Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art.
By joining the Brooks you would be working with a well-established organization that is the largest fine arts museum in the state of Tennessee. The Brooks is a multifaceted institution consisting of art from antiquity to the present in a wide range of media. This is an exciting time to consider joining the museum, which is continually growing and changing. We welcome your application for currently posted positions, and also encourage you to re-visit this site for information about future opportunities.
About the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art:
Founded in 1916 and located at 1934 Poplar Ave. in historic Overton Park, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art is home to Tennessee’s oldest and largest major collection of world art. More than 10,000 works make up the Brooks Museum’s permanent collection, including works from ancient Greece, Rome and the Americas; Renaissance masterpieces from Italy; English portraiture; American painting and decorative arts; contemporary art; and a survey of African art. The Brooks Museum enriches the lives of our diverse community through the museum's expanding collection, varied exhibitions, and dynamic programs that reflect the art of world cultures from antiquity to the present.
Visitor Services Associate
Reports to: Director of Education
Employment Status: Part time
The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, with the largest and only collection of world art in Tennessee and the Mid-South area, seeks a part-time Visitor Services Associate to facilitate visitor access and promote positive visitor experiences. Under the general supervision of the Director of Education and Interpretation, the Visitor Services Associate is responsible for creating and maintaining a comfortable and accessible environment, including excellent customer service for all museum constituents, while supporting the mission and vision of the institution. The Visitor Services Associate assists with membership sales and promotes the museum’s amenities and resources, including Café Brooks, the Museum Store, and educational materials (audio tours, gallery guides, Inside Art). Visitor Services Associations work cooperatively across museum departments, particularly for the purpose of sharing information about events and programs with visitors. Serves as a member of the dynamic Brooks Museum team.
High School Diploma or equivalent is required.Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Proven customer service experience.
Demonstrated ability to adapt/respond to different types of people.
Excellent communication skills, including the ability to tailor speech to a variety of audiences, and to listen actively.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively.
Demonstrable ability to anticipate and problem-solve independently.
High degree of professionalism and a team spirit.
Excellent organizational skills, follow-through, and attention to detail, including ability to work on tasks simultaneously and manage time effectively.
Ability to be firm and flexible as the situation requires.
Knowledge of regional and local communities and audiences helpful.
Command of Microsoft Office Suite preferred.
Application Deadline: Friday, March 6, 2020
The Visitor Services Associate is part-time and does not include benefits. Send cover letter and resume (as a Word attachment) to: email@example.com with “Visitor Services Associate” in the subject line.
The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex or national origin.