Opportunities

The Director of Community Engagement oversees the development and delivery of offsite Community Engagement initiatives and partnerships. Reporting to the Executive Director, this position will serve as a key member of the museum’s senior leadership team and is responsible for implementing and expanding MOCA’s community engagement objectives. The Director of Community Engagement will secure and lead critical partnerships and serve as the museum’s ambassador throughout its surrounding community. A successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to integrating learning, culture, creativity, and civic engagement as an avenue to creating more equitable and accessible institutions. This is a new position for a dynamic, flexible leader with a collaborative spirit to work in a rapidly transforming museum that aspires to become a leader in the growth of the city that surrounds it.
Major Areas of Responsibility
  • Establish and maintain meaningful, mutually beneficial community partnerships with local organizations and community stakeholders throughout North Miami and Miami-Dade County.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to grow existing community engagement initiatives, including programs in schools, libraries, parks, and other venues.
  • Create and implement program evaluation criteria for qualitative and quantitative feedback to evaluate the impact and effectiveness of community engagement programs.
  • In line with the museum’s strategic plan, advance inclusion, diversity, equity, and access initiatives in order to promote MOCA’s values, mission, and vision.
  • Participate in Board of Trustee meetings, including relevant committees.
  • Collaborate with the exhibitions and education departments to create opportunities for community engagement focused on upcoming exhibitions.
  • Collaborate with the development and communications departments by providing a clear schedule of upcoming community engagement events (including relevant content for promotions/social media), and assisting with grant proposals and gift solicitations.
  • Facilitate and participate in events related to community engagement and educational programs, including fundraising and cultivation events.
  • Plan, develop, and manage budgets related to community engagement, working closely with the Deputy Director.
Qualifications
  • Applied knowledge of community engagement principles, practices and procedures.
  • Self-directed, collaborative and motivated.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, and in an atmosphere of continual growth and rapid change.
  • Entrepreneurial, creative risk-taker, out-of-the-box thinker.
  • Demonstrated experience creating and managing budgets.
  • Superior written, verbal, and aural communication skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Superior public speaking skills, specifically when interacting with community stakeholders, donors, and museum visitors.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and manage multiple deadlines.
  • Keen attention to detail.
Requirements 
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in related field preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years progressive experience in community engagement.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience with Altru or other CRM/donor database systems.
  • Ability to create and successfully manage a project or program budget.
  • Demonstrated project management skills, including the creation and implementation of project outcomes and schedules.
Desired
  • Bilingual in Haitian Creole and/or Spanish.
  • Master’s degree in Arts Management or related field.
  • Experience working in an arts/cultural setting, preferably in South Florida.

This is a full-time, salaried position, with a Monday-Friday schedule. Occasional early morning, evening, and/or weekend work required for special events and programs.
A level 2 background check will be required upon offer of employment.

Reports to: Executive Director
Supervises: None
Compensation: Salary starting at $70,000, depending upon experience, including a competitive benefits package.

Applicants:
Please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to tblack@mocanomi.org with subject Director of Community Engagement.  No phone calls please. MOCA maintains a strong policy of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. The museum hires, trains, promotes, compensates and dismisses employees without regard for race, color, creed, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, citizenship, or political belief that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions. We are committed to building a culturally diverse staff and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply.
The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami seeks a detail-oriented, proactive Operations Manager to oversee all building and office operations. Reporting directly to the Deputy Director, they are responsible for overseeing all infrastructure maintenance (both internal and through third party vendors), security, and general office management. The role requires a proactive and flexible approach, attention to detail, creation of standard operating procedures, and the ability to handle multiple tasks.

Major Areas of Responsibility:
  • Ensure efficient daily operation of the museum by
    • Ordering/purchasing all office supplies and equipment
    • Coordinating all IT support (including via the City of North Miami IT Department)
    • Submitting work orders for necessary maintenance and keeping records of all maintenance
    • Arranging for both regular and special custodial support
  • Create and implement a comprehensive building maintenance schedule.
  • Supervise all vendor contracts associated with building maintenance and museum operations, including those contracted by the City of North Miami.
  • Conduct daily inspections of facility spaces to ensure high standards of appearance and readiness are maintained.
  • Respond to all building system failures. Diagnose their cause and supervise all activities required to restore proper operation.
  • Respond to building security alerts, ensuring proper response is undertaken as well as proper security system operation is maintained.
  • Develop and maintain the library of building maintenance and operations manuals, reference documents, and spare parts.
  • Manage the inventory of supplies and spares required by building maintenance and operating activities.
  • Manage all keys and security codes for access control.
  • Coordinate with other museum staff to minimize the impact of building maintenance and operations activities upon museum functions.
  • Review incident reports and take appropriate action, in coordination with the Deputy Director.
  • Work with the Deputy Director to create and manage budgets and document expenses incurred for activities associated with building operation and maintenance.
  • Act as the Museum’s designated ADA coordinator, including researching best practices and needs for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • Assist with the processing of new hire paperwork and setting background check appointments.
  • Maintain the MOCA Shop Inventory, aiding with reordering and online sales fulfillment.
  • Provide staff support during exhibition openings and other special events (both virtual and onsite).
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
  • Superior communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Outstanding attention to detail and follow-up.
  • Maturity and discretion.
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills including ability to effectively create and implement systems and procedures.
  • Capable of working collaboratively and inclusively with a variety of constituent groups.
  • Strong sense of personal and professional accountability.
  • Able to provide support to a variety of projects, with the ability to adapt to changing priorities with ease, problem-solve, prioritize, and meet deadlines.
Requirements:
  • High School Diploma required; Bachelor’s degree preferred (or equivalent experience).
  • At least 2-3 years’ experience in operations/facility management.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
Desired:
  • Bilingual in English and Haitian Creole and/or Spanish.
  • Experience with Altru or another similar CRM/database.
  • Candidates with interest in a career in the museum field.
This is a full-time, salaried position that requires some early morning, late evening and weekend hours as necessary, especially during periods of high volume (Miami Art Week, exhibition openings, etc.). A level 2 background check will be required upon the offer of employment. Reports to: Deputy Director Supervises: Building Manager, Chief of Security Compensation: $55,000 - $60,000 annual salary, commensurate with experience and including an excellent benefits package. Applicants: Please email a cover letter, resume and three references to tblack@mocanomi.org with subject OPERATIONS MANAGER.  No phone calls please.
The Exhibitions Manager is responsible for placing, facilitating and overseeing the execution of all aspects related to the installation of the Museum’s exhibition program. This position contributes to multiple, overlapping projects in collaboration with other museum departments, including and especially the curatorial team.

  • Supervises the development of exhibition production from the initial proposal state through planning, installation, and completion, including coordination of cross­departmental responsibilities.
  • Prepares and manages exhibition and project budgets.
  • Develops and tracks schedule for each exhibition ad ensures that any issues that may arise are addressed to avoid impact on project scope and budget.
  • Prepares and distributes exhibition contracts. Reviews all legal contracts and letters of agreement for exhibitions and assures implementation and compliance with the terms and conditions of all exhibition contracts/agreements.
  • Collaborates with curator and team members to prepare exhibition layout.
  • Coordinates with curator and registrar to ensure checklists and exhibition layouts are developed according to space.
  • Ensures that environmental conditions in the MOCA facility met the standards of the American Alliance of Museums (AAM).
  • Monitors deadlines interdepartmentally for the production of exhibition graphics and didactic materials in collaboration with the curator.
  • Coordinates travel with exhibiting artists and guest curators.
  • Conducts outreach and manages all aspects of MOCA’s traveling exhibitions.
  • Coordinates photography and video documentation of all exhibitions and art projects.
  • Organizes, maintains and archives project files, exhibition documentation and installation instructions.
  • Takes part in the implementation of the Museum’s Emergency Plan.
  • Contributes to the success of after-hours museum events (receptions, programs) as required.
  • Carries out other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Superior communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Outstanding attention to detail and follow-up.
  • Maturity and discretion.
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills including ability to effectively create and implement systems and procedures.
  • Sound judgment and diplomacy.
  • Capable of working collaboratively and inclusively with a variety of constituent groups.
  • Strong sense of personal and professional accountability.
  • Able to provide support to a variety of projects, with the ability to adapt to changing priorities with ease, problem-solve, prioritize, and meet deadlines.


Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Art degree required, with coursework in Art or Art History preferred.
  • A minimum of two years exhibitions or project management experience in a museum environment.
  • Past experience handling and installing fine art.
  • Proficiency in:
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • EmBARK Collections Management software
  • The Museum Systems (TMS)
  • Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Project Management Software (Monday.com or similar)

Desired:

  • Bilingual in English and Haitian Creole and/or Spanish.
  • Experience working on public art installations.

This is a full-time, salaried position that requires some early morning, late evening and weekend hours as necessary, especially during periods of high volume (Miami Art Week, exhibition installations, etc.). A level 2 background check will be required upon the offer of employment.

Reports to: Curator
Supervises: Contracted Art Handlers, Interns
Compensation: Salary starting at $55,000, commensurate with experience and including an excellent benefits package.

Applicants: Please email a cover letter, resume and three references to awilford@mocanomi.org with subject EXHIBITIONS MANAGER.  No phone calls please.
The Finance Manager is a dedicated, problem-solving member of MOCA’s team that manages all financial tasks for the organization. Reporting to the Deputy Director, they are responsible for ensuring compliance with internal controls and maintaining streamlined financial procedures. The Finance Manager serves as the liaison to the museum’s auditor(s) for all fiscal reports, annual audit and Form 990 and provides support to the Deputy Director’s reporting procedures to the Board of Trustees and the City of North Miami. They are charged with handling these duties with the utmost confidentiality and security.

Major Areas of Responsibility
  • Manage MOCA’s financial and accounting functions and maintain responsibility for all financial processing and reconciliation, reporting, and cash management/disbursement.
  • Focus on streamlining financial operations within the museum to affect greater efficiencies that have the potential for a significant impact on the bottom-line.
  • Assists in the preparation and review of the museum’s annual Financial Statement.
  • Ensure compliance with internal controls across the institution, including training all staff on protocols and procedures.
  • Serve as the primary liaison to the museum’s audit firm, including coordination, preparation and collection of audit information.
  • Provide weekly financial reports and analyses to the Deputy Director.
  • Provide financial reports to other departments as needed, including grant reports and budgets.
  • Process payroll on a bi-weekly basis.
  • Maintain confidential information pertaining to human resources, development and accounts receivable.
  • Supervise the preparation of and guarantee the accuracy of required filings with the state and federal government.
  • Process City of North Miami invoices and reimbursement requests in EDEN.
  • Manage the organization’s banking relationships and cash position.


Qualifications

  • At least 5 years of progressive experience in financial and accounting systems.
  • Knowledge of financial and cash management principles, including investments, forecasting, auditing, and accounting.
  • Strategic financial and analytical skills.
  • Proven ability to identify opportunities for improved efficiencies and cost control through the implementation of best practices.
  • The ability to "get behind" the numbers to effectively prepare and provide financial analysis.
  • Familiarity with current financial systems and their operations and knowledge of information systems management.
  • Strong ability to manage multiple high-level projects at one time.
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills, as well as professional interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work well in a small, fast-paced, entrepreneurial team environment.
  • Experience working in the arts, culture, and/or nonprofit sector strongly preferred.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business (or equivalent experience)
  • High-level experience using accounting software
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office Suite

Desired

  • Masters Degree or Certified Public Accountant Certification
  • Experience with Financial Edge NXT, EDEN, and Altru

This is a full-time, salaried position, with a Monday-Friday schedule. Occasional evening work required for special events. A level 2 background check will be required upon offer of employment.


Reports to:
Deputy Director

Supervises
: None

Compensation:
Starts at $60,000, including a competitive benefits package.

Applicants:
Please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to tblack@mocanomi.org with subject FINANCE MANAGER.  No phone calls please.
The Director of Communications is a key member of the museum’s leadership team and is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all of MOCA North Miami’s communication and marketing efforts. The Director of Communications has strong writing skills and experience with digital innovation and branding. This position works collaboratively with all departments in a fast- paced, entrepreneurial environment, to manage, develop, and produce content for various outlets. This position reports to the Executive Director, supervises two staff members, and manages outside contractors and vendors.

Major Areas of Responsibility
  • The Director of Communications is a key member of the museum’s leadership team and is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all of MOCA North Miami’s communication and marketing efforts. The Director of Communications has strong writing skills and experience with digital innovation and branding. This position works collaboratively with all departments in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment, to manage, develop, and produce content for various outlets. This position reports to the Executive Director, supervises two staff members, and manages outside contractors and vendors.
  • Collaborates with various teams to support the Museum’s fundraising programs.
  • Develop the style, format, and tone of all museum communications - written, visual, and spoken, and train staff to implement positive marketing culture throughout the entire Museum
  • Ensures that all print, advertising, and digital communications are attractive, effective, and ready for publication. All material should be well designed and curated to support the growth of the Museum.
  • Manage social media, search trends, brand awareness, and targeted advertising efforts in partnership with contracted social media expert.
  • Create and oversee audience outreach efforts.
  • Direct media relations efforts and serve as spokesperson and/or media relations liaison during press previews and visits as necessary.
  • Provides clear reports on the impact of outreach campaigns.
  • Develops and manages the annual departmental budget.
  • Participate in Board of Trustees meetings, as requested.
  • Process City of North Miami invoices and reimbursement requests in EDEN.
  • Participate in the museum’s long-term strategic plan.


Qualifications

  • Superior written and verbal communication skills, as well as professional interpersonal skills.
  • Applied knowledge of communications principles, practices and procedures.
  • Self-directed, collaborative and motivated.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, and in an atmosphere of continual growth and rapid change.
  • The ability to "get behind" the numbers to effectively prepare and provide financial analysis.
  • Entrepreneurial, creative risk-taker, out-of-the-box thinker.
  • Demonstrated experience creating and managing budgets.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and manage multiple deadlines.
  • Keen attention to detail.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications or related field required.
  • 4-5 years of progressive experience in communications, marketing, and or public relations.
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Knowledge of email management tools
  • Ability to create and successfully manage a project budget.
  • Demonstrated project management skills, including the creation and implementation of project outcomes and schedules.

Desired

  • Master’s degree in related field.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish or Haitian Creole.
  • Experience with Altru and/or other databases.
  • Experience working in an arts/cultural setting, preferably in South Florida.

This is a full-time, salaried position, with a Monday-Friday schedule. Occasional early morning, evening, and/or weekend work required for special events and programs. A level 2 background check will be required upon offer of employment.


Reports to:
Executive Director

Supervises
: Graphic Designer, Content Manager & Copywriter

Compensation:
Salary starting at $65,000, depending upon experience, including a competitive benefits package.

Applicants:
Please email a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three references to tblack@mocanomi.org with subject Director of Communications. No phone calls please.

MOCA maintains a strong policy of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. The museum hires, trains, promotes, compensates and dismisses employees without regard for race, color, creed, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, citizenship, or political belief that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions. We are committed to building a culturally diverse staff and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply.

ABOUT MOCA

Mission

MOCA North Miami presents contemporary art and its historical influences through exhibitions, educational programs, and collections. Inspired by its surrounding communities, MOCA connects diverse audiences and cultures by providing a welcoming place to encounter new ideas and voices, and nurturing a lifelong love of the arts.

Vision

MOCA aspires to be a welcoming center at the heart of North Miami where art and art experiences flow in and out of the building — activating parks, schools, homes, and civic spaces; and connecting local and global conversations about art.

MOCA will tap into the cultural energy of the region to bring new art and perspectives to the public, building on North Miami’s legacy as a cultural destination. Visitors and the community can expect thought-provoking exhibitions that feature underexplored art and artists, and lift up diverse voices and stories.

MOCA will become known and respected locally and nationally for its innovative curatorial approach and research-driven exhibitions that are supported by educational programs for all ages. As a meeting place for cultural expressions and exchanges, MOCA will become a center for cross-cultural understanding and inclusion, connecting diverse communities through the arts

MOCA maintains a strong policy of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. The museum hires, trains, promotes, compensates and dismisses employees without regard for race, color, creed, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, citizenship, or political belief that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions. We are committed to building a culturally diverse staff and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply.

Artwork Submission Policy

The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami does not review or accept any unsolicited artworks or portfolios submitted by email, mail, or in-person. Any works or portfolios received by MOCA North Miami will not be returned.


No calls please or drop in visits!

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