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 [email protected] 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 Youth Education Manager is a highly flexible administrator, and will work in tandem with the Curator of Education to ensure all workshops, outreaches, camps, classes, and other youth educational programs run smoothly and effectively. MOCA North Miami seeks a creative, organized individual who has experience both inside and outside an arts classroom.

  Major Areas of Responsibility
  • Hire all MOCA Educators, and ensure that the educator’s curriculum fits the MOCA mission.
  • Hire Studio Assistants to aid in the proper care and maintenance of the supplies in the studio.
  • Hire Summer Camp Manager to supervise day-to-day camp programming, MOCA Summer Educators, and camp counselors.
  • Assist in the development of all youth program curricula.
  • Assist in the development of promotional materials in partnership with communications department.
  • Build out program registration forms in Altru for all youth education programs.
  • Aid in supervision and instruction of programs including those that occur on weekends.
  • Manage all data tracking for education department grants, including ensuring all service projects, fieldtrips, and visiting artists are properly scheduled and tracked, and all data is submitted clearly and correctly to the development department.
  • Attend all county-mandated grant training sessions.
  • Track and maintain budgets within youth education programs.
  • Maintain visual documentation of all youth education programs in tandem with the communications department.
  • Seek opportunities for external partnerships to further youth education programs, in coordination with the Director of Community Engagement.
  • Manage relationships with partner organizations as they pertain to youth education programs.
  • Maintain all data including attendance, dates, and surveys as required.
  • Support the development of a volunteer and internship program within the museum.
  • Order and track all art supply purchases.
  • Help prep for workshops, outreaches, and other programs.
  • Work with the Curator of Education to ensure strategic goals are being met.
  • Be well informed on other MOCA programs and actively communicate opportunities at MOCA with guests.
  • Teach outreach education and off-site workshops when necessary.
  • Assist at any museum events as assigned.

 Qualifications
  • Must have 3 years of experience in the Visual Arts field.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working with children in an educational setting.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Be able to work collaboratively and inclusively with all constituent groups of students, teachers, museum staff and visitors.

Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience. Preferably a Bachelors in Education, Art, Art History or a related discipline.
  • Position may require occasional lifting of 25 pounds or less.

Desired
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish or Haitian Creole.
  • Knowledge of Altru.
  • Knowledge of Miami-Dade County grant process.

This is a full-time, salaried position requiring some evening and weekend hours. A level 2 background check will be required upon offer of employment.
Reports to: Curator of Education
Supervises: Teaching Artists, Studio Assistants, and other contracted vendors as needed.
Compensation: $45,000 - $50,000 annual salary, commensurate with experience and including an excellent benefits package
Applicants: Please email a cover letter, resume and three references to [email protected] with subject YOUTH EDUCATION MANAGER. No phone calls please
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 [email protected] with subject OPERATIONS MANAGER.  No phone calls please.
Counselors will supervise children ages 6 through 13 years old during MOCA Summer Art Camps. This is a temporary position (June 13 - August 19th with a mandatory inclusivity training on June 10th), responsible for assisting Summer Camp Educators and actively participating in daily indoor & outdoor recreational activities. This position works under the direction of the Summer Camp Manager to provide well-organized and continuous supervision of campers during each camp session. We are seeking enthusiastic and energetic individuals to help the campers feel at home and in a safe space during the summer.

Major Areas of Responsibility:
  • Assist Educators in supervising and ensuring a safe and healthy environment, both physically and mentally, during instructional time at MOCA’s Summer Art Camps.
  • Advocate and communicate with campers to ensure that safe and healthy communication is established in the classroom.
  • Be responsible for the general safety, development, and achievement of participants; report concerns to leadership and document any issues.
  • Organize classroom materials and help prepare for instruction, snack breaks, lunch and games to ensure camp is presentable and welcoming.
  • Manage children's behavior and act as a role model and mentor. Model constructive participation in all daily activities and field trips.
  • Ensure all children are accounted for onsite and on field trips; conduct headcount for groups when loading buses, upon trip arrival/departure and throughout the day.
  • Know, enforce, and follow all safety guidelines associated with camp and all program areas.  This includes but is not limited to being responsible for campers' safety and their whereabouts at all times onsite and on field trips.
  • Interact effectively and professionally with fellow employees, program participants, supervisors, staff, instructors and the general public.
  • Assist in maintaining accurate program records including incident reports, logbook documentation, and daily attendance.
  • Know and understand ALL emergency procedures associated with the camp program.
  • Punctuality and regular attendance are essential functions of position.
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
  • Prior experience working or volunteering with children ages 6 – 13
  • Minimum one (1) season as summer camp volunteer or one (1) season of paid experience with a summer camp, school or recreational program; one (1) year prior experience instructing children in a recreational setting, in any of the following areas: visual arts, fashion design, craftsmanship or fine art.
  • Must be 15 years or older.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to enforce museum specific etiquette with students.
  • Be able to work collaboratively and inclusively with all constituent groups of students, teachers, museum staff and visitors.
  • Ability to convey a professional appearance and attitude.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to exhibit the energy and physical stamina to work with children of varying ages.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team and the ability to accomplish tasks with little direct supervision.
  • Ability to deal with stressful conditions in a calm and professional manner.
  • Skill to work with children of various ages by demonstrating patience, enthusiasm, and the ability to handle disruptive children effectively.
  • May be required to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. in various forms.
  • May be required to work outside for extended periods of time.
  • May be required to sit, stand, or maintain physical activity for extended periods of time.
Desired:
  • Bilingual in English, Spanish and/or Haitian Creole
This is a seasonal, part-time hourly position that requires some early morning hours. A level 2 background check will be required upon the offer of employment. All Summer Arts Camp Counselors must participate in a mandatory training on June 10th, 2022. Reports to: Summer Camp Manager
Compensation: $11 an hour, not to exceed 35 hours a week for the duration of the contract with a minimum of 25 hours a week.

Applicants: Please email a letter of interest and resume to [email protected] with subject SUMMER CAMP COUNSELOR. No phone calls please.
Educators are responsible for teaching Summer Art Camps, a series of inclusive and free art camps held Monday- Friday for ten weeks through summer for children ages 6-13. Each educator will lead a two-week session, and will use visual aids, digital tools, assessments and checklists to maintain proper attendance and engagement. All Educators must attend the summer camp training on June 11th.

Major Areas of Responsibility:
  • Implement creative and engaging presentations for their session using the curriculum provided. This includes creating examples, modifications for learning styles of the classroom, and showcasing excellent education standards.
  • Maintain a positive, professional, and enthusiastic attitude with staff, parents, and campers.
  • Ensure that activities are effectively and safely implemented following risk management protocol.
  • Maintain clear attendance and submit reports after every class, including any behavior reports, pre and post assessments, and updates on session progress during the end of day recap.
  • Maintain clear contact with departmental leadership.
  • Demonstrate effective problem solving skills, patience, and flexibility.
  • Create accurate pre and post assessments for all campers by using guidelines dictated by The Children’s Trust.
  • Maintain a consistent and punctual schedule.
  • Manage final presentations of student works, creating a clear standard for works to either be stored for the final showcase or to be taken home by guardians.
  • Other responsibilities as requested.
Qualifications:
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to enforce museum specific etiquette with students.
  • Be able to work collaboratively and inclusively with all constituent groups of students, teachers, museum staff and visitors.
  • Ability to convey a professional appearance and attitude.
  • Experience in a variety of art making skills including drawing, painting, ceramics, and sculpture.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Education, Art, Art History or a related discipline, or equivalent experience.
  • Must have 2 years of experience in the Visual Arts field.
  • Minimum 1 year experience working with children in an educational setting.
Desired:
  •  Currently has a Professional Educator Certificate, or pursuing certification.
  •  Proficiency in a foreign language desirable: Spanish or Haitian Creole.
                                             
This is a seasonal, contract position. All Summer Arts Camp Educators must participate in a mandatory inclusivity training. A level 2 background check will be required upon the offer of employment.
Reports to: Summer Camp Manager
Terms of employment: $160 per day, Monday through Friday from 9am-4pm for a complete two-week session.
Applicants: Please email a cover letter, resume and three references to [email protected] with subject MOCA SUMMER EDUCATOR. No phone calls please.
The Summer Art Camps Manager is responsible for the day to day administration of MOCA Summer Art Camps. This is a temporary position spanning June 6 - August 26, and will direct the set-up, implementation, and completion of the Summer Art Camps.

Major Areas of Responsibility:
  • Manage the day to day functions of camp and ensure a safe and healthy environment, both physically and mentally for campers during their time at MOCA’s Summer Art Camps
  • Assist in ensuring clear communication with Summer Camp Educators, Volunteers, Parents and other MOCA Staff.
  • Maintain a positive and enthusiastic attitude with staff, parents, and campers.
  • Ensure all supplies are ordered and properly accounted for, including day to day supplies and camp t-shirts.
  • Ensure that activities are effectively and safely implemented following risk management protocol.
  • Direct off-site fieldtrips including reservation of buses, communication with community partners, and delivery of lunches for campers.
  • Manage clear attendance data provided by the Summer Camp Educators and submit reports after every class.
  • Assist in end of day meetings with Summer Camp Educators and Youth Education Manager to ensure any issues are addressed with staff.
  • Maintain contact with MOCA Staff, including attending any trainings, meetings, or communicating any issues.
  • Demonstrate effective problem-solving skills, patience, and flexibility.
  • Assist in the completion of accurate pre and post assessments for all campers by using guidelines created by The Children’s Trust.
  • Maintain a consistent and punctual schedule.
  • Other responsibilities as requested.
Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working with children in an educational or administrative setting.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Be able to work collaboratively and inclusively with all constituent groups of students, teachers, museum staff and visitors.
  • Ability to convey a professional appearance and attitude.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to exhibit the energy and physical stamina to work with children of varying ages.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team and the ability to accomplish tasks with little direct supervision.
  • Ability to deal with stressful conditions in a calm and professional manner.
  • Skill to work with children of various ages by demonstrating patience, enthusiasm, and the ability to handle disruptive children effectively.
  • May be required to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. in various forms.
  • May be required to work outside for extended periods of time.
  • May be required to sit, stand, or maintain physical activity for extended periods of time.
This is a seasonal, contract position. The Summer Arts Camp Manager must participate in mandatory trainings for communication guidelines, assessment, and inclusion. A level 2 background check will be required upon the offer of employment.
Reports to: Youth Education Manager
Terms of Employment: $144 per day, contracted from June 6 - August 26 2022. Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week.
Applicants: Please email a cover letter, resume and three references to [email protected] with subject SUMMER ARTS CAMP MANAGER.  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.

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.


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