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
 VPK Lead Teacher
Supervisor: Early Childhood Manager
Type:Part Time, Hourly
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
• Experience developing and implementing curriculum with knowledge of VPK standards
• 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
• Early Childhood teaching Experience required

How To Apply:
Email resume and cover letter by email only to humanresources@youngatartmuseum.org. Subject line: VPK Lead Teacher. No phone calls please.
 Reservations Associate
Supervisor: Visitor Services MAnager
Type:Full Time, Salaried
Position Summary
Responsible for promoting, booking, scheduling and confirming reservations for all fee-based museum programs and serving as support staff for Visitor Services and Operations.

Responsibilities
 Actively promote, book, schedule and confirm field trips, school and community outreaches, scout programs, art studio classes, art camps, preschool and other fee-based programs

 Provide excellent customer service while sharing detailed information about all programs

 Maintain accurate records of all bookings and payments and collect deposits by due date; Implement follow-up as needed, including phone calls and invoicing

 Enter, manage and track all program registrations utilizing the Museum’s Altru software

 Work with Education Department Staff, including the Director of Education, School & Public Programs Manager, Art Institute Manager and Early Childhood Manager to familiarize yourself with the Museum’s programs, develop and track reservation goals and implement improvements to the reservations process

 Address questions/special requests and resolve issues from the public, consulting with Education Department staff if necessary

 Schedule and confirm free group admissions provided through Museum donors to organizations serving low-income and at-risk children

 Provide monthly attendance and financial reports and statistics

 Create and process registration, agreement and cancellation forms

 Coordinate with Marketing Department to develop promotions, mailings and overall sales plan

 Assist Visit Services & Operations Department as needed



Education:  Associates Degree required, Bachelors Degree preferred

Skills & Qualifications

 Knowledge of Internet and Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and Outlook required
 Knowledge of Quickbooks and Altru helpful
 Excellent customer service, organization, multitasking, time management, problem solving/resolution and decision making skills a must
 Self-motivated with the ability to proactively sell the Museum’s programs to the public
 Ability to work flexible schedule to include special events, some holidays, weekends and evenings
 Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills helpful


Experience
Sales and reservations experience within a cultural venue or other not-for-profit organization preferred.

How To Apply:
Email resume and cover letter by email only to humanresources@youngatartmuseum.org. Subject line: Reservations Associate. No phone calls please.
Part Time
 Visitor Services Associate
Supervisor: Visitor Services Manager
Type:Part Time, Hourly
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: Minimum High School diploma

Skills & Qualifications
• 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
Office, reception and cash register experience

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 – Museum Educator
Supervisor: Weekend Manager/School & Public Programs Mana
Type:Part Time, Hourly
Position Summary
This position is responsible for acting as host/hostess at birthday parties and on the floor assisting guests. 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.

Responsibilities
Party Host/Hostess Job Duties:
• Act as birthday party host/hostess
• Set up room for birthday party (i.e. paper tables, balloons, set up chairs, b-day sign, art activity set up)
• Interact with host family (confirming schedule, setting up food, collect film, etc.)
• Conduct art activity (i.e. pass out materials, explain project, help children with project, clean up)
• Interpret exhibits for guests
• Assist with serving of food and cake
• Assist guests up front with gifts and left over food
• Clean room (i.e. sweep, mop, wipe down counters)
• Set up for next party
• Take garbage out to dumpster

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 proper customer service
• Other duties as assigned


Skills & Qualifications
• Must be able to work all day both Saturdays AND Sundays.
• Strong customer service, communication and organizational skills.
• Must be detailed, accurate, professional, and possess excellent verbal communication skills.
• Positive and energetic attitude.
• Must enjoy working with diverse populations and age groups.


Experience
Working experience in the entertainment industry or educational organization.

How To Apply:
Email resume and cover letter by email only to humanresources@youngatartmuseum.org. Subject line: Birthday Party Host – Museum Educator. No phone calls please.
 Museum Educator
Supervisor: School and Public Programs Manager
Type:Hourly
Position Summary


Responsibilities
This position is responsible for performing museum tours and conducting outreach programs. 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). Bachelor’s degree in art history, museum studies, theater, or a related field preferred.

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
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.

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.



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