Employment


 

 

 

The Museum of Fine Arts offers a wide range of career opportunities. This page features open positions as they become available.

Please be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the open positions. The Museum of Fine Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Position Title: Museum Associate

The Associate must be able to work weekends, evenings, and maintain flexible hours. Working under direct supervision, the Associate will provide courteous service to customers in the Museum Store and at Admissions, use their knowledge of products and exhibitions to provide excellent service to Museum customers. They will greet and help Museum visitors with utmost courtesy and respect, explain admissions policy to visitors, collect admission fees, verify membership status, and answer visitor questions. This position is also responsible for on-going promotion and sales of Museum and Support Organizations membership.

Job Description: Receives, unpacks, and shelves incoming merchandise in the Museum Store. Matches merchandise received to invoices, check for damages and identifies discrepancies using a computerized inventory control system. Prepares merchandise for sale in the Museum Store. This includes, but is not limited to, packaging and labeling merchandise. Pulls merchandise for store restocking and packages and prepares merchandise for shipping. Restocks Museum Store inventory and operates computerized POS system to answer customer queries and to sell merchandise. Maintains appearance of displays and organization of book sections with an emphasis on cleanliness and attention to detail. Fulfill end of shift closing procedures and prepare appropriate documents.

Collect admission fees, verify membership status, and answer questions regarding the Museum’s collections, exhibitions, events and facilities. Assist patrons with membership application forms. Fulfill end of shift closing procedures and prepare appropriate documents.

Educational Requirements
Qualifications: High school education required.

Skills
At least 2 years’ experience in a retail operation, preferably a museum or specialty bookstore, or some combination of experience sufficient to develop sales, inventory control and cash management skills. Must be able to operate a computer cash register. May occasionally have to move cartons weighing up to 30 pounds.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to hr@fine-arts.org

 

Position Title: Group Outreach Coordinator
POSITION SUMMARY:

The Group Outreach Coordinator provides logistical support for the 6th grade social studies program, assists with coordinating and scheduling outreach opportunities for docents and volunteers, and positively represents the Museum on site and in the community.

Major Responsibilities:

    • Schedule Social Studies docents for tours during the academic year
    • Assist with the training of Social Studies docents
    • Assist with teacher trainings
    • Manage day to day logistics of the Social Studies program including:
      • Ensuring supplies are in place at the start of the tour
      • Greeting school buses
      • Organize students into groups as needed
      • Instruct educators and chaperones where to pay
      • Fill in as a timekeeper or docent when needed
    • Assist with coordinating and scheduling outreach opportunities for docents
    • Visit schools to help prepare teachers and students for field trips when needed
    • Assist with approximately 7 community festivals throughout the year
    • Work with staff to plan & implement an overall exceptional experience for our visitors in line with the philosophy of the Museum
    • Other duties as assigned

STARTING DATE: Immediately. Position through June 30, 2016, with a possibility of extension through reapplication.

WORK SCHEDULE: Part-time, 20 hours, flexible schedule during Museum’s open hours, which are Monday through Saturday, 10:00am-5:00pm, Sunday, 12:00-5pm, and Thursdays until 8pm, and additional times depending on events.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates or bachelor’s degree
  • minimum of two years of experience working with groups and/or volunteers
  • two years of experience in an education, cultural organization, or business service setting
  • excellent oral and written communication skills
  • demonstrate positive interpersonal skills
  • exercise discretion and confidentiality
  • computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • capability to navigate websites and databases
  • work effectively within a fast-paced setting
  • make helpful decisions and communicate them quickly
  • organize their work-load independently
  • stand for long periods
  • possess current Florida driver’s license and have reliable access to a car; local travel required

APPLY FOR THIS JOB:

Please direct inquiries with a letter of interest and current CV, to hr@fine-arts.org