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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 SECURITY

This position reports to the Associate Vice President of Operations and administers and manages the security and safety programs for the Museum. This position is responsible for all security and safety of persons (employees, visitors, etc.) and the Museum's galleries, artifacts, and multi-building complex. The primary responsibilities of this position include the following:

  • Develops and manages a full range of security, safety, and fire prevention and protection programs.

  • Chairs and administers the Museum's Safety Program to include a monthly committee meeting and maintaining the currency of the Museum's Safety Manual.

  • Chairs and administers the Museum's Emergency Management Team to include maintaining the currency of the Emergency Management Plan, coordinating the EMT meetings, conducting training exercises, and coordinating emergency operations as it unfolds.

  • Provides the leadership and supervision of the proprietary security team to include recruitment, training, equipping and discipline of security personnel.

  • Develops and manages the Security Department's budget.

  • Reviews incident reports with the appropriate staff and recommends action to preclude further occurrences; investigates internal losses and reports such matters to the AVP of Operations.

The ideal candidate for this position will have extensive experience in security, risk management, law enforcement, or a related field, as well as knowledge of security, safety, loss prevention, fire protection, and risk management practices. Experience in cultural institutions is a plus. Finally, outstanding communication, organizational, and management skills are essential.

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

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K-12 CURRICULUM COORDINATOR

The National WWII Museum is seeking an experienced educator to coordinate the development and evaluation of WWII lesson plans and classroom projects, design and facilitate on-site and online teacher professional development, and expand the Museum's nationwide network of teachers. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Education for Curriculum, the K-12 curriculum coordinator will play an instrumental role in developing and maintaining partnerships with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and other organizations that serve social studies educators and serves as a member of the Museum's curriculum development team designing meaningful educational opportunities for students and teachers nationwide.

  • Bachelors degree required (master's degree preferred) in history, arts administration, museum education, education, or related field.

  • Minimum of three years experience working with elementary and/or secondary school students and teachers in a museum, school, or other educational setting.

  • Experience in developing, implementing, and facilitating teacher professional development.

  • Strong knowledge of national educational standards and education systems and policy.

  • Demonstrated success in the development, delivery, and evaluation of educational curricula to both teachers and students.

  • Experience using social media tools including Twitter, Pinterest, and various blogging platforms. Knowledge of HTML a plus, but not required.

  • Willingness and ability to travel statewide and internationally in support of the Museum's student and teacher travel programs.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Willingness to work overtime during special events or heavy visitation periods or to meet deadlines.

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

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SECURITY OFFICER (PART-TIME)

The Security Officer is responsible for ensuring the safety and security of all guests, staff, and Museum properties in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Museum.

The ideal candidate will have experience in law enforcement, security, or military service. In addition, the ability to work a flexible schedule which includes weekends and holidays and the ability to perform the physical demands of the position are required.

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

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HISTORIAN

This position is funded for one year and reports to the Manager of Research Services. The Historian is responsible for collecting oral histories for use in and expansion of the Museum's oral history collection, exhibits, and online initiatives. A Bachelor of Arts degree in history, museum science, or related field is required. The successful candidate must be able to travel extensively; must have strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills; be proficient with office computer software programs and video/recording equipment; and be self-motivated with strong organizational abilities. The candidate must demonstrate oral history interview and research skills, plus knowledge of World War II-era history.

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

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ADMISSIONS ASSOCIATE

This part-time position reports to the Visitor Services Manager and is responsible for maintaining a welcoming rapport with visitors and providing information and customer service as necessary. This position processes ticket orders in a courteous and visitor-focused manner. The ideal candidate will have outstanding customer service skills and experience working with the public. In addition, experience balancing daily receipts is preferred and strong communication skills are essential. Finally, the ability to work a flexible schedule is a must as weekend work is required.

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

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THEATER AND A/V SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN (PART-TIME)

This position reports to the Theater and A/V Systems Manager and operates the Museum's multi-sensory theaters and live performance space. The ideal candidate will have 3 – 5 years experience with multi-sensory theater technologies and live theater and an in-depth knowledge of large venue video and audio systems with an emphasis on audio engineering. In addition, knowledge of show action equipment and controls technology is required. Finally, the ability to research problems quickly and resolve issues with minimal direct supervision is essential.

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

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DIRECTOR OF PLANNED GIVING

Under the direction of the Vice President of Institutional Advancement, the Director of Planned Giving will be responsible for reviewing the planned giving program, strengthening the program, acting as a planned giving resource for Major Gifts Officers, and working with donors and their professional advisors to secure gifts to increase and sustain the growth of planned gifts to benefit The National WWII Museum.

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.

Please click here to apply

 

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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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April 1, 2015
Lunchbox Lecture
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center

April 1, 2015
"America's Wartime Sweethearts: A Tribute to The Andrews Sisters"
11:45 am buffet seating
BB's Stage Door Canteen

April 1, 2015
White Glove Wednesdays
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

April 3, 2015
"Always. . . Patsy Cline"
6:00 pm dinner seating, 8:00 pm show only ticket
BB's Stage Door Canteen

April 4, 2015
"Always. . . Patsy Cline"
6:00 pm dinner seating, 8:00 pm show only ticket
BB's Stage Door Canteen

April 5, 2015
"Always. . . Patsy Cline"
11:00 am brunch seating, 1:00 pm show only ticket
BB's Stage Door Canteen

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