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Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at The National WWII Museum. The National WWII Museum is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and seeks diversity in its workforce. The National WWII Museum is dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including age, sex, race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability. Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act, applicants may request accommodations needed to participate in the application process.

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AVAILABLE POSITIONS

DIRECTOR OF CURATORIAL SERVICES

This position reports to the associate vice president of education and access, leads the curatorial services team and is responsible for the development, curation, management, and care of the Museum's artifact and archival collections including registration, storage, digitization and access, maintenance, and retrieval in accordance with best museum practices.

Primary job responsibilities for this position include supervising the assistant director for curatorial services, assistant director for digital collections, assistant director for collections management, and the senior curator and restoration manager; overseeing the development and management of the Museum's collections and implementing and updating processes as necessary; assuring the Museum's premier collection of personal accounts and oral history is actively managed to best practice standards; and developing and managing the curatorial services department budget.

The ideal candidate will have a master's degree in a discipline related to the American experience of World War II, including history, education, museum management or related field (master's degree required) and 7–10 years of related experience in collections management. In addition, experience with major collections management systems and demonstrated knowledge of rights, reproductions, and licensing are required. Finally, previous supervisory experience, strong problem-solving skills, and excellent communication skills are a must.

Interested candidates should apply online or mail resumes to 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130.

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SENIOR DIRECTOR OF VISITOR SERVICES

This position reports to the associate vice president of operations and provides leadership to the visitor services, retail, parking, and entertainment departments. The senior director is responsible for the fiscal performance of these departments, general management and oversight of operations of these departments, developing strategic growth opportunities, and working closely with senior management to develop strategies and programs in alignment with the Museum's mission. This position is responsible for enhancing the overall visitor experience by developing training for staff and volunteers and procedures and protocols that will help visitors have a seamless visit. The senior director of visitor services will work daily with staff and volunteers to ensure visitors have a safe, educational and pleasant experience.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree and a minimum of five years managerial experience in sales, visitor services, guest relations, hospitality management, or retail with proven administrative and supervisory skills. In addition, proficiency in Microsoft Office is required and familiarity with the Galaxy ticketing and/or Counterpoint system is a plus. Finally, outstanding leadership, communication, problem-solving, organizational, and interpersonal skills are essential as is the demonstrated ability to work well under pressure while maintaining a professional demeanor.

Interested candidates should apply online or mail resumes to 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130.

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PROJECT COORDINATOR FOR EDUCATION AND ACCESS

This position reports to the associate vice president of education and access and acts as the AVP's liaison to the capital expansion, curatorial, special exhibit, education and research departments, and other departments, by reviewing and advising the AVP on priority communications, project coordination and other initiatives. The project coordinator is responsible for a wide variety of internal and external communications and tasks involving ongoing departmental activities with specific attention to coordinating the work of the AVP in support of content development for the capital expansion. With approval of the AVP, this position provides support to content development work teams in support of capital expansion and other departmental staff members and work teams for specific requests and/or tasks.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree (master's degree preferred) and a minimum of three years senior-level administrative experience. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and exceptional communication skills are essential as are initiative and sound independent judgment. Finally, experience with project management, preferably across multiple departments, is required.

Interested candidates should apply online or mail resumes to 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130.

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RECEPTIONIST AND OPERATIONS ASSISTANT

This position reports to the assistant director of volunteer and guest services and is the initial contact for callers to the Museum and visitors to the administrative offices. This position also provides clerical support for the associate vice president of operations. In addition, this position is the contact for all VIP tour requests and works with visitor services and volunteer services to ensure all requests are handled and arrangements are made.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years experience in a fast-paced office setting and be proficient in Microsoft Office. In addition, excellent communication and organizational skills, along with initiative and good judgment, are required.

Interested candidates should apply online or mail resumes to 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130.

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ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT OF FINANCE

This position reports to the vice president of operations & CFO and is responsible for maintaining professional standards of financial recording, reporting management, and accountability for the organization.

The associate vice president of finance is an executive-level position in the Museum and participates in the strategic decision-making process for the organization as a whole. As such, the essential duties for this position include providing leadership and supervision of the accounting and purchasing departments, providing direction of daily, monthly, and annual general-ledger entries to accurately record the financial activities of the organization, preparing accurate monthly financial reports for senior management and the Board of Trustees, and working with departments and vice presidents to develop the annual fiscal budget. The associate vice president of finance manages internal and external audits, coordinates preparation of federal and state annual filings and tax returns, and prepares compliance reports for third-party lenders, grantors, and agencies. The position is also responsible for preparing committee reports, financial variance analysis, and managing key statistical and operational analysis for the organization's various revenue centers.

The ideal candidate will be a certified public accountant and have a degree in finance, accounting, or business administration with a minimum of five years leadership experience, preferably in not-for-profit organizations. Experience with GAAP and familiarity with the federal tax code is required. In addition, experience in Blackbaud accounting programs is preferred with expert Excel experience and strong analytical skills required. Finally, outstanding communication and organizational skills along with initiative and sound judgment are a must.

Interested candidates should apply online or mail resumes to 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130.

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SENIOR DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP

This position oversees all functions of membership, tribute products, and any other annual giving initiatives. This position provides primary support to the Associate Vice President for Membership & Fundraising Events by assisting with strategic planning and developing new programmatic initiatives to meet goals and grow revenue, managing programmatic workflow, reviewing and approving all correspondence as well as performance reviews. The Senior Director will also be responsible for ensuring data continuity across all Museum databases, report generation to support Charter Membership (onsite and direct mail), Patriots Circle, Bricks, and Museum Press. Additionally, this position will coordinate staff meetings and participate in Museum work teams as assigned.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree as well as extensive direct mail marketing and/or annual fundraising experience on a national level, including mail, email, and telemarketing. In addition, three years of supervisory experience and three years experience in managing an annual fund program earning over $1 million are required. Finally, proficiency in Microsoft Office (especially Excel), proficiency in Raisers Edge (or similar donor management system) as well as strong organizational and communication skills are a must.

Interested candidates should apply online or mail resumes to 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130.

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PARKING ATTENDANT

This part-time position reports to the parking manager and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the garage in the absence of the manager. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting guests as necessary, maintaining equipment, using iParc professional software, and working special events.

The ideal candidate will have excellent customer service skills and basic math skills. In addition, the ability to use parking equipment and software is a must. Finally, the ability to work flexible hours and to perform the physical demands of the job along with a valid driver's license and clean driving record are a must.

Interested candidates should apply online or mail resumes to 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130.

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ENTERTAINMENT SALES COORDINATOR (PART-TIME)

This position reports to the director of entertainment and is responsible for selling the Museum's entertainment off-site. Since 2009, the Museum has developed several original productions to include Jump, Jive & Wail, The Music of Louis Prima, Bob Hope and his All Star Pacific Tour, The Victory Belles, The Vic-Tones, and The Victory Swing Orchestra. The Museum is seeking to have these shows presented across the country to help keep the music of the 1940s alive. The entertainment sales coordinator will research and sell the Museum's productions off campus at appropriate venues and events. This position also assists with entertainment scheduling, contracts, billing, show forms, and promotion.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree in music business, marketing, or a related field, and a minimum of four years experience in entertainment sales. In addition, knowledge of 1940s music, excellent writing and communication skills, and a keen attention to detail with the ability to multitask are required. A self-starter that is able and willing to work independently is a must.

Interested candidates should apply online or mail resumes to 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130.

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DIRECTOR OF EXHIBITS

This position reports to the associate vice president of education and access and manages all aspects of the Museum's special and traveling exhibits and assures best maintenance of permanent exhibits. This position supervises the exhibit designer and the traveling exhibit manager and leads work teams of curators, historians, educators, and others in developing and maintaining Museum exhibits. In addition, the director of exhibits develops and manages Exhibit Department budgets, contracts, schedules, and project and vendor management.

Qualified applicants will have a bachelor's degree (master's degree preferred) in industrial design, architecture, graphic design, fine arts, history, museum science, or related field and a minimum of five years experience in exhibit design and fabrication together with demonstrated skill in developing and installing exhibitions.

Interested candidates should apply online or mail resumes to 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130.

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR DIGITAL COLLECTIONS

This position reports to the director of curatorial services and is responsible for directing the digitization of the Museum's collections and the subsequent management of these materials, which includes the Museum's accessioned collections of artifacts and archival materials and the entire oral history collection, as well as archival footage and photographs, digital exhibit media, and video lecture content. The assistant director for digital collections works closely with the Museum technologist, who chairs the digitization work team, and serves as a key member of the work team. This position also supervises two processing archivists.

The ideal candidate will have a master's degree from an ALA-accredited program with a concentration in archives management (required) and at least five years experience in a related field. In addition, demonstrated knowledge of collections management systems (KE Emu preferred), proven success in implementing digital asset management solutions and workflows in a complex environment, and an understanding of legal issues around digital asset use are required. Finally, supervisory experience and strong interpersonal and communication skills are a must.

Interested candidates should apply online or mail resumes to 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130.

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ENGINEER 2ND CLASS

This position reports to the chief engineer and is responsible for ensuring the Museum's spaces are maintained and safe for visitors, staff, and volunteers. Responsibilities include operating and maintaining equipment in the Central Plant and performing a variety of maintenance work such as HVAC, carpentry, electrical, and plumbing tasks.

The ideal candidate MUST possess a current City of New Orleans 2nd Class Stationary Engineer's License with air conditioning certification (2nd class Boiler preferred as well). In addition, the ability to work a flexible schedule is required; this includes all three shifts and weekends and holidays.

Interested candidates should apply online or mail resumes to 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130.

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CUSTODIAN EVENT SET UP PERSONNEL

This position reports to the Facilities Manager and is responsible for event set up as well as other custodial tasks. The primary job duties consist of setting up and breaking down tables and chairs for Museum events, floor care, pressure washing and other custodial tasks such as cleaning restrooms, vacuuming, dusting, mopping and cleaning glass.

The ideal candidate will be physically able to perform manual work and be familiar with cleaning procedures and custodial equipment. In addition, the ability to work a flexible schedule is a must.

Interested candidates should apply online or mail resumes to 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130.

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CUSTODIAN

This position reports to the Facilities Manager and is responsible for custodial tasks. Custodial tasks include general cleaning such as cleaning restrooms, vacuuming, dusting, mopping and cleaning glass as well as special floor care duties.

The ideal candidate will be physically able to perform manual work and be familiar with cleaning procedures and custodial equipment. In addition, the ability to work a flexible schedule is a must and basic knowledge of A/V equipment is helpful.

Interested candidates should apply online or mail resumes to 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130.

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