Wave Hill is seeking a part-time gallery greeter for three days/week. 

This year, three contemporary art exhibitions on view include: Eco-Urgency: Artists Make the Case in the spring, The Shadow in the Sun: Ross Bleckner and Zachari Logan in the summer and the 23rd Annual International Exhibition: American Society of Botanical Artists, hosted by ASBA and Wave Hill. There will also be seven sunroom projects by Priscilla Aleman, Gyun Hur, Gracelee Lawrence, Salvador Muñoz, Tiffany Jaeyeon Shin, Zachary Skinner, Shoshanna Weinberger.

Responsibilities: Reporting to the Curator of Visual Arts, the gallery greeter orients visitors to the gallery and Wave Hill, engages them with the artwork on view and ensures that visitors are respectful of the art. 

  • The greeter monitors and assists with care of the artworks. 
  • The greeter gives tours to the public and private groups. Staff will provide background on the exhibitions/artwork and the basic training to lead tours for the general public. 
  • The greeter will collect and enter data and may have occasional clerical tasks and research projects. 

This part-time position requires availability of 3 days a week, schedule to be determined. The gallery is open Tuesday through Sunday; two people cover three days each. The hours are from 9:30 to 5:00 with a half-hour unpaid lunch period. In July and August the schedule shifts on some Wednesdays and Thursdays from Noon – 7:30PM. 

For interested students, this position can qualify as a paid internship. Candidates must be able to work from April through early December.

Qualifications: Must be reliable and committed to the program, enthusiastic, able to take initiative, and have strong interpersonal skills. Experience working with the public and a knowledge of contemporary art is essential. Experience giving tours is a plus. Basic computer skills such as internet research and Microsoft Office and ease with data entry are required. Ideal for art, art history or arts administration student.

Salary: $15/hr

Website: http://wavehill.org

Job Date: 2020-03-06

Other Details

Application Info: Send a cover letter that outlines interest & available days and resume to: Eileen Jeng Lynch, Curator of Visual Arts, Wave Hill, visualarts@wavehill.org

Contact Name: Eileen Jeng Lynch

Contact Email: visualarts@wavehill.org

Contact Phone: 7185493200

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