Topic ID #41777 - posted 11/7/2019 8:45 AM

Museum Manager - Southeast Museum of Photography

Manager II #11462
Southeast Museum of Photography

Offering more than 100 certificate, associate and bachelor’s degree programs, Daytona State College (DSC) has responded to the education and workforce training needs in our region for more than 60 years. The college enrolls nearly 27,000 students annually at its seven instructional sites, with graduates serving in critical fields including health care, emergency services, business, education, hospitality, engineering, technology and more. 

DSC has ranked in the top tier of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for seven years running, and in 2018 topped the list of least expensive public online bachelor's degree programs for in-state students.  Additionally, the U.S. Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency Center has ranked the college among the top 50 most affordable public four-year institutions in the country, with tuition that is less than half the national average.  DSC is a student-centered institution committed to open access, excellence in teaching and learning, and, foremost, student success.  The college offers a full student-life experience, with varsity sports, our internationally recognized Southeast Museum of Photography, a state-of-the-art fitness and aquatic facility, and a performing arts center that hosts theatrical, musical and dance productions throughout the year.                                                           
We currently have an opportunity to join our team of talented and diverse Faculty and Staff as a Manager II.

Required Qualifications:  This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Art, Photography, Museum Studies, Art   History or a  closely related field and four (4) years of related work experience.

Desired QualificationsMaster’s degree and work experience in a museum setting are preferred.

Working Hours:  Evening and weekend hours are required as needed.

The minimum starting salary is $41,600. Minimal additional compensation may be granted for education and/or experience exceeding the minimum stated job requirements.  This is at the sole discretion of Daytona State College.

Posted Date:      11/5/19                                                 Closing Date:  Open until filled

                                                                                               Application review to begin 11/20/19

Rewards package, features: 

  • Medical, dental and vision benefits 
  • Generous paid time off - vacation leave, sick leave, personal days, spring break, winter break, and other holidays 
  • Florida Retirement System (FRS) 
  • Free wellness membership at our Lemerand Center 
  • Education Reimbursement and Professional development opportunities 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervises temporary and permanent exhibition preparation, design, logistics, organization and installation as well as art handling, packing, shipping, and scheduling; coordinates all borrowing and lending of objects, oversees all records, files, photography and collection management software.
  • Supervises, trains and evaluates support staff, student interns and workers. Responds to inquiries and/or concerns from students, staff, or the general public to solve problems or discrepancies.
  • Maintains museum collection policies and procedures including proper identification, correspondence, donation paperwork, accession records, cataloging, storage, conservation, preservation, loan, freight, insurance and display.
  • Coordinates technical and organizational support for museum programs, classes and lectures. Researches and troubleshoots areas that need development, reviews and evaluates information and activities in order to ensure completion of assignments or make recommendations for improvement.
  • Prepares contracts, agreements, condition reports, Bills of Lading and documentation pertaining to loans. Manages daily museum operations including maintenance, security, facilities and oversee museum construction and maintenance activity. Develops and implements programs to accomplish goals and improve operations.
  • Oversees the production of exhibition wall text, interpretive panels, signage, didactic labels, gallery notes, visitor packets and other support materials. Maintains appropriate records of all exhibitions, program activities, including statistics, sample works, photographic documentation, archives and ephemera. Prepares and maintains budgets and various reports, records, and/or programs.
  • Coordinates information and arrangements with registrars, art handlers, consultants and media representatives. Maintains the museum website with current exhibition, program and education information. Provides technical and organizational support to college and K-12 faculty to develop materials for these audiences.
  • Maintains appropriate environmental conditions in all exhibition, collection, preparation and study areas. Assists with the design of education programs to enhance the value of the museum's exhibitions. Assists with the production of the museum's exhibition, brochure, print and calendar materials. Assists with implementation of publicity and marketing activities for the museum. Coordinates with different departments to facilitate the implementation of plans, projects and/or programs.
  • Attends or conducts staff meetings to exchange information; attends in-service training and classes, seminars, or conferences to improve professional skills. Performs related tasks as necessary such as serving on committees.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  The successful candidate must have the ability to perform clerical and technical tasks requiring a wide range of procedures; must be able to summarize, tabulate, and format data and information; must have the ability to give information, guidance, or aid; and must have knowledge in the operation and use of office machines and equipment. This candidate must also have knowledge of computers, peripherals, and software programs such as word processing and spreadsheets and have strong organizational skills, as well as effective oral and written communication proficiencies.

For consideration, applicants must submit an online application. Applicants may also upload his/her cover letter, resume and transcripts of all degrees and coursework. Application must include the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references. If formal education occurred at an international institution, a copy of the degree evaluation must be uploaded and submitted with the online application. Candidates will not be considered if copies of transcripts (and / or third party evaluations) are not furnished by the position closing date. Any candidate hired must supply official transcripts within 30 days of employment.   Apply Now                                        

Criminal background checks are required.                                                                                                

For more information, please contact us at telephone 386.506.4505, or 386.506.3238 for a TDD connection, or visit our website at                                                          

Reasonable accommodations are available to applicants with disabilities during the application and interview process.  To request accommodations, contact 386.506.4505.                                                                                        

Daytona State College prohibits discrimination and assures equal opportunity in employment and education services to all individuals without regard to age, ancestry, belief, color, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, and veteran status.  For more details, read our policy at this site  or contact Lonnie Thompson, Director of Equity, Inclusion and Title IX at 386-506-3973 or 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach. 



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