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AUDIO VISUAL PREPARATOR


SENIOR VISITOR SERVICES ASSISTANT


TEACHER ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBER


GALLERY TEACHING FELLOWSHIP


YOUTH TEACHING FELLOWSHIP



AUDIO VISUAL PREPARATOR

Job Title: Audio Visual Preparator
Department: Exhibitions
FLSA Status: Exempt
Employment Status: Full- Time
Union Position: Yes
Grade Level: 3
Salary: $63,672.48
Reports to: Director of Exhibitions

Position Overview
The New Museum of Contemporary Art seeks a skilled professional for the position of Preparator with specific experience working on Audio Visual, digital, and multimedia art projects. The successful candidate will report to the Director of Exhibitions Management and will partner with the Chief Preparator, Production Preparator, and the entire Exhibitions Department to complete the needs of all exhibitions from the planning stage through installation and dispersal. The AV Preparator will work closely with the Chief Preparator, Registrars, Curatorial Department, Operations Staff, and Installation Crew.

Anticipate 40 hours/week, 10:00AM – 6:00PM, Sunday – Thursday. The position requires occasional work on weekends and/ or evenings as required by the Museum’s exhibition installation calendar. The position is union position and is eligible for the Museum’s employee benefits programs.

Primary Tasks/Responsibilities:

•Assists in the overall planning, fabrication, installation, and maintenance of artist projects and exhibitions;
•Manage and execute AV research and installations;
•Responsible for technical aspects of AV setups of exhibitions including planning, production, equipment, and software purchasing, installation, and supervision of outside AV contractors;
•Manage an up-to-date and accurate inventory of in-house AV equipment, resources, and technical infrastructure;
•Maintain a clean and organized AV storage room, and replenish stock of all AV related consumables;
•Assists in the production of exhibition furniture, mounts, crates, and other related elements of an artist project or installation;
•Works in galleries as part of the installation crew for exhibitions, which may include construction, painting, object handling & installation, object lighting, and installation of digital or other media
•Assists in routine maintenance of all exhibitions and artist projects including cleaning, light replacement, paint touch-up, etc.
•Performs routine art handling and occasional transport of art works for Museum exhibitions, artist projects, and other events and activities;
•Guides and assists other Preparators and Exhibitions Crew as needed;
•In coordination with Chief Preparator, maintains stock of departmental supplies of PPE, gloves, general cleaning supplies, lamps for gallery use, and all standard exhibition related consumables.
•Other duties as directed within the scope of the Preparator’s job responsibilities.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Art, Design, or a related field and at least 3 years’ experience working with museum-quality art installations is required. Preparators must be able to move or assist in moving heavy objects (must be able to lift up to 50 pounds) and operate a scissor lift and pallet jack. Qualified candidates must demonstrate proficiency in audio systems and video components, workshop skills and safety, including hand and power tools. The ideal candidate will have a basic knowledge of electrical trade and interest in contemporary art, prior experience with SketchUp, and the ability to work easily with multiple teams across the Museum.

Benefits
We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Reimbursement Program through the Difference Card, Commuter Benefits Program through the Difference Card, Voluntary Short Term Disability Plan and Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, Retirement Plan, and other voluntary benefits.

Paid Time and Holidays Off
We offer full-time employees 15 days of paid time off, 8 sick days off and 13 holidays off as applicable through the fiscal year.

To Apply
Please send a cover letter along with a professional resume to: Exhibitions@newmuseum.org with the subject line “Audio Visual Preparator.”

We recognize that it is highly unlikely that someone meets 100% of the qualifications for a role. If much of this JD describes you, then please apply for this role.



SENIOR VISITOR SERVICES ASSISTANT

Job Title: Senior Visitor Services Assistant
Department: Visitor Services
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Employment Status: Part-Time
Union Position: Yes
Hourly: $21.75
Reports to: Visitor Experience Manager

POSITION DESCRIPTION
The Senior Visitor Services Assistant will assist the Visitor Experience Manager (VEM) in the day-to-day operation of the visitor services desk including opening and closing of the museum lobby and supervising the Visitor Services Assistants. The Senior Visitor Services Assistant reports to the Visitor Experience Manager.

This is a part-time union-represented position subject to terms of the Museum’s agreement with Local 2110, UAW, and is eligible for the New Museum’s employee benefits programs. This position pays $21.75 per hour. Weekends and holidays required. Availability to work Thursdays 1:00pm-9:00pm, Fridays 10:30am-6:30pm and Sundays 10:30am-6:30pm. A varying shift availability of early and evening hours as needed when operation permits.

RESPONSIBILITIES
•Greets and welcomes visitors, providing outstanding professional, enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and friendly service to museum visitors. Monitors and when necessary, assists with visitor flow.
•Address and resolve visitor questions and feedback with professionalism and congeniality; including diffusing situations and escalating to management as needed.
•Supervises visitor services associates ensuring professional and friendly customer service, assists with onboarding new VSAs.
•Assists with the organization and cleaning of work areas including the visitor services desk, office, coat and bag storage area, and brochure storage areas.
•Assists with check-in and admissions for public programming and special events.
•Leads daily opening and closing procedures including cash counting and completing daily and weekly reports.
•Ensures lobby areas are stocked, clean, and prepared to receive visitors prior to opening each day.
•Implements sales promotions such as membership sale and public programs tickets.
•Assists with admission and public program ticket reservations and rebookings.
•Assists in enforcing museum protocol with visitors and internal policies with the V.S. team.
•Assists with coat-check and distributes audio tours / guides to visitors.
•Sells memberships and provides member support.
•Maintains up-to-date knowledge of museum exhibitions, programming, membership benefits, events and museum policies.
•Assists in coordination of visitor traffic flow.
•Provides some reception services for administrative staff.
•Additional administrative duties as assigned by VEM relating to the operation of visitor services.

QUALIFICATIONS
Applicants must have excellent customer service experience and be eager to provide enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and friendly service to museum visitors. Superior interpersonal and customer service skills. A passion for contemporary art is highly desired, and fluency in a language other than English is a plus. Senior Visitor Services Assistants report to the Visitor Experience Manager.

To Apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume to applyvs@newmuseum.org with the subject line “Senior Visitor Services Assistant”
We recognize that it is highly unlikely that someone meets 100% of the qualifications for a role. If much of this role describes you, then please apply.



id=“go-TACM”>TEACHER ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBER

The Teacher Advisory Council (TAC) is a cohort of New York City Public School educators who advise and support the New Museum’s Department of Education and Public Engagement’s mission to cultivate growth—aesthetic, emotional, intellectual, social, and spiritual—through inquiry and to strengthen people’s connections with themselves, one another, and the wider world. The Council collaborates with Museum staff to develop and promote resources and programs for school groups, youth, and teachers, ensuring meaningful, high-quality connections and resources for educators and their students.

Members of the Teacher Advisory Council should represent a range of experiences and identities themselves and in regards to their teaching and learning communities (including diversity of ability, age, ethnicity, gender, nationality, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status). The TAC will be expected to actively contribute to group dialogues, reviewing and embracing Values and Intentions for a respectful and enjoyable space for collaboration. Applicants who bring experience teaching within diverse communities are encouraged to apply. Please discuss your experiences facilitating access and inclusion in your application.

BENEFITS:
•Meet and develop a community of practice with educator peers working in diverse contexts
•A free exhibition tour, or virtual visit for your students, guided by New Museum teaching staff
•$450 stipend (in three payments of $150, disbursed December/February/May/upon completion of the responsibilities outlined below).
•Acknowledgement on the New Museum website as a Teacher Advisory Council member
•Standard New Museum Membership ($70 value; includes free unlimited Museum admission, discounted program tickets, Store and Café discounts, discounted admission for guests, and invitations to Member events)

RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Advisory members commit to one-two years of Council membership
•Attend 6 full advisory committee meetings October 2022 – May 2023 online or onsite per year (2 hours, every other month)
•Contribute an additional estimated 1-2 hours per quarter in the form of email, small group, or 1:1 meetings with staff to provide feedback and collaboration on proposals, brainstorms, lesson plans, programs, and resources to co-plan professional development for educators
•Attend at least three New Museum school and educator program each year, such as guided class visits, professional development workshop for teachers, or Convening for Contemporary Art, Education, and Social Justice programming
•Provide feedback on New Museum school and educator programs and initiatives
•Notify colleagues of education program offerings at the New Museum

Complete this brief application: https://www.tfaforms.com/5001543 and email your resume to educatorprograms@newmuseum.org by the deadline: Monday, September 12th, 2022



GALLERY TEACHING FELLOWSHIP

Gallery Teaching Fellowship
Department: Education and Public Engagement
Employment Status: Part-Time (approx. 10 hours per month); Limited-Term (October 3, 2022 -May 31, 2023)
Union Position: No
Stipend: $800 monthly
Fellowship overseen by: Assistant Director of Education

POSITION OVERVIEW
The New Museum Gallery Teaching Fellowship provides an opportunity for a graduate student to facilitate engagement with New Museum exhibitions. The fellowship is ideal for a person looking to develop their teaching practice with contemporary art. The fellow will lead live, online, and in-gallery programs, which the fellow develops through independent research and consultation with New Museum staff. These experiences feature close looking at the objects and installations on view, incorporating artists’ practices and intersecting with relevant social, political, historical, technological, or cultural conversations. Candidates who are interested in developing creative and experimental tour formats are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the fellow will support the Teacher Advisory Council, a cadre of K-12 educators who learn alongside Museum educators to integrate the arts in their classrooms and create resources to help other educators to do so as well. The fellow will learn a variety of techniques that encourage participants to creatively view, analyze, and discuss art through training sessions and observations.
The fellow will have an exciting opportunity to learn about and engage with the work of emerging artists this fall in the New Museum retrospective exhibition with Theaster Gates and starting in March 2023, with the spring exhibition as well (to be announced).
The fellow will use their specialized knowledge and skills to offer creative, enriching, and accessible experiences with the New Museum’s exhibitions. In turn, the New Museum will provide an immersive experience for developing pedagogical skill as well as opportunities to research exhibition artists and their work. The Assistant Director of Education oversees the Gallery Teaching Fellowship.
QUALIFICATIONS
·Candidates must have one of the following criteria: 1) MA in art history or other area of study with scholarship focusing on contemporary art and be enrolled in a doctoral program; 2) PhD completed within the past three years, with scholarly focus similar to #1; or 3) MA in arts education or an MFA completed within the past three years, with a strong knowledge of contemporary art and teaching experience.
·Candidates must be comfortable with public speaking and have an enthusiasm for engaging a variety of audiences in close looking and critical thought. Candidates should share the ethos of the Department of Education and Public Engagement: to link people with art and ideas, cultivate growth through inquiry, and develop stronger relationships. (More details about the department’s mission, values, and methods are here.)
·Experience teaching and/or leading both in person and online groups is preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Duties include the following:
·Research, plan, and iterate participatory experiences with the fall retrospective of Theaster Gates and spring exhibitions (to be announced) for public and private audiences (approximately 20 hours of research across the fellowship).
·Lead live, online and in gallery tours for both public and private audiences (approximately 3 tours per month minimum with opportunities for additionally compensated private scheduled tours).
·Co-organize Teacher’s Advisory Council (TAC), including outreach, meetings, and planning educator’s resources and professional development with TAC members.
·Engage diverse audiences with a wide range of contemporary art experience.
·Learn and share information about the New Museum’s institutional history, exhibitions, public programs, Membership, and visitor services, as needed.
·Participate in continued training sessions, including occasional meetings with department staff members, and tour assessments for professional development (approximately one hour per month).

SUPPORT
The fellow is required to commit to the position for an 8-month period from October 3, 2022, through May 2023. The Fellow will receive a monthly stipend of $800 as well as a free standard museum membership (membership benefits here). This position does not include healthcare or insurance benefits.

TO APPLY
Please send a cover letter (detailing how the candidates’ experience meets or exceeds the position requirements identified above) along with a professional resume to: epe@newmuseum.org with the subject line “LAST NAME Gallery Teaching Fellowship” (e.g., “Doe Gallery Teaching Fellowship”) by September 5th, 2022.
We recognize that it is highly unlikely that someone meets 100% of the qualifications for a role. If much of this fellowship describes you, then please apply.



YOUTH TEACHING FELLOWSHIP

Youth Teaching Fellowship
Department: Education and Public Engagement
Employment Status: Part-Time (approx. 10 hours per month); Limited-Term (October 3, 2022 -May 31, 2023)
Union Position: No
Stipend: $800 monthly
Fellowship overseen by: Assistant Director of Education

POSITION OVERVIEW
The New Museum Youth Teaching Fellowship provides an opportunity for a graduate student to facilitate engagement between youth and contemporary art, focusing on artists currently or historically exhibited at the New Museum. The fellowship is ideal for a person looking to develop their teaching practice with contemporary art working with the Museum’s flagship youth program, Youth Spectrum Arts (YSA). This program focuses on connections between gender, sexuality, and contemporary art. Enthusiasm for these topics, and for working with LGBTQIA2+ youth, is preferred. The fellow will co- organize and teach programs, for which the fellow develops lessons alongside New Museum staff. This program features close looking at the objects and installations on view, consideration of artists’ practices and relevant social, political, historical, technological, or cultural conversations, and meeting with contemporary artists alongside youth in the program. The youth program culminates in a summer celebratory event, which the youth develop alongside Museum staff over the year.
Candidates who are interested in developing creative and experimental youth programs are encouraged to apply. The fellow will learn a variety of techniques that encourage participants to creatively view, analyze, and discuss art through training sessions and observations. Further, the fellow will learn about facilitating conversations and program development with youth, as well as creating a culminating event. The fellow will use their specialized knowledge and skills to offer creative, enriching, and accessible experiences with the New Museum’s exhibitions. In turn, the New Museum will provide an immersive experience for developing pedagogical skill as well as opportunities to research artists and their work. The Assistant Director of Education oversees the Youth Teaching Fellowship.

QUALIFICATIONS
·Candidates must have one of the following criteria: 1) MA in art history or other area of study with scholarship focusing on contemporary art and be enrolled in a doctoral program; 2) PhD completed within the past three years, with scholarly focus similar to #1; or 3) MA in arts education or an MFA completed within the past three years, with a strong knowledge of contemporary art and teaching experience.
·Candidates must be comfortable with public speaking and have an enthusiasm for engaging a variety of audiences, particularly youth, in close looking and critical thought. Candidates should share the ethos of the Department of Education and Public Engagement: to link people with art and ideas, cultivate growth through inquiry, and develop stronger relationships. (More details about the department’s mission, values, and methods are here.)
·Experience teaching and/or leading both in person and online groups is preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Duties include the following:
·Research and plan lessons with the fall retrospective of Theaster Gates and spring exhibition (to be announced).
·Co-organize and lead Youth Spectrum Arts programs on Tuesdays (in session 2 hours a week) Engage diverse audiences with a wide range of contemporary art experience.
·Learn and share information about the New Museum’s institutional history, exhibitions, public programs, Membership, and visitor services, as needed.
·Participate in continued training sessions, including occasional meetings with department staff members, and tour assessments for professional development (approximately one hour per month).

SUPPORT
The fellow is required to commit to the position for an 8-month period from October 3, 2022, through May 2023. The Fellow will receive a monthly stipend of $800 as well as a free standard museum membership (membership benefits here). This position does not include healthcare or insurance benefits.

TO APPLY
Please send a cover letter (detailing how the candidates’ experience meets or exceeds the position requirements identified above) along with a professional resume to: epe@newmuseum.org with the subject line “LAST NAME Youth Teaching Fellowship” (e.g., “Doe Youth Teaching Fellowship”) by September 5th, 2022.
We recognize that it is highly unlikely that someone meets 100% of the qualifications for a role. If much of this fellowship describes you, then please apply.



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