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​ArtCorps Student Worker Program (Fall 2022)

Heritage Square Foundation
Museum Store Management Apprentice 

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  • Departments: Community Engagement, Programming, Operations
  • Art Forms: Culture, Interdisciplinary
  • Communities: n/a
  • Work Mode: Hybrid
  • Address: ​113 N 6th St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
  • Supervisor: ​Ashley Davis, Director of Operations

Please note:
all ArtCorps student worker positions receive $16/hr before taxes and work 400 hours over the course of the semester (around 20 - 25 hours a week). To apply, you must be a current or recently graduated undergraduate student attending an institution in Phoenix or living in Phoenix yourself.

Interested in applying? Keep reading to read the full job description, meet your supervisor, and apply for this position today!

About this position

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What you'll do

The Museum Store Management Apprentice will work under the supervision of the Director of Operations and will also receive training from the Executive Director and the Director of Visitor Engagement. The Apprentice will be directly involved in several initiatives to develop the operation and programming of The Bungalow (the museum store of Heritage Square) which specializes in consignment items from local artists and merchandise that complements the Rosson House Museum and Heritage Square programs. 

Potential projects may include but are not limited to:

  • Revising and developing the retail operations manual, scope of sales statement, and inventory procedure
  • Developing themes for merchandising (such as Prohibition, Victorian Spiritualism, Victorian Technology, etc.), suggesting new products, and implementing ways to display products according to theme
  • Researching in our point-of-sale system (Square) to add barcodes to product tags to facilitate sales transactions and aid in inventory management
  • Creating and implementing programs and events such as art shows, opening receptions, First Fridays activities, workshops (such as Paint and Sip, etc.), events with live music, culinary arts events, children’s activities (such as story times, ice cream making, crafts, etc.), etc

Specific responsibilities

  • Assist with retail operations including sales, customer service, purchasing, merchandising, and inventory
  • Work with art consigners and find and recruit new consignors
  • Develop programs and events to increase visitation and promote The Bungalow and encourage sales
  • Foster a positive work environment through courteous, respectful, and helpful interactions (in person, on the phone, and in email) with co-workers, visitors, and donors​

Desired qualifications

  • Microsoft Office, Square or other point-of-sale software a plus
  • Oral and written communication
  • Organizational skills and consistent attention to detail
  • Retail experience a plus  ​

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No longer accepting applications

Oh no! We're sorry, but this position is no longer accepting applications ​and has been filled for Fall 2022. If you're still interested in learning more about the position, you can keep reading. Otherwise, you can find more student worker positions​.

Meet the ​supervisor

Director of Operations Ashley Davis

I love historic structures and have a Master's in Historic Preservation. Honesty and hard work are things I value highly but I strongly believe in balance and living your life. Boundaries are important to have with work so that you can show up better when you're there. I believe in setting communication expectations upfront and giving clear direction on projects or tasks to prevent confusion or stress. I think there are many ways to complete tasks and while I am happy to provide guidance when requested, I do not care for micromanagement. Making mistakes is essential to growth and as long as no one gets hurt, they are okay. Above all, this person should be welcoming to everyone from all walks of life, cultures, and belief systems as I do not tolerate hate in any form. This should be a fun position in a safe space for the candidate to learn and grow in a creative manner. 

About this organization

Heritage Square Foundation

For 42 years, Heritage Square Foundation has operated to make Heritage Square a destination for everyone in our community to experience history, culture, and arts in ways that are accessible and meaningful.

Heritage Square Foundation is dedicated to preserving and sharing the stories, collection, historic buildings, and grounds of Heritage Square, serving as a relevant, engaging, and inclusive community resource and as a tangible connection to our diverse local history.

The people of Heritage Square Foundation have a vision to harness the power of shared personal and community experiences to enrich and transform lives. To learn more about the Heritage Square Foundation, visit their website at https://heritagesquarephx.org/​.​

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About the program

The Phoenix ArtCorps​​

The Phoenix ArtCorps is a student employment program from the Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture  that seeks to provide students with​ the comprehensive skills, mentorship, and experience ​they need to launch their arts and culture careers. Over the course of a semester, each student works 400 hours for $16/hr (around 20 to 25 hours a week), with additional stipends and professional development opportunities. To apply, students must be current or recently graduated undergraduate students at a community college, university, or other institution of higher education based in Phoenix (or live in Phoenix themselves). Applicants must be at least 18 years old. There are no other enrollment requirements. Students do not need to be majoring in the arts or similar fields to apply. To learn more about the program and browse positions, visit our website at http://phoenix.gov/arts/artcorps​. ​​​​​​​

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