Current Employment Opportunities:
- Manager of Outreach Programs
Manager of Outreach Programs
The Florida Holocaust Museum is seeking an experienced museum education professional to co-create and manage innovative and engaging programs and resources for educators and students throughout the state of Florida. Reporting to the Curator of Education & Director of Research, Manager of Outreach Programs has the following responsibilities:
- Work closely with the Curator of Education & Director of Research and the museum’s curatorial and education staff to develop historically accurate and highly engaging on- and off-site programs that help Florida educators meet the Holocaust Education Mandate as well as state and national curriculum standards
- Supervise and facilitate Speak Up, Speak Now!® program
- Provide curriculum updates for teaching trunks and The FHM website that utilize historical thinking strategies, object-based learning and other museum education best practices.
- Develop collaborative partnerships with teachers and administrators in multiple school districts
- Schedule and facilitate workshops and presentations across Florida
- Work with private and religious schools
- Conduct program evaluation, including the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data and participant feedback.
- Assist in the research and development of funding proposals for school, teacher and docent programs.
- Bachelor’s degree in Education, History, Museum Education, Museum Studies or closely-related field required; Master’s degree in Education and/or teacher certification preferred.
- Minimum of 3 – 5 years of experience at a museum, historic house, or other education setting, planning and implementing relevant and creative museum education programs for K–12 students and teachers.
- Strong knowledge of the K-12 school environment, current theories and practices of object-based museum learning,
- Strong experience with applying Florida Standards
- Excellent research, analytical, writing, and presentation skills.
- Experience with project and personnel management and program evaluation.
- Must be capable of undertaking multiple projects simultaneously and balancing long- and short-term priorities, with equal attention to big-picture goals and small logistical details.
- Experience working with school districts and school curricula.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
- Ability to work effectively and diplomatically with Museum staff, patrons, and representatives of schools and other community-based organizations.
- A collaborative, energetic, pro-active work style.
- Ability to see, speak and hear clearly, and lift 25 pounds.
- Some travel required.
Resumes with cover letter should be sent to: email@example.com
No phone calls regarding position. Candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted via email.
Current Internship Opportunities:
- Public Relations Department
- Exhibitions and Collections Department
- Development/Membership Department
Public Relations/Marketing Intern
The Florida Holocaust Museum is seeking a public relations/marketing intern for the Fall 2017 and/or Spring 2018 semester.
The Public Relations Intern will assist the Marketing Communications Specialist with tasks related to marketing and media relations.
Supports Public Relations/Marketing in the following areas:
•Coordinate Museum’s newsletter.
•Assist in special events coordination, from beginning to end; selecting venue, set up and break down of the room, prepare programs/agendas, assemble gift packages.
•Assist with designing and layout of program/event invitations.
•Maintain and update media and VIP lists in database.
•Prepare bulk mailings, press releases and press kits.
•Organize and maintain Museum-related news articles and photographs.
•Perform other duties as required.
•Sensitivity to issues of racism/intolerance and Holocaust survivorship.
•Ability and willingness to learn about PR practices and protocol.
•Familiarity with Microsoft Office, databases and other computer programs (Adobe InDesign, Photoshop)
•Familiarity with digital imaging, photography, and related equipment
•Strong attention to detail without compromising ability to multi-task
•High level of organization
•Self-motivated, consistently responsible and dependable
Education: Enrollment in or completion of an academic program in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or Mass Media. Must have a basic understanding of public relations and its broad scope which includes all media relations. Competent proof-reader, and comfortable with revising and editing documents.
Please send your resume, including relevant coursework, and three writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org. Open for applications until this position has been filled.
Exhibitions and Collections Intern
The Exhibitions and Collections Intern will assist with tasks related to traveling and permanent exhibitions and the Museum’s artifact, art, and archives collections as needed. Specific projects are not guaranteed. The intern’s activities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Contribute to design and research for exhibition catalogs, signage, didactic panels, and other exhibit materials.
• Assist with exhibition preparation, installation, and deinstallation.
• Provide additional support and assistance as needed regarding exhibitions.
• Assist with collections management and organization: may involve taking inventories, cataloging, entering data in the museum collection database, writing condition reports, research, and handling for storage.
• Continue digitization of the collections by taking photos or scanning documents.
• Assist with and contribute to the organization and maintenance of the Museum’s storage Vault.
• Assist with conservation/preservation activities and disaster preparedness and recovery if needed.
• Sensitivity to issues of racism/intolerance and Holocaust survivorship
• Strong recognition of the importance of historical artifacts and archives
• Ability and willingness to learn and follow proper handling practices
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office, databases and other computer programs
• Familiarity with digital imaging, photography, and related equipment
• Strong attention to detail without compromising ability to multi-task
• High level of organization
• Self-motivated, consistently responsible and dependable
• Ability to lift, move and/or carry 15 pounds and to assist other staff with large, heavy and awkward items (including objects, exhibition furniture, or storage crates)
• Ability to climb ladders or stairs for object storage, transport and/or maintenance as needed
Supervision: The Exhibitions and Collections Intern will report to the Exhibitions and Collections department staff.
Education: BA degree in Museum Studies, Library Science, History, Art History or related field.
Experience: Some museum-related experience required.
Please Note: Those not local to the Tampa Bay Area, this is a voluntary/unpaid position. Priority will be given to students seeking college credit. The FHM will comply with academic guidelines in exchange for credit. Academic internships are by semester.
Please send resume, cover letter, and writing sample to Tori King, Museum Registrar, at email@example.com. Open for applications until this position has been filled.
The Florida Holocaust Museum is seeking a Development/Membership intern for the Fall 2017 and/or Spring 2018 semester.
Development seeks an intern who is currently attending college or graduate school, or a recent graduate, that has an interest in fundraising and membership. The intern will assist with researching prospective foundation, corporate, and individual donors; developing membership strategies, coordinating special events; filing, data entry, and other administrative tasks. Candidates should have good research and computer skills.
• Assist with administrative, clerical, and data entry duties
• Conduct research for special projects and prospective donors including individuals, foundations, government agencies, and corporations.
• Process monthly renewals for members and annual giving donors.
• Support cultivation and stewardship efforts including drafting solicitation and acknowledgement letters.
• Enter and track development activity in the department’s fundraising database system (Raiser’s Edge)
• Assist with special events and major campaigns logistics.
• Staff special events as needed.
• Perform other duties as required.
• Sensitivity to issues of racism/intolerance and Holocaust survivorship
• Interest in fundraising and/or non-profit development
• Flexible, able to work in a fast paced environment
• Keen attention to detail and superior organization skills
• Professional attitude and respect for confidentiality of work
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
• Knowledge in Raiser’s Edge database preferred, but not required.
Education: Enrollment in, or completion of, an undergraduate or graduate academic program in Arts Administration, Museum Studies, Political Science, Nonprofit Management, or related field.
Please send a resume and cover letter to Maria Johnston, Director of Advancement, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Open for applications until this position has been filled.
About The Florida Holocaust Museum:
The Florida Holocaust Museum (The FHM) honors the memory of millions of innocent men, women and children who suffered or died in the Holocaust. The Museum is dedicated to teaching members of all races and cultures to recognize the inherent worth and dignity of human life in order to prevent future genocide. One of only three American Alliance of Museum (AAM) accredited Holocaust museums, The Florida Holocaust Museum boasts an outstanding collection of contemporary visual art as well as the largest Holocaust research library in the Southeastern United States. Its permanent exhibition highlights the artifacts, photographs, documents and testimonies of Holocaust Survivors and Liberators who came to settle in Florida. Please visit www.TheFHM.org for more information about the Museum and its programs.