Job Opportunities

Audio Visual Technician

Morikami is currently looking for an experienced (minimum 2 years) qualified Audio Visual Technician.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 Must have experience in the following areas:

  • General AV technician who sets up, operates, and tears down audio/visual equipment for both meetings and events.
  • Provides video assistance to Department Managers throughout the planning process.
  • Assists with operation of film projector, running of cables, rigging audio systems, front-of-house and monitor control, backline, stage lines (bands, etc.), management of wireless microphone frequencies, and other duties designated.
  • Understanding of signal flow and basic troubleshooting steps.
  • Ability to read and follow AV diagrams and support documentation.
  • Must also have the ability to program and run a Martin Lighting system. May also operate spotlights during show.
  • A video technician who bears ultimate responsibility for the video display system. Directs the timing of the video system, routes video signals to record bays, projection, and numerous other mediums.
  • A video specialist who assists with projection, tape op along with setting and striking of video equipment, running and labeling cables, and similar activities.
  • Stores and maintains equipment inventory, troubleshoots technical issues or equipment requiring repair/replacement and reports problems to their supervisor.
  • Conducts repairs and preventative maintenance on equipment as needed.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and familiarity with Adobe Acrobat.
  • Experience with MagicInfo Express, Crestron Tricaster video switcher, and the Martin lighting console along with familiarity with Digital Cinema Package (DCP) is preferred.
  • Experience creating schematics and instructional manuals desired, but not necessary.
  • Experience working in a non-profit environment a plus.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Problem solving skills
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to listen to and follow directions
  • Positive attitude
  • Professionalism
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Team player
  • You must have at least 2 years experience working in live audio/visual events, film projection or related experience.
  • High School Education Required. Associate degree (or higher) preferred.

CONTACT:

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to Hubert Jones, at hrjones@pbcgov.org or fax to 561-242-6922.  NO PHONE CALLS OR WALK-INS PLEASE.

We desire qualified, experienced, team players with a positive attitude for independent work only.

The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens is an equal opportunity employer

Weekend Membership Associate

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens is looking for a reliable Membership Associate to join our membership team. The ideal candidate will be able to function effectively with limited oversight and moderate on-site training. We are looking for someone with excellent customer service skills, who can work in a fast-paced environment. He or she should understand the importance of database integrity in terms of both efficiency and security. This is a great opportunity for a college student. We have an excellent work environment, competitive salary as well as paid sick time, 401k, (after 6 months) vacation and comp time.
This position is for Saturday and Sunday only, 15 hours per week-end. 9-5. (½ hr lunch.)

Must be flexible and work occasional special events.

Reports to the Manager of Development and Membership. Membership Associate is responsible for the Museum’s weekend membership sales. Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge and the non-profit fundraising sector is a plus. Responsible for providing excellent customer service to museum members and visitors by answering general inquiries, and having extensive knowledge of the membership program, facility and other guest services.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Serves as a membership expert knowing all information pertaining to the museum’s membership program.
  • Provides courteous and professional service to museum visitors who want to become a member and functions as the point of contact for members who have questions about their existing membership.
  • Provides overall general information to visitors regarding museum programs, facility rentals, events, and refers other inquiries to appropriate staff.
  • Assists membership department as needed.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge in Raiser’s Edge, Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Strong computer literacy and willingness to learn various industry-related software programs.
  • Excellent leadership and customer service skills.
  • Must be organized, proactive, reliable and work efficiently.
  • Ability to use good judgment, remains flexible, and work under minimal supervision.
  • Experience working with a membership organization or non-profits a plus.

DESIRED PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • A strong dedication to the mission and culture of the museum world.
  • A personal commitment to maintain a collaborative work environment.
  • High ethical standards.
  • Diplomacy and tact.
  • Work in a fast paced environment.
  • Be able to work well as part of a team as well as independently

Please send resumes to Sharyn Samuels at ssamuels@pbcgov.org (no phone calls or walk-ins)

About the opportunity

The Education department is excited to offer summer internships for qualified undergraduate and graduate students. Interns will work closely with the Youth & Outreach Program Coordinator to facilitate Summer Tour Plus, an annual educational program designed for local K-12 student groups. The program includes docent-led tours through the galleries and fun cultural activities focused on Japanese arts and culture.

Professional development opportunities include:

  • Experience implementing art-based activities
  • Development of leadership and management skills
  • Cultivation of effective communication and teamwork strategies
  • Experience working in a cultural heritage and non-profit organization with museum professionals

Program Details

The 2018 summer program will run from June 14th to August 10th from Tuesday through Friday from 9:30am to 12:30pm. Interns may occasionally be asked to stay a later as some tours run late. There is some room for flexibility in scheduling depending on interns’ availability.

This is an unpaid internship. College credit may be granted, but must be coordinated in advance with the intern’s university/college.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Assist the Youth & Outreach Program Coordinator in preparing activities for our Summer Tour Plus (STP) Program
  • Implement craft-based activities during the STP program
  • Oversee high school volunteers assisting with the activities
  • Create a positive learning environment for the tour groups
  • Oversee a rotation of gallery tours provided by museum docents
  • Assist the Education Department with other tasks as needed

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Japanese culture
  • Experience working with children

Interested applicants should e-mail their resume to Alexandra Weaver, Youth and Outreach Program Coordinator, at aweaver@pbcgov.org. The deadline to submit the application is Monday, May 14th, 5PM.

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