In this new position, you will work as part of a team to learn and preserve the history of Sarasota and explore innovate ways to bring the collection to the public. Even in our COVID climate, we aim to make the collection as accessible as possible, including digitizing pieces for the community to explore online.
As a service-oriented leader with an entrepreneurial spirit, you will:
Develop additional educational and outreach programming.
Assist with exhibit preparation and fabrication.
Assist with grant writing.
Help foster appreciation for history.
Contribute to our Centennial celebrations.
Oversee daily operations at the History Center, to include working with staff and researchers.
You will work closely with our Planning and Development Services team to review permitting and rezoning for historic buildings and archaeological sites. You will also work with two advisory boards and our Friends of Historical Resources group.
Plus, a new facility for Historical Resources is on the horizon! As the Assistant Manager, you will be involved in planning and design.
Internal Number: R12953
About Sarasota County Libraries and Historical Resources
Do you like leaving things better than you found them? We serve the greater good! Our team is here to make Sarasota the premier community to live, work and play!
Sarasota has 37 miles of award-winning beaches, over 80 parks and 100 golf courses, and is known as the cultural capital of Florida with museums of art, theaters, an aquarium, botanical gardens and the annual international film festival. Unsurpassed beauty, rich cultural offering, diverse educational opportunities, wide-ranging recreational possibilities make Sarasota a great place to live and work!
We believe in work-life balance with a generous leave plan.