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Morikami Museum, Delray Beach

ISSUED: 08/16/2021


Salary: $60,810 Annually, negotiable depending on qualifications

Department: Parks and Recreation/Special Facilities Administration

Hours: 40 Variable hours/week; may include evenings, holidays and weekends.

Other: Ability to lift 50 pounds preferred. Valid Florida Driver's License and PBC Risk Management Department driving history approval prior to appointment.

Use the Job ID based on the Position Location as follows: 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach, FL  -- Job ID 18031

Oversees all curatorial responsibilities, inclusive of the collections department, exhibitions and educational programming of the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens. Coordinates and conducts meetings with museum staff, County personnel and agencies, board of trustees, contractors, artists, collectors and the public. Ensures that appropriate and accurate record-keeping procedures are maintained for the collections and museum operations. Acts as a spokesperson for the museum when appropriate with the media, and at functions, conferences and meetings. Directs the overall institutional operations in the absence of the Morikami Park Administrator.

Bachelor's Degree in Natural Sciences or one of the Humanities such as Art History, Museum Studies, Asian History/Studies, Japanese Studies, History and Anthropology with an emphasis in Japanese history and culture; minimum of two (2) years of professional experience in museum work.

PREFERENCE FOR EXPERIENCE WITH: Japanese history, language and culture; museum administration; fund raising; personnel management and public relations and/or public administration; governmental accounting. Also desirable: Master's Degree in Japanese Art or Museum Science or Studies.

All employees of Palm Beach County may be required to work before, during and/or after a natural or man-made disaster or hurricane.

In accordance with Affirmative Action requirements of Sec. 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the County provides reasonable accommodation. If you need a reasonable accommodation for interviewing or initial employment, please notify the Palm Beach County BCC Human Resources Department. EO/AA Employer M/F/D/V; (Drug Free Work Place)

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to Marilyn Kloo,

No telephone calls or “walk- ins”, please.


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