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Morikami is an equal opportunity employer.  There is no visa sponsorship available for vacant positions. Applicants must already have proof of legal status to work in the U.S.

Youth & Outreach Program Coordinator

Full-Time Position (40hrs/week)

Position Description:

The Youth and Outreach Program Coordinator will be responsible for the creation and implementation of educational programming for children (K-12) activities and off-site outreach programs (children and adults). This includes children’s activities at our annual festivals, special events, teacher development workshops, Family Fun Days, and our MORY and Summer Tour Plus programs.  The position requires a creative, dynamic and hands-on individual.  The person must be able to work weekends and evening events.

Position Reports to:

Curator of Education

Specific Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Create and implement museum educational programs for children and families.
  • Coordinate and implement all necessary aspects of programs to ensure success and efficiency (pre-, day-of, and post-program) of set-up and breakdown.
  • Develop, implement, and manage outreach programs for both students and adults.
  • Develop, create, and coordinate children’s (K-12) activities at our annual festivals and special event days, including the supervision of volunteers and managing setup and cleanup.
  • Develop, implement, and oversee the Summer Tour Plus (STP) program activities.
  • Supervise daily operations of STP, which also includes training and scheduling of interns and high school volunteers for the STP program.
  • Work with Education Staff in developing, creating, preparing and implementing programs for public and private school collaborations and teacher development workshops.
  • Manage the organization and inventory of the Education Department’s program supplies and replacement of various educational materials when necessary.
  • Work in conjunction with Curator of Education to develop educational teaching materials and tour program contents
  • Keep accurate monthly attendance and fiscal reports for all children’s programs, STP and MORY program, school collaborations, and outreach programs.
  • And other duties as specified

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in education, Japanese studies, Asian studies, or related field preferred.
  • Must have knowledge of Japanese language and culture. Experience living or working in Japan a plus.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in teaching and working with children (K-12)
  • Able to work with people of all ages
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, orally and in writing
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, external clients, and the public
  • A self-starter with the ability to work independently and collaboratively as a team player
  • Strong attention to detail and able to work in a fast-pace environment
  • Have personal transportation required for outreach programs
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher)
  • Required to work occasional evenings and weekend events
  • Strong organizational and computer skills
  • Experience working in a museum or cultural institution a plus
  • Experience with audio/visual presentations

Please send resume to:

Submission deadline:  until position is filled. We are taking applications and interviews now, but this position will be available to start end of July/beginning of August 2022.

No phone calls, no walk ins.

Cornell Cafe – Kitchen Support Staff

Seeking a dependable individual with a positive attitude and helpful nature to fulfill general kitchen duties including, but not limited to:

  • Preparing meal ingredients for the cook, which includes washing, peeling, cutting, slicing, and properly storing ingredients.
  • Performing safe and appropriate operation of all kitchen equipment and appliances.
  • Assisting kitchen staff with the unloading of food and/or supplies from delivery trucks and storage areas (must be able to lift 50+ pounds.)
  • Properly washing, drying, and storing all dishes, utensils, cooking instruments, and cutting boards.
  • Storing ingredients and food items according to food safety and hygiene codes and standards as specified by the Florida Department of Health.
  • Keeping all work and storage areas organized and clean as per the food safety and hygiene codes and standards as specified by the Florida Department of Health.
  • Adhering to all additional food safety and hygiene codes and standards as specified by the Florida Department of Health.
  • Packing take-out orders as needed.
  • Removing garbage, replacing garbage bags, and washing garbage cans.
  • Washing, mopping and sweeping the kitchen, hallway, and storage areas as required.

Additional requirements of the job include, but are not limited to:

  • Exhibiting a professional attitude and helpful demeanor when interacting with all staff and customers.
  • Following directives from the restaurant owners and managers in a timely and professional manner.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Refraining from cell phone or device usage while working.
  • Ability to work flexible hours as needed Tuesday through Sunday’s 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Ability to work flexible hours outside of normal Museum business hours for special events.

Kitchen experience is preferred, but not required.

Email resume and/or cover letter to

No phone calls or walk-ins, please.

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