|LEU HOUSE COORDINATOR|
|SEIU White Collar Non-Exempt|
|Performs various functions in the operations of the Leu House Museum located at Leu Gardens. This position is responsible for promoting the Leu House, preserving the historical surroundings, coordinating volunteers who conduct tours, and assisting with fundraising activities and special events. Work is reviewed through conferences, reports, and results achieved.|
|Ensures preservation of the interior, exterior and museum collections of the Leu House by researching information and consulting with conservators, Historic Preservation Officers (City of Orlando), interior designers, etc., referring to historical books, and implementing recommendations provided by the Conservation Survey Report.
Serves as liaison with Facilities Management regarding maintenance and repairs, with the Historic Preservation and other parties regarding matters related to Leu House and historical surroundings.
Responsible for the operations of the Leu House Museum.
Trains, schedules and oversees volunteers who conduct tours of the Leu House and assist with special events; prepares volunteer work schedules; plans and conducts several volunteer meetings throughout the year; develops training materials and newsletters with historical information for volunteers.
Researches the history of the various families occupying the Leu House; assists in the preparation of historical reports; preserves news clippings, photographs and guest registry.
Accepts donations of money and furnishings; researches information and time period of pieces and places donation within appropriate d‚cor; photographs new accessions and recessions pieces with museum and registers with property control to establish City identification numbers. Performs museum collection inventory annually.
Assists with fund raising projects to generate revenue for Leu House improvements; records Leu House fund-raising revenues; recommends ideas for new fund raising projects.
Submits monthly reports to the Leu Gardens Director and Board of Trustees.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
|Knowledge of the Leu family and Leu house history.
Knowledge of historical reference books and research literature.
Knowledge of fund-raising practices and techniques.
Skilled in conducting historical research.
Ability to recruit, train, coordinate and motivate volunteer staff.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with garden staff, the public and volunteer staff.
Ability to speak in front of large groups of people.
Ability to walk, stand for extended periods of time and climb stairs in order to conduct tours and train volunteers.
Ability to complete reports and maintain financial records.
|High School Diploma and two (2) to three (3) years of museum related work experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience working with volunteers is preferred|