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Love children? Have a fun and caring personality? Want to help kids everyday and work in an exciting environment? Then join the Miami Children’s Museum team!

We are always looking for talented, motivated, member-focused people to fill positions as educators; birthday party leaders; camp counselors; gift shop and front desk associates; building maintenance staff; administrators and receptionists; and more.

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Marketing Manager

POSITION SUMMARY:

Marketing strategies include, but not limited to: printed materials, public relations, social media, advertising, promotions, community events, special events and website. In addition, this position is responsible for the design and layout of key collateral for the Museum. This positions reports to Director of Marketing, Public Relations and Sales.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Build the Miami Children’s Museum’s brand and develop strategic marketing, promotions and public relations plan

  • Develop and create promotions for the Museum to increase awareness and revenue.

  • Oversee the design and promotion of promotional materials including brochures, e-blasts, newsletters, print ads, programs, events, and other materials to increase awareness.

  • Collaborating and building existing and new relationships with media for advertising opportunities and/or cross-promotional efforts.

  • Serves as primary liaison to all vendors to complete production of printed materials, advertisements and promotional items.

  • Assist in the development of an annual PR strategy and platform for the organization; consisting of strong PR strategies to maximize awareness of organization thru press releases, media event and speeches.

  • Create promotions that will raise awareness for exhibit openings and signature museum events.

  • Implement and manage community events promoting the Museum

  • Designs key Museum collateral including e-blasts, advertisement, newsletters and direct mail.

  • Develop an organizational, integrated social media strategy. Work closely with other departments to ensure integration of all social media programs and initiatives. Conduct, gather and analyze best practices to determine new social media opportunities and improve existing channels. Measure and report on the use and success of social media activities.

  • Support marketing, public relations, and sales, planning and coordination of projects to support overall marketing effort and/or specific program needs.

  • Write speeches for signature events as well as other events as needed.

  • Assist Director of Marketing/PR with budget process and managing budget.

  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.

  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or related field

  • Management and supervisory skills

  • Ability to handle multiple projects at a time and work on tight  deadline

  • Must be flexible and have creativity

  • Strong writing skills

  • Interpersonal, communication, writing and proofreading skills, organizational and planning skills

  • Knowledge of graphics, design, printing and publishing

  • Excellent computer skills

  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work

  • Must be able to work weekends and nights when necessary

  • Bilingual a plus

Send Resume to ralderman@miamichildrensmuseum.org

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Finance Manager

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for maintaining professional standards of financial management and accountability, insurance and employee benefit plans for the Museum.  Responsible for Payroll, Human Resources and Accounts Receivable preparation and reporting. Supervise Accounts Payable and Reception resources. Work with External Auditors and ensure compliance and implementation of audit recommendations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintain the Museum’s General ledger including preparation and/or review of monthly journal entries and all supporting schedules. Reviews all accounts for accuracy, before presenting to CFO for approval.

  • Produce timely monthly financial statements and provides explanations of variances with budget.

  • Oversee employee payroll process. Responsible for Museum payroll and the administration of new hire reporting, all state and federal employee tax administration and filings. Responsible for preparation of Museum payroll. Assures employee payroll process, and responsible for administration of associated payments and reporting.

  • Responsible for Accounts Receivable and Collections.

  • Prepare and assure payment of all taxes and the completion of tax reports.

  • Supervise Accounts Payable and ensure timely payments to vendors and providers.

  • Responsible for reconciling all bank accounts and agreeing to general ledger balances.

  • Responsible for all aspects of Human Resources administration and maintains all formal employee files.

  • Responsible for preparing fiscal and monthly information for grant requests and assists in grant reporting.

  • Prepare year-end 1099’s.

  • Coordinate year-end audit by CPA’s. Prepares all audit schedules, drafts of financial statements, trial balances, etc. as required for audit.

  • Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, accounting preferred.

  • Knowledge and use of Blackbaud software

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

  • Previous supervisory experience preferred.

Send Resume to treid@miamichildrensmuseum.org

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​​Camp Teachers for PK3 - PK4, K-1st, 2nd -3rd, 3-5th

Position Summary:

The Miami Children’s Museum seeks motivated and experienced Camp Teachers to join its 2014 Kid’s World Summer Camp.

Camp Teachers provide essential input and creativity into the planning and implementation of this camp’s unique, weekly theme-based curriculum exploring world cultures.

All Camp Teachers will work with a team that includes the Camp and Curriculum Manager and Assistant Manager, Camp Teaching Artist, MCM’s children’s theater group, and other content specialists, and be supported by a Camp Counselor who serves as a teaching assistant in the classroom.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Teachers are required to complete a number of hours of group and independent lesson planning as required by the Museum.

  • Camp Teachers must commit to a 5 week summer camp session, 40 hours per week.

  • Follow program schedule set by Camp Manager, record attendance; supervise children at all times and go on weekly field trips.

  • Prepare and lead 1-2 daily 30 minute interactive activities related to weekly world culture themes and be comfortable engaging children on topics.

  • Participate in required meetings, trainings and program assessment.

  • Oversee and guide campers through projects and camp activities.

  • Create a fun, welcoming and safe environment for kids!

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and minimum 3 years of experience teaching or developing and implementing educational programs for children

  • Proven ability to develop engaging, multi-media, hands-on activities

  • Teaching Certification preferred

Teaching sessions:

  • Session 1 June 9- July 11

  • Session 2 July 14- August 15

Compensation:

16-18 per hour

Please email your resume to kdelgado@miamichildrensmuseum.org and include the job position and name in the subject line.

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Camp Counselor for PK3 - PK4, K-1st, 2nd-3rd, 3-5th

Position Summary:

The Miami Children’s Museum seeks mature and motivated Camp Counselors to join its 2014 Kid’s World Summer Camp.

Camp Counselors will assist Camp Teachers and staff in preparing and leading daily activities; create a fun and welcoming environment, and ensure the well-being and safety of camper at all times. Counselors must display maturity and kindness, encourage respect and creativity, and monitor camper behavior at all times.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Counselors must commit to a 5 week summer camp session, 35 hours per week.

  • Attend required meetings and trainings prior to and during the start of camp.

  • Follow program schedule, record attendance, attend field trips and supervise children at all times.

  • Oversee and guide campers through multi-day projects and camp activities.

Qualifications:

  • At least 1 year of experience working with children.

  • Letter of reference

Teaching sessions:

  • Session 1 June 9- July 11

  • Session 2 July 14- August 15

Compensation and hours:

$10 per hour

Please email your resume to kdelgado@miamichildrensmuseum.org Include the job position and your name in the subject line.

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Camp Art Teacher

Position Summary:

The Miami Children’s Museum seeks an experienced Art Teacher committed to supporting the creativity and self-expression of children.
Teaching Artists will develop and implement daily activities for classes of children 3 to 10 years old that introduce art-making and crafting traditions from around the world.

As part of the MCM Summer Camp team, the Art Teacher will collaborate with  Camp Classroom Teachers, Camp and Curriculum Manager and Assistant Manager, MCM’s children’ theater group on activities that support the camp’s unique, weekly theme-based curriculum exploring world cultures.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Camp Teachers must commit to a 5 week camp session, 30 hours per week.

  • Prepare and lead age appropriate art activities that support and interpret the world culture theme and learning objectives set by Camp Management.

  • Utilize diverse art materials and mediums, and introduce children to new artistic techniques and tools.

  • Provide written and visual documentation of art lessons and activities.
    Follow the program schedule set by Camp Manager and help

  • implement other camp activities, as requested.

  • Participate in meetings, trainings sessions and program evaluation.

  • Oversee and guide campers through single and multi-day art projects.

  • Ensure the safety of children at all times.

  • Create a fun, welcoming and safe environment for kids!

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience developing and implementing art activities for children.

  • Teaching Certification or Degree in Art, Art Education, Art Therapy a plus.

Teaching sessions:

  • Session 1 June 9- July 11

  • Session 2 July 14- August 15

Compensation:

$16-18 per hour

Please email your resume to kdelgado@miamichildrensmuseum.org Include the job position and your name in the subject line.

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Tour Guide

Internship Description:

The Miami Children’s Museum is looking for a responsible and self-motivated individual to assist in the museum experiences department. Tour Guides lead class groups (grades PreK- 5th) through the museum exhibits and facilitate learning for students through questions, exploration and play.  Tour guides present exhibit information to groups of students as well as facilitate story times and art based projects. Tour Guide interns must be willing complete 10 weeks with the organization.

  We’re Looking for People Who Are:

  • Tour Guide interns must be energetic and experienced working with children.

  • Interest in informal learning and museum, and art education.

  • interns must be willing to perform some minor cleaning duties (sanitizing toys and activity supplies as needed). 

  • Knowledgeable in computer programs: Excel and Word. Preferred, not mandatory.

  • Able to speak and understand English. Bi-lingual (English / Spanish) applicants preferred, but not required.

  • Comfort in working with adults and children of all ages, race, abilities and background required.

Schedule:

The Miami Children's Museum is looking for energetic interns who can work a flexible schedule (approximately 15 hours a week), who enjoy the educational industry and who are able to work at least a summer or a semester's length of time. The opportunity may be extended.

How to Apply:

We are willing to work with any level college student. The student must be a US citizen or posses a (F1) student visa. International students must first do the necessary arrangements with the college or university in order to get their I-20 set up.  The internship is not paid, however there are many opportunities to receive excellent practical experience. There is no deadline to submit your internship application. If you are interested in an internship with the Miami Children's Museum, please contact Myrna T. Llaguno at Myrna@miamichildrensmuseum.org or Fax resume to 305-373-5431. No phone calls please.

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Kindermusik Instructor

Certified Kindermusik instructor preferably with at least two years experience implementing the program. Curriculum experience required.

Send Resume to betty@miamichildrensmuseum.org

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Certified Teacher (Liberty City Site)

POSITION SUMMARY:

The After School Instructor has day-to-day responsibility for a group of students, including behavior management, recording attendance, implementing lesson plans, and completing assessment documentation.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Lead theme-based activities while following program curriculum and schedule.  Encourage students to participate in self-directed activities and provide homework assistance.  

  • Use positive classroom management techniques to manage group behavior.  Create an engaging classroom setting and maintain a safe environment for children at all times.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree and Certified to teach.

  • Strong organization skills.  Previous experience with children preferable.

Send resume to sjacobs@miamichildrensmuseum.org

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Museum Educator (Part Time)

Position Summary:

Outgoing, energetic individual needed to work with children and ensure a fun, positive and educational visitor experience. Educators implement all public programs of the Museum, such as conducting guided tours, drop-in public programs and community and academic outreaches.

Essential Functions:

  • Conduct guided tours throughout the Museum exhibits for group tours, camps, and offsite outreach programs when needed.

  • Maintain the highest standards of friendly, helpful customer service at all times.

  • Lead daily drop-in activities with a high energy level, engaging guests to participate and have fun.

  • Attend mandatory monthly meetings and trainings when scheduled.

  • Maintain exhibit floor upkeep and positive visitor interaction.

  • Facilitate learning for guests through questions, exploration and play.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Strong team player with a proactive attitude.

  • Experience in working with children.

  • Ability to walk or stand for long periods of time.

  • Strong general knowledge of sciences, art, music, culture and history.

  • Ability to lead arts and crafts activities to children.

  • Exercise active listening skills and positive body language through smiling, sustaining eye contact and keeping good posture.

Send cover letter and résumé to Anais Rodriguez at arodriguez@miamichildrensmuseum.org.

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MCM Player auditions:

MCM Players is an in-house performance group creating original shows for the museum spaces and auditorium. The ideal candidate will have experience in children's theater and be able to do solo performances and workshops as needed. Shows are primarily on weekends and during holidays but weekday opportunities as museum educator exist. Please prepare a monologue and be ready to improvise. Musical ability is a plus.

Send Resume to peter@miamichildrensmuseum.org

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Birthday Party Hosts

The Birthday party host is responsible for delivering a First class birthday party experience to our guests. Hosts decorate the birthday room, greet the parents, lead a craft activity, conduct a tour of the museum, and cut the cake. Ideal applicants will have exceptional customer service, ability to have fun with small children and a sunny disposition. Bilingual not necessary but appreciated. Hours are primarily on the Weekend from 9am-6pm.

Send resume and cover letter to Anais Rodriguez at arodriguez@miamichildrensmuseum.org.