Museum Technician, Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, FL

  • 24 Jan 2023 5:04 PM
    Message # 13071304

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    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 25,000 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. 

    We currently have an opportunity to join our team of talented and diverse Faculty and Staff as a Museum Technician.

    Required Qualifications This position requires an Associate degree in Art, Art Education, Photography or a closely related field, and a minimum of one (1) year related experience. Candidates with a bachelor’s degree and/or work experience in a museum or professional gallery setting are preferred.

    This is a full-time, non-exempt position with a minimum hourly rate of $15.14 with an approximate annual amount of $31,500. 

    Working Hours:  This position will normally work Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Evening and weekend hours are required as needed, especially during selected museum programs and events.

    Posted Date:    1/24/2023                                            Closing Date:  2/10/2023 at 5:00 p.m. 

    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

    • ·         Assist with the preparation, design, organization and installation of temporary and permanent exhibitions.
    • ·         Provide art-handling, packing, shipping, and scheduling assistance for temporary and permanent exhibitions.
    • ·         Provide technical and organizational support for museum programs, classes and lectures; assist with daily museum operations including maintenance, security and facilities; produce exhibition wall text, interpretive panels, signage, didactic labels, gallery notes, visitor packets and other supporting material; and provide technical digital imaging support for museum exhibitions, publicity and marketing materials and activities.
    • ·         Maintain all collection records, files, images and the management software; maintain record system; process daily paperwork; and monitor and record appropriate environmental conditions in all exhibition, collection, preparation and study areas.
    • ·         Provide technical and organizational support to college and K-12 faculty to develop educational materials; assist college faculty, staff, students and visitors as needed; maintain appropriate records of all exhibitions and program activities including statistics, sample works, photographic documentation, archives and ephemera; and configure and install appropriate exhibition lighting.
    • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  The successful candidate will have the ability to handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously; the ability to organize and prioritize work assignments; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Additionally, the candidate will be detail oriented, flexible and have knowledge and skill in working with Microsoft Office products and other computer software programs.
    • For consideration, applicants must submit an online application at Applicants may also upload their 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.

    Criminal background checks are required.                                                                                                

    For more information, please contact us at 386.506.4505 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 provides equal access, equal educational opportunity and equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and veteran status. For more details, read our policy at this site or contact Human Resources at 386-506-4505 or 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd. Building 100, Room 303 Daytona Beach.