Temporary Museum Store Sales Associate


The Frye Art Museum is a living legacy of visionary patronage and civic responsibility, committed to artistic inquiry and a rich visitor experience. A catalyst for our engagement with contemporary art and artists is the Founding Collection of Charles and Emma Frye, access to which shall always be free.

DEPARTMENT: Museum Store
REPORTS TO: Museum Store Manager

FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt

STATUS: Temporary/Part-time

RATE: $19/hr
BENEFITS: Sick time accrual

The Temporary Sales Associate provides strong customer service in addition to assisting with day-to-day store operations. The Sales Associate is an efficient, clear communicator with strong problem solving and multi-tasking skills. The Sales Associate supports all Museum exhibitions and programs with a deep knowledge of the Frye Museum’s mission and current exhibitions and possesses up-to-date knowledge about the merchandise in the Museum Store, specifically exhibition related items and products by Pacific Northwest designers and artists.




This temporary part-time position covers the period from October 1, 2021 through January 31, 2022; the effective dates may be modified as necessary at the Museum’s discretion. These shifts would occur during Museum Store operating hours Wednesday through Sunday.


Work areas are inside, in a climate-controlled environment with light background noise. Work may require long periods of sustained standing during Museum events. The Frye Art Museum will consider reasonable accommodations for those applicants with disabilities who may need reasonable accommodation to perform the essential functions/duties. Please contact the Human Resources Department (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)) for additional information.


Candidates should send cover letter and resume with "Temporary Museum Store Sales Associate" in the subject line to store@fryemuseum.org.  In your email, explain how you meet or exceed the minimum qualifications, describe your current availability, and tell us why you would make an excellent addition to our team! No phone calls please.

This job summary is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of this role at the Frye Art Museum. Employees must maintain a high degree of flexibility in our rapidly changing environment and, as such, may be required to perform additional duties beyond the scope described here from time to time.