Vizcaya, Director of Museum Facilities (Exempt)
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, an accredited museum and a National Historic Landmark on Biscayne Bay in Miami, FL, seeks a full-time Deputy Director for Museum Facilities, a member of the museums senior management team. The Deputy Director for Museum Facilities will plan and oversee all capital and facilities maintenance initiatives, directly supervising the Capital Projects Manager, Building Maintenance Supervisor, and the Capital Projects Analyst and indirectly supervising other maintenance section personnel. Capital projects at the 100-year-old, 50-acre site include ongoing restoration of Vizcayas main house, gardens, grounds, and the Vizcaya village, including oversight of the museums bond-funded capital program with approximately $20 million available. The Deputy Director for Museum Facilities will oversee updates and implementation of the master plan for the entire Vizcaya site, and collaborate with other staff members and governance volunteers to plan, prioritize and sequence capital improvements. The Deputy Director will also prepare and update Vizcayas capital budget, ensure monitoring systems for capital projects are maintained, and prepare reports and make related presentations as required. In addition, the Director of Museum Facilities will plan and provide direct oversight of Vizcayas facilities maintenance operations, coordinating all facility repairs, custodial maintenance and logistical support. In this capacity, the Deputy Director for Facilities will play a leadership role in Vizcayas Preservation and Maintenance Task Force, bringing together staff from capital projects, maintenance, horticulture, curatorial, and conservation functions to plan ongoing initiatives.
Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Construction Management, Historic Preservation, Engineering, Architectural History, or related degree. Four years of management of capital projects and facilities maintenance are required. Experience at a historic site and/or museum is highly preferred. Excellent management and communication skills are preferred.
Minimum Starting Salary: $87,265 - $137,195
Hiring decisions are contingent upon the results of a physical examination, including alcohol/drug screening and background check. Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/D/Veterans Preference.