Employment Opportunities

Accounting Manager
(Full Time, Salaried, Exempt)

Job Summary:  The Accounting Manager is responsible for general accounting and financial reporting functions in the Finance/Accounting department of the Frist Art Museum.

The following duties are normal for this classification.   These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive.   Other duties may be required and assigned.

Essential Job Functions:
• Lead the preparation of monthly financial reports;
• Counsel various department managers and staff on financial matters relating to the operating budget;
• Formulate grant-related information, prepare ad hoc financial analysis and engage in special projects;
• Participate, with the Director of Finance, in the development of the annual budget;
• Work with the Director of Finance to prepare for the annual audit;
• Prepare for and attend quarterly meetings of the Finance Committee to record accurate minutes of the meetings;
• Reconcile bank accounts;
• Create journal entries and maintain various supporting schedules;
• Cross-train and serve as back-up for reconciling daily cash/check receipts to transaction reports for multiple points of sale, preparing bank deposits, monitoring and servicing cash safes, sales tax and liquor tax returns preparation, accounts payable, and payroll processing;
• Work with volunteers in a positive and constructive manner;
• May require occasional evenings and weekends;
• Other duties as assigned.

Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance required.

Work Experience
• Minimum five to seven years progressively responsible accounting experience required;
• At least three of these years must be non-profit experience;
• Strong preference for non-profit accounting experience to be with a visitor-centric organization such as a museum, historic house, zoo, aquarium, performing arts organization, etc.;
• Experience should include exposure to internal financial statement preparation and restricted gift accounting;
• Familiarity with payroll processing desired;
• Public accounting audit experience a plus.

Skills and Abilities:
• High degree of integrity and commitment to maintain confidentiality;
• Superior attention to detail/accuracy;
• Ability to multi-task and handle conflicting priorities and deadlines appropriately, and work independently and efficiently;
• Demonstrates initiative when appropriate, ability to follow-through;
• High level of analytical ability and problem-solving skills;
• Excellent organizational skills;
• Skills in excellent customer service, both internal and external;
• Effective verbal and written interpersonal and communications skills for a broad range of audiences;
• Commitment to working effectively as part of a team;
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 (including PowerPoint), with strong Excel skills;
• Experience with accounting software.

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 25 pounds
•  Stooping, bending, kneeling
•  Standing for long periods of time
•  Working at computer for long periods of time

Interested candidates should send their a cover letter, resume, references and salary expectations to:
Frist Art Museum
919 Broadway
Nashville, Tennessee 37203-3822
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or Fax: (615) 744-3339
Attention: Sheri Horn, Human Resources Manager


 

Systems Administrator
Full Time (Non-exempt)

Job Summary: Provides on-site, end-user and visitor support for the technology and audio and visual systems of the Frist Art Museum. This includes but is not limited to supporting the installation and operation of desktop computers, virtual Windows servers, network infrastructure equipment, and telephone systems.  Responsibilities for the audio and visual components of the Frist Art Museum include an operational knowledge of all A/V equipment used in the building. The Systems Administrator must have the ability to operate such equipment for events and have the ability to train others to effectively use this equipment.

The following duties are normal for this classification. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Essential Job Functions: Under the direct supervision of the Asst. Director of Internal Affairs, the Systems Administrator will support a network of over 120 PC's and Macs, 10+ network servers using a VMWare platform, and an Asterisk IP phone system while working closely with other Frist Art Museum Staff:

Information Technology:
• Troubleshooting of PCs, Macs, IP phones, mobile devices (iOS and Android), printers and peripherals including software and hardware.
• Routine maintenance of computer and telephone equipment and peripherals
• Installation and support of computer software applications including Windows 7/10, Microsoft Office Office 365, Windows Server 2008/12/16 VMWare 6, Remote Desktop Services, Windows SQL, Barracuda Spam, and anti-virus software.
• Maintaining Veeam backup systems.
• Configure and maintain firewall policies on a Cisco Meraki firewall.
• Assist in planning and implementation of new hardware and software solutions with all departments.
• Assist in end user training, including document how-to's and step by step instructions.
• Troubleshooting system issues and working with 3rd party vendors to remedy the issue.
• Works with Frist Art Museum volunteers in a positive and constructive manner.
• Review and update asset documentation as needed.

Audio/Visual:
• Become knowledgeable concerning all AV equipment used in the Museum.
• Be available for and able to operate AV equipment for special events.
• Support the Education and Development departments in the preparation and implementation of programming using AV equipment.
• Support the Museum’s efforts directed toward assistive listening and making sure every event is enjoyable by all.
• Maintain all AV equipment, notifying the Asst. Director of Internal Affairs when replacements are needed.
• Assist in scheduling backup AV techs should the need arise.

Helpful Experience
• Asterisk Phone System
• iOS or Android development.
• Cisco UCS
• Cisco Switching
• Nimble Storage
• Process Writing
• Video Editing
• Web Design

Education: A two or four-year degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field is preferred or equivalent related experience.

Work Experience: 4+ years of relevant work experience with PCs and Macs, Office Suites (2007, 2010, 2016), Windows Server 2008/12/16.  Must have experience with Active Directory, Exchange 2010/2016, DHCP, DNS, Firewall, Veeam. Experience with SQL and Web Design is a plus. Knowledge of A/V equipment and the operational issues pursuant to that equipment preferred, but not required.

Skills and Abilities
• Adhere to FCVA network security policies;
• Highly organized and motivated “a self starter”;
• Needs working knowledge of Windows file permissions and administer them;
• Ability to configure Active Directory;
• Computer imaging using Windows Deployment Services;
• Troubleshoot and repair simple client computer issues on your own;
• Working knowledge of VMWare, HyperV, and other virtualization technologies;
• Working knowledge of network communications and infrastructure;
• Understanding of TCP/IP, including Subnet masking and DNS;
• Knowledge of MS Exchange 2010/2016 desirable;
• Must place the end-users needs first always;
• Must have sense of urgency when called for help;
• Must be flexible with scheduling to allow for Venue Rental Events, Lectures, or other AV requirements;
• Ability to lift, move, and install computer equipment;
• Must be able to write and communicate clearly for a broad range of audiences;
• Can handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with personable demeanor.

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
•  Working at computer for long periods of time

Interested candidates should send their resume, references and salary expectations to:
Frist Art Museum
919 Broadway
Nashville, Tennessee 37203-3822
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or Fax: (615) 744-3339
Attention: Sheri Horn, Human Resources Manager


 

Visitor Engagement Specialist
(Temporary / Hourly / Nashville Talent Payment)

The Visitor Engagement Specialist is a contract position, employed through Nashville Talent Payment, Inc, who is the employer of record. Weekday, evening and weekend shifts required. Reports to Security.

*Security training and Tennessee Security Guard Certification will be provided by the Frist Art Museum for qualified candidates who pass a background check.

*Nashville Talent Payment is hiring for multiple full-time and part-time positions. These are six-month temporary positions with the possibility of extended employment based on performance and staffing needs.

Job Summary: The Visitor Engagement Specialist will assist with staffing the museum lobby, main entrances, and gallery spaces. We are looking for talented individuals capable of communicating a welcoming environment by greeting visitors, answering questions, and ensuring a safe, easy, and efficient visitor flow throughout the museum.

Essential Job Functions:
• Offer gallery and event support, responding to requests for assistance when extra help is required (e.g., a sudden influx of visitors or a VIP visit).
• Pleasantly provide visitors and members with information about exhibitions, special events, or situations that require additional attention.
• Provide protection for the art objects and assist in enforcing security standards, policies, and procedures.

Education and/or Experience: high school diploma or equivalent work experience, some college preferred.

Work Experience: Previous customer service-oriented experience is highly desirable.  Individual must possess a depth of emotional intelligence and be prepared to respond professionally in emergency situations.

Skills and Abilities:
• Skilled in tact and diplomacy
• Ability to maintain a professional manner in keeping with a museum environment
• Service Orientation— ability to actively look for ways to help people.
• Situational Perceptiveness — maintain an awareness of surroundings, and identify potential safety threats
• Desire to learn more about museums, non-profit organizations, and security practices

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 25 pounds
• Stooping, bending, kneeling
• Standing for long periods of time

Working Conditions: Work will be performed in a steady rotation of standing, walking, and sitting. This position may require evening and weekend hours.

Compensation and Benefits: hourly pay $11.00; Discounts in FAM museum café and opportunity to earn free passes to the museum


Interested candidates should send their resume and references to:
Frist Art Museum
919 Broadway
Nashville, Tennessee 37203-3822
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or Fax: (615) 244-3339
Attention: Sheri Horn, Human Resources Manager


 

Maintenance Engineer
(Full-time, Non-exempt)

Job summary: Assists in the day-to-day maintenance and operation of the building systems including, H.V.A.C., plumbing, fire control, electrical, and irrigation system, with the Chief Maintenance Engineer. Also, responds to “alarms” with the building automation system (Automated Logic).  Will rotate being on 24-hour call for emergency, weather-related and mechanical failure of the facility.

Job Requirements: Must be a self-starter, self-motivated, team player.  Able to work well under pressure and short deadlines. Must be personable, with good customer service skills.

The following duties are normal for this classification. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Essential Job Functions:
• Performs preventive maintenance under the direction of the Facilities Manager.
• Performs “work orders” requested by Frist staff under the direction of the Facilities Manager.
• Assists in office moves and relocations
• Assists in the custodial care of the facility including parking lots, outdoor walkways, interior and exterior lighting, and landscaping.
• Work with volunteers in a positive and constructive manner.
• Performs other duties as may be necessary to support the mission and goals of department and the Frist.

Education and Experience:  High School diploma required with technical knowledge preferred.

Skills and Abilities:
• Must be a self-starter, self-motivated, team player, with good communication skills at all levels.
• Must have basic computer skills.
• Must have basic knowledge of HVAC and preventive maintenance.
• Must have basic knowledge of maintaining kitchen equipment.
• Must be able to work well under pressure and short deadlines.
• Must be personable with good customer service skills.

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 this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Demands may include:

• Able to bend, stoop, climb, push, pull, lift (approx. 40–50 lbs.)
• Operate the following equipment:
      -- Drills, hand tools, reciprocating saws, mechanical lifts, forklift, dollies, carts, ladders, shovels, blowers, pressure washers, etc.

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


Interested candidates should send resume, references and salary expectations to:
Frist Art Museum
919 Broadway
Nashville, Tennessee 37203
Attention: Sheri Horn, Human Resources Manager
E-mail to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or Fax: (615) 244-3339

 

Cafe Worker
(On-call, Nashville Talent Payment)

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

Nashville Talent Payment is the employer of record for this on-call position.

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 and equipment maintenance;
• Starting pay, $10.00/hour.

Education/Work Experience:  High school or college preferred with at least one year of experience in food sales and service fields.  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:  This position requires evening and weekend hours. Work hours are no more than 20-29 per week.

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.
• Working at computer 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)

 

Teaching Assistant
(Temporary / Hourly / Nashville Talent Payment)

Job Summary:
As part of the Frist Art Museum’s experiential learning program, teaching assistantships are designed to provide a paid opportunity for those with an interest in museum or art education. Working under the guidance of members of the Experiential Learning Team or Community Engagement team, teaching assistants gain valuable knowledge and experience working in a variety of roles within the Education Department.

Essential Job Functions:
• Support educational initiatives through research, activity planning and implementation, and program and event support
• Assist with institutional needs such as supporting the Martin ArtQuest Gallery or Art Trunk Programs

Education and/or Experience:
Applicants must be currently enrolled, or recently completed, a program in art education, art history, art education, museum studies, or studio art.

Students are responsible for making arrangements for course credit through their university or college internship supervisor.  The Frist Art Museum will provide documentation of hours and will complete intern evaluation forms provided by the university.

Skills and Abilities:
• Organized, punctual, and detail-oriented
• Comfortable with working with people of all ages and abilities
• Available to work 15-20 hours a week
• Possess the desire to learn more about non-profit organizations and museums
 
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 25 pounds
• Stooping, bending, kneeling
• Standing for long periods of time

Compensation and Benefits: Hourly pay $10.00; Discounts in FAM museum café and opportunity to earn free passes to the museum.

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 assistantship program at the Frist Art Museum, and how it fits into your long-term career goals.
• A letter of faculty recommendation or professional equivalent
• The completed Summer Teaching Assistantship Application

Completed packets should be submitted to:
Teaching Assistant Program
Attn: Samantha Andrews
Frist Art Museum
919 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203

Digital application packets may be emailed in whole to Samantha Andrews at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Incomplete packets will not be considered.

Please note that this is a competitive program and submitting an application DOES NOT guarantee you a position. 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. Candidates who have been selected for interview will be contacted directly.

Frist Art Museum teaching assistants are contracted through Nashville Talent Payment and are not considered Frist Art Museum employees.


 

INTERNSHIPS
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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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