Education Assistant, Whitney Museum

A full-time position is available in the Education Department as the
Education Assistant.  Responsibilities include:

– Assisting with Family Programs registration, scheduling, and
– Assisting with weekend family workshops, tours, and events
– Serving as the primary liaison with volunteers
– Ordering and organizing art supplies
– Managing the mailing list, creating reports and monitoring attendance
– Tracking budget records and processing payments and invoices for
program costs
– Assisting with marketing, outreach and new audience development
– Managing online community for the For Kids website and handling web
– Managing database administration for the For Kids website
– Conducting research as needed for website
– Assisting with evaluation projects
– Assisting the Manager of School, Youth, and Family Programs with
special projects and administrative work

Requirements: B.A., background in art history, American studies, and/or
museum education. Strong organizational and communication skills and
administrative experience are required. Experience working with kids or
family audiences is helpful. Knowledge of online communities and database
management is a plus. This job is often Tuesday-Saturday, with additional
work as necessary. The successful candidate can juggle multiple projects at
once, solve problems quickly and creatively, is extremely detail-oriented,
a good writer, can work well in a group, and is enthusiastic and interested
in learning more about the field of museum education.

If interested, please send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to:

Whitney Museum of American Art
Human Resources Department
945 Madison Avenue
New York, NY  10021

No calls please.

The Whitney Museum of American Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The
Museum does not discriminate because of age, sex, religion, race, color,
national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual
orientation or any other factor prohibited by law.  Qualified candidates of
diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant
positions at all levels.  This description shall not be construed as a
contract of any sort for a specific period of employment.