Employment

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Thank you for your interest in employment at the Skirball. Below is a current list of job opportunities.

The Skirball Cultural Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) dedicated to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and equity. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, criminal history in accordance with the law, or any other legally protected characteristics.* Everyone is encouraged to apply for available employment to ensure our staff reflects the diversity of our visitors and surrounding community.

*Please note that eligibility requirements vary for internship positions, namely those funded by the Getty Foundation and the Los Angeles County Arts Commission. 



Retail Assistant Store Manager, Star Trek Pop-Up Shop

The Skirball Cultural Center seeks a qualified retail professional to launch and manage a temporary in-house pop-up shop presented in conjunction with the Skirball’s major spring/summer 2020 exhibition, Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds. This is a limited-term position beginning in April through September and reports to the Museum Store Operations Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of the retail space, including set-up and break-down after the close of the exhibition 
  • Provide friendly, professional, and knowledgeable service to visitors
  • Facilitate opening and closing procedures for POS system 
  • Review and assess approval of returns or exchanges
  • Maintain backstock and organize merchandise to attract buyers
  • Manage a small group of sales associates and volunteers

Qualifications:

  • Must have a minimum of two years retail experience with keyholder responsibilities and management of a small staff 
  • Possess a cheerful, patient personality and strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to operate a computerized cash register and execute basic math calculations accurately
  • Must be self-motivated, resourceful, and able to work independently
  • Exercises good judgement to analyze and assess information to resolve issues
  • Ability to stand for extended periods, climb ladders, and lift up to forty pounds
  • Flexibility to work weekends, evenings, and special events as needed
  • Working knowledge of the Star Trek universe a plus
  • Appreciation and understanding of the Skirball’s mission and philosophy

The Skirball Cultural Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) dedicated to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and equity. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, criminal history in accordance with the law, or any other legally protected characteristics. Everyone is encouraged to apply for available employment to ensure our staff reflects the diversity of our visitors and surrounding community.

Please send resume and cover letter, preferably by email, to:

Human Resources 
Re: Retail Assistant Store Manager
Skirball Cultural Center
2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
FAX: (310) 440-4595
humanresources@skirball.org