Ali Center is open Wednesdays through Sundays, 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm.

Careers

The Muhammad Ali Center is a cultural attraction and an international education center that is inspired by the ideals of its founder Muhammad Ali which are to inspire greatness within each of us.

Come join a team of dedicated staff!  We offer a variety of rewarding work experiences from entry level to advanced positions that include full-time, part-time, and seasonal opportunities, as well as volunteer positions.

The Muhammad Ali Center offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, including health and dental insurance, 401(k) matching, paid vacation and sick days, paid holidays and personal days, and free parking!

All employment offers are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check, drug test and proof of COVID-19 vaccinations.

For a complete list of benefits, click HERE.

 

CURRENT JOB OPENINGS

Title:  Education Associate

Reports To: Senior Manager of Curation, Collections, and Interpretation

Job Description Summary:  The Education Associate is responsible for overseeing the creation, coordination and implementation of museum education and public programming for youth, families, and adults, and for overseeing group tours and field trips.

Status:  Full Time

  • Curate, plan, and facilitate public programs and museum education initiatives.
  • Oversee group tours and fieldtrips.
  • Conduct both guided and self-guided tours as needed.
  • Create education resource materials and tour content to support the Center’s guided tours program.
  • Conduct classroom lessons for comprehensive field trip experiences.
  • Collaborate on the planning and implementation of the Center’s “Makers Space”
  • Provide excellent customer service to all visitors.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and a passion for museums and cultural institutions.  Applicants must be available to work some weekends and evenings.

TO APPLY: Please send your cover letter and resume to: Bess Goldy, bgoldy@alicenter.org

Title:  Manager of Security

Reports To: Sr. Director of Events and Operations

Job Description Summary: Full-Time

This is a multi-faceted position requiring employees to:

• Supervise 5-7 security officers and serve as the primary liaison to multiple emergency agencies (i.e. fire, local police, state police, multiple federal agencies, and possible foreign agencies).
o Act as focal point for all investigations involving security; prepare reports and take follow-up action as appropriate.
• Plan, develop, and implement security plans, such as Emergency Response, Active Shooter, Crisis Management, Physical Security, and Incident Management and/or Investigation.
• Plan, develop, and implement security plans for MAC related to off-site events – depending on the significance of the event and whether security is needed.
o Escort or drive motor vehicles to transport individuals to specified locations or to provide personal protection, where appropriate.
• Manage and schedule all security personnel to meet the needs of the organization which includes regular operating hours and special event hours.
o Manage the schedule of off duty police presence when utilized on site.
• Organize the security team to staff entrance and exits, circulate through the building covering all security check points, execute inspections, and ensure that there are no safety hazards for employees and guests.
• Manage employee parking process and rules.
• Ensure that budgets are properly controlled and managed.
• Responsible for performance evaluations for the security staff to include coaching, mid-year, and end of year performance appraisals.
• Responsible for hiring employees and terming employees when required.
• Responsible for managing the access control, CCTV, intrusion, and fire systems.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent combination of education and work experience, background of law enforcement and/or high-level security experience, minimum of two years supervisory experience, computer proficiency with working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, must have valid driver's license and daily access to a reliable vehicle.

TO APPLY: Please send resumes to: kmartin@alicenter.org

Title:  Youth Programs Associate

Reports To: Senior Manager of Programming and Community Engagement

Job Description Summary:  The Youth Programs Associate is responsible for overseeing the implementation, evaluation, and expansion of the Ali Center’s signature youth programs.

Status:  Full Time

  • Implement, evaluate, and expand the Ali Center’s youth programs.
  • Collaborate and help to execute the MAC’s annual signature youth events.
  • Assists with the creation and implementation of comprehensive evaluation tools and outcome-oriented reports for youth programming.
  • Utilize a youth-centered approach when advocating for programming, events, and Ali Center engagements that will impact youth.
  • Center the needs of historically oppressed populations in decision-making.
  • Support the Ali Center’s wider Community Engagement efforts.

 

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, previous experience working with school-aged students, and a passion for youth development. Applicants must be available to work some weekends and evenings.

TO APPLY: Please send your cover letter and resume to:  Ashleigh Hazley, ahazley@alicenter.org

Title:  Visitor Services Associate

Reports To: Manager of Visitor Services

Job Description Summary: Full-Time and Part-Time positions available.

This is a multi-faceted position requiring employees to:

  • Provide excellent face-to-face customer service for visitors, members, and donors
  • Process ticketing orders and membership sales (cash or credit card)
  • Provide exceptional guest service as you assist in day-to-day store operations, ensuring that guests have the best shopping experience ever
  • Engage with guests and creating an exciting and memorable experience
  • Facilitate the admission process by providing information to visitors as they wait in line
  • Maintain general cleanliness of the MAC Store by stocking displays, dusting, vacuuming, and cleaning.
  • Ensure that displays are stocked in accordance with the MAC Store’s plans.
  • Consult with the Store Manager on marketing and merchandising concepts/merchandise.
  • Works harmoniously with others to get the job done; respond positively to instructions and procedures; able to work well with staff in various departments, co-workers, peers, and managers; and helps to set a tone of cooperation within the organization.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent learning experience. Customer service and sales skills are essential. Retail experience is preferred. Applicants must be available to work weekends, evenings, and holidays.

TO APPLY: Please send resumes to: rthomas@alicenter.org

Title:  Event Set-Up and Maintenance Technician

Reports To:  Manager of Building Services

Job Description and Functions Summary:  Full-Time Positions.  Job responsibilities (not all inclusive):

  • Set up and break down all meeting rooms to the specifications of the events department
  • Troubleshoot, lubricate, and clean all equipment and machinery as needed
  • Maintain a working knowledge of setting up dance floors, staging, chairs, tables, etc. as well as knowledge of pneumatic controls and some A.H.U equipment
  • Continue maintenance of basic fire control equipment and sprinkler systems
  • Function and follow proper techniques in servicing, repairing, and/or installing machinery and mechanical equipment with direct supervision
  • Have knowledge to work with and monitor energy management equipment
  • Clean, vacuum, mop, etc. all areas after work has been performed to maintain building cleanliness
  • Ability to work in a quick paced environment with minimal supervision

Send resumes to:  cportman@alicenter.org / aford@alicenter.org / evissing@alicenter.org

Title:  Security Officer

Reports To:  Senior Manager of Security & Operations

Job Description Summary: Full-Time, Part-Time and Evening positions available

Job responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Ensuring the safety and protection of our staff, visitors, collections and property.
  • Greeting visitors; providing information, direction and other assistance to ensure visitors have a positive experience.
  • Patrolling the Center to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of doors, windows, and gates
  • Providing security for evening facility rentals when needed
  • Monitoring and authorizing entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other people to guard against theft and to maintain the security of premises
  • Investigating disturbances
  • Writing reports of daily activities and irregularities (i.e. equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized person(s), or unusual occurrences);
  • Answering Security telephones
  • Calling police or fire departments in cases of emergency, such as fire or presence of unauthorized person
  • Lifting up to 25 lbs, sitting, standing for to an hour at a time, walking, and climbing stairs.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent, and a minimum of one year of security work experience.  Working knowledge of safety and security practices and procedures preferred. Interested applicants must be available to work a flexible schedule and if needed, nights, weekends, and some holidays.

TO APPLY: Please send resumes to: kmartin@alicenter.org

 

Title:  Building Services Technician I

Job Classification: Part-Time positions available

Reports To:  Senior Manager of Security & Operations

Application Close Date: Open until Filled

Job Description Summary (not all inclusive):

  • Set up and break down all meeting rooms to the specifications of the events department
  • Troubleshoot, lubricate, and clean all equipment and machinery as needed
  • Maintain a working knowledge of setting up dance floors, staging, chairs, tables, etc. as well as knowledge of pneumatic controls and some A.H.U equipment
  • Continue maintenance of basic fire control equipment and sprinkler systems
  • Function and follow proper techniques in servicing, repairing, and/or installing machinery and mechanical equipment with direct supervision
  • Have knowledge to work with and monitor energy management equipment
  • Clean, vacuum, mop, etc. all areas after work has been performed to maintain building cleanliness
  • Ability to work in a quick paced environment with minimal supervision

Expected Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (not all inclusive):

• Ability to operate and learn personal computers, fax machines, and copiers.
• Knowledge in basic Microsoft programs (Windows, Outlook, etc.)
• Dependable and consistent
• Mechanical dexterity and good hand/eye coordination
• Neat and clean in appearance and work
• Demonstrates good decision-making and problem-solving abilities
• Able to work individually and with others

Working and Physical Conditions

• Generally, works 10:00 AM – 6 PM
• Must be able to sit, stand, end, reach, and flex in various ways for extended periods of time, including occasional lifting and carrying of packages that may weight twenty pounds or more
• Required to perform duties in a safe manner, taking reasonable steps to mitigate the possibility of accident or injury to self or others
• Be able to handle intermittent periods of high stress while remaining outwardly calm and professional, embracing work environment subject to frequent change
• May require travel, including but not limited to trips to acquire supplies in addition to normal working hours
• Interested applicants must be available to work a flexible schedule; additional hours if needed, nights, weekends, and some holidays.
Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent. At least one year in mechanically oriented areas, including plumbing, boilers, air handlers, low- and high-pressure heating systems (steam and hot water), and in electrical maintenance. Ability to minimally read and interpret documents and drawings.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent. At least one year in mechanically oriented areas, including plumbing, boilers, air handlers, low- and high-pressure heating systems (steam and hot water), and in electrical maintenance. Ability to minimally read and interpret documents and drawings.

TO APPLY: Please send resumes to:  cportman@alicenter.org / aford@alicenter.org / kmartin@alicenter.org

 

Title:  Education Intern

Job Classification: Part-Time

Reports To: Senior Manager of Programming and Community Engagement

POSITION CONCEPT
Interns with the Muhammad Ali Center Education & Programming Department will gain experience in museum education, program development, and event planning at a premier cultural and social justice institution.

Tasks may include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting in planning and implementation of school field trips and group tours
  • Supporting the planning and implementation of public education programs
  • Assist with large public events including the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards
  • Support the implementation of the Center’s youth programs and events that center youth experience
  • Work closely with the Senior Manager of Programming & Community Engagement on our professional development trainings and consultations on topics such as leadership development, diversity, inclusion, equity, and anti-racism
  • Serve as a respected and contributing member of our team!

REQUIREMENTS

  • Interest in working with both children and adults in a museum environment
  • Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication, and computer skills
  • Ability to take direction and work in a team environment
  • Commitment to Social Justice
  • Discretion and professionalism
  • Ability to work independently and often on multiple tasks at one time
  • Some weekend and evening hours will be required
  • Detail oriented

BENEFITS

  • Hourly compensation with the expectation of working 10-15 hours a week in person
  • Professional development and national networking opportunities

APPLICATION DEADLINES

  • Spring 2023 - Dec. 15

Supervisor Contact Information:

  • Ashleigh Hazley, Senior Manager of Programming and Community Engagement
    ahazley@alicenter.org  | 502-992-5311

TO APPLY: Email your Resume and Cover Letter to:  ahazley@alicenter.org

Title:  Muhammad Ali Center Development VISTA

Job Classification: Full-Time

Reports To: Senior Director of Education and Programming

Tasks may include but are not limited to:

  •  Identify and pursue potential financial support for Muhammad Ali Center with foundations, philanthropists, individual donors, government, and members to create a strong, engaged, recurring donor base.
  • Research and support the writing of grant proposals based on the concepts and needs of the Muhammad Ali Center's various education programs.
  • Recruit sustaining members that will help to support the organization in the long-term.
  • Develop materials and resources to increase the efficacy and efficiency of the MAC's fundraising processes.
  • Create and deliver presentations to potential funders.
  • Create and deliver materials to stewards current funders.
  • Develop engagement materials and coordinate events for potential funders and members.
  • Develop membership retention and development policies, procedures, and best practices and keep all website and membership materials up-to-date including managing the membership database.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Associates Degree (AA)
  • Must be 18+ years old
  • Preferred skills include public speaking, fundraising/grant writing, teamwork, communications, writing/editing, computers/technology

APPLICATION DEADLINES

  • 6/10/2022- 7/29/2022
  • Fall 2022 – Fall 2023

TO APPLY and LEARN MORE: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=112941

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The Muhammad Ali Center is a cultural attraction and an international education center that is inspired by the ideals of its founder Muhammad Ali. The Ali Center’s 3 levels of innovative exhibits, educational and public programming carry on Muhammad’s legacy and inspires exploration of the greatness within each of us. The Center is a gathering place where people can come to learn, share, and celebrate our commonalities as human beings, and formulate ways of advancing humanity today and in the future.

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