Employment Opportunities

Racine Art Museum, 441 Main Street

Receptionist
Part-time, requires weekends and some evenings
$8.50/hour
8-12 hours/week

General Summary of Position:
Responsible for welcoming guests to the Racine Art Museum (RAM), providing courteous service and information about the museum, and executing administrative tasks as needed.

Principal Job Functions:

  • Greet and introduce guests to the museum
  • Collect admissions, donations, and other payments
  • Answer phones and provide museum information, or direct calls to appropriate staff
  • Assist other museum departments with administrative tasks
  • Enforce security policies
  • Maintain the reception area

Required Knowledge and Skills:

Positive customer service skills
Strong verbal and written communication
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
Organizational and interpersonal skills

Minimum Education and Experience: High School diploma and some clerical experience

Mail or email application materials to:
Lisa Englander
Principal, Guest Experience and Retail Division
Racine Art Museum
PO Box 187
Racine, WI 53401-0187
lenglander@ramart.org
No phone calls please

Administrative Intern
Responsibilities may include:
•  Organize and file artist data in biographical files
•  Generate donor labels for library books
•  Attend special events when needed

To qualify, a prospective intern must meet one of the following criteria:
•  Currently enrolled as an undergraduate, graduate, or post graduate student majoring in art (Studio, Art History, Art Education, Museum Studies) or Communications (Marketing). Work/Study students welcome to apply.
•  Recent college graduate within the above disciplines (eligible for one year following graduation). Preference will be given to currently enrolled students. 
•  High school senior accepted into a college or university fine art program (eligible for the summer following graduation).

Application Procedures
Applications are accepted three times a year according to the schedule below:
•  Semester 1: January - May, Applications accepted: November - December
•  Semester 2: June - August, Applications accepted: March - April
•  Semester 3: September - December, Applications accepted: May - August

Mail or email resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to:
Liz Siercks
Racine Art Museum
PO Box 187
Racine, WI 53401-0187
lsiercks@ramart.org
No phone calls please

Position: Building Services Assistant
Part-time 25 hours per Week - $10.25 per Hour

General Summary of Position:
Responsible for assisting the Building and Grounds Supervisor with cleaning and maintenance at the Racine Art Museum (RAM) in downtown Racine.

Principal Job Functions:

  • Maintain and clean RAM building
  • Communicate with Supervisor regarding daily and weekly cleaning tasks and schedules
  • Maintain RAM garden, sidewalks, and parking lot
  • Help determine and schedule repairs
  • Assist in the upkeep of supplies and equipment
  • Assist the Supervisor with vendor contractors
  • Assist Education and Exhibition Department programs, museum events, and facility rentals with set up and preparation
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • General knowledge of cleaning and maintenance procedures and materials
  • Maintain communications with Supervisor and other employees
  • Use time management and problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • A valid driver's license
  • Access to an insured vehicle to be used to perform work-related duties as appropriate
  • Education and Experience: High School diploma and 1-2 years of building and grounds maintenance is preferred

Physical Requirements and working conditions:

  • Ability to be physically active 5 hours per day
  • Able to lift 50 pounds; climb stairs and ladders; use power and hand tools
  • Perform all landscaping and yard work tasks including tree trimming and snow removal as needed
  • Tolerate hot, cold, conditions environments needing to be cleaned as required
  • Some weekend and evening hours are required

Benefits

A retirement plan is available on the first enrollment date following 12 months of employment with employer match/contribution.

Please Request an Application or Mail/email resume by contacting:

Sharon Martinoff
Racine Art Museum
441 Main Street; PO Box 187
Racine, WI 53403
smartinoff@ramart.org

No Phone Calls, Please

 

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