Work At YAA

Jobs and internships are available for individuals who are looking to work in an inspiring, dynamic environment shaping the lives of children, teens, adults and seniors through the power of art.

Current full time, part time and temporary opportunities at Young At Art Museum are listed below. Click on a job title for more information.

Full Time
 Community Programs Coordinator
Supervisor: Art Institute Manager
Type:
Position Summary
This position is responsible for the coordination and assessment of the following Young At Art Community Programs: ArtREACH, ArtHOUSE and Girls ‘N Power. This position also implements special projects, whether grant-related or for community awareness, and helps develop curriculum and activities for program classes and exhibits. Must manage children in a positive, enthusiastic manner.

BRIEF PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS:

ArtREACH is an after-school art and academic enrichment program for children in homeless and transitional shelters.

The ArtHOUSE is a new community initiative, in partnership with the Housing Authority of the City of Fort Lauderdale, in which Young At Art has established a creative place-making hub in the newly renovated Northwest Gardens neighborhood in downtown Fort Lauderdale. The ArtHOUSE features studios for ceramics, painting, drawing and printmaking, as well as a computer lab, providing an array of creative art and educational programming for all ages, preschool children through seniors.

Girls ‘N Power (GNP) is an arts-based academic enrichment program conducted at the PACE Center for Girls, a non-residential treatment program and high school for at-risk teens in Wilton Manors. GNP infuses art into PACE’s life skills curriculum by addressing an at-risk girl’s underlying behavioral issues – low self-esteem, poor self-image and poor decision-making.

Responsibilities
Plan and implement artistic curriculums and creative community programs and events, including but not limited to family workshops, monthly resident committee meetings, pubic art projects, after-school and weekend programs, partner meetings, and any other YAA Community related events and programs.

Supervise ArtHOUSE/ArtREACH/GNP teachers and staff, as well as other grant staff as new opportunities arise.

Secure and organize professional artists for public art residencies.

Liaison between Broward County Public Schools, shelters, BCPS Teachers and site; trouble shoot issues as they arise and provide accurate documentation.

Manage and help to resolve students’ social-emotional and behavioral needs with case managers, parents and schools; utilize Conscious Discipline curriculum.

Work with and foster relationships with Northwest Gardens residents and ArtHOUSE community partners.

Organize and fulfill all grant reporting requirements in regards to ArtHouse/ArtREACH/GNP programs including assessments and evaluations.

Ensure proper documentation of each program through photos, newsletters, videos, written testimonials, etc.

Supervise the maintenance of participant files and attendance.

Order and manage all supplies for ArtHOUSE/ ArtREACH/GNP and other grant programs as they arise.

Serve as an active member of the Education Department.

Serve as an ambassador for the museum in the community.

Assist with other museum-related duties as assigned.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Art or Art Education

Skills & Qualifications
Understanding of child development and growth.

Exceptional creativity and organizational skills.

Strong communication skills.

Strong customer service skills.

Team player with a positive, energetic attitude.


Experience
One to two years of Education, Social Work, Non-profit/ Museum Management, or related experience.

Two years or more of supervisory experience in community relations with At-Risk populations.

Experience in presenting material to diverse audiences.

Experience addressing the needs of parents and young children of diverse ethnic, race and/or socioeconomic backgrounds.

Experience writing and implementing curriculum beneficial.

Experience with assessment and data collection of community-based programs.



How To Apply:
Email resume and cover letter by email only to humanresources@youngatartmuseum.org. Subject line: Community Programs Coordinator. No phone calls please.
 Marketing Manager
Supervisor: Director of Development & Marketing
Type:Development & Marketing
Position Summary
To bring the message of Young At Art Museum to the community by developing and implementing a comprehensive marketing plan and budget.

Responsibilities
• Develop annual advertising budget based on exhibits, classes and camps.
• Effectively market exhibits, classes and camps in order to assist all departments in meeting revenue budgets.
• Work with graphic designer to create ads while adhering to deadlines and sponsorship guidelines.
• Create and implement in-kind media sponsorship plan (i.e. Sun-Sentinel, Miami Herald, radio and advertising).
• Create and implement marketing plans for each exhibit to include outreaches, tourist and local advertising.
• Create and maintain all printed and digital communication for the Museum (i.e. brochures, invitations, rack cards, school program guides, flyers and email blasts.
• Maintain required information for grant reports for Sponsors, County and State.
• Work with PR firm to create press releases for exhibits, classes, camps, special events and fundraisers.
• Maintain all aspects of the web site.
• Maintain an excellent working relationship with press and other media.
• Develop new contacts and expand media list.
• Edit all printed materials that internally and externally represent Young At Art.
• Compile, layout contents, work with graphic designer and web master for monthly on-line newsletter.
• Act as spokesperson for the Museum.
• Create and maintain monthly calendar of events for distribution.
• Compile and maintain mailing lists.
• Organize and implement promotional mailings and e-blasts.
• Create and implement overall strategy to involve multiple use mailing list.
• Maintain and update photo library for press purposes

Education: B.A. or higher in marketing, communications, or related field; plus 3 years related experience or acceptable equivalent.

Skills & Qualifications
• Sound knowledge of marketing and advertising
• Knowledge of print production
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Good organizational skills; self-motivated and ability to supervise others
• Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships both within and outside the Museum; and to work with others in a team situation
• Strong communication and customer skills necessary
• Basic computer and technology skills necessary
• Exceptional creativity and organizational skills a must

Experience
Prior museum and/or non-profit work experience a plus

How To Apply:
Email resume and cover letter by email only to humanresources@youngatartmuseum.org. Subject line: Marketing Manager. No phone calls please.
 Membership Coordinator
Supervisor: Director of Development & Marketing
Type:Full-Time, Salaried
Position Summary
Responsible for developing and implementing the museum’s membership program; managing and maintaining the Altru data base on donors, members, media and prospects; and assisting the Director of Development & Marketing and Marketing Manager with support as needed.

Responsibilities
• Develop and administer strategies for building and maintaining the membership program (i.e., direct mail, annual appeal, emails, phone calls, etc.)
• Develop and implement strategies to identify and solicit new members, upgrade and renew current members and increase member retention
• Serve as principal staff liaison between the Museum and its members concerning benefits and activities
• Serve as the principal staff person responsible for data entry into the Altru data base concerning information on members, donors, media and prospects, keeping up-to-date records and preparing solicitations and member correspondence (welcome letters, renewal letters, etc.)
• Prepare regular mailings of membership cards, welcome packets, and membership materials
• Work with the Director of Development and Marketing Manager to evaluate and update member’s benefits, organize and implement promotional mailings and e-blasts to members, and plan and conduct membership events and promotions at the Museum and in the community
• Prepare monthly membership report
• Assist the Director of Development & Marketing and Marketing Manager with fundraising and marketing support as needed


Education: B.S. in Marketing, Communications or related field, plus 3 years related experience or equivalent.

Skills & Qualifications
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Demonstrated ability in managing and maintaining a member/donor data base
• Ability to work with others as part of a team
• Development and marketing experience and skills, preferably in a museum or other not-for-profit work experience, a plus

How To Apply:
Email resume and cover letter by email only to humanresources@youngatartmuseum.org. Subject line: Membership Coordinator. No phone calls please.
Part Time
 Weekend Manager
Supervisor: Director of Operations & Visitor Services
Type:
Position Summary
This position is responsible for supervising weekend floor operations including implementation of policies and procedures to ensure the safety, cleanliness and highest quality visitor service experience as well as the supervision of weekend floor staff, birthday party staff and volunteer staff.

Responsibilities
Job Duties:
Supervise and train floor staff, birthday party staff and volunteers on the Museum floor
Devise and maintain schedules for the floor staff, birthday party staff and volunteers (i.e. lunch breaks, floor and workshop coverage)
Serve as main contact for customer inquires and/or complaints on the floor and birthday parties
Participate in the evaluation of the floor staff, birthday party staff and volunteers
Assist in the execution of workshops and special projects
Assist with housekeeping operations including standards of cleanliness
Ensure adequate supplies for all weekend floor activities and birthday parties
Serve as chief customer service quality control officer on weekends

General Duties:
Serve as an active member of the operations department (i.e. front desk knowledge, sell memberships, classes, camps, and fieldtrips, general housekeeping and safety)
Serve as an ambassador for the museum in the community
Serve as a mentor to staff and volunteers on the proper customer service
Other duties as assigned


Education: B.A., B.S. preferred

Skills & Qualifications
 Team player with a “can do” attitude
 Strong communication and organizational skills necessary
 Superior customer service skills required
 Strong skills in dealing with children and adults
 Must be able to commit to weekends and some weekday/Evening hours




Experience
Prior hands-on museum experience strongly preferred
Prior supervision of staff and volunteers
Customer Service experience required


How To Apply:
Email resume and cover letter by email only to humanresources@youngatartmuseum.org. Subject line: Weekend Manager. No phone calls please.
 Visitor Services Associate
Supervisor: VIsitor Services Manager
Type:
Position Summary
Greet visitors with a friendly, professional service-oriented approach. This position is responsible for serving as the initial contact for all visitors to the Museum; providing information, addressing questions, concerns or needs related to its operations, programs and services.

Responsibilities
• Greet all visitors, introduce Museum to visitors with visitors guide and other appropriate materials
• Collect admission fees, enter in computer/register, keep track of demographics
• Verify current memberships for free admission including reciprocal programs
• Become knowledgeable of Museum’s programs, classes, camps, birthday parties, memberships and special events and be capable to communicate same to visitors
• Answer phones, direct calls to appropriate people; provide information by phone, in person and by email
• Book birthday parties, classes, camps and other appropriate programs
• Process program (membership, classes, camps and birthday party) applications and enter information into appropriate computer database
• Handle admission, membership, camps, class and birthday party questions and issues
• Process, record, balance all cash, checks and credit card receipts
• Communicate with Weekend Front Desk staff, send weekly email with notes and tasks to complete
• Assist in greeting and processing group field trips
• Keep Front Desk, Lobby and vending area neat and clean
• Restock informational materials at Front Desk and Lobby area, making copies as needed
• Support Gift Shop staff, assist customers, and complete sales.
• Perform other duties as assigned, support Museum staff with mailings, prep, etc., as needed
• Be a center of emergencies: i.e. lost child, reset alarm, rest room problems


Education: High School Diploma required

Skills & Qualifications
• Minimum High School diploma
• Office, reception and cash register experience
• Computer knowledge: Microsoft Office, Excel, QuickBooks POS, Sage
• Strong customer service, communication and organizational skills a must with the ability to multi-task
• Ability to effectively and courteously communicate with children and adults
• Dependable, maintain scheduled work hours and on occasion for special events or training.
• Pleasant, upbeat personality with a positive attitude


Experience
Prior customer service and retail experience required

How To Apply:
Email resume and cover letter by email only to humanresources@youngatartmuseum.org. Subject line: Visitor Services Associate. No phone calls please.
 Birthday Party Host/Hostess
Supervisor: Birthday Party Coordinator
Type:
Position Summary
This position is responsible for serving as host/hostess at birthday parties and assisting guests in the museum galleries.

Responsibilities
Serve as birthday party host/hostess

Set up birthday party room (e.g., paper on tables, balloons, chairs, birthday sign and art activity)

Interact with and assist host family, including set up and serving of food and cake, collecting film, carrying gifts and leftover food to host family’s vehicle, etc.)

Conduct art activity, distribution of materials, explanation of project, assisting children with project and art activity material clean up

Interpret museum exhibits for guests

Clean room (sweep, mop, wipe down counters), take trash to dumpster and set up for next party


Skills & Qualifications
ABLE TO WORK WEEKENDS AND FLEXIBLE WEEKDAYS

Team player with a “can do” attitude

Strong customer service, communication and organizational skills

Skills in dealing with children and adults


Experience
Prior museum and/or non-profit work experience a plus




How To Apply:
Email resume and cover letter by email only to humanresources@youngatartmuseum.org. Subject line: Birthday Party Host/Hostess. No phone calls please.
 Museum Educator
Supervisor: School and Public Programs Manager
Type:Part-time, Hourly
Position Summary
This position is responsible for performing museum tours and conducting outreach programs.

Responsibilities
Work with children, parents, volunteers and other staff members in a positive, enthusiastic and responsible manner is essential. Assist with the organization and implementation of tours, off-site outreach programs, drop-in workshops, special events, birthday parties, museum floor, and other programs as needed. Regularly clean, organize, and restock museum program materials and floor supplies.

Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

Skills & Qualifications
Must be flexible with work schedule including weekends.
Must be detailed, accurate, professional, and possess excellent verbal communication skills.
Must have positive and energetic attitude.
Must be able to work with diverse populations and age groups.


Experience
Experience teaching art and/or community educational programs preferred.

How To Apply:
Email resume and cover letter by email only to humanresources@youngatartmuseum.org. Subject line: Museum Educator. No phone calls please.
 Summer Art Educator
Supervisor: Art Institute Manager
Type:Part Time
Position Summary
This position is responsible for planning and implementing art classes, camps, and art workshops at Young At Art Museum Art Institute. Young At Art Institute serves hundreds of children annually in the Art Institute alone. Art Educators will be practicing artists in the fields of drawing and painting; animation, cartooning, film, video, sound recording, digital and darkroom photography, ceramics, sculpture, printmaking and mixed media. Art Educators will conduct classes in the days, afternoons, evenings, and weekends to varying ages from age 4 to seniors. Art Educators will be practicing artists with the ability to teach their media to our students and public.

Responsibilities
• Write, implement and execute an extremely creative and cutting edge, fine art curriculum for Art Institute classes, camps, workshops, and special events

• Teach art classes and/ or camps in a manner fitting to each age group- early childhood, elementary, pre-teen and teen, adults and seniors

• Create examples and research artists and artistic styles used as teaching tools

• Interact with students, parents, staff and volunteers in a positive manner

• Meld the importance or process and product into each lesson

•Implement positive behavior practices in the classroom

• Maintain cleanliness of assigned art studio, doing inventory, restocking art supplies and reordering with prior approval by the Art Institute Manager


Education: BFA or BA in Art or Art Education, or equivalent artistic experience

Skills & Qualifications
• Exceptional creativity and organizational skills

• Positive and engaging demeanor

• Experience in presenting material to all age groups but primarily children

• Skills in dealing with parents, seniors, adults, teens, and young children of diverse backgrounds

• Strong communication and customer service skills

• Experience writing and implementing curriculum beneficial

• Maintain personal art website and be a practicing and exhibiting artist

• Team player with a positive, energetic attitude

• Move tables, furniture, lift up to 50lbs, use basic hand tools, and climbing ladders to hang art


How To Apply:
Email resume and cover letter by email only to humanresources@youngatartmuseum.org. Subject line: Summer Art Educator. No phone calls please.
 Fashion Intern
Supervisor: Art Institute Manager
Type:Part Time
Position Summary
This position is responsible for assisting in the planning and implementing of summer fashion workshops for teens at Young At Art Museum Art Institute in preparation for the Annual Recycled Fashion Show in November 2014. Young At Art Institute serves hundreds of teens annually in the Art Institute alone. The intern will be primarily responsible for assisting up to 20 teens with concept develop, mood boards, pattern construction, sewing and other technical elements. The position also requires communicating with teens and parents regarding deadlines and requirements and record keeping.

Responsibilities
Job Responsibilities:

• Assist in executing an extremely creative and cutting edge, fashion curriculum for Art Institute teens through a series of summer workshops
• Assist in teaching fashion workshops with teens
• Create examples and research artists and artistic styles used as teaching tools
• Interact with students, parents, staff and volunteers in a positive manner
• Meld the importance or process and product into each lesson
• Implement positive behavior practices in the classroom
• Maintain cleanliness of assigned art studio, doing inventory, restocking art supplies and reordering with prior approval by the Art Institute Manager

General Duties:

• Serve as an active member of the education department
• Maintain assigned art studio
• Serve as an ambassador for the museum in the community
• Serve as a mentor to students, staff and volunteers on proper customer service
• Assist in the operations of the Young At Art Museum as needed
• Attend and participate in team meetings, workshops, special museum events, etc.
• Other duties as assigned



Education: Working towards BFA or BA in Fashion

Skills & Qualifications
• Exceptional creativity and organizational skills
• Positive and engaging demeanor
• Experience in presenting material to all age groups but primarily children
• Skills in dealing with parents, seniors, adults, teens, and young children of diverse backgrounds
• Strong communication and customer service skills
• Experience writing and implementing curriculum beneficial
• Maintain personal art website and be a practicing and exhibiting artist
• Team player with a positive, energetic attitude
• Move tables, furniture, lift up to 50lbs, use basic hand tools, and climbing ladders to hang art


Experience
Working towards BFA or BA in Fashion, or equivalent artistic experience

How To Apply:
Email resume and cover letter by email only to humanresources@youngatartmuseum.org. Subject line: Fashion Intern. No phone calls please.
 Graphic Design Intern
Supervisor: Marketing/Development Director
Type:Part Time
Position Summary
This position is responsible for assisting in the design and promotion of summer event flyers and graphics for at Young At Art Museum. Young At Art thousands of families annually in the summer alone. The intern will be primarily responsible for assisting marketing and development with concept develop, graphic design, and social media needs. The position also requires communicating with staff regarding deadlines and requirements and record keeping.

Responsibilities
• Work closely with integrated teams to develop marketing materials for print, web, social media, TV, etc.
• Concept and research for upcoming projects
• Create and edit presentation materials
• Assist Creative Services with studio production
• Learn from cross-functional teams
• Administrative tasks as necessary


Education: Working towards a degree in Design, Marketing or Advertising

Skills & Qualifications
• Excellent understanding of Adobe Software Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
• Strong visual communication and layout skills
• Candidate must be flexible and able to work independently and focus on projects as well as work well with other team members
• Reliable and results oriented; ability to work well under pressure and deliver results within tight deadlines
• Great attention to details
• Ability to work independently with minimal direction
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Experience
Have a portfolio showcasing ability in Graphic Design and layouts

How To Apply:
Email resume and cover letter by email only to humanresources@youngatartmuseum.org. Subject line: Graphic Design Intern. No phone calls please.
 VPK Lead Teacher
Supervisor: Early Childhood Manager
Type:Part-time, Hourly (approx. 30 hours)
Position Summary
The VPK Lead Teacher is primarily responsible for planning and implementing an early childhood program for the museum preschool. The VPK teacher will interact with children, parents, volunteers and other staff members in a respectful, positive, enthusiastic and responsible manner. Additional responsibilities include: exhibit, studio and storage area upkeep and the planning and staffing of special events on an as needed basis.

Responsibilities
• Develop curricula and write lesson plans in accordance with VPK standards for the museum preschool program
• Teach the museum preschool program
• Research and implement current appropriate practices in early childhood education
• Implement positive discipline techniques in the museum preschool program
• Maintain the museum preschool program classroom and playground cleanliness; conduct inventory and reorder materials with request form and prior approval from supervisor


Education: • BS in Early Childhood Education, Education, Art Education or Art; or a Florida CDAE with early childhood teaching experience

Skills & Qualifications
Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher
• Exceptional creativity and knowledge of current and historical theories in art and art education
• Exceptional organizational and time management skills
• Strong customer service and positive communication skills to deal with children, parents, volunteers and staff
• Ability to interact with children, parents, volunteers and other staff members in a respectful, positive, enthusiastic and responsible manner.
• Current first aid/cpr certification
• Team player with a can-do attitude


Experience
• VPK Certification REQUIRED
• Experience developing and implementing curriculum with knowledge of VPK standards

How To Apply:
Email resume and cover letter by email only to humanresources@youngatartmuseum.org. Subject line: VPK Lead Teacher. No phone calls please.

Due to the high volume of applications received, we are unable to respond to individual inquiries. If your qualifications and experience match the needs of the current job or internship opening, potential candidates will be contacted for an interview.

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.