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Communications Assistant  (Regular, Full-Time)
Communications

The Communications Assistant provides administrative support to all areas of the Communications department.

Responsibilities

  • Provides administrative support for press previews and special event planning, including institutional calendar bookings, venue reservations, security notifications, press kit preparation, security volunteer staffing, and processing work orders with internal Museum departments.     
  • Oversees daily media tracking and measurement by sourcing clips from hard copy and online media outlets, collating clips for board meetings, compiling exhibition coverage reports, and assembling press packets.
  • Supports communications team in tracking outreach, and contacting media outlets with editorial corrections.
  • Supports press team in updating exhibition grids. 
  • Supports social media manager with social media tasks, including creating Facebook events and posts, Twitter posts, and other duties.
  • Provides programmatic and exhibition support for communications department.
  • Acts as primary departmental liaison with Rights & Reproduction for image clearances.
  • Manages departmental phone line, online Press Room, regularly updates the team Drives, and serves as point person for General Announcements.
  • Provides budget support for the Communications and Marketing departments. Acts as liaison between communications and finance departments by processing professional services agreements, purchase orders, expense claims, travel reimbursements, and travel request forms. 
  • Provides general office administration for communications department, maintaining full stocks of office supplies, handling mail and courier distribution.
  • Manages image labeling and filing.
  • Oversees magazine subscription and miscellaneous account paperwork.
  • Performs other duties or special projects as assigned, including filming requests.
  • Maintains regular and reliable attendance.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, or related field.
  • At least 1 year of administrative experience required, with communications experience in a non-profit environment preferred.

To apply, please use the following link.


Education Assistant  (Regular, Part-Time)
Education & Public Programs

LACMA’s Education & Public Programs department produces a broad range of programs and resources for audiences of all ages, including art classes, family days, in-school programs, teacher professional development, and community-based programs. LACMA’s public programs engage adult audiences with LACMA’s permanent collection, exhibitions, and other relevant topics.

Responsibilities

  • Welcoming intergenerational audiences to the museum.
  • Inviting LA County youth to join the museum’s free youth membership program.
  • Engaging with program participants of all ages in art making activities and classes. 
  • Supports Family Programs staff and Teaching Artists with the implementation of virtual as well as in-person Programs. 
  • Supports the Education and Public Program Department’s vision that everyone has access to art.

Qualifications

  • Customer service-focused.
  • Creative.
  • Detail-oriented and organized.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Comfortable working both collaboratively and independently.
  • Able to communicate their ideas effectively.

To apply, please use the following link


Junior Collections Management Technician  (Regular, Full-Time)
Collections Management

The Junior Collections Management Technician for Works on Paper works partly as a specialist for works of art on paper, and partly as a collections management generalist. Duties include artwork housing and movement, collections access, and storeroom maintenance. This is an entry-level position within the field of Collections Management.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with day-to-day operations of collection storage spaces.
  • Assist with collections access requests.
  • House museum objects for storage and transit.
  • Prepare, receive and release art shipments.
  • Track objects in the objects database and work request system.
  • Receive and release art shipments.
  • Monitor storerooms for pest activity and environmental stability.
  • Assist with storeroom maintenance and upgrades.
  • Keep work and storage areas clean and maintain tools and equipment.
  • Perform other duties or special projects, as assigned.
  • Maintain regular and reliable attendance.
  • Attend departmental, division, museum-wide meetings, and training, as directed.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience with one or more of the following areas is desired: museum collection management, art preparation, and installation, museum registration, conservation, carpentry, photography, studio art, theater, film production, libraries, archives, warehouse management, fine art shipping, art gallery management, private collection management.
  • Good hand-eye coordination, manual dexterity, and spatial reasoning.
  • Ability to follow instructions, plan ahead, and problem solve.
  • Basic knowledge of packing techniques and packing materials. 
  • High attention to detail.
  • Familiarity with word processing and spreadsheet software is desired. Knowledge of Google drive and museum databases is a plus. 
  • Ability to:
    • Work independently and within a team.
    • Communicate and collaborate with colleagues.
    • Climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 
    • Lift and/or move up to 30 pounds on your own. 
    • Operate pallet jacks, hand trucks, dollies, and other lift equipment is desired.
    • Use and maintain basic hand tools such as drills and impact drivers is desired.
  • Periodic travel within Los Angeles County is required.

To apply, please use the following link


Curatorial Assistant  (Regular, Full-Time)
Art of the Ancient Americas

LACMA is seeking a full-time Curatorial Assistant reporting to the Curator and Program Director of the Art of the Ancient Americas (AoAA) department. The Curatorial Assistant provides administrative, logistical, and practical support essential to the success of all departmental activities (permanent collection, exhibition, web, and research).

Responsibilities

  • Performs general administrative tasks, including answering incoming telephone calls, filing, sorting mail, and ordering office supplies; helps schedule the daily calendar of the department’s program director and facilitates communication between AoAA departmental staff and other museum departments as well as general public and scholar’s inquiries; assists visitors.
  • Tracks departmental budget; prepares travel requests; submits all departmental and vendor payment reimbursements; prepares and tracks professional service agreements and contracts; assists with travel and hospitality of talent for public programs.
  • Develops a working knowledge of the Ancient Americas collection; updates and maintains object records in the internal collections management system (TMS), as well as LACMA’s Collections Online.
  • Maintains departmental records related to the collection and ongoing exhibition projects, including tracking the movement of art in the collections database and working checklists; coordinates the storage of art with Art Preparation & Installation and Collections Management staff; coordinates photography of the permanent collection.
  • Tracks the department’s acquisitions activity; generates acquisition agreements, including documents related to incoming loans and gifts; maintains and tracks correspondence with donors.
  • Coordinates exhibition details as directed by curators.
  • Assists with permanent collection research and writing as directed by curators.
  • For the above duties, liaises with Conservation Center, Registration, Collections Management, Collection Information & Digital Assets, Exhibition Programs, Education, Finance & Accounting, and others.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Art History or related field, knowledge of pre-Columbian art is preferred
  • Previous museum experience preferred
  • Proficiency in Spanish and experience with Latin America preferred

To apply, please use the following link.


Gallery Lighting Assistant (Regular, Full-Time)
Exhibition Designs & Productions


The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) seeks a Gallery Lighting Assistant responsible for supporting the Gallery Lighting team in the implementation and maintenance of exhibition lighting design.

Responsibilities

  • Assisting Gallery Lighting Designer with the exhibition lighting.
  • Program gallery lighting via lighting control system.
  • Preparation of lighting fixtures and equipment.
  • Lighting fixture focus.
  • Maintain lighting design integrity for open exhibitions.
  • Strike exhibition lighting; maintenance of lighting storage spaces and equipment.
  • Maintain sufficient inventory of lamps, lighting material and supplies.
  • Repair and service light fixtures and accessories.
  • Maintenance of scissor lifts and safety checks.
  • Processing work order requests for extended lighting periods.
  • Proficient use of time and project management software.
  • Use of lighting software, G-suite apps including Gmail, Calendar & Sheets.
  • Communicating effectively and clearly with colleagues, management, and other departments.
  • Performing other duties or special projects as assigned.
  • Maintaining regular and reliable attendance.

Qualifications

  • At least 3 years of professional experience in lighting for museums, motion picture, television, or theater.
  • Must possess a valid class C California driver’s license.
  • Aerial lift certification required.
  • Ability to effectively communicate via phone, text, email, and radio.
  • Ability to problem solve and work well under pressure with conflicting demands. 
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as lighting designs, plot plans, operating manuals, and maintenance instructions.
  • Ability to understand and follow direction, guidelines, procedures, and institutional standards.

To apply, please use the following link.


Ontological Research Assistant (Regular, Full-Time)
Registration & Collections


This is a temporary IMLS grant-funded position through February 2023. The project centers on a group of LACMA staff and an advisory board of external stakeholders who will review the museum’s data and cataloging practices through the lens of new museum ethics with an emphasis on inclusive and anti-racist actions to acknowledge and address biases. The Ontological Research Assistant will work as a member of the project team to review case studies from LACMA’s permanent collection to review terms and methods used in the description and cataloging items and makers. Case studies will be from the collections of the Art of the Ancient Americas, Photography, and Prints & Drawings departments. The Art of the Ancient Americas collection focuses on the indigenous past of the Americas with objects from Mexico, Central America, and South America. The Wallis Annenberg Photography Department has holdings of more than twenty-five thousand works that span the period from the medium's invention in 1839 to the present. The Prints & Drawings collection is comprised of about thirty thousand works from Western Europe and America, ranging from early examples of printing to contemporary graphics with an emphasis on Southern California artworks since 1960.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as primary contact for the project stakeholders and for representatives from the advisory board  to facilitate the process and coordinate meetings and  conversations:
    • Assist with establishing and building ongoing relationships with community organizations and members. 
    • Assist with researching and developing data collection plans and instruments
    • Assist with planning and facilitating meetings, including schedule, goals, format, and discussion points.
    • Compile, analyze and report on meeting results and research and evaluation findings to further the process of learning.
  • Participate in cultural competency learning experiences and meetings with the advisory board.
  • Review case studies to assess existing terms and investigate alternates and their usage where deemed appropriate.
  • Assist with mapping new data in the museum’s collection management system (TMS)
  • Assist drafting an artist questionnaire through which living artists can self-identify how they are represented in the database.
  • Develop workflows for sourcing and collecting data from external sources e.g. institutional repositories, public engagement/crowd-sourcing, subject specialists, etc.
  • Draft documentation for new data standards and procedures established during the project.
  • Produce blog posts for LACMA’s Unframed about research highlights and perform other duties/special projects as assigned.
  • Assist with documenting the process on a regular basis to produce a detailed report and toolkit at the end of the project.

Qualifications

  • Coursework or degree in Information Science, Library Science, Museum Studies, or related field.

  • 5-10 years demonstrated experience working with art collections, cataloging, and collections management databases (specifically TMS).

  • Familiarity with the Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT), Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN), Union List of Artist Names (ULAN).

  • Familiarity with Linked Open Data, open data initiatives, Wikidata triples, and Mukurtu collections management system (preferred).

To apply, please use the following link.


Chemical Hygiene Officer (Regular, Full-Time)
Conservation Center

The Conservation Center’s Chemical Hygiene Officer will oversee Conservation Center compliance with LACMA Safety Plans and coordinates emergency response with Facilities and Conservation.

Responsibilities

  • Develops, implements, and manages laboratory-related safety programs to meet regulatory requirements and address safety-related needs in Conservation Center laboratories, including chemical safety, radiation safety and respiratory protection
  • Advise Conservation staff, interns, fellows, and volunteers on proper laboratory safety procedures for handling, use, storage, and disposal of chemicals and the use of radiation sources.
  • Devise and oversee the use of annual Chemical Hygiene budget for the Conservation Center
  • Maintain Conservation chemical inventories, SDS, and all other Conservation Center safety-related records mandated by OSHA and Cal/OSHA.
  • Order safety-related laboratory supplies and review Conservation Center orders of hazardous chemicals.
  • Conduct introductory safety sessions for new staff and periodic review sessions as required by OSHA to update staff awareness of current safe laboratory practices and government regulations.
  • Performs and develops quantitative and qualitative respirator fit testing, training, and education (per OSHA 29CFR1910.134) for Conservation staff and records all fit test and medical clearance records to assure adequate record keeping.
  • Schedule calibration of monitoring equipment, inspections (and licensing reviews) by outside safety inspectors, as well as chemical waste disposal by outside contractors.
  • Plan, conduct, and document environmental testing to assess the impact of light, dust, temperature, humidity, and vibrations on the display, transit, and storage of artworks.  In collaboration with conservation, make recommendations for appropriate long-term preservation strategies.
  • Implement protocols for environmental monitoring of light, dust, temperature, humidity, and vibration in the galleries. Collaborate with the facilities manager and engineers to maintain the recommended museum environment.
  • Participate with conservators and conservation scientists in the development of preventive conservation strategies for the display, transit, and storage of artwork in the collection and on loan to the museum.
  • Conducts spectral analysis on light sources to be considered for use in galleries and determine if they are suitable for gallery use or for a specific artwork.
  • Keep up to date on current best practices in Preventive Conservation by reading and maintaining relevant literature.  Communicate these findings to conservation, curators, and upper management.  
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Minimum a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical, Physical, Chemical Hygiene & Safety, or Environmental Science.  
  • Post-graduate, hands-on laboratory experience with hazardous chemicals is required.  
  • Previous attendance at seminars and workshops, which reviewed and provided updated information on government regulations regarding hazardous materials and radiation safety is preferred.  
  • A familiarity with Conservation materials and procedures is preferred.

To apply, please use the following link


Managing Photographer (Regular, Full-Time)
Photographic Services

The Managing Photographer plays an important role in managing a team of two photographers to ensure efficient and successful operations and execution of the in-house Photo Department at the museum.

Responsibilities

  • Oversees daily operation of studios and ensures quality control of images in a managing photographer role.
  • Assigns departmental work orders appropriately and ensures they are completed satisfactorily.
  • Provides mentorship to other photographers in the department, including training and coaching as well as identifying opportunities for performance development.
  • Responds effectively to difficult professional situations that may arise and provides appropriate guidance to photographers and other colleagues at the museum.
  • Develops, manages, and promotes positive team culture.
  • Documents two- and three- dimensional artworks; produces installation and exhibition photography and offsite in-situ photography; and documents people and events as needed.
  • Utilizes advanced lighting and capture techniques to maximize the reproduction of artworks.
  • Performs intricate focus stacking and multiple exposure captures to maximize results.
  • Demonstrates a thorough understanding and application of color management.
  • Performs advanced Photoshop layering, masking, and color matching.
  • Stays abreast of current imaging techniques, software, and emerging technologies.
  • Participates in the color review process alongside Publications and/or Graphics.
  • Produces guide prints for catalogues and other publications using museum equipment.
  • Provides consultation and support on large-scale photographic assignments.
  • Consults appropriately with supervisors, including Director of Graphic Design and Publisher.

Qualifications

  • 10+ years of professional photography experience (strong preference for museum or art gallery background)
  • 3+ years’ experience successfully managing multiple photographers in a studio environment
  • Must be able to work out of the Gardena studio as well as attending shoots elsewhere as needed (primarily on the main campus of the museum but also satellite locations)

To apply, please use the following link.


Head, Collection Information & Digital Assets (Regular, Full-Time)
Registration & Collections

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Registration and Collections Information, the Head of Collection Information and Digital Assets (C.I.D.A.) will oversee all aspects of the team responsible for providing staff and visitors with the best possible access to collection information and digital assets and is responsible for leading the development and delivery of all collection information and digital asset content, strategies, and forward plans from migration into digital formats to ongoing maintenance and preservation. The position leads a specialist team and is accountable for generating use, access, and innovation, to increase engagement with diverse audiences and stakeholder groups, and promote pluralistic knowledge and understanding of LACMA’s collections.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise, establish priorities, and train the Collection Information and Digital Assets staff that administers the databases, supports users with creating and accessing information that facilitate museum activities, assists with cataloging the collection, and delivers collection data including still images and video to downstream applications like websites and apps. 
  • Create, supervise, and oversee department budget, which includes innovative technology projects that will enhance the use of collection information and digital assets. 
  • Oversee projects and meet with management to provide updates regarding the progress of high-profile projects, statistics on usage, record maintenance, and location tracking of the collection. 
  • Maintain the training program for museum staff to access, edit, and utilize collection data and digital assets, continually evaluate its effectiveness, and develop new training courses as needed. 
  • Oversee the creation and editing of an internal website that provides staff with instruction and documentation for TMS, ODIN (including the use of this tool for digital preservation purposes), MORA, and Conservation DAMS. 
  • Work in collaboration across multiple departments and consult multiple knowledge sources with a critical understanding of dominant and marginalized narratives in order to maintain and establish cataloging standards appropriate to museum standards and user needs. 
  • Provide support on a wide variety of projects with museum staff to help identify and implement workflows and responsibilities required of collection information and digital asset management systems including TMS and ResourceSpace. 
  • Work closely with the Assistant Vice President of Technology to coordinate efforts and ensure that priorities are being met for collection information and digital asset-related projects. 
  • Manage relationships with vendors and contractors, prioritizing and communicating issues and needs for future development.
  • Continue to explore promising trends and developments that support the delivery and administration of high-quality, easy-to-use digital tools for stakeholder groups internal and external to LACMA.
  • Continually seek opportunities to incorporate diverse ways of knowing and understanding LACMA's permanent collection and communities served through collections data, digital assets, and digital platforms.
  • Performs other duties or special projects, as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Library Science, Art History, Museum Studies, or a related field. 
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with a collections management system and digital asset management system in an administrative capacity. 
  • Minimum 2 years of supervisory experience. 
  • Advanced knowledge of SQL and reporting software. 
  • Extensive knowledge of museum cataloging data standards. 
  • High-level digital project management experience in the arts and culture sector is strongly preferred. 
  • Experience with business needs analysis, user support, training, and documentation. 
  • Detail-oriented and accustomed to utilizing a variety of tools to track and report the status of projects. 
  • Highly developed communication and networking skills including the ability to advocate collection information priorities and internally and externally work with diverse stakeholders.

To apply, please use the following link.


Visitor Services Associate (Temporary, Part-Time)
Visitor Services

The Visitor Services Associate is responsible for providing outstanding visitor service while working front-of-house posts at the Ticket Office or in the museum. The position processes and sells museum admission, special programming tickets, LACMA membership, and LACMA Fund donations. The Associate position also provides outstanding visitor service while working within select exhibition spaces ensuring that museum policies and procedures are upheld and sharing important information pertaining to specific works of art. The Associate consistently presents a positive, friendly, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic attitude at all times while working with a variety of LACMA constituencies including the general public, members, donors, VIPs, and staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Actively demonstrates a guest-first attitude by exemplifying excellent internal and external guest service skills at all times.
  • Actively promotes, sells, and services the LACMA membership program.
  • Maintains a conversational knowledge of LACMA’s general policies and procedures, membership programs, and the exhibition and programming schedule.
  • Clearly and concisely explains certain aspects of visitor experience that pertain to specific works of art.
  • Assists visitors in the capacity of gallery support when required.
  • Shares factual and necessary information with colleagues, visitors, and members via excellent written and verbal communications.
  • Maintains regular and predictable attendance.
  • Employee is required to attend various training sessions as scheduled.
  • Operates register and receives payment for ticket, membership, and donation transactions while maintaining strict attention to cash handling accuracy.
  • Escalate any guest service issues, complaints, or unanswerable questions to the Visitor Services Leadership team.
  • Performs other duties or projects as assigned.
  • Maintains regular and reliable attendance.

Qualifications:

  • At least two years of relevant experience in a high volume and customer service-focused setting.
  • Background in Art History preferred.
  • Strong skills in ticketing software, preferably in Tessitura.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Must operate with attention to detail and strong organizational skills while managing a continuous workflow.
  • Open availability including holidays, nights, and weekends.

To apply, please use the following link.


Content Specialist for Mobile Programs (Regular, Full-Time)
Education & Public Programs

Develops, implements, and evaluates LACMA’s Mobile Programs: two fully contained, interactive art education spaces that travel to schools throughout Los Angeles County. LACMA’s Mobile Programs offer sixth and seventh-grade students an opportunity to learn about ancient civilizations through discussion, art-making, and the examination of original works of art. The Content Specialist, Mobile Programs collaborates on the development and implementation of object-based, interactive lessons for a diverse group of middle school students as part of LACMA’s Mobile Programs. The Content Specialist will be responsible for developing the curriculum for the mobiles programs, provide guidance and professional development for several part-time mobile teachers, and administrative support related to the mobile programs.

Responsibilities:

  • Works with Manager, Mobile Programs and part-time mobile educators in developing high-quality programming and curricular materials on ancient civilizations.
  • Researches, writes, and collaborates on curriculum materials, including online and printed content, for the Ancient World Mobile/Early World Cultures and Maya Mobile/Ancestral Americas.
  • Serves as a resource for staff in the content areas of the Art of the Ancient Americas and Art of the Ancient World and collaborates with LACMA curatorial departments on caring for and understanding the objects in the mobile collection.
  • Works with the Manager of Mobile Programs and part-time mobile educators to conceive of interactive, participatory, student-centered activities for elementary and middle school students with diverse backgrounds, including English Language Learners and students with multiple needs.
  • Monitors mobile teacher lessons that adhere to best practices in museum education and are aligned with current State standards in the sixth and seventh-grade curriculum for the visual arts, history-social sciences, and/or English language arts.
  • In collaboration with the Manager of Mobile programs, evaluate mobile programs and assessment of part-time staff, maintain statistical information, and document compelling evidence to demonstrate impact.
  • Teaches regularly in the Ancient World Mobile/Early World Cultures and Maya Mobile/Ancestral Americas Programs.
  • Complete work orders, order supplies, process and track payments, and conduct other administrative duties for mobile programs.
  • Develops and monitors budgets.
  • Schedules part-time mobile teachers and assists Manager with scheduling of schools.
  • Participates in departmental initiatives and on department committees.
  • Performs other duties or special projects as assigned.
  • Maintains regular and reliable attendance.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Art History, Cultural Anthropology, Art Education, or a related field. 
  • At least three (3) years of teaching experience developing lessons in a museum and/or classroom setting. 
  • Familiarity with 6th and 7th-grade curriculum and object-based teaching. 
  • Ability to conduct independent research in areas relevant to LACMA’s collection, including Ancient Art, Art of the Americas, Asian Art, Art of the Middle East, and Medieval and Renaissance Europe. 
  • Preference for working with elementary and middle school students in a classroom setting.
  • A combination of related education, training, and teaching experience will be accepted.
  • Ability and willingness to:
    • Prioritize and organize multiple activities effectively under minimal supervision.
    • Be knowledgeable of the latest educational reform efforts within public schools.
    • Work flexible hours, for example being at a school site at 7am.
    • Willingness to work at schools throughout the Los Angeles County region. 
      • Partner sites vary, for example from Santa Clarita to San Pedro, to Baldwin Park (paid mileage).

To apply, please use the following link.


Gallery Lighting Technician (Regular, Full-Time)
Exhibition Design & Production

Working in the museum’s art environments and gallery spaces, the Gallery Lighting Technician supports the museum’s exhibition program through the installation, maintenance, and alteration of gallery lighting fixtures and other electrical equipment. Reporting to the Manager of Gallery Construction, this position is a critical member of LACMA’s construction staff and supports the Exhibitions program at the museum.  

Responsibilities:

  • Working in coordination with the Exhibition Design and Production team to meet exhibition requirements and deadlines. 
  • Programs gallery lighting via museum’s lighting control system. 
  • Assembles, installs, troubleshoots, tests, and maintains light fixtures and electrical devices. - Performs skilled professional work in the installation, maintenance and repair of wiring, breakers, electrical appliances, branch circuits, switchboards, outlets, timers, etc. - Uses standard and specialized electrical devices or equipment such as voltmeter, amp meter, ohmmeter, megohm meter, light meter, and other electrical hand tools. 
  • Repairs and maintains gallery electrical fixtures and equipment, including power adapters,
  • ballasts, transformers, and LED components. 
  • Maintains tools and equipment in good working condition. 
  • Working closely with our Facilities department to adhere to architectural, electrical and fire codes. - Maintains and follows proper safety procedures. 
  • Maintains records of work performed and prepares reports as required. 
  • May supervise apprentices or helpers.  

Qualifications:

  • California DIR Electrical Certification (required) 
  • Knowledge of current LED technologies and strategies. 
  • Ability to read and interpret architectural and electrical drawings. 
  • Keen color perception 
  • Ability to carry up to 50 pounds, to work safely on ladders, and to perform duties at heights over twenty-five feet. 
  • Comfort and ease while working with a wide range of personalities in a creative environment. - Museum, theme park or theatrical experience preferred.

To apply, please use the following link.


HR Generalist (Regular, Full-Time)
Human Resources

The HR Generalist assists in administering HR department policies and procedures with a primary focus on the full cycle of recruitment through resourceful hiring strategies. The HR Generalist also collects and maintains HR data related to recruitment, compensation, and performance management, and makes recommendations for improvement.

Responsibilities

  • Facilitates the full cycle of recruitment for mid-level and professional positions: confers with hiring managers to identify staffing needs, creates and posts job ads, screens resumes, maintains recruitment files, conducts interviews, makes hiring recommendations, processes background checks, and negotiates salary.
  • Creates HR metrics for recruitment and exit interview survey statistics.
  • Assists HR Manager with the annual performance review process.
  • Acts as liaison to the Los Angeles County Department of Human Resources for employment and terminations.
  • Conducts employee exit meetings.
  • Assists HR Manager with compensation; analyzes compensation data and completes salary surveys.
  • Updates job descriptions.
  • Provides project support to the VP of HR and the HR Manager.
  • Responds to various employee inquiries relating to HR policies, procedures, operations, and benefits.
  • Performs other duties or special projects, as assigned.
  • Maintains regular and reliable attendance.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required. A degree in Human Resources Management or Business Administration is preferred.
  • 3-5 years of Human Resources experience.
  • HRIS experience required. Experience with ADP Workforce Now is preferred.

To apply, please use the following link.


 

Due to the volume of correspondence received, the Human Resources Department cannot confirm receipt of submitted documentation. Phone calls will not be returned.

How to Apply

To be considered for any of the openings listed, please forward your resume including a list of references, and a cover letter indicating the position(s) of interest, as well as any salary requirements, to LACMA Human Resources, via our online system. Follow the link at the bottom of the position posting to apply through the online system. Not compatible with Firefox.



LACMA Internship Program Application

Volunteering is a unique form of philanthropy: a gift of unrestricted time and expertise to the museum. Volunteering provides a means for members to bond over shared artistic passions, and participate in group tours, lectures, receptions and travel. There are a number of ways to give of your time to help LACMA. 

Museum Service Council

The Museum Service Council provides support to museum administrative staff, curators, and educational and family programs. Our volunteers work in the libraries, the Welcome Center, and the Boone Children's Gallery, help staff Family Day activities, act as hosts for special events, and assist in the museum stores. As a benefit, council members receive special invitations to private exhibition tours, activities and lectures with eminent curators. 

The volunteer selection and training process occurs as needed, usually once per year. Stay tuned to this page for updates.

Docent Council

Members of the Docent Council provide tours of the permanent collection and special exhibitions for children and adults to make works of art accessible for all. We are committed to inclusivity, access, and equity, and we believe that the Docent Council should represent the diversity of Los Angeles.

An art background is not required in order to be a docent. Prospective docents should have an interest in learning about art, working with audiences of all ages and backgrounds, and facilitating positive museum experiences. In addition to giving tours, docents enjoy an extensive program of continuing education provided by museum curators and experts in arts education. Members of the Docent Council perform a unique form of philanthropy that supports LACMA and the visitors it serves.    

The Docent Council will be recruiting new members in the near future. Details will be posted here when we begin the recruiting process. If you would like to be notified when applications open, please email us at docentcouncil@lacma.org