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Gallery Attendant – Part Time

Reporting to the Director of Security, the Gallery Attendant is responsible for ensuring the
safety and security of all visitors, staff, volunteers, works of art and Museum properties.

This is a part-time (29 hours per week), on-site position.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Ensure the Safety of People, Artwork and the Museum Environment
  • Maintain a safe and secure environment by patrolling and monitoring the premises and the permanent
    collection and special exhibition galleries
  • Ensure the following of museum rules with both public and staff
  • Monitor, control and record all traffic of visitors and staff entering and leaving the building
  • Be prepared to provide emergency assistance in the event of a medical, fire, or other emergency
  • Report to Security Management any damage to exhibits, unsafe conditions, unusual occurrences such
    as minor accidents, perceived suspicious activity or situation/ and other cases requiring additional help
    or authority
  • Prepare incident reports when necessary
  • Provide Professional Customer Service to Visitors
  • Act as a professional representative of the Museum to the public
  • Communicate professionally with Museum visitors to provide directions, information, and general
  • Be knowledgeable about exhibitions on view and Museum programming
  • Be an Engaged Employee of Ogden Museum of Southern Art
  • Work professionally with other security and facility personnel during shifts
  • Work museum events as needed outside of regular museum operating hours
  • Become familiar with and follow the protocols and policies outlined in Ogden Museum’s Employee
  • Attend all exhibition training sessions
  • Attend meetings to review scope of duties or work as needed
  • Attend quarterly Security Department meetings
  • Perform other security duties as assigned
  • Perform other security duties as needed

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the general public and use communications equipment.
  • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; ensure work responsibilities are covered
    when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time
  • High School diploma or other commensurate experience

Physical/Other Requirements

  • Must be able to lift 30 pounds and spend time on feet
  • Must successfully complete and pass a security background check.
  • According to Museum Policy, all staff are evaluated on a 30, 60, 90-day period

Director of Finance and Administration – Full Time

Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, Louisiana seeks an experienced, highly organized professional to serve as Director of Finance and Administration as the museum begins its third decade of growth.

Reporting to the Executive Director and to the Deputy Director of Administration, this role is responsible for high-level Administrative, Accounting and Human Resources operations of the museum, supported by museum staff and contracted agencies.

Critically, this position helps guide institutional activity relating to the 5-year strategic plan cycle by systemizing business systems and methods for evaluating organizational effectiveness.

The Director of Finance and Administration is a full-time, on-site position with competitive salary and benefits.

Job Summary

The post holder will provide oversight and be responsible for general financial operations, for ensuring organizational effectiveness by providing leadership for the organization’s financial activities related to overall administrative function, multi-year institutional planning, production of reports and budgets and maintenance of accounts and records.

The Director of Finance and Administration will oversee the outsourced agency responsible for data entry, payroll management, general bookkeeping and cash reporting, and will work with the Executive Director and/or Deputy Director of Administration to develop cost/benefit analyses, run financial scenarios, streamline processes, create financial analyses and reports as needed and provide strategies for financial growth.

The Director of Finance and Administration oversees a contracted accounting agency who facilitates the responsibilities of the department at large.

The position also contributes to the development and implementation of financial strategies, policy and practices.

The Director of Finance and Administration is responsible for general administrative Human Resources activities and is the primary liaison with the contracted Human Resources agency.

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Ogden Museum is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to building a culturally diverse staff and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply.