Employment Opportunities

Assistant Facilities Manager
(Full-time, Non-Exempt)

Job Summary: The Assistant Facilities Manager is a new position that will provide support to the Facilities Manager in maintaining the day-to-day operation of the Frist Art Museum building systems including, H.V.A.C., plumbing, fire control, electrical, roof, irrigation, and general building maintenance. This team member shares responsibility for monitoring the building energy management system (Automated Logic) and rotates with other facilities staff to be on 24-hour call for emergency, weather related, and mechanical failures within the facility.

Essential Job Functions:
• Assists in maintaining the building, grounds, equipment and facility
• Participates, and helps schedule the work performed by the facilities staff, custodial, and contractors
• Implements a systematic maintenance program
• Monitors the building’s energy management software system (Automated Logic) controlling the HVAC and humidity controls both on-site and remotely via laptop
• Performs and coordinates preventive maintenance on all systems
• Installs, moves, repairs, and removes equipment and utilities within the building
• Sustains the condition of the museum’s plumbing and electrical installations
• Completes repairs on art museum equipment, including lights and light fixtures
• Assists in office moves and relocation
• Contributes to setting up for programs, meetings, special events, building rentals, and other functions on art museum property
• Work with volunteers in a positive and constructive manner
• Performs other duties as may be necessary to support the mission and goals of the Frist Art Museum

Education and Experience: Minimum requirement of a high school diploma with additional technical H.V.A.C. and electrical training completed.  An associates or bachelor’s degree is preferred. Three-years minimum experience in building operations or construction is essential. Must be comfortable working with computers and have knowledge of the Microsoft Office software suite. The ideal candidate will show a capacity for leadership with some experience scheduling teams.

Skills and Abilities
• Must be a self-motivated, team player, with excellent communication skills
• Must have experience in a variety of maintenance trades
• Must have extensive knowledge of HVAC with a preference for candidates experienced with chilled water and boiler systems
• Must have knowledge of maintaining kitchen equipment
• Must have familiarity with telecommunications equipment
• Must be EPA certified 
• Must have knowledge of building codes
• Must be personable with good customer service skills
• Must be able to read and interpret architectural drawings
• Must be able to work well under pressure and short deadlines
• Computer Assisted Design skills are preferred
• Problem-solving and creative abilities are highly valued

Physical Demands:
• Ability to bend, stoop, climb, push, pull, lift (approx. 40-50 lbs.). 
• Operate the following equipment: drills, hand tools, reciprocating saws, mechanical lifts, forklift, meters, H.V.A.C. gauges, dollies, carts, ladders, shovels, cell phone, computer, etc.

Working Conditions: Work will be performed in a standing / walking capacity 80% - 90% of the time. May be exposed to extreme cold and hot weather conditions. 

Interested candidates should send their resume, references and salary expectations to:

Sheri Horn, Human Resources Manager
Frist Art Museum
919 Broadway
Nashville, TN  37203
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Fax: 615.744.3991

 

Teaching Assistant

As part of the Frist Art Museum’s experiential learning program, teaching assistantships are designed to provide a paid opportunity to experience teaching in an informal learning environment to those with an interest in museums, education, or art education. Working under the guidance of Frist Art Museum Educators, teaching assistants gain valuable knowledge and experience working with learners of all ages through a variety of programs, methods, and media at the Frist Art Museum and out in the community. Teaching Assistants research exhibitions, develop lessons and activities, and implement programs under the guidance of Community Engagement or Experiential Learning staff. The program calendar coincides with the academic calendar, offering Teaching Assistantships during fall and spring semesters.

We are currently looking to fill one (1) TA position for the fall 2018 semester. Applications are due August 6, 2018.

To be eligible for the Teaching Assistant program, students must be:
• Enrolled at a college or university when applying
• Holding junior, senior, or graduate student status when applying
• Pursuing a degree in art education, art history, general education, museum studies, or studio art

Ideal applicants are available at least two weekdays from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. as well as some evenings, weekends, holidays, and school breaks. Most teaching assistants work 15-20 hours a week for 16 to 21 consecutive weeks and earn a rate of pay as determined by Human Resources.

Teaching Assistants are considered employees of Nashville Talent Payment with a placement at the Frist Art Museum. There is no contract, and the arrangement can be terminated at any time.
The Frist Art Museum is committed to offering equal participation in all programs without regard to race, creed, national origin, age, gender, marital status, veteran status, or disability.
   
Fall 2018
Application Deadline:                       August 6, 2018
Length of Assistantship:                  15 weeks
Required Commitment:                   15-20 hours per week
Start Date:                                       September 4, 2018
End Date:                                        December 21, 2018
Pay Rate:                                        $10.00 per hour

Application Process:
To be considered for a teaching assistantship, you must submit a packet containing all of the following:
• A cover letter explaining why you would like to participate in the Teaching Assistant Program at the Frist Art Museum, and how it fits into your long-term career goals.
• A letter of faculty recommendation
• Three professional references
• The completed Teaching Assistant Application Form
Please note that this is a competitive program and submitting an application does not guarantee placement in our program. The Frist Art Museum is committed to offering equal participation in all programs without regard to race, creed, national origin, age, gender, marital status, veteran status, or disability.
The Frist Art Museum will not accept any digital application packets but only those sent via regular mail at the below address.

Applications should be submitted to:
Teaching Assistant Program
Education Department
Frist Art Museum
919 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203


 

Café Help 
(Temporary, On-call, Nashville Talent Payment—who is the employer of record)

Work Summary: Takes Café food and beverage orders and prepares the order(s) by performing the following duties. 

Work Details:
Provides excellent customer service by assisting guests with questions regarding food or service.
Prepare food and beverage orders
Operates POS register system, (credit card and cash transactions, collects vouchers for service) and keeps record of transactions.
Performs daily food service checklist duties to maintain operating standards and cleaning and sanitation criteria.   
Follow and uphold all food safety and handling procedures required by government and Frist standards;
Café visual presentation maintenance: dining room busing, cleaning of tables and chairs; service items & equipment maintenance;

Education/Work Experience:  High School preferred. Experience in food and beverage service a plus.  Basic computer skills desired.

Skills and Abilities:
Excellent customer service skills within food services;
Excellent interpersonal skills;
Ability to successfully operate POS system and Food Service equipment;
Ability to work cooperatively in a collaborative, team-oriented environment;

Job Conditions:   Work hours are no more than 20-29 per week. Must have flexibility to work:
• Monday through Friday 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
• Thursday and Friday evenings from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
• Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
• Sundays from 12:00 noon to 5:30 p.m.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Demands may include:
• Lifting materials up to 25 pounds.
• Stooping, bending, kneeling
• Standing for long periods of time.

To be considered: Complete a Frist Art Museum application at the Frist Art Museum Café, 919 Broadway, and Nashville, TN 37203 or email resume to: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

MUST SUCCESSFULLY PASS A BACKGROUND CHECK
ON-SITE PARKING PROVIDED


 

Line/Prep Cook
(Temporary, On-call, Nashville Talent Payment—who is the employer of record)

• Daily preparation of food items in pantry and /or other areas of kitchen;
• Post daily kitchen checklist activities at close of business.
• Maintain sales counter refrigerated food display units. 
• Preparation of daily menu cold foods; washes, peels, cuts, and seeds vegetables and fruits. 
• Preparation of daily hot menu foods. (soups, sandwiches, pizza, specials, etc.)
• Ensure timely preparation of all meals;
• Serves food in proper portion size and temperature;
• Cleans, cuts, and grinds meats, poultry, and seafood.
• Follow proper accident reporting procedures
• Adhere to all health department and safety regulations
• Cleans work areas, equipment and utensils, segregates and removes garbage, and steam cleans or hoses garbage containers.
• Distributes supplies, utensils, and portable equipment.
• Assists kitchen staff with all food and beverage preparation.
• Assists/coordinates catering duties related to event preparation and operation for internal events (i.e. setups/maintaining and removal of food and beverage services and equipment within function spaces);
• Arrive at work at scheduled time;
• Performs additional duties as needed to support food service and special events.

Education/Work Experience:  High School or GED and professional diploma preferred, with at least one year of cooking experience. 

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Demands may include:
• Lifting materials up to 50 pounds.
• Stooping, bending, kneeling
• Standing for long periods of time.

To be considered: Complete a Frist Art Museum application at the Frist Art Museum Café, 919 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203 or email resume to: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

MUST SUCCESSFULLY PASS A BACKGROUND CHECK
ON-SITE PARKING PROVIDED

 

INTERNSHIPS
Click here for information about internships at the Frist

 

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Frist Art Museum will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.

The Frist Art Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

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