Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts. The following positions are currently open:

Development Coordinator
(Full time, non-exempt)

Job Summary:  Responsible for general office management for Development staff. The functions of this department include fundraising activities including annual fund, major and endowment gifts, membership, special events, grant writing and sponsorship.

Development Coordinator will utilize Altru development software to input gifts, track, acknowledge, and report on contributions received; schedule appointments, give information to callers, and perform the following duties:

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 Frist Center Staff:

• Assist in processing and maintaining records on gifts and pledge transactions;
• Create and maintain files for donors, members, foundations, projects, and activities;
• Assist in fulfillment of benefits for members and sponsors;
• Compose and prepare routine correspondence;
• Participate in activities aimed at building relationships with prospective donors;
• Assist in preparing and maintaining department budget, and process invoices;
• Procure supplies;
• Prepare outgoing mail;
• Answer telephone and give information to callers or route calls to appropriate staff members and places outgoing calls;
• Perform practical troubleshooting;
• Facilitate communication flow with staff members throughout the department;
• Work with volunteers in a positive and constructive manner;
• Some evenings and weekends required;
• Provide assistance for development duties as assigned.

Education:  Associates or Bachelor’s degree or 3–5 years practical experience in related field(s) preferred. Altru experience preferred.

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;
• Ability to organize and maintain files of correspondence, donors, memberships, etc.;
• Exceptional office management and work-flow skills;
• Excellent practical research skills;
• Detail and precision oriented;
• Highly organized and able to organize the work of others;
• Excellent 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;
• Knowledge of bulk-mail procedures 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

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



Food Service Worker
(Temporary, On-call, Nashville Talent Payment)

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

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

Work Details:
• Pre-opening and prepares Cafe for daily food and beverage sales/service activity to include:  re-stocking supplies, display and coordination of prepared foods, maintains refrigerated display units. 
• Provides excellent customer service by assisting guests with questions regarding food or service.
• Distributes order tickets/calls out hot orders to kitchen staff.
• 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;
• Assists kitchen staff with food and beverage preparation.
• Café visual presentation maintenance: dining room busing, cleaning of tables and chairs; service items & equipment maintenance;
• Performs additional duties as needed to support food service and special events.

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;
• Excellent organizational and production skills;
• Ability to anticipate problems and implement solutions;
• Ability to successfully operate POS system and Food Service equipment;
• Ability to work cooperatively in a collaborative, team-oriented environment;

Job Conditions:  This position may require evening and weekend hours. Work hours are no more than 15-20 per week.

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


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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