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Events Coordinator – PT

Part Time Special Events Staff

 

MoSH 

Located in Memphis, TN, MoSH (the Museum of Science and History; the Museum) is a well-established 501c3 that seeks to create a community of people who share a richer understanding of one another and the world around us.  The Museum consists of the Pink Palace Museum, the Lichterman Nature Center, the Coon Creek Science Center, and other historical properties. We inspire discovery through collecting, preserving, and interpreting the cultural histories and natural sciences that shape our region.

Join our team as we embark on an exciting phase of executing our new vision.  Our museum is committed to telling our story by:

·        Advocating for Authenticity – Illuminate varying perspectives and uphold accurate interpretation, without glossing over tough ideas.

·        Magnifying Belonging – Building active audiences through outreach, co-creation, and participatory inclusion.

·        Embodying Holistic Stories – Incorporating context and presenting lesser known stories to portray a complete, systemic picture of the region and its history.

·        Constructing Intersections – Creating welcoming common spaces that encourage serendipitous and unstructured engagement and foster meaningful interactions between diverse groups of people.

Responsibilities 

Works under the direction of the Special Events Manager of MoSH to coordinate special events such as donor and member events, facility rentals, and volunteer functions. This is a part time position at 28 hours per week or PRN. Must be available to work holidays, weeknights, and most weekend nights.

Role includes:

·        Coordinates with museum departments and staff for efficient time management

·        Set-ups and breaks down of tables, chairs and other equipment before and after events

·        Coordinates with caterers, entertainment groups, event planners, rental companies, and other vendors

·        Oversee rental policies and performs follow up evaluations of rental services with clients

·        Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor.

·        Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures

Qualities 

·        Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.

·        Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards

·        Requires walking, standing, stooping and climbing.

·        Must be able to roll, lift, and carry up to 50 lbs

·        Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone

Range of Experience 

·     Verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers

·     Computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook)

·     Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices

·     High school diploma or GED required

Compensation 

Compensation is $15.00 an hour.  The Museum offers a full range of benefits, including health care, vacation and sick leave, and death and disability insurance. The Museum also offers life, dental and vision insurance.

To Apply 

To apply, email resumes and cover letters to Tracey Meyer Chesser at tracey.chesser@memphistn.gov

 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  MoSH values diversity throughout our museum.  In order to tell authentic, holistic stories of our region’s history, culture and science, MoSH strives to create a diverse workforce to support our collections, exhibits and programming.

 

MoSH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

More information about MoSH can be found on our website at www.moshmemphis.com.

TESTING COORDINATOR

FAIR HOUSING COUNCIL OF METROPOLITAN MEMPHIS

TEST COORDINATOR JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Summary of position
The National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) has established a new full-service private non-profit fair housing organization, the Fair Housing Council of Metropolitan Memphis (FHCMM).  The FHCMM exists to combat the history of public and private policies and practices which have led to high degrees of segregation and discriminatory practices against vulnerable populations in Metropolitan Memphis.

The FHCMM is seeking applications for two Test Coordinator positions who will work with the victims of housing discrimination to investigate their complaints.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The Testing Coordinators are responsible for:

·         Complaint intake and counseling of the victims of housing discrimination;

·         Testing and investigation of fair housing complaints;

·         Recruiting and training fair housing testers;

·         Research, create and implement fair housing testing projects;

·         Coordinate testing assignments according to established protocols;

·         Assist with case development.

Qualifications
Required
·         Demonstrated commitment to fair housing and equal rights;

·         Bachelor’s degree or at least 2 years of equivalent experience;

·         Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly orally and in writing;

·         Good analytical, problem solving, and writing skills;

·         Must be organized, thorough, and accurate, and possess proficiency with computer programs, phone, text messaging, and social media platforms;

·         Possess good teamwork skills and the ability to work with a diverse population;

·         Demonstrated ability to recruit, organize, and manage volunteers;

·         Commitment to creating organizational culture aligned with civil rights and social justice advocacy.

·         Ability to travel to and throughout FHCMM’s service area.

 

Preferred
·         Experience in housing and/or civil rights;

·         Clear understanding of and ability to adapt to Tennessee and Metropolitan Memphis’ cultural and political landscape;

·         Proficiency in WordPress or other website maintenance program;

·         Bilingual and/or proficiency with the Spanish language desired.

Compensation and benefits
This position is full-time.

Salary: $60,000 – $70,000/year.  Salary is commensurate with experience and demonstrated achievements. Benefits include health, vision, and dental insurance; paid annual and personal leave, and paid holidays.

To apply
Email a copy of your resume and cover letter to ekemple@nationalfairhousing.org with the subject line: Testing Coordinator Search.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. However, interviews will start on or after April 15, 2024.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Statement:

FHCMM values and encourages diversity in its workforce. FHCMM supports affirmative action and is dedicated to promoting equal employment opportunities. FHCMM does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, disability, matriculation, political affiliation, or any other category or characteristic protected by the laws of the United States or the state of Tennessee.

EDUCATION AND OUTREACH COORDINATOR

Summary of position
The National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) has established a new full-service private non-profit fair housing organization, the Fair Housing Council of Metropolitan Memphis (FHCMM).  The FHCMM exists to combat the history of public and private policies and practices which have led to high degrees of segregation and discriminatory practices against vulnerable populations in Metropolitan Memphis.

The FHCMM is seeking applications for an Education and Outreach position that will work with other organizations in Metropolitan Memphis to educate the community on the fair housing laws and the work of the FHCMM.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Education and Outreach Coordinator is responsible for:

·         Fair housing education and outreach to consumers and housing providers;

·         Event management;

·         Partnerships with organizations sharing FHCMM’s goals and mission;

·         Communications;

·         Assisting the Executive Director with board development, public relations, and developing community relationships;

·         Serving as an advocate for fair housing throughout the Metropolitan Memphis area.

Qualifications
Required
·         Demonstrated commitment to fair housing and equal rights;

·         Bachelor’s degree or at least 3 years of equivalent experience;

·         Excellent writing skills;

·         Ability to take a complex subject and make it understandable to a wider audience via written and oral presentations;

·         Strong computer skills including use of computer programs to create written materials and oral presentations;

·         Possess good teamwork skills and the ability to work with a diverse population;

·         An ability to travel to and transport supplies throughout FHCMM’s service area;

·         Commitment to creating organizational culture aligned with civil rights and social justice advocacy.

·         Ability to maintain websites and educational programs.

Preferred
·         Experience in housing and/or civil rights;

·         Clear understanding of and ability to adapt to Tennessee and Metropolitan Memphis’ cultural and political landscape;

·         Proficiency in WordPress or other website maintenance program;

·         Bilingual and/or proficiency with the Spanish language desired;

·         Commitment to creating organizational culture aligned with civil rights and social justice advocacy;

·         Experience in event planning, conference facilitation, and/or networking events.

Compensation and benefits
This position is full-time.

Salary: $60,000 – $70,000/year.  Salary is commensurate with experience and demonstrated achievements. Benefits include health, vision, and dental insurance; paid annual and personal leave, and paid holidays.

To apply
Email a copy of your resume and cover letter to ekemple@nationalfairhousing.org with the subject line: Education and Outreach Coordinator Search.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. However, interviews will start on or after April 15, 2024.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Statement:

FHCMM values and encourages diversity in its workforce. FHCMM supports affirmative action and is dedicated to promoting equal employment opportunities. FHCMM does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, disability, matriculation, political affiliation, or any other category or characteristic protected by the laws of the United States or the state of Tennessee.

Executive Assistant

The Executive Assistant provides support for all areas within Charles River CDMO (Memphis) facility that are directly or indirectly involved in the execution of current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)-related activities for both clinical and commercial products. Interfacing with other cross-functional groups such as Human Resources, Administration, Operations, Facilities, Engineering, and Quality, the Executive Assistant must exercise good judgment and discretion may be required with minimal direction to oversee the administrative responsibilities, plan and execute projects, and represent the organization externally to vendors, visitors and clients.  A commitment to excellence is expected when performing all duties as well as serving both our internal and external customers. This position will support the success of our Site Director and our business as a whole.

Determine priority of matters of attention for the Site Director; delegate matters or address matters personally as appropriate
Advise the Site Director of time-sensitive and priority issues, ensuring appropriate follow-up
Provide direct administrative supports as needed/requested, including scheduling appointments, group meetings, maintaining conference room calendars, Town Hall and Functional Town Hall meetings, site events, leadership events, catering requests and related support
Draft and prepare correspondence for internal announcements, meetings, and other deliverables
Creating and coordinating content; managing our local site’s internal communication channels including digital signage, newsletters, printed materials, social platforms (Teams, Viva Engage).
Complete a variety of special projects including creating slide decks, financial spreadsheets, special reports and agenda material
Manage sensitive matters with a high level of confidentiality and discretion especially decisions directly impacting the operations of the organization
Working industry knowledge of cell therapy contract manufacturing development organization (CMDO) including processes, terminology, and our history as an organization
Greet and direct visitors, as and when appropriate; coordinate in-house meeting arrangements

High school diploma or equivalent required
Proven experience as an executive assistant preferred
Knowledge of the biotechnology industry, specifically cell therapy CDMO, a plus
Strong business sense and can decipher priorities making sound judgement calls when needed
Excellent communicator with the ability to interact with people of all levels in a confident, professional manner
Demonstrated ability and temperament to work with sensitive information
Proficient in the use of MS Word, Excel and Outlook, PowerPoint, MS Teams