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Employment Opportunities

Senior Director of Development, Communications & Marketing

 

The Senior Director of Development, Communications & Marketing strategically partners with the Museum’s Executive Director, board of trustees’ chair, trustees and overseers, directors and senior management team in communicating the Museum’s mission, motivating and soliciting donors and building a sustainable culture of philanthropy to secure the Museum’s strategic plan and future. The Sr. Director of Development, Communication & Marketing is entrusted with confidential issues, and the Museum’s most valued relationships and opportunities. S/he is responsible for leading and managing all aspects of advancement for the Museum.  Develop overall integrated marketing strategy that proactively manages the Museum’s image with its local, regional and national audiences that supports the Museum’s initiatives, reinforces its reputation and helps to increase its attendance

QUALIFICATIONS:
Ten+ years diversified experience in fundraising, at least some of which must have been at the senior level. Undergraduate degree required in related field; masters’ preferred. Prior experience in museum field desirable. Position requires demonstrated success in strategic planning, supervision of staff, strong written and verbal communication and the ability to maximize the talents of board members and volunteers. Must be literate in MS Office software and Donor Management Software.

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Part Time Public Programs Crew Member

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the direction of the Public Programs Coordinator and/or Public Programs Manager, crew members and supervisors carry out a varied routine that ensures the smooth operation of our programs. Under the direction of the Lead Supervisor, a crew member’s specific duties and responsibilities during evening programs include, but are not limited to:

  • Greeting guests on pier and providing preliminary safety briefing.
  • Boarding guests and leading them to their sleeping compartments.
  • Assisting with meal service in the Mess Deck as needed.
  • Giving guided tours or manning tour stations during evening program.
  • Assist in maintaining a safe environment for guests and crew alike. Any changes in assignments must be approved by the evening’s Supervisor.
  • Crew members are expected to attend the pre-program briefing
  • All Crewmembers are expected to attend the program’s Orientation and Closing Ceremony unless they have been reassigned by their direct Supervisor.
  • Ongoing professional development and continuing education is expected.
  • Must attain knowledge of the ship and her history, as well as become able to offer tours of specific areas.
  • Adhere to the expectations of the program as laid out in the Crew Handbook.
  • Help ensure smooth operation prior to, during, and after the programs.
  • Responsible for reporting accurate head counts for their group to the evening’s Supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least 16 years old
  • High School diploma or college degree highly preferred.
  • Some experience in educational programs or youth programs highly preferred.
  • Must have a high level of customer service, organization, and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills: listening, verbal and written.
  • Ability to solve problems in an ever-changing environment; high degree of flexibility and adaptability.
  • Must have an open, positive attitude and enjoy working in a highly collaborative, team-oriented environment where a diversity of opinion is valued and encouraged.
  • Adherence to the Hornet’s strategic goals and core values a must.
  • Must be able to deal effectively, politely, and interact productively with all types of people from all types of backgrounds and experience and in all types of difficult situations.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Must have comfort level in a museum environment, aboard an historic WWII era aircraft carrier, specifically the physical environment of a steel ship with ladders, tight passageways, and many areas exposed to the natural elements.

The position will work out of the Alameda location, on-board the ship. This position requires evenings and weekend hours as needed for programs including our Live-Aboard overnight program.

COMPENSATION:

This is a part time, on-call hourly position. The USS Hornet Museum is an equal opportunity employer.

Salary: $10.00 to $13.00 /hour

Required experience:

  • Youth programs/recreation: 1 year

Applicants may inquire at liveaboard@uss-hornet.org

 

General Maintenance Engineer

Duties and Responsibilities:

Directly responsible for the performance of the following duties as directed by the Chief Engineer and/or the Facilities/Engineering Manager:

  • Upkeep and maintenance of museum spaces particularly public access routes, ship’s sanitary facilities; messing and berthing spaces, staff and volunteer work spaces.
  • Perform routine and scheduled preservation work of the ship’s hull, museum exhibit spaces, messing and berthing and public tour routes.
  • Perform scheduled maintenance and emergent repairs to the ship’s sanitary facilities, hull structure and foundations, and designated auxiliary equipment. Perform duties related to the ship’s buoyancy, list and trim including scheduled and unscheduled tank soundings, tank filling to correct list and trim and routine inspection of tanks and voids.
  • Operate the following weight bearing and handling equipment: forklift, scissor lift, and man lift. Additionally operate the following equipment: aft bomb elevator, B & A Crane.
  • Assist Events Department, Education Department and Live Aboard Department in setup, on load/offload, clean-up of scheduled private and public events, and fundraising events.

Qualifications:

  • Must be certified with the following: asbestos and lead worker certification, forklift, scissor lift and man lift certification.
  • Minimum 4-5 years of direct manual labor required.
  • Experience working with Senior-Level Executives; proven leadership capabilities.
  • Excellent verbal & written communications skills.
  • Strong partnership-building skills.
  • Must have a high level of organization, attention to detail, and ability to plan and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to solve problems in an ever-changing environment; high degree of flexibility and adaptability.
  • Must have an open, positive attitude and enjoy working in a highly collaborative, team-oriented environment where a diversity of opinion is valued and encouraged.
  • Adherence to the Hornet’s strategic goals and core values a must.
  • Must be able to deal effectively, politely, and interact productively with all types of people from all types of backgrounds and experience and in all types of difficult situations.

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Visitor Services/Sales Associates

The USS Hornet Museum is seeking part-time, on-call basis Visitor Services/Sales Associates to work in our Admissions Department, Ship Store and operate our simulator rides.

We are looking for a few good people who enjoy working with the general public greeting and interacting with our visitors that can provide excellent customer service, and work in our retail operations of the Ship Store.

You must be a team player, with a “can do” attitude, able to work weekends,
some evenings and during patriotic holidays.

If you are interested in working aboard the USS Hornet Museum,
send your resume to hornetjobs@uss-hornet.org.

No phone calls please.

Part-Time STEM Educational Instructors

Are you a Retired Teacher? The USS Hornet Sea, Air, & Space Museum’s Education Department is seeking part-time instructors to teach our STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) programs. The STEM to Stern program serves local schools and is a field trip designed for visiting grades k-12.

Qualifications:

  • Teaching background, experience working with children
  • Strong mathematics or science background with knowledge of physics preferred
  • Available for either/both week day and weekend instruction
  • Must be able to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Prior experience with museums a plus, but not required
  • Position perfect for retired teachers with flexible hours

Position Responsibilities:

STEM Educational Instructors have opportunities to teach the STEM to Stern programs both onboard the USS Hornet Sea, Air, & Space Museum to visiting student field trips, and off-site in classrooms at local schools. *Please note, these classes do not have a set regular schedule. They are scheduled by reservation during regular business hours. A flexible schedule is a must.

To learn about the USS Hornet’s historic role in naval aviation and the Apollo 11 & 12 lunar landing missions, visit www.uss-hornet.org For questions and resume submissions, please contact: edu@uss-hornet.org