Careers at GFS

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Download the GFS Employment Application PDF below, fill out using Acrobat Reader and email to careers@groundsforsculpture.org with your resume, cover letter and salary requirements.

Download GFS Employment Application

 



Visitor Assistant, Guest Services


Grounds For Sculpture is seeking seasonal, part-time Visitor Assistants to work 25 hours per week through the month of November.

Visitor Assistant reports directly to the Manager, Guest Services.  The Visitor Assistant, Guest Services is responsible for the daily GFS operational procedures and assisting visitors. Their primary responsibilities include providing excellent customer service, selling tickets, and distributing information.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Welcome all visitors into Grounds For Sculpture, assist with crowd control, answer all visitor questions with the highest level of customer service at the desk and around the park
  • Collect payment for entry and process memberships
  • Direct visitors & tour/school groups in the park to exhibitions and events
  • Answer phones
  • Replenish park poems, brochures, and supplies on scheduled park walks and around the buildings
  • Assist with the parking and traffic control
  • All other duties as assigned


Requirements:

  • High school diploma
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Proven knowledge of database and POS systems
  • 1 or more years work related experience in a related field
  • Must be willing to work evenings, weekends and be flexible with schedule
  • Valid Driver’s License

 

Sales Associate, Museum Shop

Our part-time (average of 18 hours per week, maximum of 25 hours per week) Sales Associates are responsible for: providing customer service excellence (and recovery, when required); handling of sales transactions and register; stocking and display upkeep; knowledge of the facility and key products in the store, and other duties as required. As the face of the Museum Shop, they help to ensure that our guests are treated with importance and have a wonderful time during their visit to the sculpture garden. 

Duties and Responsibilities:
 
  • Actively greets all customers who enter the shop while ensuring high quality customer service and overall experience 
  • Responsible for handling sales and register functions
  • Active role in contributing to the overall store goals, while meeting individual set goals 
  • Learns and communicates all inventory “stories” related to merchandise in a mission-oriented manner
  • Learns key facts about GFS to share with guests or answer questions as relevant
  • Promote memberships and special events at Grounds For Sculpture
  • Perform all other duties as requested 
 
Requirements:
 
  • High school degree 
  • Ability to provide exceptional customer service 
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite, Altru (a plus)
  • 1 year of retail experience; cash handling experience 
  • Must be able to work flexible hours including; evenings, weekends, holidays and rotating shifts to support the store 
     

 
Events Concierge

Part-time position reports directly to the Manager, Corporate Engagement.  The Events Concierge will be responsible to be trained and provide tours to on a wide variety of topics related to Grounds For Sculpture including the history, evolution of self-sufficiency in 2015, membership and sponsorship opportunities, special events and brief overview of a select number of sculptures.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide historic overview and tours of GFS, rental/membership opportunities, sponsorships and orientation of GFS
  • Direct guests as needed and answer GFS related questions.
  • Work with the Development Department to meet outreach goals and objectives.
  • Adjust work schedule to meet the needs of the corporate and private events.
  • Attend staff meetings as needed to keep up to date with operations, discuss calendar events, policy, past issues for resolution and potential needs to assure a smooth event.
  • Attend periodic trainings to keep up to date with GFS exhibitions, policies and offerings.
  • Aide in overseeing private and tour groups to ensure guest, sculpture and building safety.
  • Communicate and work with tour groups to provide concierge services, greet busses, lead groups through GFS, and provide historic overview tours.
  • All other duties as assigned

Requirements:
  • Associate’s Degree
  • Bilingual preferred
  • 1 or more years work related experience in a related field
  • Working knowledge of MS Office
  • Flexible schedule; ability to work nights, weekends, mornings
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Ability to attend off campus meetings and events
  • Excellent written, verbal and communication skills required

Please send your resume and cover letter to careers@groundsforsculpture.org.
 
 



Traffic Assistant, Guest Services

Part-time position reports directly to the Assistant Managers, Guest Services.  The Traffic Assistant, Guest Services is responsible for directing the parking and traffic at GFS during our high season. This team will work independently to ensure the safety of visitors and organization of cars and will report all parking updates through the day to the rest of the Guest Service Staff and Management.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with parking and directing visitors cars at GFS
  • Provide accurate information, directions and superior customer service
  • Organize parking in a strategic orderly system
  • Communicate regularly with management
  • Manage directing traffic and the change of parking locations based on availability in all parking lots
  • Oversee safety of artwork and public space outdoors
  • Attend morning meetings and keep up to date on daily events happening at GFS
  • All other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • High school diploma
  • 1 or more years work related experience in a related field
  • Must be willing to work evenings, weekends, holidays and be flexible with schedule; willing to work in various temperatures
  • Proven exceptional customer service skills, organization and attention to detail
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Basic computer knowledge

 

Internships

Internships are open to college and graduate students interested in pursuing experience in a museum setting in their particular field. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter indicating availability and areas of interest to careers@groundsforsculpture.org.