Current Employment Opportunities:
Part-time Security Officer
The Security Officer is responsible for the protection, safeguarding and security of assets, personnel and all visitors. Part-time position, 30 hours per week.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
- Performing security patrols on the floor and exterior of the Museum
- Protecting property from theft, sabotage, fire and accidents
- Investigates and writes reports (when necessary) on accidents, incidents, suspicious activities, safety and fire hazards and other security related situations
- Provide any needed assistance to visitors and employees within the museum’s procedures
- Monitor Museum security cameras
- Check visitors in the Museum by use of metal detector and x-ray equipment
Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies:
- Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with staff and the public
- Must be able to understand and follow standard operating procedures
- Perform duties in a professional manner and appearance
- Write and investigate required reports
- Make independent and good judgment decisions within museum policy and procedures
Must have a Florida class D Security License. High school graduate. Preferably military veteran or law enforcement experience.
Email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, fax resume to (727) 894-8096, or drop off resume in person at The FHM’s security desk.
Part-time Exhibitions and Collections Department Assistant
The Exhibition & Collections Department Assistant will provide dedicated support to many aspects of department operations, projects and administrative support. The Exhibition & Collections Department Assistant will work closely to the Curator of Exhibitions & Collections and provide support to the Registrar & Exhibitions Manager to assist in a variety of responsibilities which may include but are not limited to:
- Maintain departmental calendars
- Drafting and processing of purchase orders and other department related documentation
- Traveling exhibition mailings and follow-up outreach
- Scheduling and travel coordination of couriers and program speakers
- Provides clerical support where needed
- Miscellaneous correspondence including exhibit notices to donors
Exhibition & Collections:
- Assists with research regarding special exhibitions, permanent collection, exhibitions and special projects
- Maintains department filing systems for exhibitions, loans, objects, and donors
- Assists with interpretation of the collection including proofreading and writing
- Assists with answering public and scholarly inquiry
- Possible interviews of Holocaust Survivors
- Works closely with the Curator and Registrar to contribute to the planning on rotations in core galleries and special exhibition spaces including assistance with installation
- Strong writing and proofreading ability
- Strong administrative experience
- BA in Museum Studies, History or related area
- 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
Please email your cover letter, resume, and writing sample directly to email@example.com. NOTE: Applications received through Indeed or other website will not be considered.
Current Internship Opportunities:
- Public Relations Department (Part Time, Unpaid)
- Exhibitions and Collections Department (Part Time, Unpaid)
Public Relations/Marketing Intern (Part Time, Unpaid)
The Florida Holocaust Museum is seeking a public relations/marketing intern.
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 (Part Time, Unpaid)
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:
• 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.
• Scheduling, travel coordination, purchasing supplies and mailings.
• Drafting and processing purchase orders related to the Museum’s current offsite storage project.
• Provide additional support and assistance as needed regarding exhibitions and collections activities.
• 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, writing sample and semester applying for to Tori King, Museum Registrar & Exhibitions Manager, at email@example.com. 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.
Learn more about volunteer opportunities with The Florida Holocaust Museum.