Two Part-Time Positions at The Grove Museum
Posted: Apr 18, 2021
Positions #45945497 & #45945490
OPS Museum Education Program Representative
Division of Historical Resources, The Grove Museum
$13.50 per hour, 28 hours per week
The Grove Museum announces the availability of two part-time positions to assist with daily museum operations and with collections management.
Assisting with day-to-day museum operations, including:
Performing site opening/closing procedures and light housekeeping
Giving guided tours of the house and grounds for all ages on the history of slavery and civil rights in the United States
Contributing to educational programs, outreach, and special events
Performing collections care, collections management, and exhibit installation with supervision
Performing research on the site’s history and its museum collections
Record-keeping and administrative tasks as needed
Assisting with other Department of State activities or initiatives as needed
At least four (4) months of part-time paid or volunteer work experience in a museum, archives, library, or cultural organization
At least 60 credit hours towards a degree from an accredited college/university in history, art history, museum studies, humanities, anthropology, social sciences or a related field
Ability to work a flexible schedule, including some nights and weekends
Availability to work Wednesday to Saturday between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Knowledge of civil rights issues in American history
Experience communicating and facilitating dialogue with public or with peers about difficult subjects in American history, including but not limited to the history of slavery and civil rights in the United States
Experience handling and caring for archival, archaeological, or museum collections objects
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Excellent oral and written communications skills
Ability to discuss difficult history with the public, including the history of slavery and civil rights in the United States
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to work in spaces and with objects that might be dirty or dusty
Ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions
Ability to stand, walk, or sit for extended periods of time
Ability to bend, stoop, squat, reach, stretch, and/or twist
Ability to perform light housekeeping duties, such as dusting, sweeping, mopping, and cleaning restrooms
Ability to lift, move, carry, and/or push items weighing up to 20 lbs.
Ability to understand and follow established procedures and policies
Proficiency in standard office software
Please submit a resume showing your qualifications for this position; a cover letter explaining your interest in working for The Grove Museum and a copy of college transcripts to Johnathan.Grandage@dos.myflorida.com.
Criminal Background Checks:
A level 2 criminal background check is a condition of employment. If selected for this position, you must provide your fingerprints. We will send your fingerprints to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a criminal background check.
We are committed to enhancing our workforce through the employment of veterans, individuals with disabilities, and seek qualified candidates from diverse cultural backgrounds, abilities, skills, and talents to join our inclusive workforce.
Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: https://www.sss.gov.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority. Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
Application or resume must include all previous employment.