May 16, 2024

Hammer Museum

Los Angeles, CA

The Hammer Museum at UCLA believes diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion are integral to fulfilling our mission to illuminate lives and build a more just work through art and ideas. We actively see out different perspectives to broaden and enrich our understanding of the world. We believe this inspires thoughtful and provocative exhibitions and programs that serve the vibrant and varied communities that make up the city of Los Angeles. The Hammer understands that art not only has the power to transport us through aesthetic experience but can also provide significant insight into some of the most pressing cultural, political, and social questions of our time. We share the unique and invaluable perspectives that artists have on the world around us.

The Hammer seeks an exceptional candidate for a project manager, primarily focused on the upcoming exhibition Breath(e): Toward Climate & Social Justice, part of the Getty Foundation’s Pacific Standard Time 2024 (PST) initiative. The Project Manager works closely with the Director and Chief Curator of the Grunwald Center on all projects and initiatives connected to the center’s exhibition and publication program. Under the general supervision of the Director, Exhibition & Publication Management, the Project Manager’s main duties are to work directly with assigned project team members to facilitate exhibition and publication projects to meet institutional goals and standards while adhering to and upholding the agreed upon budget, timeline and contractual guidelines and obligations.

-Prior art museum experience and knowledge of museum operations, standards, practices, and procedures, specifically related to exhibitions and publications. (Required)
-Interpersonal skill in negotiating, exchanging ideas, information, and opinions with others to formulate policies and programs and/or arrive jointly at decisions, conclusions, or solutions. (Required)
-Highly organized, efficient, and attentive to detail, with excellent follow-up skills. (Required)
-Self-starting, resourceful, proactive, and motivated in performing and excelling in responsibilities (Required)
-Proven skill in budget and financial analysis preparation and management, and cost control. (Required)
-Excellent communication skills, including oral, written, editing, and proofreading. Demonstrated ability to compose routine business correspondence with correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation. (Required)
-Skill in negotiating, exchanging ideas, information, and opinions and arrive jointly at decisions, conclusions, or solutions. Excellent interpersonal skills to interact diplomatically and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships internally and externally. (Required)
-Maintain and preserve appropriate and orderly filing systems. (Required)
-Ability to prioritize and adjust heavy workload, manage a variety of tasks, and meet various deadlines with changing priorities, frequent interruptions, and conflicting deadlines. (Required)
-Skill in using a PC and knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel required. Familiarity with Adobe Photoshop and Acrobat software required. Mac experience preferred, but can be trained. (Required)

Special Conditions for Employment

Background Check: Continued employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background investigation.
Live Scan Background Check: A Live Scan background check must be completed prior to the start of employment.

9:30am – 6:30pm

Union/Policy Covered
99-Policy Covered

Salary: $26.48 – $28.50/hour

Benefits: list of benefits

Education requirements: Bachelor’s degree

Deadline to apply: June 13, 2024

Documents required to apply: Resume, cover letter

How to apply: visit UCLA Career Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition #2541. Please submit an online application as instructed. Due to the volume of resumes that we receive, we are regretfully unable to respond to phone calls and emails regarding the status of applications and the recruiting process.