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Major Events Manager

Posted 9/9/21
The Major Events Manager is the primary liaison between the Heard Museum staff and the Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair and Market (IFM) Chair (s). IFM is the Museum’s largest event of the year and is organized by the Heard Museum’s volunteer Guild. This position is responsible for supporting all IFM-related operations. This is a new staff position at the Heard Museum, therefore, building strong relationships with the volunteers and staff responsible for producing the IFM as well as documenting and refining procedures will be essential in the first year.

The position will also work on Digital Marketing content related to IFM and other major events – key to the Museum’s overall digital strategy. The Digital Content portion of this position will perform a variety of tasks, in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment.

Outgoing, creative, collaborative, and detail-oriented applicants are encouraged to apply. Strong communication skills are required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Key Responsibilities

Digital Marketing Responsibilities

General

Other Requirements

Working Conditions
This position requires indoor office work with prolonged sitting and computer operations with limited strenuous movements. Active outdoor activity is expected during IF&M week and weekend.

Job Structure/Complexity
This position consists of job activities that are “predetermined” for the worker by the nature of the work, the procedures or other job characteristics.

Previous Experience
Minimum of two (2) years of management or lead supervision. database and/or social media experience

Math
This position requires intermediate level math skills to perform day to day assignments.

Education:
Bachelor’s degree

Selected applicant must pass a background check to qualify for employment. This position is full-time, exempt.

To apply, send resumé to hr@heard.org with the subject line: Major Events Manager.


Event Operations Manager

Posted 9/9/21
The Event Operations Manager oversees operations and assists in planning of all private events, internal events and museum special / public events. The Event Operations Manager also acts as Beverage Manager, responsible for purchasing, inventory control, scheduling and supervision of bar staff for private use and museum events.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Event Management

Caterers

Beverage Manager

Skills/Requirements

Physical Requirements

Special Licensing
AZ DLLC liquor certification card

Benefits
Medical / dental insurance. Paid vacation, personal & sick time.

Education:
College degree preferred.

Selected applicant must pass a background check to qualify for employment. This position is full-time, exempt.

To apply, send resumé to hr@heard.org with the subject line: Event Operations Manager.


Membership Coordinator

Posted 9/9/21
The Membership Coordinator reports to the Associate Director of Visitor and Member Engagement and is primarily responsible for the coordination, data entry and the recording integrity of transactions within the membership/development department and ensures timely and consistent benefits fulfilment for Members. Under the guidance of the Associate Director of Visitor and Member Engagement, the Membership Coordinator is also responsible for promoting and growing engagement across all levels of Membership.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Data Entry

Membership/Annual Giving

Administrative

Other duties as assigned.

Education
Recently attained bachelor’s degree in Art Administration/Non-Profit Management, Business, Public Administration, or other related areas of study preferred.

Previous Experience:
Educational, internship, or professional experience with non-profit organizations, fundraising, data management, and/or museums/cultural organizations required.

Math
This position requires basic mathematical knowledge and statistical analysis.

Selected applicant must pass a background check to qualify for employment. This position is full-time, non-exempt.

To apply, send resumé to hr@heard.org with the subject line: Membership Coordinator.


Chief Financial Officer

Posted 8/24/21
Job Description Summary:

A member of the Museum’s Executive Management team responsible for all finance administration and Payroll/HR administration functions of the organization. The CFO has responsibility for monitoring and reporting the museums financial status and recommendations to the Director/CEO, Deputy Director, and appropriate board committees.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Employment Requirements:

Education:

Previous Experience:

Type of Previous Experience:
Significant experience and familiarity with complex, non-profit accounting, including the compliance and reporting needs of private grants and performing annual audits. Clear understanding of PR, TR and UR income and the utilization of each.

Other Significant Requirements:

This position is full-time, exempt.
Candidate must pass a background check.
Please send a résumé and cover letter to hr@heard.org.


Development Coordinator

Posted 8/24/21
The Development Coordinator reports to the Manager of Donor Engagement and is responsible for the day-to-day coordination of and support for: Departmental events, including the annual gala and other donor engagement opportunities; Gift tracking, including gift entry, acknowledgment, and stewardship; Internal project management with the Marketing, Design, IT, Private Use, and Programming teams; Departmental reporting for key sponsorships and grants, and; Donor and prospect research.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Coordinates Development and Membership production and event needs, including:

Manages consistent and well-organized processes of record-keeping, gift entry, donor stewardship and acknowledgment, including:

Prospect Research:

Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:
Must be a self-starter and able to build collegial, friendly relationships with internal and external constituents. Must be able to handle confidential information with tact and discretion. Experience working with databases a plus. Knowledge of American Indian art, culture, and peoples a plus.

Selected applicant must pass a background check to qualify for employment. This position is full-time, non-exempt.

To apply, send resumé to hr@heard.org with the subject line: Development Coordinator. You may also include a cover letter or paragraph explaining your interest in the position.


Inventory Control Specialist

Posted 8/6/21
The Inventory Control Specialist is responsible for all aspects of inventory control including conducting the annual physical inventory. The Inventory Control Specialist is to be the expert regarding Counterpoint. Additionally, the Inventory Control Specialist is responsible for paying consignments, and sales reporting. This position reports to the Museum Shop Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Important Aspects

Education:
High School Diploma or higher

Previous Experience:
Previous experience with inventory control/documentation

Selected applicant must pass a background check to qualify for employment. This position is full-time, non-exempt.

To apply, send resumé to hr@heard.org with the subject line: Shop Inventory Control Specialist.




Mission Statement


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.

Appraisals


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.