Palm Springs Art Museum Employee Reviews in United States

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My position included supervision of all income producing areas of the museum
Director, Annenberg Theater (Former Employee) –  Palm Springs, CAOctober 8, 2015
Not-for-profit organizations can present many challenges that are unique and sometimes more difficult than those found in the for-profit corporate world. As director of programming for a small theater in an art museum, I found the challenges exciting and fun.
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great place to work, very friendly co-workers
Attendant/Featured artist (Former Employee) –  Palm Springs, CAJune 17, 2015
On a typical day at work I performed the duties of an attendant at the museum. I would answer questions and respond to inquiries.
Management was great, everyone I worked with was very friendly and knowledgable about art. The hardest part of the job would probably be the hours. The most enjoyable part of the job was that I got to answer questions about my inspiration for my own featured art at the museum.
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A unique and interesting place to work.
Membership Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Palm Springs, CAMay 27, 2014
A very high volume clerical job with the benefit of working for highly intelligent staffers in a very unique environment. I feel as though I have earned at least a portion of a Art History degree from being able to attend museum lectures and conversing with curators and managers.

The most difficult and most enjoyable parts of this job were blended together in maintaining membership levels while introducing new prospective members to the museum. It was always more fun then difficult.
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exposed to great contemporary art
Cons
low wages and difficult to move up in the organization
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It was th ebest place i ever worked it was a little home away from home.
Art Educator/ Admissions (Former Employee) –  Brawely,CANovember 14, 2013
it was great pay i was never overwhelmed and everyone was always happy and respected
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Great institution, hard but rewarding place to work.
Accounts Payable Specialist (Former Employee) –  Palm Springs, CASeptember 25, 2013
The co-workers make this a wonderful environment. A lot of long hours. Some managers are great, some not so great.
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No Advancement and too many Politics
Visitor Services Officer (Former Employee) –  Palm SpringsJanuary 23, 2013
In my job I was security for the Museum. The place was full of drama and the way things worked was terrible. During the season y could work anywhere from 12-19 hours and still have to work the next day. They have never heard about labor laws. You should care about the customer no matter what, but to do extravagant things for people who gave money to the museum was ridiculous. You would have to cater for the dumbest things. They also do not have enough people to work there. There would be weekends to where no one would get a break and even not have a lunch at times. They need to care about their employees welfare.
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benefits
Cons
long hours, stuck up people
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4.3
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