Program Assistant: for the Newport Restoration Foundationâ€™s active and growing
education and public programming department. This position assists with developing and
implementing programming for three museum sites as well as other educational programs
Qualifications: At least 1 year experience working with the public in an educational or
customer service capacity required, preferably in a museum setting. Candidate should
possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills; be able to organize and manage
multiple details without losing sight of the larger mission; and be flexible, good natured and
self-motivated. Bachelorâ€™s degree required, Masterâ€™s desired, in education, museum studies,
art history, history, historic preservation, or related field.
Duties: Assist in creating, planning and implementing public programs, events and
interpretive initiatives; conduct tours and educational programs (particularly at Rough
Point); carry out administrative tasks (e.g. manage group tour reservations, scheduling,
clerical work); work as team within the education department to fulfill NRFâ€™s mission.
Part time (25 hours per week). Competitive wage. Equal Opportunity Employer. Send
rĂ©sumĂ© and cover letter to Human Resources, re: Program Assistant application, Newport
Restoration Foundation, 51 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840 or
firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is February 17, 2014.