Education Fellow (1 Year Appt) [Museum of the City of New York]

Fellowship for Excellence in Museum Education at the Museum of the City of
New York

The Frederick A.O. Schwarz Children¹s Center at the Museum of the City of
New York seeks a full-time Fellow to oversee the development, logistics,
implementation and marketing of Family Programs in addition to working with
school groups on a daily basis to deliver our school programs.

The Fellow will work closely with the Director of the Children¹s Center to
create a plan for the Family Programs and work with the Manager of the
Children¹s Center as well as other full time staff to learn the content of
the daily school programs and methodologies for teaching in the galleries
as well as the Museum¹s classrooms.

This is a one year Fellowship beginning just before the start of the school

– Create a year-long plan for family programs including the development of
ideas for each session in accordance with the Museum¹s mission, work with
consultants to implement programming on occasion, create and lead the
majority of the programs being offered, and develop a marketing plan that
can create and sustain a new audience for the Museum
– Teach visiting school groups at least once a day
– Maintain the classroom spaces and all supplies that are used for the
school programs
-Coordinate with building and maintenance staff to ensure smooth
transitions between school programs
-Participate in trainings to learn content and evaluate existing programs
on an ongoing basis
-Coordinate community programs with organizations such as the Department of
Homeless Services, NYC Housing Authority, and others
-Market, coordinate, and implement birthday parties
-Collaborate on other departmental projects as needed

– Master’s Degree in Museum Education, History, or other related
educational fields. Strong knowledge of NYC history and contemporary urban
issues a plus.
– Experience teaching in a museum setting
– Ability to work on the weekends, which can mean a 6 day work week when
– Ability to make a year-long commitment
– Some experience working with a wide range of grades and groups with
special needs
– Experience working on marketing, creating, implementing and/or evaluating
family programs
-Ability to start projects by being flexible, proactive, and enthusiastic

-Knowledge of VISTA is a plus. The Fellow will be expected to quickly learn
how to use our websites ticketing and design programs to post family
programs online for marketing and registration purposes.
-Bilingual a plus

The Museum offers an attractive comprehensive benefits package including a
defined benefit pension plan. Salary is in the low 30¹s with 10 paid
vacation days.
The Museum is an equal opportunity employer.

Send your cover letter and resume to and indicate the name
of the position in the subject line. No calls please.

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