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Thank you for your interest in joining the MASS MoCA team! If you love the arts, and take pride in working hard with a dedicated team, we hope you find a position below that fits your skills and experience.

MASS MoCA strives to be a welcoming environment that encourages free exchange between the making of art and its enjoyment by the public. We are committed to inclusion and diversity among our staff, artists, patrons, and guests alike.

VISITOR SERVICES COORDINATOR

Job Type
Full-time

Job Summary
Primary Function: Create an outstanding experience for visitors to MASS MoCA. Secondary Function: Keep museum departments current with all pertinent operating details. Hours are regular and relate to the museum’s seasonal hours with required special event shifts that are scheduled at least two weeks in advance.

Learn more and apply to the Visitor Services Coordinator position here.

HR GENERALIST

Job Type
Full-time

Job Summary
The HR Generalist provides high quality HR expertise and support with a focus on coordinating full-cycle recruitment efforts to ensure an exceptional candidate experience. The generalist will be the primary contact and coordinator for onboarding, including staff development and DEAI work to promote the museum’s goals in support of diversity and EEO missions. The generalist assists with employee relations and supporting daily HR operations, with the goal of maintaining a positive working environment to enhance the employee experience.

Learn more and apply to the HR Generalist position here.

VISUAL ARTS AND REGISTRARIAL ASSISTANT

Job Type
Full-time

Job Summary
The Visual Arts and Registrarial Assistant job will consist of three categories: 1. Light art conservation; 2. Registrarial tasks; and 3. Departmental administrative work. The Visual Arts and Registrarial Assistant will be personable and task-oriented with a love for detail and working knowledge of spreadsheet and database software. Because the conservation and care will take place weekdays, before public hours, the normal start time for this job will be 8am with the morning art checks being overseen by the Director of Installation. This position reports to the Director of Exhibitions/Senior Curator and works closely with the Exhibition Manager/Senior Registrar.

Learn more and apply to the Visual Arts and Registrarial Assistant position here.

STUDIOS MANAGER

Job Type
Full-time

Job Summary
MASS MoCA is seeking a dynamic full-time Studios Manager to join the Assets for Artists / Studios at MASS MoCA Department, a team of experienced creative professionals who help artists to flourish. Begun in 2015, the Studios at MASS MoCA welcomes approximately 150 artists per year for stays of typically 2-4 weeks. Over 700 artists have been in residence in the Studios, traveling from around the U.S. and 25 countries. Learn more about The Studios at MASS MoCA.

The Studios Manager oversees the key operations of the Studios at MASS MoCA residency program, making sure that all current and future artists in residence at the Studios at MASS MoCA are well taken care of and have their needs met to the best of A4A’s abilities. The Studios Manager oversees all aspects of the Studios at MASS MoCA programming, from studio upkeep and maintenance, to artist selection (organizing application reviews), to scheduling and communicating with selected artists before they arrive, to serving as the first line of support for artists while they are in residence.

Learn more and apply to the Studios Manager position here.

DIRECTOR OF ART FABRICATION AND SPECIAL PROJECTS

Job Type
Full-time

Job Summary
The Director of Art Fabrication and Special Projects job is a combination of managerial and hands-on work. This position will oversee and execute all details of decided upon exhibitions and special institutional projects (including both exhibitions and capital construction projects). Key in this role is planning, budgeting, drafting, and supervision of said projects to make sure we meet deadlines, and ensure the exhibitions open on time, on budget, and at the highest possible quality. This position provides leadership and directs the fabrication, while working closely with the Director of Art Installation on the execution and maintenance of museum exhibitions, and commissioned works.

The Director of Art Fabrication and Special Projects will collaborate with the with visual arts and facilities staff, outside vendors, partner institutions, and exhibiting artists. This role will focus on value engineering, logistics, and resource management and will provide finalized construction/installation drawings for all projects, engineering approval, and ensuring building/fire code are met for all exhibition for all exhibitions. Additionally, this role will be responsible for consulting with the art installation team on all AV projects (including specialized lighting and kinetics),

This position will from time to time focus on non-exhibition related special projects and capital construction projects. These projects will be determined in advance so that the duties related to exhibitions can be shared amongst other team members or overhires (1099). This position reports to the Director of Exhibitions and manages and evaluates the Exhibitions Manager/Senior Registrar and the Director of Installation.

Learn more and apply to the Director of Art Fabrication and Special Projects position here.

CUSTODIAN
(Part-Time, 1st Shift- Tenant Ops)

Job Type
Part-time

Job Summary
MASS MoCA is accepting applications for a part-time custodian to work in our tenant operations.
1st Shift: Monday- Friday 11am- 3:30pm
Ideal candidates will be available to fill in other shifts as needed.

Custodial responsibilities will include:

  • Sanitizing and disinfecting throughout the facility and museum
  • Performing all routine cleaning tasks including sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, cleaning restrooms, washing windows and walls, restocking supplies, and other duties assigned using prescribed procedures
  • Trash removal, recycling, and sanitation of waste receptacles
  • Cleaning and supporting special events on the MASS MoCA campus, as needed
  • Reporting observed damages or defects in assigned areas
  • Following technical and safety procedures as instructed
  • Assisting with snow removal and sanding, as needed
  • Assuming additional responsibilities as required

Learn more and apply to the Custodian – (Part-Time, 1st Shift- Tenant Ops) position here.

MUSEUM ATTENDANT
(Full-Time)

Job Type
Full-time

Description
Weekly Hours: Full time/40 hours
Hours: other hours as needed
Week Schedule: TBD, including weekends

Job Summary
The Museum Attendant will assist with coordinating museum attendant team members by working closely with the Museum Attendant Coordinator and other department leads with current and new team training, scheduling changes, and other responsibilities as determined by the Museum Attendant Coordinator.

The Museum Attendant reports to the Museum Attendant Coordinator.

Learn more and apply to the Museum Attendant position here.

LEAD MUSEUM ATTENDANT

Job Type
Full-time

Description
Weekly Hours: Full time/40 hours
Hours: other hours as needed
Week Schedule: Primarily Thursday-Monday (Memorial Day-Columbus Day); Friday-Monday (Columbus Day-Memorial Day); other scheduling as needed

Job Summary
The Lead Museum Attendant will assist with coordinating museum attendant team members by working closely with the Museum Attendant Coordinator and other department leads with current and new team training, scheduling changes, and other responsibilities as determined by the Museum Attendant Coordinator.

The Lead Museum Attendant reports to the Museum Attendant Coordinator.

Learn more and apply to the Lead Museum Attendant position here.

CUSTODIAN
2nd Shift, full-time

Job Type
Full-time

Description
MASS MoCA is accepting applications for full-time custodians, 2nd shift.
Work week: Friday – Tuesday, 3:30pm-11:30pm
(Hours will shift in the summer season)

Custodial responsibilities will include:

  • Sanitizing and disinfecting throughout the museum
  • Performing all routine cleaning tasks including sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, cleaning restrooms, washing windows and walls, restocking supplies, and other duties assigned using prescribed procedures
  • Trash removal, recycling, and sanitation of waste receptacles
  • Cleaning and supporting special events on the MASS MoCA campus
  • Reporting observed damages or defects in assigned areas
  • Assisting with snow removal and sanding
  • Implementing technical and safety procedures as instructed by supervisor
  • Assuming additional responsibilities as required

Learn more and apply to the Custodian – 2md Shift position here.

CUSTODIAN
1st Shift, full-time

Job Type
Full-time

Description
MASS MoCA is accepting applications for full-time custodians, 1st shift.
Work week: Friday – Tuesday.

Custodial responsibilities will include:

  • Sanitizing and disinfecting throughout the museum
  • Performing all routine cleaning tasks including sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, cleaning restrooms, washing windows and walls, restocking supplies, and other duties assigned using prescribed procedures
  • Trash removal, recycling, and sanitation of waste receptacles
  • Cleaning and supporting special events on the MASS MoCA campus
  • Reporting observed damages or defects in assigned areas
  • Assisting with snow removal and sanding
  • Implementing technical and safety procedures as instructed by supervisor
  • Assuming additional responsibilities as required

Learn more and apply to the Custodian – 1st Shift position here.

STAGE CARPENTER

Job Type
Full-time

Job Summary
The Stage Carpenter works alongside the Production Crew to successfully execute various Performing Arts Programs. Including dance performances, concerts, theatrical performances and music festivals. This candidate will be tasked with stage construction, seating riser construction and scenic construction as needed per show.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Stage Carpenter will perform various tasks related to live theatrical productions including moving set pieces, scenery, furniture and props; handling and rigging ropes, wires, pulleys and other systems used to hold, raise or lower scenery and equipment including curtains, backdrops, audio and lighting; carpentry including building sets, facility repairs, and renovations.

The Stage Carpenter will be the main point person during seating riser and stage builds, construction of the outdoor venues. The seating riser and stage build tasks range from maintenance of decks and legs to sweeping and mopping prior to house open.

MASS MoCA maintains two working indoor theatre venues as well as 3 seasonal outdoor venues, a small club style venue as well as a large 10000-sq ft black box theatre. The Stage Carpenter will be responsible for the safe construction and operation of staging in each venue, with the assistance of a production crew.

Learn more and apply to the Stage Carpenter position here.

PRODUCTION COORDINATOR

Job Type
Full-time

Job Summary
To work with and assist the Production Manager in the management and successful execution of a busy production team. The candidate would act as liaison between the Director of the Performing Arts, the Production Manager and the Production Crew.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in the advancement of upcoming performances including reviewing riders and scheduling staff.
  • Responsible for overseeing the safe installation of lights, sound, staging and any A/V needs in multiple venues at MASS MoCA.
  • Onsite production management and occasional stage management for performing arts department events including dance, theater, concerts and festivals.
  • Supervise and schedule a full time staff of 5 and a seasonal over hire staff of up to 15.
  • Responsible for tracking and ordering theatre inventory as well as working directly with a variety of vendors to schedule rentals as necessary for performances.
  • Work directly with the PM and the Director of the Performing Arts in long term planning, capital project recommendations and general advancement of the performing arts at MASS MoCA.
  • Performance and venue drafting as needed using Vectorworks.

Learn more and apply to the Production Coordinator position here.

BOX OFFICE ASSOCIATE
Part-time

Job Type
Part-time

Description
The Box Office Associate reports to the Box Office Manager; this position incorporates interpersonal skills and organizational skills to operate and coordinate all aspects of ticket sales for both performing arts events and gallery admission. Associates assist both the Box Office Manager and Box Office Coordinator with data management, generating lists, and acting as a greeter and providing customer service (general information about MASS MoCA and North Adams), as well as maintaining the overall look of the lobby.

Learn more and apply to the Box Office Associate position here.

DRIVER FOR THE DRIFTING STUDIO

Job Type
Part-time

Description
MASS MoCA is looking for a driver for The Drifting Studio, a mobile art-making studio that will travel around Berkshire County to engage with a variety of audiences. Throughout the year The Drifting Studio will visit parks, schools, community centers, and other locations throughout the Berkshires, as well as host public pop-up hours on MASS MoCA’s campus. The Drifting Studio driver will transport the artmobile when it is traveling off campus into the community for workshops led by MASS MoCA’s Education team and visiting artists.

The Drifting Studio will travel from April through October, with multiple trips each month around the county. The driver will be required to drive The Drifting Studio to each workshop location, wait at the location for the duration of the workshop, and then drive The Drifting Studio back to MASS MoCA. Workshops may last anywhere from 2-5 hours, with anywhere from 10 minutes to 1.5 hours of drive time each way.

Learn more and apply to the Driver for The Drifting Studio position here.

FINANCE ASSISTANT

Job Type
Full-time

Description
This full-time position works closely with the Finance Coordinator and is responsible for a range of routine accounting activities including accounts payables; organizing invoices, entering invoices in the computerized accounting system, marking invoices with payment information, preparing the checks to be mailed, and filing the paid invoices, as well as accounts receivable; the reconciliation of multiple sources of sales, receipts, bank and credit card accounts. The finance assistant also tracks open items and follows through with appropriate resolution, assists with month end procedures and reconciliations, and supports other members of the finance team. The finance assistant must be available to work pre-scheduled festivals or events, which may fall on weekends, as well as assigned overtime when necessary.

Learn more and apply to the Finance Assistant position here.

MEMBERSHIP COORDINATOR

Job Type
Full-time

Description
MASS MoCA is seeking a full-time Membership Coordinator. The Membership Coordinator provides support to the Development team to assist with growing and maintaining the membership program. The Coordinator is involved in sales and maintenance of the programs, including database hygiene and integrity, reporting and member events.

Learn more and apply to the Membership Coordinator position here.

FINANCE COORDINATOR

Job Type
Full-time

Description
Mid-level full-time accounting position responsible for overseeing daily accounting functions such as Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Cash Receipts and Reporting, while maintaining accuracy and proper accounting processes and procedures. Assists Director of Finance with audit preparations and testing, budgeting, and board reporting, in addition to other tasks as they arise.

Learn more and apply to the Finance Coordinator position here.

SECURITY GUARD (3RD SHIFT)

Job Type
Full-time

Description
3rd shift – 11:00pm-7:00am

Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Secures/opens museum and other campus buildings as scheduled
  • Performs routine rounds of all buildings/areas as scheduled
  • Checks doors/windows of buildings to ensure tightly closed/locked; notes in log any unlocked doors/windows.
  • Responds to all security requests on campus, relays messages to Supervisor
  • Determines when incident requires written report, which report form to use and submits to supervisor; may prepare other written reports as directed by supervisor.
  • Completes all incident reports by taking the time to investigate; promptly reports incidents or risks that require Supervisor’s attention
  • Monitors security camera monitors/observes campus activity
  • Maintains a courteous, respectful and professional manner at all times
  • Observes the highest standards of conduct of the department and organization.
  • Helps to maintain the highest standards of integrity, credibility, and trustworthiness
  • All other security duties as needed and required

Learn more and apply to the Security Guard (3rd Shift) position here.

CUSTODIAN

Job Type
Full-time
Description
MASS MoCA is accepting applications for full-time custodians, 1st and 2nd shift openings.

  • Custodial responsibilities will include:
  • Sanitizing and disinfecting throughout the museum
  • Performing all routine cleaning tasks including sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, cleaning restrooms, washing windows and walls, restocking supplies, and other duties assigned using prescribed procedures
  • Trash removal, recycling, and sanitation of waste receptacles
  • Cleaning and supporting special events on the MASS MoCA campus
  • Reporting observed damages or defects in assigned areas
  • Assisting with snow removal and sanding
  • Implementing technical and safety procedures as instructed by his/her supervisor
  • Assuming additional responsibilities as required

Learn more and apply to the Custodian position here.

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROGRAMS

Job Type
Full-time
Description
Reporting to the Director of Education + Curator of Kidspace, the Associate Director of Public Programs is a strategic and collaborative team player who serves as a confident, innovative, and knowledgeable advocate for the value of experiential public programming at the museum, online, and in the community to further the educational goals of the museum’s visual and performing arts programs. They will articulate a coherent vision with a clear set of priorities for the development of MASS MoCA’s dynamic public programming agenda with input and support from senior management, staff, and external constituents. Programming areas include a focus on Higher Education, Adult Learning, and Community Engagement. The Associate Director of Public Programs serves as a senior Gallery Teacher.

Learn more and apply to the Associate Director of Public Programs position here.

MANAGER OF K-12 PROGRAMS

Job Type
Full-time
Description
Reporting to the Director of Education + Curator of Kidspace, the Manager of K – 12 Programs will be a strategic and collaborative leader who will serve as a confident and passionate advocate for the value of K – 12 partnership programming at the museum, online, and in the community. The Manager of K – 12 Programs primary responsibilities focus on the direction of our dynamic 21-year partnership with 10 local elementary and 9 high schools. Additional duties include the development of new school partnerships, on-line resources, programs, and pedagogies; oversight of program evaluation; grant writing and budgeting; programming initiatives with area cultural organizations, curricula materials and pedagogical approaches for all learners. The Manager of K – 12 Programs is a senior Gallery Teacher and takes a lead on instructing school programs.

Learn more and apply to the Manager of K-12 Programs position here.

MAINTENANCE STAFF

Description
MASS MoCA is looking for candidates with a range of maintenance experience, with a particular experience in painting and taping.

Job Summary
At MASS MoCA maintenance staff are responsible for the maintenance and repair of all institutional buildings and grounds, including but not limited to construction, repair, and renovation of buildings and related structures, grounds maintenance, fixtures and utilities, requiring the use of a variety of trade practices such as carpentry, flooring, drywall, cement and masonry work, painting, welding, roofing, landscaping and other related trades.

Learn more and apply to the Maintenance Staff position here.

SECURITY GUARD
Part-Time

Description
Department: Security

The security team is responsible for providing a safe and engaging environment for museum employees and visitors, as well as our campus tenants and their visitors. Security Guards assist the Museum Attendant team to safeguard the artwork, and serve as the front line for all security and safety considerations and policies for the museum, its staff, and patrons; responsibilities include, but are not limited to protecting the museum from all types of threats, including but not limited to, damage, theft, and fire.

While monitoring the galleries and grounds, or while posted in the museum’s lobby, MASS MoCA Security is also available to help patrons by answering their questions, reuniting lost children (and sometimes adults) with their caregivers, and to ensure that visitors follow all museum policies.

Learn more and apply to the Security Guard position here.

HOUSE MASTER ELECTRICIAN
(Performing Arts)

Job Summary
The House Master Electrician is a full time position, working at least 40 hours per week. The Master Electrician is responsible for: lighting design for in-house productions/spaces, implementation and successful execution of visiting artist’s lighting plots and plans, maintaining lighting equipment, operation and programming of lighting consoles, setting up/striking all productions. All crew members assist in: general stagecraft, staging, audio, electrics and video/projection.

Learn more and apply to the House Master Electrician (Performing Arts) position here.

MUSEUM ATTENDANT
Part-Time

Description
Department: Visitor Services
Reports to: Director of Visitor Experience
Part-Time Openings

A Museum Attendant (MA) will be part of our Visitor Experience team, and requires a combination of customer service, visitor engagement, and basic art protection skills.

MAs are the stewards of the visitor’s experience at MASS MoCA. They enthusiastically and confidently share their knowledge about exhibitions and artists; promote educational and performing arts programs; explain MASS MoCA’s history and architecture; invite visitors to explore the North Adams community and the Berkshires at large; and impart any other information that provides visitors the best possible experience at the museum and in the surrounding community.

MA team members will be trained to interact with visitors of all ages, to foster connections between visitors and the works of art on view, and to encourage dialogue.

MAs ensure that artworks are protected and that visitors follow museum policies regarding parameters for food or drink in the galleries, photography of and contact with artwork, and current State of Massachusetts guidelines for social distancing. Museum Attendants report to the Director of Visitor Experience, a newly defined leadership role at MASS MoCA, who, through collaboration with staff across the institution, provides oversight for all visitor experience functions, ensuring that our visitor experience aligns with the museum’s brand and mission.

Learn more and apply to the Museum Attendant position here.

 

MASS MoCA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, language and culture, economic status, educational background, gender, geographic location, housing status, marital status, mental ability, national origin, parental status, physical ability, political philosophy, race, religion, spiritual beliefs, sexual orientation, body shape and size, immigration status, indigenous heritage, and veteran status. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the application and/or interview process should notify a representative from the HR department at humanresources@massmoca.org.
Employment at MASS MoCA is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check/CORI check.

 

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