Hammer Museum

Manager, Gallery Operations

Employment type
21 days ago
Los Angeles

Manager, Gallery Operations
Full-time, Exempt
The Hammer Museum delivers exceptional experiences to a diverse audience of approximately 250,000 visitors annually. The Manager, Gallery Operations is responsible for building and managing a team of 3-4 part-time Leads and 70-100 part-time UCLA student Gallery Ambassadors to ensure visitors have a positive and safe in gallery experience while enjoying exhibitions and art works.
This position will foster a culture that honors, respects, and strives to ensure the highest level of care for our diverse and varied visitors as well as the art work we present in our galleries. The successful candidate is able to build trust and work effectively across departments and divisions to ensure the Hammer gallery experience is among the top in the world.

The Hammer Museum at UCLA believes in the promise of art and ideas to illuminate our lives and build a more just world. Located in Westwood, the Museum welcomes the UCLA campus community and over 250,000 visitors annually to experience its exhibitions and programs. Devoted to the public it serves, the Hammer's Ambassadors Program provides visitors with enjoyable interactions with UCLA students while giving students meaningful work experience that fosters a renewable set of skills and commitment to social engagement. These students serve as representatives of the Museum and the University by greeting patrons, facilitating their visit, and providing information as needed. Hammer Ambassadors can be found in key visitor touchpoints such as welcome desks, galleries, public programs, store, and events. Students gain specialized knowledge and experience in customer service, art appreciation, art protection, sales, and other life skills that will prepare them for future employment.

To apply

Visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition #30735. Please submit an online application as instructed. Due to the volume of resumes that we receive, we are regretfully unable to respond to phone calls and emails regarding the status of applications and the recruiting process.