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Assistant Museum Educator [Metropolitan Museum of Art]

The Metropolitan Museum of Art*, one of the world’s finest museums, is
seeking an Assistant Museum Educator for the high school internship program
in the Education Department. The Assistant Museum Educator reports to the
Managing Museum Educator, School & Teacher Programs. The successful
candidate will oversee the high school internship program and be responsible
for establishing and meeting strategic goals, developing strategic
partnerships with community and city agencies, developing program
curriculum, meeting growth targets, establishing mentors/partners throughout
the Museum, measuring and analyzing program outcomes, managing
administrative aspects of the program and partnering with the Museum’s
External Affairs Department on marketing and outreach efforts. Incumbent
will implement curriculum for the program, teaching a range of professional
development workshops and gallery/collection experiences. Incumbent will
also teach across programmatic areas in the Education department, as
required, and serve as Education representative to selected special
exhibitions.*Primary Responsibilities and Duties:* Recruit potential
applicants through strategic partnerships with New York City Department of
Education, New York City Housing Authority or other city/community agencies;
Conduct research on the program’s effectiveness using outcome-based
assessment/evaluation tools; Maintain and track internship program budget
and process internship stipends; Collect data, prepare and author
development reports to funders; Develop and implement special exhibition
programming as needed; Prepare program proposals for selected special
exhibitions as Education representative; Teach gallery programs across
collection areas for all audiences as needed; Other related

Qualifications:**Knowledge and Education:* M.A. Art
History, Art Education, or Fine Arts required; 2-5 years of museum education
experience.*Experience and Skills:* Experience with high school age
audiences; Experience teaching from original works of art in a museum
setting; Strong knowledge of art and/or art history; Strong knowledge of
pedagogy in museum context; Familiarity with evaluation tools &
methodologies; Strong project management skills; Strong collaborative skills
and ability to work as member of a team; Strong communication
skills.*APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 15, 2011*The Assistant Museum
Educator is full-time and includes full benefits. Salary will be
commensurate with experience. Send cover letter, indicating position of
interest, resume, and salary history to:**as a Word
attachment only with Assistant Museum Educator-STP in the subject lineor
mail to:*ATTN: HR-MW-AME/STP*

*The Metropolitan Museum of Art**1000 Fifth Avenue**New York, NY 10028*Equal
Opportunity Employer

*/Don’t forget to visit the Museum-Ed Web site for programs, archives,
sample documents and more.

Docent Program Coordinator [Grand Rapids Art Museum]

Position Title: Docent Program Coordinator

Full-time Position
The Docent Program Coordinator is responsible for leading and managing all
aspects of GRAM’s docent program.  This position includes planning docent
training sessions around key issues in gallery teaching, and developing
materials, information, and a curriculum of studies for docents. The Docent
Program Coordinator will also lead ongoing program expansion that will
encompass adding more volunteer docents and developing an enhanced menu of
tour programs.

Candidate must have proven leadership and organization skills, be an
inspiring public speaker, and  possess a Bachelor’s degree (MA preferred) in
art history or art education and be knowledgeable of current trends in
gallery teaching strategies.  They must also be proficient in Microsoft
Office software, familiar with social media, and be able to work a flexible
full-time time schedule, including nights and weekends.

Qualified candidates should send their resume and salary requirements, along
with a cover letter highlighting their qualifications as they relate to the
job requirements, to<>.
No phone inquires, please.

Museum Manager [Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum]

Roscrucian Egyptian Museum Manager

*Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum Manager*

Department: Museum

Position Summary

Manages the day to day operations of the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum and


Manages the day to day operations of the Museum and Planetarium, including:

Manages the internship, volunteer, and membership programs, including
supervising the Volunteer Coordinator and Membership Coordinator.

Manages the school tour (expeditions) program, including supervising the
School Tour Coordinator.

Reviews all staff work before it is submitted or published, ensuring
quality and accuracy.

Provides ongoing assessments of staff performance and yearly performance

Responsible for maintaining website content, posting updates, and creates
Museum publications: newsletters and flyers.

Responsible for evaluating vendors based on capabilities, performance and
consistent quality assurance.

Responsible for museum presence on social media.

Manages events in the museum and planetarium, including Rosicrucian Park
sponsored events, corporate rentals, and Friends of the Museum membership

Prepares event agreements for approval.

Prepares other documents for approval, such as permission to publish images.

Provides guided tours, gallery talks, planetarium shows, and museum
workshops when needed.

*Minimum Requirements*

Bachelor¹s Degree in Business or Museum Studies required, MBA or MA in
Museum Management preferred.

Two years management experience; non-profit or museum experience preferred.

Exceptional guest service ethic and high expectations for quality.

Proven ability to supervise people well.

Must be proficient in MS Office suite of applications (Outlook, Word,
Excel, PowerPoint) and the Windows file explorer, project tracking
software, electronic mail, and routine database activity. Familiarity with
Past Perfect software a plus.

Fluency in English, second language a plus.

Must be self-motivated and possess a strong work ethic.

Must have effective interpersonal communication skills (verbal and written)
and present a positive and informative experience and image of the

Must possess strong organizational skills and be attentive to detail.

Must be able to function in occasionally stressful environment and/or on
short deadlines and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Ability to work independently.

Must enjoy being a part of a team environment.

This position description does not promise or imply that the functions
listed are the only duties to be performed or that the position may not be
changed or eliminated. Employees are always expected to follow their
supervisor¹s instructions and to perform the tasks requested by their

*How to apply*


Communications & Programs Manager [Merchant’s House Museum]

Merchant¹s House Museum, NYC  Communications & Programs Manager

Merchant¹s House Museum
Communications & Programs Manager

Duties and Responsibilities.
The Communications & Programs Manager works with the Executive Director,
staff, and volunteers to
promote and manage public programs, special events, and other outreach
efforts. He/she also assists with
office management and provides administrative support to the Executive
Director, as needed.

Duties and responsibilities of the Communications & Programs Manager
include, but are not limited to:

Communications & Outreach
€ Create and publish website content
€ Expand and manage museum¹s online presence through social media and
online listings
€ Send and manage E-Newsletter for museum supporters
€ Print and distribute in-house brochures and event calendars

Public Programs & Special Events
€ Coordinate and help develop public education programs
€ Manage group tour reservations and give guided tours, as required
€ Assist in planning and execution of benefit events and site rentals

€ Maintain office functions, e.g., order supplies, help answer phones,
oversee equipment
€ Work with Executive Director to solicit and manage donations
€ Maintain Museum records
€ Undertake special projects for Executive Director, as needed

Candidates should have a minimum of a BA degree and, ideally, several
years experience working in a
museum or historic house.  Position requires superior organizational and
communication skills, high
energy, mature and motivated outlook, and an extraordinary sense of
humor. Computer savvy (knowledge
of Adobe Design Suite, HTML, and/or database programs a plus).

Salary and Benefits.
This is a full-time, salaried position. Occasional evening and weekend
work is required. The benefit
package includes health insurance, vacation, and holidays. Salary is
commensurate with qualifications
and experience.

For consideration, please mail or email a resume and cover letter to:

Margaret Halsey Gardiner, Executive Director
Merchant¹s House Museum
29 East Fourth Street, New York, NY 10003
Tel 212 777 1089 pi[at]merchantshouse[dot]org

Built in 1832, the Merchant¹s House Museum is New York City¹s only
family home preserved intact ­
inside and out ­ from the 19th century.  It is a National and New York
City Landmark.

Part-Time Science Educator [Brooklyn Children’s Museum]

P-T Science Educator Brooklyn Children’s Museum (Immediate, temp position)

Position/BCM Title:  Science Educator (Part Time Temporary)

Department:   Education

Supervisor:    School Programs Manager


BA degree in science education, natural sciences, engineering, architecture,
museum education or other relevant areas of study; and/or 2-3 years working
in a museum or other educational setting

Excellent public speaking skills and desire to interact with youth and

Demonstrated versatility and experience in teaching natural science,
engineering, ethnobotany, architecture and/or physical science programs

Ability to work independently as well as on a team; attention to detail;
initiative and follow-through

Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access

Physically capable of bending and lifting and capable of standing for long

Experience in handling live animals preferred. Museum will provide training
in handling aquaria, reptiles, amphibians and insects


Implement a variety of science programs including, but not limited to,
workshops, school programs, afterschool programs, and gallery facilitation
for children ages 3-14 and their families

Present live animals to large theater audiences (max 150 people)

Assist as needed in basic greenhouse/gardening maintenance and emergent
animal husbandry as needed under the close instruction of other trained
staff members

Data entry

Ensure the maintenance and upkeep of the exhibit spaces

Other duties as required


Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 9:30am-3:30pm and Sunday 10am to 5pm

Work special events and school vacations as needed

This is a temporary position through February 26, 2012

Part time position with no health/dental benefits

Brooklyn Children’s Museum is an equal opportunity employer.

Send resume and cover letter to

Amanda Smith

School Programs Manager

Brooklyn Children’s Museum

145 Brooklyn Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11213

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