Careers at GFS

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Events Concierge

Part-time position reports directly to the Corporate Engagement Associate.  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.  Event Concierge positions become available periodically thoughout the season.  Resumes should be sent to hr@groundsforsculpture.org.

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 related to private and corporate events.

Requirements

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

Download the GFS Employment Application PDF below, fill out using Acrobat Reader and email to hr@groundsforsculpture.org.

Download GFS Employment Application

 


Guest Services Staff

The Grounds For Sculpture Guest Services Department seeks staff members to provide an exceptional customer service experience for visitors. Guest Services staff members are primarily responsible for assisting visitors with park information, selling admission and membership, and supporting the park’s daily operation. Part-time and full-time positions are available. This position reports directly to the Manager and Assistant Managers, Guest Services.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties

  • Welcome all visitors to Grounds For Sculpture, provide information and directions, and answer all questions with the highest level of customer service.
  • Sell admission and memberships using Blackbaud - Altru software.
  • Assist with crowd control and parking management.
  • Communicate clearly with visitors and GFS staff in person, on the phone, and through email correspondence.
  • Able to work well as part of a large team.

Job Requirements

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Experience using Point of Sale and/or database software
  • Ability to handle a fast-paced customer service operation and work well under pressure
  • Ability to stand for extended periods when monitoring the park and galleries
  • Must be available to work weekends, holidays, and evenings
  • Interest in art preferred
  • College-level education preferred

Download the GFS Employment Application PDF below, fill out using Acrobat Reader and email to hr@groundsforsculpture.org.

Download GFS Employment Application

 


 


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 info@groundsforsculpture.org.