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Family Programs Manager [Museum of History Miami]

Family Programs Manager‹Museum of HistoryMiami. The Museum of
HistoryMiami (MHM), located in downtown Miami, is a well-established
institution with approximately 35 full and part-time employees and an
annual budget of $ 3 million. MHM maintains active permanent, changing
and traveling exhibition programs, dedicated to interpreting the history
and contemporary life of South Florida and the Caribbean. The new Family
Programs Manager will collaborate with education staff to create
innovative family programs for diverse audiences, including camps,
public programs, and community outreaches. He/she will supervise camp
staff and various museum educators, and coordinate relationships with
various vendors.

By October 31, send letter of interest, resume, salary requirements,
electronic portfolio and names of three references to Cecilia Dubon
Slesnick, Vice President, Education and Visitor Services, HistoryMiami,
101 W. Flagler St., Miami, FL 33130, or email cslesnick@historymiami.org

Job Responsibilities

Curriculum development and management of  Museum Camps, including One
Day  Camp, Week Camp, Summer Camp and Camp-Ins.

Curriculum development and management of daily gallery programs.

Curriculum development and management of monthly Family Fun Day.

Management of community outreaches.

Train and supervise staff of museum educators for programs.

Supervise outside contractors for programs.

Manage and develop budget for all Family Programs.

Increase participation/ attendance for all Family Programs.

Other duties as directed.
Position Specifications

Education‹Requires a minimum of Bachelors Degree in Art Education,
Education, History, Art History or other like field. Three years’
experience in museum education programming or related field and minimum
of two years’ management experience.
Knowledge of Object Based Learning and Inquiry Based Learning
Organized and creative with critical thinking and efficient problem
solving skills.
Demonstrated ability to work in a team, with leadership qualities.
Strong Project management skills are essential as is the ability to
multitask .
Bi-lingual (Spanish) a plus.

Exhibits Designer [Musem of History, Miami]

Exhibits Designer―Museum of HistoryMiami.
The Museum of HistoryMiami (MHM), located in downtown Miami, is a
well-established institution with approximately 35 full and part-time
employees and an annual budget of $3 million.  MHM maintains active
permanent, changing and traveling exhibition programs, dedicated to
interpreting the history and contemporary life of South Florida and the
Caribbean.  The new Exhibits Designer will collaborate with curators and
other museum staff to create innovative exhibitions for diverse
audiences.  He/she will supervise staff preparators and various
temporary assistants, and coordinate relationships with suppliers and
contractors.  Will also provide design support to other museum
departments.  By October 31, send letter of interest, resume, salary
requirements, electronic portfolio and names of three references to
Joanne Hyppolite, Chief Curator, HistoryMiami, 101 W. Flagler St.,
Miami, FL 33130, or email jhyppolite@historymiami.org

Job Responsibilities
Design development and research, including exhibit architecture,
interactive experiences, three-dimensional exhibit elements and
interiors from conceptual stage through final drawings, while working
closely with the exhibits team throughout the process.
Prepare conceptual sketches, preliminary drawings, computer renderings,
and design and construction drawings for various audiences.
Train and supervise staff and temporary preparators and graphic
designers involved in exhibit design projects.
Supervise outside contractors and designers in the progress and
implementation of specific projects, including oversight of quality and
accuracy of work, and monitoring schedules.
Other duties as directed.
Position Specifications
● Education―Requires a minimum of B.S. or B.A. in architecture,
industrial design, exhibit design, graphic design or equivalent
experience. Three years’ experience in exhibit design or related field
and minimum of two years’ management experience.
● Proven experience in multiple phases of the design process,
including conceptualization, design development and CDs.
● Special knowledge and skills―Strong knowledge of materials,
fabrication techniques and construction processes. Knowledge of graphic
production.
● Demonstrated ability to work in a team, with leadership
qualities.
● Strong Project management skills are essential as is the ability
to multitask.

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