About MOAS

Employment

Are you looking for a career that makes a difference? Apply to be part of the team at MOAS! We are always looking for enthusiastic and dedicated employees with a passion for cultural, scientific and historical endeavors to help fulfill the Museum’s mission to render educational and cultural services to the local community, the region, and the State of Florida. If we do not currently have position openings that match your skills or level of experience continue to check back for future vacancies. Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we cannot personally contact everyone who submits an application. If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by a member of our HR department, or by the hiring manager for the position for which you applied. We will make every effort to notify applicants once a position has been filled, however, please refer to this job posting board to determine if positions are open or closed.

The Museum of Arts & Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. The Museum is committed to providing equal opportunity to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, creed, disability, national origin, age, ancestry, or sex.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Director of Programs 

MOAS is looking for a candidate to fill our Director of Programs role. This is a senior leadership position overseeing all aspects of educational programming for youth, families and adult audiences and our growing rental sales program. This candidate must have a strong strategic approach when setting and assessing the programming slate, collaborative nature with all departments, project management skills and attention to detail, creativity and innovation with approach to developing programs and its offerings. This position will be slated for a start date of July 17th, 2024.

Position Summary:

The purpose of this position is to oversee and bridge the gap through collaboration and mission in all MOAS Programming. As a part of the leadership team, Director of Programs will develop and implement programming initiatives and strategies with the Education Department as well as overseeing the Rentals Program. Duties will include leadership of creating diverse slate of programming to foster audience engagement, ensuring mission and goals are considered in strategy for annual programming, and keeping up with industry trends in processes and policies for education and rental programs. 

Duties and Responsibilities

Strategy/Leadership

  • Lead all programming brainstorming sessions as they relate to exhibitions, collections, and other initiatives throughout the Museum.

  • Consider all ideas and develop a slate of programs that are diverse, unique, mission-focused, and experience-laden; be the bridge between all departments when it comes to programming activation strategies.

  • Provide structure, planning, coordination, guidance and follow up as it relates to final decision-making of programming plans and strategies.

  • Prepares, develops, and oversees implementation of the departmental budget.

  • Active member of the Senior Leadership team ensuring Strategic Plan assignments are fulfilled and participating in other planning initiatives including Master Campus, Branding, and Interpretive Plans.

Public Programming

  • Bring the Museum’s programming initiatives under one umbrella that focuses on guest experience, quality, connection, and organizational mission.  

  • Bridge the gap between the events department and the education department to create meaningful, impactful experiences that provide educational content.

  • Collaborates with the Marketing Department to develop and implement long-range marketing plans for events.

  • Collaborates with the Development Department to plan the Museum’s Annual Fundraiser and Annual Meeting.

Education

  • Manage Education Team and the planning, implementation, execution, and assessment of all programs.  

  • Understand what educational programming looks like in a museum and ensure that it is executed within the decisions made by the Education Team

  • Focus on Audience Engagement and Development through the main pillars of education:  Adult, Youth/Family, School

  • Participate with the Education and Curatorial Teams to design interpretation strategies as required

Rental Program

  • Oversee rental department and develop, evaluate, and execute new strategies to stay in line with best practices to meet program goals.

  • Work with rental department to answer incoming rental inquiries, calls, event supervision, staffing and staff schedules.

  • Evaluate annual processes and procedures, contracts, vendors and policies as it relates to the rental program.

Supervision

  • Supervise 2 full time managers for Rental Department and Education Department

  • Conduct annual merit evaluations for direct reports.

  • Acts as hiring manager for open positions in programming department.

Skills

  • Collaborative, work with senior team and curatorial department to meet strategic planning goals. 

  • A strategic and creative thinker who can generate new ideas and problem solve.

  • Team player who can be flexible and adapt to the needs of the museum.

  • Goal oriented, accountable, driven and takes initiative

     

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or specialized training in event management fields. 

  • Experience with project management skills, including creating and managing budgets.

  • Proficient in Blackbaud Altru system.

  • This position will require the employee to work some, evenings, and/or weekends to fulfil the position’s objectives. Schedule adjustments are offered to allow the employee to maintain a 40hr work week as closely as possible.

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Security Officer
Museum of Arts and Sciences (MOAS)

Location: Daytona Beach, FL
Employee Type: Part Time Hourly - Will Include Weekends, Holidays and Evenings
Industry: Non-profit
Job Type: Security
Reports to: Head of Security
Education: High School Diploma/GED
Experience: 2 years in related field preferred
Exempt Status: Non- Exempt

 

Position Summary

Performs routine patrol of interior and exterior areas with focus on the specific galleries and wings to deter against vandalism or theft and ensure the safety of visitors, staff and vendors. The Security Officer observes and reports any inconsistencies. Must use two way radio communication system.

Principle Responsibilities

  • Achieve departmental goals in providing a safe a secure environment for guests and staff
  • Must successfully complete orientation and training prior to working a zone alone
  • Makes rounds of entire facility as assigned.
  • Carry out other related duties as assigned by the head of Security, Director of Operations or Executive Director.

Performance Measures

  • Success following procedures
  • Successful Radio Operations
  • Success in meeting deadlines
  • Success in accomplishing daily activities

Preparation and Knowledge

  • Education: High School Diploma/ GED
  • Prefer two years of experience in security related field.
  • Introductory knowledge and skills with two-way radio operation, surveillance camera operation, and emergency situation resolution.

Additional Skills

  • Calm and professional demeanor under pressure
  • Ability to act independently and give direction as well as receive direction from superiors
  • Preferably schooled in some level of security operations.

Physical Demands

  • Must endure long periods of standing and walking
  • Occasional lifting of over 50 pounds.

Special Requirements:

  • Demonstrates an ability to understand and articulate a commitment to the mission and values of MOAS.
  • Demonstrates personal integrity and ethical principles.
  • Ability to collaborate with others and work effectively as a member of a team.
  • MOAS is open 361 days a year. Employee is expected to work some holidays, evenings and/or weekends
  • Ability to flex schedule and adapt to changes according to business and seasonal needs
  • The Museum is a drug free workplace. Applicants must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screening prior to employment. Random drug screenings may be conducted during the course of employment, or if management deems necessary.

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Guest Relations Associate

Museum of Arts and Sciences (MOAS)
Location: Daytona Beach, FL
Employee Type: Part Time/ May Include Weekends, Holidays and Evenings
Industry: Non-profit
Job Type: Guest Relations
Reports to: Director of Operations
Education: High School Diploma/GED
Experience: Minimum 2 years in related field
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt

Position Summary:

The Guest Relations Associate ensures that all visitors are attended to on a timely basis and are given proper instructions to enhance their visit to the Museum. She/he operates the Point of Sale system and is responsible for the safe and accurate handling of cash, credit cards and all forms of payment at front desk, gift shop and after hour museum programming. The Guest Relations Associate is expected to work some holidays, evenings, and weekends.

Principle Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms.

The Guest Relations Associate is primarily responsible for the operation of the Admission Desk and Gift Shop while ensuring that financial documentation is prepared and submitted on a timely basis.

 

  • Ensures the efficient and friendly admission of Museum visitors and vendors.
  • Assist volunteers when needed.
  • Process tickets at events and advance sales over the phone.
  • Process retail and food/beverage sales in gift shop and/or at ticketed MOAS events.
  • Process and direct all business visitors and calls to the proper staff.
  • Work with the Guest Relations Coordinator to ensure the clear understanding of information at the admissions desk necessary to answer visitor questions and phone calls.
  • Close and balance Point of Sale systems daily
  • Maintain and distribute reports as assigned by the Guest Relations Coordinator.
  • Responsible for additional duties as may be assigned by the Guest Relations Coordinator and or Director of Operations.

 

Performance measures:

  • Success in maintaining accurate financial records.
  • Success in meeting deadlines
  • Success in accomplishing daily activities

Preparation and Knowledge:

  • Education: High School Diploma/ GED
  • Minimum of two years of experience in customer service and or retail
  • Intermediate knowledge and skills with Microsoft Office 365 programs and Blackbaud Altru system

Additional skills:

  • Excellent customer service
  • Must have the ability to handle competing/multiple functions.

Special Requirements:

  • Demonstrates an ability to understand and articulate a commitment to the mission and values of MOAS.
  • Demonstrates personal integrity and ethical principles.
  • Ability to collaborate with others and work effectively as a member of a team and develop and maintain sound relationships with various publics.

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Become a MOAS Volunteer

The Museum is always looking for interns and volunteers to help serve the community. Please contact membership@moas.org or call 386-255-0285 for inquiries. Get involved with the Museum now! MOAS Volunteers are integral to the success of the Museum. Explore our volunteer opportunities and join the MOAS family. 


2024 Exhibit Sponsors
Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the National Endowment for the Arts.