At The Dalí, you become part of a creative process: collaborating with colleagues across departments; balancing the experience you bring to work with new talents & skills honed on the job; and sharing ideas and input in a dynamic, ever-evolving artistic environment. The Museum offers engaging work, a healthy work/life balance, an array of cultural and educational opportunities; and avenues for personal & professional growth…all in an iconic, world-renowned setting, surrounded by masterpieces of the 20th century.
JOB TITLE: AV/Event Set-up Assistant (Full-Time)
Under the guidance of the Events Manager, the AV/Event Set-Up Assistant helps with all aspects of set-up; monitoring and breakdown of museum A/V equipment; assisting with vendor load-in, tables, chairs, and other equipment associated with events. Responsible for setting up and running Museum AV equipment and videotaping as applicable during events. Under the guidance of the Multi-Media Producer, occasionally assist with basic video editing of Museum lectures and trainings.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Ability to lift at least 50lbs for set up and tear down of tables, chairs, and other special event objects needed for event.
- Assist and follow through with contracted details with Events Manager
- Run and maintain audio and A/V equipment for Museum events and day-to-day Museum needs (meeting room projector, assist with LED screens running BrightSign players, etc.)
- Maintain inventory of all Event, audio and A/V supplies and equipment
- Provide troubleshooting solutions to Museum and Event clients
- Attend weekly Events meetings and periodic training such as A/V instruction and customer service
- Work schedule must be flexible, but will include both weekday and weekend hours, sometimes exceeding an 8-hour workday.
- In down times from Events Department needs, assist Multimedia Producer with video editing projects
- Maintain technical knowledge by reviewing professional publications; participating in professional societies; attending workshops
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Below is an inclusive but not exhaustive list of various knowledge, skills, and other characteristics that are necessary for effective performance in this position.
- Working knowledge of MS Office
- Working knowledge of A/V equipment (such as mixers, microphones, Crestron Digital Media AV system or similar)
- Excellent attention to detail
- Ability to troubleshoot AV/events equipment and responsibilities in high pressure situations
- Strong customer service skills
- Ability to be a team player and facilitate good communication and cooperation among co-workers, vendors and clients
- Become familiar with the policies and procedures associated with events
- Ability to establish priorities, balance demands of multiple projects and meet deadlines
- Must provide reliable transportation.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND TRAINING
Bachelor’s degree preferred
PHYSICAL DEMANDS – The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.
- The employee is frequently required to walk.
- The employee is frequently required to stand for periods of time (up to 8 hours per day).
- The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50-75 pounds.
- Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to focus.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION –
Nothing in this job specification restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Critical features of this job are described under various headings above. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. The above statements are strictly intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees in this position.
JOB TITLE: Part-time Visitor Experience Specialist
REPORTS TO: Visitor Experience Management
DEPARTMENT: Visitor Experience
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Interact with visitors at various locations within the Museum
Process admission tickets
Guide visitors using the Museum’s app
Assist with equipment maintenance
Assist visitors with virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) use
Assist with Museum special events
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
- Customer service skills
Interpersonal communication skills
Point of Sales Systems knowledge
Comfortable with technology
Proficiency with computer business programs (word/outlook)
Comfortable in a dynamic work environment
Bi-lingual an asset but not required
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & TRAINING
- Point of Sales Systems
High School Diploma
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS
- Legal age, ID, and documentation
Subject to background check
Commit to working between 15-20 hours weekly
Ability to work on a Saturday or Sunday weekly
Ability to work Thanksgiving weekend
Ability to work 12/26 – 12/31
Desire to become knowledgeable about the Museum, its collection and the artist, Salvador Dalí
Internships are seasonal, non-paying positions designed to provide college graduate and undergraduate students, recent graduates and beginning museum professionals with off-campus and/or on-the-job Museum experience. The program incorporates the opportunity to study the life and work of Salvador Dalí while learning about the inner workings of an art Museum. The program also offers a challenging learning experience and promotes awareness of Museum careers. Students may be eligible to receive college credit (if applicable).
This program is informal and can be designed to work within the student’s schedule. Internships typically last for three months in the Fall and Spring starting in September and January, and 10 weeks in the Summer, starting in June. Internships typically require at least a two-day/week or 15-hour commitment.
Internships are offered in the following departments for qualified individuals:
General Marketing/Public Relations
Graphic Design (Marketing)
Hospitality – Events
Human Resources Management
The Dalí Museum accepts applications from both undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent graduates and beginning museum professionals. International students, especially from Spain, France, and Germany are also encouraged to apply.
Deadlines to apply for an internship:
- Fall Internship: July 1
- Spring Internship: November 1
- Summer Internship: March 1
The Dalí is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.
Internship Frequently Asked Questions
Who is eligible to become an intern at The Dali Museum?
The Dali Museum's Internship Program is open to current students, recent college graduates, graduate students and beginning museum professionals. The Museum encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds and academic disciplines to apply.
There is currently no High School Internship Program. High school students and recent high school graduates should visit the volunteer page for more information about programs at The Dali.
Ages 9-15 are eligible for The Dali Museum's Junior Docent Program.
Must I be a current student to be eligible to intern?
No, The Dali's Internship Program is open to current students, recent college graduates, graduate students, and beginning museum professionals.
If I am an international student, do I still qualify to be an intern?
Yes, many international students participate in the Internship Program. All interns are expected to be proficient in speaking, reading and writing the English language (but you do not need to submit your TOEFL scores). We are unable to sponsor J1 visas. The Dali is also unable to assist with housing accommodations or fees associated with visa applications.
When do internships take place?
Spring (January – May)
Summer (June – August)
Fall (September- December)
When is the deadline for applying for an internship?
Spring (November 1)
Summer (March 1)
Fall (July 1)
Are the internships paid?
No, Museum internships are unpaid.
Can I apply for more than one internship term at the same time? (i.e. Spring and Fall internships simultaneously)?
Yes. Please note on your application what terms you are applying to.
May I submit more than the required documents?
You are welcome to submit more than the required documents. All documents will be taken into account for placement.
Who should I contact with questions regarding the application?
How many interns are typically accepted?
The number of interns accepted depends on the needs of the respective departments.
What is the interview process like?
The Museum will contact selected candidates to set up an interview, which may be conducted over the telephone. The interview will cover topics such as scheduling, expectations and potential projects.
Is it possible to receive academic credit for participating in the internship program?
Yes, the Museum will work with students to fulfill their academic requirements.
Is intern housing included?
No, there is no housing available.
Is there an intern scholarship available?
Not through The Dali Museum, but you are welcome to investigate external sources.
What types of projects will I be working on?
Internship projects are based on The Dali’s needs and requirements, and are assigned to interns with the appropriate skills and interests. All of the internships have an administrative component.
What will my schedule be?
Hours and days vary based on departmental need and the student’s schedule. Schedules are usually made during the orientation process, or beforehand if certain accommodations have to be made. The hours are generally very flexible.
Are there volunteer opportunities at The Dali independent of the Internship Program?
Yes, for information on volunteer opportunities, please visit the volunteer page on The Dali's website.