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Employment

Library Technician

Location: Billie Jane Baguley Library and Archives, Heard Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Paid Position: Yes, contract wage
Time Required: 12 Hours per week

Job Description Summary:

Responsible for supporting the Library Director and Librarian on the implementation of a two-year grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to renovate the museum’s Billy Jane Baguley Library and Archives which will support the long-term preservation of the museum’s collection of materials while simultaneously improving access to, use of, and awareness of its holdings. The Library Technician will assist with the review of card catalog records and their transfer to an online system, will assist with the relocation of materials to temporary space and subsequently into the finalized compact storage system. The Technician will assist with identifying damaged materials and incorporating new materials into the new storage system.

The Library Technician will receive a contract wage equivalent to $20 per hour at 12 hours per week, for 68 weeks.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Physical work is required including shifting books and moving boxes. Shelving library material and some data entry is also required.

Employment Requirements:

Applicants must clear a background check. The Library Technician must be able to lift up to 30 pounds, push loaded book carts and climb ladders. Applicants should have some familiarity with computers and Microsoft Office software. The Library Technician will be part of a team and is expected to have good interpersonal office skills.

Education:

Applicant must have a two-year degree or comparable work experience in a Library or Archives.

How to Apply:

Send resumé to mario@heard.org with the subject line: Library Technician. You may also include a cover letter or paragraph explaining your interest in the position. Deadline for application: October 30, 2022. Finalists will be invited for an interview. Native Americans are encouraged to apply.


Senior Payroll Specialist

Location: Heard Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Position Information: Full time, Exempt

Job Description Summary:

The Senior Payroll Specialist position is accountable for the Payroll, Benefits, HR administration and compliance for the Museum. The position works with the museum’s direct and associated benefit plans to ensure that the proper support on museum benefits is provided to all employees. This a Finance role, serving as a critical member of the finance team, processing payroll with multiple data sets, requiring preparation of payroll journal entries and critical reconciliations (accruals, benefit invoicing, withholding, 401k, etc.). This position reports to the museum’s CFO for the administration and financial reporting of the museum’s Payroll and Benefits. Although there is a human resources component, most of the Senior Payroll Administrator responsibilities require advanced knowledge processing and reconciling complex, payroll to the general ledger.

Essential areas of responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Payroll & Benefits, Financial Reporting:

Employment Requirements:

Background Check

Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent experience

Previous Experience:

Qualifications:

How to Apply

Send resumé to hr@heard.org with the subject line: Senior Payroll Specialist. You may also include a cover letter or paragraph explaining your interest in the position.


Staff Accountant

Location: Heard Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Position Information: Full time, Exempt

Job Description Summary:

The Staff Accountant position is responsible for processing accounts payable, preparing cash deposits, and completing general administrative functions in the Finance Department. The position supports the museum’s mission and vision by providing financial support to various departments. This position reports to the Chief Financial Officer.

Essential areas of responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

(1) Accounts Payable Functions:

(2) General Ledger/Office Support Functions:

Employment Requirements:
Background Check

Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent experience

Previous Experience:

Qualifications:

How to Apply

Send resumé to hr@heard.org with the subject line: Staff Accountant. You may also include a cover letter or paragraph explaining your interest in the position.


Bookstore Manager

Location: Heard Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Grade: Full time

Job Description Summary:

Under the direction of the Director of Retail Operation, the Bookstore Manager will direct the Heard Museum’s Books & More’s operations. Primarily responsible for the purchasing, stocking and selling of books and merchandise to museum members and the general public. Maintain a significant floor presence and availability to customers and staff.

Essential areas of responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Preferred Qualifications:

Employment Requirements:
Background Check

Education:
High School degree

Previous Experience:
The successful candidate will have at least 5 years of related and progressively responsible retail management experience preferably within a retail bookstore organization.

How to Apply

To apply, send resume to kgould@heard.org with the subject line: Bookstore Manager

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The mission of the Heard Museum is to be the world’s preeminent museum for the presentation, interpretation and advancement of American Indian art, emphasizing its intersection with broader artistic and cultural themes.

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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. Appraisal days occur in the spring and fall. Please check our calendar of events page for upcoming dates.