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Museum Manager II #11462

Daytona State College, Daytona Beach

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Daytona State College is home to the Southeast Museum of Photography (, one of the largest photography museums in the nation and one of about a dozen such museums in the US. Home to a collection of over 9000 photographs, the SMP offers 7-12 exhibits each year, from its own and borrowed collections. The Manager II position reports directly to the college provost and oversees all aspects of museum operations with a staff of three fulltime employees plus student workers and volunteers. Located in 5,500 square feet of space on two floors of the beautiful Mediterranean Revival Mori Hosseini building at the entrance to DSC’s main campus, the SMP hosts 4,000 visitors each year.

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.

DSC is consistently ranked in the top tier of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs. The online Nursing and Engineering Technology degrees are ranked as the No. 1 most affordable programs of their kind, lists DSC as one of Florida’s Top Online Colleges and Schools, covering all accredited universities and colleges in the state, and our Elementary Education Teacher Prep Program was recently ranked among the best in the country by the National Council on Teacher Quality. Additionally, the U.S. Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency Center has ranked DSC among the top 50 most affordable public four-year institutions in the country, with tuition that is less than half the national average. And for three years in a row, U.S. News & World Report has ranked DSC among its Top Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans. DSC is a student-centered institution committed to open access, excellence in teaching and learning, and, foremost, student success. The College offers a full range of social and cultural activities that include our internationally recognized Southeast Museum of Photography, a state-of-the-art fitness and aquatic facility, an athletic program with 10 varsity sports, and a performing arts center that hosts theatrical, musical and dance productions throughout the year. Admission to most of these events is free for DSC employees.

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 Qualifications:  Master’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 $43,000. 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: 2/21/2022
Closing Date:  Open until filled
Application review to begin on 3/21/2022

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 exhibitions, 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 at 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. 

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 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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