Operations / Logistics Coordinator

Post Date:
February 1, 2019

Full-time

Exempt. 

Background

The Frick Collection is an art museum consisting of more than 1,400 works of art from the thirteenth to the nineteenth century, displayed in the intimate surroundings of the former home of Henry Clay Frick. The residence, with its furnishings and works of art, has been open to the public since 1935. The Frick Art Reference Library is an internationally-recognized research library that serves as one of the most complete resources for the study of Western art. Founded in 1920, the Library today holds more than one million study photographs, 285,000 books, 80,000 auction catalogs, and 2,250 periodical titles. It is open to interested individuals from all over the world.

Position Summary

The Operations/Logistics Coordinator is a newly created position and key member of the internal team managing the Frick’s major capital expansion project.

This position reports to the Senior Project Manager, and will work closely with the Capital Project Team that reports to the Deputy Director & COO. S/he will also liaise with Museum stakeholders from across the institution. The Operations/Logistics Coordinator will support projects related to TFC’s major capital expansion. S/he will assist in managing museum-wide transition before and during construction period. Duties include, but are not limited to: Managing vendors and contractors related to moves logistics such as storage, movers, furniture; tracking and managing departmental details through planning and preparation phases; liaising museum-wide with departments before and during transition; supporting operational and technical departments to ensure smooth transition.

Requirements

  • Four to five + years of project management experience or related, preferably in cultural/ educational institutions or other not-for-profit settings.
  • Excellent communication skills, friendly and enthusiastic team leader, ability to work effectively with a range of stakeholders.
  • Self-starter, skilled at motivating others.
  • Detail-oriented project manager who is capable of managing to a deadline and tracking multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interest in developing museum career and/or project management experience.
  • A collaborative colleague who enjoys contributing to a team’s success.
  • Bachelor’s degree in arts/museum fields or related field is a plus.

Benefits in Employment with the Frick Collection

Full-time employees are eligible to participate in group life, health, and dental insurance plans. Employees contribute to the cost of their health insurance based on income level and type of coverage selected. Other benefits include Short and Long Term Disability insurance, employee contributed tax deferred annuity, health saving account with employer seed, flexible spending plans for health, dependent care and commuting costs, generous defined benefit pension plan with participation after one year of service/vesting after five years of service, 13 paid holidays, accrual of 12 vacation days the first year of employment, 25 vacation days second year of employment. All employees may access free or discounted admission to most of New York’s finest museums. The Frick provides employees with a discount on Museum Shop purchases and an on-site employee dining service. The Frick offers a beautiful and pleasant work setting and excellent opportunity to appreciate some of the world’s finest works of art.

Application Process

Please send resume and cover letter including salary requirement to:

Senior Project Manager
jobs@frick.org (include “Operations/Logistics Coordinator” in subject line of email)
The Frick Collection
1 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

No phone calls please.

Inquiries without cover letter and salary requirements will not be considered.

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