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Director of Education and Public Programs

Organization: Coral Gables Museum

Job Title: Director of Education and Public Programs

Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent

City: Coral Gables

State: Florida

Job Search Ends:July 1st, 2022

Organization’s Website: www.coralgablesmuseum.org

The Coral Gables Museum is currently accepting applications for the position of Director of Education and Public Programs. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Education and Public Programs at the Coral Gables Museum is responsible for developing, implementing, managing, and evaluating the Museum’s educational programming, which enhances understanding of Coral Gables’ urban design, architectural history, and public art program, and the relevance of the Museum’s collections for audiences of all ages.

The Director of Education and Public Programs shapes the strategic direction for the Department in close collaboration with the Director of Exhibitions, and serves as a member of the Museum’s senior management team. The Coral Gables Museum seeks to engage new and broader audiences with the City’s urban and architectural history and the Museum’s growing collections and exhibitions. The Director of Education and Public Programs will shape the direction of exciting new close-looking learning experiences in the Zahner Center for Education, increased public programming and community engagement, and a dynamic new visitor experience.

The Director of Education and Public Programs is responsible for public programs, interpretation, school programs, including Spring, Summer and Winter Camps, group tours, and visitor services. The position also serves on the Museum’s Exhibition Team, which includes the Executive Director, the Director of Exhibitions, and the Collections and Exhibitions Manager. The position oversees a Museum Educator and Public Program Coordinator (part-time); a team of part-time Tour Guides (interns), educators, interpreters; and related staff.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in history, art history, or a related field required; Master’s Degree strongly preferred in Museum Education or Education;
  • Seven years of experience working in a museum environment, developing and implementing education and public programs;
  • Five years of progressive leadership experience in a museum or a related field, with a minimum of three years supervising others;
  • Knowledge of and experience in principles, practices, and techniques of museum education.

Skills and Abilities should include:

  • Passion for the Coral Gables Museum’s mission and for the changing role of museums in society;
  • Experience in program areas, including public programming, school programming, interpretation, and visitor services;
  • Team-building skills with a collaborative management style;
  • Knowledge of/ experience with object-based learning/VTS;
  • Willingness to work nights and weekends, as needed.

Interested applicants are asked to submit the following materials:

  • Cover letter expressing interest in this position and outlining relevant experience.
  • A resume or CV of education and employment history.
  • Three professional references, including current phone, email addresses and affiliations.

To apply, please send requested materials to info@coralgablesmuseum.org

This is a full-time salaried position with benefits, including vacation and sick leave. Salary is commensurate with experience.

The Coral Gables Museum is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to ensuring all employees enjoy and thrive in a positive work environment where differences show the vibrant, wonderful community we are! All employment decisions at The Coral Gables Museum are based on business need, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, veteran status, service in the military or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Curator of Urban and Architectural History

Organization: Coral Gables Museum

Job Title: Curator of Urban and Architectural History

Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent

City: Coral Gables

State: Florida

Job Search Ends: July 1st, 2022

Organization’s Website: www.coralgablesmuseum.org

The Coral Gables Museum is currently accepting applications for the position of Curator of Urban and Architectural History. Reporting to the Director of Exhibitions, the Curator of Urban and Architectural History at the Coral Gables Museum is responsible for developing, implementing, managing, and evaluating the Museum’s architectural collections and exhibitions. The ideal candidate will work with Coral Gables architects and the greater Miami architecture community to add voices and collection materials to the permanent collection that aid in the understanding of Coral Gables architecture. Equally important, the Curator will focus on sharing those voices and stories in innovative ways across South Florida.

Major Responsibilities And Duties:

  • Promoting the mission and goals of Coral Gables Museum through cultivating and sustaining relationships with community groups, colleague institutions, partner organizations, educators, and researchers.
  • Working with the Executive Director, the Director of Exhibitions and other staff to collect materials from significant South Florida architects (with consideration for existing museum’s collections), and to make those materials available to the public.
  • Establishing regional charrette groups to identify and prioritize notable architects, projects, organizations and collections in South Florida.
  • Working to build a meaningful collection for the 21st century through the pursuit of a purpose-driven acquisition and accessioning program tied to institutional vision and goals and the development and implementation of an updated collection plan in collaboration with others in the curatorial department. This Includes exercising judgment about long-term historical value of materials already in the collection and new materials offered.
  • Assisting with the processing of incoming architecture collections via existing Coral Gables Museum’s processing guidelines and public catalogs.
  • Oversight, management, acquisition, research, and interpretation of architectural material as part of the larger Coral Gables Museum’s Permanent Collection.
  • Improving physical and intellectual control of and access to collection resources through processing and documentation in coordination with the Collections and Exhibitions Manager.
  • Using a variety of approaches to outreach including public presentations, education programs, scholarship, social media, responding to patron and scholarly inquiries, and collaboration with other departments and divisions to realize the collection’s full potential as an interpretive and educational tool and a resource for understanding Coral Gables’ urban and architectural history.
  • Working with Coral Gables Museum’s staff on incoming and potential financial donations.
  • Supervising contract staff, volunteers and interns.

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights

The successful candidate will be a forward thinking and dynamic individual who possesses a passion for preserving and sharing the past and a belief in the power of original documents/ photographs/ artifacts and the stories they embody to engage people in making personal connections to history through research, exhibit experiences, and educational programs. A creative imagination, the ability to recognize and deal with sensitive issues and diverse cultures, and a willingness to step outside the traditional curatorial role are highly desirable as are:

  • Knowledge of Coral Gables’ urban and architectural history.
  • Knowledge of South Florida architecture and urban planning.
  • Innovation in curatorial practice to engage audiences with collections in meaningful ways.
  • Experience with strategic planning and the ability to manage a broad variety of tasks in response to varying time pressures with shifting priorities and constraints.
  • Successful grant writing and administration experience.
  • Familiarity with museum and archive databases, cataloging standards and guidelines.
  • Familiarity with the challenges of oral history collecting, cataloging/transcribing, preservation, and access.
  • Experience prioritizing collections for digitization projects, including familiarity with the basics of the scanning/editing/metadata assignation process.

Experience and skills:
–Minimum ten years experience in a museum or academic institution.
–Demonstrated engagement with artistic, architectural and design theory and international practice across the world.
–Demonstrated scholarly achievement and published record, including evidence of original research.
–Initiated and executed major and relevant loan exhibitions with broad international scope.
–Demonstrated commitment to broad international engagement and learning.
–Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with internal colleagues across the Museum and externally with artists, designers, scholars, architects, donors and general public.
–Ability to create and maintain precise and widely researched records.

Knowledge and education:
–PhD (or equivalent) history of art or architecture preferred; MA in history of art or architecture required.
–Expertise in twentieth and twenty-first century architecture, design and art.
–Extensive background in international modern and contemporary culture.
–Excellent written and spoken English.
–Proficiency in one non-English language.

Supplemental Information:

Additional requirements for this position:

  • Ability to work occasional evenings and to travel by car or air, typically for periods of less than one week in duration.
  • Ability to lift boxes of up to 40 lbs. from 14 ft. shelves while on a ladder
  • The successful candidate must pass a criminal history background check prior to hire.

Interested applicants are asked to submit the following materials:

  • Cover letter expressing interest in this position and outlining relevant experience.
  • A resume or CV of education and employment history.
  • Three professional references, including current phone, email addresses and affiliations.

To apply, please send requested materials to info@coralgablesmuseum.org

This is a full-time salaried position with benefits, including vacation and sick leave. Salary is commensurate with experience.

The Coral Gables Museum is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to ensuring all employees enjoy and thrive in a positive work environment where differences show the vibrant, wonderful community we are! All employment decisions at The Coral Gables Museum are based on business need, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, veteran status, service in the military or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Executive Assistant and Office Manager

Organization: Coral Gables Museum

Job Title: Executive Assistant and Office Manager

Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent

City: Coral Gables

State: Florida

Job Search Ends: July 1st, 2022

Organization’s Website: www.coralgablesmuseum.org

The Coral Gables Museum is currently accepting applications for the position of Executive Assistant and Office Manager. The Executive Assistant & Office Manager will manage the day-to-day business activities of the museum’s office, and the Executive Director, and will be responsible for day-to-day operational duties (manage and track cash flow, manage and maintain bookkeeping database, report weekly activities), providing administrative backup to support the Executive Director, including filing, scheduling, phones and office organization, maintaining legal files, proper documentation and payment processing procedures.

The role is a pivotal support position, as the Executive Assistant & Office Manager is a key liaison among staff members and between the ED and external partners, which include funders, customers, vendors, other organizations, and senior policy makers and legislators. Additionally, the Executive Assistant will support day-to-day operations of the office, including maintaining bookkeeping records and files. Command knowledge of Quickbooks and Excel.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supports company operations by maintaining office systems and supervising staff.
  • Maintains office services by organizing office operations and procedures, preparing payroll, controlling correspondence, designing filing systems, reviewing and approving supply requisitions, and assigning and monitoring clerical functions.
  • Provides historical reference by defining procedures for retention, protection, retrieval, transfer, and disposal of records.
  • Maintains office efficiency by planning and implementing office systems, layouts, and equipment procurement.
  • Designs and implements office policies by establishing standards and procedures, measuring results against standards, and making necessary adjustments.
  • Completes operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Keeps management informed by reviewing and analyzing special reports; summarizing information; identifying trends.
  • Maintains office staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  • Maintains office staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees, and planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Achieves financial objectives by preparing an annual budget, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective actions.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

The Executive Assistant & Office Manager also:

  • Serves as the key point of contact for main office vendors, such as maintenance, mailing, supplies, equipment repair.
  • Monitor office machines and systems, and problem-solve issues
    as needed (including postage meter, copiers, conference room scheduling).
  • Monitor and maintain inventory of necessary office supplies; order supplies as needed to keep basic supplies stocked, and to fulfill special requests from staff.
  • Design, communicate and oversee implementation of office operations, policies and procedures.
  • Maintain and update office phone lists, email distribution lists, and other similar systems.
  • Maintain responsibility for general office upkeep and “look and feel.” This includes keeping kitchen and supply areas stocked, clean and functional.

Office Manager Qualifications / Skills:

  • Supply management
  • Informing others
  • Tracking budget expenses
  • Delegation
  • Staffing
  • Managing processes
  • Supervision
  • Developing standards
  • Promoting process improvement
  • Inventory control
  • Reporting skills

Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent. Bachelor in Accounting strongly preferred
  • Three to four years experience in an office setting manager
  • Proficient with office software: Quickbooks, Excel

To be successful in this role, you should be well-organized, have great time management skills and be able to act without guidance.

Interested applicants are asked to submit the following materials:

  • Cover letter expressing interest in this position and outlining relevant experience.
  • A resume or CV of education and employment history.
  • Three professional references, including current phone, email addresses and affiliations.

To apply, please send requested materials to info@coralgablesmuseum.org

This is a full-time salaried position with benefits, including vacation and sick leave. Salary is commensurate with experience.

The Coral Gables Museum is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to ensuring all employees enjoy and thrive in a positive work environment where differences show the vibrant, wonderful community we are! All employment decisions at The Coral Gables Museum are based on business need, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, veteran status, service in the military or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

The Coral Gables Museum is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to ensuring all employees enjoy and thrive in a positive work environment where differences show the vibrant, wonderful community we are! All employment decisions at The Coral Gables Museum are based on business need, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, veteran status, service in the military or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.