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Employment Opportunities

Human Resources and Benefits Coordinator

The Arkansas Arts Center has an immediate opening for a full-time Human Resources and Benefits Coordinator to provide excellent customer service to all employees (approximately 50 F/T and 50 P/T).  To perform this job successfully, this individual will perform a wide variety of professional level human resources functions including recruiting, interviewing and hiring staff; administering benefits and/or compensation programs; resolving employee relations issues; counseling staff and advising managers and supervisor; conducting exit interviews; interpreting human resources policies and laws.  Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience are required.  Individual must possess strong communication and organizational skills.  This position requires an individual that is very detail oriented.  A high level of motivation and a positive attitude are essential to support the Arkansas Art Center’s objectives and goals. Individual must be dependable and have the initiative to work independently with minimal supervision. Must have the ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously. Requires excellent computer and communication skills; ability to listen and be responsive to employee needs, ability to maintain a consistent professional manner in dealing with AAC employees, applicants and outside vendors; ability to work with all departments. Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent Benefits. Please submit cover letter and resume to personnel@arkansasartscenter.org.

Foundation Relations and Grants Coordinator

The Arkansas Arts Center is looking for a full-time grant writer to help maximize foundation and government support during an especially exciting time for the organization.  Not only is the AAC in the early stages of the largest cultural capital campaign in central Arkansas’ history, it has the fun challenge ahead of retaining community support with engaging programming and convincing cases of support while the new AAC takes shape over the next three years and beyond. We want a storyteller whose passion for our mission is contagious! This position works to support overall advancement goals by writing grant proposals to individual and corporate foundations and government entities, and by managing the constant workflow of  researching potential new funders, submitting proposals on time, and reporting out to funders. This individual will familiarize themselves with the AAC’s programs, goals and financial needs as well as the interests and requirements of funders. This person is detail oriented, organized, an excellent researcher and writer, can interpret financial reports, and interacts easily with a variety of people. This person is not afraid to pick up the phone and call a potential funder to learn more and begin to establish a relationship. Or to ask our stakeholders who they know that might be interested in our case. A bachelor’s degree is required. Previous grant writing experience preferred but other writing background may be substituted. Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent Benefits. Please submit cover letter and resume to personnel@arkansasartscenter.org

Museum School Department Chair for Glass (P/T)

The Arkansas Arts Center Museum School is looking to fill the role of Department Chair of the Glass Department.    Responsibilities are to facilitate the operation of the glass program of the Museum School within the guidelines of the Arkansas Arts Center’s strategic plan.  Operation includes management of the glass studio, glass and tool sales, the kiln room, and all kiln firings. Supervise department faculty and work-study students. Inventory and maintain all glass equipment and order supplies. A bachelor’s degree is required. Please submit cover letter and resume to personnel@arkansasartscenter.org no later than January 15, 2019.

Part-Time Visitor Services RepresentativeS

The Arkansas Arts Center is always looking for part-time Visitor Services Representatives to work at the front desk, museum shop, and box office. The representative will greet visitors; sell tickets and merchandise; distribute brochures and handouts; provide information on membership, current exhibitions, Children’s Theatre, Museum School, upcoming events and special programs; maintain accurate customer information and sales records; and ensure that phones have proper coverage during business hours. Representatives will actively utilize suggestive sales and customer service techniques to encourage repeat business, additional ticket sales and provide ‘best in class’ customer service. Additional duties as assigned. Must be reliable and have excellent customer service skills and a positive attitude. Shifts include closeout of registers, reconciliation of receipts and cash, and preparation of daily sales report. Weekends are required, including some evenings. A background in art, art history, or theatre is preferred. To be considered for future openings, please submit cover letter and resume to personnel@arkansasartscenter.org.

 

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