Career Opportunities

Visitor Experience Facilitator

The Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas, TX is seeking individuals with a passion for the arts and an even stronger passion for customer service to join the team as a Visitor Experiences Facilitator, who is responsible for ensuring every guest at the museum has a meaningful experience. As the face of the museum, the Visitor Experiences Facilitator is responsible for engaging visitors in galleries, selling admissions tickets, promoting memberships, and providing information about the museum’s collection, special exhibitions, and the community at large.  

Key Responsibilities: 

• Visitor Empowerment – Inform every visitor of the exhibitions on view, resources available including family guides, sensory bags, touch boards, large print binders, etc. 
• Visitor Engagement – Move throughout the museum and discuss works on view with visitors. Provide anecdotes and additional information when needed. 
• Admission Sales – Greet every visitor and make sure they are aware of the different price categories. Inform visitors of special discounts and promotions.
• Membership - Document each member visit in the database. Mention membership to all guests who are not members and renewals with members who are within the renewal window. Stay up to date with current member benefits and events.
• Information Point - Be the main point of contact for the customer queries related to facilities, exhibitions and the community at large and provide excellent customer care. Stay up to date on current and upcoming exhibitions and events at the museum and throughout the Dallas Arts District. 

Essential Requirements: 

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
• A commitment to providing the highest level of customer service. 
• Previous experience in a museum or customer related environment, ideally in a box office, membership, or retail environment. 
• A strong interest in art and culture desirable. 
• As a highly visible representative of the museum, it is essential that all Visitor Experiences Facilitators are polite, professional, dependable, responsible and committed individuals. 
• Minimum Education: High School Diploma or GED

Work Environment: 

• General office environment including work throughout the Museum’s facilities (galleries, conference rooms, and exhibit halls) and outdoors.
• Significant computer and telephone work. 
• Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, and climbing stairs with occasional lifting up to 20lbs.
• Position is part-time with a minimum 18 hours per week.  

Submit Cover Letter and Resume to: rguthmiller@nashersculpturecenter.org

Internships

Curatorial Intern

The curatorial internship provides an excellent opportunity for a motivated undergraduate or graduate student to gain experience in a range of curatorial activities, including exhibition preparation, gallery installations, documentation and research projects involving the Sculpture Center’s permanent collection, as well as publication projects and special exhibitions. Applicants must have excellent written and oral communication skills, be very organized and able to work independently. Art History majors with an interest in modern and contemporary art are preferred. The internship is unpaid, but can be taken for college credit if your program allows.  Dates and hours are flexible, but the internship requires a commitment of 15-25 hours per week.  To apply, please send a cover letter and résumé to Jed Morse at jmorse@nashersculpturecenter.org

External Affairs Intern

The Nasher Sculpture Center External Affairs internship provides an excellent opportunity for a motivated undergraduate or graduate student to serve as an important team member of the external affairs team and learn about marketing and public relations within a small cultural institution. Interns are responsible for working directly with the external affairs team on daily activities relating to events, marketing and public relations, including writing press releases, proofreading and editing marketing materials, and assisting with event coordination. Applicants must have excellent writing and oral communication skills, be very organized and able to work independently. Knowledge of visual arts preferred. The internship is unpaid and for credit, 15-25 hours per week. Please submit a cover letter and resume via email to lsimek@nashersculpturecenter.org.

Development Intern

The Nasher Sculpture Center's Development Department invites candidates with a strong interest in fundraising for the arts, and in particular fundraising in a museum setting, to apply for a Development Internship.

The Nasher's Development Internships provide a broad overview of a museum's fundraising operations while allowing each intern the opportunity to focus on their specific area(s) of interest, which generally include: membership and annual giving, special events, database management, prospect research, foundation giving, and / or corporate giving.

Applicants must be strong communicators, organized and detail-oriented, self-motivated, and have a passion for the arts. Interns are usually enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate arts management, studio art, or art history program. Dates and hours are flexible, but interns usually commit to 10 to 25 hours per week. Development Internships are unpaid but do include Arts District parking and a complimentary Nasher Membership.

For a summer internship (June through August), please apply by March 1. For a fall internship (September / October through December), please apply by June 1. For a spring internship (January through April / May), please apply by October 1.

To apply, please email a cover letter outlining your interests and qualifications, along with a resume, to James Jillson, Membership Manager, at jjillson@nashersculpturecenter.org.

 


 

Fellowships

We do not have any available positions at this time.