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Assistant Manager for Education Exhibition Programs and Digital Assets [Metropolitan Museum]

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on March 9, 1974 in job announcements |
General Description:
The position, reporting to the Managing Museum Educator for Public and Exhibition Programs, fulfills two important roles in Education: coordination of exhibition-related Education programs and supporting the department’s activities in digital asset production, management, and evaluation. The individual facilitates workflow of program budgets and communication for special exhibition and new installation-related Education programming for all audiences. S/he also assists in the management of projects on behalf of Education by coordinating production, implementation, and evaluation of the department’s digital assets, interactive content, and presence on third-party platforms, working with department staff to maximize public awareness and online engagement. The incumbent also maintains a supportive role within the Public and Exhibition Programs Division and the greater department.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:
•Coordinates Education, curatorial, conservation, and other professional staff to conceive and plan education programs in support of special exhibitions and projects related to the permanent collection.
•Manages logistical components and budgets of special exhibition-related Education programs, including the determination of gallery limits for public programs and events.
•Assists in the determination of priorities for in-department Education projects related to digital asset production and serves as the coordinator for their successful completion.
•Assists in the planning, negotiation, placement, and oversight of Education’s presence on third-party platforms.
•Serves as Education project coordinator and liaison to Digital Media Department to ensure successful development, production, and impact, of digital resources that serve Education audiences, the department’s digital assets, and online presence.
•With Digital Media, tracks, supports, and analyzes participation of Education audiences on the Met’s digital platforms and on third-party platforms.
•Other related duties

Requirements and Qualifications:
Experience and Skills:
•3 years demonstrable experience in managing projects, budgets, and administrative functions involving a broad range of constituencies, vendors, and stakeholders.
•Demonstrable experience in handling multiple complex tasks, managing deadlines, and coordinating the production of time-sensitive materials.
•Demonstrable experience in using databases, digital asset archive software, and other information management tools.
•Demonstrable understanding of the potential of digital tools to support learning.
•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including maintaining key collaborative relationships in planning and negotiation; supervisory experience preferred.
•Experience with developing or conducting quantitative/qualitative evaluation studies/projects in a formal or informal learning environment a plus.
•Experience using social media tools and platforms.

Knowledge and Education:
•Bachelor’s degree in museum education, public administration, or related field required; Masters’ degree preferred.
•Some background in art history or education technology preferred.
•Command of Microsoft Office Suite 2007/2010 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote) required; familiarity with Microsoft Access 2007/2010, Adobe InDesign, Google Analytics or other tracking tools, and task-tracking software such as JIRA preferred.

Application Instructions
Please send cover letter, resume, and salary history to careers@metmuseum.org with the position title in the subject line. Application deadline is 4/1/14.

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