Who we are:

Scottsdale Arts was established in 1987 as a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) and has evolved into an organization with four dynamic operating branches that span the visual and performing arts. Through its four branches, Scottsdale Arts offers diverse, high-quality arts experiences to hundreds of thousands of Scottsdale residents and visitors annually in addition to fostering the active engagement of government, business, education, and the private sector in the arts.

What we offer:

Great company culture. Flexible and remote work available, we embrace work/life balance, DEIA is part of our strategic plan, opportunities to make meaningful change, employee recognition program,
Making an Impact. Everything you do, each day makes a difference in our community.
Location. Located in heart of downtown Scottsdale, access to Civic Center Park, old town galleries, local restaurants, live venues and more.
Rest and relaxation. Paid vacation, 9 Paid Holidays + 5 Floating Holidays
Benefits. Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life Insurance, FSA Account, 401K with employer match, Pet Healthcare, Gym Membership, Reciprocal membership with NARM and Local arts and culture organizations + 1 membership to share, Discounted tickets to events.
Opportunities for Growth. Mindset of internal growth and advancement.

The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) seeks a visitor engagement coordinator to oversee all the aspects of the visitor experience at the museum, including front door greeting, admission transactions, and processing retail transactions. Are you passionate about museums and visual arts? Do you want to make an impact on diverse communities through working in the arts? Do you have experience in retail or customer service roles? If so, then we are looking for you! Come join the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art at Scottsdale Arts as the Visitor Engagement Coordinator + Retail Associate.

Important Details to Know:

Compensation: $17-19/hour
Shift/Hours: Wednesday – Sunday 10:00am – 5:30pm, Thursday 10:30am -7:30pm with occasional evening hours as needed.
Job Type: full-time/non-exempt
Location: Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, 7374 East Second Street, Scottsdale, Arizona 85251
Covid: We require all employees to be fully vaccinated and boosted. Accommodation can be made for those with medical exemption and strongly held religious beliefs.
If you need assistance or accommodations during the recruitment process, please reach out to us at [email protected]

Here is what you will get to do:

1. Open and close SMoCA admissions and Retail including cash drawer management and settling out reports.

2. Provide a welcoming atmosphere for all guests, whether internal staff or external visitors by phone or in person, including resolving conflict in a professional and courteous manner, with a high level of sensitivity and attention to detail.

3. Get in depth understanding on our current, upcoming and past exhibitions in order to be able to answer questions and solve issues that occur at Visitor Desk and with guests and staff.

4. Provides support for SMoCA special events and programs outside of normal museum operating hours, as needed and assigned.


7. Facilitate SMoCA retail point of sale with visitors.

8. Provide retail support functions including floor restocking, back stockroom, straightening and cleaning, pulling online orders, installing creative displays of retail merchandise.

Here is what you will need to be successful:

1. Education: Associate degree or equivalent years of experience

2. Experience: 1+ years of experience in Museums with administrative support, and 1-2 years of customer service experience

3. Attributes:

· Knowledge of and appreciation for contemporary art;

· Exceptional organizational skills;

· Strong written and verbal communication;

· Ability to work in a collaborative team environment;

· Experience handling cash, check and credit card transactions accurately and with integrity.

· Ability to multi-task, working simultaneously on numerous short-term and long-range projects;

4. Work Environment: SMoCA is a fast paced and team focused environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and depth perception. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; extreme cold and extreme heat. Must be able to work evenings and weekends as required.

Bonus if you can do the following:

Have bilingual strengths

Digital proficiency, including: Microsoft Office, retail software such as Shopify, databases such as EventPro and AudienceView software


Organization/Company: Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Deadline: Open until filled
How to Apply: