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Job Listing: Evaluation Data Collector

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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts - Richmond, VA

Closes - 10/21/2021

Position Title – Evaluation Data Collector

Salary - $13.00/Hour

Job Type - Part-Time

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The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts ( VMFA ) is seeking flexible, exceptionally organized, visitor-centric individuals with great communication skills to join the Art and Education Division as Evaluation Data Collectors.

The availability to work evenings and weekends is required with sufficient availability for weekdays. Schedules rotate with advance notice to staff. Shift examples: Evening shift hours (Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays): 3:30 – 9 p.m. Weekend shift hours (Saturdays and Sundays): 11- 4:30 p.m. Weekday shift hours (Mondays – Fridays): 11-4:30 p.m. These positions are non-exempt and without benefits, scheduled to work up to approximately 25 hours per week on average and up to 1,330 hours annually (May 1 – April 30).
Evaluation Data Collectors provide critical support for visitor evaluation that aims to better understand visitor experience and museum visitor satisfaction. This position assists in collecting data and visitor feedback through observations, interviews, surveys, focus groups, and telephone interviews. Data Collectors are responsible for assisting with processing data, which may include uploading audio files to transcriptionists, preparing files for quantitative and qualitative data entry, and organizing raw data in preparation for analysis. They may also assist with other duties including preparing proposals, presentations, and reports for distribution. This includes proofreading, formatting, and assisting with designing data visualizations. These positions directly report to the Evaluation and Research Specialist who is under the direction of the Interpretation Manager.

Minimum Qualifications
Strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.

Ability to learn quickly and meet deadlines.

Strong customer service, oral and written communication skills.

Excellent time management and coordination skills.

Ability to follow basic instructions.

Excellent attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy.

Demonstrated ability to prioritize duties and workload in a fast-paced environment.

Proficiency with common computer applications, like Microsoft Office, and graphic design tools like Adobe Illustrator, with the ability to learn other applications quickly.

Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage varied responsibilities and communicate effectively with the team.

Understanding of confidentiality and protocol.

Ability to be in a stationary position or traverse for up to 8 hours.

Preferred Qualifications
Degree / coursework in social sciences, educational psychology, museum education, museum studies or equivalent professional experience and training.

Prior experience with statistical or qualitative software packages (e.g. R, NVivo, Tableau) is a plus.

Special Requirements
Selected candidates must pass a criminal history background check.

VMFA Agency Directive requires:
All staff, volunteers, and contractors must be fully vaccinated against COVID -19 ( except for cases of approved medical or religious accommodation) .

Proof of vaccination must be provided shortly after acceptance of contingent offer of employment.

All staff, volunteers, and contractors are required to wear masks for all indoor and outdoor events. While outside on campus grounds, all VMFA employees must wear masks when a social distance of six (6) feet cannot be maintained.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit three (3) references. Provide full name, phone number and email address. References may be attached in a separate document in the “other” field in the portal; or they may be included with the resume or cover letter.

Professional references are preferred. Other reference types will also receive consideration. References should be able to attest to your knowledge, skills, and abilities, especially qualifications relevant to the position for which you are applying.

Interested individuals must submit an online application. Online applications will be accepted through October 21, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.
Please contact the HR office at if you need assistance. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is an EEO /AA, Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Certified Employer.