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Coordinator of Public Programs and Community Events [High Museum of Art]

Posted by Amanda Gustin on June 19, 1972 in job announcements |

Coordinator of Public Programs and Community Events, High Museum of Art,
Atlanta

Title: *Coordinator of Public Programs and Community Events
(Regular/Full-time)*****
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*Department:*                      Education ­ Public Programs****

*Reports to:*                         Associate Director of Education for
Public Programs**

*FLSA:*                                    Exempt****

*Employment Status:*      Regular/Full-time****

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*POSITION SUMMARY:*

Coordinates public programs, lifelong learning opportunities, films, and
community education events for diverse adult audiences at the High Museum
of Art. ****

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*WORK SCHEDULE:*

·         Monday ­ Friday, 9:00 a.m.­5:00 p.m.****

·         Must also be available to work weekends and evenings as required
in order to fulfill programmatic responsibilities.****

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*ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following**:*****

·        Plans and implements a broad range of public programs including
but not limited to lectures, gallery talks, courses, workshops, symposia,
book signings, performances and films.****

·        Works collaboratively with the Associate Director of Education,
curatorial staff, and other museum staff to formulate public programs.****

·        Serves on cross functional teams with a variety of departments
including Advancement, Exhibitions, Membership, Special Events, Museum
Shop, PR/ Marketing, and Woodruff Arts Center partners in support of
institutional initiatives.****

·        Oversees program budget; facilitates contracts, travel
arrangements, payments and billing.****

·        Develops program copy for a wide range of Membership and
PR/Marketing promotional vehicles including the web, flyers, and
newsletters.****

·        Conducts ongoing program evaluation, prepares reports, and
compiles statistics.****

·        Keeps inventory of audio-visual archives; works with web team to
make public program content available through the website and other content
providers.****

·        Maintains extensive contact with a network of museum
professionals, members of the general public, the Atlanta community,
local/regional college and university staff.****

·        Stays current with educational best practices and keeps informed
about other programs locally and in other museums.****

·        Other duties as assigned.****

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*QUALIFICATIONS**:*****

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform
each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are
representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable
accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform essential functions.****

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*Education and Experience:*****

·        B.A. in art history, studio art, art education, or humanities and
3 – 5 years of museum experience with increasing levels of responsibility
required.****

·        M.A. in museum education, studio art, art education, museum
studies, or art history preferred. ****

·        Experience in developing and implementing public programs within a
museum context.****

·        Experience in object based teaching and tailoring presentations
for diverse audiences.****

·        Experience coordinating travel arrangements, bills, and payments.**
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·        Experience working within a project team as both a leader and a
team member.****

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*Skills and Abilities:*

*Language Skills:*****

·         Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.****

·         Effective writing, presentation, and public speaking skills.****

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*Mathematical Skills:*****

·         Ability to calculate figures and amounts.****

·         Ability to manage a budget and produce statistical reports.****

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*Computer Skills:*

·         Knowledge of Microsoft Power Point, Excel, Word, and Outlook;
familiarity with MAC operating systems desirable.****

·         Experience with web based applications and social networking.****

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*Reasoning Ability:*****

·         Ability to assess and evaluate information as to its validity and
appropriateness.****

·         Ability to organize and express information in a clear, logical
sequence.****

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*PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT*****

The work environment and physical demands described here are representative
of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.****

·         Some standing, walking, bending, frequent use of hands, stooping
and light lifting (at least 10 pounds) is needed.****

·         The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.****

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*TO APPLY, PLEASE VISIT http://intranet/viewjobs/viewjob.aspx?jobid=1411*

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Virginia Shearer****

Associate Director of Education, Public Programs****

High Museum of Art****

1280 Peachtree Street NE****

Atlanta, GA 30309****

Phone: 404-733-4464****

Fax: 404-733-4502****

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