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The Developer of Learning, Experience and Programming is responsible for coordination and implementation of public programming, interpretive and experience initiatives, and educational activities that support OMCA’s brand as a museum, garden and gathering place and advance its social impact of building trust, understanding, and connection between people and communities. The position develops a range of offerings in collaboration with staff and community partners that connect audiences to the Museum’s exhibitions, core galleries, and collections. The position works in partnership with a unit of Program Managers and Program Developers who work cross-functionally and support a cohesive slate of programming, learning, and experience activities.    The Museum currently has 3 open positions (see Roll Specific Responsibilities section below).  Education Programming Experience Development  Garden & Festival Programming
Req No.
2021-1393
Category
Learning Initiatives (Education)
The Associate Curator of History collaborates with curators and across the organization to research and develop multidisciplinary exhibitions that meet the Museum’s community engagement, social impact and business goals, and further OMCA’s commitment to equity and anti-racism; engage the diversity of Oakland residents; and research and develop the history collections. The Associate Curator engages multiple communities in dynamic conversations and explorations of traditional and contemporary California history.
Req No.
2021-1392
Category
Curatorial
The Technical Specialist of Media Installation works independently and as part of a team to install, troubleshoot, maintain, and de-install media-based artwork and interpretive media in the Museum’s core galleries and in temporary exhibitions. The position also manages the specifying and purchasing of new equipment, catalogues and maintains inventory, and develops and tracks annual media budgets for core gallery and temporary exhibition projects in collaboration with Project Teams and Preparator Supervisors.
Req No.
2021-1390
Category
Preparation
The Associate Preparator works with the larger Preparation Team in collaboration with Exhibition Teams and Collections staff on the preparation, fabrication, installation, de-installation, maintenance, transportation and storage activities related to temporary exhibitions, core gallery rotations, collections care, and institutional projects as assigned. May act as a Lead Preparator for assigned projects. 
Req No.
2021-1389
Category
Preparation
The Technical Specialist, Builder is responsible for fabrication and finish of exhibit furniture, fixtures and cabinetry for use in museum exhibitions and displays. This position provides front line oversight of woodshop activities, maintenance, and workflow.
Req No.
2021-1388
Category
Preparation
The Director of Marketing, Communications and Visitor Experience is responsible for leading and implementing institution-wide marketing and audience engagement strategies to ensure the museum’s growth in visitor attendance and a positive experience among the Museum’s diverse visitors.  The Director oversees the continuum of marketing, communication and digital engagement strategies through the on-site customer experience, including retail operations.  The position balances the Museum’s multiple commitments to: (i) provide broad access as a civic institution with (ii) building brand awareness and visibility; and (iii) accelerate growth through attendance-based, earned revenue. As a member of the Senior Leadership Council, the Director of Marketing, Communications, and Visitor Experience will work collaboratively in a co-leadership model with shared responsibility to ensure achievement of the Museum’s strategic goals including advancing social impact and financial sustainability.   The Director of Marketing, Communications, and Visitor Experience is a member of the six-person Senior Leadership Council and reports to the Executive Director.  The position oversees three (3) Associate Directors of: Communications, Marketing/Digital Strategy, and Visitor Experience. The position also works in partnership with the Director of Philanthropy to provide coaching, support, and broad oversight to these functions, and works in collaboration with team members in the Content and Experience and Organizational Effectiveness/Shared Resource business units.   The key priorities for the Director of Marketing, Communications and Visitor Experience will be to: - Build and solidify the team in the Marketing and Communications unit. - Partner with the Director of Philanthropy to build and solidify the new “circle” of Advancement and Engagement. - Develop and implement an innovative and comprehensive marketing plan that will: - Welcome visitors back to OMCA; - Roll out the OMCA rebrand with a new web site redesign; and  - Include strategies for the new business model optimization to grow revenue. - Support internal and external “storytelling” and communications around OMCA’s racial justice journey.   First consideration will be given to applications received by July 9, 2021. To apply for this outstanding opportunity, please electronically submit your resume, letter of interest to The Byers Group at: dir.mar.comm@byersgroupca.com. The letter of interest should outline why you are interested in joining OMCA and your relevant accomplishments. Please provide two examples of why you would be a strong candidate and the key attributes you would bring to this position. Confidential inquiries are encouraged and can be directed to: Ms. Brett Byers, 323-403-8279, brett@byersgroupca.com and/or Ms. Stella Marks, 909-615-5896, stella@byersgroupca.com​. PLEASE DO NOT APPLY FOR THIS JOB ONLINE ON THIS SITE.
Req No.
2021-1387
Category
Marketing and Communications
OMCA is leading the national Museum community with its organizational redesign efforts to become a cultural institution that serves the community and fosters a culture of equity, innovation, collaboration and leadership development. The Director of People is imperative to OMCA’s organizational culture transformation. The position is responsible for partnering with senior staff, Board and vendors/partners to conceive, create, implement and execute People Strategy solutions that drive business results and ensure people are valued and that positions are staffed and functioning at the highest capacity to achieve institutional goals. The position also acts as a liaison between staff and the aforementioned parties to ensure compliance, create practices that attract, reward, and retain talented staff in service of advancing OMCA’s mission and goals.    The Director of People is a member of the six-person Senior Leadership Council and reports to the Executive Director. The position oversees two (2) positions within the Human Resources Department. The Director of People works collaboratively in a co-leadership model with the CFO to co-lead the Operational Effectiveness/Shared Resources unit within the new organizational structure, providing coaching, support, and broad oversight to staff leaders for the Museum’s Volunteer Program, Institution-wide Project Management, and Visitor Evaluation and Insights functions of the Museum. The position also works in collaboration with team members in the Advancement and Engagement, and Content and Experience business units.   The key priorities for the Director of People will be to: - Navigate organizational and culture change and the impact on people, policies, and systems. - With a specific lens for workforce diversity, recruit for mission critical positions within the organization workforce. - Continue to develop innovative Learning & Development curriculum and on-boarding tools/strategies that align all employees with the OMCA’s anti-racism, DEI culture, mission and values.  - Lead and expand OMCA’s HR compensation/classification, talent acquisition and recruitment, on-boarding, training and development, benefit strategies and all related processes and systems. - Manage OMCA’s cross-functional team charged with managing learning and training initiatives to support and guide the Museum’s efforts to embrace and celebrate diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism.   First consideration will be given to applications received by July 9, 2021. To apply for this outstanding opportunity, please electronically submit your resume, letter of interest to The Byers Group at: dir.people@byersgroupca.com.  The letter of interest should outline why you are interested in joining OMCA and your relevant accomplishments. Please provide two examples of why you would be a strong candidate and the key attributes you would bring to this position. Confidential inquiries are encouraged and can be directed to: Ms. Brett Byers, 323-403-8279, brett@byersgroupca.com and/or Mr. Cary Jordan, 718-753-4008, cary@byersgroupca.com. PLEASE DO NOT APPLY FOR THIS JOB ONLINE ON THIS SITE.
Req No.
2021-1386
Category
Human Resources and Executive Offices
The Developer of Learning, Experience and Programming is responsible for coordination and implementation of public programming, interpretive and experience initiatives, and educational activities that support OMCA’s brand as a museum, garden and gathering place and advance its social impact of building trust, understanding, and connection between people and communities. The position develops a range of offerings in collaboration with staff and community partners that connect audiences to the Museum’s exhibitions, core galleries, and collections. The position works in partnership with a unit of Program Managers and Program Developers who work cross-functionally and support a cohesive slate of programming, learning, and experience activities.    The Museum currently has 3 open positions (see Roll Specific Responsibilities below).   Experience Development  Garden & Festival Programming Education Programming
Req No.
2021-1376
Category
Experience Development
The Ticketing & Retail Sales Associate is a critical public-facing member of OMCA’s staff, who works as part of a collaborative, cross-functional team to welcome guests, sell tickets, memberships, and merchandise, and to provide a high standard of guest experience for a wide-range of on campus activities including gallery admission, garden programs, and private event rentals. The position is part-time.
Req No.
2021-1374
Category
Visitor Experience
The Associate Director of Museum Production is a big-picture thinker and a positive and supportive coach and mentor, responsible for the management of exhibition and core gallery production and media, as well as the oversight of all preparator activities related to the collections. The position leads by facilitating a culture of mutual accountability and enabling agency. Reporting to the Head of Content and Experience, and coordinating a team of full time preparators, the Associate Director of Production brings a collaborative spirit to the work of scoping, developing, and monitoring staffing and production plans for exhibitions, integrating that work with collection activities on and off site, prioritizing projects and assignments, continually conducting overall project and calendar risk assessments in a deadline-driven environment, and supporting institutional objectives for campus-wide initiatives.
Req No.
2021-1364
Category
Preparation
The Associate Director, Individual Giving is responsible for growing philanthropic support from individuals who are inspired by Oakland Museum of California’s mission. In addition to managing relationships with some of the Museum’s most generous donors, this individual will also have oversight of the planned giving program. This position works closely with the Executive Director and the Chief External Relations Officer to cultivate, solicit, and steward both unrestricted and programmatic gifts to the Museum. Additionally, the Associate Director, Individual Giving will manage the Individual Giving Manager, providing strategic oversight to the Donor Forum program, the Museum’s higher level donor membership group. This position will work collaboratively across the Museum, partnering with staff to identify fundraising opportunities and to instill a culture of philanthropy across OMCA. 
Req No.
2021-1363
Category
Development