JOB OPENINGS

Database and Accounting Coordinator

Job Description and Position Summary
This position will be responsible for accurately maintaining the museum's membership and donor database using Raiser's Edge. It is also responsible for entering fundraising income from all sources into Raiser's Edge, managing membership correspondence, which includes creating queries, reports and mail merges. Responsible for providing management with membership reports monthly and other data as requested. This position is responsible for assisting with accounts payable processing, daily data entry, deposits, reconciliations, and other accounting duties as needed. Work involves a large volume of confidential and time sensitive transactions. Other duties, as needed, may include participating in organization fundraising events, payroll, and bulk mailings.  

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:

  • Gathers and compiles membership and donor financial data, budget, accounts payable and/or other financial data.
  • Manage and maintain membership/donor database and mailings.
  • Process complex membership and accounting transactions involving membership, donations and tickets.
  • Manage membership processes including: recruitment, renewals, retention, benefits and acknowledgements.
  • Reconcile discrepancies and provide reports to management on monthly and as needed basis.
  • Prepare bank deposits of funds received.
  • Process accounts payable: pays vendors charging expenses to appropriate accounts and recording entries.
  • Other accounting duties: count donation box, data entry, enter journal entries, and worksheet preparation.
  • Verifies accuracy and/or completeness of transactions.
  • Compiles transaction summary information and analysis.
  • Completion of work assignments may require the operation of a vehicle.
  • These examples are not intended to be all-inclusive.  Other related duties may be assigned as needed.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Word, Excel).
  • Knowledge of Raiser's Edge (or other membership database) strongly preferred.
  • Ability to use a computer to access, interpret, and record information.
  • Ability to review complex data entry for verification of accuracy.  Strong attention to detail required.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, employees of other departments, the board, and the public.
  • May require the ability to acquire and maintain and valid Kansas driver's license.
  • An employee shall not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

Graduation from a four-year college or equivalent experience preferred. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Word, Excel) required.  Experience with Raiser's Edge membership database strongly preferred. An equivalent combination of education, experience and training may be considered. Offers of employment are contingent upon passing a pre-employment physical, which includes drug screening, and upon satisfactory evaluation of the results of a criminal record check.

TO APPLY:  Send resume to jobs@wichitaartmuseum.org.


 

Museum Education Coordinator

Job Description and Position Summary
The Wichita Art Museum seeks a skilled, creative and team-oriented museum art educator to join the dynamic and creative education department. This position requires a creative problem-solver who will thrive in a fast-paced work environment and art museum setting. Experience and knowledge working with volunteers, youth and families is required. In this role, administrative duties for WAM's youth and family programs are complemented with hands-on teaching of creative art activities and gallery interactives. Additionally, the position includes: coordination and scheduling of school and group tours. The museum education coordinator reports to the curator of education and works collaboratively with volunteers, WAM educators, and the entire WAM staff.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:

  • Develops, schedules, and conducts informative presentations, workshops, classes,  and/or events for widely varied audiences
  • Plans and leads special arts programming for youth, families, teens
  • Assists in training, supervising, and evaluating volunteers and interns
  • Assists with program evaluation
  • Assists with producing educational materials for volunteers, teachers, families, and youth
  • May provide liaison among other agencies involved in related types of work to coordinate efforts
  • May assist in developing and monitoring the budget for assigned programs and activities
  • Provides school networking and coordinates touring schedules with schools, teachers, and docent volunteers
  • Maintains records, equipment, and supplies
  • Completion of work assignments will require the operation of a vehicle
  • These examples are not intended to be all-inclusive. Other job-related duties may be assigned as needed

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

  • Considerable knowledge of the museum education field, current trends and advancements
  • Knowledge of the use of professional agencies, associations and publications in maintaining current information on area of expertise
  • Considerable knowledge of education delivery methods and techniques
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups
  • Ability to lead and instruct children and adults in group learning situations
  • Ability to use a computer to access, interpret and record information
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, representatives of other organizations and the public
  • Ability to work with individuals and groups from diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work an irregular schedule as required, select weekends/ holidays/evenings
  • Ability to acquire and maintain a valid Kansas driver's license

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
Bachelor's degree in art education, art history or in arts-related administration preferred and one to three years work experience in relevant position. An equivalent combination of education, experience and training may be considered. Offers of employment are contingent upon passing a pre-employment physical, which includes drug screening, and upon satisfactory evaluation of the results of a criminal record check.

Starting pay $27, 000 - $30,000 annually.

TO APPLY: Send a cover letter and resume to harper@wichitaartmuseum.org. Application deadline is 3 p.m. Friday, June 28, 2019.

Museum Information:

The Wichita Art Museum opened in 1935 and is home to the Roland P. Murdock Collection, one of the premier collections of American art. With a nationally distinguished collection, the museum is a public/private partnership, owned by the City of Wichita and managed by the Wichita Art Museum, Inc. The Wichita Art Museum brings people, ideas, and American art together to enrich lives and build community.

The Wichita Art Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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