Museum Education and Public Programs Coordinator, Coral Springs Museum of Art

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Museum Education and Public Programs Coordinator, Coral Springs Museum of Art



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: 

  • Coordinates youth and adult programming which may include special needs, autism, teens, and homeschooling and senior populations
  • Oversees all aspects of Camps (Summer, Spring Break, Teacher in Service days, Holidays) including class offering and schedule
  • Assists Director with public projects, events and programming
  • Builds programming relationships with outside entities
  • Assists with Special Event programs and Speaker Series  
  • Collects and analyzes data and creates reports to turn into grant analyzer
  • Participates in community outreach with veterans and parent education team
  • Greets class participants  
  • Assesses and evaluates instructors and programs
  • Assists in the hiring and recruiting process and manages all instructors
  • Coordinates adult and student volunteers for artist receptions
  • Works with Police Department for Summer Break Spot
  • Responsible for upkeep of classrooms including inventory and ordering of supplies, cleanliness and organization.
  • Partners with the Marketing Department to increase class participation numbers
  • Oversees education budget including materials
  • Assists with organizing speaker series and workshops for community 
  • Attends all museum related events and meetings
  • Sustains a friendly, positive rapport with other staff members
  • Flexible schedule required to work evenings and weekends as needed
  • Performs all other duties and tasks as assigned
  • Required conduct is to be ethical and fair while representing the City. Must be responsible to adhere to all workplace policies that support ethical business practices and standards of conduct including, but not limited to, polices on
  • Gifts, Conflict of Employment, Discipline, Drug Free Workplace, Employment of Relatives, Formal Grievances, Anti-
  • Harassment, Posting of Job Vacancies, Equal Employment Opportunity, Political Activity, and Recruitment and Selection. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, coworkers, elected and appointed officials, and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or political affiliation. 
  • This is a designated “Recovery” classification in the City’s Emergency Operations Plan and will require the employee occupying this position to work for declared emergencies. Completion of appropriate level of National Incident
  • Management System (NIMS) training is mandatory within one year of employment.

Typical Qualifications:

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.

Supplemental Information:

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.