Night and Weekend Registrar & Gallery Assistant
This Deadline Expired: Monday, February 3, 2020
The mission of Main Line Art Center is to inspire and engage people of all ages, abilities, and economic means in visual art through education, exhibitions, and experiences.
The staff at the Center is a small but mighty group of forward-thinking team players, who are working together to serve our community and advance our mission. Hard-work, enthusiasm, curiosity, and a willingness to learn are attributes we hope to find in our next Registrar & Gallery Assistant. We foster an open and inclusive environment where all staff members are encouraged to think creatively, fail wisely, and feel empowered to share new ideas.
About Main Line Art Center:
Main Line Art Center has been our community’s home to discover, create and experience visual art since 1963. A frequent recipient of “Best of” awards for its high-quality art instruction, galleries and curation, the Center’s visual art classes, contemporary and innovative exhibitions, certificate programs and open studio opportunities are widely known and admired for stimulating creativity, conversation, community and joy.
Main Line Art Center offers classes for all ages, abilities and economic means, spanning traditional to contemporary forms, and uniformly held to the highest level of excellence. In 2015, Main Line Art Center received the Commitment to Cultural Access Award from Art-Reach for the Center’s Accessible Art Programs, now in their 53rd year, for children and adults with disabilities. Additionally, the Center grants over $12,000 in need-based scholarships annually. Last year we inspired 21,000 people at Main Line Art Center and touched the lives of over 78,000 through community programs. Throughout the year, Main Line Art Center also presents forward-thinking contemporary art exhibitions in our galleries, which celebrate our community of artists and feature emerging and established artists whose work serves as a source of inspiration and intellectual dialogue.
Main Line Art Center seeks a creative, energetic Registrar to provide administrative support to the Education, Development & Exhibitions departments of the Center. This part-time position is multi-faceted and requires a poised and professional demeanor in-person and on the phone, as the Registrar is the first point of contact with all members of the Center. The Registrar must maintain an exemplary sense of professionalism and the ability to proactively problem solve. For more information, follow this link.
Familiarity with online databases and business administration experience is paramount, as the Registrar provides key operational support to the organization. This position works with the communications department to design in-house flyers, promotional materials, and e-blasts to promote the Center’s programming.
This position is Tuesday & Wednesday from 4:45pm-10pm and Saturday from 9am-5pm during the school year. Summer Saturday hours will be moved to weekdays as we close on weekends June-August.
The ideal candidate will be highly-motivated and hardworking with the ability to handle whatever task is put before them with efficiency and an attention to detail. Previous experience with registrations or collections management, an appreciation for organization, and the ability to carefully manage time and meet deadlines are essential. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• 2 years of related experience in an administrative position working in customer service and database management
• Advanced understanding of MS Office (particularly Excel and Outlook)
• Experience managing large constituent database systems required (familiarity with Art Center Canvas preferred)
• Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to members of the community.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Must be able to remain in a standing or stationary position for extended periods of time, operating a computer and other office productivity devices such as a calculator, telephone, and copy machine. Must be able to adapt to high pace environments. Occasionally moving/lifting lightweight equipment and other work-related objects up to 25lbs. The registrar may need to cover occasional shifts during the day in collaboration with other registrar staff.
Main Line Art Center is an equal opportunity employer committed to DEI. Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
To apply email Ariel Edwards at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject heading “EVENING & WEEKEND REGISTRAR & GALLERY ASSISTANT.”
In order to be considered, you must attach your cover letter, resume and 3 references to your email as a single, separate document.
The position is currently open and applications will be accepted until it is filled.