Jobs & Internships

Application Deadline

Friday, February 27, 2015

Department

Membership

Job or Internship

Job

Position Purpose

This is a newly-created position that will be responsible for overall planning and daily oversight of visitor services operations, which includes both staff and volunteers working in-gallery and events and business operations as well as the institutional volunteer program. This position will closely collaborate with the contracted training programs provider to define and execute programs in order to deliver excellence in customer service to all internal and external museum clients, and with the Director of Protective and Facilities Services to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all staff, volunteers, and visitors. This position directly oversees the museum’s volunteer services department, defining volunteer needs across the institution and as a part of daily operations, and oversees staffing and service requirements with regards to events operations. This position will be required to work a variable schedule, including evening, weekend, and holiday hours, as needed.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develops and implements long and short range plans for daily operations, special exhibitions and those related to before- and after-hours events.
  • Manages staff and special exhibition and audio tour operations as needed, creating a model that maintains security standards and enhances visitors’ experience.
  • Develops and documents policies and procedures for all departmental staff, ensuring compliance department-wide.
  • Defines performance standards and completes performance evaluations in compliance with museum standards.
  • Collaborates with other departments to ensure effective training requirements are met and the onsite experience is positive for all guests.
  • Addresses and resolves guests’ needs, concerns and complaints, assuring they are settled in a positive, timely and appropriate manner.
  • Leads hiring and training of departmental staff to meet institutional and operational needs.
  • Creates and manages schedules for departmental staff and volunteers to meet operational needs.
  • Establishes and tracks departmental budget, adhering to accounting department standards.
  • Champions the institution’s customer service philosophy and training program(s) interdepartmentally, ensuring 100% compliance.
  • Conducts staff meetings for department managers and employees as required, including exhibition operations meetings, when needed.
  • Collaborates closely with colleagues interdepartmentally to ensure that departmental and institutional goals are met.
  • Collaborates on content development and execution of daily Huddle meetings.
  • Oversees the execution of the museum’s events and facilities rental program and AV services, collaborating with catering partner, Kevin Taylor Restaurant Group, to maintain both feasibility and profitability of external rentals, maintain efficiency and to ensure quality service to both internal and external event clients.
  • Oversees the management of the museum’s volunteer program and acting as administrative liaison to volunteer leadership.
  • Develops and implements formal and informal tools and guidelines for visitor observation and feedback to interested departments.
  • Coordinates with facilities and custodial staff to ensure a neat and tidy museum environment in all public spaces, notifying with education staff as needed to prepare in-gallery activities.
  • Anticipates any needs and opportunities that may arise in a fast-changing environment.
  • Identifies, troubleshoots, and recommends cost-effective solutions.
  • Assists museum members and the general public in a consistently courteous, professional and friendly manner.
  • Other duties as identified and assigned.

Job Qualifications

Knowledge, Skill & Ability

  • Knowledge of standard business principles and practices
  • Knowledge of food service, catering, or restaurant industry
  • Knowledge of special events operations
  • Excellent judgment and troubleshooting skills
  • Conscientiousness and detail-oriented
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage an operating budget
  • Ability to understand operations and the impact across the institution

Education or Formal Training

  • Four year college degree required.

Experience

  • Minimum of five years’ of experience in customer service, operations, and/or non-profit management.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing/nurturing positive customer interactions.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience managing a large and diverse staff.
  • Experience developing and implementing defined training protocol preferred.
  • Non-profit or museum experience preferred.
  • Training in life safety, emergency preparedness and other security measures preferred by not required.

Additional Information

This is full-time position with benefits. If you are interested in this position, please send your cover letter and resume to hrcoordinator@denverartmuseum.org. In the subject line of the email, please include your name and the title of the position for which you are applying. Deadline for application is February 27, 2015.

It is the policy of the Denver Art Museum to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.

Application Deadline

Friday, February 27, 2015

Department

Human Resources

Job or Internship

Job

Position Purpose

The Benefits Administrator is responsible for managing the benefit plans for the Museum including the Museum’s group benefits’ programs of health insurance, dental, vision, disability insurance, life insurance, employee assistance, retirement, and a variety of local benefits offered. The Benefits Administrator also develops, recommends, and deploys approved new or enhanced benefit plans. The Benefits Administrator also provides exceptional customer service and protects the Museum by ensuring full compliance with defined benefit plans and all federal, state and local laws and regulations.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the daily administration of the Museum’s employee benefit programs including health insurance, dental, vision, disability insurance, life insurance, and other benefit programs
  • Administration of COBRA and FMLA
  • Manages employee recognition programs
  • Steers the Museum’s Wellness Committee promoting a healthier employee culture
  • Leads the Museum’s annual benefits open enrollment process including timing, staff communication and education, and required updates to the Museum’s HRIS system
  • Maintains employee benefits data in automated human resources information systems
  • Develops communication tools to enhance employee understanding of the Museum’s benefit plans
  • Responds to staff benefit plan inquiries and questions in a timely manner
  • Primary contact with the Museum’s benefits insurance broker and vendors; manages positive relationships and provides feedback on service and delivery
  • Analyzes the current benefit plan, evaluating the use, services, coverage, effectiveness, cost, plan experience and competitive trends and makes recommendations to enhance employee benefit offerings
  • Partners with the Director of Human Resources and CFO to ensure competitive benefit offerings by continuous review of current benefit plans, vendors, and proposed employee benefit programs
  • Supports the Museum’s on-boarding and off-boarding processes
  • Responsible for compliance with government regulations including timely required filings, staff training, and awareness of new and proposed changes in legal requirements
  • Partners with the accounting department and plan benefit vendors to resolve billing differences
  • Knowledge of and competency in basic human resource practices
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

Knowledge, Skill & Ability

  • Working knowledge of employment law, benefits, recruitment and hiring processes. Specifically, pertinent regulations, filing and compliance requirements, both adopted and pending, affecting employee benefits programs, including ACA, ERISA, COBRA, FMLA, ADA, Section 125, workers’ compensation, Medicare, OBRA, and Social Security and DOL requirements
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Skill in written and oral communication, establishing effective working relationships with other employees, organizations, and the public
  • Working knowledge of computer software, such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and the internet
  • Skill in reading, interpreting, and applying written guidelines and procedures to human resource related matters including benefit contract language
  • Skill in checking detailed information for accuracy and completeness
  • Ability to establish priorities, coordinate work activities, and handle several projects in varying stages of completion
  • Ability to apply analytical skills for problem solving and process improvement
  • Knowledge and ability to support basic human resource processes and duties in the absence of other human resources staff including such activities as new employee orientation, training, interviewing, conflict management, onboarding and off-boarding, HRIS system requirements.

Education or Formal Training

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business or equivalent experience required
  • CEBS (Certified Employee Benefit Specialist Program) a plus
  • PHR preferred, but not required

Experience

  • Minimum 3-5 years Human Resources related experience
  • Working knowledge of HRIS systems, Paycom experience a plus
  • Strong computer experience - particularly spreadsheet, word processing, internet research and PowerPoint
  • Customer service experience required
  • Compensation analysis and design desirable, but not required

Additional Information

This is full-time position with benefits. If you are interested in this position, please send your cover letter and resume to hrcoordinator@denverartmuseum.org. In the subject line of the email, please include your name and the title of the position for which you are applying. Deadline for application is February 27, 2015.

It is the policy of the Denver Art Museum to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.

Application Deadline

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Department

Protection & Facility Services

Job or Internship

Job

Position Purpose

Position Purpose

This position ensures the general maintenance and repair of the grounds, buildings and building systems of the Denver Art Museum.

Reporting Structure

This position is directly supervised by the Facilities Supervisor/Assistant Facilities Supervisor and reports through these positions to the Manager of Facility Services.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs general plant, grounds and building maintenance.
  • Inspects and troubleshoots museum facilities and equipment to determine construction and mechanical installation, maintenance and repair needs.
  • Works from blueprints, manuals, written and verbal instruction.
  • Estimates materials, labor and equipment costs.
  • Purchases and maintains tools and equipment used by the various museum trades.
  • Assists with periodic / routine maintenance of the museum’s HVAC systems.
  • Understands and operates the computer software used by the department for incident documentation and e-mail communications.
  • Observes all established safety program practices and assures all facility contractors do the same.
  • Completes event set-ups and change-overs as needed.
  • Provides general grounds maintenance including, but not limited to, snow removal, lawn /sprinkler maintenance and the repair and maintenance of fountains, lights and other architectural grounds features as needed to supplement the museum’s grounds maintenance contract.
  • Assists the museum’s electrician and alarm technician with low voltage electrical work and maintenance.

Supervisory Duties

This position will be required to supervise on-call or contract personnel as needed to assure assigned tasks or projects are completed.

Other Duties

Other duties as needed or assigned.

Job Qualifications

Knowledge, Skill and Ability

  • Knowledge, communication, and application of basic installation, repair and construction methods and equipment.
  • Knowledge and skills required to operate power tools, lifts and museum vehicles.
  • General knowledge in the use of low voltage diagnostic equipment / techniques.
  • General knowledge and experience in carpentry, drywall, plumbing, painting electrical, lighting and roofing.
  • Basic understanding of HVAC building systems and their maintenance.
  • Ability to understand and efficiently operate basic computer programs as used by the department for documentation and communications.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people including upper museum management, contactors, staff, and volunteers.

Material and Equipment Directly Used

Low voltage diagnostic instruments; basic power/hand tools for construction, installation, repair, and maintenance of the building; basic computer systems operations and use; radio hand set; motor vehicles; ladders scaffolding and scissor lifts.

Working Conditions

Subject to long irregular hours and the use of ladder, power tools, hand tools, and scissor cart; exposed to a variety of electro-mechanical hazards; subject to burns, cuts, and injuries from moving parts of equipment; subject to many interruptions and scheduling conflicts; work in high locations on ladders, scaffolding and scissor lifts, etc.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand; walk; carry; push; climb; balance; kneel; crouch; stoop; reach handle; seize; grasp or otherwise work with hands; fingering, picking, punching or otherwise working with fingers and perform repetitive motions in the performance of all required duties.
  • Ability to hear a normal conversation, or radio traffic, in a typical work environment.
  • Have eye / hand /foot coordination to adequately perform all required duties.
  • Have the ability to see distance and space relationships; the ability to see peripherally; the ability to distinguish and identify different colors.
  • Able to climb the building stairs, a minimum of 3 floors without stopping. Maximum time allowed is 90 seconds.
  • Able to lift and carry 25 lbs for a minimum of 50 feet.

Mental, Emotional and Language Standards

  • Speak, understand, read, and apply the English language.
  • Read, understand and apply written procedure and policy.

Ethical and Moral Standard

No criminal convictions of theft, burglary, rape, robbery, assault, harassment, child/sexual abuse or drug related offenses, or any other crime indicating moral turpitude. A criminal history check will be done yearly to satisfy this standard and it is the responsibility of the department director to determine if a conviction disqualifies an individual from employment

Education or Formal Training

Education or Formal Training

A high school diploma or GED.

Experience

Necessary Experience

Minimum of 1 year of general building maintenance experience or equivalent

Necessary Certifications and Licenses

Possess and maintain a valid Colorado class “R” driver’s license.

Additional Information

This is a part-time position with no benefits. If you are interested in this position, please send your cover letter and resume to hrcoordinator@denverartmuseum.org. In the subject line of the email, please include your name and the title of the position for which you are applying. Deadline for application is March 4, 2015.

It is the policy of the Denver Art Museum to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability

Application Deadline

Monday, March 9, 2015

Department

Membership

Job or Internship

Job

Position Purpose

Under the direction of the Sales Manager, this position is responsible for providing exceptional on-site customer service while continuing to generate/cultivate strong relationships

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manages on-site reception for all youth group visitors
  • Coordinate tours upon arrival
  • Maintain strong knowledge of museum programs and offerings
  • Knowledge of Creativity Resource
  • Logistical booking and processing of education group sales orders in the museum’s ticketing system, ATMS
  • Process & finalize education group sales transactions
  • Act as on-site education liaison, providing outstanding customer service and follow-up
  • Provide sales and administrative support
  • Assist in managing donor, education, and transportation funds

OTHER DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Attends museum staff and volunteer meetings as needed
  • Will be required to work a flexible schedule including some weekends and holidays as needed
  • Other duties as assigned/directed

Job Qualifications

Knowledge, Skill & Abilities

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team setting towards meeting established objectives
  • Must possess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships
  • Excellent public speaking skillsbility to analyze data and develop results and conclusionsPassionate about customer service
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus

Education or Formal Training

College diploma or equivalent work experience

Experience

  • Candidates should possess a minimum of 1-2 years of experience in a customer service environment
  • Experience working in a ticketing environment preferred
  • Previous museum or cultural experience preferred

MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT USED DIRECTLY:

Computer, printer, calculator, cash register, credit card machines, other typical office equipment

Additional Information

This is a part-time position with no benefits. If you are interested in this position, please send your cover letter and resume to hrcoordinator@denverartmuseum.org. In the subject line of the email, please include your name and the title of the position for which you are applying. Deadline for application is March 9, 2015.

It is the policy of the Denver Art Museum to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.

Application Deadline

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Department

Curatorial

Job or Internship

Job

Position Purpose

  • The Petrie Institute of Western American Art Publications & Programs Coordinator, under the direction of the western American art curator, will organize and coordinate all Petrie Institute publications and sponsored programming, including but not limited to annual symposia and public lectures.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

The Petrie Institute publishes an annual journal titled Western Passages, the only publication of its kind giving scholars of western American art a platform for original research in the field. In addition, the Institute publishes nationally distributed books associated with special exhibitions.

  • Manage departmental publications

- Be point person for authors, designers, editors and university/academic and commercial presses

- Assist with editing and proofreading

- Prepare author contracts

- Obtain all images and associated rights and reproduction permissions

- Assist in publication-related research

- Maintain project-based files and spreadsheets

- Track distribution statistics

- Manage book inventory

The Petrie Institute offers annual scholarly symposia that relate directly to either the department’s exhibitions or other major topics in western American art. In addition, the Institute’s support group, DAM Westerners, sponsor annual public lectures.

  • Organize and coordinate departmental programs and events such as annual symposia, public lectures, and film screenings

- Assist with conceptualizing program themes/topics and speakers

- Be point person for speakers and moderators

- Prepare speaker contracts

- Create event requests in EMS

- Write advertising copy and coordinate with media sponsors

- In collaboration with the Communications department, develop event brochures and signage

- Record and track RSVPs

- Manage check-in, oversee event proceedings, and coordinate clean-up

- Supervise event volunteers

Ancillary Duties

  • Fulfill all internal image requests including, but not limited to, requests from the Education and Communications departments and requests related to exhibitions and the permanent collection
  • Coordinate with other Curatorial departments including, but not limited to, Collections, Communications, Events, AV, Conservation, Museum Shop, and Photography
  • Conduct research related to exhibitions and collections when required
  • Assist Curatorial Assistant in maintaining seamless coverage of department duties, act as a back-up for the Curatorial Assistant when needed
  • Respond to public inquiries and requests, process internal and external correspondence, keep files and records
  • Create and manage lists in ARGUS.net database, update and maintain ARGUS.net records

Job Qualifications

Knowledge, Skill & Abilities

  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proven ability to conduct research and write, preferably published
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Basic knowledge of and interest in art, art history
  • Computer skills including MS Word and Excel, knowledge of electronic databases helpful

Education or Formal Training

  • MA preferred, art history, English or associated Liberal Arts degree
  • 1 year of museum experience preferred

Additional Information

This is full-time position with benefits. If you are interested in this position, please send your cover letter and resume to hrcoordinator@denverartmuseum.org. In the subject line of the email, please include your name and the title of the position for which you are applying. Deadline for application is March 15, 2015.

It is the policy of the Denver Art Museum to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.

Education Internships

The Education Department at The Denver Art Museum provides numerous internships to students or recent graduates of museum related fields. Applications are accepted year-round on a revolving schedule for three distinct terms:

  • Summer: For internships with start dates in May – Aug. 2015 the application deadline is March 15, 2015
  • Fall: For internships with start dates in Sep. – Dec 2015 the application deadline is July 15, 2015
  • Spring: For internships with start dates in Jan. – April 2015 the application deadline is November 15, 2015

We are now accepting applications for internships beginning in May – Aug. 2015. All education internships are part-time with no compensation. To apply for any education internship, an applicant must meet the following qualifications.

Education or Formal Training

  • Applicant should be currently enrolled in or have recently completed an undergraduate or graduate program in Art History, Education, Museum Studies, Studio Art or related field.

Additional specific qualifications for each internship position are listed under their respective entries below.

Education-driven Collection Research Internship

Available Terms

Fall, Spring, Summer

Position Purpose

The primary task of this internship is to research works of art in the DAM’s collection for specific needs in school, teacher, family and adult programs. Candidates should also have an interest in the end users of this research (visitors on tours, school kids, family visitors, teachers, etc.) and in one of the following collection areas:

  • Japanese Art
  • American Indian Art
  • Western American Art

Duties & Responsibilities

  • collect research information from a wide variety of sources (print, phone interviews, online, etc.)
  • assist in collecting visitor experience research
  • scan and word process materials for education files
  • build illustrated papers that we call Talking with Visitor Papers

If you are interested in this position . Be sure to have a digital copy of your resume (PDF preferred) prepared before filling out the application as you will be required to attach it to your submission.

It is the policy of the Denver Art Museum to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.

Interpretation & Exhibition Internship

Available Terms

Fall, Spring, Summer

Position Purpose

Education Interpretation and Exhibition Interns will assist in development of installed interpretive materials for adults and families related to exhibitions and permanent collections galleries. Areas will include written didactics, use of technology driven tools, interactives for adults, and activities for families and children.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conducts Art History research on objects in the Permanent Collection.
  • Assist in collecting visitor experience research
  • Researches current practices relating to interpretive material in other museums.
  • Searches for and procures illustrative material for didactics and activities.
  • Conducts visitor research including surveys and observations to determine effectiveness of interpretive material.

If you are interested in this position . Be sure to have a digital copy of your resume (PDF preferred) prepared before filling out the application as you will be required to attach it to your submission.

It is the policy of the Denver Art Museum to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.

Latino Programs Internship

Available Terms

Fall, Spring, Summer

Position Purpose

DAM’s Latino Cultural Programs are designed to engage Latino audiences through programming and outreach initiatives. Intern will be responsible for providing support to Latino Cultural Programs Coordinator by assisting with monthly Latino-focused live programs, supporting outreach efforts, gathering and organizing research on Latino audiences, object-based research projects, and other projects as assigned. This position requires a commitment to attend CelebrARTE activities (first Saturday of every month).

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist with bilingual family program, CelebrARTE - assistance with audience outreach, program prep and research, and needs day-of
  • Conduct and organize research about Latino audiences in Denver metro area and nationally
  • Assist with object-based research that connects with Latino audiences
  • Support general needs of Family & Community Program team

Additional Qualifications

In addition to the general qualifications required for all education internships, applicants for this position should also possess the following:

  • Experience or interest in supporting the needs of Latino audiences through the arts, cultural programming, and/or museum education.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) strongly preferred.

If you are interested in this position . Be sure to have a digital copy of your resume (PDF preferred) prepared before filling out the application as you will be required to attach it to your submission.

It is the policy of the Denver Art Museum to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.

School & Teacher Programs Internship

Available Terms

Fall, Spring, Summer

Position Purpose

This internship is designed to help us accomplish our goal for this audience: to provide interactive experiences of DAM collections and exhibitions that emphasize three areas of learning that contribute to school education in visual arts, language arts and literacy, social studies and history: aesthetic experiences (heightened sense awareness and visual skills); cultural awareness (focus on social context and art history); creativity (critical thinking and divergent thinking skills). The DAM serves students ages pre-school through 12th grade and teachers of all subjects but especially the regular elementary classroom teacher, and specialists in arts, language arts and social studies.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Research DAM collections
  • Research school and teacher needs and help us enhance the DAM’s Creativity Resource for Teachers website
  • Research learning and teaching methods and help create new teaching tools for use in the galleries
  • Work directly with students and teachers to help invent new tours and touring methods
  • Attend training for museum guides (about the collections, touring methods)
  • Explore how to link DAM collections to language arts, social studies, visual arts and other curricula
  • Assist in the development of teacher workshops and webinars
  • Assist in the development of distance learning opportunities for students

If you are interested in this position . Be sure to have a digital copy of your resume (PDF preferred) prepared before filling out the application as you will be required to attach it to your submission.

It is the policy of the Denver Art Museum to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.

School and Summer Group Tour Reception Internship

Available Terms

Fall, Spring, Summer

Position Purpose

School and summer group tour reception interns will assist school or summer groups before, during, and after their visit to the museum. The Denver Art Museum strives to provide each touring group with a fun, safe and positive experience for children and adults alike. The intern will assist the School & Tour Programs Coordinator in providing clear information prior to each groups visit, greeting each group in a friendly and professional manner upon arrival and communicating museum rules and manners before each group tours the museum. The intern must be well organized and pay close attention to details to ensure a seamless visit for each group.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Stay informed of museum exhibitions, events and ongoing programs
  • Perform pre and post-visit communication
  • Organize tour reception area by moving and labeling bins for coats, backpacks and lunches and labeling stanchion-sign holders for each group
  • Place tour entrance sign outside by Acoma Plaza entrance and bring it back inside when reception is over
  • Greet buses and escort groups to tour reception area
  • Orient groups to museum and help them organize their belongings in provided bins
  • Check and record accurate count of children and adults in each group
  • Pass out tickets or stickers to group chaperones and provide maps of the museum complex
  • Explain museum rules and manners to each group
  • Assist with administrative and organizational duties as they arise
  • Be willing to learn computer reservation system if needed

If you are interested in this position . Be sure to have a digital copy of your resume (PDF preferred) prepared before filling out the application as you will be required to attach it to your submission.

It is the policy of the Denver Art Museum to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.

Summer Family Programs Internship

Available Terms

Fall, Spring, Summer

Position Purpose

Family Programs Interns will engage in a hands-on, multi-layered experience within the DAM education department. Specifically, interns will support the Family Programs staff by assisting in the development of live programming and in-gallery interpretive components to provide rich, interactive experiences for family visitors at museum. Candidates must be able to commit around 24 hours per week. Weekend availability required. An 8-month internship opportunity is available. Please express interest in your application.

Candidates interested in a summer Family Programs Internship must be able to commit 40 hours per week from June 1-August 19. Some weekend availability required. Summer Family Programs interns have the additional opportunity to assist with Summer Classes.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Engage museum visitors through customer service, conversation surrounding works of art, and artmaking throughout the museum
  • Support staff with on-going program maintenance
  • Assist with visitor research, including conducting visitor observations and surveys
  • Assist with program development through research, prototyping, and prepping materials

Additional Qualifications

In addition to the general qualifications required for all education internships, applicants for this position should also possess the following:

  • A passion for creating dynamic and accessible museum programs for the whole family
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and be a team player
  • Strong writing and communication skills, including the ability to write and plan for multi-generational visitors
  • Experience with hands-on art education

If you are interested in this position . Be sure to have a digital copy of your resume (PDF preferred) prepared before filling out the application as you will be required to attach it to your submission.

It is the policy of the Denver Art Museum to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.

Untitled Final Fridays Program Internship

Available Terms

Fall, Spring, Summer

Position Purpose

Untitled interns will be part of the Adult & College Programs team. They will assist in developing and implementing new programming for our monthly late-night Untitled events. The focus will be on designing activities that engage audiences with our collections, exhibitions, and the museum itself, in innovative and unconventional ways. This position requires a commitment to attend Untitled events, which take place on the final Friday of every month; additional event attendance will be determined as necessary. This position requires a commitment to attend Untitled events (final Friday of every month).

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist in brainstorming and designing Untitled programs
  • Research for programming ideas and audience values
  • Assist in gathering and creating supplies for Untitled activities
  • Attend and engage in Untitled on the final Friday of each month

Additional Qualifications

In addition to the general qualifications required for all education internships, applicants for this position should also possess the following:

  • Ability to interact with the public, comfort with public engagement
  • Familiarity with social networking
  • Literacy with the web and Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to write clearly and effectively
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with others

If you are interested in this position . Be sure to have a digital copy of your resume (PDF preferred) prepared before filling out the application as you will be required to attach it to your submission.

It is the policy of the Denver Art Museum to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.

Visitor Evaluation Internship

Available Terms

Fall, Spring, Summer

Position Purpose

In order to make better decisions about improving the museum for visitor, the Education Department conducts various kinds of visitor evaluation including observations, interviews and questionnaires.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Support staff supervisor with planning and implementation of evaluation
  • Analyze results in collaboration with education staff
  • Follow instructions provided by staff on how to do small sample visitor evaluation
  • Bring your evaluation background to bear on visitor issues the museum wishes to explore

Additional Qualifications

In addition to the general qualifications required for all education internships, applicants for this position should also possess the following:

Experience or interest in visitor understanding the visitor experience in art museums.

If you are interested in this position . Be sure to have a digital copy of your resume (PDF preferred) prepared before filling out the application as you will be required to attach it to your submission.

It is the policy of the Denver Art Museum to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.