Career Opportunities

 
Building Operations Director
 
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Oversee building operating systems, facilities/maintenance, technical engineering services, security and fire systems through a continual, systematic maintenance program; to manage the Security and Maintenance Staff, administer the department’s short-term and long-range goals and budget, and oversee special projects. This position reports to the Deputy Director. 
 
POSITION SPECIFICATIONS
  • Maintains an organizational structure and staffing to effectively accomplish the Museum’s goals and mission. 
  • Understand, monitor performance and direct maintenance of the fire, security, air conditioning and ventilation systems.
  • Administer long term maintenance schedule of building and facility repairs and replacements.
  • Negotiate and administer applicable outside service agreements and subcontracts.
  • Supervise, hire and train the Maintenance Supervisor and Security Supervisor.
  • Oversee the hiring and training of all department personnel.
  • Schedule and oversee all building maintenance, including –
  • Interior appearance and lighting
  • Exterior grounds and lighting
  • Museum equipment, including required State and local inspections
  • Department requests for special projects, scheduled through work orders
  • General minor repairs, including  painting, light carpentry
  • Insure maintenance and integrity of security and fire systems
  • Become thoroughly familiar with security systems, procedures and actions related to security alarm activation
  • Able to cultivate strong relationships with members of the Board of Trustees; gracious and polite when dealing with members and visitors.
  • Coordinate with Events staff, or other appropriate Museum staff, the use of the Museum facilities and building services. 
  • Coordinate with the Curatorial staff the preparation and installation of exhibitions, including construction, painting, assembly and disassembly. 
  • Coordinate the purchase of all department supplies in accordance with Museum purchasing procedures.
  • Monitor budgeted expenditures, explain variances, and advise on corrective plan.  
  • Maintain a capital replacement budget.
  • Evening and weekend hours expected.
 
DIRECT REPORTS
Security and Maintenance Supervisor 
 
POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Education:
Bachelors Degree or Degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Security, or Building Management preferred.

Experience:
  • 5 years active management experience preferred.  Proven record in team leadership, staff supervision and budget management.
  • Ability to train, supervise, direct, motivate and evaluate staff.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Must be computer literate. Experience with MS Office, Word, Excel, Outlook, AutoCAD, and/or Johnson Control’s Metasys software preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
 
Please send cover letter and resume by email to wattickj@norton.org
 

 


 

Campaign Coordinator

 
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Will be responsible for the proactive coordination and preparation of materials required to support the scheduled programs and functions of the Capital Campaign including but not limited to campaign research, gift agreements, collateral, and campaign proposals and correspondence.
  • Refers communications to the correct parties, routes incoming campaign mail, arranges conferences and meetings, secures space, works with caterer when necessary, prepares materials for meetings and special events, reviews outgoing correspondence for accuracy, grammar, etc. 
  • Maintain Campaign records in Raiser’s Edge; responsible for weekly tracking and reporting to Development, Finance, and Director.
  • Responsible for reviewing campaign gift agreements and acknowledging all incoming pledge payments with Associate Director of Development.
  • Keeps track of the Campaign budget.
  • Maintain professional communications with Trustees & donors. 
  • Support campaign consultant and Associate Director of Development in campaign activity, including Steering Committee meetings.
  • Perform all duties with a high level of tact, confidentiality, professionalism, trust and efficiency.  
  • Utilize Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Microsoft Outlook and Raisers Edge on a daily basis.
  • Act as liaison/adjunct participating with the Associate Director of Development at Special Events/Openings, etc.
  • Participate in evening and week-end fundraising activities with Special Events staff
  • Other reasonable duties as requested.
 
REQUIREMENTS
  • This position is of 2 – 3 year duration, or until the Capital Campaign ends. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including database management (Raiser’s Edge proficiency a plus)
  • Excellent written, verbal, and communication skills
  • Ability to convey a positive and professional image, especially in high-pressure situations
  • Self-starter with the ability to prioritize, multi-task, and excel in a fast-paced environment
  • Good decision making and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrate the highest level of personal and ethical standards
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in performance
  • Ability to meet deadlines, working with minimal supervision
  • Schedule flexibility; ability and willingness to work nights and weekends as needed
  • Ability to walk/stand for prolonged periods during events, and ability  to lift and/or move 15 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Bachelor's degree required and experience in Development preferred
 
Please send cover letter and resume by email to ashleya@norton.org

 


 
 
Development Assistant
 
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
 
Will be responsible for the proactive coordination and preparation of materials required to support the scheduled programs and functions of the Development Department; including management of the Department calendar.
Coordinate Museum’s Annual Fund mailings and solicitations with Associate Director of Development. 
Responsible for acknowledging all incoming gifts with Associate Director of Development; including but not limited to major gifts, special events, and annual fund donations.
Interact with all museum departments and outside vendors as liaison from the Development Department 
Refers communications to the correct parties, routes incoming mail, arranges conferences and meetings, secures space, works with caterer when necessary, prepares materials for meetings and special events, reviews outgoing correspondence for accuracy, grammar, etc. 
Maintain constituent records in Raiser’s Edge; responsible for weekly tracking and reporting to Associate Director of Development.
Learn and be the Development point person for Siriusware and Financial Edge software.
Maintain professional communications with Trustees & donors. 
Keeps track of the department budget.
Maintain Development Dept.  files. 
Utilize Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Microsoft Outlook and Raisers Edge on a daily basis.
Perform all duties with a high level of tact, confidentiality, professionalism, trust and efficiency.  
Participate in evening and week-end fundraising activities with Special Events staff
Other reasonable duties as requested.
 
JOB SPECIFICATIONS
BA required 
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including database management (Raiser’s Edge proficiency a plus)
Excellent written, verbal, and communication skills
Ability to convey a positive and professional image, especially in high-pressure situations
Self-starter with the ability to prioritize, multi-task, and excel in a fast-paced environment
Good decision making and problem solving skills
Demonstrate the highest level of personal and ethical standards
Attention to detail and accuracy in performance
Ability to meet deadlines, working with minimal supervision
Schedule flexibility; ability and willingness to work nights and weekends as needed
Ability to walk/stand for prolonged periods during events, and ability  to lift and/or move 15 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation
Experience in Development preferred
 
Please send cover letter and resume by email to ashleya@norton.org
 


The Norton Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer.