Join Our Creative Team

Join a talented team of employees who daily draw inspiration from the Frick’s world-class art exhibitions, rich, local history and beautiful grounds and gardens. If you’d like to find your passion and are ready to take that next step, apply for one of the opportunities listed below.   

Available Openings

Summary:  Responsible for increasing the leadership giving by corporations, foundations and public sources through research, personal cultivation, solicitation and proposal writing.
Reports to: Director of Advancement and Engagement
Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00-5:00, occasional evening and weekend work required
Full-time, exempt with benefits 
 
Responsibilities:
  • Serve as a senior member of the fundraising staff
  • Develop and implement goals, objectives and strategies for the purpose of increasing leadership giving by corporations, foundations and public funding sources to meet fundraising goals
  • Personally cultivate corporate prospects for all Frick giving programs, including:
  1. Corporate memberships
  2. EITC participation
  3. Sponsorships for programs and events, exhibitions, concerts, lecture series, etc.
  • Create and develop all materials, as needed, for cultivation, solicitation and recognition of corporate donors 
  • Manage corporate membership benefit and recognition program
  • Manage EITC program, including annual state reporting and renewal process
  • Research and personally cultivate and solicit small foundations
  • Research state and federal public funding opportunities
  • Research and prepare applications and reports, and other correspondence as needed, for local, state and federal public funding opportunities.
  • Prepare correspondence, letters of inquiry, proposals and grant reports for corporate and foundation grants as needed
  • Set meetings for senior staff and Trustees with major corporate and foundation prospects
  • Strategize, plan and implement events for the purpose of cultivating and recognizing donors.
  • Use Raiser’s Edge to track prospect activity – meetings, funding interests, relationships, etc.
  • Track and prepare reports relative to proposal and report deadlines
  • Create and maintain annual program budget
  • Accurately prepare and present a variety of reports to show progress in reaching fundraising goals
  • Contribute to the overall team effort within the Advancement & Engagement Department and share in the decision-making process
  • Handle other duties as requested by management
 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required
  • 5 years of relevant professional fundraising experience with demonstrated results
  • Ability to think and work creatively and strategically
  • Self-starter who takes initiative to advance projects and goals. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to deal effectively with both donors and staff
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills with attention to accuracy and detail
  • Demonstrated strong writing and editing skills with ability to develop proposals, reports, correspondence and presentations.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office required, experience in Raiser’s Edge preferred
  • Ability to handle a variety of responsibilities under pressure in a fast paced work environment
  • Some experience in financial analysis/budgeting.
  • Clearance of a criminal background check
EOE
 
Summary:  Maintains, in pristine condition, the Grounds and Greenhouse of the Frick Pittsburgh at the direction of the Grounds Manager.
 
Reports to: Grounds Manager
Hours: Schedule varies: must be available Monday – Sunday, with the ability to work weekends and evenings
Part-time, hourly 
 
Responsibilities:
  • Maintain the Grounds of the site which includes: planting, mulching, trimming trees and shrubs, seeding, weeding, fertilizing, pruning, mowing and watering as instructed by the Grounds Manager
  • Handle snow and ice removal during the winter months using plows, snow blowers, etc.
  • Perform basic gardening duties within the Greenhouse to ensure it is in a presentable state for all visitors and school groups
  • Operate and use a variety of mowers, blowers, other equipment, etc.
  • Assist the Housekeeping & Maintenance Department with moves including furniture, supplies and other items
  • Other duties as requested by management
Qualifications:
  • Basic knowledge of landscaping practices, equipment and techniques helpful
  • Possess a friendly and cooperative manner
  • Has the ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to perform physical labor, occasionally lifting objects of 80+ pounds
  • Experience with snow plowing equipment desired
  • Clearance of a criminal background check
  • Valid PA driver’s license
EOE
Summary:  Provide visitor-friendly security presence for The Frick Art Museum (FAM) the Car & Carriage Museum (CCM) and Clayton. Monitors the proprietary security software and hardware, and directly interacts with visitors to maintain the most welcoming environment for visitors and staff, while maintaining a secure environment for the collection objects.
 
Reports to: Security Manager
Hours: Days and shifts to vary
Part-time, hourly 
 
Responsibilities:
  • Maintains a friendly and engaging high profile for visitors, and provides security for collection objects, staff and visitors
  • Monitors sitewide HVAC system, and troubleshoots basic problems with the proprietary software
  • Assists in monitoring temperature and humidity levels throughout FAM and CCM which may include – responding to alarms, tracking history, etc.
  • Works in Clayton, FAM and the CCM to ensure that visitors, staff and the collections are properly attended to
  • Monitors temperature and humidity levels throughout the site which includes monitoring basic operations of the HVAC equipment
  • Handles other duties as requested
Qualifications:
  • Enthusiastic attitude with experience in customer service
  • Possess the ability to engage the public in a friendly professional manner
  • High degree of reliability and trustworthiness
  • Computer experience with Windows required, experience with Windows based security systems preferred
  • Clearance Act 33/34 clearance and a criminal background check
  • Flexibility in scheduling to cover other shifts as needed and the ability to respond quickly to scheduling changes
  • Physical ability to access all areas of Clayton, FAM, and CCM
EOE
Summary:  Through excellent customer service, provide visitors to The Café at the Frick with an excellent dining experience.

Reports to: Café Manager
Hours: Tuesday through Sunday, daylight, no set schedule, some evening hours.
Part-time, hourly 
 
Responsibilities:
  • Set up for service, making sure that all items on the list have been completed
  • Attend morning meetings and become familiar with daily features, lunch and dessert items
  • Have a working knowledge of the current menu and be able to explain all menu items to the customer
  • Wait on tables in a professional efficient and friendly manner
  • Greet people at the door if the host is not available and seat them if necessary/possible
  • Collect money or credit cards from guests and be able to operate the pc and credit card machine
  • Clean up the front of the house, put away desserts and make sure everything is done before leaving
  • Clean kitchen and sweep FOH floors if there is no busser
  • Answer the phone and take same-day reservations if the hostess is not available
  • Stock supplies and inform the Café Manager if low on any items
  • Works with the Café Manager to handle any problems arising with visitors to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Treat visitors and colleagues with respect and courtesy at all times
  • Other duties, as requested by management
Qualifications:
  • Possess an enthusiastic, professional and positive attitude
  • Serving experience preferred
  • Flexibility in working a varied schedule
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Clearance of a criminal background check
EOE
Summary:  Responsible for seating diners within The Café and assisting the servers staff in ensuring that all guests have a positive and enjoyable dining experience.

Reports to: Café Manager
Hours: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, varied days Tuesday – Sunday. Some evening work required.
Part-time, hourly 
 
Responsibilities:
  • Maintain an exceptionally high level of customer service and professionalism with all Café guests
  • Attend morning meeting with servers and chefs
  • Be able to describe the special, soup and desserts in proper culinary terms
  • Discuss any announcements from staff or chefs
  • Cheerfully greet guests at the door and seat them in an appropriate manner
  • Inform servers of any specific information that they might need to know about the guest (if they have a tour, if it is a business lunch, etc)
  • Schedule same-day reservations in person or by telephone
  • Provide membership information and additional site information if necessary
  • Assist Café staff with bussing, plating desserts and pouring coffee, etc. as needed
  • Take telephone calls as courteously, quickly and efficiently as possible
  • Check voicemail frequently
  • Take to-go orders
  • Check wine stock (every morning) and relay information to The Café Manager
  • Any other duties as requested by management
Qualifications:
  • Possess an enthusiastic, professional and positive attitude
  • Serving experience preferred
  • Flexibility in working a varied schedule
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Clearance of a criminal background check
EOE


 

Frick Employees Enjoy

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Open and collaborative environment 
  • Discounts in both The Museum Store and The Café at the Frick
  • Free on-site parking
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Free museum privileges and guest passes to share with family and friends 
  • Regularly scheduled employee appreciation events
  • Port Authority transit program and much more

 

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to: HR@TheFrickPittsburgh.org

MAIL: Human Resources
The Frick Pittsburgh 
7227 Reynolds Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
No phone calls please

Need technical or accessibility assistance with the application process? 
Applicants with a disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact our human resources team for assistance at HR@TheFrickPittsburgh.org

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