Call for Employment

New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks! is run by a hard-working, full-time & part-time staff, as well as, volunteers and interns.

Shop Coordinator

The Shop Coordinator provides is responsible for all aspects of the New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks! experience and maintaining The Museum Shop as a profitable entity. They support, sustain, and advance the Art Museum’s mission and goals as a proactive member of the cultural community, helping the Art Museum to serve and respond to the interests and needs of an audience from New Bedford and beyond. NBAM employees maintain a standard of excellence and connect their activities to the museum’s mission in all they do.

Schedule: This part-time position is 15 hours per week, Thursdays and Fridays from 9:45 AM – 1:45 PM, and Saturdays from 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM. As a small staff, everyone must be available to work the occasional weekend or evening event.

Hourly Rate: $17

Minimum Qualifications (knowledge, skills, education, experience, certifications, licenses): High school diploma with demonstrated experience building positive customer relations. Demonstrated desire to work with and support a diverse learning community. Ability to meet the physical requirements of this position. Experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications: 1-2 years of customer services experience, bi-lingual or multi-lingual a plus.

Skills: Excellent customer service, customer relations, and communication skills; exemplary interpersonal skills; strong communication skills; good judgment; ability to respond quickly, calmly, and appropriately in emergency situations. Basic computer skills. Promptness, reliability, and honesty are required in this position 

Responsibilities: As the Shop Coordinator, you must represent New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks! (NBAM) in a positive and accurate light while promoting the Museum’s mission and vision.

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