Employment Opportunities at the Carter

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 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.


· 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.


· 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

Under the supervision of the Security Supervisors, insure the safety of the collection, building, and visitors; assist visitors and ensure 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.

1. 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.
2. Insure visitor compliance with security procedures in a manner that promotes a positive visitor experience.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. Be advised during roll call of special visitors or programs scheduled during your shift; advise your relief of this information.
6. Assist with evacuation from galleries, rescue from elevators, and use of fire extinguishers as required.
7. 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.
8. Maintain confidentiality; other duties as requested.

Supervision Received
Supervision is received from the Security Supervisors; receive directions during each shift from the Control Room Operator on duty.

• 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.
• Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
• Must be courteous and poised when dealing with visitors and staff.
• Must be responsible, reliable, and flexible; able to take initiative, exercise good judgment, and follow instructions.
• Must be able to understand and follow chain of command.
• Must be available to work hours needed to support the security department.
• Must pass post-offer drug screen and background screen.
• 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.
• Must be able to hold a heavy door open for minutes at a time and to climb stairs.
• Must present a neat, clean, and present a professional appearance.
Note: The required uniform and accessories are provided.

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.

Head of Museum Advancement

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art seeks a skilled professional to serve as Head of Museum Advancement assisting the Director of Communications and Development in oversight of all aspects of the museum’s development and membership programs to ensure achievement of annual fundraising goals. The Head of Museum Advancement works with Director of Communications and Development on annual strategy and implementation of the fundraising plan. This plan includes implementation of a major gifts program, direct mail program, acquisition and renewal of museum membership, special exhibitions and grants; including cultivation, solicitation, recognition and stewardship of donors at all levels.


· Provide oversight and direction of annual giving through general membership acquisition and renewal, direct mail, and other direct solicitation of corporate, foundation and individual constituencies. Work with database manager and membership manager to set annual goals and quarterly benchmarks for general museum membership, and Amon Carter Circle memberships. Develop plan for optimal database reporting and mining to reach goals and benchmarks.
· Oversee an aggressive fundraising program to support museum exhibitions and programs. Identify donor prospects and appropriate funding opportunities for current and long-term projects. Prepare proposals with input from administrative and program staff as appropriate and submit to potential funders. Coordinate and lead grant team meetings, ensuring that all mandatory and voluntary reporting requirements are met. Maintain grant calendar and provide information for board and development reports.
· Oversee the Membership Manager and Corporate Relations & Events Manager ensuring that they have clear goals, benchmarks and understand strategy and implementation requirements for their respective areas within the overall Development Department Plan. Works with the entire development department as a team member and facilitates cohesive implementation of all strategies.
· Work with Director of Communications and Development in developing and impending prospect action plans for major gift prospects, coordinating identification through prospect research, to cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.
· Maintain confidentiality of museum and donor information
· Other duties as requested

Supervisory Responsibilities

The Head of Museum Advancement supervises the Membership Manager and Corporate Relations and Events Manager.

Skills and Requirements

· Proficiency with Windows 2K, Office XP and Raisers Edge.
· Proven funding track record, preferably with art or museum focus.
· Experience managing staff, budgets, audit requirements and multiple projects.
· Excellent writing, research, management skills and an understanding of foundation/corporate community and successful communication tools.

Key Characteristics/Traits

· Ability to work congenially and productively with museum staff and external customers.
· Dependable and accountable; focused on quality and accuracy; commitment to delivery on time
· Values integrity, honesty, and ethical behavior
· Collaborative and involves others; establishes strong working relations and promotes productive cooperation.


· B.A. or B.S. degree; CFRE certification a plus.
· Eight to ten years fundraising and development experience, with museum experience preferred.

Other Job Requirements

· Available to work nights and weekends as scheduled.
· Must successfully complete required background and drug screens.

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.