Employment

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A creative and fulfilling place to work

There are many opportunities to get involved with MOCA Jacksonville, whether it’s working at the Museum, participating in our internship program, or volunteering in a variety of areas.

MOCA lists all available positions on this website, but applications must be made through the University of North Florida job portal. Please check back for employment opportunities in the future.

Job opportunities will remain posted until positions are filled. Candidates may be contacted for interviews, however, due to the high level of interest in positions, MOCA Jacksonville does not respond to all applicants. Calls and emails are not accepted regarding the status of employment applications.

MOCA Jacksonville is a registered 501©(3) nonprofit organization and an equal opportunity employer. UNF is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution.


Directions

  • Read the position description.
  • Click on the link that follows the description. (Quicklink should take you directly to the listing)

From the main Job Portal Search (https://www.unfjobs.org/

  • Click on Search Postings.
  • Under Department, choose MOCA.
  • Click on Search.
  • Click on the position you are seeking.



Museum Guest Relations Associate

The Guest Relations Associate acts as first point of contact for visitors to the museum at the guest relations desk. The Guest Relations Associate is stationed at the guest relations desk are responsible for welcoming guests, handling admission and membership sales transactions, special event staffing, and managing general customer service needs. 

Essential Functions:

  • Provide excellent customer service, greeting customers and orienting them to the museum. 
  • Provide solutions to visitors and inquiries at the front desk in person, via phone and email. 
  • Engage visitors with additional information regarding exhibitions and museum programs. 
  • Assist with selling museum memberships to returning visitors. 
  • Assist in conducting surveys and post program feedback. 
  • Follow museum visitor check in policies and procedures. 
  • Provide general museum information regarding upcoming exhibitions and events. 
  • Keep an accurate register, manage daily admissions and the QuickBooks REVEL POS software. 
  • Maintain records and spreadsheets of museum attendance for monthly, quarterly, and annual reports. 
  • Maintain stocks of informational brochures for guests and rotate or replenish as needed.

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SUmmer Camp Instructor - Student

Must currently be an enrolled UNF Student from any academic department

MOCA Jacksonville is looking for Summer Art Camp Instructors to implement and support MOCA’s annual Summer Art Camp. The instructor will lead sessions of camp at the Museum for children ages 4-14. Summer Art Camp offers weekly sessions from June 6-July 1 and July 11 – August 5, 2022. Instructors will attend a mandatory training session in May 2022.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop and teach creative and engaging curriculum for MOCA camp topics
  • Submit written lesson plans, and supply lists within budget by the department’s deadline
  • Ensure that activities are effectively and safely implemented following risk management protocol
  • Demonstrate effective problem-solving skills, patience, and flexibility
  • Oversee behavioral plans and manage discipline issues with students
  • Work with volunteers in camp classes to prep supplies and implement classroom management procedures
  • Maintain a positive and enthusiastic attitude with staff, parents, and campers
  • Set up, break down and clean the classroom on a weekly basis
  • Maintain health and safety guidelines in compliance with current museum protocols

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Summer Camp Instructor 

MOCA Jacksonville is looking for Summer Art Camp Instructors to implement and support MOCA’s annual Summer Art Camp. The instructor will lead sessions of camp at the Museum for children ages 4-14. Summer Art Camp offers weekly sessions from June 6-July 1 and July 11 – August 5, 2022. Instructors will attend a mandatory training session in May 2022. 

Essential Functions:

  • Develop and teach creative and engaging curriculum for MOCA camp topics 
  • Submit written lesson plans, and supply lists within budget by the department’s deadline 
  • Ensure that activities are effectively and safely implemented following risk management protocol 
  • Demonstrate effective problem-solving skills, patience, and flexibility 
  • Oversee behavioral plans and manage discipline issues with students 
  • Work with volunteers in camp classes to prep supplies and implement classroom management procedures 
  • Maintain a positive and enthusiastic attitude with staff, parents, and campers 
  • Set up, break down and clean the classroom on a weekly basis 
  • Maintain health and safety guidelines in compliance with current museum protocols 

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OPS Catering Bartender

The OPS Catering Bartender is part of the events and catering team at the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville. This position ensures smooth and professional food and beverage service during events and catering with an emphasis on high standards in appearance, hospitality, and customer satisfaction.

Essential Functions:

  • Mix drinks using an extensive range of ingredients including liquor, bitters, soda, water, sugar, and fruits, including standard and unique drinks.
  • Keep bar area clean, safe, and organized
  • Providing great customer service while maintaining control of the bar, serving drinks, and managing the financials.
  • Mix all drinks based on the standard serving sizes, keeping drink costs at a minimum.
  • Collect payment for drinks served and providing change as needed; Balance cash receipts; Maintain an accurate drawer throughout the event.
  • Ability to think quickly, exercise good judgement and monitor patrons for overconsumption is essential.
  • Previous experience with cash handling, ability to cash-out the cash drawer, making sure it balances with the POS system and note any discrepancies.
  • Check identification to verify legal age requirements for all customers
  • Keep a well-stocked bar with an adequate supply of liquor, beer, wine, mixers, ice, napkins, straws, glassware, and other accessories.
  • Slice, pit, and prepare fruit garnishes for drinks
  • Complete alcohol inventories and communicate any resupply requests to the Events and Catering Coordinator.

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ARt installer Seasonal

Under the direction of curatorial staff, responsible for assisting in the installation of exhibitions presented in the museum, ensuring that the vision of the artist and curator is fulfilled. 

Tasks include:

  • Installation and de-installation of exhibitions 
  • Preparation of artwork for exhibition and/or shipment/storage 
  • Installation of technology such as media players and monitors 
  • Safe and efficient crating, packing and transportation of artwork 
  • Efficiently and neatly painting gallery walls 
  • Maintenance of work spaces, tools and environment 
  • Working in a team environment with curatorial department 
  • On occasion need to work late evening and weekend hours

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security guard 

As a member of the Security Department, the Security Guard is responsible for ensuring the safety of employees, visitors and the protection of MOCA Jacksonville property and art work.

Tasks include: 

  • Secure various posts on a rotational basis including galleries, access ramps, elevators, and other areas as assigned.
  • Inspect bags of visitors entering the museum and staff leaving the museum when necessary.
  • Inform visitors and staff of museum policies and enforce them appropriately. 
  • Monitor and maintain the flow of visitors in all galleries.
  • Report to a Chief of Security and assist with documenting any incident related to visitors, staff, or art work.
  • Identify safety hazards, suspicious behavior and potential problems and report to the Chief of Security and Deputy Director.
  • Assist with emergency evacuations.
  • Provide security at special events.
  • Perform fireguard duties as qualified.
  • Is responsible for ensuring the safety of the works of art by patrolling galleries to ensure that visitors are not touching works of art
  • Performs opening and closing procedures including; locking all doors, checking all floors to ensure that no one is in the building, and alarming/disarming the alarm
  • Handles some front desk duties prior to the opening of the museum including monitoring front door, assisting guests, answering telephone, and monitoring the delivery of works of art into the museum.

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FWS MOCA Curatorial Student

Must be a current UNF student who is eligible for and accepts Federal Work Study (FWS) funding. 

Assist the Museum Curatorial Staff including assisting the Curatorial Department with all aspects of exhibition organization including generating checklists and other reports; filing and data entry, image scanning, and compiling exhibition-related research; assist Curator and Marketing department with exhibition-related publications by locating images, securing copyright permissions and compiling research as directed. OR Preparator, and Registrar with exhibition of art and art events. This may include maintenance of the Collection; including maintenance of work and storage spaces, tools and environment; assist in the installation and de-installation of exhibitions, wall preparation and painting, wall labels, and construction of diverse elements of the art projects and exhibitions.

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FWS MOCA Design & Communications Assistant

Must be a current UNF student who is eligible for and accepts Federal Work Study (FWS) funding. 

Under the direction of the Director of Communications, the participant may work with either an emphasis in communications or an emphasis in graphic design based on applicant’s area of study, experience, and skill set. This includes creating blogs, writing press releases and building digital media calendars that support MOCA’s communications strategies; and/or providing design services through the development and production of print and digital collateral, assisting with Graphic Design in supporting all departments across the museum. 

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SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS

Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at www.unfjobs.org in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records.