Gallery Assistant - Nights and Weekends

Minneapolis, MN

The Walker Art Center empowers people to experience the transformative possibilities of the art and ideas of our time and to imagine the world in new ways. In our over 125-year history, we have become one of the most celebrated art museums in the country and we are known for our innovative presentations and acclaimed collections of contemporary art across the spectrum of the visual, performing, and media arts.

The Gallery Assistance provides all Walker visitors with an engaging and exemplary guest experience to support the June 20th reopening of several galleries for the exhibition, This Must Be the Place: Inside the Walker's Collection: 

https://walkerart.org/calendar/2024/this-must-be-the-place-inside-the-walkers-collection

This individual will support and lead the daily operations of the Gallery Assistant team and work collaboratively to improve the quality of the customer experience.


WHAT YOU GET TO DO 

  • Serve as a Gallery Assistant, ensuring the highest level of safety, service and hospitality for Walker visitors, providing important information.
  • Protect artworks, enforce visitor guidelines, and work to ensure all safety protocols are maintained.
  • Actively seek opportunities to learn about Walker programming and events.
  • Help ensure a welcoming, accessible, and audience-focused experience for a diverse population of visitors.
  • Create and support a culture of hospitality and meaningful visitor experiences.  

WHAT WE NEED IN YOU 

  • Professional demeanor and a strong customer service orientation. 
  • Ability to work collaboratively and cohesively with others. 
  • Strong work ethic with demonstrated initiative and integrity.  

PHYSICAL DEMANDS   

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS 

  • This position is considered part-time, non-exempt. As a non-exempt position, it is eligible for overtime pay. The compensation for this role is $17.39 hourly. The Walker offers a wide range of benefits for both part-time and full-time employees.
  • This position is covered by the American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) labor contract.
  • This position is not eligible for relocation assistance.
  • All applicants must be eligible to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship.
  • This position will work a rotating schedule as follows:

Shift Pattern #1

Shift Pattern #2

Shift Pattern #3

Week 1

Wednesday 11:45am-4pm

Thursday 9:30am-5:15pm

Sunday 9:30am-5:15pm

Week 1

Wednesday 9:30am-5:15pm

Thursday 4:45pm-9:15pm

Friday 11:45am-4pm

Week 1

Thursday 4:45pm-9:15pm

Saturday 11:45am-4pm

Sunday 9:30am-5:15pm

Week 2

Wednesday 9:30am-5:15pm

Thursday 4:45pm-9:15pm

Saturday 11:45am-4pm

Week 2

Wednesday 9:30am-5:15pm

Thursday 4:45pm-9:15pm

Saturday 9:30am-5:15pm

Week 2

Thursday 4:45pm-9:15pm

Saturday 9:30am-5:15pm

Sunday 11:45am-4pm

Shift Pattern #4

Shift Pattern #5

Week 1

Wednesday 9:30am-5:15pm

Thursday 4:45pm-9:15pm

Sunday 9:30am-5:15pm*

*7:30am-5:15pm once a month

Week 1

Wednesday 9:30am-5:15pm

Thursday 4:45pm-9:15pm

Saturday 9:30am-5:15pm


Week 2

Wednesday 9:30am-5:15pm

Thursday 4:45pm-9:15pm

Saturday 9:30am-5:15pm

Week 2

Thursday 9:30am-5:15pm

Saturday 9:30am-5:15pm

Sunday 9:30am-5:15pm

Vaccination Expectation The Walker Art Center’s COVID vaccination policy requires staff to be fully vaccinated or to supply a negative test every 6 days. We will consider requests for reasonable accommodations based on disability or sincerely-held religious beliefs

Walker’s DEI commitment The Walker is committed to being an employer with a staff who, at all job levels, reflects the rich diversity of the communities and audiences we serve. We are dedicated to ensuring inclusion and equity in all our employment practices. We deeply value and welcome all the unique lived experiences in our applicants and encourage anyone meeting the minimum requirements to apply.

Recruitment Timeline All positions are open until filled.