Crew Chief: Project Manager & Lead Art Handler

UOVO seeks a full-time Crew Chief to support and supervise art handlers in day-to-day activities within our Long Island City Flagship location. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership skills, experience working in New York City and/or storage/collection management experience and will be comfortable installing, packing and moving a wide range of art objects. The Crew Chief will report to the Operations Manager. Some weekend work may apply.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Lead, manage and mentor a team of highly skilled art handlers, including freelance or temporary workers in daily activities and art handling procedures and policies
  • Plan and oversee multiple onsite installations and de-installations while maintaining strict inventory control and providing client assistance when needed
  • Maintain multiple viewing rooms and private workspaces while troubleshooting lighting or other special requirements throughout the facility to ensure maximum turn-over rates and peak efficiency
  • Allocate art handling staff to assist on all internal labor needs requested by clients onsite, ensuring safety of property and positive client experience
  • Ensure standardized best practices for packing and work in conjunction with other Operations team members to ensure all UOVO handlers are well-trained and mentored in methods and materials
  • Focus on providing exceptional client service and satisfaction throughout all evolutions
  • Liaise between the Accounts Management team and Operations team, providing timely feedback when required
    Assist and collaborate with other technical managers and projects as necessary

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Team Player, able to work in a dynamic environment
  • Comfortable in a results-driven workplace
  • 5-7 years of logistical and art handling experience
  • 3-4 years of people management experience
  • Experience interacting with art professionals
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Excellent communication and multitasking skills

Compensation:

  • Salary commensurate with experience; health benefits included; 401(k), commuter benefits and profit-share eligibility

Send resume and cover letter to: employment@uovo.art citing Crew Chief: LIC in the subject line.

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