Education Programs Associate

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

(New York NY)


Education Programs Associate offers administrative support to the Academic

Programs area, in particular, to the College and Graduate Student Internship

Program.  This position also provides administrative support 2 days a week

to the division of School and Teacher Programs, with the exception of a two

month period when the internship program is at its’ highest level of

activity. The incumbent supports the Observant Eye program, Teaching Corps

Internship and serves as back-up for other administrative staff.


Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

* Process and assist in review of online internship applications; coordinate

interviews for prospective interns; mail acceptance/rejection letters;

process and maintain paperwork for I.D.s, project plans, evaluations, etc.

* Prepare contract letters/agreements for paid and unpaid interns; assist

with Visa and Social Security card processes for foreign paid interns;

process requests for payment and track expenses for interns and contractual


* Assist Educator with planning and implementation of summer internship

orientation, receptions and other events throughout the year

* Maintain internship section of the website; coordinate program information

for publications, online calendar, and other future venues as it pertains to

Internships and Academic Programs in general

* Support other areas of Academic Programs and School and Teacher Programs

by administering, registration, scheduling, collaborating with other

departments in the museum and outside constituencies.  Prepare readings and

handouts for training sessions and workshops, coordinate logistics; enter

events/resources into EMS and Vista scheduling systems, including Intern

tours and teacher workshops; compile and report overall statistics

* Create/maintain college mailing list and database of internship

applicants; establish alumni network; coordinate/collaborate with the

College Group at the Museum; coordinate marketing efforts and other means of

communication such as web postings, and email blasts

* Other related duties


Experience and Skills:

* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required

* Attention to detail required; excellent organizational and typing skills


* Ability to be flexible and to multitask preferred as is ability to take



Knowledge and Education:

* B.A. required, interest in art history preferred

* Knowledge of Microsoft Office Software (MS Access, Excel, PowerPoint,

Word, and Outlook required)

* Knowledge of EMS and Vista scheduling systems preferred as is knowledge of

Wufoo and other online tools


Please send cover letter, resume, and salary history to with the position title in the subject line.