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Family Activity Kiosk Supervisor [Guggenheim Museum]

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on October 3, 1973 in job announcements |

Position Description: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is seeking a Family
Activity Kiosk Supervisor for the Education Department. The Family Activity
Kiosk Supervisor oversees the Guggenheim Family Activity Kiosk and related
volunteers.

Founded in 1937, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation is dedicated to
promoting the understanding and appreciation of art, architecture, and
other manifestations of visual culture, primarily of the modern and
contemporary periods. The Guggenheim realizes this mission through
exceptional exhibitions, education programs, research initiatives, and
publications. The Guggenheim strives to engage and educate an increasingly
diverse international audience through its unique network of museums and
partnerships. With nearly three million annual visitors worldwide, the
Guggenheim and its network is one of the most visited cultural institutions
in the world.

Supervisory Responsibilities:The Family Activity Kiosk Supervisor oversees
volunteers working at the Family Activity Kiosk.Responsibilities:€ Provide
a welcoming, friendly, attentive, knowledgeable guidance to small groups of
adults and children who visit the Guggenheim. € Supervise, train and guide
several teen and adult volunteers who assist with the kiosk.€ Inform
families of their options for visiting the museum through an
intergenerational approach including: Family Activity Packs, Family
Activity Guides, ³Just Drop In,² and Sunday Open Studio.€ Provide initial
information about Family Membership packages.€ Collect contact information
for follow up evaluations on the museum experience.€ General maintenance
and upkeep on the kiosk.€ Occasionally facilitate programs and tour
experiences in the galleries.Qualifications and Requirements:€ Background
in Education, Art History, Art or related field, working with children and
families in a museum setting.€ Ability to communicate effectively with
different audiences, especially groups including children.€ Outgoing with
strong interpersonal skills.€ A belief in the mission of creating an
accessible museum experience for the widest range of audiences.€
Dependability and punctuality.€ Fluency in multiple languages a plus.

The Guggenheim staff enjoys generous vacation, sick leave and personal
days, access to a variety of cultural institutions, discounts to museum
stores, and a stimulating and collegial work environment.

Qualified applicants please send your resume and cover letter, including
salary expectations, toemployment@guggenheim.org. Indicate the job title
³Family Activity Kiosk Supervisor² in the subject line.The Solomon R.
Guggenheim Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

Website: http://www.guggenheim.org/new-york/about/jobs/part-time

Job Date: 2013-09-25

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Other Details

Contact Name: Joan Sternberg

Contact Email: employment@guggenheim.org

Contact Phone: employment@guggenheim.org

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