Seasonal Part-Time Breakfast Cook/Housekeeper
The Amerind Foundation is seeking an individual as a seasonal part-time Breakfast Cook/Housekeeper at the Amerind Museum in Dragoon, Arizona. The Breakfast Cook assists with prepping food, cooking, setting tables, presenting and cleaning-up for breakfast; prepping for lunch on some days, helping with lunch clean-up and dinner prep, set-up, and clean-up on other days. Additional duties may include setting up coffee service and snacks in the library, which entails carrying items back and forth, going up and down stairs between the library and kitchen. Housekeeping duties include maintaining clean, sanitary, safe, and attractive spaces for visitors and staff associated with Amerind events and facility rentals. Other duties may include, but are not limited to: sweeping, mopping and using vacuum cleaners; laundry; washing or dusting furniture, walls, windows, woodwork and fixtures; cleaning bathrooms; emptying trash receptacles; moving furnishings; straightening up during events, and other duties. Outdoor work includes, but is not limited to: sweeping and cleaning breezeway and patio furniture, greeting guests and helping with luggage, and other duties. Additional hours may be available assisting in the museum and art gallery as needed.
Employee must be able to perform all related duties. Applicants should be able to stand, bend, sit, kneel, lift, reach and move about quickly, pick-up, manipulate, move, raise and lower heavy materials (up to 45 pounds), equipment, and supplies. Employee must exercise some independent judgment in completing assigned tasks. Employee reports to the Guest Services Manager.
Experience and Education: Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. Applicant must have good people skills and professional appearance.
License or Certificate: Possession of a valid Arizona’s driver’s license. Employee must have reliable transportation. Criminal background check required.
Application: Please contact Amerind to complete a job application by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, visiting Amerind office 10 am – 4 pm, Tuesday- Sunday, or calling (520) 586-3666. Review of applications will continue until filled. Amerind is an equal opportunity employer.
This position is seasonal part-time. Amerind’s busiest times are between September- November and January-May.
Temporary, Fulltime Groundskeeper/Custodian
The Amerind Foundation is seeking an individual for Groundskeeper/Custodian at the Amerind Museum in Dragoon, Arizona. This is a seasonal hire for a period of 3 months at 40 hours/week. The Groundskeeper/Custodian maintains clean, sanitary, safe, and attractive buildings and grounds for Amerind museum visitors and staff. Indoor custodial work duties include, but are not limited to, sweeping, mopping and using vacuum cleaners; washing or dusting walls, windows, woodwork and fixtures; cleaning bathrooms; emptying trash receptacles; moving furnishings; replacing lights; painting, and other duties. Outdoor work includes, but is not limited to, mowing; weeding; road maintenance; sweeping, and other duties. Job requires the operation of lawn mowers, shovels, rakes, and weed-eaters. Employee will perform related duties as assigned. Applicants should be able to stand, bend, sit, kneel, lift, reach and move about quickly, pick-up, manipulate, move, raise and lower heavy materials (up to 75 pounds), equipment, and supplies; to climb ladders to heights of 10 feet; operate the full range of maintenance equipment that is typically required of these job duties. Employee must be over 18 years of age and exercise some independent judgment in completing assigned tasks. This position has a work schedule of 8:00 am-5 pm, 5 days per week. Employee reports to the Head of Maintenance.
Experience and Education: Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.
License or Certificate: Possession of a valid Arizona’s driver’s license. Employee must have reliable transportation.
Please contact Amerind to complete a job application by emailing email@example.com, visiting Amerind office 8-5 pm, M-F, or calling (520) 5863666. Review of applications begins immediately. Amerind is an equal opportunity employer. Criminal background check required.
The Amerind Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse professional community and learning environment. Candidates who can contribute to this goal are encouraged to apply and identify their strengths and experience in this area.
CALL FOR ARTIST IN RESIDENCE APPLICATIONS
The Amerind Museum, Dragoon, AZ, seeks Artist in Residence applications from emerging Native American artists. The selected artists must be in residence at the Amerind Museum for 1month at a time to be determined between the selected artists and Amerind’s staff.
The selected artist(s) will receive housing, workspace, and a $3,000/month stipend. The artist will be asked to give a public talk about their work and/or hold some open studio hours.
While in residence, the artist is welcome to sell their work directly to the public. Depending on the nature of the artist’s work, the Amerind Museum may consider an exhibition or similar event by the selected artist. We welcome visual artists, performing artists, and literary artists.
We are seeking Indigenous artists who are at the beginning of their artistic careers. Artists must be
enrolled members of a state or federally recognized Native American Tribe. The winning artists will need to provide proof of their enrollment.
Note: The artist must have reliable transportation.
The town of Dragoon is 1-hour drive east of Tucson. The closest grocery stores
are in Benson, AZ, a 20-minute drive from the Amerind Museum. For more information on Amerind’s location visit www.amerind.org.
To Apply: Please answer the questions below.
You may answer these in an email. You may send a document electronically
via email. Or you may record a video in which you answer these questions. Video
recordings should last no more than 5 minutes. Email all responses, documents,
and other files to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Answer All Questions:
1)Name 2)Address 3) Phone Number 4) Email
5) Send us your résumé. 2 pages maximum.
6) Provide a letter of reference from a teacher, minister, tribal leader, museum professional, or gallery owner.
7) Answer the following essay question: How will this residency help you with your growth and development as an artist? (300 words maximum. You may also answer this question in a video recording.)
8) Visual artists only: please submit 4-5 digital images of your artwork.
9) Performing artists only: submit 3-4 audio-visual recordings of your work.
10) Literary artists only: submit 3-4 samples of your writing.
Questions? Contact Eric Kaldahl at the Amerind Museum, 520-586-3666 or by email at email@example.com.
Amerind seeks graduate student interns to assist in a variety of museum areas. Amerind professional staff works with interns and their host institutions to develop individually tailored programs of work.
Intern projects may include collections management (rehousing, inventory, cataloging, etc.), grant writing, exhibition development and installation, archival management, digitization projects, and educational programs.
Compensation: At this time, Amerind is unable to offer a stipend to interns. Amerind, however does offer free, furnished apartments to qualified interns on our 1,900 acre campus. Kitchen and laundry facilities are available. Students have access to our anthropological library and high speed internet connection with Jstor access. Students should be advised that Texas Canyon is a 20-minute drive from the nearest town of Benson, Arizona, and a 1-hour drive from Tucson, so personal transportation is required.
For further information about internships, contact Vice-President and Chief Curator Dr. Eric Kaldahl at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Amerind Foundation, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from minority candidates.