Requires a bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university; 5+ years of significant fund raising experience and progressive Development experience with demonstrated success in major gift fundraising, showing the ability to enhance the effectiveness of all Development programs. Must be goal oriented with ability to think and act strategically. Previous experience should include direct donor contact, successful development and implementation of individual giving programs, development of strategies to increase major gifts and enlarge donor base, and experience with volunteers and boards of directors.
Under the supervision of the Sr. Vice President of Development, the Director of Major Gifts is responsible for establishing, maintaining and managing systematic and comprehensive on-going giving programs at major gift levels to include effective identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. The focus of the position is to identify potential donors and cultivate new relationships to build capacity, as well as to deepen and steward existing relationships with a portfolio of major donors. In addition to direct relationship management, responsibilities include coordinating prospect research and tracking systems and assisting in the creation of solicitation materials and proposals meeting short and long-range funding initiatives of the Museum. This position is responsible for meeting an annual revenue target by working with an assigned portfolio of donors and prospects. Additionally, this position oversees both fundraising research and fundraising events, including coordination and oversight of the Museum’s annual Gala.
High school diploma or GED and experience in a customer service setting (preferably in a setting that handles large groups)
Provide high quality customer service, visitor satisfaction and safety for all visitors.
The Milwaukee Public Museum is currently looking for a friendly, dependable, and energetic individual who enjoys working with the general public to fill our part-time I (up to 29 hrs per week) opening. The Visitor Assistant is responsible for furnishing information and providing superior customer service to our visitors. An outgoing and professional attitude is a must. The hours for this position vary among scheduled shifts that include day hours, weekends, and evenings. The base pay rate is $8.13 per hour.
Bachelor's degree (B. S.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Background/experience in biological sciences (entomological and or botanical) preferred.
Under the direction of and reporting to the Section Head for Life Sciences, the Technician assists with the care and management of living animals (various arthropods) and plants for the Puelicher Butterfly Wing—Puelicher Butterfly Garden (vivarium) and "Bugs Alive!" components and related programming.
The Milwaukee Public Museum is currently looking for a dependable, energetic, and assertive individual to fill our part-time I PBW Technician opening. The major responsibilities are the care and management of living animals (various arthropods) and plants, ensures the vivarium is in compliance with state/federal guidelines, coordinates the shipping & receiving of butterflies, assist in supervising & training volunteers/interns, and participates in research. A Bachelor’s degree or 1 to 2 years related experience (live invertebrates and/or plant care). Experience in biological sciences (entomological and/or botanical) preferred. Scheduled hours are first shift and weekends. Offers competitive pay.