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To discover the employment opportunities that The Leonardo Museum in Salt Lake City Utah currently has available, please check the descriptions below.

Full Time Positions:

Summary:

The Graphic Designer supports the Marketing team in the creation and production of infographics, exhibit labels, collateral and other signage for The Leonardo.

Top 3 Expectations:

  1. Meet all deadlines and maintains positive work attitude.
  2. Maintain high level execution and brand consistency through creative applications.
  3. Works necessary hours during exhibit installations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design and execute layout for a variety of exhibit’s labels, signage, collateral and more for the Flight exhibit based on an existing style guide.
  • Check all layout specs and handle file management.
  • Creation of infographics and other exhibit illustrations for Flight under the direction of the project art director and exhibit director; potential opportunities for additional creative projects.
  • Additional graphic design and creative production work, as needed.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong proficiency in Creative Suite
  • Ability to take direction and work collaboratively.
  • Ability to meet frequent deadlines.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage large quantities of files

Training and Experience:

  • 1-3 years’ professional experience in graphic design or creative production.
  • Experience prepping graphic design files for print production.
  • Experience with educational or museum graphic design strongly preferred.
  • Experience working with vinyl preferred.

*Please send your resume and a pdf or online portfolio when applying for this position.

Summary:

The Leonardo Museum Experience Facilitator is an essential part of the museum. This person supports the Leo’s Mission by providing visitor-centric customer service that ensures all visitors, clients, and Museum Staff have a pleasurable and memorable experience. The Museum Experience Facilitators enhance the museum experience by helping visitors to engage in The Leonardo’s exhibits, interactives, and tabletop activities, all of which are designed to help our visitors better understand, appreciate, and actively engage in content related to the fusion of science, technology, and art and their impact on humanity. It is hoped that after visiting The Leonardo, our visitors will be inspired to think, act, and be more creative and innovative in their everyday life and, as a result, help to make the world a better place. To this end, the ideal candidate will have amazing customer service skills, will be versatile, enthusiastic about science, technology, design, innovation, and art; love interacting with people of all ages, backgrounds, and personalities; and actively seeking personal growth through continual learning/curiosity, enrichment and participation, problem solving, and creative expression.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The person in this position is a key customer service member of the frontline team, interacting directly with museum visitors on a daily basis.
  • Actively seeks out opportunities to engage visitors of all ages in an effort to help improve them in experiences that inspire creativity and innovation.
  • Create friendly, welcoming, and informative first experience for visitors.
  • General museum facilitation that can include acting as a floater throughout the floor.
  • Be cross-trained to work in the Gift Shop, Birthdays, Events, and Admissions when needed.
  • Happy and engaging; enthusiastic about working directly with the public (all ages); actively seek out ways to be helpful in engaging our patrons.
  • Keep the museum’s public spaces inviting.
  • Assist with museum-wide activities and content including, but not limited to: geo-cache, scavenger hunts, customized visitor highlights, pre-flights “inspections”, and da Vinci tours.
  • Maintain a well-informed, working knowledge of the programs, services, products, memberships and special offers available and communicate that information in a style consistent with The Leonardo brand.
  • Assist in community giving, accessibility programs, and museum tours.
  • May work some shifts during which alcohol will be consumed by visitors.
  • Be flexible and willing to help with additional duties and projects as needed.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Happy and engaging; enthusiastic about working directly with the public (all ages); actively seek out ways to be helpful in engaging our patrons.
  • Optimistic, buoyant/resilient, and helpful; maintains a positive attitude and calm demeanor in fast-paced environment; can think on their feet; sees opportunities instead of problems.
  • Self-motivated; possess a high degree of initiative, integrity, and accuracy; assertive to ensure all museum spaces are presentable and functional for maximum engagement, enjoyment, and inspiration by our patrons.
  • Dependable and punctual; good time management; is self-motivated to stay on task, to produce high quality work, and to finish tasks completely, correctly, and on time; has an attention to detail; is organized and tidy.
  • Ability to work some weekends, holidays and some special event hours.
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds.

Training and Experience:

  • High School Diploma (minimum) Associate’s Degree (preferred).
  • 2 years of related customer service work experience, or a combination of education and experience.
  • Some background in a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) field preferred.

Part Time Positions:

Summary:

The Bistro Server works in our café, and possible Museum events, to serve food and be inviting to visitors.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure excellent customer service in the Bistro.
  • Greets customers and takes orders.
  • Operates cash register and collects payment from customer.
  • Prep and ensure the ingredients are available for the shift.
  • Set up buffets and tables in accordance with the standards set by The Leonardo.
  • Build the customer’s order in a timely manner.
  • Assist Catering Chef to set up food for monthly Leo All meetings.
  • Partner with Salt Lake City library for Trivia Night and set up.
  • Assist in set up and service for Bistro specific events.
  • Act as on call events staff for additional events as needed or desired.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • We’re a smaller team so everyone pitches in on all aspects of food production and service.
  • Be able to take direction well, eagerly approach tasks with a positive attitude, and complete tasks in a timely manner.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Training and Experience:

  • Some food service experience preferred.
  • Must have a Food Handler’s permit.
  • There may be some opportunities to work additional shifts outside of your normal schedule. However, there may be some alcohol service, so if you want to sign up for those additional shifts you must be 21 years of age if working with alcohol.

Shift: Saturdays 9am-2pm and additional shifts anywhere from 5-15 hours each week. Various hours may include weekends and holidays.

Summary:

The Leonardo Museum Experience Facilitator is an essential part of the museum. This person supports the Leo’s Mission by providing visitor-centric customer service that ensures all visitors, clients, and Museum Staff have a pleasurable and memorable experience. The Museum Experience Facilitators enhance the museum experience by helping visitors to engage in The Leonardo’s exhibits, interactives, and tabletop activities, all of which are designed to help our visitors better understand, appreciate, and actively engage in content related to the fusion of science, technology, and art and their impact on humanity. It is hoped that after visiting The Leonardo, our visitors will be inspired to think, act, and be more creative and innovative in their everyday life and, as a result, help to make the world a better place. To this end, the ideal candidate will have amazing customer service skills, will be versatile, enthusiastic about science, technology, design, innovation, and art; love interacting with people of all ages, backgrounds, and personalities; and actively seeking personal growth through continual learning/curiosity, enrichment and participation, problem solving, and creative expression.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The person in this position is a key customer service member of the frontline team, interacting directly with museum visitors on a daily basis.
  • Actively seeks out opportunities to engage visitors of all ages in an effort to help improve them in experiences that inspire creativity and innovation.
  • Create friendly, welcoming, and informative first experience for visitors.
  • General museum facilitation that can include acting as a floater throughout the floor.
  • Be cross-trained to work in the Gift Shop, Birthdays, Events, and Admissions when needed.
  • Happy and engaging; enthusiastic about working directly with the public (all ages); actively seek out ways to be helpful in engaging our patrons.
  • Keep the museum’s public spaces inviting.
  • Assist with museum-wide activities and content including, but not limited to: geo-cache, scavenger hunts, customized visitor highlights, pre-flights “inspections”, and da Vinci tours.
  • Maintain a well-informed, working knowledge of the programs, services, products, memberships and special offers available and communicate that information in a style consistent with The Leonardo brand.
  • Assist in community giving, accessibility programs, and museum tours.
  • May work some shifts during which alcohol will be consumed by visitors.
  • Be flexible and willing to help with additional duties and projects as needed.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Happy and engaging; enthusiastic about working directly with the public (all ages); actively seek out ways to be helpful in engaging our patrons.
  • Optimistic, buoyant/resilient, and helpful; maintains a positive attitude and calm demeanor in fast-paced environment; can think on their feet; sees opportunities instead of problems.
  • Self-motivated; possess a high degree of initiative, integrity, and accuracy; assertive to ensure all museum spaces are presentable and functional for maximum engagement, enjoyment, and inspiration by our patrons.
  • Dependable and punctual; good time management; is self-motivated to stay on task, to produce high quality work, and to finish tasks completely, correctly, and on time; has an attention to detail; is organized and tidy.
  • Ability to work some weekends, holidays and some special event hours.
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds.

Training and Experience:

  • High School Diploma (minimum) Associate’s Degree (preferred).
  • 2 years of related customer service work experience, or a combination of education and experience.
  • Some background in a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) field preferred.

Summary:

The Leonardo Visitor Services Representative is an essential part of the Admissions Department. This person supports the Leo’s Mission by providing visitor-centric customer service that ensures all visitors, clients, and Museum Staff have a pleasurable and memorable experience. As the interface between the admissions desk, gift shop, and exhibit entrances, the Visitor Services Representative will enhance the museum experience by inspiring visitors to engage and connect with The Leonardo and each other in new and meaningful ways, and by helping them to tap into their own inner genius.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create friendly, welcoming, and informative first experience for visitors.
  • Lead the daily operations of the Visitor Services Desk with responsibilities including, but not limited to: Greet visitors, check and respond to voicemails and emails, maintain lost and found items, respond to customer’s complaints, set up lobby slides, process payments and registrations, sign out vendor cards, ensure clean desk space, visitor interaction emails and log, give daily receipts to Finance, and opening and closing the desk.
  • Make change for cash boxes at events/programs.
  • Maintain a well-informed, working knowledge of the exhibits and services available and communicate that information in a style consistent with The Leonardo Image.
  • With supervision and training from the Visitor Services Manager, operate The Leonardo’s admissions & Memberships sales system (Altru).
  • Serve as an advocate for the visitor while simultaneously promoting the welfare of the museum; communicate with a variety of visitors with diverse interests and abilities to ensure a positive museum experience; resolve visitor concerns and complaints in an appropriate and mutually acceptable manner.
  • Assist the Visitor Services Manager, visitor services, and administrative support including (but not limited to): Visitor information, docents, gallery attendants, receptions and public service attendants; bulk mailing, special events, membership promotions at community, civic and onsite events; and general assistance with museum programs.
  • Assist with K-12, Financial services, and check-ins as needed.
  • Cross train and assist with Visitor Experiences floor staff as needed.
  • Serves as Visitor Services/Visitor Experiences Floater (as scheduled and as needed)
  • Be flexible and willing to help with additional duties as needed.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • This person will be passionate about interacting with people of all ages.
  • Have a general understanding of museum policies, procedures and offerings; knowledge of arts and/or leisure audiences preferred.
  • Ability to work some weekends, holidays and some special event hours.
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds.

Training and Experience:

  • High School Diploma (minimum) Associate’s Degree (preferred).
  • Two years of related customer service work experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Experience in cash handling.

Shift:

  • $10 an hour
  • Friday and Saturday shifts preferred, with additional shift opportunities available

On Call Positions:

Summary:

This position enhances the museum experience by helping guests to engage in The Leonardo’s exhibits, inter-actives, and tabletop activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The person in this position is a key member of the front-line team, interacting directly with museum guests on a daily basis. Their three core job functions are to be: 1-Curious 2-Be engaging 3-Keep the museum’s public spaces inviting.
  • Actively seeks out opportunities to engage visitors of all ages in an effort to help improve them in experiences that inspire creativity and innovation.
  • Happy and engaging; enthusiastic about working directly with the public (all ages); actively seek out ways to be helpful in engaging our patrons.

Other Potential On-Call Opportunities (if desired):

  • Could be cross-trained to work in: the SALT Bistro, Door Watches, Birthdays, Events, Catering, and Guest Services when needed as “on-call”.
  • Event Set-up and Tear-down – includes moving of tables and chairs and exhibit pieces, setting linens, place settings, etc.
  • Catering Staff/Server – handling of food during event to include buffet style, tray-passed, and plated services. Additional duties like bussing, dishes, and clean-up.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Happy and engaging; enthusiastic about working directly with the public (all ages); actively seek out ways to be helpful in engaging our patrons.
  • Self-motivated; assertive to ensure all museum spaces are presentable and functional for maximum engagement, enjoyment, and inspiration by our patrons.
  • Dependable and punctual; good time management; is self-motivated to stay on task.

Shift:

  • On-call (As needed. Can range from 5-25 hours a week)
  • Shifts vary and schedules are never steady or set.

Summary:

The Audio/Video Support Technician is responsible for providing dedicated technical support to event clients that are using electronics equipment and assets belonging to the Leonardo as well as interfacing clients’ equipment with The Leonardo’s equipment. The A/V Support Technician’s goal is to keep the client satisfied with an uninterrupted audio/video experience within the capacity allowed by available equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reports to facilities director and events staff prior to events to debrief on event needs and gather relevant information. Arriving prior to event start times to allow for preparation and debrief is critical.
  • Sets up A/V equipment as per provided Banquet Event Order document by setup deadline.
  • Troubleshoots, adjusts, maintains, and performs basic repairs on equipment not operating as intended.
  • Generates written reports of equipment determined to have failed.
  • Provides additional support to events staff (including light labor) during events provided that primary duties are not abandoned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must be able to read and interpret Banquet Event Orders to know which equipment to prepare and where.
  • Must have a strong proficiency with audio/video equipment, computers, and electronics.
  • English proficiency necessary.
  • Must possess strong communication skills and be able to work collaboratively in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. (speakers, amplifiers, PA systems, etc.)

Shift:

  • On-call (as needed for events)
  • Shifts vary and schedules are never steady or set.

Summary:

This position enhances the museum experience by assisting set up for events as needed in the hospitality department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Sets up and tears down all events according to Banquet Event Orders and Event Floor Plan.
  • Arrange tables, chairs, etc. for meetings, meal functions, and special events according to the Banquet Event Orders.
  • Cleans used event space and event equipment and store it properly.
  • Sweep/mop floor space after event
  • Place exhibits back to standard operation after event.

Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:

  • Requires no specific knowledge of the job.
  • Must be able to follow a map in setting up or taking down event equipment.
  • Follow-up skills of tasks and assignments, and must have strong attention to detail.

Training and Experience Requirements:

  • 0-6 months of job-specific work experience with demonstrated competence.

Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.

Shift:

  • On-call (as needed for event set up)
  • Shifts vary and schedules are never steady or set.

Summary:

This position will be assisting in The Leonardo kitchen for events. This position will act as the Dishwasher and Prep Cook as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Washing dishes and cleaning the back of the house.
  • Be able to perform a variety of small duties such as prepping foods, organizing, and removal of trash.
  • Follow prep lists and additional responsibilities provided by the Chef or Sous Chef.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly kitchen and dish area.
  • Could be cross-trained to work in other “on call” catering positions if desired.
  • May work some shifts during which alcohol will be consumed by guests.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:

  • Dependable and punctual and good time management.
  • Self-motivated to stay on task and produce high quality work.
  • Has an attention to detail and is organized.
  • Team player and good communication skills.
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

Training and Experience Requirements:

  • Current Food Handlers Permit REQUIRED.
  • Dishwasher experience required.
  • Some hospitality or catering experience preferred.

Shift:

  • On-call (as needed for events)
  • Nights and weekends availability preferred, but open Monday-Sunday.

Summary:

This position enhances the museum experience by helping assist as needed in the hospitality department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Catering Staff/Server – handling of food during event to include buffet style, tray-passed, and plated services. Additional duties like bussing, dishes, and clean-up.
  • Maintain a well-informed, working knowledge of the programs, services, products, memberships and special offers available and communicate that information in a style consistent with The Leonardo brand.
  • Assist in Birthdays, Events, and Catering.
  • Assist with door-watches.
  • The person in this position is a key member of the events team, interacting directly with clients.
  • Event Set-up and Tear-down – includes moving of tables and chairs and exhibit pieces, setting linens, place settings, etc.
  • May work some shifts during which alcohol will be consumed by guests.

Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:

  • Follow-up skills of tasks and assignments, and must have strong attention to detail.
  • This position does require a professional appearance and is customer service focused.
  • Dependable and punctual; good time management; self-motivated to stay on task, produce high quality work, has an attention to detail, and is organized.
  • Happy and engaging; enthusiastic about working directly with the public (all ages).

Training and Experience Requirements:

  • Current Food Handlers Permit REQUIRED.
  • 1-2 years of related customer service work experience.
  • Some hospitality or catering experience required.
  • Sips and Tips permit a plus (required if bartending)

Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.

Shift:                         

  • On-call (as needed for events)
  • Shifts vary, may be early morning or late evening, weekends, holidays, depending on event needs.
  • Schedules are never steady or set.

Summary:

Works alongside the Catering Chef to manage daily kitchen activities, including overseeing staff, aiding with menu preparation, ensuring food quality and freshness, and monitoring ordering and stocking. Provides meal quality and consistency by following designated recipes.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leads kitchen team in Chef’s absence
  • Prepares and serves attractive, nutritious meals in an organized manner.
  • Provides assistance with line cooking, food preparation, and dish plating
  • Oversees and organizes kitchen stock and ingredients
  • Ensures a first-in, first-out food rotation system and verifies all food products are properly dated and organized for quality assurance
  • Keeps cooking stations stocked, especially before and during prime operation hours
  • Hires and trains new kitchen employees to restaurant and kitchen standards
  • Manages food and product ordering by keeping detailed records and minimizes waste, plus works with existing systems to improve waste reduction and manage budgetary concerns
  • Supervises all food preparation and presentation to ensure quality and restaurant standards
  • Works with Head Chef to maintain kitchen organization, staff ability, and training opportunities
  • Verifies that food storage units all meet standards and are consistently well-managed
  • Assists Head Chef with menu creation
  • Oversees the cleanliness of the kitchen and stock areas
  • Coordinates with Catering Manager on supply ordering, budget, and kitchen efficiency and staffing
  • Create unique dining experiences and innovative menus.
  • Oversee all alcohol licensing, operations, etc.
  • Oversee purchasing and inventory control for daily operations as well as before, during, and after 3rd party events and internal programs.
  • Ensure that the areas under your control are well presented and adhere to sanitation guidelines.
  • Be aware of the overall Museum’s mission with its focus on customer service and surpassing expectations.

Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:

  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment; adhere to deadlines; demonstrate flexibility in meeting shifting demands and priorities.
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays and special event hours.
  • Attention to Detail
  • Knowledge of Restaurant Regulations
  • A motivated self-starter
  • Creative Problem-Solving Skills
  • Strong Verbal and Written Communication Skills
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

Training and Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Formal Culinary Training, including line cook experience
  • Two to five years of complete hospitality experience
  • Event experience preferred
  • Extensive Food and Beverage Knowledge
  • Knowledge of all associated legislation pertaining to food service.

Shift:

  • On-call (as needed for events)
  • Nights and weekends availability preferred, but open Monday-Sunday.

If you are interested in applying for a position at the The Leonardo, please email your resume and cover letter to HR@theleonardo.org.