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Associate Coordinator for Digital Learning [The Metropolitan Museum of Art]

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on January 10, 1974 in job announcements |

The Digital Media department seeks an Associate Coordinator for Digital Learning to manage aspects of the content development, presentation and implementation of public-facing digital technologies and educational multimedia to support the Museum’s collection, exhibitions and related activities, with particular focus on interactive media projects for children, as well as the evolution of digital learning resources for educators, families and the general public. Projects include the management of media-rich digital resources, interactive features, game-based learning, family-focused activities and content, collections-based itineraries, educational resource components, and related activities. The position reports to the Senior Manager of Digital Learning/Sr. Media Producer, and works closely with production teams to manage new content, create schedules, create and maintain databases, establish workflow, and prioritize, coordinate and document multiple projects and tasks simultaneously in a deadline-driven creative environment.
Primary Responsibilities
• Coordinate with Digital Media, Education and other professional staff to manage the creation of interactive content, with special focus on the successful and timely launch of a new interactive project for children (Inside the Museum)
• Plan, attend, and document meetings with Museum staff and consultants to develop, facilitate, and manage the launch of Inside the Museum
• Manage the creation and maintenance of databases for project-related content and production schedules
• Contribute to the creation of new media content
•     Other related duties.

Experience and Skills
• 3 years demonstrable experience in managing projects, budgets, and administrative functions in a museum or cultural institution environment
• Demonstrable interest and background in digital learning, and creating high-quality educational media tools for young learners
• Demonstrable experience in using databases and other tools for information management
• Demonstrable experience in handling multiple complex tasks, managing deadlines, and successfully coordinating or producing time-sensitive materials
• Excellent and professional interpersonal skills, including maintaining key collaborative relationships in planning and negotiation within a cultural institution; some supervisory experience
•     Strong verbal and written communication skills; detail oriented
Knowledge and Education
• Bachelor’s degree in educational technology, art history, Museum studies, library science, or related field required; masters’ degree preferred
• Knowledge of Content Management Systems preferred; knowledge of Filemaker Pro or similar database software preferred, experience with Basecamp, JIRA and other task-tracking programs necessary
• Command of Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite 2007/2010 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote)-familiarity with Microsoft Access 2007/2010 preferred

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

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