Career Opportunities

 

Education Programmer     

The Museum seeks a part time programmer responsible for creative development and program management of Art after Dark each Thursday evening.

Essential job duties:

  • Coordinate Art after Dark program planning, set-up, promotion, etc. with staff from Education, Communications, Curatorial,  Administration, IT/Finance divisions.
  • Develop a schedule of Art after Dark performances; contact performers, negotiate contracts, make arrangements for their arrival, set-up and performance needs, and handle payments.
  • Develop schedule of Art after Dark films; contact vendors, rent films and handle payments.
  • Develop schedule of Art after Dark tours by curators and docents.  Work with curators as well as Volunteer Coordinator to facilitate this scheduling.
  • Develop schedule of art activities for Art after Dark events; contact artists, negotiate contracts, make arrangements for their arrival, set-up and program needs, and handle payments.
  • Arrange with Volunteer Coordinator for volunteer assistance.
  • Manage flow for these weekly events; develop flow chart for the evening, attend weekly Flow meetings each Tuesday with other members of staff.
  • Manage budget for Art after Dark programs.
  • Be on-site to manage the Art after Dark programs from 4:30 – 9 p.m. each week.


Requirements:

  • BA in the arts or related field, etc.
  • Active interest and knowledge of visual and performing arts/artists in South Florida.
  • Able to work Tuesday afternoons, Thursday evenings and the remaining hours can be a mix of work in the office and/or work remotely 
  • Customer service oriented in dealing with internal and external customers.
  • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills, tact and diplomacy with the ability to communicate to various and diverse groups.
  • Must have experience with Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook.
  • Quick to meet challenges and deadlines.


Please send resume to wattickj@norton.org

 


 

Program and Volunteer Coordinator

The Norton Museum of Art is seeking a highly organized, motivated individual to manage the Museum Volunteers and support the Education Department.  Requirements include 1 – 3 years of applicable experience, preferably in a non-profit organization. This full-time position reports to the Curator of Education.

The Essential Functions of the position include:

Manage Museum Volunteer Program:

Responsibilities include the recruitment, training and placement of volunteers and interns to meet the needs of the Museum:

  • design and manage volunteer program schedule with museum departments;
  • manage the volunteer/docent database;
  • produce and mail monthly newsletter and calendar;
  • manage the volunteer budget;
  • coordinate two luncheons and one volunteer trip per year;
  • lead Volunteer Liaison Council.

Manage Tour and Program Scheduling:

  • Process tour reservations for diverse tour groups and schedule using Microsoft Outlook, Volgistics and Siriusware software. Handle related correspondence via e-mail, phone, fax and written correspondence. Attend regular coordination meetings regarding tours and scheduling with appropriate staff.
  • Gather docent availability (via e-mail and phone), prepare the monthly docent tour schedule, and assist with production and mailing of docent newsletters and schedules.
  • Maintain calendar of events for the Education Department on Outlook, Siriusware and Volgistics; participate in weekly “Flow” meeting representing Education Department, as well as Education Department staff meetings.
  • Work with staff to maintain assessments and evaluations for Education Department programs. Collect and process names and addresses of education program attendees for addition to Museum database (Raiser’s Edge). 
  • Assist with educational programming as needed.

The position requires a team player with excellent interpersonal, verbal, written and telephone communication skills; excellent organizational and computer skills a must; will use MS Office suite, Raiser’s Edge, Siriusware, Volgistics.

The preferred Candidate will possess proven interest in art museums and their roles in the community.

Please send resume, cover letter and references by email  to wattickj@norton.org.

 



The Norton Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer.