About Us

Employment

The Triton Museum of Art exists both to embrace and expand the lives of the people of the Santa Clara Valley and the Greater Bay Area through a program of art, education and community involvement.


The Triton Museum of Art collects and exhibits contemporary and historical works with an emphasis on artists of the Greater Bay Area. The permanent collection includes 19th and 20th century American art of the Pacific Rim, Europe and beyond. Our goal is to use an open-minded approach to create thought-provoking exhibitions that reach beyond traditional presentations of art.

General Employment Information

Triton Museum of Art
1505 Warburton Ave.
Santa Clara, CA 95050

Phone: (408) 247-3754
Fax: (408) 247-3796
Email: jobs@tritonmuseum.org

Current Openings

 

Position Title: Art Educator

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, prepare and implement art lessons students in our KidStudio and ArtReach Programs.
  • Lessons introduce students to a variety of media, techniques and cultures, while promoting visual literacy, creativity and personal expression.

Qualifications:

  • BA in art, art history, art education or related field, MFA preferred.
  • Solid teaching experience with Pre-K and/or K-8 grade levels.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of child development.
  • Proficiency with curriculum and lesson planning.
  • Strong classroom management skills.
  • Teaching credential preferred but not necessary.

Days/Hours

Part-time position—hours vary.
Monday through Friday, flexible

To Apply

Send cover letter and resume to:

Maria Ester Fernandez, Curator of Education
Triton Museum of Art
1505 Warburton Avenue
Santa Clara, CA 95050

Telephone: 408-247-9340
Fax: 408-247-3796
E-mail: efernandez@tritonmuseum.org


Position Title: Facility Rentals Associate

The Facility Rentals Associate is responsible for ensuring the proper use of the Museum and surrounding facilities by renters, caterers, guests, and other third party vendors. The FRA is also responsible for the safety and care of the art on display.

Responsibilities:

  • Is able to lock and unlock the Museum, pavilions, and JB House without assistance
  • Greets, orients and interact with renters, caterers, guests, third party vendors
  • Maintains orderly appearance of Museum, JBH House, gardens and pavilions; including light cleaning duties as needed
  • Deciphers event floor plans, contracts, and rental agreements
  • Greeting visitors in a friendly and positive manner; and correctly answer inquires for information about the Triton’s exhibits and programs.
  • Assuring the safety and care of the art on display.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of one year customer service experience.
  • Must have excellent customer service skills and be able to communicate with a courteous and professional manner
  • Ability to work in a team environment with minimum supervision.

Days/Hours

This is an on call, part-time position. Must be available to work nights and weekends.

To Apply

Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:

FRA Search
Triton Museum of Art
1505 Warburton Avenue
Santa Clara, CA 95050

Telephone: 408-247-9340
Fax: 408-247-3796
E-mail: jobs@tritonmuseum.org

 

The Triton Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer.