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

The Norton Museum of Art is seeking excellent candidates for the role of the Glenn W. & Cornelia T. Bailey Senior Curator of Contemporary Art. 

This individual will be an energetic, captivating, and dynamic curator with deep connections to emerging and established national and international contemporary artists, who can attract compelling, cutting-edge exhibitions to continue the strengthen the national reputation of the Museum’s collection and exhibition program and bring them to a level of international acclaim.

The Museum’s permanent collection consists of more than 8,200 artworks across five collecting areas: American, Chinese, Contemporary, European, and Photography. Overseeing the Contemporary Collection, consisting of approximately 950 objects, the Glenn W. & Cornelia T. Bailey Senior Curator of Contemporary Art is responsible for developing a relevant program of innovative, original exhibitions in collaboration with LCE and Marketing & Communications.

The Glenn W. & Cornelia T. Bailey Senior 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. 

The Glenn W. & Cornelia T. Bailey Senior Curator of Contemporary Art will collaborate with the Director & CEO, Chief Development Officer, and colleagues in Development to generate financial support of contemporary art through donor visits and grant and foundation applications, as well as to develop, expand, and sustain the Contemporary and Modern Art Council (CMAC), one of four collector groups at the Norton that consists of sophisticated collectors and enthusiasts who expect appealing programming that engages the vast and significant collectors in this community.

The Glenn W. & Cornelia T. Bailey Senior Curator of Contemporary Art must be able to suggest, create, and conduct engaging programming through professional connections and propose adventurous ideas with LCE and Marketing & Communications colleagues.

The individual in this position must be familiar with requirements and approximate costs to realize exhibitions and be able to complete projects on time and within budgets, being accountable to the DCO&R on these matters. Additionally, they must be familiar with expenses associated with special installation requirements, honoraria, artist fees, and transportation.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

In the following areas, the Glenn W. & Cornelia T. Bailey Senior Curator of Contemporary Art will:

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:

Strong candidates for the Glenn W. & Cornelia T. Bailey Senior Curator of Contemporary Art position will possess:

  • 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.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

CONTACT

Koya Partners, the executive search firm that specializes in mission-driven search, has been exclusively retained for this engagement. Naree W. S. Viner and Tenley Bank of Koya Partners are the search team for this assignment. To express interest in this role please submit your materials directly to Tenley at [email protected]. All inquiries and discussions will be considered strictly confidential.

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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 Senior Curator of Photography (Full Time - Exempt)

The Norton Museum of Art is seeking excellent candidates for the role of William and Sarah Ross Soter Senior Curator of Photography. 

This individual will be an energetic, captivating, and dynamic curator with a strong base of knowledge in photographic history and deep connections to emerging and contemporary photographers and artists working in new media, to continue the strengthen the national reputation of the Museum’s collection and exhibition program and bring them to a level of international acclaim.

The Museum’s permanent collection consists of more than 8,200 artworks across five collecting areas: American, Chinese, Contemporary, European, and Photography. The bulk of the Photography Collection dates from the late 19th century to today, but the core of the collection centers on a gift from Baroness Jeane von Oppenheim. The gift helped establish the collection in 2000 after the Baroness gifted nearly 800 objects in 1998. Overseeing the Photography Collection, consisting of approximately 4,600 images, the William and Sarah Ross Soter Senior Curator of Photography is responsible for developing a relevant program of innovative and original exhibitions, in collaboration with LCE and Marketing & Communications.

The William and Sarah Ross Soter Senior 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, inclusive of works by emerging and contemporary artists, 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.

The William and Sarah Ross Soter Senior Curator of Photography will collaborate with the Director & CEO, the Chief Development Officer, and colleagues in Development to generate financial support of photography and related media through donor visits and grant and foundation applications; as well as working to develop, expand, and sustain the Photography Committee, one of four collector groups at the Norton that consists of sophisticated collectors and enthusiasts who expect appealing programming that engages the vast and significant collectors in this community.

The William and Sarah Ross Soter Senior Curator of Photography must be able to suggest, create, and conduct engaging programming through professional connections and propose adventurous ideas with LCE and Marketing & Communications colleagues. 

The individual in this position must be familiar with requirements and approximate costs to realize exhibitions and be able to complete projects on time and within budgets, being accountable to the DCO&R on these matters. Additionally, they must be familiar with expenses associated with special installation requirements, honoraria, artist fees, and transportation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

In the following areas, the William and Sarah Ross Soter Senior Curator of Photography will:

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:

Strong candidates for the William and Sarah Ross Soter Senior Curator of Photography position will possess:

  • 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.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Contact

Koya Partners, the executive search firm that specializes in mission-driven search, has been exclusively retained for this engagement. Naree W. S. Viner and Tenley Bank of Koya Partners are the search team for this assignment. To express interest in this role please submit your materials directly to Tenley at [email protected]. All inquiries and discussions will be considered strictly confidential.

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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 People & IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access) (Full-time - Exempt)

We are seeking a dynamic Director of People & IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access) to join our museum team. They are responsible for the management of the museum’s Human Resources function, including developing and executing effective strategies to attract, develop, reward, and retain employees.

The role is responsible for the management of the Museum’s Human Resources function, including developing and executing effective strategies to attract, develop, reward, and retain employees. In addition, they will lead the development and implementation of the Museum’s IDEA initiatives.

An effective and collaborative team member with outstanding communication skills, the Director of People & IDEA will report directly to the Director/CEO and work in close partnership with other senior team members, to cultivate, reinforce, and safeguard the organizational culture to ensure a highly engaged and productive staff.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Talent Acquisition 

  • Define and lead talent sourcing strategy to recruit talented and diverse candidates for roles at the museum.
  • Work with hiring managers to understand resource needs and develop job descriptions.
  • Facilitate the hiring process for all open positions, in partnership with the relevant hiring manager.
  • Oversee training for hiring managers (including interview best practice, guidelines for implementing a fair and inclusive process, etc.).

 Talent Development 

  • Oversee performance management system, guiding managers through the complete performance management process including taking accountability of the process, goal setting, providing ongoing feedback to staff, recommendations for turning feedback into development actions and PIP (performance improvement process) up to and including terminations if necessary.
  • Manage new hire onboarding process which incorporates education about the museum, creates connections to support cross functional collaboration, and sets the tone for a professional, inclusive, and productive workplace.
  • Responsible for providing coaching to all managers related to developing effective leadership skills.
  • Facilitate manager and staff training in support of professional and career development within the museum.

 IDEA, Culture, and Engagement 

  • Work with Director/CEO, Board Diversity Committee and Staff Diversity Committee to implement the museum’s IDEA (inclusion, diversity, equity, and access) initiatives.
  • In collaboration with Chief Marketing & Communications Officer support initiatives and opportunities to promote internal communication, teamwork, and collaboration.
  • Periodically conduct employee check-ins, surveys or other approaches to ensure an understanding of the employee experience and work environment.

 HR, Benefits and Payroll Administration 

  • Responsible for the design and oversight of the museum's benefit programs and management of external carrier relationships.
  • Responsible for overseeing bi-weekly payroll process and maintenance of all employee payroll records.
  • Maintain and update as needed all Human Resource policies and procedures including Employee Handbook.
  • Meet with Director/CEO and CFO at least annually to conduct compensation analysis and benchmarking for Norton pay rates within nonprofit sector.
  • Develop and recommend annual benefits strategy to ensure the museum is offering a comprehensive benefits package to staff.

Qualifications

  • 10+ years’ experience in Human Resources
  • Skilled in executing Human Resource core processes in areas including recruitment, talent development, employee engagement, compensation, performance management, benefits, payroll, and diversity and inclusion.
  • Proven ability to develop relationships and establish trust across diverse groups internal and external to the museum.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • 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.
  • Bachelor's degree required. Master’s degree a plus.
  • SHRM certification a plus

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.

Director of Security (Full Time - Exempt)

JOB SUMMARY: 

The Director of Security is responsible for the overall security and safety of the staff, collections, and visitors of the Norton Museum of Art and its campus, which includes the garden, Cranesnest Way houses and parking lot. The Director provides leadership to security department staff and proactively consults with all departments on proper security methods, procedures. In addition, the Director is responsible for strong collaboration with the Director of Museum Experience and Director of Retail Operations to provide all visitors to the Museum with an outstanding experience based on the seamless interactions between Security, Visitor Experience and the Store.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leadership of security department in harmony with organizational mission and culture.
  • Proactively address dynamic security challenges with vision.
  • Provide effective staff development, coaching, performance management and accountability designed to achieve optimum results.
  • Propose and manage the annual departmental security budget as well as invoice review and approval.
  • Develop well-coordinated disaster and emergency response programs for all areas, special exhibitions, and events.
  • Coordinate organization-wide drills, tests and exercises relating to security and life-safety programs and practices.
  • Work closely with Director of Museum Experience and Director of Retail Operations to create a welcoming museum environment for all visitors including seamless interactions across Visitor Experience, Store and Security staff.
  • Work closely with Human Resources in the selection and hiring of security staff.
  • Provide oversight and have a thorough understanding of the museum’s security systems; both access-control and electronic security monitoring.
  • Collaborate with Director of IT on cyber security prevention and respond to and investigate any potential issues.
  • Manage the maintenance and any installation and repair of these security systems and maintain database and archives to ensure compliance with museum policies and industry best practices regarding access to collections storage areas, and other secure spaces and buildings.
  • Manage the performance and documentation of maintenance and certification tests of security, access control, fire protection/detection, and alarm systems.
  • Work closely with the Exhibitions department to analyze and identify specific security requirements (staffing and technology), and budgets for permanent and changing exhibitions, galleries, and individual objects.
  • Work closely with the Director of Facilities to ensure that the museum complies with insurance, accreditation, loan, and other mandated security standards or requirements. Establish and maintain strong working relationships with local and state police, fire and emergency management agencies.
  • Respond to off-hour emergency situations as required.
  • Create and facilitate the museum’s Threat Management Group.
  • Screen and liaise with external security personnel accompanying guests or contracted to work at museum events.
  • Develop appropriate security officer post areas specific to the requirements of gallery layouts, exhibits, functions, and special events.
  • Perform or assign regular and random off hour visits to ensure strict compliance with security policies and high-quality performance standards during private and museum special functions.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in security management, criminal justice or another applicable field required.
  • 7+ years progressively responsible management experience in security for a campus-based institution or public law enforcement. Museum experience a plus.  
  • Florida Security Officer or Private Investigator License, preferably both, required
  • Ability to think, communicate clearly and act quickly in emergency/life threatening situations.
  • Demonstrated leadership with the ability to work across functional boundaries; build consensus; and drive results.
  • Demonstrated strong organizational development skills.
  • A high degree of attention to detail.
  • Proven education, training, and experience in facilitating training, managing, and mentoring of staff.
  • Excellent problem-solving and strategic-planning skills.
  • Mature judgement and decision-making in a changing, forward-thinking operating and visitor focused environment.
  • A high degree of patience, good humor, and fortitude in managing relationships with various parties; including other departments, guests, neighbors and neighborhood associations, and external partners.
  • Demonstrated ability to forge mutually respectful and effective relationships with a diverse group of personalities.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Must pass stringent background investigation qualifying for Norton’s highest security clearance.
  • Weekend, some evening, and on-call work is required.

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

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

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.

Security Officer (Full Time & Part Time, Non-Exempt)

JOB SUMMARY: 

The security officer is responsible for the overall security and safety of the visitors, staff, collections, and visitors of the Norton Museum of Art and its campus, which includes the garden, Cranesnest Way houses and parking lot. This includes providing excellent customer service to our visitors, staff, and contractors in a friendly, respectful manner, observing and reporting any irregularities.

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Safeguard the museum’s artwork in and outside the museum galleries.
  • Safeguard the physical plant and assets using 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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of security and safety procedures
  • Ability to read, write, and speak fluent English, and follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, effectively, and professionally with visitors and staff.
  • Ability to stand or walk a patrol 7 or more hours per shift.
  • Demonstrate ability to act courteous and professional with visitors, staff, and contractors.
  • Able to work outside in the elements.
  • Able to work until 10 pm on Fridays or later when necessary.

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

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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.

HR Administrative Assistant Full-time (Temporary, Non-Exempt)

Job Purpose

The HR Administrative Assistant will assist with the day-to-day HR operations, compensation and benefits, training, and recruitment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Support HR with maintaining employee records and entering/updating information into the HRIS (Paycom)
  • Assist with data entry of all information required to process the payroll; new hires, terminations, status changes, pay items, and ensuring authorization and accuracy of data.
  • Assists with applicable employee benefits plan enrollments and life status changes including terminations with providers.
  • Assists with year-end employee tax reporting process including creation of W-2 forms.
  • Assists with other related clerical duties such as photocopying, faxing, filing, and organization of office.
  • Create and post job descriptions and review resumes.
  • Pre-screen and interview candidates for open positions.
  • Help with coordination of employee events and monthly meetings
  • Assist with power points, excel reports, and presentations for HR
  • Assist with tracking and report trends regarding training, safety, attendance etc.
  • Assists in the ordering, receiving, stocking and distribution of office supplies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of payroll processing, employee benefits and applicable laws.
  • Experience with Paycom preferred.
  • Minimum 1-3 years of related work experience in HR with experience in recruitment, preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite particularly Excel or similar software.

Physical Requirements

  • The person in this position must be able move about inside and outside the office; to frequently communicate with managers and employees, ability to access and operate computer and other office equipment; and ability to lift, move or carry up to ten (10) pounds.

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.

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.

AV Technician (Part Time- Seasonal)

JOB SUMMARY: The AV Technician provides audio visual support to the many events such as meetings, lectures, concerts, etc. occurring at the Museum. The AV Technician has as primary responsibilities to set up and install equipment such as microphones, sound speakers, video screens, projectors, video monitors, recording equipment, connecting wires and cables, sound and mixing boards for events and functions such as concerts, meetings, presentations, lectures.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Set up and operate sound equipment.
  • Work meeting or event organizer to establish cues and directions.
  • Set up and operate sound equipment.
  • Monitor sound feeds to ensure quality.
  • Ensure equipment is installed according to designated layout.
  • Test and resolve equipment issues.
  • Diagnose and correct media system problems.
  • Coordinate audio feeds with television images.
  • Clean audio and video equipment and store properly.
  • Ensure the safe transfer and shipment of equipment.
  • Perform duties on location.
  • Work with controlled lighting systems.
  • Mixing live music/bands.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School/GED
  • Three to five years’ experience in the audio/visual field, experience in a museum setting a plus.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Able to troubleshoot and problem solve.
  • Good collaboration skills, strong team player.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.
  • Must be available for nights and weekends to attend 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.

Summer 2022 Internship Program (Paid)

ApplyThe Norton Museum of Art Summer Internship Program provides four undergraduate students the opportunity to gain practical art museum experience, engage in intellectual discourse, and develop professional skills. Throughout the seven-week program summer interns will:

  • Work in departments throughout the Museum based on departmental needs.
  • Lead tours through Museum special exhibitions and the Museum Collection.
  • Participate in meetings with art world professionals and visit regional arts institutions.
  • Engage in weekly readings, writing assignments, and discussions of current art historical and museum studies issues.

Terms and Eligibility

The program is open to undergraduates at any accredited U.S. college or university, and to those who have earned a B.A. degree within the past year, but are not currently enrolled in graduate school. All applicants must have successfully completed at least two college-level courses in art history.

Interns will be paid and receive housing in West Palm Beach, FL.

Internship Dates: June 13, 2022 – July 29, 2022

Application Deadline: April 1, 2022

Applications must include all materials listed below. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Application materials will not be returned. 

  • Norton Museum of Art Intern Application – Download here
  • A typewritten personal statement of no more than 500 words
  • Two letters of recommendation from academic or professional references
    • Letters must be sealed and signed across the flap by the recommender. Letters can be sent with your application or separately for receipt by April 1, 2022
  • Resume
  • Official college transcript

All internship applications should be mailed to:

Norton Museum of Art
Kate Faulkner, Director of Public Programs
1450 S Dixie Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

For more information, contact the Kate Faulkner, Director of Public Programs at [email protected]

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The Norton Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer.

CDC COVID-19 Community Level for Palm Beach County: LOW

MASKS ENCOURAGED BUT NOT REQUIRED
NEGATIVE TESTS OR PROOF OF COVID-19 VACCINATION NOT REQUIRED
TEMPERATURE TAKING NOT REQUIRED

The following general policies are in effect immediately and will remain so while Palm Beach County’s Community Level remains LOW:

  • Masks are optional, but encouraged, for all guests visiting the Norton. Masks are provided upon request. All Norton staff will continue to wear masks.
  • Temperature taking is voluntary upon entering the Museum
  • A negative COVID test (or optional presentation of proof of vaccination) is not required for admission to the Museum.

Please note that the Norton’s COVID-19 policies remain subject to change as circumstances evolve. Visit norton.org/covid-19 for the most up-to-date information. 

The Museum will continue to conduct heightened cleaning and sanitation and will continue to provide masks to visitors who request them.

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

For the most up-to-date information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), click here.
View daily updates on the CDC's COVID Data Tracker here.
To view the CDC’s COVID by County map, click here.
If you are unable to visit us in person, please visit The Norton Channel for a wide range of virtual resources, activities, and programs.

Know before you go!
The health and safety of our guests is a top priority for the Norton Museum.