Employment Opportunities at the Carter

Development and Grant Coordinator

The Amon Carter Museum seeks a full-time Development and Grant Coordinator. The grant Coordinator position will report to the Head of Museum Advancement with additional supervision from the Corporate Relations and Event Manager. This role will support the Development Team in prospect research, creating grants and corporate support concepts and submissions, letters of inquiries, proposals, reports, and other communications to meet departmental and organizational goals and objectives. Coordinates the pre-award planning, organization, preparation, and post-award administration of various grants, ensuring compliance with regulatory, funding agency, and policy requirements.

Responsibilities

· Standardize corporate/foundation, state and federal research and prospecting methodologies to support short- and long-term development goals and objectives.
· Identify, develop and maintain prospects to support development team members in building out an ongoing plan for grant submissions.
· Provide research and tools to engage new and lapsed foundation donors through various forms of communication to enhance development efforts.
· Serves as a liaison between museum staff and granting agencies in preparation of grant proposals, ensuring submissions are in accordance with granting agency requirements.
· Maintain a specialized database for recording and tracking grant proposals, awards, and related statistical information.
· Serve as the grant administrator by coordinating, monitoring, and reporting on post-award grants to ensure budgeting and administrative policies, procedures, and agency requirements are being followed.
· Create, review and submit grants compliance reports to ensure optimal positioning and language.
· Maintain confidentiality of all museum information and records

Supervisory Responsibilities
None

Skills and Requirements

· Advanced proficiency in Word, Power Point, and other office applications.
· Ability to develop and produce grants and other proposals.
· Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
· Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and/or projections.
· Knowledge of grant funding policies and procedures and applicable local, state, and federal regulations in addition to community funding sources.
· Excellent written communication and organizational skills; excelling in composition, spelling, punctuation and grammar.

Key Characteristics/Traits

· Strong time and project management skills, with the ability to juggle multiple projects, timelines, and priorities.
· Able to work in a professional museum environment and interact professionally and effectively with fellow team members.

Qualifications/Education

· Previous experience working with cultural institutions required.
· Raiser’s Edge experience preferred.
· Experience with budget development and management.
· Thrives in collaborative and energetic environment.
· B.A. or B.S. degree.
· Proven experience in non-profit and development fields.
· 3 – 5 years in non-profit development work required.

Other Job Requirements

· Some evening/weekend work required.
· Must pass required background check and drug screen.

To apply send cover letter, resume, and employment references to Human Resources, 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76107, fax (817) 665-4315, or email human.resources@cartermuseum.org. EEOC.

Events Support Staff, Part-Time

Provide assistance with museum events. The work schedule varies and may average five to twenty hours per week, with hours from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Responsibilities

· Assist with preparation and provide support during events including exhibition receptions, cultivation dinners, public programs, and corporate events as directed by the Museum Events Manager or Events Assistant. Must carry and maintain radio contact when on duty.
· Arrange tables, chairs, place settings, floral arrangements and event equipment.
· Assist with cleanup and breakdown after the event, mindful of the special nature of the art museum environment
· Maintain inventories of event supplies, table service, silver, linens and paper items.
· Assist with oversight of caterers and vendors on-site.
· Inform the Museum Events Assistant or Manager of any safety hazards or repairs necessary for event equipment.
· Assist with event-related cleaning requests.
· Submit hours worked on timesheet for approval and payroll in a timely manner.
· Assist with emergency and evacuation procedures if requested.
· Other duties as assigned.
· Maintain confidentiality.

Skills and Requirements

· Food Handler Certification required (class provided); Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) certificate preferred.
· Must follow proper food-handling etiquette and direction regarding preparation, handling, storage and disposal of food.
· Must be able to stoop, lift, and carry objects not exceeding 25 pounds. Job requires long periods of walking and standing.
· Must be able to read and understand museum safety instructions and signage; must follow all museum regulations and instructions.
· Good personal grooming and professional etiquette required at all times.

Key Characteristics/Traits

· Must be responsible, reliable and available to work the schedule necessary to support museum events scheduled early mornings, during the day, in the evenings and on weekends.
· Excellent time management skills needed to perform duties according to deadlines and report to work timely when scheduled.
· Must take direction well, follow instructions, and work without supervision.

Qualifications/Education

· High school diploma; college or trade school certification required.
· Prior VIP event experience preferred.

Other Job Requirements
· Satisfactory completion of post-offer drug screen, physical, and Food Handlers Certification required. The required uniform and radio will be provided. The Carter Museum campus is smoke-free.

To apply send cover letter, resume, and employment references to Human Resources, 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76107 fax (817) 665-4315, email human.resources@cartermuseum.org. EEOC.

Gallery Attendant Part-Time

The Amon Carter Museum of American seeks a Gallery Attendant on a part-time basis. A Gallery Attendant under the supervision of the Security Supervisors, insures the safety of the collection, building, and visitors; assist visitors and ensures they feel welcome in the museum; assist in emergency situations as assigned. Work closely with Visitor Services Representatives to provide visitors with a positive and memorable experience at the museum. This is an essential staff position.

Responsibilities

· Welcome and assist visitors with a high level of customer service, providing a welcoming and friendly environment for the visitors to enjoy their museum experience.
· Observe museum visitors in all situations making sure that they do not touch or endanger works of art, paying particularly close attention during special events with large numbers of visitors present.
· Insure visitor compliance with security procedures in a manner that promotes a positive visitor experience.
· Provide visitors with brief information as needed, which may include information on directions, exhibitions, special events, and the cultural district; refer more in-depth questions to the Visitor Services Representative; furnish/reinforce museum rules regarding photography in the galleries.
· Regularly observe surroundings to detect damage to the museum structure or works of art. Report evidence of damage to Security Supervisor or Control Room Operator immediately.
· Be advised during roll call of special visitors or programs scheduled during your shift; advise your relief of this information.
· Assist with evacuation from galleries, rescue from elevators, and use of fire extinguishers as required.
· Provide security for other locations in the building or grounds; accompany outside vendors and contractors to behind-the-scenes locations and supervise them as they work. Assignments may occur on Mondays or outside regular museum hours.
· Maintain confidentiality; other duties as requested.

Skills and Requirements

· Ability to interact and approach visitors without hesitation.
· Ability to communicate professionally, courteously, and effectively with a wide range of visitors, volunteers, and staff.
· Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
· Must be able to understand and follow chain of command.
· Must be available to work hours needed to support the security department.
· Must be able carry and operate a fifteen-pound fire extinguisher.
· Must be able to assist persons requiring a wheelchair.
· Must be able to hear normal conversation; prosthetic acceptable.

Key Characteristics/Traits

· Friendly, courteous, engaging presence with all museum visitors, including children, families, and adults of all ages and abilities.
· Friendly, courteous, engaging presents with museum staff.
· Must be responsible, reliable, and flexible; able to take initiative, exercise good judgment, and follow instructions.

Qualifications/Education

· High school diploma or equivalent; college courses preferred.
· Proper conversational use of English language required (bilingual skills helpful); must be able to transmit clear messages via radio. Must be able to read and understand written security and safety material.

Other Job Requirements

· Must pass post-offer drug screen and background screen.

To apply send cover letter, resume, and employment references to HR Manager, 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76107 fax (817) 665-4315, email human.resources@cartermuseum.org. EEOC.