Employment & Internships

Employment

Boise Art Museum is looking for four, strong, hard-working individuals to help hang thousands of components of an artwork as part of a site-specific installation at the Boise Art Museum.  Because the components will be suspended from a high ceiling, candidates must have the physical stamina and strength to climb ladders and scaffolding, and to be able to stand and hold their arms over their heads for extended periods of time.  Candidates should be able to take direction and learn quickly.  Applicants must commit to the entire time period of the installation, which is January 6 through January 20, 2023, including the weekend of January 7 and 8.  Work hours will be 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. with a one-hour break for lunch along with scheduled breaks.  Hourly pay is $15.  This is a unique opportunity to work with an internationally known artist for a major site-specific installation at the Boise Art Museum.  Please send a resume, cover letter, and three references to Jennifer@boiseartmuseum.org.

No in-person or telephone inquiries please.

Posted: 11/23/22

Boise Art Museum seeks a BAM Store & Visitor Services Manager to generate revenue for the Museum and provide the highest quality Museum experience for visitors in fulfillment of its non-profit mission. Send letter of interest, resume, and three references to HR@boiseartmuseum.org.

Minimum Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications 1-2 years of retail management experience. Demonstrated competency with POS systems, desktop computer, presentation software, spreadsheet software. Effective customer service skills. Ability to discuss complex retail and marketing issues at all levels of the organization and public. At least one year of personnel management experience. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

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BAM requires all employees to show proof of Covid-19 vaccination as a condition of employment.  Fully vaccinated is defined as having had your second dose of Pfizer or Moderna, or your single dose of Johnson & Johnson, at least two weeks prior to your start date.  If you are willing to get vaccinated, your start date would be adjusted accordingly.

No in-person or telephone inquiries please.

Posted: 9/23/22

Boise Art Museum seeks a Sales and Admissions Associate to assist Museum visitors including those who are paying for admissions, memberships, event tickets, class fees and Museum Store merchandise.  Send letter of interest, resume, and three references to HR@boiseartmuseum.org.

No telephone or in-person inquiries.

Minimum Qualifications
1 – 2 years of customer service experience, retail and cash handling. Effectively able to communicate information to visitors and staff; able to apply common sense understanding to carry out written and oral instructions.  High school diploma or equivalent (GED)

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Posted: 11/11/22

Boise Art Museum seeks a Visitor Services Associate to support the mission and safety of the Museum by sharing wayfinding information about exhibitions and keeping artwork and people safe. Visitor Services Associates help provide positive experiences for visitors of all ages, and assist in event set-up and take-down, and staff exhibition openings.  Send letter of interest, resume, and three references to HR@boiseartmuseum.org.

No telephone or in-person inquiries.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience in a visitor service role at a comparable organization or experience in hospitality, retail, attractions, or cultural organizations
  • Ability to work with individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds
  • Ability to identify and positively resolve visitor issues in the moment; strong decision making skills necessary
  • Must be able to work weekends, holidays, and special events as necessary
  • Effective and persuasive communications skills; able to speak clearly and present information to a wide variety of visitors, volunteers, and staff
  • Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background and reference check, which will include criminal reports as well as verifications of employment and educational records.
  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED); relevant coursework from an accredited college or university strongly preferred.

Posted: 7/19/22

Boise Art Museum seeks a Facilities Manager / Preparator who is responsible for the coordination, maintenance, and security of the Museum building and its facilities. Successful candidates must be able to communicate clearly and be detail oriented and self-motivated. An ability to create schedules and timelines, anticipate the next move, and to stay focused is essential.  Please send resume, cover letter, and three references to caren@boiseartmuseum.org.

No in-person or telephone inquiries please.

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Posted: 5/13/22

Boise Art Museum seeks a Curator of Art to serve as a thought partner and change agent through scheduling, organizing, designing, managing, and installing the Museum’s art exhibitions in fulfillment of the Museum’s mission. The Curator of Art enhances the educational role of the institution through interpretation of original works of art including the Museum’s Permanent Collection, with labels, catalogues, and other materials. Send cover letter, resume, 3 professional references, and writing sample to info@boiseartmuseum.org.

No in-person or telephone inquiries please.

Minimum Qualifications
3-5 years of curatorial experience, including project management, at an established museum. Competency with desktop computer, presentation software, spreadsheet software. Effective presentation skills. Ability to discuss complex art, fundraising, and marketing issues at all levels of the organization and public. At least two (2) years of personnel management experience.

Master’s degree in art history, or equivalent; or five to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. The candidate should excel at working in a fast-paced and dynamic organization, and must have flexible availability to work weekdays, evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.

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Posted: 8/12/21

Volunteering

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Vaccination Status

Boise Art Museum has a duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards and to do our part in safeguarding the health of our co-workers and their families as well as the community at large.  As a condition of employment, we require all Boise Art Museum employees and volunteers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date. According to the CDC, fully vaccinated by the start date of employment means it has been two weeks since a person received the second dose of Pfizer or Moderna or the single dose of Johnson & Johnson. Our desire is to continue to fulfill our educational mission for the community, and our first priority is to create a safe workplace.

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