Careers

Glenn W. & Cornelia T. Bailey Curator of Contemporary Art (Full Time - Exempt)

With a rich history, outstanding collections, beautiful new campus for sharing magnificent art, and groundbreaking programs, The Norton Museum of Art is a source of inspiration, joy, education, and connection for a large circle of artists, supporters, friends, and the people of the Palm Beaches. As the Norton proudly celebrate its 80th anniversary in 2021, they are seeking a creative and dynamic individual for the role of the Glenn W. & Cornelia T. Bailey Curator of Contemporary Art.

The Glenn W. & Cornelia T. Bailey Curator of Contemporary Art must demonstrate in-depth awareness of contemporary art in all media and be able to propose acquisitions that will enhance the collection of art and represent the important stylistic developments from the late 20th century to the present day, within the context of the Norton’s historical collection. They will also be critical in introducing those works to the Norton’s Works of Art Committee (WoAC) in their oversight of acquisitions.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Curatorial

  • Create and organize exhibitions (including permanent collection rotations and traveling exhibitions) based on rigorous research and original ideas.
  • In the development of exhibitions, present a holistic project proposal that collaboratively incorporates educational and marketing programming, to be presented twice a year to the Audience Development Committee (ADC).
  • Following a schedule developed by the DCO&R, conduct research and write all exhibition didactics including introductory texts, labels, brochures, and, when budgeted, supporting catalogues.
  • Act as coordinating curator, in collaboration with the DCO&R, for guest-curated or other traveling exhibitions.
  • Determine the layout of exhibitions and, together with the DCO&R, Head of Installation, and the Graphic Designer, develop the exhibition design as well as installation schedule.
  • Assist in identifying and securing exhibition venues for traveling exhibitions.
  • In collaboration with the DCO&R and curatorial department staff, oversee installation of permanent collection galleries.
  • With Director & CEO, develop and revise the Museum’s Collection Development Strategy for expanding the collection, as well as make recommendations for acquisitions, write justifications and present to the Works of Art Committee (WoAC).
  • Conduct public lectures on exhibitions and collection; create engaging digital programs and online content; and build outreach to local, regional, and national and international communities for audience development.
  • Assist with the Norton’s Artist in Residency (AiR) program.
  • Build and maintain relationships with artists, dealers, curators, directors, critics, and journalists.
  • Together with DCO&R, examine the condition of the contemporary collection and work with registrars to determine conservation needs. Manage and oversee conservation projects from start to finish as well as suggesting de-accessioning plan in accordance with the Museum’s Collection Management Policy.

Cultivation/Fundraising

  • Develop and maintain relationships with collectors, donors, private funders, and foundations.
  • Assist with solicitation of funds for acquisitions in conjunction with Director & CEO and Chief Development Officer.
  • Represent the museum at national and international art fairs, biennials, exhibition openings, and other contemporary art world events.
  • Visit private collections and work to sustain interest in the Norton.
  • Work closely with the Director & CEO to cultivate donors in order to receive gifts of art that will increase the quality of the Norton permanent collection.
  • Assist Chief Development Officer, Director of Institutional Giving, and staff in writing grants for curatorial projects.

QUALIFICATIONS:

A minimum of 10 years’ experience with a history of innovative and meaningful exhibitions.

Excellent writing skills demonstrated by authorship of publications or associated texts on various media platforms, as well as strong public speaking skills and the development of lectures that contribute to meaningful dialogue within the contemporary art world.

Familiarity with international private collectors/collections.

Familiarity with international art fairs, contemporary galleries, and alternative, independent spaces.

Experience coordinating exhibitions from other institutions, smaller spotlight projects, and installing collection galleries.

Strong collaboration skills and knowledge of current best practices.

Awareness of, and professional associations and connections with, colleagues nationally (and internationally) at other public and private institutions, as well as with the exhibitions and projects being organized by colleagues.

Experience facilitating national and international loans.

For immediate consideration, please send an email with your resume, cover letter and references to Tenley at [email protected]. No telephone calls please.

The Norton Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer and celebrates a diverse team of talented and dedicated staff, docents, and volunteers. 

Research shows that women and individuals from underrepresented backgrounds often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that an applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a given role. Therefore, if much of this job description describes you, then you are highly encouraged to apply for this role.

William and Sarah Ross Soter Curator of Photography (Full Time - Exempt)

With a rich history, outstanding collections, beautiful new campus for sharing magnificent art, and groundbreaking programs, The Norton Museum of Art is a source of inspiration, joy, education, and connection for a large circle of artists, supporters, friends, and the people of the Palm Beaches. As the Norton proudly celebrate its 80th anniversary in 2021, they are seeking a creative and dynamic individual for the role of the William and Sarah Ross Soter Curator of Photography.

The William and Sarah Ross Soter Curator of Photography must demonstrate in-depth awareness of photography, video art, and new media. They must be able to propose acquisitions that will enhance the Norton’s collection of photo-based art and represent the important stylistic developments from the 19th century to present day, within the context of the museum’s historical collection. They will also be critical in introducing those works to the Norton’s Works of Art Committee (WoAC) in their oversight of acquisitions.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Curatorial

  • Create and organize exhibitions (including permanent collection rotations and traveling exhibitions) based on rigorous research and original ideas.
  • In the development of exhibitions, present a holistic project proposal that collaboratively incorporates educational and marketing programming, to be presented twice a year to the Audience Development Committee (ADC).
  • Following a schedule developed by the DCO&R, conduct research and write all exhibition didactics including introductory texts, labels, brochures, and, when budgeted, supporting catalogues.
  • Act as coordinating curator, in collaboration with the DCO&R, for guest-curated or other traveling exhibitions.
  • Determine the layout of exhibitions and, together with the DCO&R, Head of Installation, and the Graphic Designer, develop the exhibition design as well as installation schedule.
  • Assist in identifying and securing exhibition venues for traveling exhibitions.
  • In collaboration with the DCO&R and curatorial department staff, oversee installation of permanent collection galleries.
  • With Director & CEO, develop and revise the Museum’s Collection Development Strategy for expanding the collection, as well as make recommendations for acquisitions, write justifications, and present to the Works of Art Committee (WoAC).
  • Conduct public lectures on exhibitions and collection; create engaging digital programs and online content; and build outreach to local, regional, and national and international communities for audience development.
  • Assist with the Norton’s Artist in Residency (AiR) program.
  • Build and maintain relationships with artists, dealers, curators, directors, critics, and journalists.
  • Together with DCO&R, examine the condition of the photography collection and work with registrars to determine conservation needs. Manage and oversee conservation projects from start to finish as well as suggesting de-accessioning plan in accordance with the Museum’s Collection Management Policy.

Cultivation/Fundraising

  • Develop and maintain relationships with collectors, donors, private funders, and foundations.
  • Assist with solicitation of funds for acquisitions in conjunction with Director & CEO and Chief Development Officer.
  • Represent the museum at national and international art fairs, biennials, exhibition openings, and other contemporary art world events.
  • Visit private collections and work to sustain interest in the Norton.
  • Work closely with the Director & CEO to cultivate donors in order to receive gifts of art that will increase the quality of the Norton permanent collection.
  • Assist Chief Development Officer, Director of Institutional Giving, and staff in writing grants for curatorial projects.

QUALIFICATIONS:

A minimum of 10 years’ experience with a history of innovative and meaningful exhibitions.

Excellent writing skills demonstrated by authorship of publications or associated texts on various media platforms, as well as strong public speaking skills and the development of lectures that contribute to meaningful dialogue within the contemporary art world. 

Familiarity with international art fairs, contemporary and photography galleries, and alternative, independent spaces.

Experience coordinating exhibitions from other institutions, smaller spotlight projects and installing collection galleries.

Strong collaboration skills and knowledge of current best practices.

Awareness of, and professional associations and connections with, colleagues nationally (and internationally) at other public and private institutions, as well as with the exhibitions and projects being organized by colleagues.

Experience facilitating national and international loans.

For immediate consideration, please send an email with your resume, cover letter and references to Tenley at [email protected]. No telephone calls please.

The Norton Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer and celebrates a diverse team of talented and dedicated staff, docents, and volunteers. 

Research shows that women and individuals from underrepresented backgrounds often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that an applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a given role. Therefore, if much of this job description describes you, then you are highly encouraged to apply for this role.

Director of Institutional Giving (Full Time - Exempt)

We are seeking a creative and dynamic individual for the role of Director of Institutional Giving. The Director of Institutional Giving is responsible for raising funds from, and managing relationships with foundation, government and corporate supporters and prospects. The position is focused most heavily on major gifts (greater than $25,000), but naturally intersects with special events, membership, facility rentals and campaign activities. Other related areas of responsibility include endowment stewardship, support of the planned giving, donor recognition, and budgeting. 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Research and supervise research of grant opportunities (foundation, local, state and federal government and institutional) • Write and supervise writing of grant proposals (foundation, government, corporate) 
  • Coordinate grant fulfillment (foundation, government, corporate) 
  • Write and supervise writing of grant reports (foundation, government, corporate)
  • Maintain strong relationships with institutional supporters and prospects 
  • Participate in department budgeting, setting major gift goals on an annual basis 
  • Work closely with the Finance department and participate in major gifts financial reporting 
  • Support Development Committee activities 
  • Review Development communications (Letters, Invitations, Briefing sheets, Donor listings, etc.) and proofread Norton communications involving donor recognition 
  • Steward endowments (designation, recognition, reporting) 
  • Support the annual Museum Gala and fundraising events 
  • Support membership initiatives 
  • Support, as needed, other initiatives requiring compilation of broad institutional information (reaccreditation, Association of Art Museum Directors report, etc.) 
  • Liaison with Director/CEO on any Board of Trustee matters

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5+ years' experience in grant writing, fundraising or related work 
  • Museum experience a plus
  • Strong writing and proofreading skills, adaptable to a wide variety of formats 
  • Proven ability to develop relationships and establish trust across diverse groups 
  • Administrative, fundraising and budget management experience 
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and initiatives keeping all in balance and delivering on time and on budget 
  • Positive, “can-do” attitude, team-oriented, attention to detail, results driven and demonstrated initiative •
  • Careful attention to detail 
  • Bachelor's degree required

For immediate consideration, please send an email with your resume, cover letter and references to: [email protected]

Research shows that women and individuals from underrepresented backgrounds often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that an applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a given role. Therefore, if much of this job description describes you, then you are highly encouraged to apply for this role. 

The Norton Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer and celebrates a diverse team of talented staff and volunteers.

Director of Individual Giving (Full Time - Exempt)

The Director of Individual Giving focuses on raising major gifts from individuals to meet the priority needs of the Norton as defined by its Director and CEO. The individual is responsible for identifying, cultivating, and soliciting significant philanthropic gifts from individuals at the local and national level, focusing on the $10,000 level and above. The position will oversee the Museum’s unrestricted and restricted annual giving from individuals, including the Chairman’s Circle (leadership giving circle), Individual sponsorship, and the Museum’s Annual Fund. As a member of the senior development team, the individual plays a role in long term strategic planning identifying and cultivating future donors and participating in the Museum’s major gift strategy and prospect management.

Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare and implement cultivation and solicitation strategies for high-level individual donors. Identify opportunities for donors who wish to restrict their gifts to a specific program area and prepare targeted proposals and solicitation materials as needed.
  • Manage the solicitation and stewardship the Museum’s Chairman’s Circle donors ($25,000 level), collaborating with and supporting the Director, CDO and Chairman of the Board in these efforts.
  • Conduct high-level interactions with donors and prospects, including the Director, CDO or appropriate leadership as necessary. Debrief and manage follow up activity, documenting interaction in Altru.
  • Work with the Chief Development Officer and the Development Committee to strategize and build a pipeline for new major giving prospects.
  • Supervise the Development Officer for Stewardship in the oversight of individual stewardship process and engagement. Build stewardship processes and systems with Altru within Development and cross-departmentally to ensure annual requests for financial support are presented to donors at the appropriate time, and that all requests are followed-up and closed in a timely fashion.
  • Oversee and advance the cultivation of prospects through the prospect pipeline. Develop process with the Director of Membership to prospect and develop moves management from Norton Circle membership levels (focusing on donors at the $10,000 level).
  • Collaborate with other team members to ensure the timely and accurate completion of administrative work including gift acknowledgements, solicitation and cultivation mailings, reporting, and event invitations.
  • Conduct prospect research using iWave and other databases, and coordinate the prospect research efforts of the Development Assistant. Work with the Development Officer for Stewardship to advance data collection for effective prospect identification and management.
  • Work with Education and Curatorial staff to acquire knowledge needed to prepare proposals, solicit gifts, and build donor relationships effectively.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Institutional Giving to build annual exhibition, program and project impact reports that will be shared with major gift donors. Director of Individual Giving will be responsible for the reporting and annual outreach to each Individual donor regarding the impact their gift has made.
  • Organize and manage efforts to expand Planned Giving efforts, including coordination of donor education events, and development of collateral materials and web content.
  • Work with Director of Membership provide content/writing/editing support for the quarterly Member Newsletter.

Qualifications

  • Must have full and comprehensive understanding of development and fundraising with a particular emphasis on major giving including thorough knowledge of deferred giving arrangements, particularly estate gifts and life income gifts.
  • Proven experience in raising seven and six figure gifts. Additionally, must have knowledge of how to bring in gifts of art, real estate, and other types of property.
  • Must have database mastery; Altru database preferred; ability to track multiple solicitations and stewardship efforts and communicate with others in the development office to keep them informed of events.
  • Skill in verbal and written communications is required, as is the ability to listen effectively, to understand implications within the broader context of the organization.
  • Ability to exercise diplomacy and discretion is critically important, especially when dealing with sensitive and confidential information.
  • Must know how to prioritize own work, perform under pressure, and continually improve systems for communication within the development office and with donors outside the gallery.
  • Ability to coordinate the work of support staff by assigning duties and analyzing the effectiveness and quality of the work as well as maintaining an appropriate timetable for production.
  • A high degree of organizational ability, exhibiting precision, accuracy, consistency, and attention to detail, is essential.
  • Ability to deal effectively with a wide variety of people in a courteous, tactful, diplomatic, and responsible manner, either I person, on the telephone, or in correspondence, including email.
  • Strength and interest in leadership and mentorship of Development team members as well as cross-departmental opportunities with colleagues across the Museum

For immediate consideration, please send an email with your resume, cover letter and references to: [email protected].

Research shows that women and individuals from underrepresented backgrounds often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that an applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a given role. Therefore, if much of this job description describes you, then you are highly encouraged to apply for this role.

 The Norton Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer and celebrates a diverse team of talented staff and volunteers.

2022 Sophie Davis Fellowship for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access

2022 Sophie Davis Fellowship for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access 

Building on the Norton Museum of Art’s commitment to engage diverse communities, the Sophie Davis Fellow for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access will work with the Norton’s Learning and Community Engagement (LCE) and Curatorial departments staff, as well as other colleagues throughout the Museum, to address issues of inclusion, diversity, equity and access (IDEA) through public programs; assist in the development of special exhibitions that celebrate women and artists of color; and engage community organizations to encourage greater participation and involvement with the Museum. The position is a one-year appointment.

This opportunity will expose the individual to hands-on experience, mentorship, and project-based work, designed to help build experience toward future career opportunities.

Responsibilities include to:

  • Assisting LCE staff with developing and managing programs with an IDEA focus, including but not limited to the biennial Women’s Walk and the annual Juneteenth celebrations, Vista programming for people and cultures from throughout Central and South America and the Caribbean during Hispanic Heritage Month.
  • Assisting the Glenn W. and Cornelia T. Bailey Curator of Contemporary Art on the organization of a Recognition of Art by Women (RAW) exhibition. Pending progress of each exhibition project, duties may include assisting with research, artist and gallery correspondence, project management for a related catalogue, assisting with exhibition design, installation, didactics, providing tours and lectures.
  • Assisting Public Programs Manager with the development of Art After Dark programs such as Pride Night, Asian American month.
  • Creating a public program in coordination with an artist-in-residence.
  • Attending meetings of the Staff Diversity Committee, observing staff conversations and contributing recent news and updates regarding IDEA in the broader Museum landscape.
  • Participating in Museum/community engagement efforts at diverse community venues from arts fairs to social service organizations to assist in attracting new, diverse audiences.

About You:

Ideal candidates for the program are creative, innovative team players with problem solving, planning and organizational skills and a strong interest in developing professional skills in art museums or arts/cultural organizations. Additional requirements include:

  • BA/BFA in Art History, Studio Art, Education or Creative Arts and Culture, Community Arts; or experience teaching. MA/MFA a plus.
  • Excellent people skills, with a priority in culturally responsive teaching that encourages all students.
  • Commitment to community service and outreach work.
  • Capability to teach children and adults of all abilities is a plus.
  • Have reliable transportation and a valid Driver's License.
  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish is strongly encouraged. Fluency in Creole, also a plus.
  • Knowledge and comfort with virtual learning, data entry software, Microsoft Office and Outlook, and Altru (preferred but can be trained on the job).

What's next?

Help us learn about you by submitting a complete and thoughtful application, which includes a letter of interest, your resume and letter(s) of recommendation. Email applications to: [email protected].

The Norton Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer and celebrates a diverse team of talented and dedicated staff, docents, and volunteers. We welcome and encourage individual of all backgrounds to apply, especially those from traditionally underrepresented groups in the museum field who support the goal of promoting inclusive and accessible museums. 

Assistant Registrar (Full Time Non- Exempt)

JOB SUMMARY: The Assistant Registrar reports to the Senior Registrar & Collections Manager (SRCM) and supports the efforts to manage the care and stewardship of the Norton Museum’s collection and loans, accounting for 10,000+ objects. The position provides essential administrative support to the SRCM while also working closely with the Director of Curatorial Operations & Research (DCOR), Curators, Curatorial Assistant, Head of Exhibition Design & Installation (HEDI), and Art Handlers. The Assistant Registrar supports the facilitation of 10-15 exhibitions a year, spanning the Museum’s five collecting areas: American, Chinese, Contemporary, European, and Photography. Further, the role works in tandem with the SRCM in their tasks to oversee the care, preservation, and risk management of the Museum’s holdings, ensuring that the collections are available for current and future visitors.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Collection Management Support

  • Assists the SRCM with all efforts relating to the physical care, receipt, movement, accessioning, documentation, and storage of objects acquired for the Museum collections as well as any other objects entering or exiting the building.
  • Works with the DCOR and SRCM to develop and enforce policies and procedures pertaining to the acquisition, management, and dispositions of collection.
  • Works with the DCOR, SRCM, HEDI, and Facilities Director to ensure the most secure environment possible for the collection. When necessary, also consults with the Security and Visitor Experience teams to ensure all artwork is protected and documented in the event of visitor interaction.
  • Works in close collaboration with the DCOR, SRCM, HEDI, and art handlers to oversee the safe installation of all art.
  • Assists the SRCM in efforts to support the DCOR, Curators, HEDI in the organization and planning of installation schedules for temporary and permanent installations.
  • In the acquisition of works of art, serves as the secondary point of contact for donors, galleries, and artists to schedule the packing and shipping of art as well as object documentation, upon its arrival. • Under the supervision of the SRCM, creates and maintains (manual and digital) records and documents that pertain to collection and loaned objects including, but not limited to, legal documents, accession records, object files, loan forms, condition reports, insurance certificates, shipping notification forms, donor information, tax forms, exhibition bond notices and special CITES licenses when needed for special exhibition material.
  • Under the supervision of the SRCM, works with the DCOR, Curators, and Curatorial Assistant to update records as needed with new-found information or research pertaining to artworks including new artist, title, or date attributions, updated label copy, new publications references, and exhibition histories.
  • Supports the SRCM with all logistics to photograph collection and loaned artworks, including individual object photography and installation photography of special exhibitions, installations, and permanent galleries, when needed.
  • Serves as the main museum representative for fulfilling external image requests which includes preparing rights and reproduction contracts and securing payments.
  • Assists the SRCM with inventories of collections, including spot inventories.
  • When necessary, travels with loans and exhibitions as both a domestic and international courier to oversee installations and deinstallations of exhibitions at other institutions.
  • For additional safety precautions, works closely with the SRCM to execute art-related hurricane preparedness and potentially serves as on-site curatorial presence during the storm or serves as first back-up after storm dissipates.
  • When necessary, works under the supervision of the SRCM and curators on projects related to deaccessioning works from the collection which includes pulling TMS reports/checklists, updating electronic and hard object records, arranging for the packing and shipping of deaccessioned objects to external location.

Administrative Support

  • When directed, contracts for outside services related to art conservation, rigging, packing, shipping, and insurance.
  • Supports the SRCM in the researching estimates that determine the annual exhibition and department budgets.
  • Supports the SRCM in all matters pertaining to the Museum’s fine art insurance and its annual renewal.
  • Monitors and orders storage and conservation supplies.
  • Supports the SRCM in updating the AAM facility report.
  • When needed, fulfills internal and external inquiries about the Norton Collection and archives.
  • Supports the start-up efforts to digitize the Museum’s collection for the Norton’s website, including the thorough review of photography needs and object records with SRCM, DCOR, Curators, and Curatorial Assistant and updating details as necessary to ensure accuracy.
  • Exhibition Planning & Loans 
  • Works in close collaboration with the SRCM, DCOR and Curatorial staff to realize exhibitions and installations of works from the collection, as well as loans and touring exhibitions, including the coordination between partnering venues.
  • Transports artworks to the framer for matting and special framing and supports the SRCM with completing the housing of all other works that are matted and placed in the Museum’s inventory of ready-frames.
  • Works with SRCM to support the DCOR and Curators on checklists, loan requirements, and preparation of loan forms.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA in Fine Art, Art History or Museum Studies, or a closely related discipline is preferred; professional experience in a comparable setting will also be seriously considered.
  • 1 – 2 years of museum experience, 2-3 years preferred, where the above responsibilities were an integral part of the candidate’s role with a clear understanding of best curatorial and registration practices.
  • Excellent proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneDrive), Box, Adobe Creative Suite, Zoom, and The Museum System (TMS).
  • Familiarity with copyright law within the visual arts and extensive experience in managing rights and reproductions.
  • Experience organizing and supervising domestic and international shipments.
  • Knowledge of American Association of Museum’s Code of Ethics as well as the Collecting Guidelines for museums and current museum standards and best practices in registration and collection management.
  • Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple projects with strict deadlines in a team setting.
  • Proactive and positive attitude with ability to work well with Museum staff, board members, donors, lenders, volunteers, and the public.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and solves problems strategically and creatively.
  • Functions independently and to be flexible for interruptions and changing priorities.
  • Willing to work beyond normal working hours, on weekends and remain accessible when away from the museum so requirements of this position can be fulfilled.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • To meet the requirements of this position, the candidate will walk, climb, and lift throughout the workday.
  • Able to lift, push, pull, move equipment, and supplies up to 40 pounds.
  • Able to travel domestically and internationally for Museum business as needed.

For immediate consideration, please send an email with your resume, cover letter and references to: [email protected] No telephone calls please.

The Norton Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer and celebrates a diverse team of talented and dedicated staff, docents, and volunteers.

Research shows that women and individuals from underrepresented backgrounds often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that an applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a given role. Therefore, if much of this job description describes you, then you are highly encouraged to apply for this role.

IT Specialist (Full Time- Non-Exempt)

IT Specialist (Full Time- Non-Exempt)

JOB SUMMARY: The IT Specialist provides first level technical support to users concerning hardware, software, and networking problems; escalates system problems to IT Director as necessary. The Specialist provides support and assistance to the IT Director in the management of the network and server infrastructure of the Norton. The Specialist will be responsible for managing the daily duties of the Director of IT when the Director is out of the office for any reason.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Timely response to routine IT Help Desk requests and support tickets from staff
  • Set up workstations with computers and necessary peripheral devices
  • Check computer hardware to ensure functionality
  • Install and configure appropriate software and functions according to specifications
  • Provide orientation and guidance to users on how to operate new software and computer equipment
  • Perform troubleshooting to diagnose and resolve problems
  • Assisting the IT Director with:
    • Monitoring daily operations of network and server infrastructure
    • Aligning IT infrastructure with current and future business requirements and goals
    • Evaluating risk and developing network recovery and backup processes
    • Assessing and purchasing new and replacement hardware
    • Implementing security of the network, data, and its storage and communication systems
    • Other duties as assigned including assisting with AV duties during busy periods.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate degree in computer science, data processing, or related field
  • Three to five years of computer support experience, or a combination of education and experience commensurate with the requirements of this position
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Windows, MAC OS and Microsoft Office 365
  • Familiarity with Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Active Directory, MFA, Cisco ASA, WLC and UCS.
  • Familiarity with VoIP. SAN, NAS, EMC and IDPA.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and perform routine maintenance on computers and peripheral equipment
  • Ability to communicate information in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments
  • Will need to be on call after hours and on weekends to address any network issues.

For immediate consideration, please send an email with your resume, cover letter and references to: [email protected] No telephone calls please.

The Norton Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer and celebrates a diverse team of talented and dedicated staff, docents, and volunteers.

Research shows that women and individuals from underrepresented backgrounds often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that an applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a given role. Therefore, if much of this job description describes you, then you are highly encouraged to apply for this role.

Membership Assistant- Part Time (Temporary)

The Membership Assistant provides support to the Membership department with administrative duties related to managing an engaging the Membership program, extending to our General Membership, Young Friends, and Norton Circle. The Membership Assistant duties will help with roles such as fulfillment needs for new and renewing members, answering phone calls and emails related to Membership, assisting with event logistics, and ensuring that data entered in the Museum’s database is accurate and reflects our constituent’s records correctly. Additional support for the Development Department may be required.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for gift entry for Membership dues and maintaining constituent records in Altru; provide additional support to Department with gift entry and tracking for annual fund, major gifts and other revenue.
  • Prepare fulfillment materials for Membership mailings, including new, rejoining and upgrading memberships. Print and mail acknowledgement letters and corresponding collateral for each level. Provide additional support to Development team with acknowledgements and mailings, as needed.
  • Work alongside the Reservations Desk to answer General Membership hotline and email correspondence.
  • Handle donation requests from various organizations.
  • Coordinate and produce materials required to support the scheduled programs and functions of Membership, such as creating agendas, supplemental materials, invitations, and webforms for programming.
  • Monitor RSVPs for Membership-related programs such as: Member Insights, ArtSpeaks, and other events throughout the season.
  • Organize logistics for Membership programs such as catering, florals, photography, valet, etc.
  • Collaborate with Special Events for VIP events and manage the Membership event calendar.
  • Other projects and duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • BA is required.
  • Excellent written, verbal and communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including database management. Proficiency with Blackbaud donor management software is preferred.
  • Organized, self-motivated, analytical, creative, and detail-oriented
  • Enthusiastic and outgoing personality that can exhibit a high level of professionalism and customer service, 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.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, working with minimal supervision
  • Flexible schedule and ability and willingness to work nights and weekends, as needed.

For immediate consideration, please send an email with your resume, cover letter and references to: [email protected].

Research shows that women and individuals from underrepresented backgrounds often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that an applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a given role. Therefore, if much of this job description describes you, then you are highly encouraged to apply for this role.

The Norton Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer and celebrates a diverse team of talented staff and volunteers.

School and Teacher Programs Intern (Paid)

The Norton Museum of Art School Programs Internship is a paid, part-time, position that provides one undergraduate, recent graduate, or graduate student the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in School and Teacher Programs in a museum while working with a team of museum professionals. Application deadline is December 16th, 2021.

Internship Dates:  

January 24th, 2022-May 5th, 2022

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the check-in and logistics of daily school tours such as greeting schools at the bus drop off location, walking students into the Museum and collecting lunches.
  • Prepare art supplies for Extended Tour art activities (art workshops).
  • Teach Extended Tours to students in the Museum’s classrooms.
  • Prepare the Virtual Tour cart for school tours.
  • Assist with the Virtual Tour Cart during school tours.
  • Train and teach a Virtual School Tour at the end of the internship.
  • Conduct outreach to local schools, including home schools, via online research and cold calling in order to build e-mail lists for programs.
  • Assist School and Teacher Programs Coordinator in organizing and collecting artwork and exhibition materials for the Marden Community Gallery student exhibition.
  • Assist in the planning of the Marden Community Gallery student exhibition opening.

Skills

  • Enthusiasm for working with K-12 students and teachers
  • Interest in art education and/or teaching
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Detail-orientated and organized
  • Ability to maintain a professional and courteous manner in a fast-paced environment

Required commitment

Part-time 16 hours each week. Office hours are flexible to accommodate candidate’s schedule, but must be available at least two mornings a week.

Eligibility and Terms

The program is open to college juniors, seniors, recent graduates, and graduate students. Preferred majors include art history, art education, education or communications with a strong interest in non-profit organizations and the arts. This is a paid internship.

Internship Application Materials

Applications must include all materials listed below to be considered. Application deadline December 16th2021.

Please email the following to Meredith Gregory, Director of School and Teacher Programs, at [email protected].

A cover letter, no more than 500 words. Please explain your interest in the Norton Museum of Art and this Internship. Briefly state your goals and objectives in obtaining this internship and how this experience may inform your career plans or interests.

Resume: Please include contact information, internship and work experiences, a list of relevant academic courses, and language skills.
Unofficial college transcript.
Two letters of recommendation from academic or professional references: Letters must include the candidate’s name and the recommender’s name, job title, company/organization, email address, and phone number.

Qualified applicants will be contacted for interviews. Please no telephone inquiries. The Norton Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer.

The Norton Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer and celebrates a diverse team of talented and dedicated staff, docents, and volunteers. 

Research shows that women and individuals from underrepresented backgrounds often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that an applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a given role. Therefore, if much of this job description describes you, then you are highly encouraged to apply for this role.

Lead Maintenance Technician(Full Time – NON-EXEMPT)

JOB SUMMARY: The Lead Maintenance Technician will support the Building Operations Manager in maintaining all facilities, including maintenance of equipment, along with assisting vendors, contractors and janitorial services. This position will also be responsible to fulfill the duties of the Building Operations Manager when they are out of the office as well as being a part of the hurricane team that stays onsite in the event of storm watch/warnings.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for monitoring, inspecting and troubleshooting all HVAC equipment and controls, and providing reports of status to Building Operations Manager.
  • Perform minor repairs related to electrical, plumbing and commercial HVAC equipment.
  • Monitor, adjust and maintain proper climate control set points using the Building Automated System.
  • Create, maintain and archive trend reports for galleries, and provide to Registrar as needed.
  • Check and replace burnt out light bulbs and ballasts.
  • Assist janitorial crew with the overall cleaning of all areas of the NMA facility, including bathrooms, galleries, offices, store, support spaces, public spaces, building exterior and sidewalks.
  • Prepare and paint all surfaces throughout the NMA facility, as indicated by a maintenance schedule or the Building Operations Manager.
  • Assist with the general maintenance of exterior spaces including parking lot and garden.
  • Perform light carpentry work as requested.
  • Change HVAC filters and maintain a log indicating date filters were changed.
  • Routinely check facility for potential general maintenance problems and correct them. This includes mechanical function of all maintenance equipment.
  • Report any irregular activity in facility to the Building Operations Manager.
  • Communicate with all staff and visitors in a clear, efficient, and effective manner utilizing the appropriate tool, including computers, phones and CB radios.
  • Assist other staff with setup and breakdown of tables and chairs for events.
  • Assist with the overall security and safety of the property, its contents and staff and visitors.
  • Assist contractors performing maintenance work in the facility.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  Commercial HVAC experience preferred. Including chillers, boilers and cooling towers.
  • Experience with Building Automated Systems for climate control.
  • Operate general maintenance equipment, including drills, saws, hand tools, table saw, drill press, ladders/lifts, motorized/manual forklifts, vacuum cleaners, extractor, buffer, wet mop, and brooms in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Must be proficient in computer in Windows environment.
  • Good communication and proactive customer service skills.
  • Experience in appliance repairs and plumbing.
  • Minor carpentry and electrical knowledge preferable.

REQUIREMENTS:

 Five day/40 hour per week schedule which may include weekend.

  • Must be available on-call.
  • Must be able to work some nights/weekends for special events. 

For immediate consideration, please send an email with your resume, cover letter and references to: [email protected]. No telephone calls please.

 The Norton Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer and celebrates a diverse team of talented and dedicated staff, docents, and volunteers. 

Research shows that women and individuals from underrepresented backgrounds often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that an applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a given role. Therefore, if much of this job description describes you, then you are highly encouraged to apply for this role.


Must be proficient in computer in Windows environment.•Good communication and proactive customer service skills.•Experience in HVAC and plumbing. •Minor carpentry and electrical knowledge preferable.REQUIREMENTS:•Five day/40 hour per week schedule which may include weekend.•Must be available on-call.•Must be able to work some nights/weekends for special events.The Norton Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer and celebrates a diverse team of talented and dedicated staff, docents, and volunteers. Research shows that women and individuals from underrepresented backgrounds often apply to jobs only if theymeet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that an applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a given role. Therefore, if much of this job description describes you, then you are highly encouraged to apply for this role. 
uter in Windows environment.•Good communication and proactive customer service skills.•Experience in HVAC and plumbing. •Minor carpentry and electrical knowledge preferable.REQUIREMENTS:•Five day/40 hour per week schedule which may include weekend.•Must be available on-call.•Must be able to work some nights/weekends for special events.The Norton Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer and celebrates a diverse team of talented and dedicated staff, docents, and volunteers. Research shows that women and individuals from underrepresented backgrounds often apply to jobs only if theymeet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that an applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a given role. Therefore, if much of this job description describes you, then you are highly encouraged to apply for this role.

Part-Time Security Officers (Seasonal)

The Museum is seeking part-time seasonal Security Officers.

The Security Officer is responsible for the security of the Museum, ensuring the safety of visitors and staff including giving informative answers to visitors and/or staff and observing and promptly reporting any irregularities.

Major Responsibilities: 

  • Safeguard the museum’s artwork in and outside the museum galleries.
  • Safeguard the physical plant and assets through the use of effective security patrols.
  • Understand all museum procedures and assist contractors, visitors and staff.
  • Conduct yourself in a welcoming, pleasant manner when greeting or speaking with Museum visitors.
  • Work closely with the Visitor Experience staff when encountering a problem in the Museum galleries or public spaces.
  • Officer must be able to follow directions and react quickly during emergency situations.
  • Provide timely and accurate information to the security Supervisor on unusual conditions or situations.
  • Speak clearly over a two-way radio and be understood by other members of the staff.
  • Officer must be able to work effectively and courteously with diverse groups of visitors and staff.
  • Routinely completes daily patrol schedule for areas assigned within time frequency provided.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Security Supervisor.
  • Conduct oneself in the best interest of the Museum.
  • Available to work until 10 pm on Fridays or later during special events.

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • State Security License preferred. (Knowledge of security and safety procedures)
  • Ability to read, write, and speak fluent English, and follow written and oral instructions.
  • Officers must be able to stand or walk a patrol 3 – 4 or more hours per shift.
  • Demonstrate ability to act courteous and professional with contractors and staff.
  • Able to work outside in the elements.
  • Able to work until 10 pm on Fridays or later when necessary.
  • Officers must be able to communicate clearly, effectively, and professionally with visitors and staff by radio.

For immediate consideration, please send an email with your resume, references, and cover letter to: [email protected]

The Norton Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Research shows that women and individuals from underrepresented backgrounds often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that an applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a given role. Therefore, if much of this job description describes you, then you are highly encouraged to apply for this role.

The Norton Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer.

The Norton Museum of Art COVID-19 Policies

MASKS REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES


The health and safety of our guests is a top priority for the Norton Museum. Beginning October 1, 2021, guests (ages 12+) visiting the Norton Museum of Art will be required to show proof of a negative COVID-19 professionally administered PCR test taken within 72 hours; or a negative COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test conducted within 24 hours; OR voluntarily show proof of COVID-19 vaccination (together with a valid photo ID for ages 18+). 
"At-home” COVID-19 tests are not accepted. Professionally administered tests only.

Masks are required at all times regardless of negative tests or vaccination status,
except when visiting the Museum Garden or while actively eating or drinking in The Restaurant or Great Hall

This policy is based on guidance and recommendations issued by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and other authoritative or controlling government-issued health standards.

See all our detailed COVID-19 Protocols

If you are unable to visit us in person, please visit The Norton Channel for a wide range of virtual resources, activities, and programs that you can enjoy from home.

For the most up-to-date information from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), click here. 

For a list of free vaccination sites, please click here.