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Coordinator of Adult Programs [The Jewish Museum]

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on October 5, 1972 in job announcements |

DATE: September 2012

 

DEPARTMENT: EDUCATION

 

TITLE: COORDINATOR OF ADULT PROGRAMS

 

SCHEDULE: FULL TIME

 

STATUS: NON-EXEMPT

 

REPORTS TO: MANAGER OF ADULT PROGRAMS

 

SUMMARY: The Coordinator of Public Programs works with the Manager of Adult

Programs to develop and implement creative, dynamic, and engaging programs

for a range of adult audiences at The Jewish Museum. This includes gallery

conversations, partnerships with adult organizations and universities,

auditorium-based lectures and discussions with authors, scholars and

artists, as well as performances. The ideal candidate is someone who can

think outside the box and who possesses a strong background in art history

and museum teaching.

 

DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

* Coordinate the planning and production of adult programs

* Develop and teach gallery programs for college and adult audiences

* Research program ideas and establish contact with potential speakers and

performers

* Liaise with speakers and performers about logistics in advance of the

program

* Coordinate and develop all pre- and post-program materials, including

letters of agreement and payment forms

* Work with Manager of Adult Programs to develop promotional materials

* Research and implement outreach strategies for Adult Programs

* Liaise with Box Office coordinator to track program data

* Gather and organize program statistics for museum reports

* Work with Visitor Services staff in assisting program attendees

* With Manager of Adult Programs, maintain calendars for all programs for

museum-wide distribution

* Assist Manager of Adult Programs in implementation of all daytime and

evening

programs

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

* B.A. Degree; M.A. preferred

* 3-5 years experience in museum education and programming, preferably with

adult audiences

* Excellent verbal and writing skills

* Ability to communicate effectively and with diplomacy when interacting

with

vendors, Museum staff, volunteers, and the public

* Strong organizational skills and ability to handle and prioritize

detailed projects simultaneously and carry them through to completion

* Creative, self-starter, team player

* Flexible work schedule: some weekend and evening hours required

* Good judgment and decision-making abilities

* Familiarity with social media

 

Send cover letter and resume to:

 

Director of Human Resources

The Jewish Museum

1109 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10128

 

Fax: 212-423-3232

Email: Jobs@TheJM.org

 

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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