Employment Opportunities

Palm Springs Art Museum provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Job Summary

The Security Officer is responsible for the protection and safety of the art, visitors, and staff. Patrol and monitor premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of points of entry.

Job Classification: Full Time / Part Time  Hourly / Non-exempt

Department: Security

Reports To: Security Manager, Assistant Security Manager And Security Supervisors

Major Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintain a safe and secure environment by patrolling and monitoring premises.
  • Performs fire watch duties as directed, and assists in emergency evacuation of visitors and staff when required.
  • When assigned to night shifts, performs safety and hazard patrols throughout public and all non-public areas.
  • Responds to exhibit case or fire alarms and reports conditions by radio to Control.
  • Reports to supervisor any damage to exhibits, unsafe conditions, loose floor tiles, torn window shades, etc., also any unusual occurrences such as minor accidents, and other cases requiring additional help or authority.
  • Inspect access points during closing.
  • Inspect fire extinguishers while patrolling.
  • Perform opening and closing procedures.
  • Actively support an environment of teamwork, cooperation, and service excellence.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Skills

  • Professionalism, dependability, alertness.
  • Good communication and customer service skills are a must as visitors interact with security officers with questions and concerns.
  • Must have strong work values and quick decision making.

Qualifications

Must have a current Guard Card and pass a background check. Must have good social skills and be team-oriented. Must be flexible and resourceful. High School Diploma or equivalent is preferred. Previous security guard experience is preferred.

Application:

To apply for a position, please send a letter of interest and resume to:
Search Committee at jobs@psmuseum.org (No phone calls please)

Job Summary

Job Title: Intern

Job Classification: TBD

Division/Department: Curatorial

Reports to: Rachael Faust, Director of Collections and Exhibitions

Works Closely with: Adjunct Curator: Robert Kett

Direct Reports: None

Pay Rate: $16/hour


Summary 

Palm Springs Art Museum seeks a detail-oriented and self-starting team player to support the planning of upcoming exhibitions, working in the curatorial department. This person is responsible for assisting curators with exhibition planning needs ranging from research and writing to exhibition design.

This role is designed to offer real-world, project-based experience in an art museum for those interested in learning about curatorial responsibilities and exhibition planning. As a participant in PSAM’s internship program, this intern will meet with staff from a variety of museum departments to better understand how departments collaboratively work together to support the museum’s mission.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist the museum’s adjunct curator in developing upcoming exhibitions for the Main Museum and the Architecture and Design Center on topics including LGBTQ+ art, contemporary furniture, and architectural history.
  • In addition to gaining a broad understanding of the museum and its mission, projects will be determined in dialogue with curatorial priorities and the intern’s interests and may include:
    • Exhibition research;
    • Developing exhibition checklists;
    • Assisting in rights and reproductions;
    • Contributing to exhibition design (graphic design)


Qualifications & Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Some experience with Adobe Creative Suite preferred
  • Interest in art and design
  • Interest in museums


Travel

Internship is remote, with the option of coming to the museum or other locations to occasionally work with museum staff in person.


Additional Eligibility Qualifications

TBD


Work Authorization/Security Clearance 

Proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
Criminal, Civil background clearance.

 

Physical Requirements

Work Environment
This job operates in a professional environment. This role uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets.

 

AAP/EEO Statement

Palm Springs Art Museum provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 

To apply for a position, please send a letter of interest and resume to:

Search Committee at jobs@psmuseum.org (No phone calls please)

Please note that due to the high volume of interested applicants, we are only able to contact candidates with the most relevant experience and skill sets for our open positions. 

We are not able to accept phone inquiries or confirm receipt of applications. Thank you for your interest in employment at Palm Springs Art Museum.