Employment Opportunities

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


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

Work Summary: The Summer Art Camp Assistant responsibilities include providing instructional support for Summer Art Camp Instructors during camp sessions; assisting with lesson implementation and demonstrating art making techniques, as well as setting up and cleaning up materials and supplies.

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


Job Conditions:  Candidates must commit to the following four weeks during the summer: June 22–26, July 6–10, July 13–17, and July 20–24. SAC Assistants must be available to work either mornings from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. or afternoons from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. SAC Assistants must be available for mandatory orientation training on June 3, 2015, as well as Studio cleanup during the week of July 27–29, 2015.  SAC Assistants are expected to work Monday through Friday either morning or after afternoon shift for the entire duration of Summer Art Camp 2015.

Work Details:
• Support Summer Art Camp instructors in teaching and classroom management, assist with implementation of summer camp activities, and demonstrate art making activities;
• Work directly with the Youth and Family Educator and Assistant Youth and Family Educator to support the pre-camp and after-camp program; 
• Assist with preparation, distribution, and clean up of materials and supplies, organize supplies and keep materials stocked at all times; prepare and distribute art-making supplies efficiently and economically;
• Facilitate positive art making and camp experiences for children ages 5-18 years;
• Develop and employ skills of classroom management by directly supervising campers during pre camp, lunch, and after camp sessions;
• Maintain clear and consistent communication with parents, Frist Center staff members, summer camp instructors, and fellow teaching assistants;
• Assist with set up and display for weekly Friday art exhibitions;
• Work with co-workers to properly staff SAC sessions, including lunch, pre-camp, and after camp program at all times;
• Directly engage with campers: encouraging art making, playing games, and facilitating positive learning experiences throughout daily camp activities;  
• Maintain daily camp information, including sign-in books, SAC exhibition flyers, parking validation, and Parental permission forms;
• Accept projects as assigned by supervisor.

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 5-18 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)
Fax: (615) 244-3339
Mail:
Attention: Sheri Horn, Human Resources Manager
Frist Center for the Visual Arts
919 Broadway
Nashville, Tennessee 37203-3822


 

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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