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The Albright-Knox Art Gallery is currently hiring for the following positions. We are unable to accept unsolicited resumes.

The Albright-Knox Art Gallery provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, genetics or any other legally protected status.


Processing Archivist (Full Time)

In accordance with contemporary professional standards, vocabularies, and practices, the Processing Archivist will arrange, describe, and re-house the museum’s institutional records. This includes a substantial backlog of unprocessed analog records, as well as ongoing archival transfers. The scope of this position also entails fielding research queries with regard to the archival materials. The Processing Archivist reports directly to the Curator for the Collection.

Position Details

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Arrange, describe, and re-house the museum’s institutional records, with an emphasis on addressing the current backlog of unprocessed materials
  • Intake and accession records transfers from museum departments
  • Address preservation concerns as needed
  • Update the museum’s existing finding-aid
  • Answer reference questions with regard to the archival materials

 

COMPETENCIES & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in Library or Information Science, Public History or related field; concentration in Archives management preferred
  • Minimum of one year processing experience
  • High capacity for creative problem-solving
  • Proven ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to lift cartons weighing up to 40 pounds
  • Previous experience using Archon or related archival management tool preferred
  • Knowledge of/interest in modern and contemporary art and/or museum experience preferred

Please apply for this position online at:
https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=13822541


AK Café Kiosk Associate (Part Time)

Ensures that AK patrons and other visitors receive outstanding customer service and friendly communication when visiting the outdoor AK Café Kiosk.

Position Details

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Interface with customers, advise customers, and answer questions relating to available Kiosk products and services
  • Keep Kiosk area clean, removing trash and wiping off tables
  • Promptly and accurately process customer purchases

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school or equivalent
  • Related experience helpful
  • Ability to work outside
  • Strong communication skills/ability to interact well with public
  • Basic math skills

Please apply for this position online at:
https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=13821521


Maintenance Representative (Full Time)

The Maintenance Representative reports directly to the Head of Buildings & Grounds.

Position Details

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Use a daily checklist to inspect grounds and common areas of all assigned properties.
  • Be proactive in addressing all problems identified through inspections.
  • Follow a schedule to perform general janitorial services such as mopping, sweeping, dusting, and general cleanup inside all buildings.
  • Perform outside maintenance, including snow shoveling, leaf raking, and grass cutting. Patrol the parking lot and provide general clean up twice daily.
  • Perform minor electrical, plumbing, carpentry, roof repairs, and painting duties as assigned.
  • Perform minor and routine maintenance functions based upon work orders approved by the Head of Buildings & Grounds.
  • Replace air filters and lighting equipment, and perform painting, basic plumbing, electrical services, snow removal, and light landscaping.
  • Provide set up and clean up for all events as directed by the Head of Buildings & Grounds.
  • Perform daily walkthrough of a specific section of the campus that the Head of Buildings & Grounds designates and report any issues that need attention (e.g., chipped paint on doors or walls, lights out, or anything that is not up to our museum’s standards).

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Exceptional interpersonal communication abilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide exceptional internal and external customer service.
  • Organized self-starter and strong attention to detail.
  • Basic computer skills required.
  • Ability to work overtime as needed.

 

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma.
  • Two+ years relevant work experience in general maintenance.
  • General knowledge of electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and drywall applications.
  • Ability to perform skilled routine repairs.

Please apply for this position online at:
https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=13517121


Security Guard (Part time)

Position Details

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure physical security for protection against intrusion
  • Perform routine security patrols
  • Procedural security, including enforcing the Gallery’s key and security badge control policy and detection of embezzlement
  • Investigate and write reports on accidents, incidents, suspicious activities, safety and fire hazards, and other security-related situations
  • Conduct complete and accurate investigations surrounding intrusions, thefts, fires, accidents, incidents, vandalism, suspicious activities, and policy and procedure violations
  • As a primary point of contact for both employees and patrons, act with courtesy, respect, and in a friendly manner at all times
  • Listen with empathy to employees’ and patrons’ issues and concerns
  • Respond to security and fire alarms, medical emergencies, crimes-in-progress, non-criminal incidents, and natural disasters

COMPETENCIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Security experience is preferred, but not necessary
  • Current New York State Security License preferred
  • Good working knowledge of security operations, safety practices in a business environment, and enforcement procedures
  • Strong written, verbal, and oral communication skills

Please apply for this position online at:
https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12266011


How to Apply

Follow the link under the open position to apply for that job. You may apply for multiple positions.

No telephone inquiries or general/unsolicited resumes, please.