Career Opportunities

Security Officer / Gallery Guide
The security officer is responsible for greeting visitors, giving informative answers to visitors, observing and reporting any irregularities to the Security Supervisor.
This  position is on a  part-time basis / to work week-ends.
Major Responsibilities: 
  • Safeguard the museum’s gallery artwork and assets through the use of effective security patrols.
  • Understand all museum procedures and assist visitors.
  • Officer must be able to follow directions and react quickly during emergency situations while assisting visitors/ staff.
  • Officer must be able to work effectively and courteously with diverse groups of visitors and staff.
  • Conduct oneself in the best interest of the Museum.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to read, writes, speak fluent English, and follow written and oral instructions.
  • Officers must be able to stand or walk a patrol 7 or more hours per shift.
  • Demonstrate ability to act courteous and professional with visitor and staff.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule when necessary.
  • Officers must be able to communicate clearly, effectively, and professionally with visitors and staff.
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Administrative Assistant

This position provides essential clerical and administrative support for the curatorial division and provides particular support for the Director of Curatorial Affairs while interacting with all departments in the Museum.  The assistant reports directly to the Director of Curatorial Affairs.

Job Responsibilities

Among the primary responsibilities:

  • the assistant maintains and communicates information about the curatorial division and related activities (maintains exhibition schedules and support for organizing exhibitions, informed of content and related programs, publication assistance, draft and produce correspondence, prepare invoices and annual budgets among other responsibilities, maintain files in print and electronically for the division).
  • the assistant is available to support the curatorial staff.
  • the assistant must be able to meet deadlines for specific projects.
  • the assistant must be able to interact professionally with both the public regarding general inquiries of a curatorial nature, as well as with senior staff in a mature, informed manner. 

The assistant organizes the required documents for the Trustee Committee dedicated to artwork in the collection by coordinating information with the Director of Curatorial Affairs and Registrar’s office.  This includes completing specific paperwork and documents accurately for 3 major meetings.  The assistant maintains Minutes of these meetings for distribution after each session.   Depending upon qualifications, the assistant may be asked to research art and artists. The assistant must be energetic, pro-active, informed and possess a cordial and collegial attitude.   

Job Specifications

Education: Bachelor’s degree

Training and Experience: Microsoft Office, Outlook; preferably aware of art and familiarity with The Museum System software.

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The Norton Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer.