Employment Opportunities

Communications Assistant
(Full-time, Non-exempt)

Job Summary:  Responsible for general office management for the Communications Department staff. The functions of this department include marketing; public relations; community relations; visitor services; gift shop; and information technology.

Essential job functions: Working closely with other Communications Department and Frist Center Staff:
• Support members of the Communications Department including management of schedules when necessary, answering telephone, database maintenance and management, invoice and check request processing, management of job log files, tear sheets, ordering and maintaining departmental supplies.
• Maintain budget “book” and online general ledger tracking all invoices, and expenses for the department. Prepare check requests and purchase orders on timely basis.
• Support Media Relations staff member(s) in making follow-up calls to media, updating media lists, assisting with media previews and other Frist Center events attended by members of the media.
• Assist with coordination and staffing of Exhibition Media Previews as directed.
• Maintain Press Clip files including gathering press clips (when necessary); conducting regular internet searches for digital clips; and organizing and filing clips chronologically and by exhibition/events. Maintain hard copy files and spread sheet of all press clips. Assist other staff members in gathering clips for specific presentations.
• Assume lead responsibility for posting exhibition and event listings to appropriate websites and maintaining and updating digital display screens in Frist Center lobby.
• Maintain department digital photography files, including all credit information.
• When necessary, assist marketing director, community relations manager with online dialogue with social media communities, including assisting marketing director with weekly e-newsletter and “This Week at the Frist” videocast and other video assignments as needed.
• Working with marketing director, coordinate response to various sales leads from Nashville Convention & Visitors Corporation, Tennessee Department of Tourist Development, Music City Center, etc.
• Assist with maintenance of current information on all Communication Overviews which include final listing of all communications efforts for each exhibition.
• Working with exhibition designers and other staff as necessary, produce large-type materials to accompany exhibitions and for general purpose use in the institution.
• Produce professional recaps of all exhibitions, including marketing and communications efforts (press clips, internet clips, collateral, advertising, photographs, etc) for each exhibition to be sent to the lending organization/institution, sponsors, and for in-house records. 
• Maintain list of various promotions, including assigning codes for various discounts, coordinating with various departments and follow up so an assessment can be made about the success percentage of the promotions.
• Maintain Community Marketing log of affinity groups including name, contact, number promoted to, number received, benefit used (GS discount, etc.) Follow up with staff to assess success percentages.
• Field phone and e-mail requests for information about the center and specific programs/exhibitions as needed. Mail or deliver desired materials.
• Assist in copying, collating and mailing of press releases. Coordinate volunteers to assist in this process when needed.
• Assist with staffing of Marketing Council including: correspondence with members and assistants, preparation of materials for quarterly meetings, taking and drafting minutes of Council meetings, distribution of minutes promptly after meetings.
• Assist with staffing of events, including Music at the Frist events on Thursday and Friday evenings, Frist Fridays (monthly in summer months), Member openings, community fairs and festivals.
• Assist with oversight and coordinating of high school and college interns as needed.
• Work with volunteers in a positive and constructive manner.
• Other responsibilities as assigned by department director.

Education:  BA degree in Communications, Art History, or Museum Studies strongly preferred.

Skills and Abilities:
• Excellent oral and written communications skills;
• Knowledge of museum budgeting, planning and marketing.
• Knowledge of Nashville media a plus.
• Excellent typing skills, including knowledge of spreadsheet, word processing, graphics, video editing and other communications-related computer software;
• Ability to work well and closely with people and contribute creatively in a fast-paced, team-oriented work environment;
• Tact and diplomacy;
• Ability to organize own work and work of others;

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.  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 resumes, 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

 

 

Gift Shop Associate
(Full-time, Non-exempt)

Job Summary:  The priorities of every member of the retail team are to meet projected sales goals, provide the very best customer service and expand the customer base for the purpose of supporting the mission of the Frist Center. Working as a group, all staff must be multi-task oriented, flexible, even-keeled, and have the ability to interact easily with the Frist Center’s diverse client base.  Each member of the sales staff is an integral part of our operation and, while all members of the gift shop staff will be familiar with all facets of store operation, individual staff members may be assigned specialties in merchandise or other areas of the retail operation.

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

Specific Job Functions:
• Be familiar with and sell the oft-changing array of merchandise in the Frist Center Gift Shop;
• Work from packing slip and store’s order to receive, mark, and retail all orders; entering all into point-of-sale database;
• Maintain and organize all visual displays and understock to assure that the shop makes a strong visual presentation;
• Assist Gift Shop Manager with clerical duties as needed;
• Assist Gift Shop Manager in visual displays as requested;
• Promote and sell Frist Center Memberships;
• Serve customers and Members in a manner that helps ensure an excellent Frist Center experience;
• Assist Gift Shop Manager in research to identify appropriate merchandise to carry in the Frist Center Gift Shop;
• Assist in preparation of reports as needed;
• Work with volunteers in a positive and constructive manner;
• Assure ADA compliance and be ready to offer accommodation as needed to visitors in the Gift Shop;
• Perform other duties as needed or requested by Gift Shop Manager;

General Job Functions:
• Familiarity with computer software applications relating to retail operation;
• Create and follow through on sales transactions to assure customer’s complete satisfaction;
• Wrap or bag merchandise for customers for carry-out and/or shipment as requested;
• Maintain the cleanliness and order of the store’s retail and off-the-floor work space;
• Organize, maintain, and restock the shop’s on-the-floor merchandise and understock, all inventory and supporting supplies;
• Assist in opening and closing the store as requested;
• Initiate placement of special orders and follow through to ensure delivery and satisfaction;
• Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends as requested;
• Maintain knowledge of Frist Center exhibitions and weekly activities/programs;

Skills and Abilities:
• Experience in retail environment(s);
• Experience in meeting retail revenue goals and individual job goals;
• Knowledge of e-commerce;
• Ability to work well and have positive exchange with customers and with fellow staff members;
• Enjoy hard work and challenge;
• Creativity and adaptability in thought and action;
• Physical and mental endurance;
• Multi-task oriented and willing to do whatever the retail day demands;
• Calm demeanor to in all situations;
• Ability and desire to stay informed of the Frist Center’s exhibitions and activities;
• Ability to help create a positive, energetic environment for all visitors to the Frist Center Gift Shop.

The Center’s retail operation was created as an aesthetic complement to the Frist Center and maintains a high and consistent level of expertise in its operation.  The primary purpose of the Gift Shop is to produce revenue to support the for the Frist Center’s programs and activities.

Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:  College degree or high school diploma with 3-5 years of retail experience.  Museum retail background strongly preferred.  Knowledge of fine and visual arts a significant plus.  Speaking a foreign language a plus.

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

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Demands may include:

• Ability to bend, climb, stoop to assist customers and with staging of the store
• Ability to lift 25 pounds;
• Ability to stand for long periods of time to assist visitors with merchandise.
 

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

 

 

Retail Operations/Gift Shop Associates
(Seasonal, Non-exempt, Nashville Talent Payment)

Job Summary: Provide the very best customer service. All workers must be multi-task oriented, flexible, even-keeled, and have the ability to interact easily with the Frist Center’s diverse client base. 

Specific Job Functions:  
• Be familiar with and sell the many, oft-changing array of merchandise in the Frist Center Gift Shop;
• Assist Gift Shop Manager in visual displays as requested;
• Serve customers and Members in a manner that helps ensure an excellent Frist Center experience.

General Job Functions:
• Familiar with computer software applications as applies to retail operation;
• Create and follow through on sales transactions to assure customer’s complete satisfaction;
• Wrap or bag merchandise for customers for carry-out and/or shipment;
• Must be available to work the following schedule
  - Thursdays 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
  - Fridays 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
  - Saturdays 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
  - Sundays 12:30–5:30 p.m.

Skills and Abilities:
• Must have cash handling experience;
• Multi-task oriented and willing to do whatever the retail day demands;
• Must have a demeanor to remain calm in all situations;

Education and/or Experience:  College degree or high school diploma with 2-3 years of retail experience. 

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Demands may include:

• Ability to bend, climb, stoop to assist customers and with staging of the store
• Ability to lift 25 pounds;
• Ability to stand for long periods of time to assist visitors with merchandise.


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

 

 

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


 

Café Help
(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.

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)

MUST SUCCESSFULLY PASS A BACKGROUND CHECK
ON-SITE PARKING PROVIDED


 

Line/Prep Cook
(Temporary, On-call, Nashville Talent Payment—who is the employer of record)

• Daily preparation of food items in pantry and /or other areas of kitchen;
• Post daily kitchen checklist activities at close of business.
• Maintain sales counter refrigerated food display units. 
• Preparation of daily menu cold foods; washes, peels, cuts, and seeds vegetables and fruits. 
• Preparation of daily hot menu foods. (soups, sandwiches, pizza, specials, etc.)
• Ensure timely preparation of all meals;
• Serves food in proper portion size and temperature;
• Cleans, cuts, and grinds meats, poultry, and seafood.
• Follow proper accident reporting procedures
• Adhere to all health department and safety regulations
• Cleans work areas, equipment and utensils, segregates and removes garbage, and steam cleans or hoses garbage containers.
• Distributes supplies, utensils, and portable equipment.
• Assists kitchen staff with all food and beverage preparation.
• Assists/coordinates catering duties related to event preparation and operation for internal events (i.e. setups/maintaining and removal of food and beverage services and equipment within function spaces);
• Arrive at work at scheduled time;
• Performs additional duties as needed to support food service and special events.

Education/Work Experience:  High School or GED and professional diploma preferred, with at least one year of cooking experience. 

Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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 50 pounds.
• Stooping, bending, kneeling
• Standing for long periods of time.

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

MUST SUCCESSFULLY PASS A BACKGROUND CHECK
ON-SITE PARKING PROVIDED

 

 

INTERNSHIPS
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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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