working closely with other staff of the Frist Center:
• As a member of front-line staff, provide positive customer service experiences to all guests, assisting anyone who appears to need general guidance
• Sell daily admission tickets, audio tours, and memberships
• Actively promote and sell memberships to reach monthly goals
• Interact with our guests to ensure that the visitor experience is productive, informative, and enjoyable. Strive to create meaningful connections and fulfilling experiences for guests at all times
• Provide general information about the Frist Center, its exhibitions, programs, and events
• Ability to translate exhibition and visitor services materials from English to Spanish, including assisting Communications with press releases, website and promotional materials
• Serving as “on-air” spokesperson, from time to time, for Frist Center in Spanish-language media
• Assist in development of Spanish-language content for http://www.fristcenter.org and on-site plasma screens
• Representing Frist Center, from time to time, at community events where Spanish is the predominant spoken language
• Update member information in the database management system (Altru), including but not limited to gift batching and entering member contact information. Must be familiar with computer software applications in general
• Must have an ABC card within 30 days of hire date. The Frist Center will facilitate this process
• Work with volunteers in a positive and constructive manner
• Perform other duties as assigned

Skills and Abilities:
• Have a basic knowledge of customer service best practices and possess strong communication skills
• Fluency in Spanish and English a must
• Enjoy working with the public, meeting new people, and working with volunteers
• Ability to learn and use the Center’s database management software (Altru)
• Applicants should be reliable, flexible and personable
• Must have a demeanor to remain calm in all situations and resolve any visitor/member complaints in an efficient and proactive manner
• Have the desire to develop a working knowledge of the exhibitions and history of the Frist Center and its activities

Education and/or Experience: High School graduate or GED preferred.  Previous experience at a major attraction, hotel, sports arena or performance venue is ideal.

Qualifications:   To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform certain essential duties satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodation will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential duties.
• Fluency in Spanish language and English.   Knowledge of Nashville’s Spanish-speaking community a plus;
• Hospitality: Visitors Services Associates are the primary communication channel between the Frist Center, its members and the general public. Every person working for the Frist Center will be expected to exhibit professional manner and demonstrate excellent customer-service skills while on duty.

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

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

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

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

 

 

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

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.  The Martin ArtQuest Facilitator uses 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 20 to no more than 25.

Essential Job Functions:

Work directly with the Assistant Director for 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 as individuals, in family units, and in large groups;
• 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;
• Manage the Martin ArtQuest Gallery during both slow and peak visitation, utilizing volunteer resources and time management skills to ensure an orderly environment.
• Work with co-workers to properly staff Martin ArtQuest Gallery at all times; Maintain regular and harmonious communication regarding daily operations of Martin ArtQuest Gallery;
• Maintain Martin ArtQuest Gallery in a clean and orderly fashion throughout the day; Maintain all technology components in Martin ArtQuest Gallery;
• Supervise volunteers in their support of Martin ArtQuest Gallery and their interaction with the public, and assist with training and provide daily support to them; review volunteer training manual regularly; Work closely with the Volunteer Services Manager to maintain open communication about volunteers and their schedules;
• Maintain inventory by assisting with receiving orders, organizing supplies and keeping storage spaces clean and orderly. Coordinate supply lists with other MAQ facilitators and communicate supply needs to the Education Coordinator;
• Organize supplies in Martin ArtQuest and keep stocked at all times, including the literature rack; prepare and distribute art making supplies efficiently and economically;
• Gain knowledge and understanding of upcoming exhibitions through attendance at designated education programs in support of related Martin ArtQuest Gallery activities;
• 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 of all ages and great diversity;
• 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 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.

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

Interested candidates should send their resume:
E-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or Fax: (615) 244-3339

 

 

Summer Art Camp Assistant
(Temporary, On-call, Non-exempt, Nashville Talent Payment)

Work Summary: The goal of the summer art camp (SAC) assistant is to provide a welcoming, safe, educational environment for SAC participants. Under the guidance of the assistant director of experiential learning, SAC assistants provide support to the SAC  coordinator and instructors, as well as the participants and their families. SAC assistants are responsible for the daily supervision of SAC participants, studio prep, cleanup, and supply maintenance, and assisting with lesson implementation, exhibition tours, lunch time, and breaks.  Nashville Talent Payment is the employer of record for this temporary, on-call position.

Eligible candidates must be available between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on the following dates: May 11, June 5¬-7, June 12–16, June 19–June 23, July 3¬–7, July 10–14, and July 17–21, July 24–28

Work Details:
• Assist with pre-camp studio preparation and organization;
• Arrive promptly and ready to work with a positive attitude;
• Maintain a welcoming, supportive environment for parents, children, and staff;
• Follow Frist Center policy and protocol, as well as the Frist Center Core Values;
• Maintain clear, consistent, and respectful communication with parents, Frist Center staff members, SAC coordinator, instructors, and fellow teaching assistants;
• Facilitate positive art making and camp experiences for SAC participants;
• Develop and employ skills of classroom management by directly supervising participants during studio sessions, lunch, exhibition tours, pre-camp and post-camp care, breaks, etc.;
• Provide positive solutions for problem resolution, encourage dialog, and seek support for behavioral and disciplinary discussions;
• Support instructors in classroom management, assist participants with the successful completion of projects;
• Assist with preparation, distribution, and clean up of materials and supplies, organize supplies and keep materials stocked at all times; distribute art-making supplies efficiently and economically;
• Prepare materials, supplies and studio materials before camp begins and assist preparing the studio for the next class;
• Directly engage with campers: encouraging art making, playing games, and facilitating positive learning experiences throughout daily camp activities;  
• Maintain daily camp information and communication, including sign-in books, SAC, parking validation, and parental permission forms;
• Ensure projects are completed, identified, and prepared for participants to take home when completed;
• Facilitate parent drop-off and pick-up of participants in an organized manner
• Assist with end-of-camp studio organization and clean up;
• Accept projects and additional activities as requested by SAC coordinator and instructors;

Education/Work Experience:  Some college preferred with at least one year of experience in education, art education, or studio art.

Skills and Abilities:

• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work directly with children ages 5-10 years;
• Ability to contribute creatively in a team-oriented workplace;
• Flexible and adaptable to working in a dynamic and changing work environment;
• 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, including parents, children, and staff on a personal level, with patience, tact and diplomacy;

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.

To be considered, send resume and cover letter via email with “SAC Assistant” in the header to:
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or Fax: (615) 244-3339

 

 

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. 

MUST SUCCESSFULLY PASS A BACKGROUND CHECK

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 or College preferred with at least one year of experience in food sales and service fields. 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 be available to work:
• 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)

 

 

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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