BMoCA

BMoCA

Museum Info
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art

1750 13th Street
Boulder, CO 80302
303.443.2122
or

Museum & Store Hours

Tues – Sun:
11am – 5pm

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Admission
  • $5 – adults
  • $4 – seniors
  • $4 – students
  • & educators

Free for members and children under the age of 12.
Free for all on Tuesdays.

Opportunities

Job Opportunity: Visitor Services Representative

Job Description
The Visitor Services Representative works part-time at the entrance desk and gives visitors their first impression of the museum. The Visitor Services Representative is responsible for collecting admissions; answering and directing phone calls; greeting museum guests; selling memberships; telling visitors basic information about exhibitions; operating store sales; and maintaining the cleanliness of the front desk, museum store, and entry way.

Job Functions
- Welcomes all guests to BMoCA
- Answers and directs all phone calls
- Enters information about visitors, members, and events into BMoCA’s database
- Answers basic questions about programs, exhibitions, and the museum
- Assists with directing community service
- Works at events by collecting admissions, assisting with set-up and break-down, and reporting results to staff
- Informs visitors about BMoCA memberships
- Sells tickets for events and items from the Museum Store using the Point of Sales system
- Performs special projects and other related duties as directed by BMoCA staff

Qualifications
- Previous customer service experience preferred
- Interest in the arts
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
- Organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills

Schedule & Benefits
- Part-time
- Must work some evening events and weekend shifts
- The Visitor Services Representative is not eligible for paid vacation or health benefits.

Job Opportunity: Museum Educator for Art Stop on the Go

BMoCA is searching for a qualified candidate for the position of Museum Educator for its program Art Stop on the Go in Adams, Jefferson, and Douglas County. The educator will be responsible for maintaining the excellence of BMoCA’s educational programming as well as working closely with the Manager of Public Programs and Library Staff.

BMoCA’s Education Department is comprised of programs for all ages and focuses on reaching a diverse audience. BMoCA has built a strong platform for fostering creativity through unique educational opportunities in our community.

Art Stop on the Go is an after-school art workshop for 5-12 year olds, held 1-2 times a month at each of the five participating libraries. Please see the schedule of classes before applying to be sure that it fits with your schedule.

BMoCA believes the right candidate for this position will have an innate belief in the power of education to facilitate greater understanding of BMoCA’s exhibitions, art, the community around us, and our own humanity. We are searching for a well-qualified candidate with experience in art education.

Duties include but are not limited to:
- Planning, organizing, and teaching Art Stop on the Go
- Working with the Public Program Manager and staff
- Coordinating between the libraries and BMoCA Staff
- Evaluating projects, participants and the impact of the program
- Acting as ambassador for BMoCA to the library’s audience and the public
- Performing tasks and errands related to the program as needed

Character/Qualities:
- Organized, enthusiastic, proactive, and enjoys building and promoting programs
- Enjoys working with the public, including children and families
- Thrives in creative, team environments and working collaboratively with staff
- Succeeds in finding and coordinating resources
- Enjoys outreach and building collaborations between multiple constituencies

Qualifications:
- 1 year of experience in art education
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, teaching certification, and museum experience preferred
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Excellent organizational skills and ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities

Hours & Schedule:
This position will begin immediately.
Workshops for 2014 Fall Semester scheduled to be held on the following dates / times:

Anythink Huron Street Library, Adams County
9417 Huron St., Thornton, CO 80260
4-5pm, 4th Wednesday of the month
August 27
September 24
October 22

Anythink Wright Farms Library, Adams County
5877 E. 120th Ave.,Thornton, CO 80602
4-5pm, 2nd Monday of the month
September 8
October 20

Anythink Brighton Library, Adams County
327 E Bridge St., Thornton, CO 80601
4-5pm, 4th Monday of the month
August 25
September 22
October 27

2015 Spring workshops for Adams County, Jefferson County, and Douglas County will be scheduled by November 2014.

Compensation & benefits:
This position will be on a contract basis and compensation will be commensurate upon experience. The Museum Educator will also enjoy the benefit of free admission to BMoCA and its programming while teaching Art Stop on the Go. Health insurance and vacation are not included with this position.

To Apply: Please submit a letter of interest outlining your qualifications and experience, a resume, and a list of at least two professional references with contact information to nicole@bmoca.org or mail to Nicole Dial-Kay, Public Program Manager, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 1750 13th Street, Boulder, CO 80302. No phone calls please.

Application Deadline: August 22, 2014. Applications will be reviewed in an ongoing basis until the position is filled. Start Date: Immediately

Job Opportunity: Museum Educator for ARTlab

BMoCA is searching for a qualified candidate for the position of Museum Educator for its program ARTlab at Justice High School. The educator will be responsible for maintaining the excellence of BMoCA’s educational programming as well as working closely with the Manager of Public Programs and Library Staff.

BMoCA’s Education Department is comprised of programs for all ages and focuses on reaching a diverse audience. BMoCA has built a strong platform for fostering creativity through unique educational opportunities in our community.

Art Stop on the Go is a fine arts program designed by BMoCA to engage Boulder County’s most at-risk high school students. ARTlab strives to empower youth to build a positive future for themselves using visual arts as a language of self-expression and a tool for building self-esteem. ARTlab takes place every Friday at Justice High School (JHS), a Boulder Valley School District Charter School for students who have been expelled from traditional schools for a number of reasons, including truancy and drug abuse.

BMoCA believes the right candidate for this position will have an innate belief in the power of education to facilitate greater understanding of BMoCA’s exhibitions, art, the community around us, and our own humanity. We are searching for a well-qualified candidate with experience in art education.

Duties include but are not limited to:
- Planning, organizing, and teaching ARTlab
- Working with the Public Program Manager and staff
- Coordinating between Justice High School and BMoCA Staff
- Evaluating projects, participants and the impact of the program
- Acting as ambassador for BMoCA to Justice High School and the public
- Performing tasks and errands related to the program as needed

Character & Qualities:
- Organized, enthusiastic, proactive, and enjoys building and promoting programs
- Experience working with underserved or at-risk populations
- Enjoys working with the public, including children and families
- Thrives in creative, team environments and working collaboratively with staff
- Succeeds in finding and coordinating resources
- Enjoys outreach and building collaborations between multiple constituencies

Qualifications:
- 1 year of experience in art education
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, teaching certification, and museum experience preferred
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Excellent organizational skills and ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities

Hours & Schedule:
This position will begin immediately. ARTlab occurs every Friday at Justice High School from 11:00am-12:00pm.

Compensation & benefits:
This position will be on a contract basis and compensation will be commensurate upon experience. The Museum Educator will also enjoy the benefit of free admission to BMoCA and its programming while teaching ARTlab. Health insurance and vacation are not included with this position.

To Apply: Please submit a letter of interest outlining your qualifications and experience, a resume, and a list of at least two professional references with contact information to nicole@bmoca.org or mail to Nicole Dial-Kay, Public Program Manager, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 1750 13th Street, Boulder, CO 80302. No phone calls please.

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or political affiliation.

Opportunities: Volunteers

Engage & Connect is an experiential community of art enthusiasts that embraces the museum through volunteer support. Participants connect inside and outside the museum and focus on providing much needed support to the museum while building lasting relationships as a volunteer community.

To become a volunteer please fill out a volunteer application and join our mailing list. Applications can be downloaded (see link at the left) or filled out at the front desk. To become a part of our mailing list, please select “volunteering” when signing up for our e-news. You will begin to receive monthly emails with upcoming volunteer opportunities.

For other volunteering questions please contact Lisa Schmidt at lisa@bmoca.org. Here’s a taste of some of our ongoing opportunities:


  • Check-in
  • Membership Table
  • Bartender for our openings or other special events
  • Setup and Teardown of special events
  • Docents and other educational volunteer position
Opportunities: Internship

Internship opportunities are currently available in Youth Education, Public Programs, Curatorial, and Marketing.

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art offers professional, college, and youth internships all year round. Interns have the opportunity to work in a multitude of roles as they get first-hand experience in the museum world. BMoCA’s internships are unpaid and qualify for college credit or high school community service hours.


To apply for an internship, send a resume and cover letter stating your interest and experience as it applies to the position to info@bmoca.org. For more information about interning at BMoCA, please call 303.443.2122.

See the link at the left to download application for the Museum Youth Art Advisory Internship.