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Assistant to School Programs [The Whitney Museum of American Art]

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on December 15, 1972 in job announcements |

The Whitney Museum of American Art

 

A full-time position is available in the Education Department as the

Assistant to School Programs.

 

Responsibilities for this position include:

* Scheduling and administration of all Whitney School Programs including

single and multiple part programs and school partnerships

* Scheduling and administration of all adult private groups

* Serving as the primary point of contact with K-12 teachers and adult tour

organizers

* Serving as the primary liaison for all freelance museum educators

* Working closely with Visitor Services, Security, Education, and other

Museum Departments to ensure that guided tours run smoothly

* Assisting the Manager of Interpretation and Interactive Media and Manager

of School, Youth and Family Programs in managing For Teachers, a section on

whitney.org dedicated to K-12 teachers

* Managing the mailing list, creating reports, and monitoring attendance

* Assisting the School and Educator Programs Coordinator with outreach and

audience research

* Assisting with evaluation projects

* Assisting with Educator Programs

* Learning how to lead inquiry-based tours in the galleries

 

Requirements: B.A., a background in art history, or museum education,

experience working with K-12 students, teachers and administrators, strong

organizational and communication skills, and administrative experience.

He/she should be able to juggle multiple projects at once, solve problems

quickly and creatively, pay close attention to detail, and work well in a

group. He/she should also be excited about learning more about the field of

museum education. Position requires extended hours for program

implementation during the week.

 

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

Email: hr@whitney.org<http://hr@whitney.org>

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.

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