Employment

Listed below are all of the paid positions and internships currently available at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum. To apply for any position, please email your resume and cover letter to to hresources@countrymusichalloffame.org or to the contact listed under the job description.


Company Description
The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum is operated by the non-profit, educational Country Music Foundation (CMF). The mission of the Museum is to identify and preserve the evolving history and traditions of country music and to educate its audiences. Functioning as a local history museum and as an international arts organization, the Museum serves visiting and non-visiting audiences including fans, students, scholars, and members of the music industry. The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum is accredited by the American Association of Museums, certifying that the Museum operates according to the highest standards, manages its collection, and provides quality service to the public. Of the 8,000 museums nationwide, only some 750 are accredited.

The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum has been the home of America's music since 1967. In keeping with the cultural significance of the music and the heroic achievements of those who form its membership, the Museum opened in a $37 million landmark, new building in May 2001.   An expanded Museum gallery will open its doors spring of 2014.  Additional events spaces opening in October 2013, will take the institution from its current 140,000 square feet of event space to more than 350,000 square feet. This expansion will include an 800-seat theater and a 10,000 square foot glass front event hall (along with other spaces) and state of the art kitchen and support areas.

The Country Music Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.



Available Positions

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Job Summary:
The designer will work on a broad range of projects with an emphasis on the creation of marketing materials, and other mission-related projects, including some digital initiatives.
Marketing design responsibilities involve design support of advertising and marketing campaigns, creation of collateral materials for most departments within the institution, and will include creation of materials for development initiatives and educational programs

Role Summary:

  • Work on a broad range of projects with an emphasis on the creation of marketing materials, and other mission-related projects.
  • Responsibilities involve design support of advertising
  • Supporting Marketing campaigns
  • Creation of collateral materials for most departments within the institution
  • Will also include creation of materials for development initiatives and educational programs.
     
    Key Qualifications:
  • Digital design experience is desired.
  • Must have strong graphic design background
  • Must possess initiative
  • Communicate effectively is critical
  • Some project management skills are required.
  • Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design
  • Have a minimum of 2 years working experience in the field
  • Must be experienced in working in all pertinent applications including to Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office applications is required.

Interested candidates, please email your resume to hresources@countrymusichalloffame.org
No phones call please.




Operations Tech

Job Description:

Technician must be present for event set-up and tear down.  Position will handle deliveries for 222, housekeeping supplies, office supplies, Hatch Show Print, retail stock, shipping items, etc.    Position will assist Operations with duties including building walk through, warehouse runs, distribution of deliveries and coordination of bus repairs. Working hours will be scheduled in based on event calendar; to include nights, weekends and holidays.  This position will report directly to the Lead Operations Tech.

Role Summary:

  • Duties include daily set up for events which include movement of tables, chairs, podiums, stage, pipe and drape, hanging of banners and other miscellaneous requests as well as set-up for 222 Grill and Catering
  • Ensure that event space is re-set at end of event for next business day
  • Ensure that entire front of house museum space is clean and organized throughout the day
  • Assist with supervising temp staff, set-up staff, housekeeping staff, and vendors
  • Ensure the cleanliness of the Facility, and event space meets CMHOF expectations
  • Perform housekeeping and janitorial duties such as sweeping, mopping, dusting, pressure washing, etc.
  • Support all CMHOF staff and assist with interdepartmental requests
  • Perform other duties assigned

Key Qualifications:

  • This job will require working with the public
  • Must be able to lift 75lbs continuously throughout workday.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends, evenings, and some holidays
  • Professional, Upbeat, and energetic
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Must pass a background check
  • Communication skills a must
  • Previous experience in the hospitality industry a plus.

615-255-2245 Email resume to: hresources@countrymusichalloffame.org No phone calls please.




Network Systems Specialist


Reports To:         IT Director

Job Summary:
The Network Systems Specialist role will be responsible for resolving employee/customer hardware/software issues timely and accurately.  He/she works with a help ticket tracking software to record, track, and report upon the IT issues as reported to the Help Desk. Analyze key metrics to ensure issues are permanently resolved.  Work with all employees to improve the IT experience.

Attention to detail, excellent customer service, punctuality, and a ‘can do’ attitude are required.  Flexibility to be on-call and/or address IT urgent situations as needed.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience, in Information Systems or related field of study.
  • Strong technical knowledge of physical networking and Windows Server operating systems.
  • Strong technical knowledge of current network hardware, protocols, switches, etc.
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Active Directory, DNS, DHCP and VMware based server virtualization.
  • Extensive experience creating and managing secure LANs.
  • Experience in Layer 3 switching configuration and architecture including vlans creation and routing.
  • Extensive experience working with VoIP systems.
  • Extensive application support experience to include Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Exchange and Windows Web Servers or similar application stacks.
  • Knowledge of Linux, VB, Perl, SQl Databases and HTML
  • Strong Knowledge of SANS Storage Concepts and Management and Maintenance of large scale storage devices.
  • Data Center experience—design, built, worked, managed—would be ideal.

Role Summary:

  • Internal and external e-mail routing and administration via MS Exchange
  • Internet, intranet, and VPN connections between employees, sites, and related.
  • Networking equipment, consisting of firewall and security appliances 
  • File, web and application servers, running a mix of operating systems 
  • Assist with Desktop Level support and help desk coverage as needed
  • Supporting a multi-platform environment
  • Disaster recovery operations, including live mirroring of data
  • Data management across multiple platforms and methods
  • Production application moves for internal and external systems
  • Change management for all equipment and servers
  • Develop and maintain documentation for all aspects of Network Operations
  • Keep separation of data, content, themes, business logic and data logic
  • Assist in documentation creation and maintenance
  • Other duties as assigned

Technologies involved include, but may not limited to:

Microsoft SQL Server 2005, 2008 (DBMS, SSRS, SSIS)
Windows Server 2003, 2008R2, 2008
VB, Perl, and power shell Scripting
Windows 7 & XP and MAC OSx; a few Linux machines as well
Active Directory
MS Exchange 2010
VMware virtualization – version 4 & 5
EqualLogic SAN
Veeam backup – 6.5 – 7.0
Fortinet & Watchguard Firewall
Switches – Dell and Cisco
Blackbaud Patron Edge and Raiser’s Edge
CounterPoint Point-of-Sale
POS credit card terminals (mostly Windows based)
Video Terminals

Environment:
We provide a casual working environment with excellent benefits and employee perks.  Standard office hours are 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM with some on-call requirements during museum hours, which are 7 days a week, 362 days per year, and open 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM.  This position requires on-call, occasional after hours and weekend work. 

Position subject to a background check.  Please email resumes to hresources@countrymusichalloffame.org.   No phone calls please




Still Image Librarian and Editor

Overview:
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum seeks a Still Image Librarian and Editor to work within the Library and Digital Collections Division of the Museum Services Department.  The successful candidate must have strong technology skills, the ability to focus on detail-oriented work, work collaboratively in a team environment, and maintain a congenial demeanor. The Still Image Librarian and Editor must have excellent communication skills, ease in navigating various software platforms, including CONTENTdm and Past Perfect, basic editing techniques, and still images metadata and collection organization knowledge. This position requires the ability to perform basic troubleshooting for still images equipment.  Training will be provided for some aspects of the technical work specific to this position, and repair technicians will aid in repair and equipment upkeep. 

CMF’s collection comprises more than 2.2 million priceless artifacts, including: 500,000 photographs; 200,000 sound recordings; 1.3 million printed documents; 660 oral history interviews; 30,000 moving images on film, video, and digital formats; and 18,000 stage costumes, instruments, personal items, awards, posters, and business documents documenting nearly a century of North American country and vernacular music. Still images from the collection are used for scholarly research, in documentary films and news reports, in public screenings, in CMF exhibits, and in CMF public programming and video screenings.

Still Image Librarian and Editor:
Background checks are required for all Museum Services employees.  This is a permanent full-time position with health and dental insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, and benefits. 

Duties Include:
  • Catalog still image collections.
  • Digitize still image collections according to divisional priorities.
  • Answer (external and internal: programs/exhibits/education) reference, licensing, and research and access requests for still image collection via phone, email, or in person.
  • Actively pursue licensing opportunities according to divisional protocol.
  • Edit/compile materials as needed for exhibits and programming.
  • Identify potential grant opportunities for still images collection according to divisional priorities, and contributes writing as needed.
  • Maintain relationships with donors.
  • Research, pull, digitize, edit, and curate still images components for exhibits, public programs, researchers, and production facilities.
  • Train and supervise volunteers and interns, as approved by supervisor.
  • Answer/handle still images reference requests and licensing, as approved.
  • Work according to changing daily priorities, demonstrates flexibility and ability to shift between multiple tasks effectively.
  • Perform duties with professionalism, which includes relating to others in group settings and individually in a courteous, cooperative, sensitive, and collegial manner.
  • Position includes a variety of administrative responsibilities such as budget preparation, and preparation of information for the departments of education, development, and PR/marketing.
  • Other tasks as needed.
  • Contribute to the overall goals of the department as appropriate.
  • Reports to Director of Library & Digital Collections.

Requirements:

  • 3 years minimum experience in digital preservation of still images for archival and access purposes and Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution (preferred).
  • Experience with CONTENTdm or similar digital asset management system.
  • Proficiency with digital editing software including Photoshop.
  • Excellent knowledge of digitization theory and practice for still image collections.
  • Excellent knowledge of analog to digital workflows for photos.
  • Excellent knowledge of standards in the field of still image preservation; ability to remain current on developments in the field.
  • Knowledge of country music and American vernacular music is preferred.
  • Excellent time management skills; ability to work efficiently with tight deadlines.
  • Applicant should be detail oriented. 
  • The ability to multi-task will be considered an asset.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Sound judgment to identify and report problems to supervisors and contribute to resolving them.

To Apply:
No phone calls.  Send cover letter, resume, 3 references, and salary requirements to: lboulie@countrymusichalloffame.org  




Moving Image Librarian and Editor

Overview:
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum seeks a Moving Image Librarian and Editor to work within the Library and Digital Collections Division of the Museum Services Department.  The successful candidate must have strong technology skills, the ability to focus on detail-oriented work, work collaboratively in a team environment, and maintain a congenial demeanor. The Moving Image Librarian and Editor must have excellent communication skills, ease in navigating various software platforms, including CONTENTdm and Past Perfect, basic editing techniques, and moving image metadata and collection organization knowledge. This position requires the ability to perform basic troubleshooting for moving image and video equipment.  Training will be provided for some aspects of the technical work specific to this position, and repair technicians will aid in repair and equipment upkeep. 

The Moving Image collection at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum contains approximately 30,000 items on a variety of film and video formats from dates ranging from the 1920’s to the present. The collection contains feature films, early country music TV shows, “orphan” works, home movies, oral histories, interviews, awards shows, and performance footage documenting nearly a century of North American country and vernacular music. Footage from the collection is used for scholarly research, in documentary films and news reports, in public screenings, in CMF exhibits, and in CMF public programming and video screenings.

Moving Image Librarian and Editor:

Background checks are required for all Museum Services employees.  This is a permanent full-time position with health and dental insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, and benefits. 

Duties Include:
  • Catalog film/moving image collections.
  • Digitize film/moving image collections according to divisional priorities.
  • Answer (external and internal: programs/exhibits/education) reference, licensing, and research and access requests for film/moving image collection via phone, email, or in person.
  • Actively pursue licensing opportunities according to divisional protocol.
  • Edit/compile materials as needed for exhibits and programming.
  • Identify potential grant opportunities for film/moving image collection according to divisional priorities, and contributes writing as needed.
  • Maintain relationships with donors.
  • Research, pull, digitize, edit, and curate moving images components for exhibits, public programs, researchers, and production facilities.
  • Train and supervise volunteers and interns, as approved by supervisor.
  • Answer/handle film/video reference requests and licensing, as approved.
  • Work according to changing daily priorities, demonstrates flexibility and ability to shift between multiple tasks effectively.
  • Perform duties with professionalism, which includes relating to others in group settings and individually in a courteous, cooperative, sensitive, and collegial manner.
  • Position includes a variety of administrative responsibilities such as budget preparation, and preparation of information for the departments of education, development, and PR/marketing.
  • Other tasks as needed.
  • Contribute to the overall goals of the department as appropriate.
  • Reports to Director of Library & Digital Collections.

Requirements:

  • 3 years minimum experience in digital preservation of moving formats for archival and access purposes and Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution (preferred).
  • Experience with CONTENTdm or similar digital asset management system.
  • Proficiency with digital editing software including Final Cut Pro.
  • Excellent knowledge of digitization theory and practice for video and film collections.
  • Strong knowledge of legacy video equipment and formats including but not limited to: ¾” u-matic tape, 1” open reel, 2” open reel, VHS, DVD, beta, beta sp, digibeta.
  • Excellent knowledge of analog to digital workflows for video.
  • Excellent knowledge of standards in the field of video preservation; ability to remain current on developments in the field.
  • Basic knowledge of country music and American vernacular music is preferred.
  • Excellent time management skills; ability to work efficiently with tight deadlines.
  • Applicant should be detail oriented. 
  • The ability to multi-task will be considered an asset.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Sound judgment to identify and report problems to supervisors and contribute to resolving them.

To Apply:
No phone calls.  Send cover letter, resume, 3 references, and salary requirements to: lboulie@countrymusichalloffame.org 




Museum Store Sales Associate

Part-time, 3 or 4 days per week

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Sales Associates will assist visitors and customers in our “Circa” retail store located inside the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Associates will greet visitors, answer questions regarding products offered for sale in the store.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Actively greet and assist customers and visitors
  • Complete sales transactions through the use of POS system
  • Stock, clean and organize store
  • Learn and disseminate information about Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum exhibits and programs

JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
Candidates will possess excellent customer services skills . Outgoing and friendly people will be the most successful and comfortable in this position. Weekend and evening availability will be required. Knowledge of Windows-based programs will be helpful.

To apply for this position, please email your resume and availability to Debbie Maddox, Retail Operations Manager: dmaddox@countrymusichalloffame.org . No phone calls please.




Dock and Operations Technician

Job Summary
The Dock and Operations Technician will be responsible for receipt and delivery of items throughout the day.  Technician must also be present for load ins/load outs as it relates to events.  Position will handle deliveries for 222, housekeeping supplies, office supplies, Hatch Show Print, retail stock, shipping items, etc.    Position will assist Operations with duties including building walk through, warehouse runs, distribution of deliveries and coordination of bus repairs. Working hours will be scheduled in conjunction with the Dock Manager to ensure dock coverage during all hours of operation.  This position will report directly to the Dock Manager.

Role Summary          
  • Ensure dock area is secure/organized/clean
  • Review loading dock calendar daily for scheduled dock activity
  • Manage all dock traffic including load ins/load outs for operations and events.
  • Filing/record maintenance of inbound and outbound bills of lading
  • Ensure safety standards are being followed
  • Assist with delivery log for package deliveries and notify applicable staff upon arrival
  • Assist with Studio B bus and bus operations as needed
  • Monitor any and all items located on the dock
  • Daily walk through of front of house and back of house to look for damage, maintenance requirements or anything out of order
  • Assist with Bus Repairs and in house deliveries as needed

Key Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Background in shipping and receiving
  • Strong interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a multi-tasked, fast-paced environment
  • Able to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Must be able to lift 75 lbs.
  • CDL with B class certification with passenger endorsement
  • Background check required

Send resumes to hresources@countrymusichalloffame.org .    No phone calls please.




Retail Food & Beverage Operations Manager (Restaurant Manager)
Two Twenty Two

Job Description:
The Operations Manager will play a key role in the overall success of our Food and Beverage operation. He/she will be responsible for the oversight and execution of all daily functions of Two Twenty Two, such as scheduling, equipment needs, dining room set-up/presentation/cleanliness, service standards, supervision, front of house ordering and opening/closing procedures.  He/she will also be responsible for daily financial reports, invoice coding, light bookkeeping, checkbook and server ‘bank’ management, deposits, and beverage inventory.  The Operations Manager recommends logistic and procedural changes, procurements, works closely with the sales, banquet and culinary teams, and manages expenses to fall within approved budget constraints.

Role Summary:
  • Plan and manage the operation of Two Twenty Two in a safe, sanitary, cost-effective manner
  • Work with Human Resources Department to attract, train, retain and motivate employees
  • With the Restaurant Chef and Executive Chef, monitors and controls the maintenance/sanitation of all service areas and equipment to ensure a healthy, safe work environment which meets/exceeds federal and state standards and regulations
  • Develop, recommend, implement and manage the department's budget
  • Develop and implement Standard Operating Procedures (use records, production, pars, training, etc...) within corporate guidelines to continually improve revenues and profit margins while maintaining quality
  • Track and Manage customer expectations and needs, creating a positive experience for guests of all types.
  • Work with Culinary team to create and serve a consistent quality product.

Key Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 2 years experience as a Restaurant Manager/Assistant Manager, or a dining room supervisor with managerial responsibilities
  • Qualified candidate will be detail-oriented, and have the expertise to handle multiple tasks of varying scope, content and size
  • A proven track record of successful management and execution
  • Person must enjoy and contribute to a creative environment
  • Candidate must possess a can-do service attitude, leadership qualities, excellent communication skills, a sense of humor, patience, tact, and a willingness to go the extra mile to ensure the satisfaction of our guests.
  • Must be willing and available to work flexible/non-standard hours, including weekends

Please submit résumé to: Mark Young, Director of Event Services and Catering, Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum, 222 Fifth Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203, myoung@countrymusichalloffame.org
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE




Snack Bar Cashier

Job Description:
The Snack Bar Cashier will be an employee who is paid an hourly wage in addition to receiving tips from customers at the bar.  It will be the cashier’s responsibility to create a positive guest experience and maintain the snack bar in a clean and orderly fashion, while adhering to applicable codes and guidelines.

Role Summary:
  • Provide bar patrons with an excellent experience by using exemplary customer service skills
  • Possesses the ability to operate a register, and be responsible for balancing the drawer and their daily deposits.
  • Adhere to company Opening/Closing procedures
  • Report to work in a timely fashion, dressing neatly and in company uniform
  • Help to maintain standards of health code, as well as maintain bar and dining room appearance at all times.
  • Complete tasks as delegated by Management staff

Key Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 1 year experience as a server or bartender
  • Obtain a license to serve alcohol in the State of Tennessee
  • Have a personable demeanor at all times
  • Candidate will maintain a professional appearance and level of conduct while on the floor and will operate within the guidelines of the CMHF Handbook

Please submit resume to:

Garrett Perkins
Operations Manager
Two Twenty ∙ Two Grill & Catering
222 Fifth Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37203
tholtgrewe@countrymusichalloffame.org
No phone calls please




Traffic & Assets Manager

Job Summary
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is recruiting a seasoned Traffic Manager to facilitate workflow within an agency environment. Duties include helping to develop internal traffic systems, creating schedules and tracking project progress, routing work for review and approval, opening and closing projects, and training team members. The position is full time on site and requires a minimum of three years of experience in traffic management within an agency environment.

Role Summary:
  • Lead weekly production status meeting
  • Set up project file organization for both paper and electronic files, including briefs, schedules, reference material, specifications, and legal requirements.
  • Train team members on server organization, file naming, and routing procedures
  • Open and update all projects in database and facilitate accurate feedback and tracking.
  • Develop, revise, and distribute schedules for high volumes of diverse projects from email blasts to web builds
  • Create and maintain project deliverables lists
  • Maintain and distribute weekly "hot sheet" of project priorities to team members
  • Route layouts, renderings, and production files for internal review
  • Schedule hand-off to production and insure project milestones are met
  • Track team resource load and inform pipeline and designers.
  • Be the liaison between other functional teams for transferring video assets based on determined schedules

Key Qualifications

  • Ability to organize information quickly and at a high level
  • Solid understanding and command of project management tools
  • Flexibility in accommodating rapid change & quick deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to learn quickly
  • Proven effectiveness when working under pressure
  • Strong communication skills
  • Appreciation for the creative process
  • Skilled at working with creative teams
  • Knowledge and experience with the interactive design and production process
  • Knowledge of rich media assets (e.g. Quicktime/Motion Graphics, Flash, GIF animations, CSS/Java Script) for use in multimedia sites

Education/Experience

Undergraduate degree or equivalent, Minimum of three years of relevant work experience, agency experience preferred.

To apply for this position, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to phankins@countrymusichalloffame.org  or fax to 615-416-2058.  No phone calls please.




Public Relations Manager

Position Summary:
Reporting to the Senior Director of Communications, the Public Relations Manager will assist in managing the organization's overall communications strategy for the Museum, Historic RCA Studio B, Hatch Show Print, Taylor Swift Education Center, and CMA Theater specifically through traditional and non-traditional media relations efforts.

The Public Relations Manager works collaboratively with key institutional leadership, with particularly close coordination with the marketing, museum services, public programming and development executive teams, to develop and implement communication strategies to broaden the reach and impact of the organization's mission while overseeing key messaging.

Specifically, the Public Relations Manager will be responsible for the following:
  • Direct publicity campaigns for the Museum, Historic RCA Studio B and Hatch Show Print, including: all Museum exhibitions; educational and public programs; special events, including the annual Medallion Ceremony and "All for the Hall" benefit concerts; special projects including exhibition books, CDs, DVDs and more, museum trade press, national and regional tourism and travel outreach
  • Proactively work to identify effective publicity opportunities in traditional and emerging media platforms.
  • Research, develop, and present innovative publicity plans and compelling story ideas.
  • Serve  as main point of contact for and oversees organizational response to media inquiries, acting as organization spokesperson as needed
  • Responsible for maintaining a museum experts resource bureau, facilitating requests for interviews with staff, as well as film and photography site requests from media
  • Oversee and manage the scheduling of, creation of and secures placements for the organization's press releases and media advisories
  • Cultivate and maintain contacts with media while anticipating and identifying significant outlets/placement and relevant opportunities that can be leveraged to support the organization's mission
  • Manage the collection of institutional news clipping databases and press kits
  • Work in close collaboration with the Director of Marketing to coordinate the various photography and videography needs for the organization, while managing a repository of all photos and videos for use by the Marketing and Communications team
  • Work closely with key members of marketing team to ensure consistency with brand messages across all channels.
  • Interact with senior executives in the development of corporate communication strategies
  • Contribute to and monitor Social Media efforts both natural and paid (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.) to maintain consisted brand voice, in conjunction with all other marketing efforts.
  • Collaborate  with industry tourism and group sales partners to execute annual press tour visits to the Museum, Historic RCA Studio B and Hatch Show Print
  • Coordinate Media summaries for the institutions, including monthly updates to Museum staff and quarterly reports to the Museum's Board of Officers and Trustees

Job Qualifications

  • Degree in public relations, communications, journalism, marketing or other related field
  • Excellent writing abilities
  • Candidate should have five years’ experience in publicity and marketing and be currently working directly with broadcast, print and web media assignment editors, copy editors, producers, publishers, etc.
  • Track record of success in pitching media and generating placements, campaign launching, label/book releases, or major initiatives pertaining to a variety of authors, speakers and products
  • Well-rounded in PR and marketing, understands and/or possesses current tools and resources, speaks current vernacular
  • A strong understanding and working knowledge of digital marketing and communications best practices is required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills that allow for healthy internal and external relationships are a must. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective and professional working relationships with media is critical.
  • Ability to go with the flow in an extremely fast paced work environment and to gracefully weather fluctuations in priorities and time tables
  • Candidate will have a knack for cutting through chaos to find order and simplicity in line with organization’s strategic priorities

Interested candidates, please email your resume to kclary@countrymusichalloffame.org
No phone calls please.




Bus Driver

Hourly Pay; Medical benefits are not included

Job Description:
The Guest Relations bus drivers will be responsible for safely transporting Museum guests to and from Historic RCA Studio B in Nashville during normal business hours. Drivers will be responsible for the daily preparation of the bus, including cleaning, filling with gas, and monitoring maintenance issues. Additionally responsible for special event transportation as needed, and transporting bus for service needs.

Role Summary:
  • Provide transportation for guests to/from Historic RCA Studio B on Music Row
  • Safely operate 30 passenger bus and wheelchair lift
  • Clean & prepare vehicle for daily operation; transport bus for service needs
  • Attend staff meetings and training as necessary
  • Safely transport event guests between hotels and Hall of Fame or other designated destinations
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism and service at all times
  • Communicate with tour guides to ensure timely transportation of guests

Schedule:
Open 7 days a week
Closed on New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas
Closed Tuesdays in January and February
Monday - Sunday: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Special Events as scheduled in evenings

Key Qualifications:

  • Candidate must have a valid CDL driver's license Class C with P endorsements with a clean driving record.
  • Should have a minimum of 2 years experience operating a commercial, passenger vehicle.
  • Must be reliable, and committed to being on time.
  • An open, friendly attitude and pro-active work ethic are essential.
  • The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable about the mechanics and operations of a 30 passenger bus.
  • Should work well and make decisions under fast-paced environment. Must be willing to take a drug test and complete a successful background check.

To apply for this position, please email your resume to hresources@countrymusichalloffame.org. or fax to 615-255-2245.
No phone calls please




Moving Image Librarian and Editor

Overview:
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum seeks a Moving Image Librarian and Editor to work within the Library and Digital Collections Division of the Museum Services Department.  The successful candidate must have strong technology skills, the ability to focus on detail-oriented work, work collaboratively in a team environment, and maintain a congenial demeanor. The Moving Image Librarian and Editor must have excellent communication skills, ease in navigating various software platforms, including CONTENTdm and Past Perfect, basic editing techniques, and moving image metadata and collection organization knowledge. This position requires the ability to perform basic troubleshooting for moving image and video equipment.  Training will be provided for some aspects of the technical work specific to this position, and repair technicians will aid in repair and equipment upkeep. 

The Moving Image collection at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum contains approximately 30,000 items on a variety of film and video formats from dates ranging from the 1920’s to the present. The collection contains feature films, early country music TV shows, “orphan” works, home movies, oral histories, interviews, awards shows, and performance footage documenting nearly a century of North American country and vernacular music. Footage from the collection is used for scholarly research, in documentary films and news reports, in public screenings, in CMF exhibits, and in CMF public programming and video screenings.

Moving Image Librarian and Editor:

Background checks are required for all Museum Services employees.  This is a permanent full-time position with health and dental insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, and benefits. 

Duties Include:
  • Catalog film/moving image collections.
  • Digitize film/moving image collections according to divisional priorities.
  • Answer (external and internal: programs/exhibits/education) reference, licensing, and research and access requests for film/moving image collection via phone, email, or in person.
  • Actively pursue licensing opportunities according to divisional protocol.
  • Edit/compile materials as needed for exhibits and programming.
  • Identify potential grant opportunities for film/moving image collection according to divisional priorities, and contributes writing as needed.
  • Maintain relationships with donors.
  • Research, pull, digitize, edit, and curate moving images components for exhibits, public programs, researchers, and production facilities.
  • Train and supervise volunteers and interns, as approved by supervisor.
  • Answer/handle film/video reference requests and licensing, as approved.
  • Work according to changing daily priorities, demonstrates flexibility and ability to shift between multiple tasks effectively.
  • Perform duties with professionalism, which includes relating to others in group settings and individually in a courteous, cooperative, sensitive, and collegial manner.
  • Position includes a variety of administrative responsibilities such as budget preparation, and preparation of information for the departments of education, development, and PR/marketing.
  • Other tasks as needed.
  • Contribute to the overall goals of the department as appropriate.
  • Reports to Director of Library & Digital Collections.

Requirements:

3 years minimum experience in digital preservation of moving formats for archival and access purposes and Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution (preferred).
Experience with CONTENTdm or similar digital asset management system.
Proficiency with digital editing software including Final Cut Pro.
Excellent knowledge of digitization theory and practice for video and film collections.
Strong knowledge of legacy video equipment and formats including but not limited to: ¾” u-matic tape, 1” open reel, 2” open reel, VHS, DVD, beta, beta sp, digibeta.
Excellent knowledge of analog to digital workflows for video.
Excellent knowledge of standards in the field of video preservation; ability to remain current on developments in the field.
Basic knowledge of country music and American vernacular music is preferred.
Excellent time management skills; ability to work efficiently with tight deadlines.
Applicant should be detail oriented. 
The ability to multi-task will be considered an asset.
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Sound judgment to identify and report problems to supervisors and contribute to resolving them.

To Apply:
No phone calls. Send cover letter, resume, 3 references, and salary requirements to: lboulie@countrymusichalloffame.org




Line Cook

Job Description
We are looking for talented line cooks to contribute top tier performances in the food and beverage arena. Our operations are fast paced, high quality and customer service focused. 

We are dedicated to hiring outstanding individuals who share our passion for serving customers and preparing quality food and beverages. The ideal line cook is motivated, results oriented and committed to providing outstanding customer service every day. Position reports to Sous Chef and/or Kitchen Manager.

Basic Functions: 
A line cook is responsible for the daily preparation of food items in the pantry, fry and/or stations or other areas of the kitchen. 

Essential Functions:
  • Sets up station according to restaurant/catering guidelines.
  • Prepares all food items as directed in a sanitary and timely manner.
  • Follows recipes, portion controls, and presentation specifications as set forth.
  • Restocks all items as needed throughout shift.
  • Cleans and maintains station in practicing good safety, sanitation, organizational skills.
  • Has understanding and knowledge to properly use and maintain all equipment in station.
  • Assists with the cleaning, sanitation, and organization of kitchen, walk-in coolers, and all storage areas.
  • Performs additional responsibilities, although not detailed, as requested by the Chef, Sous Chef or Line Supervisor. 

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Commitment to quality service, and food and beverage knowledge.Basic understanding of professional cooking and knife handling skills. Ideal candidate will have prior prep or line cook experience in a food venue.
  • Understanding and knowledge of safety, sanitation and food handling procedures.
  • English language and professional communications skills are required.
  • Ability to take direction.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure.
  • Must have problem solving abilities, be self-motivated, and organized.
  • Person must possess a can-do attitude, excellent communication skills, a sense of humor, patience, tact, and a willingness to go the extra mile to ensure success.
  • Must be willing and available to work flexible/non-standard hours, including weekends.
  • Maintain confidentiality of client information.

Please submit resume to:
Jeremy FoyCountry Music Hall of Fame and Museum222 Fifth Avenue South
Nashville, TN  37203
jfoy@countrymusichallofame.org

No phone calls please.




Banquet Cook

Job Description
We are looking for talented banquet cooks to contribute top tier performances in the food and beverage arena. Our operations are fast paced, high quality and customer service focused. 
 
We are dedicated to hiring outstanding individuals who share our passion for serving customers and preparing quality food and beverages. The ideal banquet cook is motivated, results oriented and committed to providing outstanding customer service every day. Position Reports to: Sous Chef or Kitchen Manager

Basic Functions: 

A banquet cook is responsible for the daily preparation of food items in the pantry, fry and/or stations or other areas of the kitchen. 

Essential Functions
  • Sets up station according to restaurant guidelines.
  • Prepares all food items as directed in a sanitary and timely manner.
  • Follows recipes, portion controls, and presentation specifications as set by the restaurant.
  • Restocks all items as needed throughout shift.
  • Cleans and maintains station in practicing good safety, sanitation, organizational skills.
  • Has understanding and knowledge to properly use and maintain all equipment in station.
  • Assists with the cleaning, sanitation, and organization of kitchen, walk-in coolers, and all storage areas.
  • Performs additional responsibilities, although not detailed, as requested by the Chef, Sous Chef.


Desired Skills and Experience

  • Commitment to quality service, and food and beverage knowledge.Basic understanding of professional cooking and knife handling skills. Ideal candidate will have prior prep or line cook experience in a food venue.
  • Understanding and knowledge of safety, sanitation and food handling procedures.
  • English language and professional communications skills are required.
  • Ability to take direction.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure.
  • Must have problem solving abilities, be self-motivated, and organized.
  • Person must possess a can-do attitude, excellent communication skills, a sense of humor, patience, tact, and a willingness to go the extra mile to ensure success.
  • Must be willing and available to work flexible/non-standard hours, including weekends.
  • Maintain confidentiality of client information.

Please submit resume to:
Jeremy Foy
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
222 Fifth Avenue South
Nashville, TN  37203
jfoy@countrymusichallofame.org

No phone calls please.




Vice President of Development

Responsible for creating a reliable base of contributed income to support Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum operations through fundraising events, membership and annual giving, and support from individual, foundation, and government sources. Conduct special campaigns for key initiatives including capital needs for collections and exhibitions, endowment, and planned giving.

Job Summary:

Works with the Director, Board of Officers and Trustees, and senior staff to set overall organizational policies and priorities. Works with the Development Committee to develop long and short term goals, strategies, and approaches to ensure revenue goals are met.

Responsibilities:
  • Thoroughly understand the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum including its history and culture, governance structure, staff and Board, long and short term funding requirements, programs and projects, public policy issues and communities, and other constituencies.
  • Know and understand the board and advisors, staff, and broader country music industry, in order to bring forth their best ideas and efforts to enhance fundraising activities.
  • Set annual fundraising goals in partnership with Museum Director and senior staff. Develop annual and long-range plans to accomplish the Museum's goals.
  • Identify fundraising targets and develop solicitation strategies. Oversee moves management.
  • Lead the development department staff in establishing goals, setting work plans, and guiding strategies.
  • Understand the actual and prospective funding communities for the Museum; develop strategies to secure individual and institutional support.
  • With the Director and the Board of Officers and Trustees, solicitindividual, foundation, and government gifts. Shape the planned giving program; identify and cultivate prospects and steward existing donors.
  • Review Museum communications materials, including direct mail, telecommunications, brochures, website, and other written materials to integrate fundraising messages where appropriate; assure the continued articulation of an organizational vision and mission statement that provides the appropriate context and focus for cultivating financial support.
  • When appropriate, advocate for government policy as it relates to funding for the Museum and the arts.
  • Oversee development systems and procedures; manage expenses associated with fundraising and accurately report the results.

Contact: hwilder@countrymusichalloffame.org