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Reporting to the Museum Director, this position will work in close collaboration with all staff members to plan, implement and evaluate the museum’s educational programming. This position requires a person who is enthusiastic, self-directed and has a sense of cooperation.
The Education and Public Programs Coordinator will create and implement programs utilizing but not limited to the collection, exhibitions, techniques and other art form collaborations that stimulate learning about and through the arts. He/she will also develop and maintain positive relationships with the public and private school system, parents and children, students and teachers, senior communities and colleagues in the museum field. Our goal is to ensure that the educational focus is clearly articulated and communicated, while working to build strong and engaged audience through but not limited to classes, workshops, demos, online learning etc.
The Education and Public Programs Coordinator builds a team of Instructors, volunteers, and contract program providers; should be organized and detail-oriented; friendly with a sense of humor; exhibit strong communication skills; possess teaching ability; have an understanding of non-profit operation; leader and team player; and express interest in working in an arts setting with varied audiences.
Example of duties include:
Bachelor’s Degree in arts, education, Museum Studies, Non for Profit Organization, Museum Management, Business, Finance or a related field,. Three (3) to Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience with non-profit organizations, arts programming, and arts education. A combination of education and experience considered. Must have excellent customer service orientation and strong writing, editing skills. Working knowledge of Excel, Word, Adobe Acrobat, Outlook and PowerPoint.
Work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as office or meeting and training rooms, e.g., use of safe work place practices with office equipment, avoidance of trips and falls, and observance of fire and building safety regulations, and traffic signals when driving.