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Manager of Family Programs [Museum of Fine Arts, Boston]

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on July 5, 1973 in job announcements |

Under the direction of the Head of Gallery Learning, the Manager of Family Programs will coordinate and facilitate gallery learning experiences for young audiences. Essential functions include: Design and implement family learning activities for specific museum-wide events, such as School Vacation Week and Community Open Houses, as well as family events coordinated by  Membership and other departments; Facilitate drop-in gallery learning activities and events for families, such as Family Art Cart and Playdates; Train and supervise adjunct staff, work-study students, and interns as teachers and program facilitators. Schedule staff for events and programs; Working with the Head of Gallery Learning, participate in writing and developing interactive materials and self-guided activities for gallery use by families, drawing on input from the Head of Interpretation and the Curator of Education, as appropriate; Work with Department staff and adjunct educators, develop and implement interactive and engaging teaching methods; Participate in customer service training in relation to family audiences for frontline staff and others throughout the museum; Responsible for administration of family programs including budgeting, maintaining program web pages, scheduling staff, overseeing specific programs, and maintaining program records regarding budget, supplies, attendance. May require some evening and weekend work.

Qualifications:
B.A. or B.F.A. in art or art education required, along with 1 to 3 years of museum experience required. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills; Creative thinker and problem solver; Computer experience, including excel and web management systems; Experience working with children; Studio art experience.

How To Apply:
Please submit your cover letter and resume to: resumes@mfa.org. You may also submit your materials via postal mail to: Human Resources Department, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks diversity in its workforce.

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