Employment

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Thank you for your interest in employment at the Skirball. Below is a current list of job opportunities.

The Skirball Cultural Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) dedicated to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and equity. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, criminal history in accordance with the law, or any other legally protected characteristics.* Everyone is encouraged to apply for available employment to ensure our staff reflects the diversity of our visitors and surrounding community.

*Please note that eligibility requirements vary for internship positions, namely those funded by the Getty Foundation and the Los Angeles County Arts Commission. 



Human Resources Generalist 

The Skirball Cultural Center seeks an enthusiastic, highly motivated, self-driven human resources professional with excellent communication skills to provide internal customer service to the Skirball community. Human Resources  (HR) at the Skirball supports the mission of the institution through compassion, service, efficiency, and compliance. The position of Human Resources Generalist reports to the Director of Human Resources.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Director of Human Resources.
  • Perform benefits administration, change reporting; reconcile invoices for payment and communicate benefits information to employees; assist with enrollment of new employees and with annual open enrollment activities; respond to routine employee benefit questions and provide information and assistance with claims issues. 
  • Administer and monitor all leaves of absence in compliance with federal and state regulations and Skirball policies; maintain communication with employees on leave; work with supervisors to coordinate employees return to work as scheduled.
  • Support recruitment process for exempt and nonexempt personnel; ensure job descriptions are current prior to posting; facilitate applicant response and resume retention compliance; conduct background checks, schedule and facilitate new-hire orientations, and ensure the completion of new-hire paperwork including I-9 compliance.
  • Maintain HRIS ADP Workforce system; input/update employee data relative to new employment, terminations, status changes, and benefits entry into the HRIS in a timely, accurate manner; compile regular and special reports as needed. 
  • Advise both managers and employees on day-to-day policy and practice questions; monitor steps taken in progressive discipline cases; and may participate in investigations of employee complaints.
  • Participate in organization-wide initiatives focused on wellness, training, health and safety, culture, and communications. 
  • Maintain a working knowledge of HR laws and regulations that impact the Skirball; advise management when changes are needed to policies or practices; draft documents relating to policies, procedures, and general employee communications. 
  • Maintain labor law posters and order annual replacements. 
  • Develop and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with all employees; ensure new employees are fully integrated into the organization.
  • Facilitate harassment/bullying prevention training for new and existing employees and supervisors; maintain vendor relationship.
  • Administer workers compensation claims, authorize treatment, and provide compliance information to injured employees; keep supervisors abreast of applicable restrictions.
  • Undertake other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Minimum five years of experience as a human resources generalist
  • Must speak fluent Spanish and English
  • Working knowledge of state and federal regulations including COBRA, FMLA, CFRA, workers’ compensation, Americans with Disabilities Act, wage and hour laws, Fair Labor Standards Act, Equal Employment Opportunity regulations, and OSHA, with a willingness to continue to develop this knowledge
  • Working knowledge of workers’ compensation laws and reporting requirements
  • Working knowledge of benefits administration with specific understanding of health insurance coverage, typically obtained through two or more years of experience
  • Working knowledge of ADP Workforce Now system
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Demonstrated skills in advising employees and managers in problem resolution
  • Ability to establish and maintain complex and confidential files, records, and official documents
  • Ability to maintain absolute confidentiality about employee information
  • Working knowledge of general office procedures and equipment
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to relate well with individuals from diverse cultures and lifestyles
  • Willingness to commit to the philosophy and goals of the Skirball’s mission and vision
  • HRCI and SHRM certification(s) preferred

The Skirball Cultural Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) dedicated to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and equity. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, criminal history in accordance with the law, or any other legally protected characteristics. Everyone is encouraged to apply for available employment to ensure our staff reflects the diversity of our visitors and surrounding community.


Please send resume and cover letter by e-mail, FAX, or mail to:

Human Resources
Re: Human Resources Generalist
Skirball Cultural Center
2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
FAX: (310) 440-4595
humanresources@skirball.org


Retail Assistant Store Manager, Star Trek Pop-Up Shop

The Skirball Cultural Center seeks a qualified retail professional to launch and manage a temporary in-house pop-up shop presented in conjunction with the Skirball’s major spring/summer 2020 exhibition, Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds. This is a limited-term position beginning in April through September and reports to the Museum Store Operations Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of the retail space, including set-up and break-down after the close of the exhibition 
  • Provide friendly, professional, and knowledgeable service to visitors
  • Facilitate opening and closing procedures for POS system 
  • Review and assess approval of returns or exchanges
  • Maintain backstock and organize merchandise to attract buyers
  • Manage a small group of sales associates and volunteers

Qualifications:

  • Must have a minimum of two years retail experience with keyholder responsibilities and management of a small staff 
  • Possess a cheerful, patient personality and strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to operate a computerized cash register and execute basic math calculations accurately
  • Must be self-motivated, resourceful, and able to work independently
  • Exercises good judgement to analyze and assess information to resolve issues
  • Ability to stand for extended periods, climb ladders, and lift up to forty pounds
  • Flexibility to work weekends, evenings, and special events as needed
  • Working knowledge of the Star Trek universe a plus
  • Appreciation and understanding of the Skirball’s mission and philosophy

The Skirball Cultural Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) dedicated to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and equity. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, criminal history in accordance with the law, or any other legally protected characteristics. Everyone is encouraged to apply for available employment to ensure our staff reflects the diversity of our visitors and surrounding community.

Please send resume and cover letter, preferably by email, to:

Human Resources 
Re: Retail Assistant Store Manager
Skirball Cultural Center
2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
FAX: (310) 440-4595
humanresources@skirball.org