Heard Museum Lobby


Current job openings are:  Facilities Maintenance (Full Time), Custodial Supervisor (Full Time), Visitor Services Representative (Part Time)Descriptions below.

Job Opening: Facilities Maintenance (Full Time)

Work hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Some weeknight events, weekend events as needed.

General duties: Maintain water features/pool pumps, maintain museum lighting, plumbing repairs (sinks, toilets, drains, etc.), minor electrical repairs, drywall repairs, painting. Must be able to communicate.

Send resume to: HR@heard.org. EEOC

Job Opening: Custodial Supervisor (Full Time)

Work hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Some night events, weekend events as needed.

General duties: Oversee the custodial staff and schedule work and employees. Clean interior and exterior of entire museum including but not limited to sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, polishing dusting and trash removals. Set up and tear down of tables, chairs and auditorium seating. Able to lift up to 55 lbs. including but not limited to boxes, paper, filled trash bags, seating rails, mop buckets, furniture. Operate power equipment including but not limited to riding sweeper, auto scrubbers, electric or gas blowers and museum vehicles.

Must be willing to accept unscheduled tasks as they occur, work some scheduled night function, work all special events, accomplish assigned tasks in a professional manor, communicate in a professional manor, read and understand schedules and oral or written instructions, wear a museum custodian uniform and look professional while on duty.

Must be professional, courteous and helpful to all including museum staff.

Bilingual ability a plus but not necessary.

Apply in person or send resume to: HR@heard.org. EEO

Job Opening: Visitor Services Representative (Part Time)

Job Description Summary: The Visitor Services Representative is responsible for providing excellent customer service to each and every visitor, setting the tone for the overall museum experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: Greet all visitors as they enter the museum, collect and process admissions transactions and fees; provide basic information on museum policies, exhibits, café and shopping opportunities; promote and sell Heard Museum memberships as appropriate, assist with various museum projects as needed.

Employment Requirements: Background check will be conducted. Must be computer literate and possess excellent customer service skills, sble to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, able to lift up to 30 pounds, have a valid driver’s license and transportation.

Education: High school diploma or GED required.

Previous Experience: Museum experience preferred.

Math: This position requires basic level math skills to be able to make and produce correct change for museum patrons and calculation of daily museum deposits.

Send resumes to: HR@heard.org

Mission Statement

The mission of the Heard Museum is to educate visitors and promote greater public understanding of the arts, heritage and life ways of the indigenous peoples of the Americas, with an emphasis on American Indian tribes and other cultures of the Southwest.

Visitor Guide & Maps

View the 2014 May-August Visitor Guide

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The Heard Museum does not perform appraisals; however, the Heard Museum Council, one of our volunteer organizations, holds a semi-annual Appraisal Day event where people can bring their items to be appraised for a fee. Click here to see when the next Appraisal Day will be.

Photograph Credits

Unless otherwise noted, all photos are courtesy of Heard Museum staff and supporters: Caesar Chaves, Debra Krol, Taylor Peterson, Mark Scarp, Apphia Shirley, Craig Smith and Lizard Light Productions.